"I don't have time for social media" - Buffer to the rescue!

14 March 2017

Social media is so busy now, getting heard can be a real challenge. But posting to many different networks and scheduling lots of posts can be really hard work. Read more


Set goals in Google Analytics to measure website conversions

15 December 2016

Google analytics (GA) is a free to use online service that allows you to measure website traffic, referring pages, geographic location of visitors, real time visitors and more. It allows us to set up… Read more


Add a customer feedback form to your website

28 November 2016

Getting feedback from your customers can point you in the direction of how to make improvements or highlight strengths and weaknesses you didn't realise you even had! Read more


5 Reasons why you don't want to buy cheap web hosting

06 October 2016

I get asked why our hosting is more expensive than other, cheaper alternatives on the market. Well, not all hosting is equal and really cheap hosting could bring with it some nasty "extras" that you… Read more


Optimising Concrete5 website performance

24 June 2016

There are different things to look at when optimising page load times on Concrete5 websites. Let's take a look at our options... The first area to check is the server. Read more


Add git commit, pull and push icons to Netbeans

08 April 2016

If, like me, you use NetBeans and git, you may get tired of right clicking and choose git > commit or git > remote > pull etc. You can add quick toolbar icons that you can click to make things quicker… Read more


5 factors of website usability [infographic]

15 February 2016

Here's five important usability factors when considering a new website or optimising an existing website (Infographic) Read more


5 FREE tools to help with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)

20 January 2016

Search Engine Optimisation is a time consuming task, where you need to compete against the efforts of your competition online. Many tools exist to take away some of the manual work to help speed up… Read more


Designing to a 12 column grid

19 November 2015

Bootstrap is one of many CSS frameworks that uses the 12 column grid to create responsive layouts. If we design a website to fit a 12 column grid then we can use bootstrap to build responsive columns… Read more


Welcome to Horsham: Our home town

28 October 2015

Based in the county of West Sussex, Horsham is a market town about 30 miles south west of London and only 18.5 miles from Brighton. Read more


Great sites for web design inspiration

15 October 2015

Great sites for Web Design inspiration: Everyone needs inspiration every now and then and web design is no different. When designing new websites we can get "designers block" just like when writers… Read more


Config Settings for Concrete 5.7 and v8

14 July 2015

Concrete5 v5.7 and v8 allow for custom config settings to help fine tune your Concrete5 website. There are a lot of settings, this post is designed to be a reference to some of the common ones that… Read more


Config settings for Concrete 5.6

14 July 2015

Concrete5 5.6's config file (/config/site.php) allows us to easily customise some additional features in the CMS. Read more


Disable block caching in Concrete5

10 July 2015

Sometimes blocks don't work well if you run Concrete5's cache on them. Imagine the state of a block changes somehow, you may not want this to cache and appear differently to it's default state. Read more

What else can you expect from our web design and development blog? 

There are notable additional topics to read about here on our web design blog due to the close relationship web design and development can have with digital marketing for instance, namely SEO and social media marketing. Google and social media sites are constantly evolving and releasing new updates which affect how their algorithms work, emphasising the importance of staying up to date with how you can successfully tailor your website for both. Below you can find out just how interlinked the worlds of web design and digital marketing are and how when both are executed well, each can harmoniously improve the other to create a strong performing website that positively represents your business.

There is no time to waste, broaden your website knowledge courtesy of our web design and development blog. We hope you find the articles useful, feel free to get in touch should you want more information or have any input of your own that would make a useful addition to the available content. Happy reading!

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