At the start of this ‘Month of Design’, we had a lot of work to do, as the month went on we became inundated with new requests for help while existing projects started to accelerate towards deadlines and launches – So our own marketing, blogging and general getting ourselves out there has taken a back seat.READ MORE
A better learning environment – everything designed for buildings where lessons are taught or study is the main aim, should be educational or inspirational or both but never boring.READ MORE
DESIGN should push boundaries that result in finished products people want to pick up. DESIGN should consider all aspects of what is being achieved now and be brave enough to turn the norm on its head to achieve something different!READ MORE
If you make sure [some of] these areas are covered, you will definitely be on the right track no matter what kind of site you have, but e-commerce also has some very specific usability and functions you want to be sure to tackle – some more obvious than others.READ MORE
Here at Blue Strawberry Elephant, we believe that design should be accessible to all business owners whatever their level of understanding because it’s essential to their business growth. We want to make it clear; in our studio, there are no stupid questions.READ MORE
The current figures estimate 90% of businesses will be using some form of social media for customer service by 2020 and people spend up to as much as 40% more with companies that they have engaged with on social platforms.READ MORE
|Who is this for?||Searchers of Truth|
|What is it About?||Creating Tailored Communications|
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Every now and then we all get the opportunity to refer someone to someone else.
Many in business have made a profession out of “networking” – to me, its just something you do – help people out, introduce one person you like to another person you like, as and when a need arises.
A couple of years ago I introduced two of our friends to each other, both nice guys, both running established SMEs, each of whom have passed me very useful information, insights and contacts over the years.
One of them – Steve Pearson, owner of Valve & Process Solutions, needed a Forklift Truck for the new warehouse facility in his rapidly growing company. The other, Shaun Hessey, MD of family firm Peterman Forklift Trucks, advised Steve, arranged the appropriate machine, and Steve’s team, who thought they might use the truck once or twice a month for the heavy lifting and moving, are now using it every day…READ MORE