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Logo for a fiver? The Real Evolution of a Logo

By Andi Wilkinson

“But that site will do my logo for a fiver!!”… Some of my graphic designer friends are feeling their noses rightly put out of joint by the revolution of ridiculously cheap graphic design – how on Earth can any of us compete with that? And how come we want to charge what we do? I’m just working on a project I’m really rather excited about! They, I might add, have…
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Legendary Pioneer of Dance Music Nicky Siano

By Andi Wilkinson

The story behind my Nicky Siano Poster. When my pal Paula told me she was doing an event with Nicky Siano, The legendary pioneer of Dance Music & once resident DJ of New York’s famous and much-revered Studio 54 I was pretty excited. I’d already worked with Paula on some cool event posters. Notably, the Trip Festival 2010, The Trip Festival 2011, Purple Radio and Almunia. Creating the Nicky Siano…
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WordCamp Manchester Design

By Andi Wilkinson

I love a good WordCamp and I have been happy to have been part of the organiser team for WordCamp Manchester for several years. The WordPress Community is a fantastic group of people and I have made lots of friends there. This year I led the design team for the 2018 Manchester Event. After the 2017 Event, I sat down with this year’s Lead Organiser, Hugo Finley in Mackie Mayor…
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Almunia is Something Cosmic

By Andi Wilkinson

When The Trip Festival Founder Paula McMahon came to me and asked me to produce a poster for one of their Balearic disco gigs, Almunia, I asked for some idea of what she wanted. ‘Make it COSMIC Andi’ she said. So that’s exactly what I did. Typical Paula! Creating The Almunia Poster. This is one of my favourite prints. It started with a lens flare. Much like that song by…
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Purple Radio Poster | The Trip Festival Founder.

By Andi Wilkinson

So my mate Paula is has a special birthday this weekend. What better way to celebrate than with a Purple Radio Party? I was asked to create a poster for the event, with the theme ‘peace and love’ This is what I came up with. Happy Birthday Paula! Paula is the founder of The Trip Festival. See that artwork here Purple Radio Poster I created two versions of this poster….
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How I created The Dazzling Trip Festival Artwork

By Andi Wilkinson

My friend Paula called and asked If I could help with her project, The Trip Festival. The Festival is a family-friendly folk festival in Anglesey by the sea. Paula wanted to know if I could help with the festival artwork. A monster called Boris How to start a music festival poster? I had this idea of a sea monster. A giant octopus with scary eyes. Around him were islands and…
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Why Your Website Speed is Everything

By Andi Wilkinson

If your website is slow, you can forget nearly everything else, your visitors will get bored and leave. like waiting for a meal, people aren’t going to stick around forever, and even if they wait this time, they won’t come back. What do we mean by page speed? Simply put, page speed is how fast the content on your page loads onto a screen, Not to be confused with Site…
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The 10 PPC Trends You Need to Know in 2019

By Andi Wilkinson

Another Year and more tools roll out in the world of PPC. How are you supposed to keep up with all the latest PPC industry trends? Our guide to PPC Trends in 2019 has the answers! Google AdWords Becomes Google Ads Last year, Google AdWords became Google Ads mainly because their platform outgrew the name ‘Words’ making way for interactive content, video and so many more options. Ad Copy is…
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9 most important PPC changes you need to know about in 2019

By Ben Tennant

As the dust starts to settle following last week’s Google Marketing Live event in San Francisco, Factory takes a closer look at the key Google Ads discussion points, Digital Marketing enhancements and PPC changes. Google Marketing Live provides Google with a platform to launch and discuss new marketing innovations that we can expect in the coming year and beyond. It is all about shaping the future of digital and Google’s…
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17 Tips on How to Write a Great Website Brief

By Andi Wilkinson

In this guide, we will establish what is needed to deliver a web design project and how to write the perfect web design brief. A great agency will establish a detailed brief with you before starting on your project. Starting with a killer website brief is a great way to get on a good footing with any digital partner you choose to work with. It can help you get like-for-like…
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Lose those Google position 1 PPC marketing blinkers!

By Ben Tennant

PPC marketing success always comes down to two main factors – strong foundations and a constantly evolving digital strategy. Choosing the right road to PPC marketing success? When looking for real PPC success, you need to make sure you have 1 very clear SMART goal in place. This goal should then have a number of various KPIs that are being tracked to allow for the success you desire. If you…
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4 Key Pointers for Success with Mobile & Google Shopping

By Ben Tennant

As our mobile devices are now such a significant part of our everyday lives, it is worth noting that this also means they are a significant part of your business’ future success. If your business is in the retail industry, then it is essential that you are geared up for victory through mobile eCommerce and Google Shopping. Consumers are increasingly turning to their mobile devices for everything from initial inspiration…
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Who are we anyway?

Since you made it to the bottom of this page, you may want to know a bit about who we are. We're an independent Manchester digital marketing agency founded by Andi & Matt Wilkinson in 2013. In 2017 Andi & Co teamed up with data savvy ex Googler Ben Tennant & between them, they continue to create clever ideas for a vast range of clients across many sectors.

We have developed digital campaigns & online strategies for companies including Provident Financial Group, Movado and local government. Andi personally specialises in digital strategy for relevant online visibility and future proofed web development. She is a board member for Manchester Digital, a digital advisor for TSB & Enterprise Nation and has won several business awards

As a former Googler, Ben has up-skilled many digital agency owners and staff members to increase their knowledge and usability of Google’s products. He has been a keynote speaker for a Google Ads event at Google head office.

Matt is an accomplished photographer who has been nominated as a finalist in Landscape Photographer of the Year & has prints on sale in John Lewis Department stores. He has also had some of his product shots featured in GQ Magazine. Matt has shot high end products, hotels and restaurants & he's also a skilled graphic designer.

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4 Key Pointers for Success with Mobile & Google Shopping
4 Key Pointers for Success with Mobile & Google Shopping
4 Key Pointers for Success with Mobile & Google Shopping
4 Key Pointers for Success with Mobile & Google Shopping
4 Key Pointers for Success with Mobile & Google Shopping
4 Key Pointers for Success with Mobile & Google Shopping

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