How an Apprenticeship Kick Started My Career

5 November, 2015

Imagine it - you're 15 years old you've just completed your GSCEs. All around you your friends are all making massive decisions: Should I go to sixth form? What about college? What University will I go to? What about an Apprenticeship?

5 Tricks to Help You Retain Website Users

9 October, 2015

The ultimate goal of your website should be to inform, engage and convert your customers. If they don’t stay on your site, this may be something that you find difficult to achieve. To avoid fleeting visits, there are a number of tricks that you can implement.

How To Create a Favicon for Your Website

2 October, 2015

Favicons are those small square images that appear in your web browser tabs, bookmark lists and address bar. A good Favicon is an important asset for displaying your brand in a very compact space. In this guide, Will shows you how to make your own.

Key Highlights From Brighton SEO 2015

21 September, 2015

Insightful, eye-opening and highly-varied, Brighton SEO 2015 delivered in abundance. Held last Friday in the Brighton Dome, the event once more combined some of the biggest names from the world of digital marketing to great effect.

Facebook to Roll Out Tests of ‘Dislike’ Button

17 September, 2015

Facebook are set to integrate a ‘dislike’ button, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced. The news was made public on Tuesday during a question and answer session, held at the headquarters of the social network in Menlo Park, California. Plenty of consideration has gone into the logistics of the soon-to-be-added feature, which is said to now be ‘very close’ to user testing.

Using Custom Brushes in Adobe Illustrator

11 September, 2015

In this blog, Jenny talks about a variety of custom brushes and gives a step-by-step guide on how to make your own and use them in clever new designs.

How Does Google’s Recent Local SEO Change Impact Your Business?

4 September, 2015

Google have made some changes to organic search listings, which changes how local results are displayed, reducing the number of websites it displays from seven to three. This can make it more difficult for companies to be featured.

Google Analytics Referral Spam Domains

6 August, 2015

If you regularly use Google Analytics to assess your website’s performance you might be aware of the recent increase in spam referrals that are reducing the accuracy of referral reports.

Purchases On Google Has Arrived!

17 July, 2015

Google has started testing their much-anticipated Purchases on Google feature in search ads. What does this mean for you and your business online?

Easily Creating Long Tail Landing Pages

7 July, 2015

Most people who actively market their website will have come across the term ‘long tail’ before. To optimise your website for long tail searches you focus on many low volume keywords that contain many words. This is in instead of focusing on shorter high volume keywords.

How to compete with Rightmove online

30 June, 2015

It might seem like Rightmove are untouchable online in the property and rentals space, but here are some handy tips to help your website compete in this highly competitive market.

Google Has Unleashed Mobilegeddon

18 May, 2015

Google launched its “mobile-friendly” ranking signal on April 21st, which has become known as “Mobilegeddon” in the search industry. Websites that aren’t deemed to be mobile-friendly are likely to suffer a significant decrease in visibility for searches performed on mobile devices.

Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly?

31 March, 2015

Google has announced that, from 21 April, 2015, it will be increasing the impact of “mobile-friendliness” as a ranking signal in its mobile search results. As a result, websites that aren’t deemed to be “mobile-friendly” are likely to experience a drop in visibility for searches performed on mobile devices.

Designing a website from scratch: The process

4 February, 2015

In this post, I will guide you through the process of designing a website from scratch. This is a design process based on my own experience. It includes initial planning, gathering ideas, sketching wireframes and creating the design.

Design Inspiration #10

12 December, 2014

Welcome to the 10th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.