Our top ten blog articles for 2017

Our top ten blog articles for 2017

Here we are again; the end of another year. 2017 saw some incredible social movements, some losses and major developments in the tech space, particularly in the realm of machine learning, automation and humanised big data.

As one of Brisbane’s leading full-service digital agency, we will always comment on what’s happening in the digital world through our blog. From digital agency trends to best design practice, here are the blogs you loved the most.

7 Influential women type designers
7 INFLUENTIAL WOMEN TYPE DESIGNERS

Did you catch our Women’s History Month series? We used this opportunity to focus on International Women’s Day and Women in Technology. In this particular piece, we shine a spotlight on the 7 most influential women type designers and their contribution to the field of typography design.

How old is the internet?
HOW OLD IS THE INTERNET?

How long is a piece of string? While we can’t answer that old age question, we can measure how long the technology behind the Internet existed and when the World Wide Web (otherwise known as the internet) was born.

Colour basics: Hues, tines, tones and shades
COLOUR BASICS: HUES, TINTS, TONES AND SHADES

Every creative digital agency should send this to their team of web designers immediately. It’s perfect if you need a refresher on the basics of colour theory.

5 reasons why you should never go cheap on your logo design
5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN’T GO CHEAP ON YOUR LOGO DESIGN

It’s easy to cough up some cheap solutions on the internet for your logo design. But if you’re serious about your business, you should employ an experienced professional. As a matter of fact, it’s part of one of our many digital agency services. Here, we explain the reasons why you should never pay $10 for a logo design.

Six of the best free stock image websites to use in 2017
SIX OF THE BEST FREE STOCK IMAGE WEBSITES TO USE IN 2017

When you’re a digital designer, sourcing high-quality imagery is all part of the job. Unfortunately, we all tend to fall down the rabbit hole of iStock trying to find an authentic image that aligns with your brand.  If you’ve exhausted iStock, here are our top picks for free stock image websites.

Write for the person, not the keywords
WRITE FOR THE PERSON, NOT THE KEYWORDS

Over the years, digital marketing agencies have changed their tune, realising that writing for humans instead of search engines is the best way to access a bigger audience.

Common questions about iStock’s new boards
COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT ISTOCK’S NEW BOARDS

Lightboxes are out and boards are in. Early in the year, digital photo stock library, iStock, changed the way digital marketers and designers managed their stock photography. Here are the answers to the questions that confused you the most about this change.  

Four hot digital marketing trends in 2017
FOUR HOT DIGITAL MARKETING TRENDS IN 2017

Are you above or below the wave of digital marketing trends from 2017? We predicted what the digital marketing trends were going to be for the year ahead. Did the trends live up to the hype? Read and find out.

Which Google Chrome screenshot extension is the best?
WHICH GOOGLE CHROME SCREENSHOT EXTENSION IS BEST?

From extensions that can video-record your screen to full-blown collaboration tools, our team of digital creatives share their top picks for screenshot extensions for every purpose.

4 ways to create engaging video content from still images
4 WAYS TO CREATE ENGAGING VIDEO CONTENT FROM STILL IMAGES

Want to incorporate video into your content marketing strategy, but don’t have footage ready? Opt for a different look, by creating an engaging video from still images. We tell you how you can piece together a great video in a matter of hours.

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