VMS MARKETING BLOG

 

The latest news, views and advice from the VMS team.

 

Why you should be using video in your marketing

Words are great. Words are the bread and butter of any marketing campaign and will be at the foundation of marketing forever, but sometimes words are just not enough. Your marketing message should be complemented with something eye-catching that grabs the readers’...

The importance of a responsive website

A responsive website means having a website that is fully functional across all different platforms. It will provide an optimal viewing experience and makes sure the web page is easy to read and navigate with minimal resizing, panning and scrolling, whether you’re...

Chichi Valentines newsletter design

This month in theme for Valentines day we created Chichi a classy, yet eye catching newsletter design to promote their luxurious products and romantic perfume bottles. We have designed a chic, stylish newsletter that ties in with Valentines day to keep their contacts...

HotSpring World Advent campaign success.

We are still trying to shake off our post Christmas blues here at VMS but not until we have told you about the amazing HotSpring World Christmas Advent campaign… HotSpring World wanted to play on the ’12 days of Christmas’ idea and push a different...

Happy New Year from the VMS team!

We hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and would like to wish you all the best for 2013. 2012 was an eventful year, with the Queens Diamond Jubilee, Sir Bradley Wiggins winning the Tour de France, London Olympics, Barack Obama winning the US Election and of course...

Designing a user friendly website

Here at VMS we take pride in our Portfolio. With the feedback from our clients we design and develop our websites to our best abilities, focusing on their key audience. So how can we make sure that a website is user friendly? 1. Focus. Concentrate on who will be using...

Your Christmas e-newsletter – all wrapped up

With Christmas fast approaching, now is often a time you will want to promote your company and services in readiness for the New Year. One of the most simple ways to contact your clients is through email newsletters or individual e-shots which we can help you create...

Friends at Broomfield Hospital new brand design

We have just signed-off the Friends at Broomfield Hospital brand design, we are currently working on the design of their new website so here is a sneak peek of what to expect! What are your initial thoughts on the FABH logo? We have given you a small preview of the...

Missed the Olympic homepage?

We love to celebrate special occasions here at VMS. Just recently, to support Team GB in the Olympics we designed a special Homepage. Don’t worry if you missed it though… it will be coming back! The VMS team are always finding ways of improving our site,...

Expert Twitter Tips

We are always looking for new ways to take advantage of social media. Today we have found these tips written by an expert who gives a great personal touch to Tweets. Now that everything these days is based around the internet and online, a large marjority of users are...

Bakers brand design development

What do you think of the newly developed Bakers branding? We took their dated brand and developed it to give it that modern edge. Bakers came to us with the logo shown to the right, they wanted a brand refresh as they felt it was started to look slightly dated. As the...

Jo Sutherland Hair Salon Gets a Makeover

A few years back, VMS designed the branding for Jo Sutherland, a North London Hair Studio. Jo had a site developed but was unhappy with it, see the before and after of the Jo Sutherland site here. Stretched, dated images and broken navigations are a thing of the past....

ChiChi Facebook Campaign

‘Like’ the ChiChi Facebook page now to receive your 10% voucher and to be entered into a prize draw to win a free Bannatyne spa day. With the help from VMS, ChiChi Furniture have launched a campaign on Facebook. They are encouraging visitors to...

Reply To Your Followers

Many businesses are now using Twitter as a powerful social media tool, it’s vital to keep track of Direct Messages (DM’s) and Mentions (@). A Direct Message is where someone on Twitter sends you a message which is private. A Mention is when someone tweets...

Great Black & White Business Card Designs

The VMS team came across these great business card designs over Twitter, mainly black and white and using many different finishes such as spot UV gloss to create a shiny finish on a matt surface. This blog post features 100 business card designs showing all different...

DIY: Pantone Magnets via 2modern Blog

This great article was posted on a DIY blog. The end product would make a great quirky gift or a talking point in your home/office. If you have old paint colour chips or pantone colour chips lying around this is a great use for them! You basically stick the colour...

Web Glossary by Computer Arts

The VMS team found this great glossary via @ComputerArts this afternoon detailing terms frequently used by us and others in our industry – this is fine if we are talking to each other within the team, but do you know what we are talking about?! On Twitter...

Brand Design is Vital For Your Business

The VMS team found this great article this morning…  explaining why logo design is an utmost need for your business. This article shows the importance of a strong brand and how critical it is to stand out from everyone else in your industry. A sample from the...

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