We are ib3 and we produce outstanding creative communications for our clients across Europe.
Simple really isn’t it? Well there’s obviously more to it than that! Sometimes it’s good to go back to basics and to look at your business and think who are we and what do we do? I don’t mean this in a deeply spiritual fashion like a gap yah (gap year) student going to Cambodia to find themselves, but just to actually understand why it is you get up on a Monday morning and do what you do. So if you’re interested about us, read on. You will find out what we do and why we do it. If you’re not, read it anyway, it might be fun.
What On Earth Do We Actually Do? (This section could be boring, but there is a lesson to it!)
This is a bit more than about us (marginally) We are a creative communications agency with offices in Tonbridge and Leeds. We specialise in digital and print marketing solutions for our clients. This ranges from PPC, website design and development, mobile apps to logo design, media management and everything in between. We have been in business now for over 18 years with clients ranging from Solicitors to Constructions firms, from Stockholm to Huddersfield.
We are a team of creative minds, tech wizards and commercial professionals all aiming to deliver the best of the best when it comes to our work. Steve and Frank set up the business in 1999 and we have gone from strength to strength. (to see more about the team, check this out: team) NOW STOP. With the greatest of respect to myself, this could get really boring, but you need to read it. What you do could be replicated by your competition. Yes we have been in business for 18 years, so have many other agencies. Yes we have global clients, so have many other agencies. Yes we have the desire and passion to create nothing less than outstanding, client focused, thought provoking creative, so do many… oh wait, not all agencies have that mantra. That’s what’s important.
Why Do We Do What We Do? (This is far from boring)
Steve, Frank and the rest of the team don’t get up every morning to come to the studio, churn out repetitive garbage and then go home for fish fingers, chips and beans every night. No, we get up with an air of anticipation of what the day will hold and what wonderfully unique ideas will be mixed into the creative cauldron today. We have a drive here and not one single person is allowed into our studio if they don’t share that drive. It’s a drive for excellence and a drive for the outstanding.
Our web developers want to produce the most user friendly, relevant, client specific sites that they can. Our designers want to produce the most eye catching, bespoke, creative artwork that they can. I want to manage the most beneficial, need fulfilling, ROI driving campaigns that I can.
We are proud of what we produce and we want our clients to be look at us as a valuable partner. We want other agencies and marketers to stop, look at our work and think ‘we need to up our game’. Most importantly, we want you to say ‘oh I didn’t think of that but it’s perfect’.
Don’t Just Settle
Creative agencies aren’t cheap, let’s be honest, but do you want cheap and cheerful or do you want the best? If you went parachute diving would you want the budget parachute that’s probably going to see you right, but you never know, or do you want the best parachute you can afford? I know what I’d pick. Quality is priceless, not expensive. This is the same with choosing an agency. Yes there are cheap alternatives out there and yes they will probably be ‘alright for now’ but this is your business. Why would you sell yourself short when there is another option? An outstanding option.
A lot of the creative that we produce is the first thing potential clients will see relating to your business. This could be a website, a tradeshow stand or a printed leaflet. You don’t want to take a chance that it’ll be ‘alright for now’ you want to be sure that it’s the best you can do.
Thanks for reading,