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You may have heard the term “flat design” and wondered what it was. Well before I tell you let me confuse you even more. Flat web design is the follow on trend from skeuomorphic web design. Confused? Good!
In a nutshell, Skeumorphic design is a term used to describe the period of web design / software […]
This is the question that most website owners ask, “How do I get higher on Google” or “How do I get on page one of Google”. Ask any SEO expert worth his/ her salt and they will tell you the same thing, “Provide relevant and quality content”.
It simply isn’t enough to just launch a great […]
It seems like everyone is all of a sudden “A Web Designer” everybody knows someone down at the pub or a friends brother who can put a website together in exchange for a few quid or a couple of pints. So what is the difference between different web designs? Why pay a web designer to […]
In January 2012 I wrote an article entitled “Don’t Ignore Bing When Planning Your SEO”, I thought today may be a good time to revisit the topic.
Experian Hitwise have just announced that the Google UK Market Share fell below 90% last month for the first time in 5 years. This represents a fall of almost […]
I’m often approached by new start or smaller businesses who simply don’t have the budget to have a website designed for them. Very often these people resort to using one of the cheap website building tools sold by the cheap hosting companies or worse, they are with 1&1 or similar and have had terrible customer […]
Web design offers the creative licence to make the smallest business look like a multi national PLC. A good web designer can employ all manner of smoke and mirrors to give any client the image they want, but is this lack of honesty always the best practice?
If pushed I’d say the most crucial elements of […]
What is a Microsite?
A Microsite is a small website usually focused on a particular product, service or geographical location. You may have seen car manufacturers use microsites to launch a new model. Usually its a flashy affair full of stunning graphics and snazzy sounds. You’ll also notice that its heavily linked from the main site […]
Google announced another algorithm update a few weeks ago under the code name Venice. The update is rumoured to include 40 algorithm changes not all of which affect local SEO but none the less that is the biggest news story to come out of the Venice release.
You may have noticed that when you perform a search […]
Website SEO is a must if your website targets a local area. Search Engine Optimisation is much easier on a local level for the simple reason that there is less competition.
To give you an example, a search for “Website SEO” Brings up 440 million search results whereas a local search for “Website SEO Merseyside” brings […]
Why your business should blog.
Over the past few years Blogging has grabbed the attention of marketing professionals around the world and has become an essential tool for businesses large and small. ‘What exactly is a blog?’ I hear you ask, well stick around and I’ll explain what a blog is, why your business should blog […]
Websites for local business, something most business owners hadn’t considered before the recession hit. A local business without a website in todays world is like a telephone without a number. It’s sad in a way that progress has changed the way that people shop. Retail parks that stand where our industrial buildings once stood, have […]
Some companies offer free website design
Yes they do, You’re in business I guess? What do the words “Free Website Design” say to you? Exactly! There’s a catch. And the catch just isn’t monetary either.
So there are companies out there who will allow you to design your own website free of charge. Why? Simple really, once […]
Cast your mind back a few years, can you remember when pretty much every website design had a flash intro with a loading message. You’d have a little text link saying “skip”? Thankfully the web designers trend to flaunt technical prowess has now largely subsided as the big players (and the enlightened) realised that the […]
This original article was published on 15th Jun 2011. Following the recent Exact Match Domain update by Google the article was edited on 5th October 2012
You may already have a domain name, you may just have hit lucky and picked the right one, You may be considering a new website design or simply buying another […]