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Learning how to build a website in 5 days

Learning how to build a website in 5 days

Friday 8th July 2016

This is the first time in my life that I have done work experience, I was expecting less for this was my first time working for a company.
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7 Social Media platforms that can help your business grow

7 Social Media platforms that can help your business grow

Tuesday 26th April 2016

With the tons of Social Media platforms around nowadays, it is hard to find the ones that suit your company the best. Communicating via Social Media is intensive and time consuming, so it is the most effective to focus on platforms that fit your company the...
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Bilingual education at Biff Bang Pow

Bilingual education at Biff Bang Pow

Friday 22nd April 2016

I am Marieke, 17 years old from Holland. As part of my bilingual education, I have to go to an English-speaking country for a week of work experience. Find out what I thought of my time at Biff Bang Pow.
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Agile wedding planning

Agile wedding planning

Monday 11th April 2016

As a scrum master and product owner project planning and management is a big part of my job. Working closely with the development team to manage clients, deadlines and resources is key to delivering successful projects and creating happy clients. Along with...
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5 techniques to help instigate positive change

5 techniques to help instigate positive change

Friday 8th April 2016

We'd all like to instigate change. Last week while at UX in the city (@uxinthecity) I was fortunate enough to attend Spencer Turner’s workshop on “Be the change you seek - 5 techniques to help you instigate change”. As an interesting and thought...
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UX in the City

UX In The City 2016

Monday 4th April 2016

I was very happy to attend the very first UX in the City 2016 conference in Oxford last week. The two day conference was held at the Said Business Center, Oxford and was run and was co-organised by the team behind UX Cambridge, UX Scotland and the organisers...
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Twitters Tweeks its UI

Twitters Tweeks its UI

Wednesday 4th November 2015

Twitter's update to its UI has created a twitter-storm. Have twitter made a mistake changing the 'star' to a 'heart'?
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Views on an internship at Biff Bang Pow

Views on an internship at Biff Bang Pow

Friday 23rd October 2015

Noel joined the Biff Bang Pow team for a two week internship to gain some experience and develop his coding skills.
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Work Experience with the Biff Bang Pow team

Work Experience with the Biff Bang Pow team

Thursday 8th October 2015

Tom has taken a week out from school to join the Biff Bang Pow team and learn how to develop code.
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First experiences as a Junior Developer

First experiences as a Junior Developer

Wednesday 7th October 2015

James is our new Junior developer at Biff Bang Pow and has put together his thoughts about his first experiences at Biff Bang Pow
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A Swiss view on Biff Bang Pow

A Swiss view on Biff Bang Pow

Tuesday 6th October 2015

Cedric has come over from Switzerland for a 2 week intership with Biff Bang Pow. Learning about how Biff Bang Pow build software systems.
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Midnight of My Life Trailer

Midnight of My Life Trailer

Monday 14th September 2015

Midnight of My Life is a new short film about Steve Marriott of the Small Faces and Humble Pie. Biff Bang Pow designed and developed the website to support this great film.
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10 Good Reasons To Do Agile Development

10 Good Reasons To Do Agile Development

Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Here are 10 good reasons to apply agile development principles and practices
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Building a future

Building a future

Wednesday 11th March 2015

It’s National Apprenticeship Week, and everyone here at BBP wants to say good luck to all the young people currently embarking on #Apprenticeships!
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The talented Mr McQueen

The talented Mr McQueen

Monday 2nd March 2015

BBP are very excited to be working with Raw Talent Academy – brainchild of The Apprentice winner Lee McQueen...
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UKFast

Fast and fabulous

Monday 16th February 2015

BBP are thrilled to be working with UKFast – one of the UK's leading suppliers of managed hosting and colocation...
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Andy & Christian

Pair programming

Thursday 15th January 2015

With the New Year upon us, what better time to announce the addition of our new developers, Andy and Christian...
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Ride In Store Poster

Riding the wave

Wednesday 7th January 2015

Indie music fans will probably know that Oxford's legendary shoegaze band Ride recently reformed to much fanfare...
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500px; a fantastic photography community

500px; a fantastic photography community

Friday 5th December 2014

As an avid photographer I think I have finally found a fantastic platform for showing off my snaps. 500px.
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Cause it’s all about the bass/cake, bout the cake, no treble…

Cause it’s all about the bass/cake, bout the cake, no treble…

Tuesday 18th November 2014

I freely admit I’m a novice when it comes to social media networking in my role, interesting but not my thing, so how best to learn? Follow me and let’s see what we learn together?
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5 Steps to the top of Google

5 Steps to the top of Google

Thursday 13th November 2014

SEO is not a one-day fix. Working your way to the top of Google and Bing takes time and is an ongoing effort to keep your head above the crowd of competitors. But it’s worth it - 75% of users will follow a link from the first results page (i.e. the top 10...
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Dot UK is launching

Dot UK is launching

Wednesday 8th October 2014

The new .uk domain has launched. It is the newest product in the UK Domain Family and is at the forefront of the online revolution, offering an exciting new territory for online pioneers to make their own.
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Hall Training Systems, NOW LIVE

Hall Training Systems, NOW LIVE

Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Hall Trainings Systems site has gone live. Take a look at the portfolio page to find out all about it, or check out the real thing at http://halltrainingsystems.com/
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Cant decide between the iPhone 6 or the iPhone 6 Plus

Can't decide between the iPhone 6 or the iPhone 6 Plus

Friday 19th September 2014

We've taken the chance to have a little look at what new iPhone 6 plus has to offer. Is it right for you?
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Come Round host there first party on their new JetCMS platform

Come Round host there first party on their new JetCMS platform

Wednesday 10th September 2014

To celebrate the launch of Andre's new album Love in Venice, Come Round will be giving people all over the UK the chance to be part of Andre Rieu's Week of the Waltz parties.
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iPhone 6

So what's new with the iphone 6

Tuesday 9th September 2014

With the announcement of the apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus we thought we would take a look into what's new.
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Come Round Goes Live

Come Round Goes Live

Thursday 4th September 2014

We have just made Come Round's site live. Make sure to check out this fantastic brand and sign up to throw your own party!
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Googles Dragon Easter Egg

Google's Dragon Easter Egg

Monday 2nd June 2014

Planning on going from the Brecon Beacons to Snowdon? Why not take Google Map up on its newest suggestion DRAGON, and get there in 21 minutes.
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365 Days of Unsplash

365 Days of Unsplash

Friday 30th May 2014

With 10 million photo downloads in their first year, Unsplash's first year has been a good one. Happy 1st Birthday Unsplash
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15 great April fools, 2014

15 great April fools, 2014

Tuesday 1st April 2014

Did you get April fooled? Check out these 15 best April fools 2014
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Appmethod: a new platform for creating “truly native” apps for Android, iOS, Windows and OS X

Appmethod: a new platform for creating “truly native” apps for Android, iOS, Windows and OS X

Thursday 20th March 2014

Finding it hard to make an app. Take a look at how AppMethod can simplify how to make an app.
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Always loosing things, take a look at the latest technology, tile

Always loosing things, take a look at the latest technology, tile

Tuesday 18th March 2014

Always losing your keys when you need them? Take a look at this new technology designed to make losing your keys a thing of the past.
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How productive is your office?

How productive is your office?

Wednesday 5th March 2014

4 tips for making your office really productive
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29 free marketing tools

29 free Internet tools to improve your marketing starting today

Monday 3rd March 2014

Need some marketing tools for your company? Take a look at this article by The Next Web for some free ideas.
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Cheesy Stock Photography

Are Stock images worth the cost?

Tuesday 18th February 2014

Leading usability expert Jakob Nielsen suggests that stock photography isn't worth its credits and are often completely ignored
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67% More Likely to Buy from a Mobile Friendly Site

67% More Likely to Buy from a Mobile Friendly Site

Wednesday 12th February 2014

If your site isn't responsive you could be missing out on 67% of your sales
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Responsive Website or a Native App?

Responsive Website or a Native App?

Monday 10th February 2014

Can't decide whether you want to invest in a company app or a new responsive website. Why not take a look at this article by The Next Web to see why both can provide great benefits to your profit.
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We’re looking for a new PHP Developer

We’re looking for a new PHP Developer

Wednesday 29th January 2014

We're hiring! If your a skilled PHP developer with a drive to develop creative websites we want to hear from you!
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10 Design Trends for 2014

10 Design Trends for 2014

Monday 6th January 2014

January is a great time to look forward to the new year ahead. Take a look at this article by The Next Web to see what the design trends are for 2014 and how to get your site hits up.
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Tara is saying goodbye to Biff Bang Pow

Tara is saying goodbye to Biff Bang Pow

Friday 20th December 2013

Biff Bang Pow are very sorry to be saying goodbye to Tara
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New Mac Pro now available, priced from £2,499

New Mac Pro now available, priced from £2,499

Thursday 19th December 2013

Apple's all new new cylindrical Mac Pro is now available to order from through its online store and retail channels.
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Santas learnt how to fly, check him out on Googles Santa Map

Santa's learn't how to fly, check him out on Google's Santa Map

Thursday 12th December 2013

Finding a few spare minutes in the office? Why not try out Google's Santa Map and fly Santa and his presents to up to six cities in the world.
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Test your brand knowledge with Name That Blue

Test your brand knowledge with Name That Blue

Wednesday 11th December 2013

Know the difference between the Twitter and Skype blue? Why not test your knowledge with Name that Blue, a deceptively simple online game that asks you to identify the shades that match the brand.
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Star Wars Tiny Death Star: Disney Created

Top iOS Apps Of November 2013: The Weird and The Wonderful

Monday 9th December 2013

From creative apps to useful developments, the designs of the new apps for November 2013 did not disappoint the markets they were aimed at for functionality and creative feel.
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Amazon Air Mail: The Future?

Are Drones the Future?

Thursday 5th December 2013

Creative uses for drones have become very prominent within the media at the moment and this will outline a few new developments.
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I-Players Going Mobile

Future Of I-Player Is Mobile?

Wednesday 4th December 2013

Due to the new level of responsive, clear ability within the rising market that is mobile devices, the developers of BBC I-Player have seen a large rise in usage on these devices, is the future here in responsive technology?
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Liquity is now LIVE!

Liquity is now LIVE!

Tuesday 19th November 2013

Check out Liquity's new website!
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Gday Kombis goes live with new site

G'day Kombis goes live with new site

Monday 18th November 2013

We have recently built a new site for G'day Kombis and it has just gone live!
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Social Media

Don’t worry, this isn’t spam…

Tuesday 1st October 2013

Many of us think that spam only comes from emails, but recently it has now spread on social networks.
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Still excited about iOS 7?

Still excited about iOS 7?

Thursday 19th September 2013

We expect everyone is still excited about the iOS 7 update, which was released last night.
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Hosting Updates

Hosting Updates

Wednesday 18th September 2013

Biff Bang Pow are currently upgrading all our clients website hosting.
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Internet Explorer 8

Google Analytic to drop IE8 support

Tuesday 17th September 2013

Google have announced that from the end of 2013 its Analytics service will no longer be supporting Internet Explorer 8.
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Initial Design

Have you got HTML Email Signatures?

Friday 13th September 2013

Most people set themselves email signatures but have you tried HTML signatures? Unlike plain text signatures, a HTML signature can contain many additional style elements.
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Logo Change

New Logos all around

Monday 9th September 2013

Google, Yahoo and Motorola all decided to refresh their logo, so we have decided to take a look at what they have come up with.
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Responsive Web Design

Pete Seaward goes responsive

Monday 2nd September 2013

Pete Seawards Photography site has had an update, its gone responsive
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What have you missed out on?

What have you missed out on?

Monday 2nd September 2013

Have you had a busy weekend and not been able to catch up? Read all the tech news you missed right here.
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Push the button

Friday Fun

Friday 30th August 2013

As its a Friday of a nice 4 day week we have decided to enlighten you with a little humour, check out this article to see what were on about.
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App icons in the App Store

Six tips on how to create better apps icons

Thursday 22nd August 2013

Bad app icons are among the top three reasons why they get rejected from the App Store during the review process.
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Functional Skills Issue

Functional Skills Issue

Monday 12th August 2013

Functional Skills are a mandatory component of all Apprenticeship frameworks, even if you may have received a GCSE previously.
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Getting to the top of Google

Getting to the Top of Google

Monday 12th August 2013

Try searching Google for "Responsive Web Design Oxford" and you will see how hard we have been working on our SEO.
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Tara completes her Technical Certificate

Congratulations Tara!

Friday 9th August 2013

Tara has just been awarded a Distinction in her Technical Certificate as part of her Apprenticeship.
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Rein & Shine are opening

Rein & Shine Opening

Friday 9th August 2013

Rein & Shine are officially opening tomorrow, Saturday 10th August.
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Improved the functionality

Improved the functionality

Wednesday 7th August 2013

We have just improved the functionality of Andrew Ogilvy's website.
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Firefox 23 arrives

Firefox 23 arrives

Tuesday 6th August 2013

Firefox 23 has officially been launched today for Windows, Mac, Linuz and Android. It now has a mixed content blocker and network monitor on the desktop side, not to mention the new branding.
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Chrome the most Popular Browser

Chrome is listed the most used Browser

Thursday 1st August 2013

It is that time of the year again where Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome are at war, with the latest market share numbers from showing Chrome the biggest winner last month.
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Looking to become an Apprentice?

Looking to become an Apprentice?

Wednesday 24th July 2013

Are you interested in an apprenticeship and having the best of both worlds by furthering your knowledge at college as well as learning on the job? Then you are at the right place...
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Blackfriars New Site Goes Live

Blackfriars Fresh New Site Goes Live

Monday 22nd July 2013

Blackfriars Oxford have a new website, and its just gone live! Make sure to check out the new responsive website with its flat colour design, its a real stunner.
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Work experience website

Work Experience

Friday 19th July 2013

Biff Bang Pow have recently taken two students for their work experience and it has been a wonderful opportunity for both them and us.
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SEO Strategies

5 Steps for SEO

Tuesday 16th July 2013

5 simple steps for search engine optimisation of your website.
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Pete Seaward, photographer

Digital Camera Article

Monday 15th July 2013

Top advertising photographer Pete Seaward, who is one of our clients, was recently mentioned in an article featured in a photography magazine called Digital Camera.
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new developer needed

New PHP Developer Needed

Friday 12th July 2013

We are looking for a new PHP developer to help us build and develop websites and web based applications.
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Richard Wilson by Andrew Ogilvy

Professional Photography

Friday 12th July 2013

We recently had some photos taken for our website by Andrew Ogilvy and highly recommend him for your business.
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Biff Bang Pow Website Screen Shot

Biff Bang Pow's Website Goes Live

Thursday 11th July 2013

We are please to announce our new website. Its been a long time coming but here it is, take a good look around and make sure to check it out on your mobile device.
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Matt is back with Biff Bang Pow

Matt is back from the USA

Wednesday 10th July 2013

Matt is back from his long travels in the USA. After 4 weeks travelling over North America, Matt has returned to Biff Bang Pow to continue on as our senior designer.
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Sam joins Biff Bang Pow

Sam joins the Biff Bang Pow Team

Monday 1st July 2013

We have a new member in our team! Sam has joined the Biff Bang Pow team as our book keeper. After working with the team for over a year Sam has finally taken the plunge and become a member.
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Biff Bang Pows New Logo

Biff Bang Pow's Fresh New Logos

Tuesday 18th June 2013

Along with the new website we have updated our logo to create a fresh new look. Biff Bang Pow's senior designer Matt created the new, more contemporary logo bringing the tired 8 year old logo up to 2013.
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Twitter API Update

Twitter Update API

Wednesday 12th June 2013

Twitter has recently updated its API to improve security making authentication required for all news feeds. If you have any issues with your feed please contact the Biff Bang Pow team.
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Tara completes her Technical Certificate

Apprenticeship Started

Monday 4th March 2013

Tara has started her Technical Certificate for her Design Apprenticeship.
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Pandemedia merge with Biff Bang Pow

Pandemedia merge with Biff Bang Pow

Tuesday 1st January 2013

For well over 10 years our two companies have worked successfully together on a wide and diverse range of projects, which made this merger feel a natural progression to all parties. The exciting consolidation took place in early 2013 and presented a unique...
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