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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


February 15, 2019

Promoting your business with hashtags

Hashtagging is a great way to increase engagement across your social media platforms. Hashtag’s make it easier for social users to find your brand and business as well as improving your click through rate! According to research from Buddy Media, tweets with hashtags receive 2X more engagement than those without hashtags. Although hashtagging was originally

January 30, 2019

Case Study: Drty South

The founders of Drty South, a South London athleisure wear brand, came to us with a vision of a smart, modern E-Commerce website, complete with bespoke photography showcasing their products. The founders were looking for a fully responsive site to allow their customers to easily purchase products. In order to fully understand their vision, we

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


March 27, 2019

Case Study: Rise Well

Rise Well, a start-up wellbeing and happiness consultancy, came to the Heybridge Creative Team with the vision of a clean and modern online presence. Jen Christie, founder of Rise Well, arranged a meeting with our team of online specialists to discuss her visions and ideas. Our team understood that because Rise Well is a new

March 1, 2019

The importance of keeping your website updated

Did you know that 38% of users will stop interacting with a website if it is not up to date or user friendly? Keeping your website regularly maintained is important to ensure you are constantly attracting new consumers as well as creating a good impression of your brand. Your website is a representation of your

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

Web Development


March 27, 2019

Case Study: Rise Well

Rise Well, a start-up wellbeing and happiness consultancy, came to the Heybridge Creative Team with the vision of a clean and modern online presence. Jen Christie, founder of Rise Well, arranged a meeting with our team of online specialists to discuss her visions and ideas. Our team understood that because Rise Well is a new

March 1, 2019

The importance of keeping your website updated

Did you know that 38% of users will stop interacting with a website if it is not up to date or user friendly? Keeping your website regularly maintained is important to ensure you are constantly attracting new consumers as well as creating a good impression of your brand. Your website is a representation of your

Branding & Design


March 27, 2019

Case Study: Rise Well

Rise Well, a start-up wellbeing and happiness consultancy, came to the Heybridge Creative Team with the vision of a clean and modern online presence. Jen Christie, founder of Rise Well, arranged a meeting with our team of online specialists to discuss her visions and ideas. Our team understood that because Rise Well is a new

March 14, 2019

The 52 Weeks of Design Challenge

We are now on the 10th week of our 52 weeks of design challenge! Throughout this challenge our creative team have worked hard to create the best designs to showcase. Using a word generator we have created a list of 52 different words and have to create a new design every week based off of

February 7, 2019

5 Unique Branding Trends For 2019

If you are looking to start growing and developing your business further it may be hard to know where to begin. Establishing a professional, reputable brand is one of the most important components to consider! Creating a brand that your consumers can trust is difficult, according to a survey, 54% of consumers don’t trust brands.

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


March 1, 2019

The importance of keeping your website updated

Did you know that 38% of users will stop interacting with a website if it is not up to date or user friendly? Keeping your website regularly maintained is important to ensure you are constantly attracting new consumers as well as creating a good impression of your brand. Your website is a representation of your

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


January 30, 2019

Case Study: Drty South

The founders of Drty South, a South London athleisure wear brand, came to us with a vision of a smart, modern E-Commerce website, complete with bespoke photography showcasing their products. The founders were looking for a fully responsive site to allow their customers to easily purchase products. In order to fully understand their vision, we

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