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Why a ‘website coming soon’ holding page is not necessarily a good idea

Whether you are having a brand new website designed and your old one is down or you have yet to have a website put up at all you should never put out a ‘website coming soon’ page. You might think that with your brand new all singing, all dancing site on its way it’s best …

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What Impact Does Product Packaging Designs Have On Purchasing Decisions?

Packaging designs have a huge impact on the psychology of consumers. People are drawn to certain colours and designs, and well-packaged products are more appealing than simple cellophane wrapping. The quality of the packaging design can affect the performance of a product in a retail environment. When products are stocked on the shelves against competitor …

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Inspiration: Design Ideas For New Projects

It can sometimes be difficult for graphic designers to find inspiration for new clients – especially when it is an industry you have not explored much in the past and have little knowledge about. Looking for inspiration for your graphic designs can also be a time-consuming task and eat into your fee. Sometimes it’s a …

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What is Google’s Core Algorithm?

There was another flurry of activity in the SEO community this week as online businesses witnessed a dramatic twist in their organic search results. Yes, seems as though Google has launched another major update to its core algorithm. As usual, the search engine giant rolled out another snowball and as it rolled down the hill …

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The Psychology Of Marketing To Millennials

Millennials use the internet more than any other online generation and are subsequently changing the way brands express themselves and communicate with customers. Having grown up with mobile phones and computers in their life, the majority of millennials are much more tech savvy than most the previous generation X. It is obvious that millennials are …

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Zuckerberg Delivers Small Businesses Another Kick In The Facebook

Restricting organic reach to a measly six per cent is not good enough for Facebook. To be fair, many digital marketers tagged it ages ago, but organic reach on the world’s most popular social media network is now practically down to zero. 

Will it remain the world’s most popular network. Probably not with businesses. Unless …

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Photoshop Tips for Lighting Effects

Effective lighting on digital images can have a massive impact on an audience. And Photoshop is a great tool that gives designers numerous options of creating stunning lighting effects that give images visual dynamics. Lighting plays a vital role in artwork and helps the finished product look visually engaging and feel more alluring. Whether you …

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