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Giving a little bit back

Giving a little bit back

A Freshleaf charity support round-up, showing how the 10% of our profits that go to charity get spent. It's easy to get life out of perspective. We think we're having a tough time if we get...

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Why 'funnels' are rubbish, and marketing is tough.

Why 'funnels' are rubbish, and marketing is tough.

A look at why the 'buyers journey' is not nearly as easy and linear as we're encouraged to think. Running a business is challenging. Finding work, finding people to do the work, retaining the...

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On the farm again: a good day's work

On the farm again: a good day's work

In our daily lives, most of us don't think about how lucky we are. We think we're having a tough day if we run out of milk or we miss the bus or the kids are whiny. But there are people in our own...

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Straplines: the good, the bad and the ugly

Straplines: the good, the bad and the ugly

When I switch on my laptop, it puts up on the screen “In search of incredible”. And I always think “Really?” - because I thought I was just going to watch Netflix. Asus’ strapline is supposed to...

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What's lurking beneath?

What's lurking beneath?

Just like with an iceberg, when we look at a website, we’re only seeing a fraction of what is really going on. What could be lurking beneath the glossy exterior of your website? On the...

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Who do I get to redesign my website?

Who do I get to redesign my website?

It’s pretty much safe to say, in this day and age, that every business needs a website. And so the question arises: how do we get that done?  There are a few...

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How to choose a website design agency

How to choose a website design agency

Choosing a web design agency – it can be a tricky thing. Do you go for the first thing that comes up on Google, do you poll everyone you’ve ever met to see if they have any recommendations, or do...

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Don't stick with bad stock - how to find great free images for your website

Don't stick with bad stock - how to find great free images for your website

A website design can stand or fall on its imagery. It’s possible to make a website beautiful in lots of ways, but trying to make one without any photography of at all is kind of a tall order....

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Five common website errors that annoy your visitors

Five common website errors that annoy your visitors

Does your website feature any of these things that annoy the majority of people? Here are five of the most basic usability sins - the issues you might have on your website that annoy your...

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Agencies – at your service?

Agencies – at your service?

How the customer/agency relationship can go wrong, and how to avoid it. When I’m talking to new or existing customers, I like to talk to them about other agencies. What can I say? – I’m nosy. ...

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