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Lifestyle Management from Splash

Posted by on Oct 7, 2009 in News | No Comments

Recently a good friend of ours, Collen Skinner, decided to branch out on her own.  Splash is her new company offering useful time-saving services to individuals struggling to keep on top of their day-to-day schedule. Colleen approached us to help her come up with a suitable identity.  After a few weeks of brain-storming we came […]

Hide or Remove the Info Window on an embedded Google Map

Posted by on Oct 7, 2009 in Tech | No Comments

So for the last couple of hours I’ve been grappling with a small, thorny Google Map related problem.  Since I’ve spent so much time finding an answer for this, I guess there might be others who are looking for the same solution. When embedding a Google Map into a site you often end up with […]

WordPress Workshop in Winchester

Posted by on Jun 12, 2009 in Wordpress | One Comment

A quick thank you to everyone that attended our WordPress Workshop in Winchester last night.  We certainly covered a great deal of ground in the three hours, moving from a general introduction to hands-on time posting new content and trying out the admin screens. Our practical exercise for the evening involved creating a post about […]

Westgate Dental gets a facelift

Posted by on May 26, 2009 in Announcements | No Comments

In 2001 Jenni and I moved over to the UK from South Africa. One of the first websites I built was for a friends dental practice in Winchester, Westgate Dental. Its taken awhile to get around to it, but this morning I’m happy to be launching a brand new site for Michael and the team. […]

How do Adwords auctions work?

Posted by on Mar 13, 2009 in Tech | No Comments

One of the discussions I find myself having with new and old clients, involves the auction system in Adwords. Its an intricate mechanism involving the advertiser, the user and Google. Concepts like Quality Score, Relevancy and the importance of Landing Pages can be difficult to explain. Luckily the Adwords team have just released a fantastic […]

Auditel up for Marketing Award

Posted by on Feb 19, 2009 in Announcements | 3 Comments

We’ve just received news via Norman Grossman (Auditel’s PR Guru) that the www.auditel.co.uk site has been selected as a finalist in the annual Franchise Marketing Awards 2009. We’d like to thank our parents and our accountant Jim, we couldn’t do it without you.  But seriously, we wish all the other finalists good luck and thank […]

History of the Web

Posted by on Feb 2, 2009 in Tech | No Comments

Great video put together by Melih Bilgil as part of his work at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany.  The animation uses the icons Melih has developed as part of his effort to create a pictorial language for describing electronic communication.  Really worthwhile watching:

Your website is ready for launch

Posted by on Jan 1, 2009 in Services | No Comments
Your website is ready for launch

Job done. Time to hit the big green “LAUNCH” button and go home. Or is it? We hate to be the ones to break this to you, but the work may just have started. Fact is you’re sending that site out into a very crowded space, its not going to make any impact on your marketplace […]

WordPress MU site for Auditel

Posted by on Dec 31, 2008 in Wordpress | No Comments

Auditel (UK) Limited are the leading cost management consultants operating in the UK.  The business consists of a network of over 100 consultants who offer cost and purchase management consulting to the business community in their area of the UK.  Each consultant in the network is actively promoting the Auditel service and the company’s head […]

UI work for Yell.com

Posted by on Dec 31, 2008 in Announcements | No Comments

During December we were contacted by the development team at Yell.com to pitch on some UI work for ongoing site improvements.  Yell.com is the UK’s leading source of business information.  We use it almost everyday here in the office, so it was something special to be asked to participate. We’re delighted to report that the […]