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Royal Mail last posting dates for Christmas 2016

‘Tis the season to be jolly… It’s almost December and the Christmas advert battle has begun (which is your favourite so far?), festive tunes are being played throughout shopping centres, fairy lights are starting to twinkle and Santa is making his daily visits to shops and garden centres near you… …The “most wonderful time of [...] more>

Why is a mobile optimised website important today?

Since the early days of the internet, technology has moved on immensely and it continues to do so!  Gone are the days of websites only being viewed on large screens attached to desktop computers, today we hear that 4 out of 5 customers use mobile websites to make purchases and the majority of people view [...] more>

Tips for driving the right traffic to your website

You’ve spent valuable time and money creating a website which reflects your brand, conveys your messages, is built to last and contains all the features you need; but how do you ensure that your intended audience visits it?  With over a billion websites on the internet, competition to get your site to the top of [...] more>

Tips to make your website content stand out

Having established the purpose and platform of your website, it’s important to ensure that your content is accurate, appropriate and will effectively deliver the messages you want it to convey. 6 key features to consider when producing content for your website: Include an “about us” page – People often go straight to the ‘about us’ [...] more>

How to design an effective website – Part 2

Having decided on the functions you need from your website, it’s important to choose the correct Content Management System (CMS) for your site to be built on as this will enable you to develop it appropriately to meet these needs. What’s the best platform to build your website on? Firstly, it’s necessary to choose whether [...] more>

How to design an effective website – Part 1

Whether you’re reading the news, socialising with friends, looking for a new home, browsing the latest cars, booking a restaurant, doing your shopping or finding out about the work of a charity that’s close to your heart, there’s no doubt we’re living an increasing amount of our daily lives online. With over 1 billion websites on the [...] more>

Shining the spotlight on Yeomans Services – Creative (Brand development)

What is a brand? For many people, hearing the word “brand” conjures up images of a logo or tagline – the golden arches of Mcdonalds, the symbol of “apple”, or Nike’s tagline of “just do it” for example. However, a brand is much more than this – it represents a variety of perceptions and images [...] more>

A Noble Cause – Mission in Mongolia (part 3)

Phil’s now returned from his Charity Challenge and visits to projects run by the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation in Mongolia.  It was a physically and emotionally challenging trip and having had a few days to reflect on his experiences, he shares one of his encounters here: “It’s been a few days since my return from [...] more>

5 steps for creating a logo which makes the right impression

For many organisations or products, a logo is an important tool for recognition and to convey the values, beliefs and functions of their brand.  Many people see a logo before they have a personal encounter with an organisation, product or service, so they may form an initial opinion based purely on the name of your [...] more>

Remember a Charity Week 2016

From 12th – 18th September it’s Remember a Charity in your Will Week. According to Remember a Charity, 74% of the UK population support charities and 35% of people say that when family and friends have been provided for, they’d be happy to leave a gift in their Will.  However, only 7% of people actually [...] more>

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