Start Ups
5/19/2020
Ready to take the next step? What are the essential tools to test your business concept?

Use essential tools to test your business concept. A Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a pre-agreed set of assumptions that we will test, evaluate, and iterate on during the course of working together.

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Jon
5
Start Ups
12/20/2019
Web Foundry - the people you call when things go wrong

There is a big problem in the digital industry right now and it has only come to our attention over the last year and is significantly getting worse as time goes on. What is this you may ask?

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Phil
5 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
Can I do it myself or should I engage an agency?

For many businesses, engaging an agency is seen as a way of utilising expertise that might be lacking in the company currently.

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Phil
5 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
The rise of machine learning, automation and the Internet of Things

Web Foundry's Technical Director, Przemek Sargeant, gives a round-up of his predicted trends in Information Technology.

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Phil
5 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
Using Trello for project management and communication

At Web Foundry we manage internal resource and communications, project management, and now client support, in the online collaborative platform, Trello.

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Phil
3 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
The risks of using a freelancer or cheap web tool to build your website

A Free Website? No Problem. Just Beware the Pitfalls. In this blog post we highlight the risks involved in using a freelancer, small agency or 'free' web building tool to design your website.

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Phil
5 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
The importance of validating your business idea

A Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a development technique popularised by start-up writer Eric Ries. It proposes that you learn iteratively about your customers by getting them to test an idea or prototype with core features. You then adapt your product based on the feedback collected.

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Joan
5 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
Why your start-up reminds me of my wedding

I recently went back to the venue where my wife and I got married. In a moment of reflection, it occurred to me that there were some striking similarities between organising a wedding and starting up a business.

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Phil
3 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
Mistakes to avoid if you're starting a new business

Over the last 15 years, Web Foundry have been lucky enough to work with an unusually high number of start-up companies and entrepreneurial organisations.

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Phil
5 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
A beginner's guide to growth hacking

Growth hacking is a tried and tested technique for achieving rapid growth in start-ups and small businesses. It is the process of experimenting with innovative, low-cost alternatives to traditional marketing that force accelerated business growth.

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Joan
5 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
How schools can repurpose content and save time

Headteachers are becoming increasingly reliant on content marketing to promote their schools. It is one of the single most important factors in improving SEO and brand awareness yet is probably the most labour-intensive part of a marketing strategy.

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Joan
6 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
Essential features of a successful start-up website

The internet is a competitive environment and your online start-up needs to capture the attention of potential customers. From clean design to search engine optimisation, this useful guide highlights some of the steps you can take to create that all-important positive first impression.

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Joan
5 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
How to stretch your school marketing budget

Schools are under constant pressure to cut costs and make processes more efficient. We've identified some key ways to promote your school successfully and efficiently with even the smallest of marketing budgets.

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Joan
3 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
How long does it take to build a website?

We are often asked this question by potential clients and the answer is always the same: it depends on many factors that can change the timeline massively.

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Phil
3 Minutes
Start Ups
12/20/2019
Email marketing design guide

Email continues to be one of the most effective ways of engaging with customers and turning leads into sales. Here are some best practice tips on designing a well formatted email that will create a good user experience, increase open rates and drive revenue.

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Joan
6 Minutes