The 2016 winning #shaketocreate pitch!

Shake To Create winner

When we decided to create our #ShakeToCreate competition, there were lots of reasons behind it: we wanted to ‘give back’ with our skill set and ‘pay it forward’ with our time, in return for the opportunities we have had and the support we have each been given over the years we knew 50 hours of … Read more

Shake it up with us in 2016

Happy New Year from Shake It Up Creative

We have some exciting design and marketing offers and services starting in the new year, including our new drop-in marketing and design help sessions. Why not Shake It Up With Us in 2016?! #ShakeToCreate is open until January 30th, 2016. A chance to pitch to us to win 50 Free hours of design and marketing … Read more

It’s not a fairy tale, Video Pitch to win free service hours.

video pitch to win

So we re-vamped the #ShakeToCreate video for the festive season and wrote a little true story to go with it… Once upon a time there were two freelancers who had dreams of bigger and better things for themselves and their families. They united and formed a limited company between them, after a long search for … Read more

Our Start-Up Story

Shake It Up Creative

Official launch of Shake It Up Creative!

We’ve gone and done it. One year ago, Meg was happily running her web and graphic design business which she had established in 2003 and realised she wanted to grow it and add on marketing and PR service offerings to her clients. Her expertise is in design and websites so finding a marketing expert would be essential.  She immediately thought of me, and I was running my own professional marketing and PR business. We had already successfully worked in collaboration on various projects since we first met in 2010 at a business awards ceremony, so she thought we would be a good fit.

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A Few Things to Make Life Online Easier

Hints and Tips

Here are some of the things we get asked about all the time. We hope our answers are helpful. Q: Why can’t I create a single line space in WordPress? A: When you press Return, it creates a double line space. If you want a single line space, then press Shift+Return. Q: My Facebook posts … Read more

How To MacMail HTML Signature

Hints and Tips

Here’s a guide to setting up an email signature in MacMail. Follow these steps to add a MacMail html signature with your logo and social media icons along with links: Step 1: Create your logo and social media icon files. Size them correctly for your html file. Upload your images to your web server. I … Read more