SEO and ROI: How Optimising for Google Isn’t Just Alphabet Soup

This blog needs to come with a warning sign: “Danger! Quicksand!” I’ll be honest: I thought at first that this post would be simple. That was a rookie error: I don’t want to put you off, but it wound up just a little bit technical! Building websites is all well and good – but once […]

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Why Affording An Agency Website Is Like Eating Cake

I realized the other day that I’ve been spending a lot of time at networking events in recent weeks. This is not just because it’s a great way of scoring free cake (hardly a networking event in the country now does not supply afternoon tea as standard, I can only-slightly-smugly report). It’s because these sorts […]

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Mobile-First Design: Why Remembering Mobile Is Like Putting On Trousers

We’re all familiar with the concept of optional extras: additional cup holders in your car, or ‘accent stitching’ on that custom-made suit. But you wouldn’t buy a new motor without an engine, and you wouldn’t slip on a new three-piece that didn’t come with trousers. Those are just the basics. But why is it often […]

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Brazil Predictor: Football Without Formulas

With the World Cup rapidly approaching, everyone wants to work out who’s going to win. Nothing could be easier: Or at least, that’s how Stephen Hawking, world-famous physicist and former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, would work it out. In a press conference this week, Hawking revealed his equation for calculating […]

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How Our New App Makes Google Reviews Work For You

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” The internet was never told this by its mother: instead, it offers users every opportunity to let the world know what they think on every conceivable topic, often vocally and negatively. This poses real challenges to businesses: somewhere on the internet, it’s […]

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Why Your Website Is Like Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali once famously professed that he floated like a hummingbird, but stung like a bee. Thanks to Google’s new algorithm, known as ‘Hummingbird’, your website can have a serious marketing sting in its tail, too – but only if you know how to exploit its new method of ranking sites. Of course, you don’t […]

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How Websites Are Just Flesh and Bone

How does a website start its life? All those familiar elements – the navigation bar, the main content area, the splash image – don’t materialise from the ether. They’re planned and carefully placed to produce not just an appealing visual experience but also one which guides the user’s eye and helps them use the website […]

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Why HTML5 Is Alive

If you’ve only recently got used to the idea that websites are written in some weird language known as ‘HTML’, we might have bad news for you: we’re already on the fifth version of it! The good news, though, is that this makes a real difference to the effectiveness of your website. ‘HTML’ stands for […]

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Get Sudsy With Pudsey: A Life-Changing Website

We make a lot of websites. Our aim is for all of them to change our clients’ businesses for the better… but it’s not so often that we can claim a website of ours might change someone’s life. We’re really excited to be able to say exactly that today! We’ve worked in conjunction with one […]

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Tech Watching: To Each Geek Their Own

You can expect every geek you know to be talking about one thing for the next little while: Elon Musk’s Hyperloop. It’s not, as it may sound, a new prog rock band or the latest unlikely science fictional blockbuster; in fact, it’s the next ambitious project of the man behind PayPal, itself a technology that […]

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