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WordPress Maintenance Package

If you have a WordPress website, then this post is relevant to you! We have put together a ‘maintenance’ package, as once we have delivered a site (whether WordPress or Magento) the upkeep of core versions, plugins and extensions is…

30 December 2016 on JooJoo News, Wordpress

Christmas Hours & The Clock Tower Sanctuary

This year we have decided that instead of the usual cards or gifts, we are going to give to local Brighton charity The Clock Tower Sanctuary. The Clock Tower Sanctuary is the only drop-in service providing all-round information, advice and…

19 December 2016 on Blog, JooJoo News
The Big Life Fix

Technology is bloody brilliant

Emma Lawton was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease when she was 29. Emma works as a graphic designer and as you would imagine, drawing is a huge part of her life. Sadly the tremors in Emma’s hands have grown more pronounced,…

13 December 2016 on Blog, Designs We Like

H&M Christmas Advert directed by Wes Anderson starring Adrien Brody

Wes Anderson has directed a short film to launch the H&M 2016 Christmas Collection, which was created by Adam&Eve/DDB, who produced John Lewis’ 2016 Christmas Advert. As you would expect from Anderson, the advert is a beautiful, explosion of pastel…

28 November 2016 on Advertising, Blog

Katie Melua’s ‘Perfect World’ animated video is a winter wonderland

In these particularly uncertain times, finding something to help you to forget that everything has gone to the dogs is a very welcome distraction. Katie Melua’s beautiful, animated, music video for her single ‘Perfect World’ is helping us to do…

21 November 2016 on Blog, Designs We Like

The Best John Lewis Christmas Advert Parodies #BusterTheBoxer

John Lewis have released their Christmas Advert (above), which means that it is now officially ‘ok’ to talk about the festive season. In reaction to the advert a plethora of parodies have appeared on the internet tickle and delight, as…

13 November 2016 on Advertising, Blog, Designs We Like

Monument Valley Game

It seems that I have been a little slow in catching on to this game, but Monument Valley landed in my lap this week and boy, is it beautiful. The game follows Ida as you guide her through beautifully illustrated…

14 October 2016 on Blog, Designs We Like

Facebook launches Workplace for business collaboration and communication

We all use Facebook when we are at work. I have Facebook open right now, so I can see what is happening in the world outside without looking out of the window. ‘Facebook at Work’ was the working title but…

13 October 2016 on Blog

Be My Eyes app – lend your eyes to the blind

Every now and then somebody invents something to try and make the world a better place. No, I am not talking about Facebook… Be My Eyes is an App that brings together the blind and visually impaired with sighted ‘helpers’…

12 October 2016 on Blog

Google Penguin 4.0 Update

Google has updated its Penguin algorithm – but what does that mean? Firstly, it is worth knowing that there are two pretty defining Google Core Search Algorithms. Panda – this is all about your content and making sure that sites…

06 October 2016 on Blog, SEO

Video Content for your website and why you should not self host them

In the last month we have had a lot of clients ask us about using videos on their website. We love video content. It is engaging, can evoke an emotional response like ‘yes, I want to work with these people’,…

28 September 2016 on Blog, Hosting, Social Media

H&M and Women in Advertising

The role of women in advertising has always played a big part of the ‘decision to buy’ process. That may seem like an obvious observation to make – and it is – but whether the decision maker is a woman…

21 September 2016 on Blog
We Have Moved

We have moved!

JooJoo HQ now has a new home. We have moved to the North Laine area of Brighton so come down and visit. We ALSO have a new number. I know! The excitement is overwhelming. t: 01273 252622 a: The Iron…

01 September 2016 on JooJoo News

Luke Campbell fronts Merc Clothing AW16 Campaign

We are big fans of our clients and Merc Clothing are always doing something awesome alongside the launches of their collections. The Autumn Winter 2016 Collection is no exception. This collection is modelled by British champion boxer Luke Campbell, who…

29 August 2016 on Branding, Designs We Like, JooJoo News

Cillit Bang: ‘Bang!’ And Barry Scott is gone. The ever changing face of branding.

Cillit Bang have decided to drop Barry Scott from their advertising campaigns. I know, we are in shock too. No longer will we hear his dulcet tones shout the words ‘Bang! And the dirt is gone’ at us from the…

20 July 2016 on Blog, Branding

Southern Rail Tycoon

Our very clever friends at RamJam have created a game based on Southern Rail’s inability to get people from A to B by cutting 341 trains a day until further notice. This is perfect game for when you are standing…

15 July 2016 on Blog

Merry Christmas & Our Festive Hours

Whatever the festive season means to you, warm wishes from the JooJoo Crew x …………………………………….. JooJoo Festive Hours Monday 21st – Wednesday 23rd: Skeleton Crew for last minute bits Thursday 24th – January 3rd: CLOSED January 4th: HAPPY NEW YEAR!…

17 December 2015 on Blog

Updating your version of WordPress and keeping your website safe from hacks

Following on from our recent blog post regarding website back ups, we wanted to give those of you who are tech savvy some advice on keeping your site safe against hacks. Firstly, hacks do happen (on all platforms). Most of…

23 October 2015 on Blog, Wordpress

The importance of backing up your website

It’s been a wee while since we have written a blog and because of a recent spate of site hacks – it happens – and nothing to be too worried about if you have website back ups in place. YAY.…

19 August 2015 on Blog, Hosting

Merry Festive Things

It’s Christmas…well, nearly. That means many things to many people, but for all of us here at JooJoo it means one thing… Gratitude – Thank YOU for being amazing! We are lucky to work with some fantastic people and we…

19 December 2014 on JooJoo News

Twitter Trends of 2014 #SELFIE

2014 has without question been the year of the #selfie with over 92m tweets mentioning the word ‘selfie’. Other than seeing far too much of Kim Kardashin, what have people been talking about? David Levin, Twitter Spokesperson and Professional Tweeter…

10 December 2014 on Social Media

JooJoo Christmas Hours

Hello With Christmas – yes, we said it – fast approaching we wanted to give you a heads up on our festive hours. We are letting you know now, as we like to be organised and to allow you plenty…

02 December 2014 on JooJoo News

Are you watching a cat video?

It’s Friday. This often results in high spirits and the occasional cat video… In March 2014 Tim Berners-Lees, the chap who invented the internet (thanking you!), was asked what he didn’t foresee as one of the main reasons for use…

29 August 2014 on Blog

Magento Community Vs Magento Enterprise – what do you get?

I recently watched an excellent video explaining the ‘harsh truth about Magento Enterprise’. What follows is me totally nerding out to this explanation by Tim Bezhashvyly of 21sportsgoup. We often get asked by our clients whether they should be using…

14 July 2014 on Magento

We have moved

Just a quick note to let you know that WE HAVE MOVED! We are now located at: 10 The Drive Hove BN3 3JA OUR NUMBER HAS CHANGED: 01273 660252 or 078 6669 1922 You are welcome to pop by anytime…

29 April 2014 on JooJoo News

Find your colour palette with Colour Thief

We love this. “Ever wanted to grab the dominant color or color palette from an image? Probably not. But now you can!” Aside the fact that Lokesh Dhakar spells colour ‘wrong’, this is a fabulous use of javascript to grab…

09 January 2014 on Builds We Like

From Pinterest to Purchase

Want to use Pinterest to enagage your customer base? This info graphic from Vision Critical has some lovely information on how your Pinterest could work for you. Want to talk about your Pinterest account? Give us a shout.

07 January 2014 on Blog

Merry things from JooJoo!

Have a fantastic festive break and we will see you in the new year. Thank you to everyone for supporting us on our first year. Here is to 2014! We will be closed from Tuesday 24th December and will reopen…

16 December 2013 on JooJoo News

BN1 Kitesurfing gets a paint job

Now and again all you want is to give your site a little refresh. Perhaps your business has changed direction, you want to promote a new service or simply because as they say, ‘a change is as good as a…

11 October 2013 on JooJoo News

Short, Back and Fly: Gloucester Road Barbers

I just wanted to share this with you because it was fun to do. I do hope that this is ok. Ali and Arran at Gloucester Road Barbers are friends of JooJoo’s and it is always nice to be able…

09 October 2013 on JooJoo News

I’m Loving It: McDonalds eats jQuery for breakfast

Back in the day, Vicki and I would indulge in a McDonalds every Friday. This became known as ‘F*ck it Friday’. Since then, our palates have evolved AND McDonalds have embarked on a campaign to promote their new breakfast snack…

04 October 2013 on Designs We Like

Cyclemon: You are what you ride…

According to Thomas Pomarelle and Orthonormai, you are what you ride. To celebrate the 100th Tour de France, Cyclemon gives a shout out to all those who love to cycle – regardless of their bicycle.

14 August 2013 on Builds We Like, Designs We Like
Nimnus Hosting - Magento Hosting

Nimbus Hosting – sharing is caring

At the beginning of the year I spent a month contacting a plethora of hosting companies. Over the years I have dealt with quite a few different hosting companies, either on behalf of clients or because I have had my…

11 August 2013 on Hosting

Simon Misra

I wish I could remember where I stumbled across this but I can’t and yet it is here and I am telling you about it. So, Simon Misra. He is a graphic designer, illustrating, screen printing and getting covered in…

11 July 2013 on Blog, Designs We Like

The Staves – Winter Trees

Now and again you find something that inspires both your ears and your eyes. This is one of those occasions. This is from The Staves debut album ‘Born & Dead & Grown’ and is truly lovely. Not only does it…

28 June 2013 on Designs We Like

Helvetitee

Do you love Helvetica? I mean – WHO doesn’t?! Vix found this and we have spent much time designing some super hilarious t-shirts. Interactive, fun, simple and only $29 for the t-shirt that says it all so you don’t have…

20 May 2013 on Builds We Like

Magento delists outdated extensions

Magento has announced that approximately 20% of all extensions currently available on Magento Connect will be delisted and removed from tomorrow. Extensions effected will be those not compatible with Magento version 1.3 or higher, any free extensions (Magento Enterprise Edition…

02 April 2013 on Builds We Like

CSS Creatures – make your own

Make your own CSS Creature! Ingredients: 1. CSS3 2. HTML5 3. Twitter I love this kind of thing. It is free and you can do it over and over again. Do it – make your own CSS Creature.

28 February 2013 on Designs We Like

Every Last Drop

This is a fun and ‘interactive parallax scrolling’ website illustrating how much water ‘Average Joe’ uses in a day. You can’t help but enjoy scrolling through this site and dare I say, even learning something about the amount of water…

15 February 2013 on Designs We Like

A BIG thank you

There are a lot of people that I have to thank. There is no order to this and hopefully I have remembered everyone that I need to mention. Firstly, thank you to Emma, who let me bounce my plan off…

11 October 2010 on Blog