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£5000 Lottery Boost for Sandbox Maker

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded us a grant of £5000, to thank us for all the time and effort we put into running our People's Projects campaign. Our application for the £50,000 grant had been split between 2 goals: to develop an achievements system for Little Sandbox...

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The People’s Projects

In December 2016 we found out we had been shortlisted for the People's Projects Award. This is a £50,000 grant from The Big Lottery Fund in partnership with ITV. The fund shortlists 5 projects in each ITV region, from amongst recipients of small grants (Awards for...

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Lottery Success for Little Sandbox

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been granted Awards for All funding, from the Big Lottery, to develop some stand alone activities for Little Sandbox, that can be delivered in schools and community venues across the area.

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New Year, New Business, New Clients

We have recently taken over, Crosby based web design company, Web Design Wise.
We were approached by the owner, John, who felt that with our similar aim and values for providing low cost websites and training, we were the ideal choice to take care of his regular clients.

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The importance of finding your people

We all have people we're close to. Siblings, cousins, friends. We might have friends we've known for so long they're practically family. But despite the close connection we might not necessarily have much in common in terms of hobbies and interests. When I was a kid I...

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What exactly are you paying a designer for?

If you're starting a business you've probably spent a lot of time thinking about the name, your vision, mission and values and how you want your logo to look. So why would you need to hire a designer, or a marketing agency to help you with your brand? That's a good...

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What’s the main focus of your business?

My advice to anyone starting a new business is this: Don’t be tempted to offer too much. Focus your service delivery on your core strength and be the best at delivering that service.
If you offer too wide a range then you run the risk of developing a reputation for being a jack of all trades but a master of none.

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Who works in Tech?

We all know the stereotype… the computer programmer, male, over weight, scruffy clothes, long hair and thick glasses. But surely in 2014 no one really believes that to be the case, right?

So we gave the children a set of photos of people, some who worked in tech industries and some who did not. We asked them tick the ones they thought probably worked in tech.

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FAQs

Why can’t I find my website on Google?

This is a question we get asked regularly. There was a time when it was enough to just have a website but then everyone started getting websites, everyone started setting up Facebook pages and the key search phrases for your website were finding more and more web...

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Are your emails breaking the law?

An interesting question. How can an email break the law? Well, The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) sit alongside the Data Protection Act. They give people specific privacy rights in relation to electronic communications. There are specific...

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How video can raise the visibility of your business

Video has gained a huge share of the social market in recent years with almost every mobile phone having a video camera and easy to use software such as iMovie and Windows Movie Maker, more and more people are having a go at making short videos. Video is the must have...

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How well do you know your customers?

Getting people to find your website is hard enough, but then you have to keep them there long enough to turn them into a customer. But what's the best way to do that? I've made more websites than I can count on my fingers and toes and each one has been different. Each...

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