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Ten Top Tips for E-mail Marketing

Ten Top Tips for E-mail Marketing

E-mail marketing is a great way to communicate with your customers and leads and if you use the right tools for the job it can offer you an effective way to accurately measure and track engagement. Yay!
 
Measuring engagement helps you to understand how people interact with your e-mail marketing – how many and who opened it – the open rate, what made people click – the click-through rate (CTR) and what works – a.k.a split testing.

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New furniture website design for Spanish showroom.

New furniture website design for Spanish showroom.

We have just finished designing a new furniture website for Spanish furniture company Furniture@. The company based in Greenwich Marina in Altea, near Alicante, features a range of indoor and outdoor kitchen displays together with designs for an outdoor bar area and indoor media room.

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Web design for National Maths and Physics project

Web design for National Maths and Physics project

Web design was at the top of the agenda for the new National Maths and Physics SCITT in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. The coordinators came to us looking for a brand for the newly created SCITT and a website to help promote their project. The National Maths and Physics SCITT provides high-quality teacher training, led by Mathematics and Physics experts from the best schools in the country. 

The National Maths and Physics SCITT is at the forefront of a new DfE initiative to spearhead subject-specific teacher training on a national basis in shortage subject areas, which aims to buck the trend in declining applications for Teacher Training,

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Social media manager

Social media manager

We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Griffiths our new social media manager to the team.

Charlotte brings a wealth of social media management experience to the team. A professional photographer in her spare time at Charlotte Griffiths Photography, Charlotte is a truly multi-talented social media manager. Charlotte is looking after some of our outsourced marketing clients bringing extra capacity to our team.

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LinkedIn Tips

LinkedIn Tips

Got a LinkedIn profile but not sure where to start or how to use it properly? Here five are LinkedIn tips to get you started.

While many of us have a LinkedIn profile, we are often guilty of neglecting it. Whereas Facebook can be a fun place for a quick update LinkedIn can feel more daunting as we know we need to be professional and reflect our best work-selves rather than our relaxed off-duty selves.

Five LinkedIn tips to get you started:

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New website for The Lady Hamilton, Portsmouth

New website for The Lady Hamilton, Portsmouth

We have just designed and built a new website for the Lady Hamilton pub and bed and breakfast in Old Portsmouth. Opposite Gunwharf Quays and The Hard in Portsmouth, The Lady Hamilton is famous for it’s fantastic Roast Dinners.

The owners approached us to help them with a new look brand for the pub which is painted red and a bit of a landmark in Portsmouth.

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Facebook domain verification for social media automation

Facebook domain verification for social media automation

In a bid to protect the authenticity of content Facebook has introduced facebook domain verification. Here are some facebook domain verification tips to help you get started. Website owners can choose to verify their domains in Facebook Manager in order to have link editing access. Owners who do not verify their domains will not be able to edit the links for their website when sharing them on Facebook. Previously owners could edit images or overwrite the metadata pulled from their websites.

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Social Media Training in Portsmouth

Social Media Training in Portsmouth

Rachel recently delivered marketing and social media training in Portsmouth to 40 Yacht Brokers and Surveyors at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard. 

Invited to speak by the Yacht Brokers Designers & Surveyors Association, YBDSA as part of their Training Day and AGM the event comprised training sessions and a tour of Boat House Four, followed by a delicious lunch in the National Museum of the Royal Navy. The event fell on the day the Queen came to Portsmouth to visit the Dockyard so security was tight but there was a great atmosphere.

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GDPR  – How does it affect marketing?

GDPR  – How does it affect marketing?

 

From 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulations ( GDPR ) comes into force, replacing the Data Protection Directive 95/46/ec and changing the law on how we use data.

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Prevent new users registering themselves in Joomla

Prevent new users registering themselves in Joomla

Do you want to prevent new users registering themselves on your Joomla website?
 
If you are receiving spammy sign ups to your website then take these steps to lock it down and prevent new users registering themselves on your Joomla website.

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New branding for The Lady Hamilton, Portsmouth

New branding for The Lady Hamilton, Portsmouth

The Lady Hamilton in Portsmouth is famed for its fabulous roast dinners.

It is now under new ownership and the the new owners are bringing back their traditional roast that has been loved by so many. They approached us to design a new brand for the pub and Bed and Breakfast in keeping with their traditional colours of red and yellow.

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New website for MJL Cleaning

New website for MJL Cleaning

At Morph we have just created a new website for  MJL Cleaning. MJL Cleaning named after founder Matthew, specialise in cleaning residential exteriors, drives, paths, guttering etc helping customer across Hampshire keep their properties well maintained and clean.

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The importance of an SSL Certificate

The importance of an SSL Certificate

In the last few years Google has begun to favours secure sites so installing an SLL Certificate will help to increase your search engine ranking, too.

An SSL certificate gives your website the padlock or green browser bar, which reassuring visitors that their information is safe on your site.

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New website for BBO Maths Hub

New website for BBO Maths Hub

We have recently completed an event booking website for the BBO Maths Hub based in High Wycombe.
The Bucks, Berks and Oxon Maths Hub is one of 35 designated hubs and is based at Wycombe High School. The Maths Hub programme is supported by the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and funded by the DfE.

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New Property Listing website for Dack Estate Agents in Southsea

New Property Listing website for Dack Estate Agents in Southsea

We designed and a built a new property listing website for Dack Estate Agents in Southsea. The team at Dack have been a delight to work with with a really clear brief and with lots of happy customers who are happy to give reviews they make marketing them easy. The property listing website displays all the rental and properties for sale, as well as having a blog full of useful information for buyers, renters and sellers. As well as being a property listing website we have added contact forms for those customers who would like a free property valuation or to register for updates on new properties to the market.

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Add your company to Apple Maps

Add your company to Apple Maps

Want to add your business to Apple Maps? In mobile search it is increasingly important to be listed in Apple Maps Here is how to list your business in Apple maps in 5 easy steps . . .
  • 1. Go to https://mapsconnect.apple.com/ and login with your Apple ID
  • 2. Enter the business you want to list in the search box and click search
  • 3. Click on claim listing and ask for a phone call for a code. Making sure who ever answers the phone on your business number is ready to note the 4 digit code down for you.
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    Find a font from a PDF in Photoshop

    Find a font from a PDF in Photoshop

    How to find a font from a PDF in Photoshop Trying to find a font in a document is really simple if you know how but can drive you crazy if you don’t. The language used in Photoshops toolbars and menus is not always that intuitive. If you are trying to find a font in a PDF or other document and have photoshop available to you, the you can try the following steps to find your elusive font. To find your elusive font simply : 1. open your image in Photoshop 2. using the rectangle marquee tool in the toolbar highlight the area you want to identify the font in. 3. Click on Type in the menu and select match font and et voila! you have solved the mystery of the elusive font.

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    New website for Portsmouth Autism Support Network

    New website for Portsmouth Autism Support Network

    WE completed a new website for Portsmouth Autism Support Network a Portsmouth based charity who help support young people with Autism as well and their parents and carers. They already ha d a logo which contained bright strong colours so we wanted to create a web design that would be simple to use whilst bringing in the colours of the brand. We worked the blur, red and orange into the website using it on buttons and headings to tie in with the corporate colours. We also used lots of white space so that the website content was easily accessible for the readers.

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    New web design for Quantum Scholars

    New web design for Quantum Scholars

    We have been working on a new web design for Quantum Scholars a new partnership project recruiting 50 qualified Mathematics and Physics teachers, primarily from Australia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to teach in England.

    The new web design had a vacancies section where jobs can be advertised as well an e-newsletter sign up and forms for schools and teachers to register their interest. Each area in the South has it’s own information based web page highlighting the lifestyle and cultural opportunities in their areas.

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    Social Media Marketing Rates

    Social Media Marketing Rates

    Get ahead of the Competition – social media marketing

    If you want a no nonsense Social Media Marketing strategy that works for your business, then we can help. We can also design and deliver a ‘one-off’ digital campaign on your behalf from as little as £275.

     

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    Social Media Marketing – Our Approach

    Social Media Marketing – Our Approach

    Social Media Marketing – Our Approach

    At Morph PR and Marketing we can help you take full advantage of the most popular and the latest social media tools to get your business talked about, gain access to new customers and develop a closer relationship with your existing customers.

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    Social Media for all Sectors

    Social Media for all Sectors

    Do you want to expand and drive sales with social media?

    Are you a public sector or not-for-profit organisation looking to improve access to your services with social media?

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    Four reasons to use e-newsletters

    Four reasons to use e-newsletters

    At Morph we design and develop e-Newsletters for many of our clients, preparing and sending many thousands each year – generating thousands of pounds worth of business for clients.


    We know how to make them work for your business and being a full-service marketing agency, we are able to ensure that they compliment your current marketing approach. We will design them specifically to engage your target markets. e-Newsletters are an excellent tool but like any single marketing tool, they are not a panacea. We can help you to ensure they compliment and support your marketing strategy, increase customer loyalty, brand awareness and generate new sales. We offer great value for money – talk to us for more information.

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    New website for Solent Maths Hub

    New website for Solent Maths Hub

    We have just launched a new website for Solent Maths Hub. 

    The Solent Maths Hub website covers the area from Basingstoke across Hampshire to Portsmouth, Southampton and The Isle of Wight. The Maths Hubs programme brings together mathematics education professionals in a collaborative national network of 35 hubs, each locally led by an outstanding school or college.

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    Marketing materials for Solent Maths Hub

    Marketing materials for Solent Maths Hub

    We helped launch the Solent Maths Hub website at their conference on 30 November 2016 with marketing materials including folders and mugs for participants to take away. We designed and ordered the marketing materials to help get the message about the Maths Hub out into schools across Hampshire.

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    Conquest 50th Birthday

    Conquest 50th Birthday

    Our clients at Conquest Fine Bespoke Furniture celebrated their 50th year of Business this year. To celebrate we designed a special 50th birthday logo and created a new website which tells the story of the brand. In the website we built a video timeline of the main events in their business life story.

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    Instagram – what works

    Instagram – what works

    Instagram can work wonders for businesses in raising brand awareness when used as part of a cross channel marketing tool. If your business has beautiful products then Instagram provides a great platform to showcase them.

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