How to make your brand land – and avoid some common branding mistakes

Valhalla Branding - making your brand land, like this Viking in his boat.

We’re letting Matthew at Valhalla Branding take over our blog on this one. He’s our preferred partner for brand consultancy and creation. We’ve got a few preferred partners, if you need some help with other services often related to websites and marketing (like SEO, emails, social ads, and photography, to name a few), then check … Read more

Shopify vs WooCommerce in 2024

Picture of a person holding a cardboard box. If you're going to have an online shop, do you know the pros and cons of Shopify vs WooCommerce?

It’s safe to say that e-commerce (online shops) has never been bigger. These days, if you’re not selling online, you’re missing out on an enormous revenue opportunity. Most people in the business of selling products know they should be selling online, and two of the biggest store fronts available today are WooCommerce and Shopify. Unless … Read more

Development estimates and why they’re annoying

Picture of a couple's legs, covered in paint, to illustrate our analogy of how painting your living room is similar to a development estimate

Most people in the tech world know that development takes as long as a piece of string. But people who haven’t had the experience with tech, often don’t understand how difficult it is to give an accurate development estimate. If you think you’ve read us writing about something similar before, you wouldn’t be wrong. We … Read more

The Power of First Impressions: Why Your Landing Page Matters

The Power of First Impressions: Why Your Landing Page Matters Picture of a very orange megaphone

In the ever-evolving digital world, where attention spans are fleeting and competition is fierce, a well-crafted landing page has, without a doubt, become the linchpin of online success. Whether you’re promoting a product, service, or just trying to capture leads, the landing page serves as your digital storefront—an initial point of contact with potential customers. … Read more

Is your computer haunted, or are you just a technophobe?

Technophobe: a woman frustrated at her laptop

That got us thinking: how many digital problems are caused by simply not understanding the technology? How many people are settling for second best, or working with clunky old websites that aren’t doing them any favours simply because ‘better the devil you know’? How much better would people’s experiences with – and results from – … Read more

Loab: The Halloween Series Continues

A picture of a carved pumpkin for the continuation of our Halloween series. Meet Loab, the AI generated nightmare.

Our last ‘spooky tech’ blog was silly. A delightful haunted MacBook from the USA which ultimately ended up helping the family with rap battles and the hoovering. Honestly, we thought it was a bit too silly. So we asked our writer to find something creepier. Evidently peeved by our request, Heather (another Heather. We know, … Read more

The haunted Ebay laptop

The haunted ebay laptop

It’s that time of year when we ask our writer to dig out spooky stuff with a techie twist. Last year, she found some properly creepy stuff lurking in the dusty corners of the internet. This year, she’s gone a bit…dare we say it?…sillier? Maybe we’re wrong. Maybe we should issue a warning here. If … Read more