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  1. What everyone must know about infographics

    Create infographics about topics in your industry that are important. As people share the infographic, you’ll likely see more traffic and sales. It’s the kind of week where I’m having a struggle thinking about what kind of topic to cover for the blog. I think we all feel this way from time to time, it’s only natural. One of the […]

  2. World Book Day meets business

    Once a year, in the UK we celebrate something called World Book Day. It’s a promotional holiday aiming to get kids to read more, run by the charity World Book Day. It’s a fabulous premise that sees kids foregoing their usual school uniforms and turning up dressed as their favourite characters from books. But why should the kids be having […]

  3. Mince Pie Mania

    This week we are discussing something a little different. A couple of years ago we lost someone very special to us – a family member who took her own life. The advent of a simple and sudden phone call had a huge impact on our family, one which we are still dealing with today. Losing someone close to you in […]

  4. Fostering creativity

      I think creativity is one of those things that we often don’t consider as being a skill. When we talk about artists, musicians and designers, we often talk about their talent, their abilities seem innate rather than something that has been learned, worked on and polished. I’ve certainly thought about it this way for a long time. I remember […]

  5. Overcoming burnout as an entrepreneur

    Burnout or job-related stress is something that many people come across in their working lives. We spend so many hours in a work-related headspace that this isn’t really a surprising fact. For many people, the symptoms can creep up on them with limited ability to stop it before it comes to a head. As an entrepreneur or new business owner, […]

  6. International Friendship Day 2018

    Part of my job as social media manager at Avidmode is keeping an eye on the trending hashtags that pop up daily. In the last few weeks most of these hashtags (in the UK) have been based around a reality TV series called Love Island and of course the looming Brexit. Neither of these topics are particularly intriguing or thought […]

  7. The mysterious case of the magic business cards

    All companies have business cards. Well, most of them do, anyway. Avidmode does. But we recently ran out. So, what could we do but order some new ones? That’s where it all began…

  8. The 2016 rebranding of Avidmode

    It is a grand mystery of our time to question, “do people change?”, and despite the very real and honest discrepancies from one day to the next, it’s easy to think that what we see is just the same core manifesting itself in different ways. In other words, am I different or am I just behaving in different ways? (I […]

  9. Is Twitter actually broken?

    Although we may not think about it all that much, posting written messages on the internet is very different from the kind of communication we’ve engaged in throughout almost the entirety of our evolution as a species. Never before have we had practically infinite permanence available for even the most banal thoughts we can muster. I think the greatest irony […]