Category: Company

We help Uni students get chocolatey

We help Uni students get chocolatey

York is a great place to be based, we have a vibrant tech community, a great student population with many international students and a variety of inspirational businesses. This year we have been very fortunate to work with six Chinese students, helping them with their degrees at York St John and enhancing their experience of […]

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The Outsourcing Playbook in 1 blog post – time saver

The Outsourcing Playbook in 1 blog post – time saver

Google have just released a guide for companies which want to use an App Development Agency (like The Distance) to build them an app. The Outsourcing Playbook takes you through the steps to getting a great application developed for you by a software development agency. It is a compelling read and something we will be pointing […]

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Our clients say we go The Distance

Our clients say we go The Distance

When we say we go the distance for our clients, we mean it! The Distance is Yorkshire’s leading digital agency specialising in app development for both iOS and Android platforms. Founded in 2009, we’ve worked with a wide range of clients including Astra Zeneca, Bentley Motors and PGA Golf. It’s our clients that keep us […]

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How to Define Core Values

How to Define Core Values

With recent changes in our focus at The Distance, we felt our corporate personality and identity needed redefining. We were looking to create a brand that represented our growing team’s values, ideology and motivations; but where to begin? A company’s identity and strategy have unquestionable impact on the success of a business. We carried out […]

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The Distance’s ecommerce and marketing division is now Allies.

The Distance’s ecommerce and marketing division is now Allies.

As our business has evolved and grown, so has our service offering and target audiences. In order to provide a focused and truly specialised service to each of those audiences The Distance is becoming two distinct brands. Introducing ‘Allies’, a dedicated digital commerce agency. ‘The Distance’ will continue to focus on the creation of bespoke […]

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Is 2013 the year of mcommerce?

Is 2013 the year of mcommerce?

When you hear the phrase ‘mcommerce’ or ‘mobile commerce’, what does it conjure up for you? A simple app that gives a customer access to a retail outlet at their fingertips? Or something more? At The Distance, we see something much more – the potential for mcommerce is huge. And it’s much more than creating […]

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The Distance wins ‘New Business of the Year’

The Distance wins ‘New Business of the Year’

I just wanted to say a huge thanks to The Press (York), and all the judges that voted The Distance their ‘New Business of the Year’. It’s a great honour and we are hugely humbled by the recognition from the York business community. We set our expectations for the business, our staff and ourselves very […]

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We are now Magento Silver Solution Partners

We are now Magento Silver Solution Partners

Our commitment to Magento (our ecommerce platform of choice) has been further cemented with our new status as official solution partners. Magento now holds the largest marketshare of any ecommerce platform in the world. To be a part of a select few official solution partners means a lot to us, it not only further improves […]

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The Big Deal

The Big Deal

Yesterday was the launch event for The Big Deal 2012, and we are pleased to announce that (I) Anthony Main, our Mobile Director will be one of the student mentors. The event encourages enterprise in students that have been identified as being high achieving by their school/college and is being run by The University of […]

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Introducing…The App Challenge 2011

Introducing…The App Challenge 2011

Having our office on the University of York campus has been beneficial from the outset. It has provided us with the opportunity to interact with a wealth of other small businesses and projects. In order to encourage growth into the emerging mobile industry we are coordinating with the University careers department to run The App […]

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