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9th Birthday and New Website

Its been a long whilst since, I’ve written a personal post on here, but I thought I’d just share the recent news (if you hadn’t already seen it plastered all over our social media) that we just past our 9th Birthday. We celebrated in style with an afternoon drinks reception in a village pub then …

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GDPR and Mobile Apps

Mere weeks remain before the full implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). While it was officially created on the 27th April 2016, companies have been given a two year grace period before it becomes enforceable on the 25th May 2018. The regulation will apply to all 28 member states of the EU, in …

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SlashData’s Technology Lead goes The Distance

Today we’re excited to announce the appointment of Mark Wilcox as our new Technical Director. From working as a smartphone software architect at Nokia in the days before the iPhone, to acting as a consultant at Samsung, Mark has a storied career that spans many facets of the technology industry. Mark has led successful app …

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DotYork 2017 ticket giveaway!

This year DotYork, Yorkshire’s Digital Conference, is being held at the Central Methodist Church, St. Saviourgate on Thursday 9th November. For those not in the know, this is an established event enjoying it’s 4th year; a one-day conference focused on tech, creativity and business. Sponsored by big names such as BYTEMARK, piksel and shopify, this year, …

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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 – ...

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

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

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 divisio ...

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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