Our News, Thoughts & Ideas
09 Sep 2021
How To Optimise For Google My Business
For small businesses looking to maximise online visibility and increase their opportunity to rank well, the answer is simple: own your local listing, otherwise known as your Google My Business (GMB) page!
24 Jun 2021
Remember Pinterest? They’re back with a new and improved model!
Do you remember Pinterest? It’s the social media platform that allows for endless scrolling, creating inspiration for days and days.
01 Jun 2021
ManUp! Website Updates & App Build
ManUp! came to us wanting to build a new app for their brand, as well as website updates to freshen up their online presence! We were very excited to help them with both of these tasks!
27 May 2021
How to hard refresh browser and clear cache using Windows or Linux
Ever wondered why sometimes, when you make changes to your website it won’t show unless you’re in incognito or on a different device?
25 May 2021
We are Klaviyo Partners!
Here at BA Creative, we love making industry connections. Our partnership with Klaviyo is no different! Find out more here.
07 May 2021
5 Reasons Why User Experience Is So Important
User experience, or UX, is the process of designing a website so that your products and services provide more meaning and relevance for your customers.
22 Apr 2021
How to hard refresh browser and clear cache using a Mac
Ever wondered why sometimes, when you make changes to your website it won’t show unless you’re in incognito or on a different device?
12 Apr 2021
Sunworks Solar Has A Bright Future!
With their high level service and amazing customer satisfaction, you can trust them for all your solar needs! Sunworks Solar offers products and services proven to perform. Keep scrolling to find out how we helped!
06 Apr 2021
Sundale Coolum Waters Website Updates
Sundale wanted to create a more interactive and sophisticated landing page to help sell their new properties at Coolum Waters, and BA Creative was happy to help with this challenge. Sundale also works with us on an ongoing strategy in the digital marketing space.
29 Mar 2021
Carbon Base Makes The Switch To Shopify!
Before they were our clients, Carbon Base planted their roots as an organic cafe in East Brisbane in 2002. With a focus on serving all things natural, local, and “carbon based”, they are not known for leaving out the good stuff!
23 Mar 2021
iOS Updates: Version 14 Release
At BA Creative, we pride ourselves on being up-to-speed with industry trends and software changes, so that we can educate our clients on how they should approach the latest technologies!
16 Mar 2021
Tripped Out Deserves A Shout!
Having been established in the electrical contracting industry for 20 years, Tripped Out Electrical wanted to refresh their site. Find out where we could help below!
09 Dec 2020
So You're Thinking About Stopping Your SEO
“Get us to the first page!” Sound familiar? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.
23 Nov 2020
The Importance of Digital Marketing for Your New Shopify Site
So you have a shiny, new Shopify site – but how does anyone find it? How do you bring in sales? This is where digital marketing is essential.
19 Nov 2020
Our Favourite Local Businesses
This year has seen a lot of focus on supporting local business. Google even has the data to prove it – searches for “support local businesses” grew by over 20,000% since last year!
10 Nov 2020
3 Simple Ways Online Stores Can Maximise Revenue For Black Friday Cyber Monday Sales
Black Friday Cyber Monday weekend is closing in – we gathered some of our top tips to help your online store thrive.
02 Oct 2020
What are Shopify Partners and Experts? Do I Need One?
Understanding the difference between Shopify Partners and Experts and what these groups can offer can help take your online store to the next level.
29 Sep 2020
Manufacturing a New Web Presence for G&O Kert
G&O Kert were looking to partner with a digital agency that would take the time to understand their business and offer a tailored and professional approach to building their new website.
17 Sep 2020
New Website: Raw Inkk
Raw Inkk wanted to transform their older, static website into a fresh and modern online store experience for their customers and we were excited to help.
19 Aug 2020
How Often Should I Post on Our Blog
It’s a question we hear a lot – how often should we post to our company’s blog? And the answer is a little more complicated than you may expect…
13 Aug 2020
Our Showbag Picks for Ekka 2020
Ekka may not be going ahead physically this year, but that didn’t stop us from eyeing off our favourite showbags!
23 Jul 2020
Localising Keywords for Brisbane Businesses [Quick Guide with Examples]
Understanding how to optimise your site to encourage local SEO results is crucial. Get some tips in this blog.
25 Jun 2020
Modernising Alloy Steel's Online Presence
Alloy Steel’s came to BA looking to update their website both from a visual perspective and for better usability.
18 Jun 2020
Second Round of COVID-19 Adaption Grant Opens Soon
Find out more about the grant and how you can use it to help transform the digital presence for your business.
11 Jun 2020
Why Infographics Should Be Part of Your Digital Strategy
Are infographics in your marketing plan? We explore why they are still a great tool in 2020.
10 Jun 2020
Taking Simplex Elevators to New Heights
With an impressive 40 years in the industry, the Simplex brand was ready for an update and this is where we could help!
26 May 2020
5 Reasons To Partner With a Digital Agency
It can be hard to navigate the right options for your business to achieve your marketing goals. But you don’t need to go it alone! There are many reasons why you should partner with a digital agency.
13 May 2020
What this Year is Bringing to Web Design
As we’ve entered 2020, there have been some exciting trends in the world of web design.
30 Apr 2020
New Adventures for Support Crew
Support Crew came to BA looking to take their business to the next level with a new website that could function as an online store – rather than just an information hub.
28 Apr 2020
Why You Can't Lockdown Your Marketing During COVID-19
In a time when your digital presence has become the main source of information and exposure to audiences, marketing in the online world is essential.
08 Apr 2020
COVID19 Government Financial Assistance: Promoting Your Business Online
COVID-19 is keeping everyone at home and online more than ever but it can be hard to find resources to put your brand in front of them. Check out this article to learn how you can use government assistance to get ahead online – right now.
26 Mar 2020
Social Media Marketing Image Size Guide 2020
The social media world changes all the time and keeping up can be difficult! But we made it a little bit easier for you with this guide.
27 Feb 2020
The Big Move!
In case you didn’t know, BA Creative has made a big move!
12 Feb 2020
11 Sites We Love in 2020
What better time to take a look at some sites we really love than Valentine’s Day? See what we chose.
16 Jan 2020
Triple J Hottest 100 2020
Another year, another Hottest 100! Here at BA Creative, we are welcoming 2020 with a little song voting.
13 Dec 2019
Apéro Label: A Fresh Look
Apéro Label came to BA to do an audit of their previous website, seeking us for our expertise in website design and user experience.
03 Dec 2019
What's Team BA Watching This Christmas
December is here and it’s time to load up our fav festive films!
03 Oct 2019
New Website: Bates French Polishers
We recently launched a new WordPress website for antique restorers, Bates French Polishers.
20 Sep 2019
With the 71st Emmy Awards right around the corner, we decided to share who we’d each award the Emmy for Outstanding Series!
13 Sep 2019
Affinage Professional: An SEO Case Study
After completing the website, we began ongoing SEO work and after 6 months the results speak for themselves!
09 Aug 2019
5 Reasons Why a BA Creative eCommerce Online Store is Better
The build of an eCommerce store can essentially determine the success of your online business. If it isn’t built right it won’t matter how much marketing you do or how amazing your offering is, it will have an effect on your customer’s experience and inevitably your sales.
18 Jul 2019
5 FAQ's About Branding
01 Jul 2019
5 Tips for a Good Web Project Brief
We often get asked what we consider the most important element to a successful web project. After more than a decade building websites for clients ranging from small service-based businesses, large corporate companies to eCommerce stores, we can definitely say there is a common aspect to all projects that run seamlessly and successfully….a good brief!
14 Jun 2019
Half price Websites and Digital Marketing with the Small Business Digital Grants Program
Looking to upgrade your Website or boost your marketing? If you act fast, this might be the perfect time because applications for the Small Business Digital Grants Program are now open – but applications close on 26th June.
17 Apr 2019
New Website: Affinage Professional
We recently launched a new Shopify online catalogue website for Affinage Professional.
08 Mar 2019
How To Use Google Shopping For Your eCommerce Store
Google Shopping should be incorporated into your Digital Marketing strategy for your eCommerce store to maximise ROI. Here are some tricks of the trade that any eCommerce businesses should consider employing into their Google Shopping campaign.
08 Mar 2019
New Branding and Website for Vivid Productions
We recently launched new branding and a new WordPress website for Vivid Productions.
01 Mar 2019
WordPress 5.1, thoughtfully named “Betty”, is the first major update of 2019.
20 Feb 2019
It's the Oscars!
To celebrate the 91st Academy Awards we’re sharing who we’d each award the Oscar for Best Picture!
15 Feb 2019
SEO: Bring More Users to Your Website with Google My Business
Here are the latest actionable tips you can do to optimise your Google My Business listing in 2019.
29 Jan 2019
2019 Digital Marketing Trends
This month we’re breaking down the top Digital Marketing trends that your business should take advantage of and test in the coming months – because your competitors are doing the same.
23 Jan 2019
Triple J Hottest 100
Here at BA Creative we’re passionate about music, so much so this year we thought we’d share our submission for Triple J’s Hottest 100. Take a look to see who we each voted for…
21 Jan 2019
This month we take a brief look at the latest major WordPress update: 5.0 (and 5.01 and 5.02).
16 Jan 2019
New Branding for Eastwell Property
We recently designed new branding for Eastwell Property.
10 Jan 2019
Would Social Influencers Work for Your Brand in 2019?
“Influencer marketing”, a big buzzword in 2018, would it still work in 2019 for your business?
03 Jan 2019
A Look at Our Recent Work for Unifold
We recently launched a new website and a re-brand for Unifold Holdings PTY LTD.
20 Dec 2018
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas 🎄
With only a few days left of work before the Christmas break, we decided to get into the holiday cheer and share what we like most about Christmas.
12 Dec 2018
Seasonality & Google Ads: A Christmas Story
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and most (if not all) online advertisers will experience sharp changes in website traffic depending on their industry.
29 Nov 2018
Handmade Food Co.
28 Nov 2018
A Look at What's Trending: Facebook
Here at BA Creative we are always staying on top of the latest media trends and news. Whether it be the latest Google updates, industry progress in web & graphic design or what’s hot on social media, we like to stay in the know.
27 Nov 2018
Why Web Content Should Be the Most Important Part of Your SEO Strategy
Want to know why the content on your website is crucial to your business? We explain how you can use clever content to increase your organic Google search ranking.
20 Nov 2018
Ecommerce & Black Friday 2018
We are just days away from the one of the biggest global shopping holidays of the year & here at BA Creative we have been prepping our Ecommerce clients for the big weekend.
24 Aug 2018
Digital Marketing for eCommerce - SEO
You asked for it and we listened! We are often asked about digital marketing for online stores – what tools are available? What channels would we recommend? How can we target a particular demographic? Or what content will work best for different channels?
17 Aug 2018
WooCommerce vs Shopify: The BA Creative Verdict
Whether you are a seasoned online store owner looking to migrate or a start up business looking to break into the eCommerce scene, there is an important question to consider before you even think about design, products or shipping!
06 Aug 2018
NEW PROJECT: GVK Group Website
A new website for a leading steel fixing company.
03 Aug 2018
Flashback Branding: Smith & Hubble
A brand to match this gorgeous stoneware and dinnerware business was the brief from our loyal client, Danny.
31 Jul 2018
New Branding: McCoy's Cafe
Owned and operated by former MotoGP and World Superbike rider, Garry McCoy.
12 Jul 2018
New Shopify App: Jane Iredale Foundation Finder
Ever struggled with finding the perfect foundation online?
11 Jul 2018
Shopify Store by BA: Tim the Sign Man
Tim the Sign Man is the perfect example of a business nailing a niche market.
04 Jul 2018
New Website and Branding: Mastercraft Tiling
A new brand and website that represented the creative, innovative and professional service he provides.
02 Jul 2018
New Branding: NK Fashion
NK Fashion invited BA to be involved in their rebrand which included a new logo, new colour scheme, typography and more!
27 Jun 2018
Flashback Website & Branding: Foxy Bean
The brand has been very successful, featuring on signage, menus and business cards. The website too has worked well for Foxy, allowing them to keep people up to date with events and menu changes.
07 Jun 2018
eCommerce for Service Based Businesses
A lot of customers in this day in age are searching for services online and turn to the web over traditional advertising to find it, so why not capitalise on that?
28 May 2018
Software as a Service (SaaS) for eCommerce
So, what is SaaS and how does it play out in the world of eCommerce?
15 May 2018
New Website: GLG Legal
Perfectly on brand, professional, innovative and functional, this website hit the brief for Chris and the team.
27 Apr 2018
3 Easy Tips for Good Content
There is a lot of content out in the digital world…and when I say a lot, I mean A WHOLE LOT! Some content is good, some bad, some memorable and some we would all just rather forget.
18 Apr 2018
New website: Steggall Nutrition
Another beautiful website we designed & developed has launched!
24 Mar 2018
New Website: Clout PR
Clout PR & Content had a domain ready to go but no existing website! The client required a website to establish their digital presence.
07 Mar 2018
eCommerce is growing and so should your business
So, what’s the hype around eCommerce and what exactly is it?
01 Feb 2018
New website: Back To Basics
The launch of Back To Basics’ new website!
21 Dec 2017
Merry Christmas from BA Creative!
OMG! An orange tree perfect for BA!
17 Oct 2017
New Website: Flyon
Ready for take off… Flyon’s new website!
15 Oct 2017
It's Top Ten Time!
Solar’s top 10 ranges from jazz to hip hop to rock, a generous variety of genres!
04 Oct 2017
New Website: BVW Group
28 Sep 2017
8 Tips to Master Your Content Generation
11 Aug 2017
Brand New Brand, Brand New Website: River Tree Health
14 Jul 2017
Tips For Using Video On Social Media
05 Jul 2017
The Coolest Movie Posters of 2017... so far!
Let’s take a look at best 2017 movie posters (IMO)—some official, some alternative, all great.
26 May 2017
Sponsored Facebook Posts
With millions of users across varied demographics, social media is a great channel to get your business seen. But how do you get seen?
26 Apr 2017
Getting On Top Of Social Media
The advent of social media has brought many changes to the way we communicate and stay in touch with each other.
24 Nov 2016
3 Ways to Help Optimise Your Website for Google Rank
In our current digital climate, the Google search algorithm has complete power over which businesses are being shown and advertised and which are hidden from view.
20 Nov 2016
4 Steps to Writing A High-Calibre Blog Post
Blog posts are an important element of your website as we wrote about in our recent blog
07 Nov 2016
Attention Grabbing Billboard Update
With all forms of marketing and advertising it is important to change things up from time to time.
26 Oct 2016
5 Reasons Why Free eBooks Are Bad
We think that the trend for offering free e-books on websites as a marketing device is well and truly on the wane.
17 Oct 2016
The Wanderer Returns
We’re super-happy to announce the return of Alyse to the BA Creative fold.
12 Oct 2016
Google Dwell Time: What Is It & Why Is It Important
Seems like the latest Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) buzzword getting everyone excited is Dwell Time. So we thought we’d take a quick look at what all the fuss is about.
22 Sep 2016
How Important Is A Blog for Your Business?
Almost every website we create at BA Creative has a Blog or News section, and for very good reason.
14 Sep 2016
3 Ways to Boost SEO for Your Brisbane-based Business
For the better part of its personal history, Brisbane has been viewed as somewhat of a big country town.
09 Sep 2016
As anyone will tell you, making your way in the world is dependent on who you know and not just what you know.
22 Aug 2016
3 Reasons To Have Your Website Built In Brisbane
You might think that it doesn’t really matter where you have your website built… think again!
11 Aug 2016
The Problem With WordPress Themes
03 Aug 2016
Hot Off The Press: Flyer & Business Card Loveliness
We’ve just received the brand new AustStar Motors flyers and business cards from the printers
29 Jul 2016
Google AdWords - the Hows and the Whys
The Hows and the Whys
28 Jul 2016
Is It Worthwhile?
18 Jul 2016
Does Your Logo Still Work?
Is Your Logo Ready For Flat & Responsive Design
08 Jul 2016
Tasty New BA Creative Cards
Checkout the 3-ply thickness with orange insert – yum.
07 Jul 2016
GreenCube - Brand Refresh & Website
A Brand Refresh & Website
23 Jun 2016
Add An Instagram Feed To Your Website
It can create a really strong connection between your brand and your customers.
06 Jun 2016
ManUp! Gets An Upgrade
We helped to create the ManUp! branding including designing their logo complete with the iconic little blue bloke standing to attention.
19 Apr 2016
Just Us Law: SEO Case Study
We have been working with Just Us Law for many years now, having built their great WordPress website.
27 Jan 2016
Terry Hansen: A Brand New Website
We are very pleased to announce the launch of a brand new website for Brisbane comedian, MC, radio host and all round great bloke, Terry Hansen.
05 Jan 2016
Eastern Suburbs FC Website
A great website for a great club.
12 Nov 2015
New Website: XXL Sheds
It’s always nice to announce the launch of a new website on our blog and we’re particularly pleased to bring you news of our latest creation.
23 Sep 2015
A Revolution In Concrete
It’s not often that we work with a client that is truly shaking up an industry, but that is exactly what Drew Dugdell of Mixen Concrete is doing.
19 Aug 2015
The first step to creating a successful brand
11 Aug 2015
5 Ways Instagram Is Good For Your Business
First of all we have an admission to make: we have been very bad Instagrammers, very bad indeed! But here is our plan to get better.
23 Jul 2015
High-Water Mark: Lumark Website
Bespoke Website For Bespoke Clients
23 Jul 2015
Hot Off The Press
Hot Property’s New Brand In Action
15 Mar 2015
Megadent: Mega Clever
Website Launch For Megadent Australia
15 Jan 2015
The Great Outdoors Redefined
Website Launch For View Landscape Architecture
22 Jul 2014
Website Launch For Building Certification
28 Apr 2014
MBOG is GO
Brand new website for wonderful medical practice
12 Dec 2013
B to the A to the 3D
Signage Takes Shape
12 Nov 2013
Paint it Black
Open the doors, the fumes, the fumes!
01 Jun 2013
Gimme Shelter? You Got It
We’re very pleased to announce the launch of yet another BA Creative website!
24 Apr 2013
Radiator Launches New Products
30 Mar 2013
The Sun Works Goes Responsive
Conversion to a fully responsive site is a success.
26 Feb 2013
ItalianCar is Reborn
Redesign a website about Italian Cars? Of course we said yes!
19 Dec 2012
Wishing you a Merry Brissie Chrissie
A Christmas message from the team at BA Creative!
16 Nov 2012
Town Planner's Website Update - Good Plan!
Website Launch: Integran
19 Oct 2012
It’s Top Ten Time!
Pete’s top 10 songs of all time… for now!
24 Sep 2012
Looks like we’re now theme developers too
Citrus Store breaks cover and sets the LemonStand world alight
15 Aug 2012
What is Responsive Website Design?
You may have heard people talking about it, but what is all the fuss about?
25 Jul 2012
A new website that stands out from the crowd.
Website Launched: Rivercity Solutions
04 Jun 2012
We Prophesise Great Things
Prophecy Business Planning & Financial Modelling Needed a Make-Over
04 Apr 2012
New Online Store for Absofab
Absolutely Fabulous’ new site is, well, absolutely fabulous!
25 Mar 2012
We Don’t Have a Foyer
Our print ad aims for classic style
17 Feb 2012
Sunshine Coast Solar Centre - New HQ
Staff outing to the Sunshine Coast
13 Feb 2012
Australian Modern Launches
The fantastic new Australian Modern publication has hit the bookshelves.
11 Jan 2012
Elite Bathware Website Launch
One thing that we’re really proud of here at BA Creative is our growing portfolio of what we call Brisbane Icons.
05 Jan 2012
So many great images—too good to waste!
20 Dec 2011
Our Photo-Shoot Experiences
The exciting journey behind our upcoming magazine ad
15 Dec 2011
What makes BA Creative?
We share some insights into our thinking, how we approach our work and design in general.
14 Nov 2011
DIY - Photoshop 101
Quick tips for editing your photos using Photoshop Express Editor