Canterbury Creatives – on our way

Ready for AI Disruption?

Brand, digital and marketing services for small business professionals in Canterbury and across Kent
The business landscape is changing faster than ever. In 2023 and beyond – Look Great - Do More - Get Found

Cutting through all the tech talk and speaking plainly that's what we've been helping businesses do since 2008. We create solutions that enable clients to target and then reach out to new customers, achieve more online and grow their business.

The Best of your Brand...

The best of your brand

Fast and clean on a mobile. Innovative and memorable on a desktop. Optimised monthly for search. Developed to help your business achieve more. Securely hosted and maintained.

Solicitors offices glass with branding
Solicitors offices glass with branding
Branding and Identity in Kent examples of branded stationery

Branding & Identity

Multimedia assets working together to create a uniform identity for your business. Saved in any format for use online or anywhere else you might need them.

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Lyfeguard app development
Life management App design and development
Life management App design and development

App Design & Development

A life management app launched in January 2023. Built with bank level security the app and marketing site were a major project for our teams during 2022.

App Design
Digital and web hosting services in Canterbury
Content management and reporting for web hosting services in Canterbury
Content management and reporting for web hosting services in Canterbury

Digital & Hosting

Clean and intuitive CMS dashboards. Custom Web Apps that make content creation quick and easy. Fast, secure servers with supported, contract free monthly hosting.

Digital & Hosting
Search optimised landing page app in CMS displaying on laptop computer
Search optimised landing page app in CMS displaying on laptop computer

Optimised Landing Pages – in Minutes

Our site page "Digital Marketing in Canterbury" took 5 minutes to create and deploy. After six weeks it ranked number 1 in Google for it's target search and stayed there for over a year.

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SEO and Marketing Free Reporting and Analysis CMS App for hosted clients
SEO and Marketing Free Reporting and Analysis CMS App for hosted clients

SEO & Marketing - Reporting & Analysis

Achievable marketing goals with dedicated reporting and analysis. Measure and track the key metrics that are important to your business. A customisable App that is FREE for all hosted clients.

SEO & Marketing
Digital Hosting
Comparing AI Content Generators in 2023 to a Co Pilot in a cockpit
Comparing AI Content Generators in 2023 to a Co Pilot in a cockpit

AI Content Generators - First Thoughts

A test flight with the Jasper AI was fascinating and proved to us that it's great for brainstorming and helping to create content. The year of artificial intelligence led disruption has begun.

AI Content Generation

Look Great...

A man staring into a mirror - a metaphor for looking great

Look great –
A consistent and memorable identity

A consistent and memorable identity

A business website's home page should catch the attention of the visitor immediately and make a connection by introducing the business as a credible and potential solution to the search query (if any) that was made. The logo and branding design must be strong, concise and convey professionalism if it's going to attract the target audience and eventually generate leads. This is particularly important within the financial, legal and consultancy service sectors.

EAT - Expertise, Authority and Trust

Being a compact, but full service agency based in Canterbury, we are able to offer a comprehensive but uniquely bespoke service to local clients at an affordable price. We mainly work for professional services firms within the legal, finance and consultancy sectors. Credibility and trustworthiness have always been paramount within these industries, but never more so than in marketing landscape of 2023 and beyond.

Demonstrating integrity

We have created visual impact and identities for many businesses over the years. From start ups through to long established practices and from individuals through to large consultancies. We've even worked on projects with a couple of major public service organisations including the London Fire Brigade.

Do More...

One person launching another into the air - a metaphor for doing more

Do more –
Easy CMS updates & built in Web Apps

Easy CMS updates & built in Web Apps

A business website should load quickly, securely and incorporate a modern CMS (Content Management System) that enables you to easily carry out business tasks such as creating a quotation, updating an FAQ, publishing a new post on your blog or simply checking on how many visitors you had last month.

Web Design for 2023 and beyond

All new site builds and onboards incorporate our PHP/Laravel web application framework CMS as standard, allowing us to quickly integrate a wide range of tools from an early stage. Fast page updates, custom Web Apps, analytics reporting and customised databases can be configured and deployed as required with full support and training.

Having the flexibility to create custom solutions allows us to concentrate on helping clients and particularly start ups in Kent to improve their customer services as well as streamline their marketing systems.

Safe - fast - simple

We take a pragmatic approach to solving clients problems and prefer a minimal, less is more approach when building digital solutions.

In short we try to leave the kitchen sink methodology out of the process and leave in just what is needed to quickly get the job done. This approach to web development makes our CMS tools, Editors and Web Apps clutter free and easy to use.

Get Found...

SEO and SEM for the Legal Sector

Get found –
Target and connect with more prospects

Rank higher, then target and reach out to more prospects

A business website must be easily found via multiple channels and touch points to survive on today's crammed web. To rank within a search engine's results pages or gain popularity within your target social media groups a website must be well structured, secure and reasonably fast loading. Naturally written content that is genuinely helpful and has been thoughtfully optimised for the audience is a prerequisite in todays AI led search algorithms. From a visitors perspective the messaging needs to be instantly engaging and useful, giving the reader a good reason to investigate further and hopefully return.

Holistic Search Intent

The days of promising to make your business number one in a Google search are almost over. There are simply too many variables now. Keywords, although still relevant will soon be much less dominant when trying to be found online. You need to to consider the brand in everything and everywhere that you leave a digital footprint.

The development of search from returning a page with a static list, to delivering an interactive portal of related information is already well underway. AI (Artificial Intelligence) now determines how and why to recommend one brand above another when deciding how meaningful it's services might be to the portal user.

Organically led growth

Authenticity, credibility and reputation are quickly becoming the dominant factor in ranking for keywords and search related phrases, as scams and cyber crime make trust one of the most important ingredients in the marketing mix.

We encourage clients to be honest, realistic and hard working when it comes to working with us to achieve their marketing objectives related to SEO. Having a solid and organically grown online base creates stability upon which more focussed and directed multi-channel campaigns can then be planned.

What do you Need?

What do you need?
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We have been providing digital solutions to Small business professionals in London, Tunbridge Wells and West Kent since 2008. We moved to beautiful Broadstairs at the end of 2016 and are currently introducing a range of creative and marketing services to businesses in Canterbury and across East Kent.

HD Create Ltd
Suite 15 Fruitworks Coworking, 77 Stour Street
Canterbury CT1 2NR

Creative design, brand and digital development, SEO & Professional Services Marketing in Canterbury and throughout Kent