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Brant McNaughton: Surviving three recessions and finding your agency niche

November 30, 2021

Nick Ellison sat down with Brant McNaughton of ecce, a development agency based in Kent as part of his new podcast, Exploring Digital. If you prefer audio, you can listen to the podcast in full here. Nick Ellison: Brant, do you want to just kick us off by explaining a...

Introducing our new sister-brand Shape Works

May 17, 2022

We’re overjoyed to announce the launch of our new sister brand, Shape Works. It’s focused on designing and building flexible, secure and future-proofed Enterprise CMS WordPress builds for professional services firms. This follows the success of a number of recent professional services projects at Purr, our pioneering approach to WordPress...

Brant McNaughton: Surviving three recessions and finding your agency niche

Nick Ellison sat down with Brant McNaughton of ecce, a development agency based in Kent as part of his new podcast, Exploring Digital. If you prefer audio, you can listen to the podcast in full here. Nick Ellison: Brant, do you want to just kick...

Everything you need to consider when rebuilding your website or app

Everything to consider when rebuilding your website or app (and why the DevOps mindset is a good place to start) Building a new website or app is hard enough. But rebuilding? In many ways, harder still. The reason: when you turn your great ideas into...

The pros and cons of using freelance developers vs web agencies

Freelance developers, or full-stack web agency? The pros and cons: If you’ve never worked with an agency before, the initial encounter can be intimidating. After all, London-based agencies (like Purr) are trading in the world’s most competitive market: you have to be pretty good just...

5 Tips for running your digital business more sustainably

“Sustainable technology” sounds a bit odd, doesn’t it. Isn’t a digital business – or at least, the digital part of a business – sustainable by default?  After all, a humming server doesn’t belch out toxic fumes. SaaS saves forest loads of paper. And new ways...

Why you should appoint a web development agency rather than a web design agency

You’re hungry, so you browse for chicken salad on Deliveroo. One restaurant has gorgeous pictures but you’re baffled because they have a low rating. Another has quite good pictures, but their rating is high. You have a very important decision to make, which chicken salad...

David Sheldon Hicks: How businesses can get ready for web 3.0

In this episode of Exploring Digital, I sit down with David Sheldon Hicks of Territory Studio. Territory Studio is a creative specialist with a unique approach to motion design, visual effects and digital experiences. Drawing on the deep expertise of narrative design for film, games...

Ben Jeffries: Why influencer marketing is the new word of mouth

In this episode, I sit did with Ben Jeffries, CEO and Co-Founder of Influencer, creators of influencer marketing strategies who have developed a groundbreaking tool to help brands and creators analyse the effectiveness of their campaigns. Ben is highly accredited, having been named as part...