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Vivid finalise Polystream website and branding

The wizards over at Polystream have conjured up something rather special — they’ve created the world's first 3D, pixel perfect, application streaming platform. Revolutionising how companies can reach their audience, completely free from the restrictions and limitations of existing GPU streaming technology. Allowing businesses to grow their customers from any cloud, at any scale, anywhere. 

With such a clever product they needed a suitably swish website and visual identity, which is why they enlisted our help.

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We worked with Polystream to design an entirely new website that contains plenty investor-friendly information about the company, wbhile still maintaining an air of playfulness and fun, representative of the backgrounds in gaming of many of Polystream's core team members. 

We also created an entirely new visual identity for Polystream including a new logo and aided them with their branding. We’re rather pleased with the results, but why not have a little look at the end result for yourself? Check the new website here

Vivid releases Summer edition of Opun Magazine

Hi guys, we’d just like to let you know that we have just released the Summer addition of Make Life Easy® for the wonderful people at Opun.

This latest issue is packed with advice on bedrooms, bathrooms and detailed rundowns of all of the latest home décor trends. it also contains an easy guide detailing how to get the very most from Opun’s unique home improvement service.

You can check out a copy of the e-version below: 

Vivid create a whole new website for The Yogscast

If you’ve ever been on YouTube (or the internet at all quite frankly) there’s a good chance, you’ll have come across some of The Yogscast’s content! With over 6 billion views on their gaming-related videos, they’re real titans of video-streaming and have created some of YouTube’s most viewed content.

That’s why it’s no overstatement to say were delighted when they asked us to produce an entirely new website for their brand. The new site, which went live this week, contains information and links to all of their various YouTube channels and social media outlets, as well as a blog and a store for their merchandise.  

On top of all these functions for The Yogscast’s core fan base, the website has also been designed to serve as a platform for parties with business interests to make an initial enquiry with The Yogscast Ltd.

Check out the site for yourself here! 

We've won an award!

For those of you who haven't already heard, last week we swept up the award for Marketing Campaign of the Year at the Bristol Post Business Awards for our 'Define Tomorrow' Campaign for the lovely people at ComputerWorld. 

See below the obligatory press release to find out more. 


VIVID WIN BRISTOL POST BUSINESS AWARD FOR MARKETING

Bristol based content marketing agency Vivid, has swept up the award for Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2016 Bristol Post Business Awards.

The winning campaign entitled ‘Define Tomorrow’ was conceived for Vivid’s client ComputerWorld, one of the South West’s largest business IT companies. The multi-faceted campaign involved the design and construction of an entirely new website for the company, along with responsive email, social and video campaigns culminating in a ‘Define Tomorrow’ event which instantly became the largest business technology conference in the South West, and gained recognition from numerous industry-giants including the likes of Microsoft, Dell and VMware.

Founded by three ex-Future plc executives, Vivid was established back in 2015 as a full-service marketing agency designed to offer brands the rich story-based marketing approach which is usually reserved for consumer publishing. Blending the crafts of journalism and publishing with big brand marketing Vivid tells brilliant stories across a multitude of client channels, creating magazines, websites, events and ‘all the things the internet loves’.

We’re absolutely delighted that the Define Tomorrow campaign has received such recognition for both us and ComputerWorld, who are always a pleasure to work with. We hope this demonstrates to brands, large and small, that great marketing is simply great storytelling, and if you want to get your brand’s story out there, you need compelling content. The principle upon which we founded Vivid just 18 months ago.
— Jayne Caple, Managing Director, Vivid
To many, business IT solutions is such a dry and frankly impenetrable subject matter that attracting business leaders to an event on such a subject then without them glazing over is a difficult task. To tackle this issue we created a vibrant new thought leadership sub-brand, website, email campaign, and Bristol-based event to tell ComputerWorld’s story and convey business benefits rather than technology stories.
— Sean Atkins, Content Director, Vivid

 

Find out more about the Define Tomorrow™ campaign and view more of Vivid’s work on their website: http://www.vividcontentagency.com/featured-work/

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For more information please contact: Jayne Caple, ‎Managing Director at Vivid Content Marketing. Telephone: 07767 873074 Email: hello@vividca.com

 

Check out the new brochure we made for Opun

Loft conversions, are one of the most popular home improvement’s to carry out in the UK, and the finished result can have tremendous advantages — in many cases dramatically increasing property value and useable floor space in a home.

However, the whole process if done alone can be a bit of a hassle; homeowners needing to get technical drawings, planning permission, and employing a whole host of different tradespeople. That’s why the clever people at Opun decided to revolutionise the whole industry, by taking all of the stress out of loft conversions, and taking care of everything for their customers. Even sorting out their technical drawings in just 72 hours!

Although Opun offer a whole host of different home improvement services, they understandably wanted to illustrate just how easy they could make transforming an old attic. So, we created this nifty little brochure for them all about the subject, have a read of the e-version below. 

We're hiring!

We are growing! Account Manager/Business Development Manager needed!

Vivid Content Marketing is looking for a very special kind of person: someone with the ability to actively seek new business opportunities as well as manage client accounts from initial idea right through to client sign off. 

This Bristol-based position is a chance for you to utilise your existing network as well as form new connections to develop Vivid business opportunities.

We are only 18 months old, so you’ll be joining an incredibly exciting, vibrant and fast moving environment where everybody pretty much mucks in with everything no matter who you are!

It’s damn hard work, no two days are the same and the ability to juggle an eclectic mix of projects is a must.

We’ve had a growth spurt in the last few months and now need someone who can help continue this upward trend and ferret out new business opportunities. 
 

You are

Familiar with contacting cold clients and engaging in conversations that will establish how Vivid can help them.

A great project manager with a fanatical eye for detail that will ensure we continue to not just hit, but exceed our marks. Every. Single. Time.

In need of a new adventure.
 

You’ll have

A marketing background – client side would be great, as would agency experience. 

An impressive sales track record.

An understanding of the power of content marketing and what it can do to help a client’s business.


We need someone who is eager, quick to learn, doesn’t mind rolling their sleeves up, has a can-do attitude and a good sense of humour. Does that sound like you? Vivid has big ambitions – come and help achieve them.

Although full time preferably, we're genuinely flexible about hours and far more concerned with getting the right person – so talk to us.

Please email jayne@vividca.com with your CV, salary expectations and reasons why you think you would be suitable for the role.

 

Make Life Easy™ blog launched for Opun

We’re excited to announce that we’ve just launched a new blog for the great guys over at Opun. Their new online home has been filled to the brim with advice and inspiration on how you can improve your home.

From a breakdown of this summer’s hottest décor trends to practical advice on making your home a little bit more environmentally-friendly, you’ll find all sorts of helpful stuff on the Make Life Easy™ Blog.  

Opun set out back in 2013 with a mission statement to take hassle out of home improvements, they do this by, put simply, taking care of everything for you — from sorting out those pesky planning applications to those minute finishing touches at the end of a project, Opun do it all. We really think that spirit of Opun’s ethos of ease and simplicity really comes across on their new blog, but don’t just take our word for it, have a little peak for yourself:  http://blog.opun.co.uk/

We’ve just unveiled a new website for ComputerWorld

With over 25 years in the business there’s not much ComputerWorld don’t know about tech, and that’s why we were ecstatic when they asked us to give them a hand in creating a revolutionised new website for their brand.

ComputerWorld were looking for a simplified and fluid design based around the 6 pillars of their expertise: Virtualisation and Cloud, Business Mobility, Microsoft Technologies, Networking, Security and Training. We closely worked with ComputerWorld to create a design that would effectively direct visitors to the IT solutions that will empower their business not just today but in the future also.

The new website contains a plethora of videos, Case Studies and White Papers to demonstrate to business leaders how different solutions could increase efficiency and cut costs, we also added an instant message feature so that visitors can go directly from viewing the site to making a live enquiry with a real person.

We’re delighted with our new site. Bringing our web presence in line with our new brand has been a big priority for as has been making it available on all devices and screen size. Our library of downloadable resources should help our customers and future customers understand how technology can help their business.
— Barry Coombs, Operations Director

Check out the site for yourself at: http://www.computerworld.co.uk/

We've added a 'Featured Work' channel to the Vivid website

We've updated our website with a new channel packed with work we've created for our lovely clients. Look up a few inches. See the nav bar? Click on 'Featured Work'. Oh alright, click here then.

Still here?? Right... erm... well this is awkward. Oh, hang on, we've also added a smart search to our blog and a blog archive list. Enjoy.

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Hunter Selection, the UK's leading specialist recruitment service, selects Vivid for new identity and website!

Did they hunt us or select us? Let's just say they chose us.

Did they hunt us or select us? Let's just say they chose us.

The Hunter Selection team find exceptional candidates for employers with specific, exacting requirements. A couple of months ago they had some exacting requirements of their own. Hunter Selection tasked Vivid with retooling their messaging, creating a new identity and designing/building an all-new responsive website with an innovative job search.

And here's what the Vivid team came up with >

New client announcements are coming thick and fast this week! And clients don't come much nicer than this one.

Vivid transformation for The History Press

Their old website is history. And so is their new one!

Their old website is history. And so is their new one!

We're delighted to reveal Vivid's built-from-the-ground up, completely redesigned website for those lovely people at The History Press.

For the uninitiated, The History Press is the UK's largest publisher of local and specialist history books. Their new site is modern, content-rich, inspiring and a beautiful environment to showcase their wonderful books. But don't take our word for it, have a look around, relax, make yourself at home – The History Press.

A Vivid welcome to our newest client – GMB

GMB trade union has appointed Vivid – the fast-growing content marketing agency startup, to create its regionally segmented magazine for GMB’s national membership.

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GMB was founded more than 126 years ago and is now one of the UK’s most powerful and influential trade unions, with more than 630,000 members working in all areas of Britain’s economy – 71,000 of these are in the Wales & South Western Region.

Bristol-based Vivid will work closely with GMB to create the next phase of the member magazine, which unifies nine regions’ news into one cohesive, nationwide publication. The magazine is segmented regionally via a 16-page outer section that enables each of the regions to promote local news, events and targeted content to members in their area.

Produced three times a year, the 32-page title will continue to promote the work of the Union, represent the interests of members and raise awareness of key campaign issues, while maintaining hyper-relevant content across the regions. Vivid’s first issue of GMB’s magazine will be delivered to members in February.

The decision to move the magazine to Vivid was easy. Their member-engagement ideas, world-class content experience and knowledge of all comms channels provides GMB members a top class magazine that looks and sounds even better. I need 100% reliability and I get that from the Vivid team.
— Rose Conroy, GMB Head of Communications
We are delighted to be working with GMB – one of the UK’s largest and most influential trade unions. To win such a prestigious account on the eve of Vivid’s first birthday is the dream end to what’s been a breathless first year for Vivid. We can’t wait to engage with GMB’s members in the coming months.
— Jayne Caple, Managing Director of Vivid