So this year I will join the 2019 board of Manchester Digital. They are the largest specialist trade body in the North of England. I was one of two new members elected to the board last week. Manchester Digital Members voted from a choice of candidates across the region. There were 22 nominees/ I know… Continue reading I’ve joined the board of Manchester Digital
Did you know there are approximately two billion mothers in the world and it’s estimated that only one per cent of them are entrepreneurs? I am in that one per cent and can’t help wondering why there are so few of us. It’s not just mothers, though. Women generally are badly under-represented in entrepreneurship. Latest… Continue reading How Do We Remove Barriers For Women In Business? The Answer Lies Closer To Home
This year I’m a finalist for this year’s business person of the year in the Rochdale Borough. This is my second time in the finals in this category. Made by Factory was also best upcoming business in 2016. My nomination was largely due to my efforts in the borough to bring small business up to… Continue reading I’m A Finalist For Business Person Of The Year!
Boutique digital marketing agency completes Manchester move to Rochdale An acclaimed digital marketing agency named by Google as one of the 30 top growth digital agencies in the UK has completed a move from Manchester to Rochdale’s old post office. Made by Factory was founded by mother of four Andonette Wilkinson five years ago and… Continue reading Latest News From Work!
This year I am part of a campaign called Go and Grow Online. I’m amazed though not surprised that even now, in 2017, almost 50% of business have no online presence. That’s why I have joined the team at Enterprise Nation this year to be a digital advisor. What is the Go and Grow Online… Continue reading Go and Grow Online with Enterprise Nation.
As a Mancunian I was “proper chuffed” to be picked for Google Elevator. So my business was chosen as only one of thirty agencies in the UK. Chosen for what? Chosen to take part in Google’s elite fast track to success coaching programme ‘Elevator’. Get Me! It’s a three day course in London, over three… Continue reading Hand Picked for Google Elevator
After Simon Danczuk visited our business Made By Factory earlier this year, he offered both Danny and I a tour of parliament, should we ever be that way inclined. Given my love of London and History, It isn’t something I wanted to say no to! As Squared Online alumni, I had an invite to the annual… Continue reading A Super Exclusive Tour of Parliament With Simon Danczuk
March was a mad month for me at work this year. We have had a few exciting things going on from new staff to lots of cool events. Last Thursday inside the Rise at Grindsmith Coffee House (incidentally a really great venue) in Manchester, My team and I collaborated with The Business Growth Hub and Google to advise Manchester… Continue reading The Business Growth Hub, Google and Me.
I’ve been working on Manchester Wapuu for WordCamp. What’s a WordCamp you say? WordCamps are locally organised conferences. They cover everything WordPress related. Anyone can attend a WordCamp, from WordNoobs to experts. From creators to contributors. WordPress if you haven’t heard of it, is responsible for over a quarter of all new sites on the web.… Continue reading Manchester Wapuu for WordCamp Manchester 2015
At CreativJam we love startups! So when two young fashionistas stopped by our office with an idea and a dream, we got to work creating them a fresh identity to start them on their journey!
But that site will do my logo for a fiver!! – some of my graphic designer friends are feeling their noses rightly put out of joint by the revolution of ridiculously cheap graphic design – how on earth can any of us compete with that? And how come we want to charge what we do?
This is just a quick poster for My Sister Miss H http://www.missh.co.uk. Creating My Miss H Poster. I Designed the print in a retro nineties style, with cool angles and bright neon colours. Note the smiley face. So It began as always with a blank canvas. First I added the circles and coloured them with pastel… Continue reading Miss H | Old Skool Disko Poster | Singer Extroardinaire
After working on the Trip Festival 2010 and producing what I thought was some pretty sick artwork, I was asked to come up with a brand new concept for the Trip Festival 2011, which was due to be held at The Vaynol Estate in Bangor. Sadly due to unforseen circumstances, the festival did not go… Continue reading The Trip Festival 2011
so I’ve transferred my old blog over to WordPress with the idea that I can use its content management system features to build a decent website, so I’m Learning WordPress! Learning WordPress on Lynda. I signed up to Lynda.com an online training portal where you can learn pretty much anything web related for a small… Continue reading Learning WordPress!
The Pipetech logo still has to be one of my favourite logos I have created. I created the custom lettering using Illustrator and worked in photoshop to give the interlock appearance. I created this for a company in the mechanical engineering sector as the name may suggest. The engineering sector doesn’t always inspire instant design… Continue reading Pipetech Logo
I have been working on a few ideas for a pram store called Lullaboo Baby and I just wanted to share them here. The online store wanted a more up to date logo producing. Here are a few of my ideas. Lullaboo Baby Logos This design uses a geometric sans which doubles as a pair… Continue reading The Lullaboo Baby Logo