Category: distilled
  • This is SearchLove

    Excited for our next online marketing conference? This trailer will give you a flavour of what the two-day event is really all about.

    And who better to talk you through the idea behind our conference series than Head of Events and Marketing, Lynsey Little and Distilled founder, Will Critchlow? Read more

  • You’ve Got 24 Hours: Ready, Set, Get Learning

    The best things in life are free, right? That’s why we’re excited to be swinging open the doors to our online training platform, DistilledU once more for another worldwide virtual Open Day next Wednesday 3rd December. Read more

  • Wise Up on Penalties and Updates with the Latest DistilledU Module

    More than a year after the previous Penguin update (2.1), last month Google launched Penguin 3.0. With all of this update news floating around, it’s hard not to feel bogged down by the specifics. Thankfully, Tom's been busy behind the scenes pulling together the latest DistilledU module which could help you identify, prevent or recover from the effects of penalties and algorithm updates. Read more

  • Workin’ 9 to 5? Songs to Get Productive

    A deadline looms. The clock is ticking. Yet it’s too loud in the office – your desk mate’s yakking on the phone, the coffee machine is whirring. So you relocate, ahhh... No actually, now it’s too quiet. Your mind is adrift. 5 minutes till deadline... Sound familiar? Sometimes the brain needs a... Read more

  • A New CEO at Distilled

    In order to avoid any confusion, I thought I’d start with the facts: Last month, Will Critchlow took the reins as CEO of Distilled. Co-founder Duncan Morris is moving to become Chairman and will be bolstering our growing investment in R&D. That’s the punchline, but I’m sure it raises as many... Read more

  • Pinterest: Not Just Interior Design & Cats - There’s Real Money To Be Had

    Think Pinterest, and you might think it’s just a platform for perving over rainbow layered cakes, or watching people try and fail at recreating hairstyles that require scaffolding and a week off work to achieve. The thing is, Pinterest is a whole lot more than that. It’s a money spinner, and one that’s crazily underutilised by businesses. Want to see some facts and figures and some unnecessary caps lock? OF COURSE, YOU DO. Read more

  • You Could be a Better Presenter, Here’s How

    Get to grips with all elements of presenting, from nailing your key messages, to getting quality feedback, designing your slidedeck and tips for the day itself.

    And if you're a fan of TED talks, check out the free video of Aaron Weyenberg that we've included in this post. Read more

  • The Schedule is Now Live! Paradise Awaits...

    The SearchLove San Diego 2014 schedule is now live, folks! So let’s see what’s in store this September 11th and 12th for our annual West Coast conference. After all, it’s just 4 weeks until Paradise Point is overun by eager online marketers. If the conference is anything like last... Read more

  • The Long and Short of Responsive Design

    This is a guest post from Corey Eastman of design and development whizz kids, Climax Media, the enterprise web architect agency who help both large enterprises and funded startups innovate through connected web platforms. When conjuring up ideas for our Creative month here on the blog, we couldn’t... Read more

  • Expecting the Unexpected: Edge Cases in Web Design

    In 1976, Swiss watchmakers Omega were responsible for constructing the scoreboards for the Montreal Olympics. No gymnast had ever achieved a perfect 10.00, and the IOC maintained that it was “not possible”.

    When creating a user interface, it’s easy to assume that everything will turn out like you expect. Distilled's Front End Developer, Richard Westenra prepares us for the unexpected when it comes to design. Read more

  • Researching Creative Ideas: 10 Dos and Don’ts

    Back in March, I spoke at BrightonSEO on the not-so-SEO subject of design. Slightly taken aback by the love I got from Slideshare and Twitter for my speaker deck, I thought it time to do a quick refresher, focusing specifically on the often-overlooked research and analysis stage in these... Read more

  • The Doctor Will See You Now: In conversation with Content Strategist, James Gunter

    Doctor Who fanatic, bourbon swiller and content strategy buff. These are just a few of the things we know about content strategist James Gunter. Catching up with Gunter in his Salt Lake City dwelling, TARDIS themed mug in hand, we caught up with the strategist for a bit of a tête-à-tête on Google... Read more