Emoji Dictionary

Emojis – What are they? Why do we use them? How are they useful? Emojis (or ‘Smileys’) are ideograms used in electronic messages and websites. The term ‘Emoji’ originated from Japan in 1999, when a picture character was produced as a form of communication by Shigetaka...

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Graphic Design Dictionary

The language used when discussing Graphic Design can be confusing to say the least! If you’re professionally trained you will already have a sound understanding of the lingo used by graphic-designers, but if you’re self-taught it can get a bit overwhelming! Allow us...

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Promoting your Social Media Profiles

5 Tips to Promote your Social Media Profiles Finnick Creative is a team of specialists who live and breathe social media. The impact social media marketing has on a business’s success is becoming more and more significant. We make sure your content and social...

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Hereford & Worcester Chamber of Commerce Exhibition

Finnick Creative recently had the pleasure of attending the Hereford and Worcester Chamber Business Expo in association with Hewett Recruitment. With over 120 exhibitors from several business sectors it was a great chance for Finnick Creative to jump into the local...

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Finnick Creative’s Guide to The Gold Cup

Being based in Cheltenham, the majority of us have an interest in one of the most popular weeks of the year - The Festival. Whilst sitting (im)patiently in The Festival traffic on our morning commutes we were thinking about our very own ‘ideal day’ at Cheltenham’s...

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Social Media Trends 2017

Social Media Trends 2017 What is going to happen to Social Media in 2017 I hear you ask? Well, here are 3 social media trends that are being predicted for 2017. Larger platforms are getting rid of the ‘social’ Facebook holds around 1.8 billion monthly users and since...

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Instagram Bookmarks

You’ve probably noticed that there’s something a little different about Instagram recently! A pesky but delightful new button has appeared for us to use and abuse to our hearts content. We’re pretty excited about this new feature as we’ve been yearning over having a...

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Is this the Golden Age of Christmas Advertising?

Are you feeling Christmassy yet? No? After reading this blog you most certainly will. We are currently in the interim of getting seriously Christmassy. I'm a Celebrity is slowly filtering in the Christmas adverts, The X-factor is dropping contestants worryingly fast...

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How to survive ‘Black Friday’

It's that time of year again... the Black Friday sales are looming. Are you beginning to get into a nervous sweat about it? Well don't worry! We've come up with some top tips for your survival! What is Black Friday? Well... it is know for being the day when retailers...

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Cheltenham Town Ladies Football Club Visit Finnick Creative!

Last Friday (11th) we had a delightful visit from a couple of players from Cheltenham Town Ladies FC! Captain Jen Brown-Wealls, midfielder Louise Fensome and their Manager Graham Fletcher. They had the prestigious tour of Typecraft and Finnick Creative HQ where they...

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Twitter Moments

What is Twitter Moments? According to a tweet from the company’s official handle, creators everywhere can now tell stories with tweets. Moments are curated stories showing the best of what’s happening on twitter. It enables users to stitch together multiple tweets...

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The Effect of Social Media on the US 2016 Presidential Elections

Whether you are in favour of Hillary Clinton’s “Stronger Together” campaign, or Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” movement, there is a good chance you have tuned to social media to learn more about this year’s Presidential elections. Throughout this 2016...

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How To Improve Your Instagram Photos

Amazingly there are around 60 million new photos uploaded to Instagram every day! Since the release of Instagram in 2010 the purpose of the app has remained relatively constant but the users themselves have become far more sophisticated. There is nothing more we love...

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Top Tips for Instagram

Top Eight Tips for Instagram Business With Instagram releasing Instagram business pages recently companies have been flocking in the masses to the platform. To help you get noticed we’ve created our ‘Top Eight Tips’… Optimize Your Profile – complete your profile with...

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Ten Tips For Twitter

Twitter is a great way to connect with new people, keep in touch with people you know, find out the latest news and get your message out there! Here are our top ten tips for Twitter… Profile Picture – this needs to be striking and simple! Using block colours behind...

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Snapchat News

Snapchat has a new name! Snapchat has recently announced some pretty exciting changes! Not only have they changed the name to ‘Snap Inc’ but they’ve also revealed that they are venturing from software into hardware! Now that ‘Snapchat Spectacles’ have been confirmed...

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Ten Tips For Facebook

Having a successful Facebook page for your business is essential in today’s social age. Social media platforms are home to the biggest worldwide network of people, so here are our ‘Top Ten Tips’ to help get your page noticed… Profile Picture – Use a recognisable...

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5 Social Media Mistakes

Social Media can create an amazing buzz for a company. But as with everything knowledge is power and if mistakes are made it can be detrimental to a company’s reputation. So we’ve got some top tips to help you avoid those all to common mistakes… Create a balance....

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A Review of Instagram Business

Last week we were delighted to wake up to the fact that Instagram business accounts were now available to us! We’ve been waiting a long time for this, so we couldn’t wait to start testing the water. With both analytics and insights now featured in the app it’s a...

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What is SEO?

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is now more important than ever! Meaning that it’s essential to fully understand it in order to get the most out of it. SEO can be confusing, and even mind-boggling at times. In summary it’s basically a set of rules that...

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