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  • 22 February 2024

Copy First, Design Second: Why Words Shape the Web

I often have conversations with business leaders who are looking for a new website design. This isn't out of the ordinary, we are a web design agency, but it's the fact we talk about design straight away that is, I believe, the wrong way round.

  • 12 February 2024

How often should you update WordPress?

WordPress is an open-source software maintained by thousands of contributors. Because of this, it's a highly secure and robust CMS, in which we place full trust. But....

  • 31 January 2024

Aptos: The Dawn of a New Font Era at Microsoft

We love a font! Fonts can make a massive difference to the design of a website, both in terms of readability and style.

  • 28 January 2024

Sustainable Web Design: Our Pledge for a Greener Internet

Did you know that the internet, and therefore all websites, have an environmental impact? And it is probably much higher than you thought.

  • 15 September 2023

Day 1 of Brighton SEO Takeaway

I'm travelling back from Brighton SEO day 1, and I've just heard a talk from John Muller of Google. This information is straight from the horse's mouth.

  • 25 May 2023

Unmasking the Cache: Why You Can’t See Website Changes Immediately

Have you ever been told by your web team that they have implemented new changes, only for you to check and not be able to see the work they have done? More often than not this is due to a thing called Cache.

  • 10 May 2023

The Myth of Homepage Sliders: Why They Don’t Slide the Way You Want

Homepage sliders – they seem like the perfect way to showcase all your great content in one place, right? They look sleek and flashy, and they give you the feeling of having a dynamic, interactive website. But, like a bad magic trick, all that glitters isn't gold.

  • 22 April 2023

Google’s Updated Ranking Systems Guide – What You Need to Know

Google has recently made some changes to its ranking factors, leaving many SEO experts wondering whether these factors were ever truly influential. Moreover, should we even be concerned about these changes? In this blog post, we'll explore the updates and discuss their implications for your website and content strategy.

  • 28 February 2023

Get a Google Review link

If you want to get more Google reviews, then making it easier for people to leave them is one surefire way to do this.

  • 1 February 2023

Understanding the basics of SEO

Welcome to my introduction to Google search. In this blog, I will break down the basics of getting your site to rank on Google for the search terms and phrases that you want.

  • 23 January 2023

SEO is like going to the Gym

SEO, or search engine optimisation, is often misunderstood. This is partly due to how some SEO specialists and the industry present it. However, there are certain truths that are important to understand before diving into any SEO work.

  • 3 January 2023

5 ways to improve your website loading speed

Website speed is an important factor that can affect the user experience, search engine rankings, and even conversion rates. If a website takes too long to load, users may get frustrated and leave before they even see what the site has to offer. In this blog post, we'll discuss five ways you can improve the speed of your website.

  • 17 August 2022

Understanding the differences between domain names, emails, hosting and websites

If you’re starting a business, one of the first steps you need to take is setting up your website. This can be overwhelming if you’re not sure where to start. Understanding the differences between a domain name, website, email and website hosting will help make this process easier. Let’s dive in!