10 essential CMS features - Let's make the web painless!
10 things to look for in a content managed website to make sure that the hassle of editing doesn't stop you from realising your site's full potential...
1. Beautiful design - beautifully built
That's two separate things - but the starting point for any site.
Beautiful design doesn't mean you have to make your site look like a Fashion House or perfumer - it just means that the...More
Briefing - 10 tips for better briefing
Clients often tell us that pulling together a brief for a designer can be quite stressful – but from our experience there really isn’t any need for it to be. You don’t always have to do a lot of preparation, and it certainly doesn’t always need to be a written brief. Here are our 10 tips to help you get the most out of the briefing process.
1. Try not to make your...More
E-Comms - 10 tips to get you started
Electronic communications are a great way to keep in touch with a wide range of audiences – from customers and prospects to colleagues and employees.
If you are planning an e-comms campaign, here are 10 points to bear in mind…
1. Plan what you are going to offer
If you want to break free from the junk mail, make sure you put together a mailing that gives your audience...More
High-res or low-res? - How to make sure your digital images are suitable for print
If you want to use your digital photographs in print, no matter how beautiful the image, it is essential to make sure that the image is high enough resolution for print.
What is 'Resolution'?
Digital images are made up of thousands of pixels (blocks of colour), and the number of pixels in the image will determine how high the image's resolution is.
The image's resolution is the...More
PowerPoint - Presentations That Really Work
How to create and give PowerPoint presentations that work
You've already seen enough dull PowerPoint slides to last yourself a lifetime. So why, when it's your turn behind the lectern, do you boot up the same old speech?”
DEATH BY POWERPOINT Angela R. Garber
How does your organisation use PowerPoint to present itself?
Are they clear, entertaining and consistent - or...More
Setting Objectives - 10 Tips on Planning for Success
With the recession biting hard, and ever-greater pressures on limited resources - planning how to find ways to do things better has never been more important.
What could you and your team do better? What are the things you have been working round? What could be lifting you up and carrying you along, but is actually just dragging you down?
What are the things you really need to get sorted,...More
Tenders - Could yours be better?
You’ve spent hundreds of hours perfecting the content of your new business tender. You’ve put blood, sweat and tears into making sure it says all the right things – you’ve dotted all the i’s and crossed all the t’s. It’s perfect.
Until you take a step back and notice how it looks. ‘Could the presentation be better?’ ‘Does it let...More