News By: Rob

Going Bananas For Pancakes!

Banana Pancakes

Tuesday 4th March is one of our favourite days in the Smart Monkey office…Pancake Day! As we’re a creative bunch (ahem), we love finding new ways of using our signature fruit in recipes. If you’re looking to try something a bit different this Shrove Tuesday, take a look at some of our favourite banana inspired…READ MORE

New Responsive Website Development for Infinity Technology Solutions

Infinity Technology Solutions

Smart Monkey is excited to announce that we have been selected to build a new, responsive website for integrated IT and Telecoms provider, Infinity Technology Solutions. Having worked with Infinity to create the content for their last website four years ago, we are now completely redeveloping the website to bring it up to date and…READ MORE

Top Ads from Super Bowl 2014

Super Bowl 2014 Ads

As the showpiece event of American Football, the Super Bowl is the most watched televised event on the planet. It’s little wonder that so many companies pay millions of dollars each year to ensure that they grab one of the advert slots. Indeed, some viewers tune in just for these adverts, which end up being…READ MORE

Name The Brand – January 2014

Name The Brand - January 2014

It’s Name The Brand time again! Every month in our newsletter (which you can sign up to here) we include a little quiz about a very familiar brand. Can you name the brand from the clues below? Founded in 1999 by three graduates from Cambridge University First starting selling at a stall at a music…READ MORE

Name The Brand! – December 2013

Name The Brand - December 2013

It’s Name The Brand time again! In each of our monthly newsletters (which you can sign up to here) we include a little quiz about a very familiar brand. Can you name the brand from the clues below? Founded in 1976, this brand now has over 2,500 stores across 61 countries Renowned for their ethical…READ MORE

Name The Brand! – November 2013

Name The Brand - November 2013 - Logo

Welcome to our new regular feature, Name The Brand! In each monthly newsletter (which you can sign up to here) we’ll be including a little teaser about a well known brand. Can you name the brand from the clues below? Founded in 1970, this brand now has over 800 stores nationwide and sales of £2.620…READ MORE

What Hummingbird means for your content

Green Breasted Mango Hummingbird

Every update of Google’s algorithm has SEOs and digital marketers scrambling to work out what impact it will have on their strategy and their online presence. The latest update, Hummingbird, was publicly announced towards the end of September but had actually been in effect for about a month previously without people realising. The fact that…READ MORE

Changes to Yahoo! email addresses that you need to know about

Yahoo Logo

Yahoo! has made some recent announcements that should be on the radar of anyone involved in email marketing. On the 15th August, Yahoo! will be recycling email addresses that have been dormant for over twelve months. This means that if you haven’t logged into your Yahoo! Mail account for a year or so, it stands…READ MORE

3 useful Excel functions for managing your data

Microsoft Excel 2013 Logo

Love it or loathe it, most of us will have to delve into Microsoft Excel during our working lives. If you’re responsible for managing a contact database, you’ll probably have come across some common problems in cleaning up and organising data – I know I have! To try save others the frustration and lost time…READ MORE