Meet the Team: Josh Barber

January 17th, 2019 by

Next up in our ‘Meet the Team’ series is Digital Specialist, Josh Barber. Our go-to guy for SEO, Google-based queries and anything techy! To put it simply, he’s our office polymath! Find out more about Josh, below.     As the Digital Specialist, I manage our client’s Google and Facebook ad accounts and SEO strategy, […]

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What’s the deal with Social Commerce?

January 10th, 2019 by

If you’re an ecommerce business and haven’t heard of social commerce, you’re massively missing out on a big sales opportunity. Social commerce works by selling products directly through social media networks. Not to be confused with a marketing technique by posting a link to your online store, instead, you offer your customers the ability to […]

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New Year, New Website?

January 3rd, 2019 by

We’ve entered 2019, which can only mean one thing when it comes to businesses and brands: a look back at the highs and lows of the previous year and what can be done this year to help improve the business. As a web development agency, we often get asked what can be done to help […]

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A Year In Review

December 19th, 2018 by

We love shouting about our achievements here at 5874, which is why it was evident that we would take a look back at some of the things we achieved/celebrated in 2018. Our biggest year yet, 2018 has been full of constant highs for us and we can’t wait to see what 2019 has up its […]

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Google AMP: What is it and how does it work ?

December 13th, 2018 by

Google AMP: it’s used by the likes of eBay, Eventbrite and J.Crew, but what does it actually do? In short, the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project enables the creation of websites and ads that render and deliver content at a consistently fast rate. Still confused? It’s actually a simple concept; AMP is an open-source library […]

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Should I Be Social Media Cross-Posting?

December 5th, 2018 by

Businesses can often fall into one of two traps when it comes to social media, either they don’t quite understand the value of creating organic posts, limiting what they post across their channels because they ‘don’t have enough time’, or they overdo it, which can mean they serve their audiences with useless information that doesn’t […]

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Meet the Team: Michelle Rooker

November 23rd, 2018 by

The interviewer becomes the interviewee, as our Content Specialist, Michelle Rooker, takes on questions from the team. From music to film, find out more about 58’s content guru!   Well, I’m normally the one asking the questions! I’m 5874’s Content Specialist; I get to be creative and constantly work on developing ideas that will make […]

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Clearing your cache: A simple fix to update your website

November 9th, 2018 by

You may have heard your digital agency reference ‘clearing your cache’ after making a change to your website, but if you’re non-techy, you might not truly understand what your cache is and why it is affecting your site. Whenever you make a change to your website, whether that be new branding, adding buttons or changing […]

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Commercial Property: Getting your logo right

November 1st, 2018 by

A logo is the crux of your whole brand. Everything from the colour scheme to the iconography used will impact how your entire brand is seen and the marketing materials produced around your projects. Though this can be applied to all industries, it’s particularly important in the ever-competitive commercial property world. Our resident property marketing […]

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Meet the Team: Rupert Cross

October 25th, 2018 by

Next up for interrogation is 5874’s Digital Director, Rupert Cross. He talks about life before 5874 as a Lighting Designer, the work-life balance and homeless charity Let’s Feed Brum.   When Richard and I decided to set up the firm, we did what a lot of founders did and argued a lot over the name. […]

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