When Ian met Mike

When Ian met Mike

Local Brighton author Mike Kingston recently met with Lord of the Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen at the actors’ pub in East London. The Grapes pub, purported to once serve Charles Dickens, features in novels A Flyblown Solution and A Candle for Consuela and Sir Ian,...

Peter Bartram’s Headline Murder… Rebranded

Peter Bartram’s Headline Murder… Rebranded

There’s a rebrand underway for Peter Bartram, the prolific author of the Colin Crampton mystery series. Did we mention he also helped setup Red Nomad almost ten years ago? Here’s a sneak peek at his first book, Headline Murder, featuring Brighton’s very own...

A Flyblown Solution

A Flyblown Solution

Full stack indie publishing of A Flybown Solution by Mike Kingston. From manuscript conversion to cover design and KDP publishing, website design & build, and mailing list setup and management, Red Nomad can handle it all! Available on Amazon now.

Active Campaign development

Active Campaign development

Automated audience-nurturing campaign development for prominent author. Database analysis, rebuild, and sanitisation. Removal of duplicates, implementation of standards, rebuild of process flow for all new subscribers. Migrated list-based eco-system to tag-based in...

WordPress 6 Point 2 Drop Incoming

WordPress 6 Point 2 Drop Incoming

A quick note to mention Automatic will be launching WordPress 6.2 as a milestone release later today. As usual, third-party developers have been feverishly working to develop stable versions of their popular plugins before the drop, but (as ever) they often rarely...

WordPress 6 point 0 Updates Rolling Out

WordPress 6 point 0 Updates Rolling Out

May 26th saw Automatic roll-out version 6 of their ever popular WordPress CMS platform. And, as usual, there's work to be done in order to keep things moving. Plugin authors are notoriously lax at maintaining their own plugins, typically leading to many casualties of...

Climate coverage in southern Ethiopia

Climate coverage in southern Ethiopia

Red Nomad are currently helping Irish NGO Trocaire develop key visual coverage for the ongoing devastating drought in eastern Africa. Considered one of the worst droughts in Africa for decades, many communities living in the horn of Africa are on the verge of...

Imaging Aid Work in Ethiopia’s Borena Zone

Imaging Aid Work in Ethiopia’s Borena Zone

Multifaceted humanitarian framework rollout in southern Ethiopia. This CST-Together-led project embeds essential systems and processes in many of the most remote village clusters to combat drought, hunger, gender inequality, and educational poverty. Enhancing...

Redesigning website landing pages to improve UXUI

Redesigning website landing pages to improve UXUI

We recently discussed an update to Alison's core author website home page. We decided on a slightly more streamlined UX to speed up brand acquisition, solidify subscription performance via an alternative subscription method, and to improve the overall UI using a...

CST Ethiopia rebrand concept – Logo

CST Ethiopia rebrand concept – Logo

Working with CST-Ethiopia, we created a proof-of-concept showcase for a organisation-wide rebrand. Phase 1 focused on the logo, core colours, and fonts. Phase 2 took these concepts a step further, working the ideas in to new documentation, marketing materials, and...

The end of JPEG or why WebP is best for most

The end of JPEG or why WebP is best for most

When Google released their proprietary image format, WebP to little fanfare, industry giants all conferred that the standard image format used by the internet (the venerable JPEG) was standard for a reason - it worked across the board and saved small, why change it?...

Enhancing Client Relationships

Enhancing Client Relationships

Building a customer base is hard, keeping your customers happy is even harder. We often work with people who need websites built with WordPress - a simple portal to promote their brand and in turn grow their customer base. It’s a bread and butter kinda gig which we...