Our Small Biz 100 Day is 3 Weeks Away!

Our Small Biz 100 Day is 3 Weeks Away! We’ve met a few clients who have been a little reluctant to optimise their website. Not because they don’t want to, but one horror story they’ve heard is enough to put them off. As a business whose point of existence is to help others, we want […]

Sale Sharks v Connacht – Saturday 20th October

This weekend just gone, we sponsored the U9s section of the Greyhound Juniors RFC to go on a ‘Mini Tour’! We funded the kids to take part in the Sale Sharks pre-match Festival of Rugby. After the festival they watched the Sharks take on Connacht in the Challenge Cup. We’ve an avid interest in both […]

Midlands Business Awards Finalist 2019

We are absolutely delighted to be announced as a finalist at the Midlands Business Awards! We are one of the finalists in the Midlands Corporate Commitment to the Community Award 2019 category at the Midlands Business Awards! Something we are particularly proud of this as it’s not about the success of the business, it’s about […]

Ledbury RFC’s Captain’s Lunch 2018

Ledbury RFC’s Captains Lunch 2018 The DM Lab had a pretty good couple of days. Finalists at the Herefordshire Business Awards and an invite to Ledbury RFCs Captain’s Lunch. We’ve a vested interest in supporting all the clubs we are involved with. The clubs look after us well and we are honoured to be so […]

The DM Lab – Support in the Community

The reason our business succeeds is that we help other businesses grow. Everybody needs a little help sometimes As long as we can remember, being in business, we’ve always looked to support the community. In our early days in was indulging our interests through the business – sponsoring sports teams we played for. As we […]

Herefordshire Business Awards 2018

Herefordshire Business Awards 2018 Last years’ inaugural Herefordshire Business Awards was awesome. The first of its kind in Hereford, plus we picked up an award. We’re all about helping other businesses, so this year we wanted to take our involvement a step further. Support the event and celebrate the range of great businesses, big and […]

Coil Payments WordPress Plugin (XRP)

Coil Payments WordPress Plugin (XRP) Being huge fans of XRP and Ripple, we have decided to make a raw WordPress plugin for those that need to install the Coil payment system on their WordPress site, see the instructions below: Download the zip file here Upload to your website through the wordpress plugin installer Activate the […]

The #SmallBiz100 Blue Tie Event at the Phoenix Arts Club

After a brilliant 2017, we knew we had to make 2018 even bigger. Even better. Even more successful. We made it as a finalist in the Best of Britain awards, narrowly missing out. However 1 of 2 Midlands region finalists and only 1 of 10 nationally, we weren’t too cut up about it. We did […]

Herefordshire Business Awards 2018 Finalist

Last year, the first ever awards we have ever been considered for were the Herefordshire Business Awards. We were nominated for ‘Growing Business of the Year’ at last years’ Herefordshire Business Awards and did not know what to expect on the night. However we won! It was a monumental moment in the history of our business. […]

Small Business Community Impact

This is a fantastic piece from peak.be – and it absolutely epitomises everything we do. We are a small business and we have a very active role in the community – especially given the size of our business. The research, put together in this report, is very relatable to us. We’ve always had an interest […]

The DM Lab & UKFast – Case Study

The DM Lab is a UKFAST Partner Offering Premium Hosting Services Today marks 5 years, to the day, we have been a UKFast Partner. This is what Chris Tipping, Marketing Director at The DM Lab, had to say about our relationship with UKFast. Covering what they offer and how it has improved our business. In […]

The DM Lab’s #SmallBiz100 Day – 14th November

For our #SmallBiz100 day, we really want to help other small businesses We feel that every business can benefit from brilliant marketing made simple. That is why for our #SmallBiz100 day we really wanted to showcase to businesses what we are all about. Maybe you’ve heard of us, seen us on social media or are […]

SEO For Beginners: How To Get Found Online

We’re speaking at Sian E Conway‘s & Ethical Hour‘s event – ‘SEO for Beginners: How to Get Found Online’ We’ll be showing you how you can effectively implement SEO to help you increase your online presence. Increasing your visibility on the web is crucial in such a competitive market. If you’re asking your self the […]

Sharks v Warriors – Matchday Hospitality

Yesterday (Sunday 9th September) was another awesome day at the AJ Bell for Sharks v Warriors. We were treated to matchday hospitality for the first home game of the 2018 / 2019 season. Following on from our invitation to the last game from the 2017 / 2018. We were always making the trip up regardless, […]

One4all Spotlight Award Presentation

Any recognition for our work is both humbling and appreciated. We’re so pleased to have picked up a Spotlight Award recently! With a primary focus on growing other people’s businesses, we neglect our own a bit. We’ve addressed this lately by posting on social media regularly and blogging. We know we’re doing a good job, […]

#SmallBiz100 Day – November 14th

Small Business Saturday is now in its 6th year this year. The first Small Business Saturday UK took place on 7 December 2013 with subsequent celebrations taking place on 6 December 2014, 5 December 2015, 3 December 2016 and 2 December 2017. In 2018, the event is being held on 1 December. We’ve always got […]

The DM Lab Named One Of UK’s Top ‘Small Biz 100’

Herefordshire’s ‘The DM Lab’ has been named as one of the UK’s top ‘Small Biz 100’ by Small Business Saturday. The DM Lab, The Digital Marketing Laboratory, a design and digital marketing agency specialises in online marketing, SEO, PPC, social media, web and graphic design, has been selected as a trail-blazer in the official count-down […]

How Do You Judge a Company?

Someone trying to be us cost us work 🙁 Something happened to us at the weekend that frustrated us. We produce work for a client, high-quality design work, work that we’re proud of. The clients’ in-house team then take elements of our work, mix it with their own to create a ‘Frankesign’. See what we […]

Team DM Lab – The ‘Lab Rats’

We’re avid gamers here at The DM Lab. So, when an opportunity arose to play games under the guise of both work and representing the business, we were all in! What are we talking about?! SEM Cup League 2018 is an Xbox One and PS4 FIFA 18 league, open to all digital Search Engine Marketing […]

Love Energy Savings – Best of Britain Awards Finalist

Love Energy Savings – Best of Britain Awards Finalist Although we didn’t win the award, we are incredibly proud to have got as far as we did. One of ten finalists nationwide is a great achievement and we’re grateful that our story was recognised by the judges. Congratulations to our fellow Midlands region finalist Larkfleet […]

We’ve Been Selected as One of the #SmallBiz100!

Building on our incredible successes in 2017, we’ve been selected as one of the #SmallBiz100! 2018… We’ve not mentioned it for a while, so we thought we would. Again. Sorry not sorry! 2017 was a great year for us. Picking up 2 awards was a particular highlight. One was for ‘Growing Business of the Year’ […]

One4all Spotlight Awards Winner

We’ve been fortunate enough to be recognised at the One4all Spotlight Awards! The One4all Spotlight Awards are annual awards that recognises the best employees in 28 different categories. These include Employee of the Year awards across 11 industry sectors. In addition to team categories, rising stars and unsung heroes. Following a thorough judging process by […]

Best of Britain Finalists for the Midlands Region!

We are now through to the final stage of the Best of Britain Business Awards 2018! We are hugely excited to have been shortlisted alongside Larkfleet Homes as Midlands Regional Finalists for the Best of Britain Business Awards 2018. In two weeks time we’ll find out if we’ve been successful, we can’t wait! However being […]

Wye Valley Challenge Chepstow to Hereford Ultramarathon

Wye Valley Challenge Chepstow to Hereford 100km What a weekend taking on the Wye Valley Challenge Chepstow to Hereford 100km ultramarathon. Since committing to the ultrachallenge way back at the start of January we’d been preparing. Entering all sorts of events, both running and cycling, gradually building up the distances month on month. Thinking we’d […]

The DM Lab Brand & Name

We’re quite particular about our brand. We know how to express and present it. The DM Lab are not just any old digital marketing agency. We are THE Digital Marketing Laboratory. Not ‘the DM labs’, not ‘DM labs’ not any variation other than The DM Lab. Trust us, we’ve seen a few variations! It’s in […]