How to avoid broken business dreams when it comes to network marketing

The pros and cons of network marketing

Network marketing, also known as multi-level marketing (MLM) or pyramid selling, is a marketing strategy for the sale of products and/or services where the revenue of the MLM company is derived from non-salaried participants. These “distributors” are sometimes referred to as “independent business owners” and they sell the company’s products/services and make their earnings through … Read more

What is purpose-led business practice all about and how we are becoming a purpose driven company

Shake It Up Creative hosts a business event with Nick Looby

The term ‘purpose-led business practice’ has been popping up a lot more recently. It’s a concept which is rapidly growing in popularity and is focused on ensuring that an organisation stands for something it believes in, going beyond profit and positively impacting society. If a company can direct its business model towards something that creates … Read more

Why graphic communication is important for your business

Include graphic communication in your marketing strategy

What does graphic communication encompass and why is it important to know about for your business? Have you heard the term graphic communication being used and wondered what makes it different from graphic design?  Both graphic design and communication are essential to attracting and interacting with potential customers and as well as your existing customer … Read more

WordPress’s Gutenberg is coming

WordPress's Gutenberg

If you’re a WordPress user, you may have already heard about Gutenberg, but might not realise just what it is, exactly. Gutenberg is WordPress’s new content editing experience, named after Johannes Gutenberg, who invented a printing press with movable type more than 500 years ago. “A rebuilt suite for media rich pages and posts” – … Read more

How much do you need to spend on PR?

How much should you pay for PR? By Shake It Up Creative

Asking “how much does PR cost?” can feel like you’re asking ‘how long is a piece of string?’. For those of you who are wondering how on earth you decide which PR firm to choose, how much it’s going to cost and how to measure the return on investment, this blog post is for you. … Read more

UX – what is it and why should you care?

The meaning of UX

UX is a buzzword in the digital community but what does it stand for and more importantly, what does it really mean? UX is an abbreviation of the words user experience. It refers to the quality of a site from its user’s point of view. UX design is an important part of putting a site … Read more