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Prevent a broken site with CMS Monitoring

May 4, 2017 Ness Kelly

What is CMS Monitoring? A WordPress website relies on software to make it run, and just like software, it needs to be regularly backed up, monitored and updated for optimum performance, speed and security. Occasionally, WordPress updates, theme updates, plugins and general WordPress queries can be a little more complicated and require more knowledge of your… Read more »

The Johnson

September 8, 2016 Jalapeno Creative

Launching a building is no small task. We spearheaded a campaign, featuring print, digital and environmental content, to help familiarise locals with The Johnson. We developed a unique branding solution that worked in harmony with the existing APG identity to launch the development into the market. This project required a breadth of collateral including booklets,… Read more »

just for cheese fruit and nut cake

The Tin Shed Group at it again. 

September 8, 2016 Ness Kelly

Awards, broader distribution, a providore and new products. The Tin Shed Group are at it again! We’ve been busy helping our yummiest client conquer the world over the last few months. Aside from opening her own provedore and doing exceptionally well in the Australian Fine Food Awards, Jayne and Stuart Todd from The Tin Shed… Read more »

Jalapeno Office

New office. Fresh ideas.

September 7, 2016 Ness Kelly

We’re loving the new office and If you haven’t seen it already, pop in and say hi. The guys have had the coffee machine working overtime and our newest member, Sarah, has managed some mighty impressive latte art. It hasn’t all been smooth sailing the last couple of months. Not many people can say that they have the… Read more »

access4 style guide


September 6, 2016 Ness Kelly

  The start of this financial year saw the launch of Access4,  a leader in Cloud Unified Communications Solutions and support services. Great you say? It’s pretty amazing, actually. Here’s a very basic way of understanding it… If you’ve ever used Skype for a meeting, called a client on Viber, shared a document on Team Viewer or sent… Read more »

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Don’t tell me to be safe at work.

September 6, 2016 Ness Kelly

Recently we’ve been doing some work with a great client that was open to thinking differently when it came to encouraging their staff to be safe at work. It involved some pretty deep investigation into the work culture and circumstances of various groups within the organisation. One of many interesting take aways from the project… Read more »

The Power of your People

March 22, 2016 Ness Kelly

In all my years working for all sized organisations one principle remains the same for any successful business. Your people need to believe in, and love, your company as much as you do.  The reason is simple – they are your organisations’ heart and soul; its strongest advocate. Understanding how valued your employees feel and… Read more »

Three rules in business that are easily forgotten.

October 17, 2014 Ben Kelly

It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day of any business. Deadlines, stress, motivation and life outside of work (yes, I’ve heard people have this) can make you forget what fundamentally makes you successful. At Jalapeno HQ we think it’s important to stop, breath and cross check to ensure we are living up… Read more »

Jalapeno Creative as a FMCG.

FMCG, Jalapenos and a bag of chips.

August 26, 2014 Ness Kelly

We all go a little nutty, or in this case, “chippy”, on a Friday. As the weekend inches closer, focus shifts away from pixels and print to beer and banter. According to Ben, our design director, if Jalapeno Creative was a fast-moving consumer good (FMCG), we would be a delicious bag of Jalapeno Popper chips. Of course we… Read more »

Tuesday can be amazing…

March 25, 2014 Ness Kelly

It’s Tuesday! Which means that all of the badness from the weekend was made up for yesterday… right? Why not give these Jalapeno Poppers a try? We’re suckers for a good Jalapeno recipe and this one is a gold nugget! You’ll need: 6 rashes Bacon or prosciutto (cut in half to make 12 pieces) 1/2… Read more »

Printers vs the web…

February 18, 2014 Ness Kelly

It’s no secret that the digital age is upon us. Actually it’s already on us. It’s in our faces. It’s making our ears hurt and it’s giving us gamers thumb with quirky, addictive (and pretty stupid) games like Flappy Bird. Everyone has a website or landing page and if you don’t have one of these,… Read more »

New Kicks

December 17, 2013 Jalapeno Creative

We’ve been like the proverbial shoemaker’s children for a while now; running barefoot. This was the year of digital, and we had brought so many great online centric projects in house – numerous branded interfaces for Claromentis, an app-promotion for startup Glowfeed not to mention a full wordpress theme for the Mandala. Countless landing pages… Read more »

Special Project – Telstra on Wheels

December 9, 2013 Ben Kelly

OBJECTIVE: Showcase Telstra’s latest Connected Home technology and devices in a mobile store that can be driven “off the grid” to remote places in Australia. DESIGN BACKGROUND: The Connected Home an old concept with new legs… Australia’s big thinkers are what make this country great. With out them, there would be no progress or innovation. Harry… Read more »