, and welcome to our October newsletter. It only seems five minutes ago when we were basking in summer sunshine
and now Christmas is just a few weeks away! This month we're giving
you a great deal on our custom-designed
e-cards, plus why not let us give your homepage a seasonal
You may not be dreaming of
a white Christmas quite yet, but the festive season is not
far away, and that means it's time to start thinking about
seasonal marketing opportunities.
If you normally send out a traditional Christmas card to
your customers, but want to really make an impression and
stand out from the crowd, then why not send a unique Christmas
e-card this year?
Studio 2 are once again offering fantastic savings over a
traditional postal campaign with prices
starting at just £350 for a custom-designed, personalised
Why not get in touch today
to find out how we can help make this a Christmas to remember.
Call us on 0116 242 5811.
Studio 2 would like to thank those that attended our E-Commerce
launch held at the Paramount Hinckley Island hotel earlier this
The club is the UK's first E-Commerce Club and aims to provide useful hints
and tips to all businesses currently trading through an E-Commerce
site, as well as those wanting to start one up!
Our launch evening tackled the dreaded barriers that stop would-be
purchasers proceeding through the checkout process... feedback from
the evening was superb!
Jo MacDonald, Comfort Solutions
"Professional, enjoyable and friendly. Useful
Ian Sasse, Agents of Change
November's club will cover Search Engine Promotion (SEP).
• Are you struggling with Google ad words?
• Which is best - pay per click or natural
• Are you seeing the benefit from your SEP?
All your questions on SEP answered in one presentation. Join
us and join in the discussion and troubleshooting session to gain
insight into what everyone else is doing and how you can get the
most out of your SEP.
Timings for the club have been altered slightly due to feedback
from the launch, and will be held at the Paramount
Hinckley Island Hotel, Watling Street from 5pm
until 7.00pm November 14th.
The club will be a monthly event to mark in your calendar every
second Tuesday of each month and limited spaces are available
for those that missed the sign up.
call Mechelle on: 0116 242 5811 for more details on how to become a member today!
The team at Studio 2 Online are pleased to invite
you to our first ever Client Forum on Tuesday
The forum has been put together to help you get more from
the website you have invested in and to learn more about what
else you can do to make it work harder.
Your forum has been put together to achieve the following
|Your chance for you to tell us how
you think we are doing, and where we can improve.
|A chance to find out about new products
we are launching and take advantage of great introductory
|To learn how to get more from what
you've already got.
|Your chance to tell us what you’d
like to see, and what we should be working on.
|To have a bit of fun and get to know
the Studio 2 team a little better (perhaps even meet us
all for the first time!)
day has been designed to be light
hearted and fun with some real
We are working hard to ensure it ISN’T a sales pitch or a number of boring lectures!
The day (Tuesday November 21st) will be
held at the Paramount Hinckley
Island Hotel, a fantastic venue that has been
recently re-furbished, located just off the M69.
To confirm your attendance, please call Mechelle
on 0116 242 5811
by popular demand Studio2, RDC Communications and Aurora Technologies
hosted their second technology seminar at the new Marriott Hotel,
The event gave the attendees insight into home working and how
it could benefit their businesses; the wonder that is IP voiceover
and how to get the best from their websites and web providers.
that attended said:
"Enjoyable and clear
presentations, not filled with confusing jargon."
Scaffold Services Ltd
easily understood and clear"
For those that missed this event, keep an eye on our forthcoming events
section for future dates of similar presentations.
October 11th & 12th saw us attend our first B2B exhibition
at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.
We were thrilled to be joined by some of our clients, Sally Sturgess
from ARP and Steve Scott of Activ4 for the Bob Geldof lunch whereby Mr.Geldof imparted valuable business
advice and talked about the highs and lows of starting up a business
and staying afloat.
We also held a prize draw at the
event for a free Christmas E-card worth
£475, and the winner of this prestigious
Austin of Austin Audio Visual
Congratulations! Kevin's company's branded card is currently being
designed and will be available on our site from Nov 30th.
These are examples of the type of card Austin Audio Visual
will be receiving:
A warm thank you for all that came along and said hello and we hope
to see you again some time in the New Year!
Studio2 have teamed up with ABC Training to facilitate three free Business Growth Road Shows in
| Would you like to really make money
from the internet and make your website work for you?
| Do you get frustrated with IT issues that always seem to slow you down and cost money? We have all sat waiting for hours, sometimes days.
|How much money have you spent on sales and
marketing this year with no return? Join the UK's No1
Business Growth Specialist and learn tricks that will
save you money but will also increase your bottom line.
|How about your staff challenge? Is it scary
with current legislation so oppressive to the small business
owner? Employment law and staffing from the UK's leading advisors.
|How many sales calls are you missing because
your system only has one line? See how telecom can keep you
in control, and in touch for less.
The events are booked around the East Midlands and aim to help
all that attend increase their bottom line. With experts from IT,
web building, human resources, sales & marketing industries, can you afford to miss them?
Each seminar will take 120 minutes and we are offering
two sessions for each date, 9.30am or 1.30pm. Dates
- November 9th - Risley Hall Hotel, Derbyshire (M1, Jct
- November 15th – Holiday Inn Express, Walkers Stadium,
- November 28th – Innkeepers Lodge, Northampton South
call Mechelle on 0116 2425811 to register for the morning or afternoon sessions – places are
limited so e-mail today!
Study: Wellbeing Clinic
Based in West Bridgford, Nottingham, the Wellbeing
Clinic provides complimentary health services for individuals
They approached Studio 2 early in 2006 with the requirement
of a new public website providing information about the company
and their services. They wanted the site to be business focussed
with a corporate look and feel but without appearing dull
We achieved this with careful use of colour, graphics, photos
and text styling.
"We are very, very pleased with the outcome of the site;
it looks amazing. It makes us look like the professional company
that we are and are sure that it will lead to a lot of new business.
Studio 2 were a pleasure to work with and helped us to progress
the site along at a good pace."
David Pinnock, Director
hello, wave goodbye
It is with great sadness that we wave goodbye to one of our longest
serving staff members, Michelle McKee, this month.
Michelle, who many of you will have known as your first point of
contact with Studio 2, has moved down to 'the big smoke'. We'd like
to wish Michelle all the best for the future, and thank her for
the tremendous contribution she has made to Studio 2 Online over
We are delighted to welcome on board Hayley Freeman,
our new office manager. Hayley brings with her a wealth of experience
in PA/Office Management skills through working within sales driven
environments and specialises in streamlining existing processes
for more effective ways of working.
vacancy: Web developer
We are currently looking to recruit a web
developer with strong commercial experience of web
programming using PHP and a strong understanding of internet
technologies including database design (MySQL and MS SQL),
ColdFusion, and web accessibility.
For more details please
click here to visit the Recruitment page. To apply please
contact Lucy Jones on 0116 242 5811.
Why not help your website's visitors get into the Christmas
spirit by letting us give your homepage a festive makeover?
Take a look at these examples:
If you are interested and would like
to find out more, give us a call on 0116 2425811.
Marketing is a strategic marketing consultancy based in the East Midlands.
They work with small to medium sized enterprises in London and the Midlands
to develop and implement cost effective and creative marketing solutions
linked to strategic objectives.
"We chose Studio 2 Online to
redevelop our website based on their very strong design
Chris Larsen, Director
Roofline Products Ltd. is a family run business situated on
the outskirts of Leicester. They specialise in the manufacture
of continuous aluminium gutters.
"We chose Studio 2 to do our
website as they appeared professional, knowledgeable and
friendly. Three weeks into the project and they have not
let us down. We’re looking forward to our new website and
the benefits it will bring."
Sally Sturgess, Administration Manager
|Studio 2 Online Ltd
2 Peacock Lane
0870 837 0087