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UX design for healthcare

We’re often asked what our design process looks like for the health care sector, usually by the NHS or health tech organisations. For the most part we follow the general GDS guidelines in terms of phases of the project, deciding on the specific data collection methods depending on the time and resources available. However whenContinue reading “UX design for healthcare”

Which combination of text and images encourages handwashing? (Part 1)

Around July 2019 before COVID-19 was a thing we were asked to work on project by The University of Sheffield (in collaboration with the University of Glasgow and Leeds). We all know we should wash our hands but actually many people don’t. In fact, it isestimated that 51% of us do not wash our handsContinue reading “Which combination of text and images encourages handwashing? (Part 1)”

Jennifer Aniston And Cristiano Ronaldo Use It, Now Its Your Turn To Achieve Success on Instagram

Major A-List stars use it to further extend their personal brand, shouldn’t you also? We believe that brands across various industries and of all sizes can use Instagram to further expand their reach. But for the uninitiated, what is Instagram? Instagram is an American photo and video-sharing social networking service which is owned by Facebook.Continue reading “Jennifer Aniston And Cristiano Ronaldo Use It, Now Its Your Turn To Achieve Success on Instagram”

Why Generation Z Loves TikTok: Brands Shouldn’t be Afraid, You Don’t Have to Be Justin Bieber

Social media marketing has been an effective way to target younger generations over the previous 10 years or so. Back in the day, brands could trust on using social media sites such as Facebook to reach a younger demographic. However, it was inevitable that through the evolution of social media platforms a newer competitor wouldContinue reading “Why Generation Z Loves TikTok: Brands Shouldn’t be Afraid, You Don’t Have to Be Justin Bieber”

Software you should use for user experience research and design

UX research is essential for understanding what your audience want and converting them to users and customers. It’s the fastest way to knowing what problems they have, goals, pain-points and how you can help solve them. Much easier and cost-effective to get this right first time than guessing using trial and error. Your own needsContinue reading “Software you should use for user experience research and design”

New Year, New Twitter?

A 20 Minute Quick Start Guide To: Getting Noticed on Twitter in 2020. We know business owners are usually strapped for time, so we decided to help by putting together a guide of the absolute essential and most effective techniques for getting noticed on Twitter. All it takes is 20 minutes to read, could beContinue reading “New Year, New Twitter?”

Tips For A Professional Social Media Profile

We’re always asked for tips and tricks form academics or those from industry starting out on Twitter and other social media platforms. So I thought I’d collate my responses into 5 points. We draw on principles covered in the Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users which is a really good read for anyoneContinue reading “Tips For A Professional Social Media Profile”

Should you use Upwork as your source of clients?

This is a question we get all the time from newer a sometimes older freelancers looking to use their skills to make money online while working at home or travelling. The short answer is “yes, but with caution”. In theory, online freelancing platforms such as Upwork sound like a freelancers dream. Simply sign up, createContinue reading “Should you use Upwork as your source of clients?”


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