In This Studio Monthly.
1 The Launch Pad.
2 Lost for words?
3 Creating a masterpiece.
4 Web Threads.
5 Sacha's Web Tutorial.
10 Essential Strategies to Thrive During the Recession

Recession? Credit Crunch?
Don't just survive - thrive!

The Governor of the Bank of England calls   this 'the worst crisis since the Great Depression.' So what are you going to do to ensure your business doesn't become a statistic of businesses that fail? Complacency is clearly not an option.

Our free guide to '10 Essential Strategies to Thrive During a Recession' is one of several ways we can help you to make the most of this opportunity.

Go here to read more.

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Quote of the Month:

It will soon be farewell to the memorable 43rd US President, so here is one of his pearls of wisdom about the online revolution.

"It's important for us to explain to our nation that life is important. It's  not only life of babies, but it's life of children living in, you know, the dark dungeons of the Internet."
- George W. Bush
>  See President George Walker Bush in action
   The White House website

1. The Launch Pad.

Feast your eyes on our most recent website launches...

Nine Over Twelve website

Nine Over Twelve

The Designer Maternity Collection.
Maternity clothing that combines superb fabrics with honest-to-goodness value in terms of design, quality, fit and price.

Mercia Group website

Mercia Group

One of the UK's largest providers of training and support services to the accountancy profession.

2. Lost for words?

        Our copywriting service

Ever struggled to find just the right words for your website content, or your email marketing campaign?

At some point most of us have been faced with an intimidating blank sheet of paper just waiting for us to pen pearls of wisdom, but they just don't seem to want to come. Sound familiar? Don't panic, you're not alone!

Here's a solution

Now, to make life easier for you we have a professional and experienced copy writer to write that compelling content for you.

> Learn more about our free copy writing solution.

4. Web Threads.

Only 56 days (and  counting) until Christmas! I can't be the only one being inundated by Christmas card brochures. But have you considered the fantastically successful and cost-effective alternative of e-cards?.

see more >

Trick or Treat? 

Love it or hate it, it's almost upon us. Yes, it's Halloween.

Here are a couple of links that might just be of interest.

101 Halloween Tips -Stuck for ideas to keep your own little vampires amused? Then this is the site for you!

Origins of Halloween - An American tradition? Not so!
Wikipedia comes to the rescue to give us all the gory details.

No idea what to get your loved ones for Christmas?

Try this website out for the top 10 worst gadgets to avoid, or choose, depending on how much you want to impress great aunt Ethel!

see more >

3. Creating a masterpiece.

Steps to creating a website
Ever tried your hand at creating a souffle or perhaps a baked Alaska? Personal experience has taught me that to succeed in the creation of a culinary masterpiece requires carefully following the process step by step or your likely to end up with a disaster.

The same principle can be applied to the creation of a website. By following a structured step by step process we can ensure that the end result is a masterpiece and not a disaster. At Studio 2 Online we have developed a tried and tested 3 Step process.

Step 1 - In the beginning

Step 2 - The creation

Step 3 - The proof of the pudding

Learn more here about the details of each step of the process of creating a website with Studio 2 Online. 


Meet Tina Brown - Project Manager

Several clients who previously dealt with other web design agencies have commented how refreshing it is to have a Project Manager available to them.

Refreshing maybe, but by the time their project is completed they all agree to add ESSENTIAL as well.

Tina's role is absolutely central and critical in ensuring the projects entrusted to us arrive on time and within budget. Her meticulous approach means that work is carefully guided through all the stages required allowing potential hold ups are identified as quickly as possible, and that as the main point of contact we  keep clients up to date about the progress of their project.

Not many web agencies have a dedicated Project Manager, but it's fair to say that clients are quick to sing her praises when their new website goes live.

Why not send this to a friend or colleague?
This month's web tutorial

5. Sacha's Web Tutorial.

All roads should lead to 'home'

There's nothing I like better than hanging my head and tongue out of the car window and feeling the wind in my hair as Giles poses in his new Beamer with the top down. I don't really care where we go as long as in the end we get to our destination, preferably back home.

Perhaps we should take the same attitude when it comes to getting our marketing message out to clients and prospects. No, not hanging our tongues out, but making sure whatever marketing channel we use, direct mail, advertising, radio, telemarketing or email, we should be directing people to the destination we want them to arrive at. And I suggest that destination should be at the very least the 'home' page of our website.

Of course when they get there we want them to do something. The problem is only 1% of people visiting a website ever do anything! Why? Mainly because too many businesses haven't thought through their website strategy.

> Learn more about effective website strategies.

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