Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th July 2018

Since summer 2018 keeps on giving, in both a weather and event context, we’ll keep taking! Saturday It was another scorcher this weekend and with loads going on, we had to start early to cram it all in. It started on Saturday, early on Saturday with a look at what Sunshine Radio Horsepower Motor Show […]

We’re Now a ‘Pink’ Tier Printed.com Customer!

As we’ve mentioned previously, we offer design AND print under one roof, thanks to Printed.com. Fortunately this service has been widely well received and we have successfully undertaken a significant number of print jobs since we joined in May 2017. In fact we have had 42 print jobs to date, averaging about 3 projects a […]

Fire Engines, Knights, Princesses & Cider!

Another busy weekend this weekend gone for us! Since summer is here and apparently not just for a day or two like summers past, we are making the very most of it! Supporting local events and organisations while also spending time with our families. The weekend before last was the Sundogs Festival, last weekend was […]

Shobdon Food and Flying Festival 2018

Shobdon Food and Flying Festival This weekend saw the annual Shobdon Food and Flying Festival return to Shobdon Airfield for 2018. The sun was game for the weekend at least! We had to decide which day to visit and opted for the Sunday. Why? To see the Spitfire and Hurricane…Along with all the other cool […]

Sundogs Festival 2018

Event marketing and management for the Sundogs Festival 2018 As soon as last years’ Sundogs Festival finished, we still had work to do. We collected hundreds of event photos and hours of video footage that would all help towards marketing this years’ event. Preparation began for the 2018 festival by producing an infographic summarising the […]

Happy Birthday to The DM Lab!

Although we began trading in 2010, the business took a new, focused direction in 2014 when we rebranded from McTip IT to The DM Lab. Since June 6th, 2014 (coincidentally D-Day so at least we won’t forget our own birthday) we have enjoyed continued and growing success. We’ve met some great people and businesses along […]

Pegasus Ultra Running – #TheVOGUM

Pegasus Ultra Running – #TheVOGUM Any business owner will know that if you put your mind to something, anything can be achieved. If you don’t try, you’ll never know what can be done. We took this mentality from the workplace and challenged ourselves this weekend. We stepped out of our comfort zone and literally into […]

Luctonians ‘Lucs in Pink’ Framed Shirt

They are coming thick and fast now. As mentioned in a previous post, our new office is looking pretty bare so we want to fill it up with stuff we are proud of and most importantly we are a part of. This one epitomises that. We got stuck into Breast Cancer Awareness month Back in […]

Greyhound RFC League Winners Shirt

Our ‘Wall of Fame’! We’ve got a couple of Sale Sharks signed shirts. We’ve got an awesome pink shirt with our logo on as part of ‘Lucs in Pink’. To add to this, we’ve got a shirt courtesy of Greyhound RFC – Midlands 5 West (North) league champions! You know by now we’re huge rugby […]

Sale Sharks Signed Euro Competition Shirt

We’ve got a new office in the centre of town. It’s pretty bare at the minute but we’re slowly filling it up! So far, we have a signed Denny Solomona shirt, but since then we’ve been able to add a Sale Sharks European Competition shirt signed by the team! We picked this up at their […]

Absolute Heartbreak Today for Luctonians

There was only one place we were going to be today…Mortimer Park With so much riding on the outcome of today’s game, there was no other place we’d be as players, sponsors but most of all supporters of the club. With an inflatable obstacle course for the kids, a taster of what’s to come in […]

Sale Sharks Matchday Hospitality & End of Season Awards

What an incredible day Saturday 5th May was for The DM Lab at Sale Sharks! If you didn’t already know, we were invited to Sale Sharks by our partners UKFast for an awesome matchday hospitality experience, the match itself and then onto The Mere for their End of Season Awards Dinner. The day started early […]

The Great Escape…?

Another weekend gone, another game of rugby behind us. Last Saturday we went up to Mortimer Park to get behind the boys. Lucs are currently second from bottom, in the relegation zone. They have 2 games in hand over other teams because of postponed fixtured during one of the several winters we’ve experienced! In order […]

As a successful business it is important to give back to the community

As any business owner knows, it’s important to have goals and aspirations. This year, we’re able to call ourselves a multi-award winning company thanks to our successes last year. Every step we take is a step in the right direction. Every business owner has a hero, whether it’s a pioneer in their industry or simply […]

The Rugby Season is Drawing to a Close…

The trouble with being so active in supporting local sports clubs means that we, unfortunately, can’t be everywhere all at once! This weekend we took a trip over to Ledbury RFC to support their One Club Day. Not only that we wanted to get a look at our newly erected pitchside boards. The clubs we […]

The DM Lab – A Mighty Micro Business!

With under 10 employees we consider The DM Lab to be so much more than a Micro Business. Why? We’ve put together a few points below to explain what it is our Micro Business, The DM Lab, does and what we want to achieve… Here’s a brief description of our Micro Business, the products or […]

Sale Sharks v Worcester Warriors

As usual, there’s loads going on here but it probably wouldn’t be of any interest. So, as not to neglect our blog further, here’s something a little more interesting… Here at The DM Lab we’re huge fans of rugby. Following recent trips to Twickenham to see England v Wales and England v Ireland, we took […]

Signed Sale Sharks Shirt Thanks to Denny Solomona!

This week was the same as any other week. Working on projects, meetings, calls and picking up a few new jobs. However this week was made even more amazing than usual with the addition to something very cool. Thanks to Olivia and UKFast, our amazing partners, we have received something very cool which we are […]

How We Have Built Brand Consistency

How We Have Built Brand Consistency Our brand (and brand consistency) is the story that connects you, the people, to the services we offer. As a design and digital marketing agency, we like to thing we do things well. We like to think we do things properly too! We’re not sure how engaging digital marketing […]

The DM Lab – A Small Digital Marketing Agency With BIG Ambitions

The DM Lab – A Small Digital Marketing Agency With BIG Ambitions Well, we’re well into 2018 now and we have already met some great new people and businesses through our agency. We get asked these questions frequently. So here is a little introduction to our digital marketing agency The DM Lab. Where we came […]

The DM Lab: January Review

It’s the end of the first month of 2018. It’s gone pretty quick! However we still can’t let go of 2017 and can’t bring ourselves, still, to say goodbye. It was a fantastic year. The business achieved so much and we as individuals did so much. We put together this infographic over on visual.ly of The […]

No Tangible End Product?! No Problem!

The DM Lab Digital Marketing Iceberg How original. An analogy about how what we do (digital marketing) and how it can be likened to an iceberg. A digital marketing iceberg. How? Because much of what we do goes unseen. Ah, so you do nothing and this post is justifying it?! Nah. As there is no […]

Great Digital Marketer Or A Good Digital Marketer?

Question – what makes a good digital marketer a great digital marketer The difference between a good digital marketer and a great digital marketer is… A couple of hours! That’s our take on Search Engine Journal‘s latest poll on Twitter anyway! It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be – […]

The DM Lab Team Wye Valley Challenge 2018

We’ve committed to the Wye Valley Challenge! The Wye Valley Challenge is a 100km walk / jog / run from Chepstow to Hereford. The DM Lab team aren’t strangers to events. Whether they be running, cycling, swimming or canoeing. Over Christmas last year we set our team goals, aside from our important business goals. We […]

What Does it Take to be A Credible Digital Marketer?

What Does it Take to be A Credible Digital Marketer? We see people banding around ‘Digital Marketer’ as a profession all too often. What does it actually take to be deemed as a credible digital marketer? Dabbling with a business’ social media account makes me a digital marketer, right? I wrote a blog therefore I’m […]