A few articles of interest

From time to time we'll post some snippets we think you'll find interesting. We'll try not to rant & rave too much...


Day to day running of the Format.ie

Working from home has its advantages; hours to suit, take breaks when you want, keep costs down, and being able to enjoy the natural beauty around us. However, 99% of the time, we actually put in more hours.

We’ve learnt over the years how to separate working from home and family life. Having a separate office has helped and enjoying what we do makes it much easier

Date: Autumn 2016
Author: Lisa Lomax

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The Format Office

Technology – good or bad thing

I think technology is a very good thing. I can use my technology a lot to talk to my friends, and it helps me to keep in touch with people I don’t see much like my cousin in England.

As a young person I use my technology too much, and perhaps I could use it a little bit less.

What I like doing on my phone is building houses on apps like Minecraft and taking silly pictures and sending them to my friends.

Date: September 2016
Author: Guest blogger Katie Lomax, aged 10

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Katie Lomax with a silly photo

Writing Content for Your Website

Where do you start? First of all, think about the main areas of information you want to get over to your audience and the sub-pages leading off from these. When your customer first lands on your website, remember that your website is your first salesperson so it has to impress.

Date: Summer 2016
Author: Lisa Lomax

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Writing Content for Your Website

Why Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Is Critical For Your Website

So your website is launched, it looks elegant and professional but in the space of three months, it hasn’t moved up the search engine rankings when you google “financial brokers Dublin” for example. Someone pipes up, “is the website optimised?”

Date: Summer 2016 for The Financial Broker Magazine
Author: Lisa Lomax

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Piba - Why Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Is Critical For Your Website