Web Design

5 Ways To Decorate Your Website For Christmas

5 Ways To Decorate Your Website For Christmas

It’s that time of year again, Christmas is creeping closer by the day and by now it’s likely you’ll have at least thought about putting up your Christmas decorations. With high street stores seemingly having their decorations up since October, it’s likely that you’ll want your online business to feel just as festive as everyone else. For online stores and businesses, your website is your window to the world, it’s where customers make their first impression and[..]

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Time For A Change? 6 Signs It’s Time For A New Web Designer

Time For A Change? 6 Signs It’s Time For A New Web Designer

By now you should know about the importance of an online presence, without a modern, stylish and up to date website, your business could suffer. With so many people looking online to find businesses and services, if you don’t have a great website, you’ll not only struggle to get found online, but also to generate sales and leads.
There’s a lot to consider when it comes to choosing your web designer, not only do you need to find someone who can design a stylish and function[..]

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Tips For Getting Your Food or Hospitality Website Ready For Christmas

Tips For Getting Your Food or Hospitality Website Ready For Christmas

The Christmas season is coming, meaning not only are consumers soon about to begin their Christmas shopping, but it also means the party season is finally here. Whilst ecommerce stores are busy preparing their checkout processes for Christmas, food and hospitality services should be paying attention to optimising their websites too. Your menu and location isn’t the only thing you should be preparing for Christmas, your website plays a huge role in attracting bookings and informing customer[..]

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Infographic: Avoid Web Design Nightmares This Halloween

Infographic: Avoid Web Design Nightmares This Halloween

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6 Ways You Can Avoid Scary Website Design This Halloween

6 Ways You Can Avoid Scary Website Design This Halloween

In the run up to Halloween you’ve probably seen plenty of websites embracing the Halloween spirit by adding plenty of spooky graphics, banners and images to their pages, however, it’s likely that by the 1st of November most of these online ghosts and ghouls will have disappeared.
Unfortunately there will be the odd website out there who won’t leave their scary designs for special occasions. From bad font choices, to slow load times to the dreaded flash, here’s 6 ways [..]

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How You Can Improve Your Website with Microinteractions

How You Can Improve Your Website with Microinteractions

Microinteractions can be a great way to enhance both the user experience and the functionality of your website. Whilst very small parts of your website, these tiny moments can add up to being one of the most important elements, making your website seem weightless and smooth, improving a range of overall elements and helping your website stand out against the crowd.
What are microinteractions?
Microinteractions are the small, contained moments that complete one task and one task only, fo[..]

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Web Design Trends: Effective Ways Animation Can Be Used in Website Design

Web Design Trends: Effective Ways Animation Can Be Used in Website Design

Of all the trends appearing in web design, animation is one of the most significant and most prominent in the future of website design. Animation has been around on the web for a long time, even back in the beginning of the internet in the 90s we were accustomed to small gifs, featuring clunky flashing images, over the top emojis and even the occasional dancing baby. Back in the early days of the web these animations were used for primarily decoration or just for the fun of it, whereas these day[..]

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Important Do’s and Don’ts When Using Stock Photography

Important Do’s and Don’ts When Using Stock Photography

Your brain is visual, it’s much faster at reading images than it’ll ever be reading and processing text, which is why images are so important for your website or blog. While you might have the most engaging, fun and informative copy out there if it doesn’t include images then you can find less people reading through your content than you might expect.
For many small businesses and bloggers there’s very little time and budget for professional photographers to take a ph[..]

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Why your business needs an online presence!

Why your business needs an online presence!

Despite the rapid growth of the internet, there are still many businesses out there who feel a website is unnecessary and a Facebook or Twitter page alone is sufficient for their online presence. For many a website may seem like an unneeded cost, especially businesses opting not to sell online and often use more traditional methods to promote their business and increase leads, however this is risky, unsustainable and in todays technology based world can be costly for businesses. Your website ac[..]

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6 of the hottest web design trends you should know for 2016 & 2017

6 of the hottest web design trends you should know for 2016 & 2017

Whilst it might only be July, it’s never too soon to start thinking about what web design trends might be coming and going at the end of 2016 and over 2017. In recent years we’ve seen trends become necessities to web design such as responsive design and are continuing to see the evolution of flat design.
Dramatic typography
These days typography is being used not only for more than just website descriptions and about pages. Lately it seems that large fonts and words are being[..]

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