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Top tips on good writing, and getting you FOUND.

  If you are a good writer, people should be reading your work. However, in a lot of cases authors don’t get found because they are using the wrong techniques - or not using enough of the right ones. Here are a few pointers to help your work stand out.   1.)   Write with purpose. You need to write for a reason – if you have no reason to write your content won’t mean anything to others.

Exceptional blogging: 5 bite-size tips


Are you following these easy steps to brilliant blogging? Read 5 quick ways to generate traffic, and be a master of the craft before you’ve even finished your lunch…   1. Enthralling Title   Something eye-catching, compelling, engaging: your blog posts need to be different. The title needs to shine through the murky sea of Google results and suggest it can do one better than the others.

The BIG mobile CHANGE

THE MOBILE TRANSISTION: STARTS NOW.   The online world is changing. Rapidly.   Over the past 30 years, computers have changed from huge pieces of coded machinery, to brick-like Windows ’95’machines, to the streamlined laptops and PC’s of today - which are now rapidly being replaced by the likes of the Tablet and SmartPhone.

A Valentine thank you!

To say thank you to our followers and fans: Happy Valentines day!   Happy valentines   Be you client, tweeter, or a brand new wanderer onto our page, we would like to offer you a massive welcome and thanks on this 'highly discussed' celebration.

Great music marketing moments: Let's learn from it

Most artists, writers and designers all state that they work better with some sort of musical accompaniment – as it causes them to reflect and reach a deeper thought level.   The same theory is used in advertising! Music in advertising not only builds the brands identity, but also causes certain associations, for instance when you hear the jingle accompanying that well loved product or shop chain you like! An example: – when you hear Ernie K Doe’s ‘Here come the girls’, what do you think of? A fantastic 70’s jingle that just missed the charts?

Small businesses: Power of referral

Growing business – The power of referrals

  According to some reports, a referred customer is 400% more likely to engage in business, after landing on your page, than a new visitor.   It applies to everything: whether it be shopping online, research on venues, restaurant browsing or something else – around half of the newcomers visiting your site will have been referred there by some kind of trusted recommendation.

What a web developer can do:

Edible design - or an excuse for cake?

Design and social media aside, lets talk pudding. It’s cake Thursday here at MAXX – (therefore an ideal reason to visit us) and this Thursday the team were thoroughly taken aback by the gobsmacking beauty of this very pavlova. This morning we sat and demolished David’s (our very own junior web developer) creation. We thought, as a personal reward for such fantastic food – that this was definitely something to show the world. They say working at Twitter is a dream job.

Case Study: Lancing College Magazine

Lancing college magazine

During the winter of 2011 MAXX Design was delighted to work on Lancing College’s annual magazine. This top UK school is steeped in history and has been publishing a school magazine for over 100 years and we felt privileged to be asked to take responsibility for the design.

Power of Facebook: Send a snowflake

MAXX had the privilege of working with the charity Breast Cancer NOW (formerly Breakthrough Breast Cancer). It was looking to run a campaign over the Christmas period that would not only raise awareness of the charity and increase its online following, but also add to research and raise donations.

5 Huge logo icons - over the years

The power of a logo can be simply astonishing if used correctly. You can take the world by storm. How many of these examples can you find etched into objects all around you? Lets have a look at the biggest logo campaigns existing worldwide: and see how far they’ve come!   First off we have the biggest apple on the tree. This logo has become so iconic it’s impossible to miss and is almost infectious.