Epic Times needed to launch a new website and mobile apps - funding from NBSL helped them to realise the potential of their project.

 

Epic Times is a North East online Arts Industry magazine delivering the latest news and connecting businesses and people in their respective arts sectors (including Photography, Design, Marketing and Multimedia).

 

Business need

As Epic Times' entire business plan resided in online communication, they needed to ‘move with the times’ to launch a new website to include mobile apps. The company had been trying to enable this launch for a number of years but kept delaying because their limited budget would not cover the full cost of bringing in external expertise. They became aware of the North East Business Support Fund and realised they could realise their ambitions more speedily.

Solutions

They applied for support and were quickly able to bring in the right people to make the applications and website happen at last! Epic Times worked with their chosen consultant to produce the design and branding, develop the new apps and re-launch their updated website

Impact

The app and website have had fantastic feedback. Website visits and purchases of the app have soared. Epic Times are eagerly looking forward to a new platform of communication in the thriving North East Arts sector.

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