• It is with sadness… Remembering Peter Medcalf

    It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of our former colleague Peter Medcalf. Pete had many qualities, but the most memorable was his sense of humour. He talked passionately about his collections of glass decanters and teapots and we recall he had a passion for arts and crafts. Although we […]

  • The Right Company the Right Conversation

    What makes a company? Is it the profits? The product? The Service? The Skills? The People? You definitely need all these qualities, but the glue that binds it all together is the ability to communicate effectively and dynamically with one another. Without clear communication it doesn’t matter how good you think you are, most things […]

  • The Potential Opportunities Post Brexit

    I think it is fair to say, regardless of what side of the political argument you are, we were all shocked by the Brexit result. Being a 30 something myself, all I have known is life in the EU and, the thought of that changing frightens me a little because of the unknowns attached to […]

  • General Election 2017

    So we have another election afoot… As the battle buses roll out the politicians on all sides will do everything necessary to WIN. Including being ECONOMICAL with the truth. For many the choice of who to TRUST evermore so extremely DIFFICULT. Will they DELIVER on any of their PROMISES? Thankfully unlike the politicians, being a […]

  • 10 Brilliant Graphic Design Trends of 2016

    10 Brilliant Graphic Design Trends of 2016 Reposted to Communic8-Designs blog By Kate England  in Design Trends Trends come and go, they emerge, some stay for years, others are more of a flash in the pan. They don’t start one year and end the next, instead they shift until they fade out. It’s a process that often begins on […]

  • Pre Christmas : Business Starter Pack Offer – Get in now

    Business Starter Pack Offer – Get in now Our prices will be increasing , so please act now call Pete Medcalf on 0755311695 or peter.medcalf@communic8-designs.com Let us help you with our ” Business in a Box” Setting up a business is difficult, trust us, we know and were once there ourselves. During the setup phase, […]

  • Why bother with Social Media? Does it boost sales?

    Why bother to do social media – can it lead to sales? What is social media? Why bother doing it? What value does it bring to a company? Can it generate sales? Anyone of a certain age (pre-internet) will remember a time when getting your name out in the world was a simple case of […]

  • 7 Logo Design Best Practices To Differentiate Your Brand

      7 Logo Design Best Practices To Differentiate Your Brand Source Dan Virgillito Since its inception, it’s been admired, dissed, hated, loved, critiqued …but never ignored. As decades went by, it remained on the list of first considerations made by a founding team of a new brand. It’s also a critical element for an aging brand […]

  • The Millennial Bidders

    David Walll Specialist in Bids, Business Development and Marketing The Millennial Bidders Article by David Wall on LinkedIn Last week, I spent 2 great days at the annual APMP conference. Loads of interesting talks, catch ups and far too many bacon rolls for my own good. The only negative being the last 5 days of […]

  • Using the Pareto 80/20 Principle

    Use the Pareto Principle to focus on the right things Source: Belle Beth Cooper You might already know about the Pareto Principle, which says in essence that in most situations, 20% of the input determines 80% of the output. The principle first came about when the Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto noticed in 1897 that 80% of the […]