GDPR Compliance for Anna Kochetkova

Added GDPR compliance for Anna Kochetkova websites. The updates included a popup message to notify users that her site collects anonymous tracking data. Further info about General Data Protection Regulation for Australian businesses can be found at the OAIC website

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Google Chrome Security Changes

 In late 2017 Google started rolling out changes to Google Chrome (Chrome 56) to warn users on non-SSL sites that the web page is not secure. What is SSL? SSL stands for Secure Socket Layers and refers to the connection to your website being safe and any data it collects being encrypted to protect users. Why […]


In Balance Website Redesign

We are happy to have launched the new redesigned website for In Balance Bookkeeping Solutions. Diana wanted an online marketing refresh keeping the same brand colours and content. Our solution was to use the same elements in a modern way with improved readability and conversion funnel. The flat-lay photo was replaced with a stylish hero […]

Branding Is An Investment In Your Business

Many people see branding as an expense and try to work out how to save money on it, here at Scruffy Dog Studio we see branding as a very worthwhile investment in your business. Andie, recently presented a spotlight session over at Financially Empowered Women, a Facebook group run by Grace Mugabe from Financially Empowered, […]

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A Classic and Meaningful Brand

Creating a business from the ground up can be a big feat so when Jennie approached us to help her launch a new venture we were ready to support her with our business knowledge as well as our branding and technical expertise. Jennie decided to create her own business rather than buy an existing business […]

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A1 Caravans WordPress Training

We worked with a lovely Kiwi couple in Midland who own and operate A1 Caravans. Heather did WordPress training with us to learn how to administer and update their business website. We designed a template for weekend special ads that was a great success.

Wordpress V SquareSpace Which is best for your business

WordPress V SquareSpace: Which is best?

Not a week goes by that we don’t see someone asking which is better – WordPress or SquareSpace? It’s a bit like dog lovers v cat lovers, there are passionate people on both sides of the argument. Like pets we have a preference for website platforms but we think it is always worthwhile to look […]

A catchy name for a catchy product

Choosing a business name is a big decision, it’s vital to have something that reflects your brand, tells your audience what you do and also stands the test of time. So, when Claire  needed to find the perfect name for her reusable spill sheet she came to Scruffy Dog Studio knowing we would assist her […]

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Pantone’s 2018 colour of the year is here!

Pantone is the biggest name in colour in the design world and at the end of each year when the next “Colour of the Year” is released, its always a much awaited and anticipated event. For designers around the world it’s a bit like unwrapping an early christmas present that also lets them have truckloads […]


Mobile First & Mobile Responsive websites?

So just when you think you got it all figured out and have a relatively firm grip on techy words You overhear, Miss Smartie Pants talking about,  something called Mobile-First sites.  You go ahead and join in the Conversation, as this is easy, as you just got your “Mobile Responsive site” under control and know […]