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Updates from me Simon Duffill on anything I think may be helpful or informative or just plain silly in the creative world.

You can now book Vocal Coaching online!

vocal recording studio
You can now book Vocal Coaching in Weston-super-Mare Online. Simon Duffill at Vocal Media is now offering online booking and card payment for Vocal Coaching at his Studio in Weston-super-Mare. Vocal Media has teamed up with to offer an online calendar and card booking, direct from the vocal media website. Now booking a vocal coaching session has never been easier. Just click...
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Why is an SSL certificate important for the latest Google update?

Most of the businesses are online these days and there is a list of information we provide on these portals which is sensitive when it comes to our digital security. When an SSL certificate is installed on a site, it makes sure that the data which the users share with the website is securely delivered to the website without a man-in-the-middle attack. When SSL is installed on a website, you can s...
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Collaboration…if you want to be a record maker..yeh!

Many artists and creatives work alone trying to build there profile or trying to reach a much wider audience.  Many I speak to aren't big enough or don't have the funds to employ a company to do it for them. They want to do some of the work but they would like someone to help.  Some have had a go at building their own Website or Facebook page and have had some success. Time, however, d...
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Beautiful responsive website with online booking

Brechfa Forest Barns
I am delighted to have been working with Nikki and Jason Mulvey on their new responsive website. I have been helping them promote their Dog Friendly Holiday Accommodation. Key Features on the site Nikki had several key requests she wanted to achieve: Intergrated online booking system Linked with her Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest accounts Be mobile f...
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Create a great sung performance in an hour!!!

First Impression Song
How singer can really connect with your audience. This is a tool I have been using for some time. You can really tell the difference between someone who has learned the words and the music...and someone who becomes the song. This process helps you really get inside the song during the learning process. I have worked with it now for over 15 years and it really works Click the link below to down...
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Music and Singing day

Track Editing
Music and Singing are on the menu today. Sat in front of the Mac editing a track for a client before heading to Swindon for a Singing Waiters gig. I have just got back from a week mountain biking in the Alps. A week of steep decents, glorious scenery and great food. Thanks to @rushadventures for great accommodation and food.   const overlayTranslations = {"en":{"title":"Attention!"...
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Go where the creatives are!

Its been a creative two weeks since I got back from Florida. I have launched the new website..taken on new clients, collaborated with Singers, artists and Musicians. One of the thing I enjoy the most is working with young talented people and helping them enhance their skills. I was invited by New Generation Music to deliver two performance Masterclasses. I always enjoy these but sometimes th...
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I’m a bit excited about this new website!

happy in the studio
Well they always say, 'you leave your own stuff till last', but this time I have made myself...create this website to 'sell my wares'. You could say this has been many years in the making. I first thought of the idea of putting everything I do into one space many years ago, but never quite got round to finishing it. There was always a gig, someone else's site, rehearsal, recording or going out m...
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