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Digital Minimalism Part 1: The Digital Declutter

1st February 2021

I’m exploring Cal Newport’s philosophy of Digital Minimalism using less technology with more purpose and none of the distractions.

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Inbox clever: how to use your email newsletter effectively

18th January 2021

Thoughts on email newsletters including collating useful content, designing good signup forms and respecting your readers privacy.

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Setting up a website on a tight budget

7th January 2021

If you want to go down the DIY route with your website I’ve put together some tips for setting up a basic site on your own.

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New adventures with an old phone

11th December 2020

Everyone can do with a digital detox from time to time! Thoughts on why I’ve been going back to basics with a ‘dumb phone’ on evenings and weekends.

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Stockport Independent Christmas Shopping Guide 2020

17th November 2020

The third annual indie gift guide is a bumper edition. Show some love to your local businesses this Christmas and buy some top gifts from some top people!

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How ethical branding can help your business and the world

29th October 2020

I have had the pleasure of working with Charlotte Holroyd of Creative Wilderness on a number of projects in the past. Charlotte is an ethical branding specialist, and so I asked her to write about what that means and how branding can help elevate a website project.

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My Social Dilemma

22nd October 2020

Join me as I don my tinfoil hat and watch The Social Dilemma, the terrifying documentary about the impact social media is having on society.

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Web design and copywriting: the dream team for your website

29th September 2020

In this month’s instalment of guest posts by some of my favourite collaborators, we have Becky Thorn, the creative brain behind Comma Chameleon, a Manchester-based creative copywriting, editing and proofreading service.

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Tools for effective website reviews

14th September 2020

Learn about some of the super useful tools I use for website reviews, as well as some pointers so you know what to look out for.

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The importance of great photography for small businesses

1st September 2020

Sustainable Stylist and photographer Jodie Thrackray discusses how great photography can really help enhance your website and brand.

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