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Apr
24
2019
Client Advice
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Real Life Digital - Not just another web developer!

Have your cake and eat it! Find out how the Real Life approach gets you the quality and experience of working with a large agency without the overhead.
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Barry Fisher - Director

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Barry Fisher

Technical Director
Mar
22
2019
Client Advice
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Why the lack of industry standards makes the Real Life Digital team mad!

We all too often speak to potential clients who have been ‘scarred’ by their experience with other providers in our industry.
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Barry Fisher - Director

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Barry Fisher

Technical Director
Feb
14
2019
Client Advice
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6 ways to manage the biggest cost influencing factors of a website project

Understandably it’s a very common question. However, here’s why there’s no simple answer, and how you can influence the bottom line.
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Barry Fisher - Director

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Barry Fisher

Technical Director
Jan
22
2019
Client Advice
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What you need to know before you engage a web company

It's all about asking the right questions, taking your time, and choosing the right team for your needs.
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Barry Fisher - Director

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Barry Fisher

Technical Director
Jan
14
2019
Client Advice
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The Trouble with Web Developers - 5 Pain Points most clients need resolved

Too many new customers come to us because they have invested significant time and money on a project and ended up dissatisfied.
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Barry Fisher - Director

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Barry Fisher

Technical Director
Nov
19
2018
Client Advice
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Five Top Tips To Pick a Winning Web Team

When you are investing in a new website for your business, it’s crucial that you pick the right team.
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Barry Fisher - Director

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Barry Fisher

Technical Director
Oct
2
2018
Client Advice
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ROI Focused Websites: 8 questions you should ask before engaging a web design agency

The first article in our Return on Investment (ROI) series asks 8 important questions that will determine your success.
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Barry Fisher - Director

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Barry Fisher

Technical Director
Sep
11
2018
Client Advice
Drupal Tech
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What is Pattern Lab and why should I care about it?

Our front-end developer discusses why you and your business should be considering Pattern Lab for your next Drupal project.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Aug
22
2018
Drupal Tech
Technology
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10 lessons we learned from our first Drupal 8 + Pattern Lab via Emulsify project

The musings of our front end developer after the launch of our first Pattern Lab + Drupal 8 project via the Emulsify base theme.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Nov
22
2017
News
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A new space to create and innovate

We are excited to announce that we are the first business to move in to the brand new BASE Bordon innovation centre.
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Barry Fisher - Director

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Barry Fisher

Technical Director
Oct
4
2017
News
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We went to DrupalCon 2017 in Vienna

This year's European Drupal conference took place in Vienna, Austria ahead of the news that there will be no DrupalCon Europe 2018.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Jul
10
2017
Client Advice
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15 Stunning Free & Creative Commons Stock Photography Websites

As the internet matures we're realising the value of free content & tech so I went on a mission to find 15 free and creative commons stock photography websites.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Apr
3
2017
Technology
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Using Sass and CSS3 Flex as a grid system

We used to be big fans of using singularity to create responsive grids on which to craft our web layouts but we've been converted to CSS3 flex and here's why!
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Mar
6
2017
News
Real Life Digital merchandise stand at DrupalCamp London 2017

We went to DrupalCamp London 2017

DrupalCamp London celebrated its fifth birthday this year, and for the first time Real Life Digital were official sponsors of the CxO day.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev
Jan
26
2017
Client Advice
Drupal Tech
Technology
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Drupal and SEO: A fly-by tour

Drupal is absolutely the best CMS platform when it comes to SEO, but our clients don't seem to be aware of this so we finally decided to break it down.
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Darren Fisher - Designer & Frontend Dev

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Darren Fisher

Designer & Frontend Dev