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Interesting marketing trends

By cspringthorpe | May 1, 2018

There is a really interesting article on BrandWatch about trends in marketing and social media. If you have 5 – 10 minutes and are interested to know the best time of day to post on Instagram or how long a blog post should be for most interaction, then take a read. https://www.brandwatch.com/blog/10-things-we-learned-about-marketing-this-year

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Trying to decide on a company to print your Business Cards?

By cspringthorpe | May 1, 2018

I have printed many business cards over the years, some better than others, but my most recent ones for Scraggly Cow I think are the best yet. (yes of course I’m biased…) Anyway I thought I would dig back and find some old card designs to give you a chuckle, but I could only find…

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How to add a user / admin to your Facebook page

By cspringthorpe | May 1, 2018

I have been asked this many times and it really is simple, assuming that you have your password and login details for your FB account, which tends to be the first hurdle to overcome… That said, assuming you have your login details ready and want to know how this video is made for you!

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How to videos

By cspringthorpe | May 1, 2018

Recently I built a website for the local village of Furnace. The brief included the easy ability for various members of the community, with little or no technical knowlegde to be able to update the site. So the ‘backend’ or the administrator part of the site I made very simple depending on the permissions given…

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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

By cspringthorpe | Jan 31, 2018

New EU legislation as to how data is held and processed by businesses of all sizes is due to come into law in May 2018. So the big question is will your business be impacted? In short, yes. Individuals, organisations, and companies that are either ‘controllers’ or ‘processors’ of personal data will be covered by…

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colours

Coolor

By cspringthorpe | Nov 22, 2017

Do you struggle to work with colours wondering what complements what and how to make your site and marketing really zing? Well join the club we have all been there! Fortunately Coolor is an amazing website where you can create and save as many colour combinations as you like. Creating beautiful colour schemes that always…

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Have I Been Pwned?

By cspringthorpe | Nov 11, 2017

If you have an email address then this is a great website to check whether it’s safety has been breached. Basically, you enter your email address and the website “Have I been pwned” by Troy Hunt will check it against the current list of data breaches. If you’re still not sure you can read more…

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browser comparisons

Which is the fastest browser?

By cspringthorpe | Jun 9, 2017

Good question! Here at Scraggly Cow for years we have been big fans of Chrome for it’s speed, add-ons and speed, did we mention speed? Yes it’s all about speed and security and in both these aspects Chrome has been fantastic, but now Edge, Microsoft’s new browser is really looking like it’s worth considering… On…

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canva

Are you terrible at design? You need Canva!

By cspringthorpe | May 20, 2017

Are you terrible at design? Not a clue where to start with Photoshop? Check out www.canva.com it’s a great free tool with the option to pay a small amount for some premium photos / designs. Super easy to use, try it and see! www.Canva.com

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