Following on from our post yesterday about our favourite blogs to stay on top of the latest design trends, we thought it would be great to share design-driven communities that are hubs for designers, illustrators and creatives old and new.
When you work in the design industry, it’s very easy to become stagnant when it comes to staying on top of the latest design trends. Therefore, we’re always keeping up to date with the best industry blogs showcasing trends, talent and techniques from the creative world.
With all the cuts and chops being made to the BBC, it’s amazing to see this managed to take off. The BBC Micro Bit, the new generation BBC Micro – 70 times smaller and 18 times faster than the original.
If you’ve not heard of Ello before, it’s a social media site that launched in 2014 as an ad-free alternative to Facebook. Whilst it hasn’t taken off in a way Facebook or MySpace did (back in the day) it has become a thriving online community for many artists and designers.
We spend around 15.5 hours a day consuming information, mainly online. Everything from social media to news to shopping to reviews to films and music. The first place we go to to find anything is online and with 3 billion people using the internet, there are plenty people your business can target.
Whether you’re ‘diversifying your skill set’ in the creative industry or simply taking a passing interest in coding – web development is one of the most fun, frustrating, challenging and rewarding areas of our industry.
We’ve all read blogs, you’re reading one right now! But are they simply online journals or do they have the power to drive new business and guide how people think?
Most people are immune to ‘marketing’ jargon with the increase over the last few years, Emotional Marketing has become a more viable way to interact with customers; appealing to people on a more personal level. Blogging for your brand is the best way to create a real relationship with customers, sharing more of an insight into the people and work behind your logo.
Search Engine Optimisation can make or break an online business and here at Fishtank Creative, we work with clients to to design and implement long-term, organic (well-behaved) SEO strategies through a whole number of Google-standard methods. But, what have the last 20 years meant for SEO?