A little update about what Droplet Media is up to…
After a few years of working from a home office, I decided to take the plunge and rent some office space. I decided it was necessary because I think that potential clients are put off by the image of someone working from a residential property. Especially corporate clients. That hunch has been vindicated by an increase in new business.
Also it gives me the ability to have meetings at the office, keeping my work and home life separate, and has improved my productivity by reducing distractions.
My business is quite busy at the moment, and if I get any busier I’ll need to bring in some help. So a proper office is just the ticket.
The Clay Factory near Ivybridge
After some looking around I decided to rent some space in an ex-industrial building near Ivybridge. As the name suggests it’s a former Clay Factory. It houses several businesses and a lot of artist’s studios. There is a friendly and creative vibe to the place which I like a lot. There were various units available and I plumped for a funky ‘treehouse’ unit, made of timber and glass and overlooking a communal space which is used for Art exhibitions and a regular popup vegan cafe.
Having a dedicated meeting space means I can invite my clients to schedule an appointment with me via an online form. If you would like to chat to me about a new web project, please try it out:
Web app development
While the bulk of my business is building websites for small businesses, I’m beginning to specialise in building web apps (websites which require custom code, are interactive and perform complex tasks). This is a very exciting and fast-moving area in web development, and I’m keen to get more projects on the books. If you are considering a web app project, I’d love the chance to chat to you about it.