Our guide to make sure you are getting the most out of Twitter

Our guide to make sure you are getting the most out of Twitter

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been speaking to people about using social media, specifically Twitter, and a good proportion of them hadn’t touched it. However, they had heard that it was something they should be looking at and making use of. So we decided to put together a quick guide for people new to […]

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The many benefits of online video marketing

More and more businesses and big brands are discovering the benefits of online video. It’s where most people spend their time online. Think about it, Youtube (which is now the second largest search engine next to Google) gets over 4 billion views every day. And it’s been proven that people are more likely to watch […]

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Quick Thought: These things take time

Having worked in the creative industry for close to 10 years, we have heard and sometimes experienced unrealistic deadlines or the client who thinks their budget should go infinitely further then it feasibly can, and these things are normal. Our job as design professionals (and that’s not just Northwest) is not only about providing our […]

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The importance of User Experience and why it’s something that shouldn’t be overlooked.

The term user experience (often referred to as UX for short) gets banded about quite a lot, especially in the digital industry. But what is user experience and is it something you should be looking at for current or future projects? User experience is something we’ve all come across. Not only that, but we’ve all […]

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Building a sustainable product; the increasing need for responsive design and why not having it could be costing you…

Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices have forever changed the approach to designing, building and developing websites. But more importantly, and the main reason they have had such a big effect on it, is that it’s also changed how we consume information. Not so long ago if you wanted to look at someones website you […]

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Welcome, We are Northwest and we make awesome stuff

Hello and welcome to the first incarnation of our website, and more specifically our blog. As I’m sure you know by now, we are Northwest Creative Studio, although we generally just refer to ourselves as Northwest, not sure why. It just seems to be the name that stuck. We are a small creative agency based […]

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