Autumn at Pixus UK: What’s New
Autumn at Pixus UK: What’s New

We’ve had a busy few months here at Pixus UK. With new starters, new live sites for our customers, and new clients joining us, Pixus is expanding at a speedy rate! In our office now we have Chris, a new Web Designer, along with Ellie and Mohammed. Ellie is our new resident apprentice Content Writer. Having left school earlier in the year, Ellie is new to …

How Social Media can shape your company for the better
How Social Media can shape your company for the better

When it comes to trends for companies, it looks like Social Media is here to stay. The use of social platforms by large companies is becoming a huge trend in terms of customer focus and interaction. Especially with Twitter, customers can easily Tweet a member of the team and receive a response within minutes. Take a look at companies such as ASOS. Their ASOS_HeretoHelp handle is …

What We Can Expect From Social Media in 2017
What We Can Expect From Social Media in 2017

Social media is such a big part of our lives. We wake up in the morning to check our Facebook newsfeed, we scroll through Twitter on our lunch break and Snapchat the most menial, slightly humorous moments of our days. The phenomenon of social media is showing no signs of slowing down this year, and here’s what we can expect to see from it. Activism In …

Happy New Year from Pixus!
Happy New Year from Pixus!

  I can imagine the mince pies and regret have already set in for a lot of you, it definitely has for me. However, all of us here at the Pixus Office hope you had a great time over Christmas and New Year. We had a fun and busy Christmas at the office, from new Christmas Trees, Secret Santa gifts, and a visit to the Alpine …

Ways to Ensure your Website Excels this Christmas
Ways to Ensure your Website Excels this Christmas

It’s almost Christmas, and the world is generally in a happier mood with most people forgetting life’s daily struggles and fully immersing themselves into the festive season (the to-do list can wait until January). What better way to take advantage of everyone’s joyous Christmas Spirit and frivolous December spending than to create amazing, engaging website content that will improve your sales no end? Reviewing your website …

How to Create Engaging Content
How to Create Engaging Content

It’s one thing to decide you’re going to create content for your website, but it’s another thing entirely to make it engaging. It’s not as simple as telling your customers what you’re up to in the business. You must have your finger on the pulse of your industry and be ready to create exciting content that will make people want to share. How do you do …

Why It’s Better For Brands To Be Personal, Not Corporate
Why It’s Better For Brands To Be Personal, Not Corporate

We’ve talked at length on this blog about why your brand needs to use social media to reach your target audience. Social media benefits your business in so many ways, from sales to employee engagement. However, most businesses only think of social media as performing one function; protecting the corporate brand. It’s important to let go of this archaic belief, as its believed to be better …

How Effective is Your Facebook Ad?
How Effective is Your Facebook Ad?

If you have been using social media for business, whether it is to promote a company or market content, you will have a company page. This page can be useful for all kinds of promotion, and there are several options to ‘boost’ your posts dotted around the page, as well as the option to create a Facebook Advert for a certain cost, depending on how many …

Social Content Curation: Gamechanger or Passing Trend?
Social Content Curation: Gamechanger or Passing Trend?

Facebook Trending Topics, Twitter Moments, Snapchat Live Stories…you may not realise it, but social media companies are increasingly curating the content that we see on our screens. Snapchat employs 75 people to produce and collect content, as well as report live from the scenes of events. Twitter hires over 30 people across the world to manage its ‘Moments’ feature. Vine hires between 5-10 people to highlight …

Social Media Trends Your Business Needs To Know
Social Media Trends Your Business Needs To Know

Social media grows to be more complex each year. Increasingly scattered audiences, a diverse range of different platforms and competitive marketing teams striving for attention make the landscape intimidating to the untrained eye. We’ve previously discussed why your business needs to use social media, but when the field is changing so rapidly, there are trends developing that you should be aware of. Let’s take a look …

Why An Outdated Website Is Costing Your Business
Why An Outdated Website Is Costing Your Business

In 2016, more of your customers will have their first contact with your business through digital channels – especially your website. So when it comes to your business the important question is: are you investing time and effort into your digital activity to capitalise on this?

Should Your Business Be Using Google+?
Should Your Business Be Using Google+?

Many have laughed at Google’s attempt to break into the social media world with Google+, so it may come as shock to find out that the web giant’s social offering actually has 300 million active users. If you aren’t already doing so, it might be a good time to start tapping into the Google+ power! Generally, most businesses know that their consumers are not using Google+ in the …