Blog, news, updates and useful hints and tips
This is where you’ll find the latest news, views and updates from Cornwall Design and Print. We’ll blog about some of our latest work along with photography and links, where you’ll be able to find out more about what we’ve done.
But that’s not where we stop, we also have some handy knowledge and a few tricks up our sleeves that we’d like to pass on to you about social networking and blogging – the hows, whens, whys and whats will all be answered here!
We’ll offer you hints and tips about SEO for your website and maybe every now and then we’ll ramble on about something non-design related for you to cast your eyes over!
What is a SSL Certificate and why do I need one now? When visiting a website, you may notice some begin with http:// and some begin with https:// the difference is the “s” being a SSL Certificate. SSL Certificates provide an extra layer of security for a website...read more
Social Media Mistakes We've spoken about why you need to use social media before in another blog post, but in a nutshell, it can be a powerful marketing tool if used correctly. Whilst you're probably constantly being told what to do on social media, we're going to...read more
Get Print Ready We're designers by nature and printers by trade, preparing print-ready artwork is a daily occurrence for us. We often have clients send in their own artwork, either made by them or a different designer. When we ask "is the artwork print ready?" we...read more
3 DIY SEO Tips SEO, or Search Engine Optimisation, is the practice of optimising a website to rank well on search engines. The algorithms and bench marks that search engines use to decide your websites ranking are ever changing, and so keeping up can be daunting....read more
3 Reasons to Use Instagram If you haven't heard of Instagram, where have you been? As of January 2016, Instagram has over 400 million monthly active users. The photo-sharing app is the most visual of social media networks and perfect for those willing to get a little...read more
In our last blog post, we talked about our top essentials for exhibitions or events. Pop-up roller banners are no doubt popular for all events due to their large surface area for promotion and travel-friendly design. For a limited time only, we're offering our roller...read more
Exhibition Essentials Now that Christmas and the January slump are over, exhibition season is well on its way! We design and produce exhibition stands and materials all year round, but there’s definitely an extra uptake around this time of year. When...read more
Finding and Using Stock Images When finding images to use for your design, be it for print or web, chances are at some point you're going to have to turn to stock images. If an image speaks 1000 words; you want it to say the right ones! We have a few tips on looking...read more
The New Year Refresh Happy new year! 2016 is here already and the start of the year always means these 3 things: 1. You need to change your calendars over. 2. You're going to forget the date - a lot! 3. New years resolutions (most of which you'll forget by February)....read more
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For most people, social media is a part of everyday life. We will be the first to admit we’re addicts! If being on social media during the day for our jobs isn’t enough, we’re scrolling through social media feeds and tweeting during a lot of...read more
Whether you’re attempting to DIY your graphic design for printing or confused at the terminology used by our team, our jargon buster will help you to navigate 7 common graphic designer terms click here for more. Bleed On a document, bleed is the border around...read more