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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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From all the team at Platform81 we hope you have a very Merry Christmas and wonderful start to 2015. Both offices will be closed over the festive period. Our office opening times over the festive period are as follows;

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Be Responsive in 2015

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If you have a website, you may have heard of responsive design.

If not, don’t worry you’re probably with the majority, but by the end of this article you’ll be completely tech-savvy, know exactly what it is and how it can help your business.

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TOUGH MUDDER – 2014

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On September 13th, Nick, Alec, and Andy are set to get tough, get muddy, and face probably the toughest event on the planet. Probably.

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Platform81 welcomes Graphic Designer Ryan Curtis!

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Platform81 offer a warm welcome to Ryan Curtis who has joined our business as Graphic Designer for our Bromsgrove Office.

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How to Make your Brand more Desirable

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We are in contact with brands each and every day. Desirable brands are the ones that catch our attention, get us excited and leave us wanting (and buying) more. Read More »

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E-Shots that People Read, Open & Click

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Emails to potential customers are pretty much redundant if they never get opened. After all if your recipients aren’t opening your emails, they cant click through to your website. Read More »

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Increase Engagement on Social Media

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Social media can intimidate many companies. We often talk to clients who feel overwhelmed deciding where to begin amongst the jungle of tweets, trends and followers. Read More »

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Pitfalls of Cheap Web Hosting

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In todays economic decline, we are all susceptible to the allure of anything labeled as ‘free’.

When starting up a new website its not surprising that many businesses get pulled in by the offer of ‘free’ web hosting packages. Read More »

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How to Create a Logo With Impact

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The importance of a well designed, professional looking logo cannot be underestimated, so here are our top 5 tips for creating a logo with impact. Read More »

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7 SEO Stats That Are Hard to Ignore

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As we wave goodbye to 2013, many businesses may be resolving to develop new marketing strategies for the coming year.

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Yahoo! Top Searches 2013 – How Trends Can Help Your Business

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Yahoo launched its annual Year in Review page this month, which lists the top search trends of 2013.

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Platform81 Northwest re-locates to new office in Stockport

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Platform81 Stockport is delighted to announce we are moving our Northwest office from North Stockport, to Central Stockport! After much deliberation, it’s time to say goodbye to our wonderful home of 4 years in Broadstone Mill, Stockport. We have now moved into our new Head Office at 1 Gilmore Street, Stockport. SK3 8DN Read More »

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