John and Martin at Bowling

AsOne Go Bowling

At AsOne, we often like to do things as a team, so this weekend, some of the current team and some of the past team members all met up at Hollywood Bowl in Ashton, to have a few games of bowling and then off for some food at Chiquitos. The meet-up was all to say Read more…

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29th September in We Are AsOne
Ninja Turtle 4

Don’t get Shellshocked! BASH that vulnerability!

You may have heard over the past 24 hours about a pretty serious bug concerning users of Mac OSX and Linux. The vulnerability affects the Bash shell, the command line interpreter, and can give an attacker complete control of a system. AsOne’s servers have been patched today against this to protect your sites and data. Read more…

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26th September in Blog
AsOne Design's Blogging Seminar

Blogging… How and why…?

Yesterday, Martin and Lauren hosted AsOne’s latest seminar, which was on how to use blogging to help increase your search engine ranking positions, through tried and tested methods, primarily focussing on generating quality and frequent content, along with other SEO tips. Who came? We were grateful to have such an involved group of attendees yesterday, Read more…

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in Innovation Club
Innovation Club

Using Trigger Events to create content

What is a trigger event? A trigger event is something that happens within your company, or industry, or even life that makes something else happen. You might be thinking “like what?”. Well; for example, in a garden centre. It’s quite likely that there will be a sale on plants that are near the end of Read more…

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22nd September in Innovation Club
Twitter Masterclass Feedback

Only ever give good feedback

Feedback is given for a reason, it can be good, bad, awful, amazing, on the fence, or a mix of everything; and every bit of feedback you get is good for you and for your company. If you were only ever to receive great feedback, you’d never change. What if the people who are giving Read more…

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15th September in Innovation Club
AsOne Digital Collaboration in Tameside

Strength in Numbers

I believe that Tameside creatives should collaborate … not just compete. Last week, Joel and myself were invited to attend ‘Creative Manchester’, one of a number of nationwide events organised by the Creative Industries Council (CIC) as part of a move to help UK Creative Industries to stamp their presence on the British business map.  Read more…

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10th September in We Are AsOne
AsOne Design

And the winner is….. You!

Awards; what’s the point? Industry awards? What is the point of them? Do they really produce any tangible benefits for the companies that enter them? Or are they just a great big ego trip for the boss? I’ll tell you what I used to think – that they were all a big waste of time, Read more…

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5th September in We Are AsOne
Twitter logo - Testimonial

Gary Manners “can already see the benefits” of the AsOne Twitter Seminar

Following on from our Twitter Masterclass in August, we have received some excellent feedback from the attendees, which we’re very proud of! One of our directors, Tracey Rush, attends a weekly networking meeting called BNI Athena, during which, she received this excellent written testimonial from Gary Manners, who is a personal travel counsellor. Gary went Read more…

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4th September in Testimonials
.exe Net Seraph

.exe files, be weary of opening downloaded files

The vast majority of internet users like to browse around, looking for interesting articles, buying things, downloading images, watching films, playing games or the other thing that the internet is used for. But are you really savvy enough not to be caught by a rogue website with a virus on it? .exe files will start a Read more…

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1st September in Net Seraph
Twitter Masterclass

Twitter Masterclass Seminar Success

AsOne Design hold monthly seminars for their Innovation Club members on different topics, which can help a business to gain more online visibility, leading to increased visits, a higher search engine ranking position and the ultimate goal of more enquiries. The most recent seminar was a Twitter Masterclass, which covered all of the basic functions Read more…

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28th August in Innovation Club
Search Engine Optimisation Manchester

Search Engine Optimisation

It’s that time of the week again, Monday morning. Have you had your brew yet? Whether you have or haven’t, here’s some reading material for the next few minutes which might help you with the search engine optimisation for your website. Sitemap Who doesn’t have a sitemap these days? If you don’t, sort it out and Read more…

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25th August in Innovation Club
The Rug Retailer on Social Media

Case Study: The Rug Retailer on Social Media

Between Martin and Chris from The Rug Retailer, a plan was devised on how best to use social media to increase awareness of The Rug Retailer. One of the ideas was to do monthly competitions to get people sharing his page with very little effort and for a lot less than paying for adverts. Since Read more…

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21st August in Latest Work