Blog

We tell stories. For us, blogging isn't just about "X ways to writer better content" (although we do that too). We enter every piece with an open mind, a blank page and a mission to tell the truth.
Read our blog below. We explore content strategy, web design and UX, as well as more personal topics including mental health and realities of freelance life.
Recording studio
Ellen Forster

Podcasts I love: mental health, managing work and murder.

It seems like everybody who’s anybody has a podcast these days. Choosing the right podcast isn’t always easy and, when you do, there are about 300 episodes to scroll back through. How do you know it's worth your time and where do you start? Do you listen...

Muller Light yogurt
Ellen Forster

Why we need to stop ‘being good’

Back in 2017, I wrote a slightly preachy article about “being good” inspired by my time working in a corporate office. Not a day would go by without someone declining a biscuit or even milk in their tea because “I’m being good.” I am still very interested in...

Smiling women wearing headphones using a smartphone
Ellen Forster

Five tips to make your website more accessible

This is the third in a series of articles for #OctoberWrites. I’m writing every weekday this month sharing content design tips, mental health tidbits and insights into freelance life. In light of the BBC’s recent piece about why so much of the internet is closed off to...

Airbnb mobile journey
Ellen Forster

What makes great content design?

This is the third article in a series entitled #OctoberWrites. I’m writing every weekday in October, sharing content and web design tips, mental health thoughts and insights into freelance life.  Today’s article is less personal than yesterday’s overshare. In this piece, I’m focusing on content design -...

#OctoberWrites
Ellen Forster

A lesson in accountability: Why I’m writing every day in October

This is the first in a series of articles for #OctoberWrites. I’m writing an article every weekday in October, exploring topics such as content strategy, web design best practice, mental health and freelance life.  If you’re a freelancer, you’ll probably be aware of “feast or famine”...