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  • 24 Dec
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Quba Christmas Opening Hours

The Quba offices will be closing for Christmas on Friday 24th December at 2pm.

There will be support available between Christmas and New Year should you require it and our opening hours over the festive period are listed below: Friday, December 24th - 9am-2pm Monday, December 27th - Closed Tuesday, December 28th - Closed Wednesday, December 29th - 9am-5:30pm Thursday, December 30th - 9am-5:30pm Friday, December 31st - 9am-5:30pm Monday, January 4th - Closed From all the team at Quba have a very Merry Christmas. ...

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  • 15 Dec
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Christmas Gift - The Quba Conversion Calculator

As it's the season of goodwill and peace on earth, I wanted to share a gift with all our blog readers.

Below you'll find a link to download the Quba Conversion Calculator. [caption id="attachment_1760" align="aligncenter" width="672" caption="Quba Conversion Calculator Screenshot"][/caption] The file is a PowerPoint slide that you can open to work out your current sales and also to create forecast sales figures. It's great for sitting down with your boss or project stakeholders and saying what would happen if...

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  • 14 Dec
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5 things you must do to your website before going...

New Business Exec Jon Eaton examines how you can make finishing for Christmas less stressful and more rewarding.

“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”-Charles Schulz “One good thing about Christmas shopping: it toughens you for the January sales.” - Grace Kriley “Three phrases that sum up Christmas are:  Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men, and Batteries not Included”.  – English Proverb ...For adults Christmas is stressful. As well as buying presents for children, writing hundreds of cards and securely storing a gigantic...

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  • 10 Dec
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£400 raised for Movember as Quba does that little bit...

Seven brave Qubans did their bit for charity this month by raising awareness of male cancers during the month of November.

In keeping with Quba’s policy of going a little further on each project we undertake, the team decided to develop our own site to generate even more hype and donations. With a series of witty blogs, daily photo updates and a dedicated newsletter the seven team members gained the adoration of the office and the wider public. Jonathan Eaton New Business...

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  • 3 Dec
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Abuserank: reality or make-believe?

As some of you may know, links have a favourable impact on search engine rankings (most of the time!).

As a general rule, the more links you gain from quality websites the better your rankings are likely to be. Unfortunately, this can include links from negative reviews about a website – meaning that negative reviews can positively impact on a site’s rankings. A change to the algorithm (the way Google orders its results), dubbed ‘Abuserank’ has been put forward as a possible...

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  • 26 Nov
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How to write the perfect digital design brief

Back in August Dave wrote about the Three steps on putting together a good website brief aimed at organisations and clients who want to prepare the best possible agency brief.

This article is about how you take this brief and distil it into the perfect digital design brief. First it’s probably worth considering why this is so important? The art of writing the perfect ‘advertising creative brief’ has been a hot topic amongst most advertising agencies for years and rightly so as...

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  • 19 Nov
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Do you want more traffic to your blog?

A while back our MD Matthew Williams talked about how to write a great blog post.

In his post you will find some great hints from my fellow Qubans about writing from the heart, structuring your post and making sure your blog isn't just a wall of text. If you're stuck for what to write about, see my post on creating a content strategy. So, you're now writing brilliant blog posts that integrate perfectly with your business goals...but no one knows...

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