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News & Insight

How to be social media savvy

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Digital Marketing|

We can all appreciate that in this day and age a business has to be pretty savvy when it comes to best social media practices. So, if you’re a relatively new brand, or just looking for some tips of how [...]

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How to cater to the FODMAP phenomenon

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: Free from|

Being a FODMAP friendly brand is the latest trend amongst health fanatics, also being a necessity diet for those that suffer with IBS. In June 2005 a professor from Australia discovered through a clinical trial that leading a low FODMAP [...]

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Introducing “Super Kombucha”

By | May 24th, 2018|Categories: Free from|

You've heard of Kombucha (well, maybe not..) but how about Super Kombucha? We've just completed a website for our friends at Raw of the wild to launch their range of kombucha fermented drinks. They are called Super Kombuchas as they [...]

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We’ve been shortlisted for a 2018 E3 Business Award!

By | April 30th, 2018|Categories: News|

That’s right folks, we’re delighted to announce that our company, House Creative, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Digital, Creative & Media category at the E3 Business Awards 2018, held at the Macron Stadium in Bolton on Thursday [...]

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We’re looking for a social media executive – is this you?

By | April 27th, 2018|Categories: Careers|

Mad about social media? We’re looking for a Social Media Executive to come and join our wonderful team of housemates in our Cheshire office. Job Summary House is a full service marketing and creative services agency based in Macclesfield Cheshire. [...]

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The Power of Packaging

By | April 25th, 2018|Categories: Free from|

As consumers we are constantly making decisions; some important, others less so. Some we consciously make, others more intuitive. How often have you, as a consumer, come home from the supermarket and unpacked products that you didn’t even know you [...]

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The cost of going dairy free

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Free from|Tags: , |

As a shopper we’re sure you’re aware that the cost of freefrom is significantly more expensive than that of non-FODMAP products. But, did you know that if you wanted to go dairy free you could be spending up to 125% [...]

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2018 FreeFrom Food Awards winners revealed!

By | April 20th, 2018|Categories: Free from|

Our Managing Director, Christine Colbert, put on her glad rags and headed down to the freefrom event of the season, the 2018 FreeFrom Food Awards at the Royal College of Physicians in London. Here’s how the night went in her [...]

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We’re proud to be sponsoring a category at the FreeFrom Food Awards!

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: News|

Hot off the press –  we’re very pleased to announce that we’ll be sponsoring an award at the FreeFrom Food Awards taking place on 17th April. Brand new for 2018, we’re sponsoring the Milk Product Alternatives category which contains milk [...]

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Who is eating free-from in the UK?

By | March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Free from|

So, just exactly who is eating free-from in the UK? it's the golden question for UK free-from brands. But, before we get to that...   What is free-from? I’m sure that as a consumer for the past few years now [...]

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What is gluten?

By | March 10th, 2018|Categories: Free from|

Nowadays the gluten-free option is a regular occurrence on a menu. Gluten-free breads, gluten-free pizzas and gluten-free pasta options can be seen in the smallest of independents to the largest chains, but what is gluten exactly? A lot of consumers [...]

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All GOOD Stuff – how NOT to launch a free from brand.

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Free from|

When we say we understand freedom and free from brands from the experience we've gained ourselves, well we really do mean it, we have literally walked in your shoes. During 2001 to 2004 we launched All GOOD Stuff. A range [...]

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Two FSB awards in one amazing night

By | January 11th, 2018|Categories: News|

We walked away with not one, but two awards at the 2017 Federation of Small Business awards ceremony in December. We took 'Creative & media Agency of the Year' and 'Woman business owner of the year'. Christine Colbert commented... 'To [...]

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We created a new site for Beckleberrys Ice Cream

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

Sometimes a client has already created their branding, and simply needs a website. Beckleberry's asked us to whip up this little Wordpress wonder. Have a look around. Sorry if it makes you hungry.  If you're hungry for a new website [...]

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Marketing your small business in 2017

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Advertising, Digital Marketing|

  Small business marketing is tricky these days. There have never been more options available. Most of which you can do yourself. But, of course it's not that simple! With endless new marketing opportunities available, how do you choose the [...]

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Garden Grills bring out the Italian in you

By | June 8th, 2017|Categories: News|

Our latest web project Garden Grills has just gone live. They stock a wide range of masonry barbecues, we were responsible for the new branding and illustration and re-skinned their Shopify store. Get in touch if your store is in need of a refresh.

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Roses Top Dog

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Design|

We wanted to be first to tell you about our latest project. Roses Top Dog, a dog grooming dryer / brush for Dog Groomers and dog owners. After watching his wife struggle using two hands to dry and groom her clientele [...]

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Content Marketing Myths That Brands Need to Ignore (The William Agency)

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Digital Marketing|

This article from our friends at The William Agency explains 6 Content Marketing Myths That Brands Need to Ignore. In the grand scheme of marketing, content-specific marketing is a new discipline. It may seem time-consuming, costly, ineffective or simply too tricky [...]

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8 of our favourite content marketing blog articles

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Advertising, Digital Marketing|Tags: , , |

By now, savvy brands and ecommerce sites have realised that content marketing is central to long term search success. But if you're just starting out with content marketing it can be a daunting process. What if you have little (or no) budget? What content do [...]

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The perfect home for you in a digital age?

By | March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|

Here at House, our rapid growth means we’re always on the lookout for top talent, from writers and conceptual designers to Mac operators, top quality project managers and client service people. If this sounds like home to you, get in [...]

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Forgotten Facebook Ad from 1995

By | January 14th, 2016|Categories: Advertising|

Just look at this gem... In case you didn't guess... no it's not real. Mark Zuckerberg was 11 in 1995. We don't care though, it's brilliant. From the mind of Director Brent Weinbach.

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