Mobile website design trends 2011

Reading Time: 2 mins Mobile phone and handheld device technology is moving at a rapid pace. Every month a rash of new devices comes into the market place boasting larger screen resolutions and more intuitive interfaces. All of these advances have resulted in better connectivity, faster mobile web browsing and significantly increased data traffic. Mobile website designers have embraced…

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Using seo to improve the ranking of your business website

Reading Time: 4 mins Believe it or not, there are still many who fail to believe that search engine optimisation is effective for improving the ranking of a business website. They often claim that it’s all a bit of a trick, a sort of smoke and mirrors strategy that may sound good, but doesn’t deliver. They ask why it’s…

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Creating a domain name that works for your business.

Reading Time: 3 mins Any business wanting to start a website will need to have a domain name – in other words, a unique name and description that encapsulates what the website is, and what it stands for. Domain names are the key to web traffic: they are what drives traffic to your site, tells users what your business…

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Website design basics – 10 essential rules (part 2)

Reading Time: 3 mins In the first part of this article, we looked at the first 5 principles for creating clear and effective website designs like logos, branding, content and colour schemes. In this final section we’ll look at probably the most important page of every website – the homepage, and then focus on why website designers need to…

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Website design basics – 10 essential rules (part 1)

Reading Time: 4 mins Website design and layout is a complicated business, isn’t it? Well, no, it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way: there are certain principles that even you or I could grasp. Admittedly, some of the more complicated elements of the layout, such as the use of cascading style sheets (CCS) and XHTML language are probably…

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Website design: how to improve your website’s user experience?

Reading Time: 2 mins Good website design is a crucial consideration for all businesses that wish to trade online. It’s the first point of call a customer has with a company or a brand and therefore, it needs to create a positive and lasting impression. The website has to be engaging, relevant and capable of communicating the values and…

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How to plan your website?

Reading Time: 3 mins Whether you’re trying to create and design a website from scratch, or improve an existing site that seriously under-performs, what you need is a plan. We’re not talking about some half-baked notion that you’d like to create an all-singing, all-dancing site that rocks, but a well-thought-out, crafted strategy that sets out a timeline for what…

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Mobile internet is set to become one of the most influential tools for businesses and consumers

Reading Time: 2 mins If you’ve never really seen the point of optimising websites purely for mobile phones, then you might just want to think again. Research just released through the Online Retail Monitor from Google and the British Retail Consortium, clearly demonstrates that online retail searches from mobile phones have trebled during the first quarter of 2011 alone.…

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Calculate the ROI of your Website

Reading Time: 1 minute  This form is best viewed on a PC/Mac or a tablet in landscape mode. As it is an embedded Excel sheet it is not responsive and thus may have poorer UX on a mobile phone.     If you arrived here without reading our blog post on ROI on your website please go here to…

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Does your website give you a five star performance in getting you enquiries and leads?

Reading Time: 1 minute Find out with a free web audit and discover why your website is not working for you. Click here to find out more.

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