Power of Pull Quotes

"I've been sober for six months once before - and it drove me to drink". "It's just all a bit of shit... and I'm here to shake it up." "I'd tell my younger self that you can actually do anything you want"  These are the sort of quotes that manage to get your attention.  They … Continue reading Power of Pull Quotes

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Cat Videos a Path to Happiness

No member of the animal kingdom has garnered internet fame like the humble domestic cat. I always think if you’re going to procrastinate then do it with mindfulness and intention. Internet Cat Videos have always been one of my favourite ways to procrastinate. New research indicates that Videos can provide significant health benefits. Yes, it’s … Continue reading Cat Videos a Path to Happiness

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5 fonts that Spock would have loved

Spock is my favourite characters from Star Trek.  If Spock were a designer what sort of Typography would appeal to him?  This theoretical perspective interested me as Spock is a scientist rather than a creative.  Typography design, choice, and selection would appeal to his intellect.  There is a preciseness and attention to detail with typography … Continue reading 5 fonts that Spock would have loved

Street art – crouching girl Enmore

I took this picture of a black-and-white stencil the other day while walking the dog. 

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Adobe demonstrates variable fonts

Adobe has offered a sneak peek to variable fonts coming to Photoshop CC. This new Open type format allows you to add attributes to fonts, be it size, thickness or angle of tilt. The idea is to be able to create a combination of fonts quite easily for its future documents. We do not know … Continue reading Adobe demonstrates variable fonts

Black Hat vs. White Hat SEO

What is the Difference Between White Hat SEO and Black Hat SEO?

White Hat SEO is an SEO technique that is highly valued by search engines and add value to the user experience.  It is the practice of publishing web pages that are useful to people. Black Hat SEO are SEO techniques that search engines penalise for their questionable quality.  It is associated with the unsavoury practices of … Continue reading What is the Difference Between White Hat SEO and Black Hat SEO?

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gTLD Domain Names

Findability on the internet is a priority for small businesses. For 2017, Companies that respond quickly have an opportunity to take the lead by leveraging an influx of new generic domain extensions that are beginning to fill the market.  A generic top-level domain (gTLD) is one of the categories of top-level domains (TLD’s), maintained by … Continue reading gTLD Domain Names

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Cropping images – creates visual interest

Leave it in or out? One can make an enormous impact on the 'look and feel' of a image with the wise choices about what should be included, and what should not. This process is known as cropping and is a fundamental image manipulation technique. Cropping alters the original visual; it changes the outer shape, … Continue reading Cropping images – creates visual interest

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What is a Content Management System (CMS)?

A content management system (CMS) is a platform or program that will help create ongoing content and manage your businesses website without any programming knowledge. It provides a central online resource for the control of your content on a website.  It allows anybody with a minimal knowledge of web design to delete or edit content. … Continue reading What is a Content Management System (CMS)?

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Greeking – No it is not the latest Sexual Fad

Although it sounds like it ‘Greeking’ is not some weird sexual practice practised by the ancients.  ‘Greeking’ is a technique that originated in advertising where the potential ad copy or text for a new ad being developed is represented by non-words so that the viewer can focus on the overall design rather than getting caught … Continue reading Greeking – No it is not the latest Sexual Fad