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Justin Firth
Worked at Add Design Ltd
Attended University of Nottingham
Lives in Colchester, Essex
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Digital Communities. What they are, and why you should definitely care. Forget top 10 Google rankings and adwords campaigns. Imagine if your potential customers could all be found in one place.

Here is why so many companies are starting to pay attention to who we mix with online.

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The cardboard bicycle is more than a novelty. It can provide cheap, durable and fully recyclable transportation.
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Shelter is a basic human necessity. Yet millions live without safe and secure housing. So how can you house people cheaply and quickly?

3D print a house in just 20 hours.
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Notice how 'old' has become the new 'new'?

Here is our guide to achieving the 'Retro and Vintage look' for your business.
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With wearable tech like Google Glass, human behavior is now a design problem

Wearable devices will offer practical, novel and fun usefulness but will also be able to influence our behavior in ways good and bad, creating ethical dilemmas for designers.
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Waiting for the phone to ring?

Not all marketing campaigns will get the response rate you wanted. Yet sometimes it only takes a small tweak to make a huge difference.

Here are 10 quick and easy tips to increase your marketing response rates.  
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Account Manager & Co-Creator at Add Design
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Marketing - MCIM
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Life at the business end of creativity
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I am a co-creator and director of Add Design, the graphic design company based in Colchester Essex. I work in the tricky bit where creativity meets customers as accounts manager. A short summary of my role - keeping clients and designers happy, sometimes even at the same time.

I am also a qualified marketer so like to do my bit with branding and business development.

Away from Add Design I have a keen interest in Design (graphic & web obviously, but also furniture, interior, car & product) and Independent/Foreign Film. Also partial to noisy films with lots of explosions and/or people with secret identities.  

Further away from that I get far away when I can (especially Asia), sail much closer to home, and also love martial arts with a dark and not-so-dark belt in Taekwondo and Shotokan Karate. 
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Seen the stars from the very North, South, East & West of the world.
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  • University of Nottingham
    BA English Studies
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
    Prof. Dipl. Marketing
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Packaging Design for Bathroom products from Add Design - Essex Graphic D...
www.add-design.co.uk

Packaging design for new DIY and bathroom product from Add Design - packaging design and brand.

How supermarkets get your data – and what they do with it
www.guardian.co.uk

It doesn't matter if you are part of a loyalty scheme, pay by card or even cash, 'Big Brother' supermarkets know your every move

+1 Your Website - Google
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Add +1 to your pages to help your site stand out. Let visitors recommend your content on Google Search and share it on Google+. Customize yo

Best free internet business tools as selected by Add Design - the online...
www.add-design.co.uk

Our favourite 10 free internet tools we use during our leaflet design and brochure design work at Add Design.

17 Things You Should Stop Doing to Your Websites - Search Engine Journal
www.searchenginejournal.com

We see dozens of guides and tutorials on how we should make our websites better to rank, convert, and perform. On the other hand, there’s so

Add Some Extra Storage to Your Home This Weekend
lifehacker.com

Not all homes are blessed with endless closet space, so you often need to sell your unwanted crap or find a way to store it. This weekend we

Graphic Designers, Design and Printing Service : East Anglia, London, UK
www.add-design.co.uk

Design and Printing Service by Add Design, Graphic Designers in Suffolk for Brochures, Catalogues, Leaflets, Flyers, Logos and Business Stat

Graphic Designers, Design and Printing Service : East Anglia, London, UK
www.add-design.co.uk

Design and Printing Service by Add Design, Graphic Designers in Suffolk for Brochures, Catalogues, Leaflets, Flyers, Logos and Business Stat

Show Featured Images in Your Posts - WordPress 3.0+
www.doitwithwp.com

Featured images are a great way of adding some colour to your posts and quickly giving the reader an idea of the subject of your post.

Should You Really Accept Guest Posts on Your Blog?
www.doncaprio.com

There are certain things to consider before accepting guest articles. Is it really a guest post or a sponsored article? Does the post really

Create a PayPal "Pay Now" Button with Amount Input | X.commerce
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We are going to create a PayPal "Pay Now" button where the text field shows up on your website and the customer can input the amount they wa

Why Cadbury's chocolate 'for women' leaves a nasty taste - Telegraph
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Cadbury's Crispello chocolate bar 'for women' is a denigrating fail says Emma Barnett, who'd rather have a Yorkie instead.

ikea stonehenge infographic
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an infographic by british writer justin pollard offers ikea-style instructions for the construction of stonehenge.

Facebook users not as satisfied as Google+ users
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Facebook's reputation for customer satisfaction continues to tarnish, while Google+ pops up on a customer satisfaction index for the first t

Zamzar - convert document, eBook, image, audio and video - free online f...
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Free conversion between document, image, music, video, audio, eBook, compressed and CAD formats. No download or account required.

Graphic Designers, Design and Printing Service : East Anglia, London, UK
www.add-design.co.uk

Design and Printing Service by Add Design, Graphic Designers in Suffolk for Brochures, Catalogues, Leaflets, Flyers, Logos and Business Stat

Graphic Designers, Design and Printing Service : East Anglia, London, UK
www.add-design.co.uk

Design and Printing Service by Add Design, Graphic Designers in Suffolk for Brochures, Catalogues, Leaflets, Flyers, Logos and Business Stat

Graphic Designers, Design and Printing Service : East Anglia, London, UK
www.add-design.co.uk

Design and Printing Service by Add Design, Graphic Designers in Suffolk for Brochures, Catalogues, Leaflets, Flyers, Logos and Business Stat

Google Plus Guide - Social Networking, Business Pages, and more
www.squidoo.com

I like the clean, simple interface of Google Plus, and I find it relatively uncomplicated to use. Also I feel Google Plus has that quality t

We looked at a few different call answering services, but found Message Direct's approach to be more helpful and straightforward than others. We were given good guidance without trying to push a sale or make us spend more than we needed to. Since using the service we have found it quietly efficient, with a friendly dedicated account handler to contact with any questions or concerns. We would therefore recommend them to other businesses looking for a phone answering solution.
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