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Why and when you need a website redesign

Over time the lovely website design that has served you so well will start looking a little jaded. Changes in technology, user behaviour and colour fashions will make you look critically at your web design and plan either a complete overhaul or tweaks to the layout or features. The rise of mobile and responsive web […]

Web design also means engaging your visitors with interactive content

From a web design perspective, many of the world’s most visited websites (https://www.alexa.com/topsites) are rather dull. Websites such as Google, You Tube, Facebook and Amazon are not shining examples of award winning web design but they have other obvious attributes. Here is the current top ten for the UK: Google.co.uk – Enables users to search […]

Why Facebook pages are no substitute for your own domain name and website

Facebook is all over the news at the moment. In an investigation by The Guardian and Observer, the data analysis company Cambridge Analytica has been using Facebook quizzes and to harvest the profiles and personal data of 50 million people without their permission or knowledge. The data was then used to target messaging for various […]

Five e-commerce web design trends for 2018

The relationship between E-commerce and web design is often awkward. From the early days of Amazon, where the term ‘web design’ was at best loosely applied to the most basic of layouts to the over-designed insanity of ill-fated boo.com (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boo.com), e-commerce web design has always struggled to get the credit it deserves. The only key […]

Web design versus SEO part 2 – does web design affect ranking?

Put an SEO expert and web designer in the same room and they won’t necessarily fight, but they might push for different things. Web design affects rankings and the two disciplines should work together early in a project. An SEO expert will view a website through the eyes of Google and Bing’s search bot (strange […]

Types of website for your business or project

It often seems that there are a bewildering number of types of website available for your business or project. Knowing some of the options helps you work out the best solution. This blog post helps you to identify what options are available, their advantages and disadvantages. When we discuss website design projects we try to […]

Web design versus SEO part 1 – resolving the conflict

Whenever you commission a new website design various stakeholders will be pushing for particular features or content. This is part and parcel of the planning stage of web design. Two needlessly conflicting areas are balancing good web design versus SEO (search engine optimisation). There is no doubt that a graphic designer without much web experience […]

5 key web design issues business owners need to know

If you are a business owner considering a new web design, there are many issues that you need to know. Getting a new web design is an exciting time for any business but you should be involved. The level of your involvement depends on how much time you can spare and how much you trust […]

Google Chrome to mark some non HTTPS web pages as insecure

Most savvy web users know to look for the secure padlock icon (or the web address changing to HTTPS) when they are submitting private information. These are called secure pages which encrypt the information when it is sent so the information cannot be stolen by hackers. Google is encouraging website owners to make more use […]

Five scary things your web designer can say to you this Halloween

As it’s Halloween, let’s delve into the darker side of web design and reveal our top 5 scariest things your web designer can say to you. We have put these in roughly descending order, but to us they’re all quite scary. When faced with this type of statement don’t split up and search for clues […]

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