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This is the Fox & Owl Media blog.

Here we blog about business, entrepreneurship, website design, social media and digital media in general.

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Instagram & Spam:  What You Need to Know

Instagram & Spam: What You Need to Know

I adore Instagram. It’s a lovely platform to use and you can discover people all over the world who create amazing things. However, there’s one aspect of the platform that spoils the fun a bit for me. The spam and the bots (short for “robots”). The prevalence of spam...

Sharing Other People’s Content on Instagram

Sharing Other People’s Content on Instagram

Every minute of every day, amazing photos and images are shared from all over the globe on Instagram.  There’s a quiet, unspoken pressure in the community to create a gorgeous account.  No wonder it’s so tempting to share other people’s images and hope that the glam...

Instagram & Your Content:  The Legal Stuff

Instagram & Your Content: The Legal Stuff

Sharing content with the world every day is fun.  You interact with people all over the world, you see parts of the globe that you wouldn’t have seen, and you get glimpses into other people’s lives.  All through the magic of smart devices and the Internet. But to be...

Ladyboss Rockstar Nicola Ashe from Ask Ashe

Ladyboss Rockstar Nicola Ashe from Ask Ashe

I first came across Nicola in August of last year, I think.  I was scrolling through Nadia van der Mescht's Instagram feed and noticed the username "askashe" pop up with relative frequency.  I also saw her featured I one of Nadia's Insta stories where Nicola was...

Why Your Website Needs a Disclaimer

Why Your Website Needs a Disclaimer

By having a website, you’re collecting data on your visitors, whether you actively set out to gather and analyse that data or not.  You’re also entering a relationship with the people who visit your site.  To protect yourself, your website and your content from...

Ladyboss Rockstar Emma Weise from Fresh Sage

Ladyboss Rockstar Emma Weise from Fresh Sage

A few months back, I came across Emma from Fresh Sage on Facebook.  She's the owner of a Facebook group called The Branding Kitchen.  Obviously, it's about branding - something I'm passionate about and that I do for my clients, so I requested to join.  Fresh Sage is a...

My Rebrand:  A Mini Brand Revamp – Part 2

My Rebrand: A Mini Brand Revamp – Part 2

This is the second post in my series on the revamp of the Fox & Owl Media brand.  The first post can be found here.   The Start of a Brand New Brand Solution Skip back a few months, where I came across a Facebook group that looked interesting.  It was about...

My Rebrand:  A Mini Brand Revamp

My Rebrand: A Mini Brand Revamp

If you’ve taken a close look at my website during the last four weeks, you’ve likely seen a few changes happening.  It’s now become obvious that I have undergone a mini rebrand.  I say “mini”, because I was happy with most of the elements of my brand, but I was...

How I’m Keeping Myself Organised this Year

How I’m Keeping Myself Organised this Year

This is a follow-up to a post I wrote in January which you can read here.  It's the beginning of April and the end of the first quarter of the year.  I started the year with the intention of keeping myself, my biz and my life more organised than I had been last year. ...

My Quirky Playlist for Blissful Writing

My Quirky Playlist for Blissful Writing

And now for something completely different.  I wanted to take a break from the heavy-reading biz blog posts for a bit to share something fun.  I have mentioned before that I can't listen to music with English lyrics while I write because it distracts me.  When a...

Why Your Website Needs Regular Maintenance

Why Your Website Needs Regular Maintenance

I firmly believe in regular maintenance of websites.  The simplest and most obvious reason is thus:  technology, especially online tech, changes at such a speed, that it’s easy to get left behind with old versions (which may contain bugs because of certain changing...

Why Your Website Needs a Contact Page

Why Your Website Needs a Contact Page

You’ve gone through the work of writing engaging copy and making a beautiful website.  You can now reward yourself with a huge mug of tea and ice-cream – not together though... that’s gross, even for me.  But you can enjoy tea-flavoured ice-cream because that’s a real...

Why Your Website Needs a Blog Page

Why Your Website Needs a Blog Page

There is a lot of hype online around blogging, content creation and content marketing to improve your profile as an expert, advertise your business, and, in the much longer term, increase your sales.  In this post, I’m going to discuss the benefits of having a blog...

Melissa De Klerk

Writer, Web Designer, Digital Media Strategist, Typophile, Inspiration Junkie, Yogi

Melissa is the owner and creative brain behind Fox & Owl Media.  She loves creating websites and digital media strategies, and has considerable experience with Website Design and Brand Management.

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