Social Media

Instagram Ads | A Slow Burner Or An Insta-Success?

September 2015 saw global photo and video sharing site, Instagram, launch its widely-anticipated sponsored ads. With 400 million users worldwide, the platform now allows advertisers to directly target users with paid ads, to drive revenue as well as increase followers. Fast forward to June 2016, and a study released by Stata claims that Instagram advertising…

Read more
Content

Stop The Press: Print Media Is Dead

That old adage, “today’s headlines are tomorrow’s fish and chip wrappers”, is now lost on many. Not because of the rejection of irresponsibly sourced fish or the introduction of biodegradable takeaway boxes, no. But because of the slow, painful death of print media. In March of this year, The Independent, the centrist tabloid paper, made…

Read more
Social Media

Twitter Engage – Who, What and Why?

Are you an on-the-go celebrity type with a legion of fans and too many @mentions to (Twitter) handle? Then you’re probably the perfect candidate for this latest offering from the social media giant. Here’s the lowdown on Twitter Engage (because fame and fortune could be just around the corner…). Who Designed for ‘creators, influencers and…

Read more
SEO

How To Determine Malicious Links

You’d think people have better things to do than harass their competitors all day, but never underestimate a persistent troll. You may be asking yourself, is negative SEO even a reality? Do people really spend all day chasing links and spamming competitors in order to damage a competitor’s position on Google? Unfortunately, yes. There are…

Read more
BrandDesign

Amnesty International vs Médecins Sans Frontières

It’s that time again when the spotlight falls on our UX battlefield. This month, we’re taking a look at the philanthropic sphere by reviewing the websites of two well known charitable organisations; Amnesty International and Médecins Sans Frontières. Our Creative Team offers an expert opinion on how these associations deliver their campaigns, relay current issues…

Read more