April, 2014

20 Do’s and Don’ts for a Successful Small Business Website

April 8th, 2014|Web design|

How successful is your business website? Are you generating lots of web traffic? Are you receiving enough sales and enquiries or are visitors taking one look at your site and leaving for one of your competitors instead? The truth is no website is perfect and has a 100% conversion ratio so we can all find ways to improve something. The infographic below from WeddingWire offers 20 do’s and don’ts for you to start with. […]

7 Essential Ingredients to Create the Perfect Landing Page

April 8th, 2014|Web design|

It’s fairly obvious that the aim of most business websites is to generate sales or enquiries. By using landing pages you can give a potential customer enough information so that they are able to make the decision to buy, sign up or request further information. According to InfusionSoft there are 7 techniques you should employ for any landing page, these are detailed in their infographic below. […]

March, 2014

Why Your Badly Designed Website is Killing Your SEO

March 25th, 2014|SEO, Web design|

Google’s Panda algorithm update is designed to penalise poor quality websites that provide little or no value to people using their search facility. One of the factors they use to determine a poor quality site is user experience which can be determined by your bounce rate (the number of people that leave your site without clicking on another page). In theory the badly designed sites which have a higher bounce rate are thought to offer a poor user experience and will be penalised in the search engine results. But what makes a badly designed site? Take a look at the infographic below from WMG which gives you 10 web design elements you should be including to aid user experience. How many of those do you have on your site?   […]

7 Website Essentials That Will Generate More Sales and Enquiries

March 24th, 2014|Web design|

Your website should be the focal point of your marketing strategy, so getting it right can be the key factor in your business winning or losing. If you’re thinking of creating a new website, or your current site is under performing, the infographic below from Reach Local gives you 7 essential items you should be using to generate more sales and enquiries. […]

How to Choose the Right Colour for Your Logo and Website

March 19th, 2014|Logo design, Web design|

Most people have a clear idea of the colour scheme they want to use for their logo and website when they start a new business. Red has always been my favourite colour, so choosing our colour scheme (and company name) was a fairly painless task. We do often speak to people who aren’t sure what colour they should be using though, hopefully this guide will help you. Infographic brought to you by DesignMantic. […]

Why You Are Losing 57% of Your Website Visitors Within 3 Seconds

March 18th, 2014|Web design|

How slow is your business website? A recent study has found that 57% of online consumers abandon a website if a page takes longer than 3 seconds to load. That same study has shown that 78% of people felt stressed or angry when using a slow website. Is your website causing internet rage? The infographic below from Strangeloop shows you just how your brain works on a slow website. […]

26 Things You Should Know Before You Buy a New Website

March 14th, 2014|Web design|

Buying a new website can be a daunting process for some. We often receive emails where people apologise for not knowing the right questions to ask, or for asking things they think are silly. There’s no such thing as a silly question, the only silly question is the one left unasked! The infographic below from Pixaal gives you 26 things you should consider when buying a new site. Hopefully this will help you in your quest of finding the right web designer for you. […]

The Top 5 Ways to Market Your Business Online

March 5th, 2014|Email marketing, Marketing, SEO, Social media, Web design|

With over 2.5bn people using the internet throughout the world it’s clear to see why internet marketing has become extremely popular. But if you’re just starting out it can be difficult to know what techniques are available and what will be best for your business. The infographic below from Digital Marketing Phillipines gives you the 5 most effective ways to market your business online. Of course, it all starts with having a well designed website. […]