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January 2, 2019

How to prepare yourself for the January rush

It’s time to pack away your decorations until next year, Christmas is over and it is time to start the New year! Many people find the start of January a difficult time, with the fun festivities over the thought of a new work year may seem dreary however, it doesn’t have to be. The new

December 27, 2018

Heybridge Creative’s New Years Resolutions

Making a New Years Resolution is a great way to assess your achievements and goals for 2019. Spend some time thinking of all of the great things you have achieved in 2018 and start to think of things you want to learn or improve on. Creating goals for the New Year in the workplace is

December 18, 2018

Christmas Hours

Christmas is fast approaching and the Heybridge Creative Team is hard at work to ensure everything is ready for our Christmas break! Please be aware that our office will be closed from Thursday 20th December to Thursday 3rd January. We will deal with all requests as soon as we can. From the Heybridge Creative Team,

December 14, 2018

How to maintain productivity during the Christmas build up

Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the least productive time of year! During the build up to Christmas it is easy to find yourself distracted with thoughts relating to the turkey you forgot to buy or great present ideas for your loved ones. Without being a Scrooge, it

December 4, 2018

#52weeksofdesign

On the 4th January 2019, our expert team of designers will be partaking in the #52weeksofdesign challenge. We used a random word generator to find a phrase to base our designs off of. These words can literally be anything and our team will work hard to ensure these designs are unique! Every Friday (for 52

November 5, 2018

Preview of WordPress 5.0

WordPress have announced the release of their latest update, complete with a new default theme. This release is scheduled on the 19th of November 2018 and is exciting news amongst all WP developers. WordPress 5.0 is set to work similarly to the new developing plugin, Gutenburg. Gutenburg was released earlier this year and offered a

Online Marketing


January 17, 2019

Email Marketing; The Basics

Email Marketing is a great way to send news and business updates to both current and potential customers. Marketing through email can be easily overlooked, especially with the high amount of social media users, despite this it still remains a popular form of marketing. Email Marketing doesn’t have to be confusing with our guide to

November 20, 2018

The beginners guide to Social Media

In the UK there is roughly 42 million social media users, this number steadily increases every year. For younger generations, social media is a way of life however, for older generations social media may seem like a confusing, waste of time. Social media, is much more than just a platform to communicate with people, it

October 9, 2018

Ten ways to get noticed on Social Media

Social Media is an important form of marketing; it has many advantages that set it apart from other types of marketing. Social media marketing comes at a low cost and is the quickest way to reach a wider target audience however, it can become easy to feel lost on social media. Creating an account is

Web Design


January 8, 2019

10 Website Must Haves

Whether you have chosen to design your website yourself, or have opted for a design agency, there is some key components you must keep in mind. Maintaining a successful website is a key part of your Internet presence, therefore understanding exactly what your website must include is important! We have composed a list of our

November 8, 2018

How professional imagery can change your website

Appearance is everything when it comes to designing a website. Finding quality images that are relevant to your business is important as people favour visual content to text-based content. Users much prefer to view websites that contain a small amount of helpful content, with good, relevant images, rather than viewing a site that is full

November 5, 2018

Preview of WordPress 5.0

WordPress have announced the release of their latest update, complete with a new default theme. This release is scheduled on the 19th of November 2018 and is exciting news amongst all WP developers. WordPress 5.0 is set to work similarly to the new developing plugin, Gutenburg. Gutenburg was released earlier this year and offered a

October 22, 2018

How to optimise your website for mobiles

Mobile users now take up at least 52.99% of global Internet traffic, this is why it is so important that your website is responsive on mobile as well as desktop. Websites that aren’t optimised on mobile can lose potential clients due to small, unreadable text and longer load times. Longer load times can cause clients

September 24, 2018

Our recommended WP plugins

Hi, my name is Olivia and I am the newest addition to the Heybridge Creative team! Web design does not have to involve complicated coding, with thousands of plugins on the market, each with different purposes, you can pretty much build an entire website using simple and efficient plugins. If you are looking to build

Branding & Design


December 4, 2018

#52weeksofdesign

On the 4th January 2019, our expert team of designers will be partaking in the #52weeksofdesign challenge. We used a random word generator to find a phrase to base our designs off of. These words can literally be anything and our team will work hard to ensure these designs are unique! Every Friday (for 52

November 29, 2018

How to choose appropriate branding for your business

Whether you are working on starting up a new business, or you are looking to revamp, establishing your branding can be difficult. Your brand creates a memorable impression on consumers as well as showing your level of professionalism. Your brand must be easily identifiable and easy to distinguish amongst competitors. You can use simple, yet

October 3, 2018

The importance of branding your business

Branding is an important base for your business, not only is it used to attract potential clients but it is also used to maintain clientele. Many people associate the concept of branding with graphic design, however it goes much further than that. With many likeminded businesses in your industry, your branding is what sets you

SEO


January 22, 2019

5 SEO trends in 2019

Search engines are constantly evolving and it is important to understand how they are developing. Search engines tend to develop in 2 ways; advancement in technologies and user behaviour. So how will they be evolving this year? Voice Search Mobile First Indexing Keyword Research Secure Sockets Layer Influencer Marketing Voice Search In the last couple

October 22, 2018

How to optimise your website for mobiles

Mobile users now take up at least 52.99% of global Internet traffic, this is why it is so important that your website is responsive on mobile as well as desktop. Websites that aren’t optimised on mobile can lose potential clients due to small, unreadable text and longer load times. Longer load times can cause clients

October 18, 2018

Improve your SEO with a blog

Search Engine Optimisation; also known as SEO, is the process of receiving traffic from the search results on search engines. Understanding SEO and how to utilise it to bring more traffic to your website helps to boost the amount of visitors and potential customers you will receive. So how does it work? The search engine

Photography


November 16, 2018

Introducing…HeyDrone

HeyDrone is the partnering company to Heybridge Creative, specialising in creative drone photography and videography. Aerial photography is still a fairly new concept however; it offers a whole new outlook on imagery. Drone photography produces high quality imagery, covering a much larger surface area, as well as being a unique way to photography your property,

November 8, 2018

How professional imagery can change your website

Appearance is everything when it comes to designing a website. Finding quality images that are relevant to your business is important as people favour visual content to text-based content. Users much prefer to view websites that contain a small amount of helpful content, with good, relevant images, rather than viewing a site that is full