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How to choose the perfect GIF

If you’re anything like us, then you know that choosing the right GIF to finish off your tweet is just as crucial, if not more so, than the actual tweet itself. After all, with an average of 6000 tweets posted every second (meaning nearly 500 million tweets per day!) you need to find a way to make your tweet special. GIFs can be the perfect way to do this - along with giving you a...

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Meet the Team: Callum

Meet Callum! We’re very pleased to announce Callum as our new Graphic Design Intern! Callum joined us in May and since then he’s made a huge impact to the team and we couldn’t be happier to have him on board. So tell us a little bit about your role… “I’m currently a graphic design intern at Creative Pod. I contribute to the design process through creating logos and branding for clients. I’m also learning to create websites...

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5 Reasons Why Social Media Influencers are good for your business!

Word of mouth is one of the strongest forms of marketing out there and with ad blockers becoming more commonly used, it’s no surprise that Social Media Influencer marketing is being adopted by many brands as a tactic, to grab their customer’s attention. But what do these influencers really do for your business? We review five reasons you should give them a try…   You’re capturing a targeted and loyal audience, which drives sales! - “nearly...

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We Are Exhibiting at the Know Your Neighbour Expo!

On Tuesday 16th May, we'll be exhibiting at the Know Your Neighbour Expo 2017 at the Crowne Plaza, Crawley.   Last year, there were more than 60 exhibitors and 300 delegates at the Know Your Neighbour Expo. Therefore, it's a brilliant opportunity to meet a variety of different local companies. The event will be great for local businesses looking to gain new clients or maybe a start-up in need of some business advice.   We will be exhibiting and be displaying...

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We Are Attending the Acumen Business Convention 2017!

We can't believe it's already been nearly a year since the last Acumen Business Convention, but we're really looking forward to seeing what this years' event has to offer!   This year's Acumen Business Convention is being held at the Grand Hotel, Brighton, on Thursday 16th May. There's usually around 300 attendees, all of which are business directors and owners, which offers great networking opportunities.   The event will consist of the following speakers:   Jonas Kjellberg, Founder of Skype...

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Matt

Our Very Own Danny Zuko!

As you may have seen on our Twitter, our CEO, Matt Turner, will be transforming into Danny Zuko with his Sandy, Marcella Whittingdale, on 24th June 2017 at Hilton Brighton Metropole’s ‘Night at the Musicals’ themed Midsummer Ball to raise money for Chestnut Tree House.   He’ll be training over the months prior to the Ball to make sure he’s got all the steps down to a T(bird…sorry, couldn’t resist) and we’ll keep you updated on his...

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imagery

Enhance Your Social Content with Imagery

Did you know, our brains process visual information 60,000 times faster than text? When creating content for both social media and your website, be conscious that most people reading it would absorb the information better with relevant supporting imagery.   In a recent study, it reported that if text was paired with a relevant image, participants retained 65% of the information 3 days later compared to plain text alone. Without a relevant image, only 10%-12% of the information was retained...

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Google Analytics

How Google Analytics Can Help You Get Ahead With Your Marketing

Google Analytics is a fantastic tool that can be integrated with your website and enables up you track information about the way that visitors get to your site and interact with it and generate a variety of reports.     There are many benefits to your business by using Google Analytics, which are detailed below:     1. Track how people are finding your website                                   This is a really useful feature of Google Analytics, it allows you to see which traffic source each...

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Christmas Cards

It’s that time already…

We're not really sure where this year has gone, but Christmas is edging ever closer which means the cards will soon be on the mantelpiece and the tinsel will be hanging from every door frame. As we do every year, we're helping alleviate the Christmas pressure by creating personalised business Christmas cards for you to send out to your clients! We have a range of ready-made designs to choose from if you don't want the hassle...

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Autumn Statement Brexit

Join us at the Autumn Statement Breakfast Debate

  We are proud to be sponsoring the 2016 Autumn Statement Breakfast Debate, held by Raven Housing Trust, and we would love to invite you to join us.   This year's Autumn Statement will give the first indication of the effects of Brexit, with Philip Hammond promising to use it to reset the Government's Economic policy; significant announcements are likely to be made.   The debate is being held at 7.30am on Friday 25th November at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Crawley, RH11...

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