The Bubble Wrap

Read more +19 September 2017 By Sal in Musings

Your Facebook Needs a Boost

Like it or not, social media has become an essential marketing tool. If you are a start-up or growing business, it is essential that you have a Facebook page that is well-maintained with original, compelling content. This goes beyond just having a custom-made banner on your Facebook page and a few images swiped from a
Read more +07 July 2017 By Sal in Musings

Looking At The Year Ahead

As we settle into the July, the time has come to reflect on the trends of the beginning on 2017 and see how they have evolved so far. September is typically the time when all the new trends and technologies will begin to emerge, just in time for 2018. 2017 has been a year in
Read more +09 April 2017 By Sal in Musings

Top Grammar Tools For Blogging

Every business needs a website, and every website should have a blog attached. It does wonders for your SEO to have a blog that is regularly updated with good, quality writing that is relevant to your audience. We also are seeing a recent trend whereby businesses are now releasing e-books to their customers, usually of
Read more +06 April 2017 By Sal in Musings

Website Trends of 2017

Although style never goes out of fashion, technology keeps moving forward, and with it, new innovations in the field of web design. We are now in April, and the latest trends for web development are now beginning to become apparent. Without further ado, let’s delve into the hottest looks for the web in 2017, according
Read more +07 March 2017 By Sal in Musings

Getting Inspired

Becoming inspired Although graphic design is ubiquitous, there are still many people out there who just aren’t sure what graphic design is, let alone what designers do. The problem probably lies in the name – graphic design as a term might seem easy enough to dissect (image design), but in practice it’s obvious that most
Read more +01 March 2017 By Sal in Musings

The Value of Design Theory

The design industry continues to be a lucrative one, and yet it is also enormously competitive. In the past, graphic designers relied on traditional tools to create their work, utilising pencils, paints, siderules, cutting boards and cameras. The advent of graphic programs like Photoshop and Illustrator have simplified many of the processes of design. For
Read more +21 February 2017 By Sal in Musings

Choosing the right client

Usually with our Bubble blogs, we try to reach out to you, the client, so you can understand a little bit of the processes which go into graphic design, and therefore make informed decisions when engaging the services of designers. Today, I’d like to talk about something a little different, which is how to market
Read more +13 February 2017 By Sal in Musings

What can my designer do that I can’t?

At Bubble Branding, we firmly agree with the adage that goes, ‘Give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime’. We offer all of our web clients a training session which explains how they can use the web platform we have developed for them
Read more +10 February 2017 By Sal in Musings

We love business cards!

In today’s highly digitized-environment, more and more people are choosing to share their credentials online via such sites as LinkedIn and Facebook. It seems as if social media has well and truly over-taken traditional forms of connecting with other businesses and your customers – the long-suffering, under-appreciated business card is one of those pieces of
Read more +30 January 2017 By Sal in Musings

How many pages does your site need?

How many pages does your website need? It’s a question that comes up quite often with small businesses – “How many pages does my website need?” The answer to that is: your website needs as many pages as it need to get your vital points across. Often, I see websites which feature many pages, but
Read more +20 January 2017 By Sal in Musings

What is SEO?

When we design websites for clients, we often get asked about how we go about listing a website on google search results, or on search engine results in general. Ensuring your website appears on a search engine results page is not actually something which is the direct purview of a website developer, although it is
Read more +20 January 2017 By Sal in Musings

How much should you be paying?

Graphic design is a broad discipline. It encompasses everything from packaging design to signage, all the way to the motion graphics you might see on your television every night. Given the scope of this industry, and everyone’s individual specialities, it makes sense for people to wonder, ‘well, how much would this cost me?’ Recently, I