Home » Archive by Category "web design" (Page 5)

Latest Google changes and how they affect your SEO

Google is always tweaking the way it ranks websites so it improves their users’ experience. It doesn’t care about you or your website, only whether it deserves to rank higher because it matches a continuously changing set of conditions so people using Google will get their query answered more effectively. Recently it has taken to […]

Flat web design trend explained

In the past, web designers put a particular focus on showing off their skills by packing sites with flashy illustrations and animations that supposedly wowed their visitors. Then came a shift toward skeuomorphic design, which attempts to bring real life to the screen, with faux-realistic textures, drop shadows and real object characteristics, making your computer […]

Put blogging and editorial content at the heart of your website design

UK Retailer Marks and Spencer has recently taken back control of its online store from Amazon, bringing it in-house and putting greater emphasis on editorial content and daily blogging of magazine style content. Laura Wade-Gery, multi-channel and e-commerce director for M&S, said that shoppers were 24% more likely to buy from the website if they […]

Your business, your domain name and your web hosting

In the last few months we have had to help out some business owners on issues with their domain names and web hosting. In some cases they had relied on a ‘friend’ or acquaintance buying a domain on their behalf and then either losing touch or actively falling out with the person. This left them […]

Responsive web design at the BBC news website

The BBC news website is a very popular information source regulalrly achieving top ranking in the UK and abroad. To maintain this appeal, the BBC has recognised that they need to cater for different devices. They have made their news site responsive so it adapts to different devices and created specific apps that people can […]

How we got to No 1 on Google for “web design rugby” and other phrases

It does change, but in recent weeks we have been consistently at the no 1 position on Google for three of our target keywords: [checklist type=”arrowed”] web design rugby seo rugby email marketing rugby[/checklist] Although we have clients all over the country, these keywords and phrases represent our main target area for growth as new […]

Another recent responsive web design – The Referral Brain

Rugby based mortgage adviser Lloyd Richards has another string to his bow as the author of business marketing title The Referral Brain and speaker on the value of referrals and networking. The website uses a responsive web design which means it adapts automatically to the the viewing device whether it is a PC or laptop, […]

The case for responsive web design strengthened by fall in PC sales

Global shipments of personal computers (PCs) have hit a five-year low, according to new figures from the research firm Gartner. This should make all website owners seriously think how their website displays on multiple devices and what action they are going to take to ensure they aren’t missing opportunities. PC sales have now fallen for […]

Why web design and SEO are so closely linked

The acronym SEO – search engine optimization – first appeared in the 90s when it meant little more than stuffing your website pages with keywords and getting links from dodgy websites. Google was still a research project and a lot of companies wasted a lot of money on harebrained schemes to promote their websites. A […]

New web design portfolio items

We’ve been busy updating our portfolio with a selection of recent and updated web designs. Our own website has also been redesigned and is now responsive, which means it adapts to the device being used. The website is viewable and functional on PCs, Laptops, Tablet PCs, Smartphones and ‘Phablets’ (phones with larger screens, nearing small […]