Like everything else in life, first impressions count. Nowadays, if users don’t find what they are expecting to find they’ll leave and more than likely never come back. First impressions are so important when it comes to web design and often this realisation comes at a cost for most website owners.
When designing your website you need to design for the end user, the human, the potential customer but don’t forget the search engines!
As we all know at this stage there are a lot of people online, some at PC’s/Laptops and others on smartphones/tablets. According to a recent survey, 75% of people in the world have a mobile phone (an insane figure if you ask me). From this stat an interesting trend has been emerging over the last year or two; the idea of Second Screening or the Second Screen.
What is Second Screening?
With five weeks to go till Christmas, it’s a good time to have a look at your website and make sure that it is ready for the Christmas period. Every company will have a different reason for having a website, but a lot have common goals. In this blog I’m going to try and give you some sound advice that will help you in the run up to Christmas, but can be used all year round.
Last month we had 17 nominations in the 2013 Web Awards. Last week those 17 were whittled down to semi finalists and here is how we got on.
Tips for Professional Services Firm's Websites
More and more professional service companies/firms are investing in a good website. Companies get a website for a variety of reasons including, having an online presence, highlighting their services, showcasing their expertise in certain areas, improving their credibility or as is the case with most businesses to generate new business.
4 tips to freshen up your website
Following on from our free monthly training session in July, we thought we’d follow it up by giving everyone a few bits of free advice to help you freshen up your web design.
How to Test Your Landing PagesA landing page is a single page that you direct traffic to during a campaign, activity or through paid advertising. The page is there to give the user more information as well as measure and enhance the original campaign link, paid search, social media activity or whatever other method you have used to attract your traffic.
Are Apps Dying out?
I was at a course recently and the speaker mentioned that she believed that apps were dying out; I was a little in shock - but she made a good point and over the past 5 weeks the comments of “Apps are dying out” have been ringing in my ears and I've changed my opinion too. I too think that apps are dying out. In this blog I’m going to explain why.
Responsive Web Design; Leading the wayOver the past number of month’s we’ve been talking to a lot of people about responsive web design. If you don’t know what it is, it’s one website that is been optimised for every device (you can read more here). From all that taking we’re finding that there is a huge appetite for responsive web design at the minute, and rightly so.