How To Make The Most Of Your Home Page!

First point of contact The home page of your website is usually a visitors first contact with your business, so needs to be impressive and easy to use. Not an easy task! We’re all put off by adverts, pop-ups and information overload when we visit a website so it’s important to keep it simple. The right […]

How to choose an e-commerce platform

In this blog post we will briefly discuss three general types of e-commerce platforms (methods of selling on-line), with the aim of helping you demystify the huge offering out there: Large, feature-rich web applications, stalwarts like OSCommerce, Prestashop and Magento. Pay monthly SAAS (Software as a Service) models, perfect for non-developers and designers, like Shopify […]

How to make your website look fresh in 2016

Web design is forever changing and sometimes it’s hard keeping up with what’s hot and what’s not when it comes to design. Design ‘trends’ develop on the back of what people find is successful in engaging with the website audiences. Throughout the years we have gone down the ‘less is more’ approach to website design, […]

How to make a great website

Recipe Ingredients • Project manager • Graphic designer • Web developer • Marketing department • Copywriter (optional but highly recommended) • SEO specialist • Photographer (optional, but works better if used) Method • Add project manager, graphic designer and web developer to the client and sit round a table, preferably with tea/coffee and biscuits to […]

What makes a great website?

An eye-catching homepage, that tells the visitor exactly what the website is all about, and is easy to navigate. There’s nothing more frustrating than jumping from page to page looking for information or products, and not finding what you’re looking for. The homepage also needs to be uncluttered, not too much information or adverts. If […]

The best thing you could do for your business in 2015

These days the single best value-for-money investment you can make to get more sales is to crank up the power of your website. It’s your shop window, your advertising billboard, your company brochure, your order-taker, and the face of your customer services team. So what are the top 5 things that you can do to […]

How to avoid losing 61% of your website visitors to your competitors

80% of the population now use a smartphone to access the internet, and 47% use a tablet1. 30% of all website page views in the UK are now from mobile devices (i.e. smartphones and tablets)2. Over 50% of visitors will abandon your website if it takes more than 3 seconds to load on their smartphone3. […]

The risks of cheap Web Hosting

Web hosting – it’s not something that most people would spend any time thinking about… until they find that their website keeps going down or that the technical support is non-existent. There are some cheap web hosting suppliers out there who do offer value for money, but unfortunately they are few and far between. Web […]

Is your website working for you?

Most businesses these days recognise that they need a website – although in our experience some are still not sure exactly what they want it to do for them! – but what do you do if you suspect your website isn’t doing the business? There are a number of reasons why a website may not […]