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General Data Protection Regulation compliance is an upcoming issue for British websites, though it is one they too often know little about. About half of businesses surveyed recently were somewhat unfamiliar with the rules, and even those who were aware...read more
It has been estimated that about a third of the web is powered by WordPress sites. While some people have expressed security concerns about it, it wouldn’t be used that widely if it wasn’t a secure platform. Instead, the fact that it is so widely used is...read more
If you want your website to fit your needs and expectations, knowing how to give constructive feedback is key. Too many projects fall short due to bad communication, and there’s nothing that is more frustrating to a web developer than a client that doesn’t...read more
Instead of spending today working from my home office building websites, where it's nice and cosy, I ventured into town for a early morning meeting. Braving the cold and running late, I had to call an Uber - which by the way I had an interesting...read more
Many of those looking for a web designer have no idea what to ask to determine the person’s competence for the job or their ability to complete the project on time. You can vet potential designers to determine who has the expertise you need and understands...read more
Web design is changing in a number of ways, and it goes far beyond the generation of device most of your customers are using. The changes in website design are driven as much by technology as customer expectations. How will web design change in 2018? And...read more
Within the past couple of years there has been a great deal of talk about the importance of responsive websites. Unfortunately, there are still quite a number of businesses out there that just haven’t got the message. It can’t be said often enough that one...read more
Earlier this month Google announced the latest version of Google Chrome Version 62, which will be rolling out over the next few days - if not done already as we send out this newsletter. The browser is putting pressure on website owners to migrate to...read more
The holiday season is a make or break sales period for many retail businesses. For toy sellers, they may sell up to 80% of their yearly volume during the holiday period. For many other retailers, the holiday season is a third to more than half of their...read more
Twitter can be an excellent tool for small businesses that want to better connect with their customers and clients. However, many business owners today still find this social networking platform to be a bit of a mystery; they may know that using it could...read more
If you’ve been involved with web design, you may already know how much the industry is changing every year. 2017 has been no different and we’ve seen a major shift in how people approach web design due to many changes in the marketplace. Here are five...read more
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Christmas is coming and if you haven't got your Christmas Cards then no need to fear. We have a free design which you can download below to use. Not only that we have a great offer for printing. So if you want to use your own designs then just submit the files over to...read more
Your websites aesthetics are very important in terms of creating a good perception to current and potential customers. Not having the right colour combination that fits your brand and your website can lead to negative feelings, but using the right ones can create a...read more
For those of you with little ones looking to keep them entertained why not download a pdf santa claus to create for paper games, created by Gloria Fort. Follow the images below for instructions, or get the children to make it by following the step by step guide below:...read more
Time To Focus On Building Your Instagram Following Compared to your businesses other social media accounts, your Instagram followers are a lot lower, so you spend less time on the platform. Why should you focus more time on Instagram? Here are a few Stats Instagram...read more
How much you should charge your clients can often be a difficult situation for a new agency. Making sure you charge the right amount is crucial in making sure you are paid fairly for your time and being able to cover the overheads of the agency. What’s your survival...read more
Create a team and structure The first step in creating a successful design agency (assuming you already have a brand established and a portfolio site) is to team up! Find people to team with who can help share the workload, these people do not necessarily have to do...read more