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New site launch! Sympli: How did they do it?

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new client project – White House Design’s new website, Sympli, is now live!

About the Owners
Sympli has been built from the ground up, by mother and daughter team, Jan and Abbey Stimpson. Since 1977, Jan has been involved in the fashion and design industry, at which time she quit her job to pursue her real passion for fashion and design: starting her own brand. Her first label was created in 1980 and she ranks at an impressive no. 4 on W100’s list of top female entrepreneurs.

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6 Essential Questions to help define your Product Elevator Pitch

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For entrepreneurs who want to bring a product to the online market, Skyrocket is a digital agency that designs and builds beautiful and engaging web applications that elevate the customer experience. – Skyrocket (Services) Elevator Pitch

At Skyrocket we are in the business of marrying design and technology to develop amazing web products. If you’re an entrepreneur with a vision for a product or an online business, you know the value of a great pitch. But even for the initiated, prepping an Elevator Pitch for your product may prove to be a challenge that tests the very mettle of your product idea.

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Discover a Revolution in Live Events: PreShow on Kickstarter

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PreShow is a web application for creating live events – a powerful tool designed to revolutionize the space of show production. Not only that, but they are one of our favourite clients!

PreShow takes the show development process, dominated by physical scripts, and radically improves it. By centralizing and linking creative content with production details, PreShow provides show creators with one central workplace from which they can overcome the three chronic problems facing show creation:

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University of Warwick Launches IGGY on Mobile

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We are excited to be working with IGGY, a UK-based educational social network for the University of Warwick. Skyrocket’s mantra of “Design for Tomorrow” is exemplified in this institution as they focus on helping young people between the ages of 13 to 18 get access to great resources and top academics. The service allows them to create their own profiles, make friends and collaborate with high-achieving students around the world (https://www.iggy.net/about).

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LightSpeed vs. Shopify vs. Square

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Seamless payment processing for commerce in today’s mobile-tech dominated environment is extremely important. How do you know which one is suitable for your business needs when there are so many options to choose from?

We have reviewed three of the strongest players in the industry, and allow leave you to determine which one is most suitable for your company.

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Pinterest’s Role in Driving Conversions

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After Facebook and Twitter, Pinterest is the third most popular social network in the world. It has established itself as a ‘social discovery tool’ and is one of the most image-driven social platforms on the market today.

Last year, a Pin on Pinterest was worth 25% more in sales than the previous year. In 2014, a Pin on Pinterest is worth more than a “Like” on Facebook for retailers.

This has big implications for e-commerce.

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Our New Year’s Resolution

As 2014 unfolds, we’re taking a look at one of the evolutions in display technology about to hit us: 1440p.

Wait? What?

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Well, in 2013 a screen density of 1080p was found on cutting edge smartphones and flatscreen TVs. Those people who are avid gamers, however, may be more familiar with the new era of 1440p (2560 x 1440 pixels), since they are more commonly found on desktop displays. Apple’s trademarked “Retina” display is still classed as Full HD, but their technology actually means it has more pixels than a regular 1080p display.

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