Watch Out for the Bounce! 5 Essentials for an Effective Home Page

Watch Out for the Bounce! 5 Essentials for an Effective Home Page

Have you ever walked into a shop, only to quickly turn around and walk out again?

Shooting yourself can be good for business!

Shooting yourself can be good for business!

Video is big and getting bigger – and it’s not all skateboarding squirrels or cats that bear a striking resemblance to historical dictators.

Why Do So Many Businesses Choose Studio 18? Because We’re Worth It!

Why Do So Many Businesses Choose Studio 18? Because We’re Worth It!

If you need to stock up on groceries, the process is pretty straightforward: you know what you need, you know how much money you have, you choose the supermarket that best suits your budget, and everything is conveniently priced up for you.It can be trickier when you come to brief out your new website, a brochure, or a brand refresh.

Don’t Get Stuck for Words – Create Design & Copy Alongside Each Other!

Don’t Get Stuck for Words – Create Design & Copy Alongside Each Other!

A little while back, we blogged about the concept of Content-First website design, how all content being used in a website design project needs (ideally) to be available to the designer before they begin work in order to guarantee best results.

Why Good Website Design Starts With Content-First!

Why Good Website Design Starts With Content-First!

Which should come first, design or content?If you’re planning to have a new website created, this is a question you’re going to need to address right at the start of the process.

Climate Control: Using Information Architecture to Organise The Walker Institute’s New Website

Climate Control: Using Information Architecture to Organise The Walker Institute’s New Website

Every day we come into work, we’re reminded how lucky we are to have our offices at the University of Reading, and to be part of the diverse and dynamic community of businesses that call the campus their home.

Using Psychology to Help Design Your Website #2

Using Psychology to Help Design Your Website #2

Is your website triggering the right emotions?In our second blog considering how psychology can be applied to web design, we’re again donning our tweed jacket, stroking our goatee beard, and asking you to lay back on the couch and tell us all about your website – specifically, does it engender the right emotions in your visitors?It’s all in the mindWe, humans, are emotionally sensitive creatures.

Using Psychology to Help Design Your Website #1

Using Psychology to Help Design Your Website #1

Is your website easy on the brain as well as on the eye?You could be forgiven for thinking what has psychology, the science of the mind got to do with web design?

Are You in a Relationship with Your Designer?

Are You in a Relationship with Your Designer?

What’s your relationship with your designer like?

Be the Same, but Be Different! Make Your Website Stand Out in a UX World

Be the Same, but Be Different! Make Your Website Stand Out in a UX World

It’s logical that from a design perspective, most cars are pretty similar to each other.

Content Marketing: Why Quality Beats Quantity

Content Marketing: Why Quality Beats Quantity

The marketing mantra, ‘Content is King’ is something that’s heard everywhere today.

You’re Booked! Why Your Business Needs a Bespoke Event Booking Solution

You’re Booked! Why Your Business Needs a Bespoke Event Booking Solution

Face to face events are an important part of the marketing mix.

A Brand New Website for a Brand New Year!

A Brand New Website for a Brand New Year!

Like all the companies we work with, our website is pivotal to our business.

Read All About It! eBooks can Boost Your Marketing

Read All About It! eBooks can Boost Your Marketing

In order to drive traffic to your website and encourage prospective customers to begin their sales journey with you, you need to create and distribute compelling content in a range of online formats.

Show & Tell: Boost Your Website’s Performance with Video!

Show & Tell: Boost Your Website’s Performance with Video!

The origins of the idiom, ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ are uncertain, but it’s true there are many instances when information can be communicated far more effectively using visual images rather than text.

Game Changer! How Gamification Can Turn Work Into Play

Game Changer! How Gamification Can Turn Work Into Play

What would motivate you to do a task you didn’t particularly want to do?