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5 tips to promote your new website

You've done the hard yards... you've slogged through all the website building "to-do's" with your designer and now it's time to make that website LIVE!! But now what?It's kinda up to you to get the word of mouth, social media announcements and general "I-have-a-website-come-and-look-at-it" thing going. Yep. Some good old fashioned hard work, because I hate to break it to you - no one is an overnight success just because you clicked the 'Go Live' button!I've got you sorted with some tip...

June 9, 2021

Multi-award winner from Rocketspark's 2021 Conference

In late April 2021, Rocketspark held their second conference for their Design Partners. A jam-packed two-day event to help inspire, educate and bring together the community of designers that work with Rocketspark's website builder; the event was a huge success.  One of the biggest highlights of the event is the Rocketspark Partner Awards, where deserving designers recognised for their incredible work in different areas. The Awards dinner drew a crowd of over 100 people attending a...

June 1, 2021

Why should a Gold Rocketspark Design Partner manage my website?

If you own a Rocketspark website - you'll know how amazing it is to easily edit and run your site. But, did you know the importance of having me - a Design Partner - set it up and keep an eye on things for you?   As a Rocketspark Design Partner I ….• take care of your website design, layout & setup• provide extra access to the tech support team (faster than you can!)• am a professional, award-winning & experienced designer• am always here to help with any questions• am...

April 26, 2021

Thursday Things: Anna from Port Eden Design

I've always had an appreciation for the creative – I'm talking vibrant colours, beautiful typography, pattern, illustration are a real treat to my eyes. My happy place is with a pad and paper sketching and creative project plotting.After I had my first daughter – I didn't return to the 9–5 graphic design job that didn't make my heart sing. I slowly took on more and more freelance design projects and continued to build on my skills and confidence. After my second daughter arrived – I was ...

April 15, 2021

Thursday Things: Biz chats with Jess, from Set Free Aotearoa

The "Thursday Things Journal" introduces another amazing woman in business - Jess Suisted! She's a kind and caring soul with an absolute knack of making you feel right at home, where ever you are. Today, we chat about running her business Set Free Aotearoa and having a wee look back at how far she's come....

March 11, 2021

Thursday Things: Business Chats with Riverside Escapes

For the first "Thursday Things" entry in the Journal, I chat to Brooke and Maggie from Riverside Escapes in Northland. I love their outlook on life and their warm, friendly welcomes everytime I meet up with them! With an impeccable taste for style, three incredible dogs and a cosy little spot down by a river, let's find out why they ditched the Zoo! ...

March 4, 2021

In the family since the 70's

Back when VW Kombi's were a new thing and your hair was probably bigger than your knee-high ABBA boots! This is the very first advert for Magic Fingers! It was featured in the 'Star Weekender' in Auckland, Saturday, October 6, 1979. Look closely - NZ phone numbers back then only had 6 digits! Super stoked to be the second generation of Magic Fingers Graphics - although we're not advertising for staff!My Dad, Brian started Magic Fingers Graphics in the early 70's, and then later had a fri...

March 24, 2019

Domain name, hosting & website design explained

I get it... website stuff is confusing, especially if you've never really experienced it before! In an effort to REALLY make it simple, take a look at the illustration below! Domain Names = eg: www.magicfingers.co.nz Your address on the internet.Hosting = Kind of like a house section, which gives a place to your address. You pay this regularly like power bills or rates.Website Build/ Development = Like laying the foundation, the framing and creation of a house.Website Design/Usability = Mak...

August 18, 2018

A logo or a brand?

What is a brand or logo? There's a difference between a brand and a logo. Most people think they are the same thing... in a sense, yes they could be considered that. But really, a brand and a logo are quite different. A LOGO This is the design mark that totally sums up and comprises your business in one hit. Text and/or a symbol design make up a logo. Think the Nike swoosh, the Apple logo, or the old fashioned text logo for Whittakers on their chocolate blocks. A BRAND Once you have a logo, the...

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