Gerald Ashley

Newly developed website for Gerald Ashley

Great to work with Gerald Ashley on his website. Two years ago we set this up as simple business card style site. When it started to generate leads Gerald wanted to develop it. We’ve kept the original identity (the font colours make it stand-out) and we’re now going to start adding more and more video to give the site some …

Psychologies February 2017Cover

Felicity Jones cover interview in Psychologies magazine

MediaFox makes great video, top websites and riveting copy. It all comes down to narrative structure and telling stories in a compelling way. I wrote the cover feature for this month’s Psychologies magazine, an interview with  Felicity Jones which is out on the shelves now!

WordPress.com Versus WordPress.org

Both WordPress.com and WordPress.org use the same core WordPress software, so it’s easy to confuse them as the same thing. As a community, we complicate matters further for new users: we fail to make clear distinctions between the versions. We simply talk about “WordPress” when 99% of the time we mean WordPress.org. So what is the difference between WordPress.com and …

What is WordPress?

This 5-minute video provides a brief introduction to the WordPress content management system and demonstrates why it is the most popular web publishing platform today. Covered in this video: What is WordPress? Brief history of WordPress. Why it’s much more than a blogging tool. The power of “Open Source.” How WordPress works. Six reasons to choose WordPress.

The best speaker at brightonSEO – it’s not who you think

I’m always being suckered into clickbait titles on the internet; it’s 14 things men never tell men or 5 pictures which will change the way you feel about chocolate or as in the title quote to this blog something, something something, it’s not what you think. As web psychologist Nathalie Nahai says, “this is my favourite because how can anybody …

Top Local SEO talk at BrightonSEO

One of the stand-out speakers at BrightonSEO last week was Greg Gifford who packed his 20 minute talk on Local SEO with over 100 slides and a few good gags to boot. Of all the speakers in the Concert Hall Greg was the one with the biggest take-away value for me and I went back to the live stream to …

Profile: Feelgood Theatre Company

Feelgood Theatre Company is one of my oldest clients. They run drama holiday workshops for kids and also LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) classes. Feelgood founder Claire says, “I love working with MediaFox, now parents can book online which makes life much easer for me and the workshops are now starting to sell out consistently; the Halloween …

Jewish Holiday at Zippos Circus

It was really interesting to film this very special Zippos Circus performance in London for the Jewish community. The brief was to get a flavour of the show with vox pops from kids and to make a two minute promo. On the day there were two shows, which allowed me get get the wide and medium shots and then edit …

How organic Google ranking works and why it’s important

Think of the internet as a huge party and you are invited, but who will you be introduced to first and why? Ding dong! That’s you at the door. Google (the host remember) opens the door and says, “Hi”. Here’s the first thing you need to know. Google wants you to have a good experience, you throw a party you …