Welcome to 2019!

It’s our second day back in 2019. Christmas and New Year came and went in a flash. Now, we’re back to it. Having spent yesterday digesting what has been done and what needs to be done meant we didn’t have a second to spare. However now we’re in full flow we have time to write […]

SEO Basics For Beginners

SEO Basics First of all, don’t make the mistake of indexing your website too soon. Get everything in place before launch. Following our Small Biz 100 day talk, we’ve put together this little guide. It outlines everything you should do to your website before launching. Have you installed Google Analytics? If you have not, you […]

Our Year in Review 2018

January Unfortunately, most of January was spent harping on about our awesome 2017. Unfortunately we spent the next half of the year doing the same. It was a great year. This years’ objective – make 2018 even bigger and even better. In all aspects. So this began with us signing up for the Wye Valley […]

An Awesome End to the Year Thanks to Together

We’ve had some top days out at Sale Sharks thanks to UKFast and most recently Together We are, as a business, really fortunate to be surrounded by awesome people and awesome businesses. This year we’ve been lucky enough to have enjoyed excellent matchday hospitality at the local clubs we are associated with. Thanks to the […]

Small Business Saturday’s Small Biz 100 Class of 2018

Small Business Saturday’s Small Biz 100 Class of 2018 Small Business Saturday 2018 on the 1st December was pretty special for us. Why? It’s the first Small Business Saturday we’ve taken part in as an official Small Biz 100 business! You may have seen that we released a little teaser vid of our #SmallBiz100 day […]

Today is Small Business Saturday 2018!

Today is Small Business Saturday 2018! Today, Saturday 1st December, is no ordinary Saturday. No. Today is Small Business Saturday! Here is how to get involved: Small Businesses We want all kinds of small businesses to get involved, so know that whether you are a family business, local shop, online business, wholesaler, business service or […]

Afternoon Tea With Lord Young of Graffham at the House of Lords

On Monday 26th November, Marketing Director Chris was invited for afternoon tea with The Lord Young of Graffham at the House of Lords. The prestigious and exclusive event was organised by Michelle Ovens of Small Business Saturday. It was attended by other representatives of the Small Biz 100 2018. It was great to be able […]

The DM Lab Celebrated at House of Lords by Small Business Saturday

Hereford Business Celebrated At House Of Lords By Small Business Saturday LONDON, 26 NOVEMBER 2018: The UK’s top small businesses, including multi-award winning design and digital marketing agency The DM Lab from Hereford, received special recognition today at an exclusive House of Lords reception. The DM Lab was recognised as one of this year’s Small Biz 100. Recognised for […]

England v All Blacks – November 10th

England v All Blacks On Saturday the 10th of November we took our third trip to Twickenham this year! There was no chance we were going to miss out on an opportunity to see England v the All Blacks! Having never seen the AB’s ‘live’, ‘in person’ before it was something we were looking forward […]

Our Small Biz 100 Day – 14th November 2018

Our Small Business Saturday Small Biz 100 Day – Wednesday 14th November Aaaaaand breathe! Phew! What a day! Today was our Small Biz 100 day at the Hereford Business Solutions Centre, and nothing could have prepared us for how exhausting the day has been! In a good way of course! We were up bright and […]

World Kindness Day – Comfort U Bags

World Kindness Day Thanks to a chance proposition by our good friend Dave of Ledbury RFC, we were made aware of the great work Comfort U Bags do. Comfort U Bags (CUBs for short) is an initiative set up back in July 2017. CUBs are filled backpacks that are provided to children going into foster […]

More Details on our #SmallBiz100 Day

Our event is almost 50% full, thank you! Want to learn some SEO for beginners? Curious about how Google and digital marketing fit into the world of modern business? Read on! Here’s a few more details about our event on this coming Wednesday (14th November). The Hereford Business Solutions Centre will open at 9:00am. Head […]

Matchday Hospitality at Hereford FC

Matchday Hospitality at Hereford FC On Saturday 2rd November, we were kindly invited along for VIP matchday hospitality to Hereford FC. Our friend Charlotte from the Hereford Business Solutions Centre invited us as guests at their table. They were also the matchday sponsors so it was a real honour to be invited on that particular […]

Midlands Business Awards

Midlands Business Awards On Tuesday 30th October, we visited the Arden Hotel and Leisure Club in Solihull. It was our face to face interview with a panel of judges from the Midlands Business Awards. An exciting but very daunting experience – like nothing we’ve done before! Hopefully the nerves didn’t get the better of us […]

A Strategic Match Made in Heaven: The DM Lab Partners with ODOS Business Solutions

 A Strategic Match Made in Heaven: The DM Lab Partners with ODOS Business Solutions The Digital Marketing Laboratory – The DM Lab – has always consisted of a team of talented individuals bringing their unique experience and expertise together to provide a complete marketing service. An agency unlike any other out there. Now, The DM […]

Sunshine Radio Pride Awards 2018

Sunshine Radio Pride Awards 2018 Last night we were truly honoured – being in a room with so many great people, business and organisations. This time last year we were nervous wrecks, discovering we were the minnows in our category – but we won! However, despite winning, the night was brilliant. So much so that […]

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. […]