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The benefits of business case studies

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Here's the case for business case studies in one simple story. Not long ago, I was at a client work


Top firm achieves double win after using our business award writing service

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We're really pleased here at matm to have helped another client win two much-coveted and much-deserved business awards.On Wednesday March 19, at a ceremony held at the London Hilton Park Lane Hotel, Lanes Group was announced as winners of the Health and Safety Excellence Award at the Construction News Specialists Awards 2014.


5 tips for writing perfect press releases

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One of the central building blocks of any media campaign is the press release. There are now many ways and places to tell a story. But preparing a press release to send to journalists in a form that will make them go – “Hold the Front Page!” – well, at least show some interest, is a good starting point. There are many things to consider when sitting down to write a press release, so here are 5 of them.


Ed Miliband reinvented - media training advice designed to win elections

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Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, was sounding different on Radio 4's Today Programme this morning. Interviewed by Sarah Montague, there were clear signs that he had changed his approach and style to media interviews. Political leaders are constantly either trying to hone their media interview skills, or are having media training experts trying to do the same for them. Ed seems to have changed his style quite signficiantly.


Creative photography and graphic design - mixing old and new is catching on

Posted in Design

A series of images created by Halley Docherty has caught the eye of our designer Neil Dicken. The striking pictures, published in The Guardian, show current views of London, Paris and Berlin, with images from World War 2 overlaid.


Communication lessons from the Euro elections - big is not beautiful for the voter

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Nigel Farage says his "dream has become a reality". The UKIP victory in the European elections,


The matm web browser infographic - and why the future is about mobile search

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Which web browser should I use? And what's all this about mobile web search? Two questions we get asked a lot by our web design and web development clients in Shropshire and across the country. That's why we've developed this simple web browser infographic giving the current picture for web browser usage.


matm selects Linx modular exhibition system to put Xn Hotels on show

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Xn Hotels Systems, the global hotel management systems company, commissioned matm to create a highly visual, yet cost-effective, stand for the leading hotel and hospitality show Hotelympia.


Print Big ... printed display boards and signs for building sites

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Thought we’d share a quick snap of a recent installation of printed large display boards for


Yellow jersey? Chris Froome can't hold a candle to the matm team!

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The Tour de France might be starting in Yorkshire this weekend, but the furious pedalling has


The matm web browser infographic

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We received a number of positive comments from our last post showing browser usage stats, we thought we'd show you the very latest figures from September 2014 Browser statistics.


Five good reasons to use stock photography in promotional design

Posted in Design

Should I, Shouldn't I?Images are extremely important element in the design process - it's often the first element I'm asked for when presenting a job to our design team.Today, stock photography is very big business and a very popular option for many designers. However, like many elements of design, there's a number of pitfalls to avoid and simple rules to consider.


Home Sweet Home

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It had been over a month since we'd moved into to our shiny new offices in Telford Town Centre. With


We're loving that - Dolby Atmos F1 film

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Peter Clausen Film & TV is an independent film production company and creative agency.Neil, one of our designers, spotted one of their videos demonstrating the amazing Dolby Atmos three dimensional sound arrangement, which hit the headlines with the Transformers: Age of Extinction announcement.


5 reasons why stock photography may NOT be a good idea

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In an earlier post, I was extolling the virtues of using stock photographs in your marketing