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Internet Usage: The Secret Polluter
Internet Usage: The Secret Polluter

Internet usage, it seems innocent but it’s actually a major emitter of carbon emissions. But, there are lots of things we can do to reduce our impact and digital carbon footprint.

read more
Lead Magnets: The What, Why and How
Lead Magnets: The What, Why and How

The reality is that a lead magnet is an essential aspect of any business’s digital marketing strategy, so if you haven’t got one already read on and find out why and how to get magnetic!

read more
Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly, Vegan Printing
Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly, Vegan Printing

You’d be forgiven for not realising that printing can be a contributor to animal exploitation. But, that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your ethics, because there are great options for cruelty-free, vegan printing.

read more
The Pros & Cons of Using Online Website Builders
The Pros & Cons of Using Online Website Builders

They look like a great deal right?! Well, they can be, but they’re also not right for every business and there are some key things you should know before using one. We’ve compiled the pros and cons of using online website builders so you know the deal before you click that button.

read more
How To Secure Your Website In Seven Easy Steps
How To Secure Your Website In Seven Easy Steps

Did you know that hacking is the number one method of data breaches online, accounting for 61.9% of lost information? There’s a cyber attack attempted every 39 seconds, of every hour, of every day.
That’s a lot.
And 43% of those cyberattacks target small businesses. That too is a lot.

read more
How To Design An Effective Print Advert
How To Design An Effective Print Advert

There’s a lot of noise out there. And a lot of businesses competing to grab the publics attention and get their message heard. Not only that, advertising space can be expensive. So we want to share a top tip for how you can design an advert.

read more
How to Analyse (and improve) Your Website
How to Analyse (and improve) Your Website

You should be analysing your site regularly to make sure it’s delivering the best user experience for your target market. In turn, delivering the most leads and sales. But, if you’re not used to it, it may be hard to work out what to look at when you start to analyse your website.

read more
Twenty-One Working From Home Hacks
Twenty-One Working From Home Hacks

Working from home can be incredibly liberating. But, if you’re not used to it it can be hard to find your rhythm. We’ve pulled together our top 21 working from home hacks to help you get the most out of your working days.

read more
How to use a Zoom Virtual Background
How to use a Zoom Virtual Background

If you’ve been on a Zoom meeting lately you may have noticed some attendees appear to be sat on tropical beaches, or in deserted cafes and football grounds. Or, some may have professionally branded backgrounds. This is all thanks to Zoom’s virtual background feature and we’re going to explain how to use it.

read more
Everything You Need to Know About Zoom
Everything You Need to Know About Zoom

We don’t know about you, but Zoom has fast become our first choice for video meetings, conferences, networking and even drinks with friends. It’s a fantastic tool and we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about Zoom, so you can make the most of it for your business.

read more
Fifteen Things to do When Business is Slow
Fifteen Things to do When Business is Slow

There’s no hiding from it, things are going to get tough for businesses all over the world in the next few months thanks to Covid lockdowns. We’ve compiled a list of 15 things you can do when business is slow to make the most them.

read more
How To Work Remotely with a Graphic Designer
How To Work Remotely with a Graphic Designer

If you’re used to working in the traditional in-person way, then going solely online can seem a bit daunting. So, let’s break the whole process down, so you can feel confident that a remote working process isn’t any less creative, exciting and productive.

read more
GDPR, Legitimate Interest and Recital 47
GDPR, Legitimate Interest and Recital 47

GDPR has been giving data controllers, marketers and business owners the fear ever since it came into force across Europe on the 25th May 2018. However, thanks to a little known clause, namely ‘recital 47’, it’s not quite as scary as you’d think.
But, before we dive into what recital 47 means let’s have a quick recap.

read more
Three ways to Optimise Your Website Images
Three ways to Optimise Your Website Images

We could go on for reams and reams about all the details and different ways to optimise your images. But, we’re keeping it simple with the three most effective ways you can optimise your website images

read more
Why you should optimise your website images
Why you should optimise your website images

Optimising an image is a process where you create a top-quality image whilst maintaining the smallest file size you can. It’s not an easy job but it is vital for any website, especially an e-commerce site as they are hugely image reliant.

read more
The basics of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
The basics of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation. It’s a process where the content on your website or blog is written, designed and labelled in a way that makes it easy for search engines to crawl (read) your content and index (add) it to their database so that your site and content is listed in their results.

read more
How to Self Publish A Book in Seven Steps
How to Self Publish A Book in Seven Steps

Publishing a book is an exciting prospect and one that’s becoming easier and easier to do. Whether you have a story you’re dying to tell, or are an expert in your field who’s keen to share their knowledge, read on to find out how to self publish a book.

read more
Why Good Copy is importanter than you think
Why Good Copy is importanter than you think

Copy (also known as “words”) is an area that is often undervalued and overlooked, but is something that can truly make the difference between a potential customer using your product or service, or your competitors. For this post we’re handing over to copy guru Jamie to tell you a bit more…

read more
How Much Does A Website Cost? Erm, Well…
How Much Does A Website Cost? Erm, Well…

How Much Does a Website Cost?This is probably one of the most common questions we get asked. But, it’s not always an easy one to answer. There’s a huge amount that goes into creating a great quality website, and so much that needs to be ready before you can even start to build one.

read more
How To OFFSET Your Carbon Emissions
How To OFFSET Your Carbon Emissions

It’s all about how you can offset the carbon emissions that you can’t reduce. It’s not an ideal solution, ideally we’d create zero emissions, but unless we stop breathing that ain’t gonna happen. So the main solution to this is, you guessed it, carbon offsetting.

read more
What Exactly Is A ‘Responsive’ Website?
What Exactly Is A ‘Responsive’ Website?

Simply put, a responsive website is a site that’s designed to display clearly on any device. There shouldn’t be any content that you have to scroll left or right to see, and there should be no need to zoom in. The site responds automatically to the device it’s viewed on.

read more
How To Grow Your Social Media Following
How To Grow Your Social Media Following

Social media isn’t a numbers game, it’s an engagement game. If you have thousands of followers but zero engagement, you’ll be deemed spam and won’t be shown.
So, what do you do to grow your social media audience?

read more
Freebie Alert! Monkey Island Wallpaper
Freebie Alert! Monkey Island Wallpaper

Monkey Beach. A place home to a huge troop of Macaque monkeys – infamous for their snatch and grab style and nibbling on over-confident humans. We were treated to some curious, gentle attention and Lee got claimed as territory by one little guy. Best day ever.

read more
Where the name Kakadu Creative Comes From
Where the name Kakadu Creative Comes From

Short story time… First, let’s take you back to where it all began. Lee had been working as a freelance Art Editor and graphic designer for almost 10 years. And Kayleigh had been working in marketing and advertising sales for even longer than that.

read more
Free Lake Cockatoo Wallpaper
Free Lake Cockatoo Wallpaper

We drove our office in the dead of night to the end of a creepy farm track in the middle of nowhere, somewhere South of Adelaide. Allegedly a legit ‘free camping site’, Lake Cockatoo turned out to be one of our favourite places for a bit of shut-eye on our trip. OK, we couldn’t actually see any of it ’til the morning, but just look at that night sky!

read more
Free Kakadu T-shirts …Well, Technically
Free Kakadu T-shirts …Well, Technically

Free T-shirts!**In the form of business cardsBrand new, box-fresh business cards have just landed at Kakadu HQ! Now there’s nothing quite like that “Fresh off the press” whiff, but even that isn’t a patch on how nice these cards feel when we run our fingers across...

read more
Freebie Alert! Twelve Apostles Wallpaper
Freebie Alert! Twelve Apostles Wallpaper

The latest free wallpaper is a shot from our trip through Australia in 2018.
On the Great Ocean Road is ‘The 12 Apostles’ – a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park in Victoria, Australia.
For reference, check out the size of the helicopter, and the walkway packed with tourists to get an idea of just how massive this site is.

read more
Internet Usage: The Secret Polluter
Internet Usage: The Secret Polluter

Internet usage, it seems innocent but it’s actually a major emitter of carbon emissions. But, there are lots of things we can do to reduce our impact and digital carbon footprint.

read more
Lead Magnets: The What, Why and How
Lead Magnets: The What, Why and How

The reality is that a lead magnet is an essential aspect of any business’s digital marketing strategy, so if you haven’t got one already read on and find out why and how to get magnetic!

read more
Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly, Vegan Printing
Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly, Vegan Printing

You’d be forgiven for not realising that printing can be a contributor to animal exploitation. But, that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your ethics, because there are great options for cruelty-free, vegan printing.

read more
The Pros & Cons of Using Online Website Builders
The Pros & Cons of Using Online Website Builders

They look like a great deal right?! Well, they can be, but they’re also not right for every business and there are some key things you should know before using one. We’ve compiled the pros and cons of using online website builders so you know the deal before you click that button.

read more
How To Secure Your Website In Seven Easy Steps
How To Secure Your Website In Seven Easy Steps

Did you know that hacking is the number one method of data breaches online, accounting for 61.9% of lost information? There’s a cyber attack attempted every 39 seconds, of every hour, of every day.
That’s a lot.
And 43% of those cyberattacks target small businesses. That too is a lot.

read more
How To Design An Effective Print Advert
How To Design An Effective Print Advert

There’s a lot of noise out there. And a lot of businesses competing to grab the publics attention and get their message heard. Not only that, advertising space can be expensive. So we want to share a top tip for how you can design an advert.

read more
How to Analyse (and improve) Your Website
How to Analyse (and improve) Your Website

You should be analysing your site regularly to make sure it’s delivering the best user experience for your target market. In turn, delivering the most leads and sales. But, if you’re not used to it, it may be hard to work out what to look at when you start to analyse your website.

read more
Twenty-One Working From Home Hacks
Twenty-One Working From Home Hacks

Working from home can be incredibly liberating. But, if you’re not used to it it can be hard to find your rhythm. We’ve pulled together our top 21 working from home hacks to help you get the most out of your working days.

read more
How to use a Zoom Virtual Background
How to use a Zoom Virtual Background

If you’ve been on a Zoom meeting lately you may have noticed some attendees appear to be sat on tropical beaches, or in deserted cafes and football grounds. Or, some may have professionally branded backgrounds. This is all thanks to Zoom’s virtual background feature and we’re going to explain how to use it.

read more
Everything You Need to Know About Zoom
Everything You Need to Know About Zoom

We don’t know about you, but Zoom has fast become our first choice for video meetings, conferences, networking and even drinks with friends. It’s a fantastic tool and we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about Zoom, so you can make the most of it for your business.

read more
Fifteen Things to do When Business is Slow
Fifteen Things to do When Business is Slow

There’s no hiding from it, things are going to get tough for businesses all over the world in the next few months thanks to Covid lockdowns. We’ve compiled a list of 15 things you can do when business is slow to make the most them.

read more
How To Work Remotely with a Graphic Designer
How To Work Remotely with a Graphic Designer

If you’re used to working in the traditional in-person way, then going solely online can seem a bit daunting. So, let’s break the whole process down, so you can feel confident that a remote working process isn’t any less creative, exciting and productive.

read more
GDPR, Legitimate Interest and Recital 47
GDPR, Legitimate Interest and Recital 47

GDPR has been giving data controllers, marketers and business owners the fear ever since it came into force across Europe on the 25th May 2018. However, thanks to a little known clause, namely ‘recital 47’, it’s not quite as scary as you’d think.
But, before we dive into what recital 47 means let’s have a quick recap.

read more
Three ways to Optimise Your Website Images
Three ways to Optimise Your Website Images

We could go on for reams and reams about all the details and different ways to optimise your images. But, we’re keeping it simple with the three most effective ways you can optimise your website images

read more
Why you should optimise your website images
Why you should optimise your website images

Optimising an image is a process where you create a top-quality image whilst maintaining the smallest file size you can. It’s not an easy job but it is vital for any website, especially an e-commerce site as they are hugely image reliant.

read more
The basics of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
The basics of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation. It’s a process where the content on your website or blog is written, designed and labelled in a way that makes it easy for search engines to crawl (read) your content and index (add) it to their database so that your site and content is listed in their results.

read more
How to Self Publish A Book in Seven Steps
How to Self Publish A Book in Seven Steps

Publishing a book is an exciting prospect and one that’s becoming easier and easier to do. Whether you have a story you’re dying to tell, or are an expert in your field who’s keen to share their knowledge, read on to find out how to self publish a book.

read more
Why Good Copy is importanter than you think
Why Good Copy is importanter than you think

Copy (also known as “words”) is an area that is often undervalued and overlooked, but is something that can truly make the difference between a potential customer using your product or service, or your competitors. For this post we’re handing over to copy guru Jamie to tell you a bit more…

read more
How Much Does A Website Cost? Erm, Well…
How Much Does A Website Cost? Erm, Well…

How Much Does a Website Cost?This is probably one of the most common questions we get asked. But, it’s not always an easy one to answer. There’s a huge amount that goes into creating a great quality website, and so much that needs to be ready before you can even start to build one.

read more
How To OFFSET Your Carbon Emissions
How To OFFSET Your Carbon Emissions

It’s all about how you can offset the carbon emissions that you can’t reduce. It’s not an ideal solution, ideally we’d create zero emissions, but unless we stop breathing that ain’t gonna happen. So the main solution to this is, you guessed it, carbon offsetting.

read more
What Exactly Is A ‘Responsive’ Website?
What Exactly Is A ‘Responsive’ Website?

Simply put, a responsive website is a site that’s designed to display clearly on any device. There shouldn’t be any content that you have to scroll left or right to see, and there should be no need to zoom in. The site responds automatically to the device it’s viewed on.

read more
How To Grow Your Social Media Following
How To Grow Your Social Media Following

Social media isn’t a numbers game, it’s an engagement game. If you have thousands of followers but zero engagement, you’ll be deemed spam and won’t be shown.
So, what do you do to grow your social media audience?

read more
Freebie Alert! Monkey Island Wallpaper
Freebie Alert! Monkey Island Wallpaper

Monkey Beach. A place home to a huge troop of Macaque monkeys – infamous for their snatch and grab style and nibbling on over-confident humans. We were treated to some curious, gentle attention and Lee got claimed as territory by one little guy. Best day ever.

read more
Where the name Kakadu Creative Comes From
Where the name Kakadu Creative Comes From

Short story time… First, let’s take you back to where it all began. Lee had been working as a freelance Art Editor and graphic designer for almost 10 years. And Kayleigh had been working in marketing and advertising sales for even longer than that.

read more
Freebie Alert! Monkey Island Wallpaper
Free Lake Cockatoo Wallpaper

We drove our office in the dead of night to the end of a creepy farm track in the middle of nowhere, somewhere South of Adelaide. Allegedly a legit ‘free camping site’, Lake Cockatoo turned out to be one of our favourite places for a bit of shut-eye on our trip. OK, we couldn’t actually see any of it ’til the morning, but just look at that night sky!

read more
Free Kakadu T-shirts …Well, Technically
Free Kakadu T-shirts …Well, Technically

Free T-shirts!**In the form of business cardsBrand new, box-fresh business cards have just landed at Kakadu HQ! Now there’s nothing quite like that “Fresh off the press” whiff, but even that isn’t a patch on how nice these cards feel when we run our fingers across...

read more
Freebie Alert! Monkey Island Wallpaper
Freebie Alert! Twelve Apostles Wallpaper

The latest free wallpaper is a shot from our trip through Australia in 2018.
On the Great Ocean Road is ‘The 12 Apostles’ – a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park in Victoria, Australia.
For reference, check out the size of the helicopter, and the walkway packed with tourists to get an idea of just how massive this site is.

read more

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