Consultancy

Take a look at our work in Consultancy...!

We provide free initial consultations for all potential clients and deliver formal consultancy sessions for others, as you can see below. To make your own enquiry or booking… Get in touch today!

Screenwriters Forum rebranding, marketing, video and administration

Screenwriters Forum rebranding, marketing, video and administration

In early 2015, Ian was made Chair of West Midlands Screenwriters Forum. Since then, we’ve rebranded and relaunched the organisation, provided marketing and administration, a successful public launch event, a monthly Script Development Group and a promotional video…

WriteMovies rebranding, marketing and business development

WriteMovies rebranding, marketing and business development

Ian has become Director of World Wide Development for this Hollywood-based script company! In our most high-profile rebranding work yet, we’ve created a new logo and refreshed their website and marketing materials from top to bottom, and are providing their…

Salesforce implementation assistance for Creative Alliance

Salesforce implementation assistance for Creative Alliance

Friendly Creatives assistant Matt Croton provided our colleagues at Creative Alliance with several days’ support to integrate their data systems and implement them on a powerful new platform. Matt also helped present the system to the Creative Alliance team for their…

BOLD Text Playwrights – WordPress training and website enhancements

BOLD Text Playwrights – WordPress training and website enhancements

Ian spent half a day with this client, smartening and sharpening their website, adding new features, and training the clients in how to manage it to its full capacity. Before the commission, the site was full of clunky features, like…

Website rebranding and updates, plus Filming, for Rebecca Schwarz: Singer, Singing Teacher & Choir Leader

Website rebranding and updates, plus Filming, for Rebecca Schwarz: Singer, Singing Teacher & Choir Leader

In 2011 FriendlyWebStarter adapted an existing website for performer and vocal coach Rebecca Schwarz, and we later filmed one of her concerts in High Definition… and in 2014 we gave the site a new look and transformed its navigation, creating…

Cluster2020 web videos distribution for Creative England & Isis Media

Cluster2020 web videos distribution for Creative England & Isis Media

Ian has provided video annotation links (through YouTube), and website video galleries for 40 videos for Cluster2020, which are produced by Isis Media. Cluster 2020 is part of European Creative Industries Alliance. The videos feature respected business people and highlight the…

WordPress and design training for DesignTrainingUK clients

WordPress and design training for DesignTrainingUK clients

Ian and Scarlet are training providers for DesignTrainingUK and have provided varied high-end training for their clients, including now providing WordPress training for clients to run their own websites…

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

From July 2011 to April 2014, Ian worked as the Communications and Member Services Coordinator for the Producers’ Forum, transforming its communications, website and member subscriptions. The Twitter, Facebook and newsletter following has gone from under 2,000 to over 3,500 cumulatively…

SEO Magnet site

SEO Magnet site

This expanded site – originally created by FriendlyWebStarter in 2010 – proved so successful that Ian was later employed to expand its SEO reach from purely local West Midlands services to national ones…

IQK Ian Kennedy website (2006-12)

IQK Ian Kennedy website (2006-12)

This website was designed by FriendlyWebStarter’s Ian Kennedy with his colleague Simon Crouch in 2006-7, and incorporated a stylish interface with a scrolling ticker, dropdown menus and three complementary colour schemes…

National Publisher & Ethical Enterprise: WhatsOnUK/CityGuides

National Publisher & Ethical Enterprise: WhatsOnUK/CityGuides

Friendly Creatives’ Ian Kennedy worked as Projects Manager for WhatsOnUK in 2008-9, achieving widespread media exposure for their ethical campaigns, creating a Business Plan and funding application, and helping the company relocate…

Filming Locations Venture – IQK Studios

Filming Locations Venture – IQK Studios

In 2006, Friendly Creatives’ Ian Kennedy represented an extensive range of properties as potential filming locations at a time when they were available and mostly in disuse, making a smart  promotional video and hosting a number of shoots and location scouts’…