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    Why user testing is essential for your next web project

    31st July 2018

    Before you launch a website, you’ll go through your standard checklist… is it designed well? …is it mobile-friendly? …does the content convey your company services? Is it all singing and dancing etc, etc …but wait! What if your website does all of this, but lacks a fundamental point. Can the user find what they are looking for and […]



    How Website Mobile Speed Affects Your SEO

    18th July 2018

    We’ve given you the lo down on designing a website with mobile friendliness in mind – now we want to chat to you about the speed of that website. In the world of websites, slow and steady won’t win you the race – not even close. The speed of a website has always been important. […]



    How using live chat can revolutionise your ecommerce business

    6th July 2018

    Live chat is a platform that allows individual users to get in contact with a business directly. Similar to an instant messenger application, live chat occupies a middle ground between phone and email customer support. Live chat has a huge number of benefits comparing to traditional forms of customer service, and the businesses that invest […]


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    Frozen champagne, prosecco and Pimms.. POPS-tastic!

    27th June 2018

    This week is going to be an absolute scorcher and we all know nothing goes better with fun in the sun than an ice cream or a nice cold one, so our newest client has ‘popped’ up at the perfect time!   Created by two school friends back in 2014, POPS has become the marketing […]



    Corporate branding: 5 questions you should be asking

    5th June 2018

    Your brand should give your customers a picture of who you are and what you want to be known for. It should tell people more about the motivation, quality and values behind your service or product. Building your corporate brand isn’t just about a logo, a catchy slogan, advertising or packaging. It extends to the […]


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    SeaBro. Modernising a 30 year old brand

    4th June 2018

    Those of you who are based locally, may recognise the SeaBro brand. Over the past few months we have been working alongside Southend based SeaBro Group to revamp the SeaBro brand and the group websites. The challenge for us was that the SeaBro logo, after over 30 years in existence, was beginning to look tired […]



    Creating websites with mobile friendliness in mind

    Do you have a mobile phone?… (probably a stupid question) Do you look at websites on it?… (probably another stupid question) Finally, are you looking at our website, right now, on a mobile phone?… If you answered yes to one or more of the above, you’re part of the reason that mobile friendly websites are […]



    Five rules to follow for amazing product packaging

    24th May 2018

    When designing packaging for a new product or a redesign for an existing product, there are a number of different factors you need to be aware of. Packaging can make a huge difference both to the potential buyer’s comprehension of the product, and also its ability to sell, so it right that you should take […]


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    Re-launching the Coach Direct brand & website

    10th May 2018

    Here at Page Creative, we’re proud to build lasting relationships with our clients, being able to call them our friends. One of these great partnerships has been with Coach Direct, with whom we have the pleasure to work for over 20 years. Coach Direct allows you to hire coaches for trips, tours and day trips, […]



    Minimising website bounce rate

    11th May 2018

    Our society is living in time of short attention spans and soundbites. People want things now, not later, and they simply won’t wait. In a world where people are busier, opportunities are greater, information is a click of a button a way, and next-day delivery is the norm, how can we catch (and keep) people’s […]



    Life in plastic (packaging)… not so fantastic.

    1st May 2018

    ‘Going Green’…does anyone care? Well, yes; a great deal, as it happens which is why some of the world’s leading consumer brands are increasingly adopting a more sustainable approach to the way in which their products are packaged. There was a time when such claims were little more than cynical band-wagon jumping. Not today. Going […]



    Utilising scent & smell in design

    23rd April 2018

    Using scent to entice new business is not a new concept. We all know that old trick of baking a loaf of bread to sell your house… and no matter how healthy I’m trying to be, the smell of a fresh bacon sandwich will always end in crumbs! Branding and marketing gurus have been preaching […]


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    Thinking inside the box

    17th April 2018

    Press boxes are not necessarily new in the beauty industry, but they have never been more in than now. These little packages are filled with goodies for makeup, skin, and haircare lovers from all over the world, but why do people love them so much? What kind of benefits do these boxes bring for brands? […]



    5 Steps to create a killer email marketing campaign

    6th April 2018

    Email marketing has been a staple part of many businesses marketing plans for years now, but how do you create an email that converts the receiver into a customer. According to a study by Campaign Monitor, for every £1 spent on Email Marketing, there’s £44 made in return, which is considerably higher than what social […]



    In a digital world, how can traditional print support online marketing efforts?

    4th April 2018

    Breaking news (for no one): We’re living in a digital world. Over the last couple of years, we have witnessed changes in technology allowing us to squeeze thousands of pictures, songs and, pretty much, the entire web into pocket-sized devices. As a consequence, the future of traditional print marketing seems uncertain. Are the days of […]



    That’s all, yolks! Our golden easter egg hunt comes to a close

    27th March 2018

    Yet another eggcellent PAGE competition for our crackin’ clients! If you’re one of our amazing clients, you probably know by now that we at PAGE love a studio comp! Giving you the chance to win some incredible goodies during the year as a little thank you for your greatness! Easter has been no exception! Our […]



    Yellow Brick by Yellow Brick

    26th March 2018

    Lego celebrates its 60th anniversary being voted as the number one brand in the UK in 2018, followed by giants like Gillette and Apple. Over 2500 voters awarded Lego for its quality, distinction, and reliability over the years. The toy manufacturer was in the second place in 2017, so it’s safe to say they are […]


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    Publicity that’s worth its weight in gold

    22nd March 2018

    A promotion campaign for global battery manufacturer Power-Sonic. There’s a constant and growing global requirement for Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) batteries, manufactured and distributed worldwide by our client Power-Sonic. But when they asked us to devise and run an eye-catching promotion to incentivise distributors throughout Europe, we knew a straightforward image of a battery […]



    Coca-Cola Goes Coco-nut!

    Coca-Cola has been a part of the beverage industry since 1886 thanks to their classic, signature soda that we’re all familiar with. However, as customers become more aware of the kind of products they consume, there’s been a decrease in the number of cola consumers due to their high sugar percentage. As a consequence, Coca-Cola […]



    Unwrapping our favourite packaging designs of 2018 so far…

    9th March 2018

    2018 is now in full swing (how on earth did that happen?) Christmas feels like a memory of the distant past; New Years is all but forgotten, and the first signs of Spring are beginning to poke their head out from under the frost (thanks, Beast from the East). One of the most exciting things […]



    Why didn’t the chicken cross the road?

    2nd March 2018

    Everybody makes mistakes, and brands are not the exception. However, it’s how they make amends or apologise that matters in the end. A successful campaign or statement can save a company’s reputation, protect its relationship with clients and turn the conversation from negative to positive. This week, KFC had to close 800 of its stores […]


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    We’ve employed some smart thinking for SmartBoard

    1st March 2018

    Naming, branding, website design and marketing… PAGE lays the foundations for an innovative new decking system. PAGE was the first port of call when our long-term client Hoppings needed help to launch their latest innovative decking product. Whenever we’re tasked with creating new branding and marketing material we start by asking: what is special and […]



    Front-end Developer? Looking for your next role? …

    About Us Based in Essex, the PAGE ethos has always been to provide the standard of creativity (on/offline) expected from a London based agency. 26 years on our plan seems to be working out beautifully. With a growing web division we are now involved in larger and more interesting web projects in industries such as, […]



    Alexa! How did the Page ‘Beat the Quizmas studio’ competitions go?

    14th February 2018

    ‘Sorry, I don’t know that one.’ The answer Alexa, is that it went brilliantly, with more and more of our customers getting into the Christmas spirit and having a go at our daily festive quizzes and puzzles as the 12 days of Quizmas went on. An impressive 89 of you guessed that ‘Tony is a […]


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    Dazzlingly different… Creating festive online graphics for bareMinerals

    21st December 2017

    In the crowded world of beauty, Bare Minerals has always been different. Bare Minerals creates skin-care products like no other brand. For over 35 years they’ve made innovative products that are powered by nourishing, skin-loving minerals. Their credo is to exist to make a positive difference in women’s lives. In the world of graphic design […]


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    Creating the look for The EIC National Awards Dinner 2017

    21st November 2017

    The Energy Industries Council (EIC) has over 600 members who collectively employ over a million people and generate over £100 billion in revenues out of their UK–based operations. So all in all our client is a pretty big cheese in the energy world, helping its members win substantial business across the globe. The highlight of […]



    Bonkers, but A-Maze-ing! | Taking on the Crystal Maze

    4th April 2017

    There was all to play for when the PAGE crew headed to The Crystal Maze in Angel, London, for a Friday night head to head between our two teams of eight. Based on the popular TV game show from the 90s, the evening is billed as the ultimate team challenge, in which teams face challenges […]



    Facebook Canvas Ads | A Quick Introduction to the Ads

    22nd February 2017

    The average person spends over 8 hours on their phone each day, so surely mobile-based advertising is one of the most effective ways to get your brand or product noticed?  Introducing Facebook Canvas Adverts Canvas posts have recently been launched onto Facebook’s mobile platform. You may have noticed them popping up on your timeline! Essentially […]



    Is Google Flagging Your Website as Unsecure? | Explaining SSL

    21st February 2017

    The eagled eyed ones of you may have noticed that in the last couple months a circled exclamation mark has started to appear next to some website URLs. Is your website affected? Most likely… Google added this icon to raise awareness that a site is not secure. The idea being that all sites will soon […]


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    Get Set campaign materials in action!

    10th November 2016

    It may only be a dim and distant memory now, but the Spirit of 2012 lives on. PAGE is proud to have been involved in the Get Set initiative running up to the London games and four years later we again designed and produced the promotional and educational collateral for community and educational involvement in […]



    We sponsored the Beer Marketing Awards 2016

    PAGE has been delighted to sponsor a category in the Beer Marketing Awards for the past two years. The awards celebrate creativity in the UK beer world. Something of which we’re all in favour of course! The creativity, not the beer. In 2016 the awards dinner took place in the uber-trendy Old Boiler House in Brick […]


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    A Better Start Southend Launches | Branding Campaign

    Where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday when this amazing campaign launched at the Village Green Festival in September 2016. In fact it’s now been four months and the 10-year project to develop and test new ways of supporting Southend’s children and families is going from strength to strength. It’s fantastic to […]


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    Maidaid’s Brand Ambassador | Photographing Richard Hill

    As a rule when I turn up to direct a day’s shoot, fear for life and limb doesn’t usually come into it. But when our client Maidaid Halcyon needed some shots of their newly appointed Brand Ambassador, the England Rugby team manager, Richard Hill, I was slightly trepidatious about asking a player with a somewhat […]

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