Articles from June 2018

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Keeping a Design Process as Focussed as Possible

Keeping a design process focussed is key, but how can you do so? Here are the three steps we take with our clients to focus their initial design ideas. 1. Focus is imperative in design. Introductory design meetings with clients can begin rather sporadic and jumbled. Everyone wants to lay out every single idea that comes to mind. We totally get it, you’re excited. Hell, we’re excited too, but there needs to be a structure to the design process, and a focus. We’ll listen to...

The EC World Cup Sweepstake

It was a week before the World Cup that we decided to conduct the EC World Cup Sweepstake. Those fighting for the grand total of £25 are: Harry, Woody, Dan, Ellie and Tom. Most of the competitors knew who they wanted to draw. Harry was interested in Germany, Tom was crying out for France, Ellie wanted anyone who was good, Woody wanted anyone who wasn’t bad, whilst Dan wanted Senegal (no idea). Conductor of the draw, Harry, began the preparations for the draw – by writing all the team...

301 Redirects – Are They The Best Solution?

Many search engine optimisers love to throw in a 301 redirect when an opportunity presents itself. But is that the best practice for your SEO and site’s performance? What is a redirect? You’re driving along and the road you usually use has been closed, forever! However, there is a new road and the diversion takes you to it. This is essentially what a redirect is. A redirect is something which can send both users and search engines to a different URL from the originally requested...