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 […]

Are You Using Google Posts?

If you blog regularly for your website, you’ll love Google Posts. But if you hate blogging, you’ll also love Google Posts! However, if you’re not using Google Posts, then now is as good a time as any to start using them. They’re so easy and simple to use! We’ll talk you through how to do […]

A New Experience, A New Beginning

My first week as the new apprentice has been an enjoyable working experience. It certainly has been an experience so far. A week full of learning, having to learn a brand-new skill set for the job. I was thrown straight into the deep end being given a website to redesign. Nevertheless I did not complain. […]

Booklet, Brochure & Programme Design

We love producing booklets and programmes. For any event or any sport, we’re your guys! We.ve totted up a number of projects in our portfolio. Each an improvement on the last. With the printing service we also offer, plus delivery to you, we offer the complete service. From concept, to design, print and delivery, The […]

Logo & Banding Design – The DM Lab

Our finest work with regards to logo and branding has got to be our own. We are immensely proud of what we’ve built. Both the brand and the message, everything has been thought out with a purpose in mind. Our brand was almost a year in the making so it’s an area we have personal […]

Event Marketing – LeftFest 2016

We were fortunate enough to work with the guys who launched LeftFest back in 2016. For this, the organisers needed a poster to dot about the county and further. This was what we came up with, one our favourites, even today! In addition flyers were needed to distribute to advertise the brand new event. We […]

The DM Lab’s Photograph Restoration Service

When it comes to design, we’re pretty adaptable – our portfolio also includes photograph restoration. From large format and business stationery, to 3D rendered graphics and even photograph restoration. This blog focuses on the latter. We had an unusual request to restore some old family photographs following a reunion. A few family members wanted copies […]

Large Format Design & Print

Our design work comes in all shapes and sizes. By shapes we mean portrait or landscape orientation. By sizes we mean from business cards right up to canvas banners, pop-up banners and even exhibition displays. Below are a couple of pop-up banners we’ve designed for various clients and events. Large format printing, like pop-up banners […]

Harvey – New Team Member

The DM Lab would like to introduce to you our newest recruit – Harvey! Harvey is the newest addition to The DM Lab team. We worked with The Development Manager to recruit Harvey as an apprentice. He is a young upcoming star. Leaving secondary school with a high grade in computing and fresh out of […]

Graphic Design & Illustration Services

We are capable of producing any kind of graphic, illustration or design. We do have a style, a unique, honed style, but this is not a limiting factor. As you can see by the video below, we’ve been fortunate to be involved in all manner of projects. From corporate and realistic designs and imagery, to […]

The DM Lab’s Graphic Design Services

We’re quite adaptable when it comes to graphic design services. If you’ve scrolled through our graphic design work on our projects page, you may think ‘we’re too this’ or ‘we’re too that’. You’d be wrong! We can produce anything. We have grunge, to corporate, fun and serious designs. Whatever the brief, we can accommodate. We […]

Herefordshire Business Awards 2018 Sponsor

The DM Lab are proud sponsors of the ‘Small to Medium Business of the Year’ Just one of the categories at the Herefordshire Business Awards 2018 After being in business for 8 years, 4 of those being as The DM Lab, last year saw us pick up our first award. EVER! It was at the Herefordshire Business […]

Sunshine Radio Pride Awards 2018 Sponsors

Last year we were lucky enough to pick up an award at the Sunshine Radio Pride Awards 2017 for ‘Entrepreneur / Business of the Year’. Very unexpected based on who we were up against! However very gratefully received, and the Sunshine Radio Pride Award is still proudly displayed on our wall in our office. As […]

Facebook Page Cover Image Dimensions July 2018

If you manage a Facebook page, you may (or may not) have noticed the cover image dimensions (photo or video) have changed. We noticed the cover image dimensions have changed on our Facebook page and have been trying to figure out how it resizes from desktop to mobile. Very irregular especially on some phones. If […]