Carry on laughing

I'm on a mission to inject more humour into the workplace. Over the past nine months I've been working with an organisation that wants to encourage its people to be more human in their interactions with each other and their customers. The role I play involves running workshops where I take people on a journey of where the organisation has come from in the last…

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8 top survival tips for the PR newbie

I did a couple of internships while I was at uni, but Creative Bridge is where I found my first ‘proper’ role in PR, and I’ve loved every minute of it. Having been here for 18 months now, I thought I’d take a look back and pick out some of the things I’ve learned about life in the sector, to try to help those who…

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Is it time for you to crack the code?

Anyone working in marketing and comms will be greatly aware of the recent influx of code and computer programming into their ‘crayons and colouring-in’ world. What used to be reserved in the minds of some purely for nerds in darkly lit rooms wearing bottle-bottom glasses and smelly grey jumpers is now very much the mainstream, and there are some great examples out there at the…

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Words? Get your fill

“Lovers of print are simply confusing the plate for the food.”                                                                                                            …

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At a ‘glance’

As I’m sure you’re all aware, today marks the official release of the Apple Watch. There’s been big hype over this tiny device, so we’re taking a look at what impact size has on both user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design. The Apple Watch is already in high demand. In the last two weeks, pre-orders alone have surpassed the total 2014 sales figures…

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Learners are earners

Six things I learnt this week to improve click through rate to your website Learning is one of our three core values at Creative Bridge and is an activity that has given me great pleasure over the years. Sure, I have learnt some rubbish but on the whole the things I have picked up have helped to make my life more varied and interesting. I’ve…

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Are you mobile friendly?

The way Google returns search results so quickly, accurately and efficiently is with its search algorithm. This is a complex piece of programming that scans the internet and indexes every page on every website. It’s this algorithm that gives them their business advantage and as such, they are constantly updating it to ensure it delivers the best results possible. Google is making some big changes…

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Rallying to end the housing crisis

Members of the Creative Bridge team are proud and excited to be attending the Homes for Britain rally in London on 17 March. We’re adding our voices to the rising call for urgent extra investment to build more homes and end the housing crisis within a generation. Spearheaded by the National Housing Federation, Homes for Britain is steadily driving housing back up the public and…

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Holding out for a hero

Creative Bridge is sponsoring The Housing Heroes Awards this year. We’re backing the brand new ‘Best Communications Team’ category Our PR and communications team works alongside housing communications teams across the country every day, and we know how hard they work. We don’t want all this effort and dedication to go unrecognised, so with Inside Housing and Ocean Media, we’ve launched the communications team of…

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Teamwork makes the dream work

We have a new-look design and digital team which is already busy working on some big and beautiful client projects. So what’s changed, and what does it mean for you? We’ve made some changes at CB HQ, by combining our design and digital teams into one big creative studio. The new-look team is sitting pretty in the best room at Bittesby House and is now…

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