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Emerging Trends in Web Design for 2024

2024 is now in full swing, as we head deeper into the year, the landscape of web design is set to evolve with new trends and technologies. These advancements are expected to redefine user experience and interaction in significant ways. ...

Universal Principles of Effective Web Design
10 Universal Principles of Effective Web Design

Web design is a unique blend of creativity, practical functionality, and engaging content that captivates and educates, holding user attention. It's an art that requires understanding user experience, visual aesthetics, and technical skills. This article delves into 10 principles of effective website design, each integral ...

Design for Print

At H&H Reeds, we take great pride in our printing heritage. Established in 1878, you could say that we've learned a thing or two about print over the years. With a wealth of experience in printing, including production and design, we're here to help and share our expertise with you. ...

WCAG 2.2 Accessibility
Discover WCAG: Your Key to Website Accessibility

WCAG, which stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, are a global set of recommendations that help ensure your website is usable by everyone. These guidelines, established by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), offer a straightforward and effective way to make your website user-friendly and accessible for all....

Website security checklist | National cyber security awareness month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Your Website Security Checklist

In an age where the digital landscape is continually evolving, the need to safeguard your business’s website against online threats has never been greater. October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, an annual event that serves as a reminder of the ever-growing threats that websites, no matter how big or small, face in ...

The Power of Print and Digital: Integrating Direct Mail and Digital Marketing
The Power of Print and Digital: Integrating Direct Mail and Digital Marketing

In an increasingly digital world, cutting through the noise of endless emails and online ads to stand out from the crowd has become more challenging. While many have shifted away from printed marketing solutions in recent years, printed marketing materials have consistently demonstrated higher trustworthiness and recall ...

Google's Core Web Vitals
What are Google Core Web Vitals & Why They’re Important for your Business

Google's Core Web Vitals were established in 2020, and essentially, they are a set of metrics that measure the user experience of a web page. These metrics include loading speed, interactivity, and visual stability.  Since 2021, core web vitals are a ranking factor for search results. Meaning, websites that meet these ...

Web Security
Why Web Security Is Essential for Your Business

No website is immune from cyber-attacks or data breaches. No matter the size of the business, a data breach can be devastating for the company and their customers.   The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) estimates that over 2 million instances of cyber-fraud were reported by UK businesses in the past year, with 49,000 ...

Emerging Trends in Web Design for 2024

2024 is now in full swing, as we head deeper into the year, the landscape of web design is set to evolve with new trends and technologies. These advancements are expected to redefine user experience and interaction in significant ways. ...

Universal Principles of Effective Web Design
10 Universal Principles of Effective Web Design

Web design is a unique blend of creativity, practical functionality, and engaging content that captivates and educates, holding user attention. It's an art that requires understanding user experience, visual aesthetics, and technical skills. This article delves into 10 principles of effective website design, each integral ...

WCAG 2.2 Accessibility
Discover WCAG: Your Key to Website Accessibility

WCAG, which stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, are a global set of recommendations that help ensure your website is usable by everyone. These guidelines, established by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), offer a straightforward and effective way to make your website user-friendly and accessible for all....

The Power of Print and Digital: Integrating Direct Mail and Digital Marketing
The Power of Print and Digital: Integrating Direct Mail and Digital Marketing

In an increasingly digital world, cutting through the noise of endless emails and online ads to stand out from the crowd has become more challenging. While many have shifted away from printed marketing solutions in recent years, printed marketing materials have consistently demonstrated higher trustworthiness and recall ...

Sustainable Web Design
Sustainable Web Design: Why It’s Important

If the Internet was a country, it would be the 7th largest polluter - Sustainable Web Manifesto  It's easy to believe that the Internet is an intangible, invisible world, a place that has little impact on the environment. Unfortunately, this is not the reality. Every online activity, such as searching the web, sending ...

Your Business’ 2021 Christmas Wish List 
Your Business’ 2021 Christmas Wish List

Thinking about what your own business needs this Christmas is just as important as keeping your customers happy throughout the festive season. With this in mind, H&H Reeds has created a wish list dedicated to taking your own marketing efforts from strength to strength in the new year and beyond, covering both online and ...

Responsive Web Design vs Mobile First

First let discuss the difference between Mobile First and Responsive web design.  A mobile-first website is always responsive, but a responsive website isn’t always mobile-first. A responsive website is a technical approach, while the mobile first is an intentional design choice centred around the understanding of how people ...

The Power of Print and Digital: Integrating Direct Mail and Digital Marketing
The Power of Print and Digital: Integrating Direct Mail and Digital Marketing

In an increasingly digital world, cutting through the noise of endless emails and online ads to stand out from the crowd has become more challenging. While many have shifted away from printed marketing solutions in recent years, printed marketing materials have consistently demonstrated higher trustworthiness and recall ...

Ready for GA4?
Is Your Business Ready for GA4?

It is estimated that Google Analytics is used by approximately 55.49% of all websites. Given that Google Analytics is one of the most popular website analytics tools, the fast-approaching shift from Google's Universal Analytics to Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is something that all businesses should be aware of and start preparing for ...

Netflix vs Reality: Emily in Paris’ Take on Marketing

Both releases of the Netflix hit series ‘Emily in Paris’ have prompted real life marketers to do one thing: enter the search term ‘marketing jobs in Paris’ into Google and romanticise over strategy meetings with a view of the Saine. The show follows Emily (Lily Collins) carving out a career in the French capital, bringing ...

Search Data Reveals The UK’s Favourite Things About Christmas!

It’s near enough impossible to avoid the debate of how your Christmas dinner takes shape, from the non-negotiables on the plate to the unspeakable additions — Yorkshire puddings, we’re looking at you! We’ve gathered historic Christmas search data using Google Trends to determine the overall top choices for festive foodies ...

Your Business’ 2021 Christmas Wish List 
Your Business’ 2021 Christmas Wish List

Thinking about what your own business needs this Christmas is just as important as keeping your customers happy throughout the festive season. With this in mind, H&H Reeds has created a wish list dedicated to taking your own marketing efforts from strength to strength in the new year and beyond, covering both online and ...

5 Steps Towards A Sustainable Marketing Strategy

The recent COP26 conference has bolstered the ongoing issue of sustainability, pushing the emphasis on businesses to operate ‘greener’ to the forefront of mainstream consciousnesses. For marketers, joining these conversations will be fundamental for developing future proof strategies that align with ‘greener’ values, while ...

New Livestock Industry Website Serves National Market

H&H Reeds, are proud to announce the launch of a new website for the national Livestock Auctioneers Association (LAA) that provides a major new service to the national livestock industry. ...

Becca Davidson's Journey through the Mini-MBA in Brand Management by Marketing Week

Becca Davidson, our talented Creative Designer at H&H Reeds, has recently had the opportunity through the H&H Employee Trust Fund, a dedicated initiative by H&H Group, to pursue a mini-MBA in Brand Management led by Mark Ritson of Marketing Week. ...

Pioneering a Greener Future: The Journey from Print to Delivery with Theatre by the Lake

At H&H Reeds, we take great pride in building long-lasting relationships with our clients. Our collaboration with Theatre by the Lake has spanned over a decade. Situated right next to the natural beauty of Derwent Water in the Lake District, the theatre welcomes visitors from near and far, serving as a creative hub for ...

H&H Reeds get ready for the Cumbria Business Expo 2023

We are excited to announce that we’re attending the Cumbria Business Expo 2023, taking place this Friday 22nd September, at Carlisle Racecourse from 9am to 3pm. Hosted by Shout Expo, this event promises to be the region's premier B2B exhibition, offering businesses a unique opportunity to network, connect, and showcase ...

Celebrating 45 Years with Pez

Today, we’re celebrating the one and only David Warwick, known affectionately as 'Pez,' for his 45th work anniversary at H&H Reeds. Pez started his journey at Reeds in 1978, hired by his father, Malcom Warwick, who was the Production Director. Reeds has always been a family business for Pez, starting with his grandfather, ...