Create content. As a small business owner, this is voiced a lot from experts and influencers in the marketing field. But there is a lot more involved in ‘creating content’, and it needn’t be difficult to obtain quick wins and start seeing an impact. Being visual. The first touchpoint with your target audience tends to…

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So, you’re not a designer and you have NO IDEA how to create those cool looking graphics you see on Social Media? You’ve given it a go… but anything you creates looks like a ruddy good mess… and not in a Jackson Pollock way… in the way that a 7 year old’s artwork on the…

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It would be nice if every time you needed something designed, you had a designer on tap. Every time you needed some social media graphics, or some handouts designed, or some presentation slides made pretty, but alas, sometimes you just gotta D.I.Y. it! So here’s a top tip, or rather a big mistake to avoid:…

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Today we are talking about how to make an animated photo using GIFs. Lost you yet? Don’t worry, we are sure you know what a GIF is already. A GIF is simply a group of images on a continuous loop. You will have most likely seen them online somewhere. Here’s an example: Pretty cool right? Now…

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Visual Content is so important in marketing these days. Visual content gets more engagement, clicks and general awareness for your brand in comparison to plain text, so luckily we have found a great app to help you with it. It is called ‘Place it.’ and unfortunately it is only available on iOS at the moment, however there…

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Yesterday we talked about how important design is when it comes to marketing your business. Today we wanted to tell you how to FAKE IT. This isn’t going to teach you how to be a designer. Being a designer takes years of training and practice. However there are some simple things that you should know,…

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Have you ever bought something that looks naf? No? Point made. There is a large debate around the importance of good design, especially for micro companies. Depending on if you pay a designer of if you try it yourself, graphic design can be either quite costly or extremely time intensive. Even when you do splash…

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