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10% Off for Small Business Saturday

What's this - a Smoof blog post on the weekend?! Well folks, this isn't just any weekend (nor is it a Marks and Spencers weekend) - it's Small Business Saturday! Small Business Saturday is (in the words of the organisers) a grass-roots campaign which exists to support, promote and inspire…

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We're Rebranding - TKStarley is now Smoof!

Drumroll please! TKStarley is now Smoof. That’s right, we’ve rebranded! “But why?” we hear you ask. Good question! When Tom founded TKStarley all those years ago, he was a one-man band, and decided to name his new business to reflect this - he IS Tom Kemp Starley! Since…

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Our New Home in Birmingham

TKStarley have been providing website design and development services to a huge variety of clients for over twelve years now, and our recent growth and hiring of some awesome new team members meant we were on the lookout for a new home. Having spent a year working remotely, we decided…

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The Importance of Company Culture

Strong companies are built on strong teams, and strong teams are built on a solid sense of company culture. What is company culture? Company culture can be defined as a shared set of values, beliefs and rituals that govern the way a business is run. From Entrepeneur.com: “whether written…

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We are Hiring: Front End Developer

Company Overview TKStarley (soon to be rebranded as SMOOF) is a small but highly skilled digital design agency with a diverse and interesting portfolio of clients, from large companies to fast-paced startups. We specialise in beautiful design, clever UX and bespoke web and application development. We also love spending time…

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We Are Hiring: Full-Stack Developer

Company Overview TKStarley is a rapidly expanding digital design agency with a wide variety of clients. We specialise in a range of solutions, but our primary service offering is website design and development. We are currently also working on an event planning tool in-house (emble – https://emble.io), with a…

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Interning at TKStarley: the Inside Scoop

This summer we had Alex in on a web development work placement, and he’s kindly agreed to tell the world how much he loved working at TKStarley! First of all, I should probably tell you a little about myself before diving into all the great things I did at…

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Ecommerce Design Case Study: The Grape Store

Overview The owner of The Grape Store, John Lees, initially came to TKStarley for website maintenance. As soon as we began work, we saw the potential the site had, especially since John was truly passionate about the products he stocked. We had tonnes of ideas on how we could improve…

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