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Our best bits: February 2018 edition

2nd March 2018 By Rebecca Hughes
February may be the shortest month of the year but here at Kolodo, we showed no signs of slowing down. From website launches to brand new contracts and industry advice, here you can discover our best bits, the February 2018 edition.

2nd February: It’s doughnut day!

We began the month the only way we know how… with a dozen doughnuts, of course! Josh treated the team to a plethora of Krispy Kreme’s to reward everyone for their hard-work the month before. Little did we know that we’d acquire a new team member along the way! Everyone, meet Arnold…

6th February: A new website for leading recruitment platform, ThatRecruit, goes live!

February 6 saw the launch of a brand new website for leading recruitment platform, ThatRecruit. Back in November, we were approached by ThatRecruit to both design and build a fully-functioning website that both reflected and facilitated their leading-industry presence. If you’d like to know more about the new website, you can take a look at our case study, here.

8th February: Construction giants, Vermont, choose Kolodo to overhaul digital presence

On February 8th, we were over the moon to announce that North-West based construction giants, Vermont, had chosen us to renew their website and work with them on their digital strategy. As part of the project, we will be overhauling their current website to ensure unparalleled usability, optimum page speed and improved search engine visibility to name a few. We can’t wait to show you what we have planned. Watch this space…

12th February: We hosted our very first Instagram competition!

In celebration of our 200th Instagram post, we offered one lucky person the chance to win a handful of hours with our design, development and digital marketing experts OR the all-new Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation). We were overwhelmed by the entries received and were pleased to announce Justin Japay as the lucky winner on 21st February! Congratulations again, Justin! We hope you enjoy your prize!

21st February: Kolodo get featured on Prolific North website

Boasting around 100,000 unique visitors a month, Prolific North is dubbed the ‘go-to place’ for breaking news and features on the fastest-growing, creative industries of Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, and the remainder of the North. Last month, we were lucky enough to be featured in the Prolific North Profile section, where you can keep up to date with our latest news, view our accreditations and browse our recent testimonials. Take a look, here.

22nd February: Masterchef winner, Anton Piotrowski, picks Kolodo

A few months back, we were awarded the contract to design and build a fully-functioning yet beautiful website for Anton Piotrowski’s recently launched restaurant, Röski. February saw the launch of the website which we think is a beautiful online representative of the much-loved local-diner. You can check it out, here.

26th February: Using interactive content to save space within a website

Late last month, our Lead Front-End Developer, Matt, discussed the importance of using interactive content to save space within a website. You can see all he said to say on the subject, here.

26th February: How KFC used wit, honesty and clever design to avoid a PR nightmare

Whilst we’ve all heard about the KFC crisis that took place in February… our team looked beyond the reality and divulged how wit, honesty and clever design can help in avoiding a PR nightmare. Discover everything you need to know, here.

28th February: Josh selected as global judge for CSS Design Awards

The month ended just as it began, with a bang! On 28th February, we were delighted to announce that our very own Josh Diamond had been invited to join the judging panel at prestigious, international awards platform – CSS Design Awards. He said: “I’m delighted to be asked to join the judges panel for 2018 […] Running a digital agency every day means I’m as close as it gets to web design and development […] and I can’t wait to use this first-hand knowledge to review the outstanding work in our industry.”

28th February: How to write the perfect brief for a digital agency

We’re asked almost every day to put together a proposal or quote for a new piece of work. This is often followed by us asking for a brief to make sure we understand what the client is looking to achieve. Being asked for a brief document can sound scary, especially when you’re pushed for time, so we ended February with a little round-up, detailing our tips and tricks on how to write the perfect brief for a digital agency. Check it out, here.

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