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Add the 2015 Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival Widget on your Website

April 28th, 2015
Company News

We’ve nearly 70 days until the start of the Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival 2015 and as a way of making sure everyone knows about this great event we’ve created a simple “widget” that their supporters and friends can use on their own websites. For all of those who added the Tiverton Balloon and Music […]

How Media Street Has Helped Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival Build It’s Business

April 27th, 2015
Company News

Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival is a valued customer of whom we have been with since the festival was founded. The festival is the number 1 event for hot air balloons, music, food, workshops and various forms of entertainment. Established in 2011, we have been there all the way, significantly building on their online voices […]

Is your website ready for the next BIG internet change?

April 9th, 2015
Marketing, Search Engine (SEO)

As a website owner you will be well aware of the efforts that Google have been making to improve the internet users experience. Gone are the link farms, article spinners and all the other “black hat” techniques which used to allow some media agencies to manipulate the system and is now becoming a much better […]

Simple animated GIFs in Photoshop

March 18th, 2015
Web & Graphic Design

As Graphic Designer here at Media Street, I regularly create remarketing advertisements for clients. Sometimes an animated banner advert on a website can be really effective, but the key to a good design is keeping it relatively simple. To create a simple animated GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) in Photoshop, follow these steps: Open the file that you […]

Web & Graphic Design 2015

March 12th, 2015
Web & Graphic Design

With the new year steadily approaching and graphic and website design becoming more and more prevalent, it’s important to keep your company’s image up-to-date. No longer is a website just enough, everyone has a website and this is why it’s crucial that you really invest in your graphic artwork, so it stands head and shoulders […]

How to add a favicon

January 23rd, 2015
Tutorials, Web & Graphic Design

Recently I was asked how to add a favicon to my website. What is a favicon I hear you say? Favicon’s are the little image you see on your browers tabs. Favicon’s are a geat little feature to any website. It’s a great way for your clients, who will be using your site to know […]

SagePay Update: New Protocol V3.0

January 20th, 2015
Shop Updates, Website Advice

We wanted to make our SagePay customers aware that the older protocols are now disabled on test gateways for all customers. Therefore please be aware that if you are testing accounts using the older protocol, you are no longer able to do so. As of December 31st, 2014, transactions were no longer allowed using older […]

How to add a new user to Google Analytics

January 5th, 2015
Tutorials

In order to track visitor statistics and website performance your Google Analytics account will need to be configured correctly. Follow these steps to successfully add a new user to your Google Analytics account Log into your Google Analytics account here: https://www.google.com/analytics Click on the admin tab located at the top of the page Navigate to […]

Design Jargon – simplified

January 2nd, 2015
Web & Graphic Design

As Graphic Designer here at Media Street I sometimes get asked by clients what I mean by certain speak regarding design. So I decided to put together a basic guide: Bleed If you want a design or photograph to be printed right to the very edge of the paper without a white gap, you need […]

Design Inspiration

December 23rd, 2014
Web & Graphic Design

As Graphic Designer here at Media Street I find the first step for a new project can be the key to the rest of the project – attaining the style and feel. This can often be an extension of a clients branding, but if I have a new client to design for I would have […]