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Should You Trust Google Ads?

“When you use google Search to find a suitable Web Designer, should you trust the paid Adverts Google serves you?”

We’d say the short answer is no. To understand why we’ve come to this conclusion, you need to understand the main reason people choose to pay for Google Ads.

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Just How Important is Your Website?

“Our Experience suggests some organisations don’t value their website as much as they should”

Virtually every organisation needs to ‘communicate’ their existence, in order to function – and based on circumstances, there are hundreds of ways to do this. However, for most the easiest, most cost-effective and effective means, is to create a website.

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Web Standards : Maximise Website Compatibility

“What do people see when they visit your website? It almost certainly won’t be the same as what you see when you visit it”

Unlike most other visual media, “one size fits all” doesn’t work for web design, as it has to adapt to a whole range of different viewing scenarios.

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Does WordPress Maintenance Matter?

“Using WordPress to Manage Your Website’s Content is a Good Choice, But it needs looking after”

Depending on your requirements, using WordPress as the Content Management System (CMS) for your website is a good choice for many. However. poor maintenance could lead to major issues for your website.

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How to Use Animation on Your Website

“The Excessive Use of animation on many websites results in a horrible experience for many Website visitors”

Perhaps you’ve been actively encouraged to include ‘showy’ animation on your website – after all it is an easy sell. Naturally you might be initially impressed by a web designer showing all these wonderful animated ‘slides’ and ‘fades’ you could have on your site. Dare we say, with that “sales pitch” you might be more inclined to use their services?

What you might be less aware of – is how excessive animation can have a enormous detrimental effect on your website.

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Improve Your Image

“Images On Your Website Are Hugely Impactful, So Don’t Spoil It By Using Poor Quality Ones”

As visual beings, we’re naturally drawn to the imagery (photos, graphics) we see on websites – whether they’re good quality images or not. And like we might when encountering ‘poor quality writing’ on a website, we instinctively make a ‘judgement’ on poor images too. Unprofessional?

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Is Your Website Easy to Navigate?

“Don’t frustrate your Website’s Visitors: How to make it easy for people to find what they want on your website”

‘Website Navigation’ is a term used to encompass the simple idea of how visitors are able to find the things they are looking for on your website. In the context of ‘professional’ web design, it’s about how to make this task as easy as possible for those using your website. The User Experience (UX).

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Why is Bespoke Better?

“What are the benefits of having a Custom built website?”

Do you consider your organisation to be unique? Do you have a custom logo, or did you just grab a pre-built, generic logo and put your name under it? How about your colour-scheme; just casually selected, with little thought?

What about your writing style, does it have a particular tone? It’s likely, in all these cases, you’re already doing things bespoke? But why? Because bespoke is better.