Website Design

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WE DESIGN WEBSITES THAT WORK

Having a successful website is not as simple as it looks.

A large percentage of the businesses we talk to have learnt this first-hand, the hard way.

Your website should be a fantastic investment. It should pay for itself over and over again from the business it generates.

Unfortunately, due to bad planning and strategy, most business websites are seen as just an expense.

We can help you with your sales and marketing goals by being more strategic about the content on your website. We’ll also show you how to promote it once it’s live.

All our websites are built from scratch and include basic search engine optimisation in the price.

The websites we create are a profitable investment.

Furthermore we pride ourselves on working closely with our customers to build websites that help to achieve their objectives not ours. This could be increased sales or simply providing information to existing or potential customers. All our websites adopt defined technology to ensure they are built for a great customer experience including:
  • Pages load quickly
  • Easy to navigate
  • Access with ease
  • Simplified browsing

INCLUDED WITH OUR WEBSITES?

Responsive website design allows for a perfect view on any device. It will automatically adjust anything from the font size to picture size, giving any user a great experience. Each view is designed individually to achieve this.

This means that if required you can update the written content of the website without breaking the layout. Other options are available, although training will be required. However we are always available to add additional pages and alter page layouts if and when needed.

We will set up a Google account on your behalf and install Google Analytics onto to your website. This will enable you to track the amount of visitors and how they found you. This is an essential tool especially when used in conjunction with search engine optimisation techniques.

We will set up your Google Search Console. This has various tools included which are used to check that your website is indexed correctly.

It can also show if your website has been blocked or penalised by Google. This can also be used in association with our Search Engine Optimisation services.

As standard we will set up a sitemap. This is an electronic file which lists all the pages that are on your website. We then submit this to Google through your search console, helping Google to index your website correctly. We also use this to inform Google of any alterations to your website in the future.

  • Professional Navigation Menus
  • Picture Galleries & Slide Shows
  • Video Embed & Background
  • Media Carousel including Pictures, Videos or Both
  • Testimonial Carousel
  • Accordions & Toggles (you are in a toggle now)
  • Countdowns
  • Flip Boxes
  • Customised Email forms
  • Blogs
  • Social Media Integration, Including Share Buttons, Social Icons and Feeds
  • E-Commerce & Payment Options (on-line shops)
  • Google Maps
  • Membership Sections and Private Pages (password protected)
  • Booking Widgets

Even if its not listed we can accommodate any requirements, just ask.

WordPress Website Design

WORDPRESS WEB DESIGN SPECIALISTS

Just over one in four websites in the world are now built using WordPress. We find it one of the most flexible and cost effective platforms for any type of website.

  • WordPress is search engine friendly and automatically solves many search engine optimisation (SEO) issues.
  • WordPress is mobile friendly, smart phone and tablet usage is exploding. Your website needs to look great and work well on any device. If not your customers will skip your site and go somewhere else.

All our websites are custom built. We do not use templates and simply just change the colours and text as so many online companies, franchises or part time so call designers do.

TOP WEBSITE DESIGN TIPS

You need to plan exactly what you want a potential customer to do when they visit your website. Its imperative that you understand this as its the first and most important step to making your website a valuable asset.

What do you want your website visitors to do?

Here is a list of what we think should be the most obvious:

  • Telephone your business
  • Email your business
  • Subscribe to your mailing list
  • Request a callback
  • Download something
  • Book an appointment
  • Buy your product
  • Understand your service
  • Stay for a while

Why You Should Not Have a Separate Mobile Website.
Its now not good enough to have a separate mobile website it needs to be responsive, having a separate mobile website is now a no no. This is because Google’s algorithm is now ranking mobile first. Even if you are a strong business to business company with most of your website interactions on a desktop if its not responsive your ranking will drop.

WHAT IS A RESPONSIVE WEBSITE?

A responsive website is now an absolute necessity if you want to reach your full market and is critical for the growth of your business. If you haven’t already got a responsive website you need to get on top of it right now. Google ranks websites on a mobile first basis even if you are a B2B business and all your searches are on a desktop.

A fully responsive website needs to be able to adapt to be viewed any number of different devices including tablets and smart phones, if not your business website could see a meaningful drop in search engine rankings.

Viewing a website from a PC is entirely different to the view on the reduced screen size of a tablet or smart phone, with slower connection speeds when out on mobile networks. Website speed is now a major ranking factor. Ask about AMP pages!

Responsive Website Design

USER EXPERIENCE WEB DESIGN TIPS

Website design coupled with a great user experience is essential.
  • Give customers a reason to scroll down your page.
  • Tell them what you do and how this makes their life better.
  • And then tell them what to do to get started.
  • Use a customer focused short benefit statement.
  • Promise a transformation if they use you.
  • Use sub headings to list your benefits.
  • Build authority by using numbers in headlines.
  • Make sure your telephone number is clickable on smart phones.
  • Divide your website into sections based on your products or services
  • Keep your email forms short, less is more. No one likes filling in forms.
  • Give them something for FREE, some FREE TIPS for example.
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