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Why Your Website Needs SSL Certificate

Why Your Website Needs SSL Certificate

If you’ve just started a business, one of the first things that you should get is a website. And if you’ve already got a website, one of the first things that you should get for it is an SSL...

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How Does Colour Impact Web Design?

How Does Colour Impact Web Design?

Creating a website that accurately reflects a company message, mood or image can be profoundly important when it comes to public perception of a brand. That much is fairly obvious and it doesn’t...

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What Is Responsive Web Design?

What Is Responsive Web Design?

What is Responsive Web Design? According to new statistics from StatCounter, in October last year internet usage on mobile devices exceeded desktop, with 81.3% of the share compare to desktop’s...

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Has Your Web Designer Done A Runner?

Has Your Web Designer Done A Runner?

We were contacted by a local company whose website had gone offline. It transpired the web design company they had used to build the website had vanished. The web design company’s own website was...

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Do I Really Need A Blog On My Website?

Do I Really Need A Blog On My Website?

Well the answer is a resounding YES course you do. Companies who blog more than 15 times per month get 5 times plus more traffic than those that don’t blog at all? Can’t argue with those figures....

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Improving Page Speed

Improving Page Speed

Page speed in simple terms, is the time to fully load and display the content on your webpage. We like to use Pingdom for evaluating our page speed because they provide a breakdown of the page size,...

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Job Opening: Digital Marketer

Job Opening: Digital Marketer

2019 is upon us and we are starting the year on the lookout for an experienced digital marketer to join our team. Based in our offices in Birmingham, we are looking for a digital marketer to join...

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Is your website now insecure?

Is your website now insecure?

Your website may not have changed recently, but Google Chrome has. The new version of Google Chrome was released this week and with it, they've updated how insecure websites are displayed in the...

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Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

New website, new branding. You know it makes sense...  So, you’ve finally taken the plunge and decided to update the old, unloved and hard to edit company website.    It’s just been sitting there...

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Does Good Web Design Really Matter?

Does Good Web Design Really Matter?

I recently had a conversation with a client that went like this: Client: Does it really matter what my website looks like? Me: Yes, it definitely does. Client: Why? Me: Because people will judge...

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How to improve your website content

How to improve your website content

Simple, yet powerful. That would be the shortest description of what your website should look like if you want it to be accessible, functional, profitable, and eye-catching. It doesn’t matter if you...

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How to write the best home page header

How to write the best home page header

This is my formula for writing a homepage heading. Your very first impression for someone coming to your brand; a summary of everything you do and how you do it. It can be difficult to nail down...

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Just a Logo Design?

Just a Logo Design?

Do a quick search in Google and you’ll find plenty of listicles and blogs on the subject of logos, along the lines of ‘The 50 most iconic logos of all time’, ‘The 10 best logos ever made’ and ‘what...

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Why an SSL Certificate is important

Why an SSL Certificate is important

Even with an SSL certificate, no website is impervious to attack. But it sure helps reduce the risks. What is an SSL certificate, exactly? Well, SSL certificates are small data files which protect a...

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10 Reasons To Use WordPress

10 Reasons To Use WordPress

The must to be known fact about WordPress is that it is the largest content management platform. However, it’s not an enough big reason you should be using WordPress too. Actually, a few questions...

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A Brief History of SEO and Search

A Brief History of SEO and Search

SEO is something that every company with an online presence has to wrangle with to some extent, and getting things right can be a real learning curve. It can seem complicated and otherly, sometimes...

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How GDPR Will Change Cold Calling

How GDPR Will Change Cold Calling

Do you use your phone as a sales tool? The word “data” in General Data Protection Regulation may lead you to think that GDPR applies only to sales teams who rely on email, social media, or other...

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What is a Browser Cookie?

What is a Browser Cookie?

We’ve recently been hearing about tracking cookies and laws in the European Union forcing websites to explain their use of cookies to their visitors. If you’re wondering what cookies are...

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Google SERP update

Google SERP update

Late last year, Moz discovered that Google was showing significantly longer snippets of content (hopefully, your carefully crafted meta decriptions) in its search results pages. The SEO...

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What is this new hype SSL Certificate?

What is this new hype SSL Certificate?

Lots of people in the web industry are talking about the need for SSLs for HTTP web pages with forms on them. This extra layer of security started out as a “belt and braces” option for...

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