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From scratch to launch – we’re extra proud of this one

Many times, when we start working with a client, they have a logo already in place and some initial branding created. We happily work with them and their existing brand to create their websites and marketing collateral, but there is nothing a designer loves more than getting to start from the absolute beginning when it comes to creating a brand. And that’s what we were able to do for our latest client - Cucopia. The wonderful Sam Burrell approached us after we built her sister Max’s marketin...

March 19, 2021

4 FREE ways to research your audience

So, you have an idea of who your customers are but now you need to get accurate information and learn more about them. Here's some FREE and EASY ways to learn more about your audience: Speak to your existing customers. Whether it is by the phone, email or surveys, don't be afraid to speak directly your customer base. Find out what they have in common, what their interests are and why they use your products or services. This will help you form segments within your audience. Social media insight...

January 25, 2021

Do you really know your audience?

Have you sat down and really thought about WHO your audience, or potential customers are? You'd be surprised how many businesses struggle to answer this question. We recommend starting by creating personas - think of these as different group of potential customers. These personas can help you develop targeted messages and campaigns that will be customised, and appeal, to your different audiences. If you're not sure where to begin, below are some starter questions for you to consider. Use the qu...

January 16, 2021

Lockdown Lessons: What I've learnt from my local businesses

Throughout 2020 everyone showed a much stronger support for their small and local shops. For me personally I noticed such a massive difference in how I was shopping and what I was connecting with. I wanted to support my local businesses by purchasing from them but I also felt excited for them when I saw all their successes. I began to feel a part of them and their community (Like an ambassador almost). Businesses were sharing other businesses news and products/services and it felt like the high ...

January 14, 2021

What makes Instagram carousels such great content?

There are many reasons that carousels make such good content on Instagram. The main one being is it gives you a second chance to get in front of your audience. If your followers do not engage with your post the first time, Instagram will show it to them again using the second photo of your carousel - how great is that! Here's some more benefits: They increase organic reach They generate more comments They give you the ability to incorporate all types of content It gives you the chance to make yo...

January 11, 2021

Should we be using Hashtags on Facebook?

Short answer is YES Hashtags are now helping to increase organic reach on Facebook BUT using too many can decrease engagement. As usual it's a constant learning curve in the world of social TAKEAWAYS: Don't go hashtag crazy, stick to a couple Use them wisely - make sure they are relevant to your content Used correctly they can help extend your audience Create unique branded hashtags to help connect your content Encourage followers to use your #'s to create excitement around a specific event, ...

January 8, 2021

Tips to improve your Instagram

Some quick tips to improve your instagram: Varied content! Try to mix up your content, use videos, graphics, animated posts and photos Regram - share your audiences’ content that is related to your product or service. This is compelling organic content #️⃣ Make use of instagram hashtags. Make sure these relate to your brand and try to mix them up with each post. EXTRA TIP: Use location hashtags so your local audience can connect with you ENGAGE with your audience. Respond to their comme...

December 23, 2020

We're a Rocketspark Bronze Partner!

We’re extremeley passionate about the websites we create at Gab and the platform that we use. I spent over 11 years in New Zealand and built my career in marketing and design there, and it's also where I discovered the amazing #Rocketspark platform! Rocketspark is now becoming increasingly well known in the UK and we’re proud to be a part of that. Using Rocketspark to build our clients’ websites enables us to have free rein with our design. There are stacks of amazing features to take web...

December 21, 2020

Why your brands needs to use icons

With the growing use of social media and digital content to gain information, visual communicators are becoming increasingly important. And this is exactly what an icon is…a visual communicator. Icons offer you and your audience: a quick way to recognise your brand a simplified way of sharing a message or topic endless opportunities to develop custom icons AND it helps you stand out from the crowd! Need an icon or a set of icons created immediately? Contact us...

December 17, 2020

Sharing #BehindTheScenes

One of our most vital tips to clients is to share the behind the scenes activities of their business. Sometimes this can make people a bit nervous but there’s a few reasons why it’s important to do: It gives your audience an inside look into your business, who you are and your values It helps build your brand via social media  It enables you to build a connection with your audience, creating loyalty and trust  It encourages sales by building anticipation and excitement! So gi...

December 16, 2020

Helping an established business create its public face... and website

When the owner of an established and already successful business came to us for help in creating her first website, we were excited for the challenge. Enigmax has been in business for more than 10 years with a range of global clients and an established reputation, but it didn't have a recognisable aesthetic brand or a window to the world (a website). So, before diving in and starting website build, we first created an all singing all dancing brand that correctly represents just what Enigmax is a...

November 27, 2020

Lulu & Moon get Instagram and Facebook Shopping

Facebook and Instagram have given online shops the ability to list their products via their own customised shop. This makes the shopping and browsing journey smoother for online customers. What are the benefits? Well for one you shorten the buyer journey! Users are able to make a purchase without leaving the Facebook or Instagram app. Secondly, with your eye-catching photos users are able to simply tap on the products that peaks their interest and find out more... ultimately helping them make a ...

September 23, 2020

Proud to be working within the aviation industry

Gab is proud to be a part of CPaT Global LLC's branding for their new software platform - #Invent. This game-changing training software for the #aviation industry offers online distance learning. Here’s a sneak peek of what we have created so far! To learn more about #CPaT and Invent, visit www.cpat.com...

September 11, 2020

Family build the business they dreamed of over lockdown

moo-coco was born during lockdown when the Taylor family were able to spend quality time together. During this time they dreamed of creating a place where fashion, accessories & homeware came together within one brand. We were excited to be a part of bringing this dream to life! Using Rocketspark's e-commerce platform we were able to create a modern and sleek online-shop with integrated newsletters, discount codes and Xero integration to streamline their accounts. Take a look at their new websit...

September 9, 2020

Suzie Abbott gets ready for a new way of business!

Another website live and ready to launch their online shop when their stock is made! Suzie Abbott have recently moved from their high street store in Folkestone to a studio in the Creative Quarter due to the effects of Coronavirus. They've taken the opportunity to adapt their business model and will now be making and selling unique ready to wear clothing online and offering appointment only bespoke consultations in their studio.We've been lucky enough to work with Suzie ...

September 7, 2020

Our most popular Social Media package!

We're excited to share our most popular social media package! It takes the pressure off you and keeps your social content moving on the daily. Maintain and update three social media channelsPrice: £300 per monthThis includes:Written content, graphic design and publishing/scheduling of postsMinimum of 4 branded posts per weekDesign of cover imagery updated regularlySharing of relevant organic contentResponding to interactions on your behalf (will seek advice where needed)Liking and commenting on...

September 1, 2020

Building a brand as well as a great working relationship

There’s nothing we love more than building ongoing relationships with clients, so we were delighted when Rebecca, the wonderful owner of Lulu & Moon  got in touch to ask if we’d like to help with her website maintenance, content creation and social media.We helped launch the website and few months ago and remained on hand to offer advice and guidance where we could. Rebecca did a great job managing her social media channels and website, but with her shop due to open today (yay...

June 15, 2020

Our latest 'Practically Perfect' website

When a new client gives you a brief that includes leopard print and neon colours, you know their website is going to stand out from the crowd. The team from Practically Perfect Productions had a very specific idea of what they wanted their website to achieve, and along with sharing their offering and experience, they wanted it to have ‘real personality’. And we think we’ve delivered. The vibrant and bright website is an absolute feast for the eyes. It includes both leopard print ...

June 10, 2020

Showcasing building and construction projects

"I need a website that will show off my building and construction projects", our client said. “No problem’ we answered and just a few weeks later we’re proud to introduce Mee 2 Construction Limited’s swanky new website.The image-heavy site focuses on showcasing Mee 2 Construction’s beautiful workmanship and the quality of the projects the company delivers. The long-established business has no shortage of work to show off and with a fantastic brand already in place, our d...

May 28, 2020

Communication via online technology, the #NewNormal?

Here at gab we’re proud to use the fantastic Rocketspark platform to develop and host the majority of our clients’ websites. We love working with these guys, not only because of the amazing platform, that we won’t bore you with the details of, but also because they deliver great customer service and support to us as developers.Part of that service was due to be a Rocketspark Partners Day they were hosting in September, but sadly, due to #covid19, that event had been cancelled.But...

May 18, 2020

Lulu & Moon reaches for the stars

The owner of Lulu & Moon, a fantastic little clothes boutique, based in Chalfont St Giles, Bucks, knew they had to do something to overcome the dramatic halt in sales that resulted from the current COVID-19 crisis, so they turned to gab for help.In just 10 working days we designed, developed and launched their sparkly new website and we’re delighted to say, that just a few weeks later, Lulu & Moon is already seeing their online sales soar. Not only has the company’s new website helped t...

May 5, 2020

How are you adapting to the #covid19 lockdown?

Let’s face it, the only way you’ve missed what’s been going on around the world is if you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, and even then, I think some information may have crept its way in.The #Coronavirus and the resulting #COVID19 has brought much of the world to a grinding halt and sadly thousands have already lost their lives. Many companies are being forced to cut their expenditure in order to keep the lights on and pay their staff salari...

April 10, 2020

Helping to keep the world’s #CriticalInfrastructure operating

I’m delighted to be working with ClockSpring|NRI delivering the design work for their divisions, CSNRI, Advanced Valve Technology and GeoTree. The company delivers a range of products and services required to maintain and repair infrastructure that operates in industries as varied at oil & gas to water utilities & wastewater.View some of the design work here....

January 28, 2020

the batt & the cat - Gab's first client

How excited were we when the owner of Kent’s newest cat sitting and care service got in touch and gave us the honour of helping him launch his business? Hugely, that’s how!Mark Batt (now the name makes sense) had come up with a fantastic business idea that fulfilled a need in his local area and needed help with his marketing. After an initial consultation meeting we set to work creating a full brand with supporting website, social media channels, posters, leaflets and copy.His bat/cat logo w...

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