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UNBXD Host: 6 Website Security Steps to Protect your SME from Hackers

Your business is innovative. You manage risk well. You are successful. But is that enough? Unfortunately, in many cases it is not. Almost all businesses are vulnerable to cyber attacks unless they actively protect themselves.

For your business to succeed, you must protect your most valuable assets (your data) and your customers need to trust that you’ll protect them from viruses, hackers and identity theft. Here are our 6 top tips on how to keep your website secure.

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How to Market your Brand in China

China is becoming a global giant, producing over 20% of the global GDP. Rising from extreme poverty to a “driver of global change” and an “indispensable global player”, China reportedly produces two billionaires a week in the retail, technology and property development sectors. With a population of 1.3 billion, it has formed as a highly-desirable market and customer base for foreign brands.

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Instagram launches new 'Checkout' feature

It seems that every day social media is changing to integrate itself more into our daily lives and today is no different. 

This week, Instagram began a small test with 20 brands in the United States to overhaul the way business sell to consumers. ‘Checkout with Instagram’ integrates a businesses store into the Instagram app so consumers can add products to their basket and pay without having to leave Instagram. Some of the brands participating in this test include Adidas, Warby Parker & teen favourite Kylie Cosmetics. 

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The Complete Guide to Chatbots

We realise the idea of chatbots might seem a little intimidating. After all, while some robots warm our hearts others-well, they kind of freak us out. But the truth is, robots aren’t here to take over the world (at least not yet), they’re here to make life easier.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to leverage chatbots for the incredible tool that they are: Taking on the burden of time-consuming tasks, and allowing you to better serve your customers in  the ways that matter most.

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Client Win: Oaktree Garden Centre & Nursery appoints UNBXD

We’re excited to announce one of our latest client signings, Oaktree Garden Centre & Nursery! They’re one of the largest independent garden centre’s in the UK, with over a million plants in stock at any one time.

Stretching for over 26 acres, and offering everything from delicate fuchsias to mature fig trees, Oaktree carries an impressive range. The vast majority of the stock is grown on site from seedlings - including trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants and natural hedging. Japanese Acers and maples are also a particular speciality of theirs.

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App Vs Website: Which One to Choose for Your Business?

Thinking of having a website or app built but not sure which one to choose? Here's our breakdown of the pros and cons of both and situations where one can offer better benefits over the other.

Technology advances have undoubtedly made our lives easier and the smartphone has become a very important part of our daily lives. Today, people can browse internet & get any information required anywhere & anytime with the easy access to connectivity. The number of phone users was recorded to be 4.7 billion and will increase up to 50% by the end of 2018. For the success of your business, having a well-documented mobile strategy is important to reach the audience out in the market. As a business owner, it can be difficult to pick the right Mobile App Developers that fits best for your business needs. Let’s find out which one should you choose among the options- an app or a website.

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Introducing 8DOL, the World’s Largest Student Grocery App

8DOL, the online student supermarket that is already used by over 3 million users and turns over an excess of £500 million per year in China, has come to the UK and UNBXD is proud to have played a part in it.

The student centred platform that delivers products within 28 minutes of the order being placed also gives students the opportunity to work for 8DOL as 'riders', giving them flexible working hours so that their studies are not disrupted whilst at the same time earning an additional income.

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South Sea Charter, The New Way to Experience Life on the Water

South Sea Charter is a secure online marketplace which enables boat chartering worldwide. They operate in business to business, peer-to-peer listings and facilitate as a direct agent. They offer an alternative way for the masses to go boating and experience life on the water.

South Sea Charter appointed UNBXD to develop their branding, create their new digital platform and produce some stunning on-ground and aerial content to be used across their social channels.

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The App Every Designer Has Been Waiting For...

MyFonts.com have just released what we've all been waiting for...

The new and improved WhatTheFont mobile app!

It is more than just a duplicate of the WhatTheFont that you use on desktop – it’s a completely redesigned and streamlined way to identify fonts. Simply take a photo and tap the font you want to identify – WhatTheFont will immediately show you the results.

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Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning, Purchase Prediction and Personalised Experiences.

I know, I know...

Everyone is talking about Artificial Intelligence.

Yes, AI is awesome, it's developing at an exponential rate and it’s also this decades big talking point, but…

No one really understands it, so here’s what you need to know.

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The New and Improved Lloyds Property Group website!

Just over a year from our initial launch of the Lloyds Property Group website we designed, we're excited to announce the launch the new and improved V2! Over the past 18 months we have been working closely with Lloyds on their Marketing and Content Creation as well as development of their website.

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Keeping up with the Bakers: A Revolutionary Marketing Campaign

Inevitably 2017 was set to be a very competitive year for businesses with technology, culture and trends always evolving. With augmented and virtual reality flourishing and Facebook and Instagram introducing their own version of Snapchat, the ability to market brands and businesses online is growing and as a result, Marketers are finding they have more tools to utilise. As an outcome, it is becoming much more competitive in the business world and we are seeing many more innovative and inspirational marketing campaigns publicised. And today is a very exciting day for us Marketers as we have seen the most innovative and revolutionary marketing campaign that uses all three means of content (video, technology and social media) unveiled.

The British luxury clothing brand Ted Baker, who is renowned for its quirky and creative campaigns, has raised the bar for brands and put themselves ahead of the competition with their new marketing campaign. Setting itself apart from ad campaigns consisting of “big headline fashion photographers and celebrities” is as integral to Ted Baker as its smart dresses and quirky styling. And the fashion brand, well-known for its unorthodox take on marketing, is continuing that charge with the launch of a new comedy sitcom.

And this is by far the most innovative and inspirational marketing campaign of 2017 to date.

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Why and How Instagram Has Not Killed Snapchat Yet?

It has been four months since the launch of Instagram Stories in August 2016, which sent the internet into a huge hysteria and speculation over the future of Snapchat. To everyone who is on social media, the latest update of Instagram seemed eerily similar to the social networking app Snapchat with 30 million monthly active users. In fact, the update wasn’t just eerily similar, it’s the exact same as Snapchat. Therefore, the hysteria and speculation was with good reason too as Instagram had pretty much replicated one of the main features of Snapchat and added it to their online photo sharing social network platform. Instagram has 500 million monthly active users is clearly hoping that there newly introduced ‘Stories’ will help them steal the Snapchat audience with its nearly identical upgrade.

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