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I’m a graphic designer living in Mandurah just south of Perth in Western Australia. I specialise in Graphic Design, Social Media and Inbound Marketing.

Alcoa Mandurah Duel 2014 -Video

by Colin Bartley on February 3, 2014

The 2014 Alcoa Mandurah Duel was held on a very hot weekend in January, this is the video I produced of the event.


Alcoa Mandurah Duel 2014 from Colin Bartley on Vimeo.

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Outrigger Sailing Canoe Video

by Colin Bartley on February 3, 2014

We had lots of fun over two weekends playing with an outrigger sailing canoe off Mandurah. This is the video I produced, it’s starts nice and slowly and then builds up until….



Sailing Away – MOCAS OC6 Sailing Canoe from Colin Bartley on Vimeo.

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Newmont Boddington Lions TV Commercial

September 16, 2013

Here is the 30 second TV commercial I created for the Newmont Boddington Lions Rodeo using footage shot from a drone helicopter, great fun!

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The Social Media Game

May 21, 2013

Here is a presentation I recently presented for clubs and sports wanting to use social media. Make sure you expand it and watch it at full screen to get the full effect.

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Alcoa Mandurah Duel Video

February 18, 2013

Here is my latest video production, a promo video for the Alcoa Mandurah Duel event I organise. This was my first time working with aerial footage and I loved it. It wasn’t the classic downwind race that Mandurah is famous for, rather it was overcast and flat, but it still produced some fantastic racing. The raw […]

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Why the Future of Social Is in the Palm of Your Hand

May 7, 2012

The world is going mobile people. The number of mobile devices used for accessing the internet has now equalled the use of desktop computers. Mobile, mobile mobile people! Here is a great article from Mashable. By Meghan Peters of Mashable. When I leave the house in the morning, the first thing I check is that I […]

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How Can Small Businesses Leverage Social Media?

March 29, 2011

This article comes from David Meerman Scott at Hubspot. “I run a small business—how can I leverage the power of social media?” A commonly encounter this question. Maybe you are a local business owner, or an entrepreneur, or a marketer at a small company. How do you make the most of social media to increase […]

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The Fundamentals & Best Practices of Logo Design

March 25, 2011

This article comes courtesy of Mashable and is the first in a series looking closely at logo design, a topic I’m very passionate about. Logo design is one of the first considerations for a founding team of a new company. It’s also a carefully navigated quagmire for an aging brand that needs a refresh. We’ve […]

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Why The Yellow Pages Are Becoming Obsolete

December 14, 2010

This article was created by Hubspot and based on US statistics but it applies just as strongly here in Australia. Yellow Pages used to represent the final stage of the buying process when people were ready to make a purchase decision. But today the buying process is no longer a linear path ending with the […]

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My Favourite Viral Marketing Videos

September 23, 2010

My recent YouTube presentation for the Mandurah PWN was a lot of fun and the crowd was great and very enthusiastic. So I’m expecting to see some great YouTube videos coming out very soon I think! I showed a couple of example of popular viral marketing YouTube videos that proved very popular so I thought […]

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