G is for…

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What do you think of when someone says the word ‘Google’ to you? Do you think of the search engine, or the company that owns it? In this post we explore jargon beginning with the letter G, including Google. 

GDPR

You’ve probably heard of GDPR, but many don’t understand what it is. The General Data Protection Regulation was brought into effect in 2018, to help keep consumers’ details safe, and governs the way in which we can use, process, and store personal data.

Learn more about GDPR

Glam Lamb

Glam Lamb provides free range, luxury lamb products direct from their farm in Wales, which is then delivered fresh to customers’ houses, or can be collected from their farm. We worked with Glam Lamb to develop and design an e-commerce website that allowed customers to order online and view the range of products.

Go Cardless

Go Cardless is an online tool used to make Direct Debit payments easier. The tool allows users to set up both recurring and one-off payments directly from their bank accounts – which can be used for business invoices, software subscriptions and bill payments.

Google

Google isn’t just a search engine – it is a multinational technology company that offers various services. This includes the free internet browser that most of us use daily, but the company also offers online advertising technologies, cloud computing, software and hardware – such as the Google Pixel smartphone range.

Grid

In website design, a grid is used to guide designers with where to place elements on a web page. These guidelines incorporate margins, spaces, and columns, which creates a consistent framework for the page’s content.

Graphics

Graphics are visual images or designs to inform, illustrate or entertain. Online, graphics are used to enhance or enable the representation of an idea or feeling, and also help to define brands. Graphics enhance user experience, and deliver the best possible representation of content in a more manageable and readable way compared to text alone.

Growth

Ballyhoo was founded over 10 years ago, and since then we have experienced large amounts of growth. We’ve had the opportunity to work with brilliant businesses, we’ve grown as a team, and ultimately have grown our skills and experience with this.

G Suite/Google Workspace

Previously named G Suite, Google Workspace is a collection of products and services developed by Google. This includes cloud computing and apps – such as Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Meet and more. It is a great tool for business owners and teams to collaborate at work.

Gulp

Gulp.js is an open source Javascript toolkit that allows developers to automate development tasks and repetitive workflows and compose them into efficient pipelines.

And there we have it – another letter of the alphabet complete! Time is flying, and before we know it we will be half way through the alphabet. Tune in next month to learn all about definitions beginning with H. 

Rebecca

Rebecca is Ballyhoo's Marketing & Support Officer, helping to keep the team organised and supporting all of our clients with day to day activities. She also runs all of Ballyhoo's internal marketing.