Vibrator Kingdom: Vibe is Live

19 January 2012

Marketing

One of the most interesting, artistic and innovative websites FDC have ever designed has just gone live and it is a treat for everyone that ventures around it. Vibrator Kingdom is a new website that breaks the boundaries of sexual pleasure products. Selling a range of vibrators, toys and other accessories for women, men and couples and the website is well worth a look.

Data and Analytics: Why It’s A Big Deal For Businesses

16 January 2012

Business

A company's ability to collect quality data on consumer behaviour will help it prosper in the new age of Big Data. Adam explains why.

Outback is Cooking On Gas

6 January 2012

Business

Outback are cooking on gas in 2012 as they seek web design revamp. Outback Barbecue is now one of the leading barbecue brands in the UK and continue to be sold across the whole nation.

Starting A Business: Start-up or Let-down?

6 January 2012

Marketing

The majority of startups fail to get off the ground, but that doesn't have to be the case. Starting a business is as much about great ideas as it is about being in the right place at the right time.

What Does SEO Involve

20 December 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

A lot has changed in the last 10+ years - especially online. SEO is certainly no exception and the activites have come a long way since the early days of search engines.

How Search Engines Work

15 December 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

Search Engines are the rulers of the internet world, but very few people understand how they work. Adam takes a look at how all the web's information is gathered and stored, and also looks briefly at the future of search.

The Essay of the Year

13 December 2011

Business

Friday was the day for FDC’s annual Christmas Party and as always it was a great occasion. Once again we visited Leicester Tigers rugby ground where they laid on a host of entertainment, food and drink.

Publishing Your Own Online Newspaper: An effective way to increase your audience?

11 December 2011

Marketing

"Content Curation Services" are the latest in content distribution, but how can they positively impact on your social media presence? Adam takes a look.

Online Business and the Euro Debt Crisis

9 December 2011

Business

As the euro zone leaders try to come up with a solution to the economic crisis, Adam takes a look at how eCommerce businesses will be affected, and what they can do to gain the competitive advantage.

Remember Your Existing Clients

6 December 2011

Business

So you’ve secured your client, the product is sold and it’s now in the process of delivery, but what next? I guess if you look at your contacts you have a long list of emails in your database, from suppliers, to past clients and if you’re really lucky you may have a bunch of subscribers to your email newsletter.

SEO Copywriting: The real power of language

2 December 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

Effective copywriting is no longer just about creating snappy oneliners and sales messages that reach out and grab you, it's also a numbers game as Adam explains.

How to Use Social Signals to Manage Your Brand’s Reputation Online

1 December 2011

Social Media

Brand advocacy is a difficult commodity to come by, but by understanding your network and engaging intelligently, you can significantly enhance your online proposition.

Family Run Delicatessen Has Online Plans

28 November 2011

Business

Nottingham based delicatessen, No.8 Deli, sell an extensive range of fresh produce through their shop, and for long time they have felt the need to branch out into the online world.

What to do when there’s an enemy in your camp: Give them a pay rise!

27 November 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

For business owners, understanding why your website is not generating revenue can be a real challenge. Adam introduces the basic ideas behind SEO and how it can help your business grow.

Why Businesses Should Use Social Media to Establish Cross-Cultural Relations

25 November 2011

Social Media

We take a look at how using social media can help businesses to carry out market research in foreign markets and how they can learn from other's mistakes.

We're hiring!

25 November 2011

News

Looking to develop your career in web development, design, and digital marketing? FDC Studio are looking for new talent to join our growing team.

Long Tail And Content Marketing

21 November 2011

Marketing

The concept of the long tail is an important one, especially to companies with a blog or newsfeed. But what is the long tail and why is it such a fundamental concept for web site owners to understand.

It is a Manor of Appearance for Oxfordshire Business Owners

16 November 2011

Business

Charney Manor is a conference and retreat centre managed by the Religious Society of Friends otherwise known as Quakers. As well as conferences and training events for religious and other groups, including: yoga, Shakespeare courses, Buddhist meetings and more, Charney Manor hosts its own programme of guided retreats which reflect on current and emerging concerns among the Quaker community in Britain.

Introducing... Think Insights with Google

13 November 2011

Marketing

Only five days after Google released Google+ pages, Think Insights with Google was released out of beta. Adam Cowlishaw takes a quick look at what it offers and how it could help you with planning your ad campaigns.

Why You Should Set Up a Google+ Page for Your Business

8 November 2011

Marketing

Designed to enhance the relationship between businesses and users, Google+ pages were highly anticipated as a rival to Facebook’s pages. Yet, in contrast to Google+’s initial launch, ‘pages’ have experienced a rather cool reception.

Do A Barrel Roll: Google spins out of control

4 November 2011

Miscellaneous

Users all over the world are searching for "do a barrel roll". Did they mean "nag a ram"? Have we gone completely mad???

FDC Shows Client the Effect of a Strategic SEM Campaign

4 November 2011

Business

As a person looking into a company most of the time it’s the same; you go on a website and they have a reworked version of the generic information about web design, graphic design and digital marketing. It doesn’t really give you a comforting sense that they know what they are doing.

We're now on the Recommended Agency Register

3 November 2011

Business

I’d just like to announce to everyone that is interested in FDC that we have just been registered on the Recommended Agency Register (RAR). Thanks to our hard work and devotion to providing top notch customer service and imaginative projects; our customers have been talking about us and recognising our work as outstanding. They’ve endorsed our work with their testimonials and high ratings which have earned us a place with RAR.

Using Better Data To Generate Better Conversions

2 November 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

Recently, I seem to come across a lot of agencies offering SEO “Get to the top of Google search results for £50 per month” “We guarantee a position in the top 3 ...

Using Better Data to Generate Better Conversions

2 November 2011

Marketing

Many agencies guarantee high search result ranking, but is that what clients are really interested in? Adam reasons why we should all be focussed on conversion rates and also talks about Google Analytics' new Flow Visualisation report.