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Book Review – The Charisma Myth

You will probably think I am some kind of narcissist/douche for reading a book called ‘The Charisma Myth’ but being able to communicate effectively with people is a vital skill for anyone. This is especially true if you are more of a natural introvert like myself and need all the help you can get! The idea behind this book is …

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New Case Study! – PMB Projects

I have just put up a brand new case study for my recent branding and identity work for PMB Projects. PMB is a company that offers landscaping and residential construction services throughout Toronto, Canada. Brent from PMB got in touch with me because he needed to create a recognisable, professional brand and identity for his company. After our initial consultation, …

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Book Review – The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing

This week’s book review is The 22 immutable laws of marketing. This was a recommendation of Mike Matthews at Muscle for Life who is a fantastic marketer himself so worth paying attention to anything he recommends. This is a short, snappy book which sets 22 rules you should follow if your marketing efforts are to be a success. I really …

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Book Review – The Perfect Day Formula

This week’s book review is The Perfect Day formula by Craig Ballantyne. This is a FANTASTIC book about making more of each day and putting steps in place to work towards what you want to achieve in life. I first heard Craig on the awesome Renegade Radio podcast with Jay Ferruggia and I loved what he had to say about …

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New stephenoke.co.uk site is now live!

I am VERY happy to say that the new stephenoke.co.uk site is now live! The stephenoke.co.uk domain was registered a long time ago and the site is now in its third iteration. To be honest, I was never completely happy with the previous sites and always felt that something was missing. The new site finally provides a much more complete …

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The importance of decent web hosting

To me, web hosting is kind of like insurance. Let me explain. When it’s time for you to renew your car insurance what do you do? If you are anything like me, you probably go on the price comparison sites and pick the cheapest quote. We all do it. The reason being we never think that we will get into …

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New work added to Portfolio

Additional work has now been added to my portfolio including some print material and desktop branding work. Head over to my portfolio on Behance to check it out: https://www.behance.net/stephenokedesigns I am still feeding my Pinterest addiction and have added some new boards there including: a few examples from my portfolio and also some stunning photography and design work for inspiration. If …

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New Portfolio’s up on Behance and 500px

My new Portfolio’s are now up on Behance and 500px. Behance showcases all of my graphic design work. Why Behance? Because it’s such a great community of designers and to have my work among the high standard of work on the site is a great way to keep pushing me to improve. Plus, I really like the no-nonsense interface where …