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Four steps to a great website

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However you feel about the digital revolution, one thing’s for sure: every business needs a website.

Not only do customers expect you to have an online presence, your website is an invaluable tool for communicating who you are and what you do. It’s where you can showcase your best work and encourage prospects to contact you. But how do you go about it?

To help, we’ve boiled the process down to four simple steps, so you know everything that goes into a great website!

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Got the marketing ideas but not the skills to deliver?

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Like a car without any petrol or bacon butty without any sauce, even the smallest marketing idea isn’t going to get anywhere without the skills to set it in motion.

At Garda, we work with a number of fantastic clients who come to us with absolutely brilliant marketing ideas but don’t have the skills to deliver them.

After all, not all businesses have the luxury of their own internal marketing department, complete with experienced marketers, designers, photographers and copywriters. This leaves many business owners with inspired marketing ideas, but at a loss as to how to implement them! Read More

Reset your marketing mind set and find your spark again

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Time for honesty now. When was the last time you felt excited about your company’s marketing?

When did a new strategy leave you motivated, enthusiastic and energised?

How long since you felt that bubble of pride as you saw your company name printed on a new piece of marketing collateral?

If it’s been a while, it’s time to fall in love with your marketing again.

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Marketing run out of steam?

Five ways to stop your marketing from running out of steam

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We’ve all been there. We’ve jumped aboard the train of that new marketing idea, whooping and cheering as we pull out of the station. The first leg of the journey goes well…surely this is the best marketing idea anyone’s ever had!

But after a while, things start to get a little tedious. Maybe this idea wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. Are we sure it’s heading in the right direction? You never know, there could be a better train leaving from a different platform!

Before long, the whole thing grinds to a halt.

There it is – the sound of yet another great marketing strategy running out of steam, followed by sighs of resignation and frustration.

So how do you stop your marketing plans from going the way of so many before them and ending up on the scrapheap of half-baked ideas?

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A passion for print

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Print. We encounter it everyday, but it’s easy to underestimate the complexities involved in producing first class quality. So when the guys at DB Print approached us for a new website, we knew we had to convey that they were no ordinary printer.

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Winning Ways

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As an agency we proactively look for opportunities to showcase clients in new ways. So we are delighted that long term fit-out client Brown & Carroll, were recently crowned a Top 100 Apprentice Employer in the prestigious National Apprenticeship Service awards. Read More

Sliding doors

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Small details can have much larger ramifications, as the film Sliding Doors once depicted. Local made-to-measure sliding wardrobe company, Cosmos Bedrooms knows this only too well, but needed to get the message across, in a fit for purpose new website. Read More