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How fast is your internet?

golden snailIt’s one of those questions everybody seems to ask when the subject of websites comes up - “How fast is your broadband? Mine’s only….”

Slow business internet connections are not only irritating, they can also affect how you view the internet as a whole. If your internet is slow, then it must be the same for everyone, right?

Not at all. Figures from TestMy.net show that your broadband speed really does depend on where you live. That in itself isn’t surprising, but the locations with the fastest average speed did surprise us…


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Akira Studio is 10 on Friday!

akira gold 10 onlyYes, it’s hard to believe, but Akira Studio has been in business for 10 years this Friday 19 February.

To celebrate, we’ve been posting a countdown of Amazing Akira Facts on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/akirastudio/).

We’ll be having some cake and fizz in the office on Friday, so if you’d like to pop in and say hi, you’re very welcome.

Best of all, we have a very special deal just for the day itself. Like our Facebook page now, as we’ll be posting details at 10am on Friday morning.

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5 ways to make your business cards stand out

hand holding business cardThe humble business card. They've been around for centuries, have survived the technical revolution, and are still an essential part of defining our business identity.

You've probably got a boxful sitting on your desk right now - and a drawerful of ones you've collected from meetings, networking events, etc.

They are probably the pick of the crop too; otherwise they would probably be in the trash long ago.

So how can you ensure your business card is a keeper?


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Big web stats – and why we don’t need to panic

world statsWebWe all know that the web is a big place, but sometimes it's easy to forget just how big it is. Which is why when we saw an infographic with these stats, we had to sit down for a while.

In every minute of every day:

• Facebook users share almost 2.5 million items of content

• People tweet 277,000 times

• Over 4 million searches are made on Google

• YouTube uploads 72 hours of new video

• 204 million emails are sent.

That's every MINUTE. So, how on earth can we make an impact with our tweet or Facebook post or new blog?


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How can the colour (or color) of a website button affect how people click on it?

Buy NowEvery website has buttons, those coloured enticements to "Buy Now" or "Sign Up" or even just "Read More…"

And even though we may not realize it, the colour of these buttons can strongly influence whether we click on them – or not.

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Logos designed for Pam Mundy and Sue Egersdorff!

Logos designed for Pam Mundy and Sue Egersdorff!

A great start with new logos designed for Pam and Sue from Associates Ltd.  We expect to see them making a big impact with a new look!

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Delta Boats Logo Re-design by Akira Studio Ltd.

Akira Studio Ltd. proud to announce the new Delta Boats logo that has just been completed.  The logo suits the business perfectly and looks great!  This is definitely one for our portfolio!

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