User Testing: How a couple of cups of coffee saved me thousands

User Testing: How a couple of cups of coffee saved me thousands

If you found out right now that there was just one thing you could do that would save time and money and would improve your digital products all at once, you’d do it right? Actually, you probably wouldn’t and here’s why… I know this because I still see agencies and clients big and small...

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5 Things That Caught Our Eye This Week

5 Things That Caught Our Eye This Week

Here at We Are Star’s currently virtual but nonetheless impressive HQ, we’re always scanning the headlines for the most remarkable industry news, inspiration and creativity that we’re learning from and want to share with our audience.  This week, we’ve found some amazing stories; from the...

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5 Things That Caught our Eye This Week

5 Things That Caught our Eye This Week

At the We Are Star (remote) offices, we’re always on the lookout for most striking industry news, inspiration and relevant stories that we’re constantly learning from and want to share with our audience. From the continuous momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement to screaming therapy from...

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10 mistakes that are hindering your digital projects

10 mistakes that are hindering your digital projects

Delivering digital comes with a range of challenges that need to be considered so they don’t derail your projects. If your digital department is fully in-house, working alongside a digital partner or with freelancers and contractors, the many moving parts of a digital project is always...

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Back to the Office After Lockdown

Back to the Office After Lockdown

Returning to the work place after over three months of lockdown is one completely bizarre phenomenon that none of us could have foreseen before the pandemic. But even more weird than that, is going into the office for the first time and meeting your boss for the first time after working together...

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We Are One.

We Are One.

I’m not usually one for the self-congratulatory article but I woke up yesterday and had the sudden realisation that it’s been exactly one year since we launched We Are Star. It felt remiss to not write an article if for no other reason than to remind myself how far we’ve come in a year. We...

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Beyond the Wireframe: 5 Reasons You Need to Take UX Design More Seriously

Beyond the Wireframe: 5 Reasons You Need to Take UX Design More Seriously

When you use a digital product whether that’s a website or an app, do you think “this looks pretty”, or “this is easy to use!”? Chances are, it’s a bit of both. User Experience or UX design is a process that ranges from interaction design, information architecture, visual direction, usability,...

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5 Ways Digital Partners Can Work Alongside In-House Teams

5 Ways Digital Partners Can Work Alongside In-House Teams

“We Are Star sounds great, but we have an internal team!” This is one of the most frequent things we hear from potential agency clients as most do indeed have state-of-the-art internal teams that don’t find it necessary to outsource.  In fact though, most, if not all agencies outsource to some...

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5 Things Agencies need to Consider in a Post-Covid World

5 Things Agencies need to Consider in a Post-Covid World

All of a sudden, 2019 seems like a long time ago. As the world starts to emerge from the chaos of the Coronavirus, things are already feeling different and it’s becoming clearer that we won’t be returning to ‘normal’ any time soon. It raises questions around what we can improve in the New Normal...

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5 Reasons Your Business Needs an App and 5 Reasons it Doesn’t

5 Reasons Your Business Needs an App and 5 Reasons it Doesn’t

Apps are all the rage right now and that’s because we check our phones a lot. Something like 160 times a day if we’re going to be statistical. Our dependency on mobile phones reflects our reliance on apps to engage with and buy from our favourite brands and most advice tells us; get an app for...

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