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Hi, we’re Contentious. We help people use digital to make the world a better, more equal place. We’re content designers and content strategists. We’re content-led and content-driven. We believe in doing words, images and video differently and doing them better.


We create shrewd digital and content strategies to help you be effective, agile and connected.



We build awesome websites and digital campaigns with rich, engaging and useful content at their core.


We create and embed an ecosystem of quality, sustainable, well-managed systems and processes.

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Making good

You can’t achieve much if you don’t have compelling, high-quality content. But what makes content good? These 10 aspects are crucial.

Julius and Laura bring a rare combination of digital and editorial skills and expertise to the business of communications. They get to the heart of an organisation’s relationship with its users.

Mike Wright

Director of membership and communications, Bond

Julius and Laura’s superpower is the ability to connect the dots between storytelling, impact and digital innovation. They’re absolutely passionate and fun to work with, but at the same time they are very professional.

Ailín Martinez

Digital communications, ODI


Interesting, useful nuggets about digital and content? Occasional photos of brownies?


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We project managed the redesign and rebuilding of, overhauled the content and created a new user-centred content strategy for the site.


We ran the content, social media, live streaming, photography and photo installation operation for the Supporting Syria civil society conference in London.


We created and coordinated the #ProudOfAid social media campaign in response to an anti-aid campaign by the Mail on Sunday which culminated in a debate in parliament.

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