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Most of us are very well connected these days.

I’m not talking about knowing the right people, but about technology—smartphones, tablets, and laptops give us a lot of mobility and potential to do research and shop from just about anywhere. That is why it is important for businesses to show a unified front when it comes to customer experience. Your site should look the same and have the same functionality no matter what device you’re … Read the rest

How many other people have the same name as you?

There are a lot of Lucy Nixons. As well as several in the UK, I know there’s an estate agent in America, as well as a Lucy who does equine Reiki treatment. In Australia there’s an illustrator and a cyclist… and there must be more.

Plenty of scope for confusion, especially since we obviously have similar email addresses. In recent weeks I have:

psychology-logo-designs

We don’t often post infographics, but I did like this one that Chris Landry from Colourfast sent to me, so I thought I’d share it.

Chris says “There is a lot more to logo designs than meets the eye. The colour, font, and shape of a business logo have certain associations that influence how a customer perceives your business…the importance of choosing an appropriate logo for your business becomes all the more important.”

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innovation

Most companies understand the value of innovation, or at least they say they do in the research and development part on their website…

We often come across businesses with a great research and development story that don’t share this online, or don’t do it particularly well. By talking about innovation, a company can reach out to key stakeholders, and also promote core messages about their business. For these reasons, an increasing number of companies include … Read the rest

derelict-house

In a previous existence, I used to enjoy debugging code. I also like to proof-read and sub-edit content… But it doesn’t take an expert to spot some problems.

As I’ve said before I spend a lot of my time these days exploring corporate websites. Sometimes I’ve been invited to sub the site to look for problems; sometimes I’m out hunting interesting new ways of doing things.

And sometimes I end up, uninvited, down a … Read the rest