Creative & Design

February 1, 2021
The Hill We Climb

The Hill We Climb

79%* of small businesses owners say that attracting customers is their biggest concern...
June 25, 2018

Making the most of customer testimonials

Customer testimonials are a great way of showcasing your organisations talents via an independent source, without...
June 18, 2018

Content is King!

‘Content is king’ originally quoted by Bill Gates in 1996, and he wasn’t far wrong...
June 14, 2018

Keeping it fresh: why it’s important to update your website

Keeping your website up to date is one of the single most important actions you should undertake...
May 15, 2018

Top tips on how to be happy at work

Here at Happy, we are truly a happy bunch! We are super proud of our working environment, our...
May 1, 2018

The importance of storytelling in business

Today marks the start of National Tell a Story month, so...
April 13, 2018

are you?

As a marketer you feel like you say this abbreviation more than necessary in...
March 18, 2018

Happy to help businesses blossom!

Blackpool is on the up when it comes to getting business....
March 16, 2018

Happy get creative with the EVAs

Happy is delighted to be the creative partner for this year’s Enterprise ...
November 14, 2017

Happy welcome NINE new clients!

While we might not know the collective name for a circle of new clients...
November 14, 2017

Happy take Atlas on a marketing journey

“Often when you deal with agencies, you can hit the ‘we know best’ and ‘…oh, […]
October 6, 2017

Stone cold (guerrilla) marketing skills!

Working in marketing I am always looking for new and imaginative ways of spreading brand awareness...
July 27, 2017

Becoming the ultimate support act

Hello world! From setting the stage for some of the biggest stars on the planet, […]
July 17, 2017

Evolving with the emoji

Most things these days have a “day”. There’s the obvious ones, Christmas Day, Easter Day, […]
June 22, 2017

Inspiring a future generation of Happies!

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” We all remember being asked […]
June 1, 2017

So much more than a Happy designer

So it all started off with a meme I saw a few days ago that […]
May 23, 2017

Temps launch is permanent!

Launching a new brand is always exciting. Getting to know the client, their thoughts on […]
May 12, 2017

Small changes can make big results!

A Happy client recently commissioned us to work on a market research project where we […]
May 5, 2017

A Happy guide to… social media images

Along with the majority of the technology we have at our finger tips, social media […]
April 25, 2017

Leaving on a sea-plane…destination Luxury!

Happiness is… going on holiday! Dipping your toes in crystal clear turquoise waters, hunkering down […]
April 25, 2017

Happy Simon’s guilty pleasures!

March 31, 2017

Guest blog – 100 hours of Happy!

Hello, I’m Ben Pope and I have just completed my 100 hours of work experience […]
March 22, 2017

Decisions, decisions…. decisions

I was once told there are not easy or difficult decisions, only decisions. I know, […]
February 3, 2017

A design for life

Retirement. For most people this is quite a welcoming word. It represents a goal that […]
December 9, 2016

The power of planning ahead

It is fascinating how much planning we need not only in our professional but also […]
December 2, 2016

2016, and the winners are…

There’s plenty to knock 2016 for. For many 2016 was the year the music died […]
November 18, 2016

Taking part in life’s Happy journey

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a wise man. Journey Not heard of him? He’s the late […]
October 28, 2016

Guest blog – From Olympic bubbles to creative dreams

Nicola White was part of the Team GB hockey squad which became one of the […]
October 27, 2016

When Curious and Creative collide!

What makes a curious mind? Being slumped in front of a PS4, blasting zombies? Doodling […]
October 19, 2016

Thoughts from Thinking Digital…

Thanks to a competition by the lovely folks over at Digital Lancashire, I scored myself […]
October 14, 2016

Why getting things wrong can be right…

No-one likes being told they are wrong. Right and wrong are two sides of a spinning coin. Why would […]
September 12, 2016

The master of invention and his eureka moment

Invention is a funny thing. When some people think of inventors they are drawn immediately […]
September 12, 2016

Video makes the brand a star

When superbrand McDonalds does away with its youth-aimed YouTube channel you know even the biggest […]
September 7, 2016

There’s an app for that…

Considering an app? Then consider this… It’s common to see adverts nowadays that say: online […]
August 4, 2016

A time-ly design project for timber giant

As Creative Director of Happy Creative, time is a constant pressure for James Chantler. Having […]
July 29, 2016

From deserts to donkey rides!

     Dubai-based student Maci Fitzmaurice has swapped the desert horizon for Happy Creative, spending time with […]
July 22, 2016

GIF – the story continues…

Everyone loves a good GIF. If you’re anything like me you’ll reply to your friends […]
July 8, 2016

A marketing experience like no other

Last month millions of us took part in one of the biggest live marketing campaigns […]
May 16, 2016

Happy to help out a good cause

Happy Creative has formed a partnership with Blackpool-based homeless charity, Streetlife. The creative agency is […]
May 13, 2016

The focus of Champions

Having completed my first season on the board of Oldham Athletic I’m in reflective mood.  […]
April 22, 2016

The Reality is it’s Virtually here….

When it comes to looking at futuristic technology one of the first visualizations that pop […]
March 16, 2016

Happy are Rockin’ their world!

For those who are about to rock…we salute you! All kids love music, whether they […]
March 4, 2016

Do you suffer from FOMO? (coz YOLO!)

I’ve learnt a new word; well, a new acronym to be precise. FOMO. Fear of […]
February 29, 2016

Make sure you have a Happy habit…

We all have our habits. I’m not talking about those habits we largely don’t like […]
February 16, 2016

Happy welcome Happy new clients!

Happy Creative have started work on some exciting projects with four new clients. From brand […]
February 16, 2016

A Happy helping hand in time of need

February 5, 2016

The camera never lies….

Last week Nikon took down a winning entry in an amateur photo competition. The photo […]
January 15, 2016

Design is about fun, no need to run!

‘Are you a UK graphic designer? If so, the chances are you’re a white male […]
January 15, 2016

Selfie’s become part of a Happy family

Selfies – everyone’s doing it these days, whether it’s at a concert, a family gathering […]
January 15, 2016

200% increase for children’s services website – Infographic

Driving traffic to your website is one of the basic principles of any good marketing […]
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Social Media

All the tweets and posts in the world won’t help generate leads unless there’s some strategic thinking behind what you’re doing.

We’ll help define the right social media strategy for you, so that you’re on the right platforms, saying the right things to the right people at the right time to generate the right leads.

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Design & Brand Building

Marketing is bit like those huge, swirling flocks of starlings you see from time to time. Individually your brochure, email, ad, meme or gif may not change the world.

But when you join them together and ensure they’re all heading in the same direction, you have the power to stop people in their tracks.

We design communications that help build a consistent brand and convert more leads to sales.

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Your website can generate leads in so many ways. Informed content. Strong calls to action. A simple, natural journey from ‘Hi there!’ to ‘Buy now’.

Yet websites are never ‘done’. They need to keep evolving to keep pace with your customers’ expectations, so we’ll be with you for the long haul to keep tweaking, refining and growing your site – and to deliver the PPC campaigns that help drive traffic towards it.

Because when your website keeps working to understand and speak to your audience, you’ve got more chance of converting.

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PR & Content

There’s a knack to ensuring your business is seen in the right places at the right time. We’ll build your PR profile across the mix of channels that’s right for you (from press to social media to events) and use our contacts to spread the word.

So when your customers are ready to buy, it’ll be your brand they think of first.

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