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Blog | 18 July 2024

15 good reasons to redesign your website

Worried your site might need a refresh? Here are 15 signs you might need a new website – and what to do about them.
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Blog | 23 May 2024

Sustainable websites: how to optimise your website for sustainability

As the tech industry becomes increasingly accountable for its environmental responsibilities, the focus on website sustainability and the need for eco-friendly websites has intensified. This shift responds to environmental concerns. It is a strategic imperative for organisations aiming to future-proof their operations and align with consumer expectations for eco-friendly, sustainable web development practices.
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Blog | 25 April 2024

BrightMinded Update - April 2024

Find out about our latest projects, including an exciting ecommerce plugin to maximise upsells, new website launches and team outings.
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Blog | 26 February 2024

Tips for a successful ecommerce integration in your membership website

Integrating ecommerce functionality into your membership website can provide numerous benefits for your organisation. It can significantly improve member engagement, elevate your value proposition, and open new revenue streams.
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Blog | 06 February 2024

Umbraco vs WordPress – which CMS platform is best?

Umbraco may be a niche choice compared to WordPress, but it’s solid, stable, and secure enough for some of the world’s biggest websites. So, which is the best CMS (Content Management System): Umbraco or WordPress?
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Blog | 08 January 2024

Practical techniques for maximising member retention: strategies and approaches

In the competitive world of membership-based associations, winning new members and retaining existing ones is critical for their financial stability, growth, and success.
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Blog | 22 November 2023

Engage, retain, and delight: Gamification for membership organisations

Creating an engaging and rewarding user experience is critical in a world increasingly dominated by digital interactions. This is especially true for membership websites looking to maintain and grow their user base. One method that has gained traction in recent years is ‘gamification‘.
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Blog | 14 November 2023

BrightMinded Update - November 2023

It has been a while since our last company update and we have so many new things to tell you. We have been working on amazing projects whilst going out on some very fun socials, and we have new people to introduce you !
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Blog | 05 October 2023

A note from Indigo: Thank you BrightMinded

I’m writing this during the last week of my eight-week internship at BrightMinded, a position I found out about thanks to the University of Sussex CareerLab programme. I’m a second-year at Sussex, about to go into my third year, and I was looking for experience and a way to make use of my summer time. When I heard about the company, I was intrigued by the pleasant energy of the website and job posting and sure enough, working here has been nothing short of a delightful experience that I feel genuinely thankful to have had.
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Blog | 14 September 2023

Detangling the modern tower of Babel

Communicating with each other has always been a daunting task despite the ability to do so being nothing less than a miracle. Even within the bounds of the same language, there’s more than a slight chance of misunderstandings ranging from the minor to those of epic proportions. So the idea of trying to convey thoughts, feelings and facts to people that speak a language entirely different to yours is something of a hurdle to say the least.
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Blog | 20 July 2023

How the Large Language Model, ChatGPT, may take over tech

ChatGPT is the newest hot topic in the tech industry and is taking the world by storm. In this article we give an intro to how ChatGPT works. Find out more.
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Blog | 18 May 2023

Quarterly update – May 2023

We’re back with another update to show you what we’ve been up to so far in 2023! As usual the team have been working hard on new projects, and of course have had some excellent socials, but we also have a new addition to the team!
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Blog | 30 March 2023

Drupal vs WordPress vs Joomla: What is the best CMS to power a digital business in 2023 and beyond?

We take a deep dive and compare all three platforms.
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