FDC

FDC is the first full service design agency in Leicestershire to respond to the specific needs and budgets of SMEs.

UK, East Midlands, Leicester

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Key Facts

Clients & Projects: 23
Reviews: 6
Average reviews rating:
4.5 Stars

Languages Spoken: Greek, English
No. of Employees: 11-20
Established: 2007
Joined WWDC: 2010

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Services
- Branding
- Content and Copy
- Design
- Hosting
- Online Marketing
- Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
- Development

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At last! Big agency ideas, but without the big price tag! FDC is the first full design agency in Leicestershire to service the needs of the Midlands� SMEs at a genuinely-affordable rate. Equally skilled at working with multi-million pound corporations, clients of this young, vibrant company to date already include industry heavyweights such as British Sugar and Davidsons. FDC is fast becoming the first port of call for tell-it-like-it-is design and marketing action plans. From website design and e-marketing, to copywriting and re-branding, FDC�s no-nonsense approach is the one they�re all talking about.

Industry Sectors

Food & Drink, Manufacturers & Engineers, Other, Media & Communication, Professional Services, Educational, Building & Construction, Entertainment, IT, Consumer Services, Recruitment, Retail

Tends to work with

Corporation / Public Company, Private Company, Entrepreneur, Small-Medium Enterprise (SME), Public Sector, Startup

General location of clients:

Midlands

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Hosting company: Rackspace

Recent Projects

  • Ents-Rep

    Ents-Rep
    http://www.ents-rep.com

    Ents-Rep is an entertainment agency that specialises in producing performers with unique skills to the advertising, marketing, corporate and function sectors. Read More

  • Premier Building Plastics

    Premier Building Plastics
    http://www.premierbuildingplastics.co.uk/home

    Premier Building Plastics is a one-stop shop for all of your trade and DIY building plastics needs. Established in 2006, and they offer solutions to all plastic solutions to households or office space. With a large variety of stock, and use highly recommended third party suppliers to ensure the b... Read More

  • Miracle Design and Play

    Miracle Design and Play
    http://www.miracledesignandplay.co.uk/

    Miracle Design and Play Limited is one of the UK’s leading bespoke outdoor play area providers. Read More

Recent Reviews

  • Reviewed on 16 Dec, 2010
    Company recommended by reviewer An instruction given to FDC was explicit - in the sense that the design of our site had to be simple and easy to use by any visitor - it also had to have the means in which prospective customers can order supply whilst visiting - ...  Read More

    James Newton
    — Intelligent mobility

  • Reviewed on 10 Aug, 2010
    Company recommended by reviewer fdc from start to finish were very good from the initial stage of deciding the content and layout of my website tothe final product very pleased with it ,the problem i now have is there are not enough key words to find my website ...  Read More

    jim gregory
    — amg school of motoring

  • Reviewed on 5 Aug, 2010
    Company recommended by reviewer An excellent choice - FDC have consistently delivered quality product on time & on budget! Also, most importantly, we have found that the results have been delivered and we are already looking at starting different projects with t...  Read More

    Phil Riley
    — Ola Holidays

Interview

Q : Describe your company in 5 words.
A : Fun, energetic, fresh, amicable, determined.

Q : Where do you see your company in 10 years time?
A : 20 highly-skilled staff working for 20+ SMEs on a regular basis.

Q : How was your company name chosen?
A : We are registered at Companies House as Focus DC Limited. We originally chose Focus as we wanted something which had a positive connotation, but which had not already been overused, particularly within the field of web design and marketing.

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Articles

The golden rules of selling through your website...
Dale's top tips: The golden rules of selling through your website...

The top 10 questions every designer should ask...
Alex's top tips: The top 10 questions every designer should ask...

The 10 biggest branding mistakes and how to avoid them
Nick’s top tips: The 10 biggest branding mistakes and how to avoid them

Sales Letter Versus Email
George’s top tips: sales letter versus email

Spam-proof your sales patter
Spam is to your in-box what its over-processed namesake once was to your sorry school sandwiches. But if you’re preparing for an e-marketing campaign, spam is much more than a minor irritation. If the cyber-gods deem your latest e-marketing communication to fall into this category, the worst case scenario is that you could get blacklisted, never to be seen or heard of again on the World Wide Web. But how do you beat them at their own game?

Should you trust a web development company?
WARNING: What you should know before you commit to a web development agency... Do you have time for the stress and hassle of having several different agencies working on your marketing? As a full design agency, FDC does it all, thanks to one highly-skilled, capable, close-knit team. Spot the basic differences between us and a one-trick web development agency...

“Are you risking a 40,000 Euro fine?"
If you're thinking of getting a e-commerce website, you need to approach every company you consider with caution. Why? Well, would you go to your local GP for open heart surgery? The wrong choice of web developer and designer may not cost you your life, but might risk the end of your business –as is the case for more than 60 unsuspecting companies, mostly in the Midlands region. Want to know why they’re each risking a fine of 40,000 Euros?

The real reason your emails don't get read
According to Ogilvy & Mather founding director, David Ogilvy, FIVE TIMES as many people read the headlines as read the body copy of an email. And added to that, more recent research suggests that it’s the FIRST TWO WORDS of this opener that determines your success. And did you know that according to advertising great John Caples stated that in a print ad, 75 PER CENT of buying decisions are made at headline level? We’re sure he’d view emails in pretty much the same way. So, if your headline sucks, you may as well pack up and go home.

What every website owner should know about SEO
Did you know that for less than the price of your lunchtime sandwich, you could have a dedicated team of search engine optimisation professionals bumping up your web traffic every day?

Why you already own the most prized asset of any business
Why does virtually every business spend thousands of pounds on netting brand new customers? It's a common mistake that's probably needlessly eating in to your profit margins right now. It's time to stop the rot for good!

10 insider secrets of brilliant bloggers
If you’re pondering taking your first steps into the blogosphere, you’re probably wondering how to encourage a loyal following. What to write about, how long to write for, how often and in what kind of style? Relax. The basics you need to start are all here...

Why do you need a professional for your e-marketing?
Entrusting your all-important e-marketing to a professional agency is money for old rope, right? WRONG! Far more than sending your own email software into meltdown and getting blacklisted is the least of your worries, says FDC creative director, Alex Chatimikes...

FDC get inside the heads of Psychiatry recruitment agents.
Birmingham-based recruitment agents ‘Psychiatry Doctors’ has signed a deal with FDC for the design and build of a brand new website to launch the company’s brand and image.

FDC plugs new website deal with electrical contractors
Leicestershire design agency FDC has sparked a deal to design and create a new website for Felixstowe electrical contracting company, Elec-Check.

FDC opens the gates to Investors Heaven
FDC has applied their design skills by branding and building a property networking site dedicated to investment fans.

Are you making these common business mistakes?
If you’ve been in business for more than a few years, these golden pieces of advice will more than likely apply to you. So read on, and be honest with yourself – and then give us a call on 0844 414 2687 to get you back on track with any – or all - of the suggestions below!

Generate cash without having to do a thing - here's how!
Answer this honestly: are you still sending out marketing information without really knowing if your prospects are interested in it? If the answer’s yes, I urge you to read on for just three minutes.

Is your website like a car without an engine?
Picture the scene. FDC has just created the website of your dreams. Its look and feel is exactly what your customers will love and the copy sells every last benefit of your product and service to your customer base.

Google's Domination
Google.com is the one of most visited websites on the internet. When you need information online where do you go? Google’s search engine is the first port-of-call for most internet users. Without it, how would you find the location of your nearest cinema? Or search online for informative material, images and maps?