Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

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What a £600 Office Move Can Look Like

Posted by Nathan Smith on 10-Oct-2016 12:11:06

This Monday marked the second office move of the year for Instinctive Digital, this time, a little closer to Earth. We've moved all the way from 12 Jordan Street to 12 Jordan Street, a much bigger and better office downstairs at the very front of the building. Our colleague Tai has transformed it into a marvelous workspace with an interesting tropical-vintage decor hybrid, all of which cost around £600. To put the icing on the cake, we got our huge front window frost printed with the glorious Instinctive logo, if you're in the area come and have a marvel at it.

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Optimising Your Social Media Content to Boost Impressions

Posted by Nathan Smith on 12-Sep-2016 10:01:56

Social media can be a large part of the business marketing game, and if your cards are played correctly you can win it, but it is no ordinary game of poker. You may have a sparkling piece of content that you can't wait to release to the world of Twitter, but if you don't have a strategy you might lose the pot, but what if we told you we could look at the other player's cards?

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Pokémon GO for Business - How to Lead Your Team in This Brave New World!

Posted by Nathan Smith on 20-Jul-2016 11:51:06


The new global craze of Pokémon GO has quickly infiltrated our office and become a source of conversation, laughter and some healthy competition. But we have to get some work done right? Our headquarters on Jordan Street, Liverpool, are right next to two Pokéstops that seem to constantly be equipped with lures, which make it very tempting to check your phone every 10 minutes. To prevent any further obstruction of work, we've thought of 5 hints & tips that helps keep your team purring during the Pokémon craze! 

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Getting Rid of Designers Block - Some Sites For Inspiration

Posted by Nathan Smith on 06-Jul-2016 11:56:00

At Instinctive, I always have to have a fresh mind with unique design ideas, but inevitably, I am sometimes hit with designer's block and my mind feels like it goes completely blank of creativity. To create a spark I venture through the web to find inspiration that will ignite my brain with concepts for a new project. Within this blog post I’ll show you my remedies to cure designer block.

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2,222 Top Timesaving Tips for Tech Start-ups

Posted by Nathan Smith on 10-Jun-2016 11:30:00

Everyday we do things that eat away at our time, but fear not as we have a few tips that we've collected and found to be the most useful for making the most of our day.

1 - Slack

There’s a good chance that your business already uses Slack, but if not
 you’re really missing out on an extremely useful tool. Slack is a slick messaging app that helps organise communication between clients, send files, and talk internally in one single place. Slack allows you to create channels for each of your clients or projects, where you can quickly message people by tagging them or alerting the entire channel. This app, if utilised correctly can help save time requesting files, getting in touch with people, and communicating internally. Slack is available on web, desktop, and mobile,so you can have it anywhere you go. For more info on the benefits of Slack, check out our full post on improving team and client communication.

BONUS: Slack also has a lot of compatibility with plugins, one of our favourites is Send to Slack for Sketch, it allows you to export artboards directly from Sketch to a Slack channel, user, or group.

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