21 Jan: Do you know that we also offer online marketing services?

Introduction So you may have just had a new WordPress website designed by us, but then like a lot of businesses you are wondering what is the best way to promote your business? This is when many companies ask us to implement organic or local SEO, plus we can also offer social media advertising as well. And we know as a business owner you are going to be super busy running your business, so if your looking for a company that can build your website, then straightaway start implementing SEO, then why not contact us? How can online marketing help my business? Many businesses have a website built, yet then do not know how to start promoting the business. That’s to say there are so many ways to invest in online marketing, for example does your business require local SEO, organic SEO, link building, social media advertising or perhaps PPC?…

11 Jan: Why do so many businesses choose WordPress?

Introduction Whatever business sector you operate within, whether you run a hotel or you run a large manufacturing business, you will normally be able to find other businesses in your business sector that rely on WordPress. We think that WordPress is great, we think that a website designed with WordPress can look great, but not just that it’s super easy for businesses to use. So say your business wants to publish a regular news article, this is to help improve your businesses SEO, well WordPress, through its easy to use dashboard makes it a piece of cake to add a new blog post. What is WordPress? WordPress is a CMS, this means that WordPress is a content management system. WordPress is popular because its easy to use, and a business can easily add blog posts, or sometimes make simple changes to the website themselves, for example, if you change address,…

18 Dec: You’ve got a website built, but does it promote every single service that your business offers?

Introduction Often a business doesn’t just offer one thing, a solicitor practice normally offers different types of services, such as employment law advice or family law advice. A landscape gardener normally doesn’t just offer to lay a patio for you, often they can build wooden fences, build decking and often offer to build summerhouses as well. So, this therefore should make you think, well, is my website correctly advertising every service that our business offers? Or have you opted for a low-cost website, where the website designer here in Cardiff has set up a website that only has a few pages? So, for example, do you may run a car dealership and you’ve just focused on selling used cars on your website, yet the website designer and your business may have forgot to mention that you also have an MOT station, that you can offer servicing of cars and that…

16 Dec: How long do you think it would take to build our website?

Introduction So, you may have a business idea that you want to get off the ground quickly? Or perhaps you’ve been in business for quite a while, yet you now appreciate the fact that your company’s website is not gaining you much business and needs redesigning. So, it’s time for a new website, yet when you ask around all the various website designers how long it will take to build your new website, well, the answers coming back might be a bit vague. And this is no good, as if it’s a new website, well it often has to pass through what is called a “Google Sandbox period”- but what does that even mean? Well, it simply means that it can take longer to implement SEO, so this is why you really need to choose a website design company here in Cardiff that does not take forever and a day…

11 Dec: Reasons why businesses often have their website redesigned

Introduction As a business owner you may well be keeping an eye on what the competition is doing from a marketing perspective. And you may notice that a lot of your competitors here within Cardiff are having their websites redesigned by Cardiff web designers. And you may well be asking yourself, well why are these businesses having their websites redesigned? Well, to help you to understand why so many businesses are having their websites redesigned, we have listed some common reasons for why businesses contact us to have a new website built. Not mobile friendly So many websites are still not mobile friendly, and if you speak to any digital marketing agency, well, they will tell you that’s really important to get a website that’s responsive, and mobile friendly. And what happens if your company website is not “mobile friendly”- well, this could mean your businesses SEO could suffer. So…

22 Oct: What does “Mobile First Indexing” mean and why this should be kept in mind when designing your website

Introduction Sometimes when we call a web design agency we will have a really good idea of how we want the website to look. That’s to say we may want a slider, or perhaps a video showing your offices and your staff at work. And from a design perspective, well that may look good, but if you were to ask most digital marketing agencies what they now believe is one of the most important factors when designing a website, and they are bound to say making the website work as well as possible on mobile devices. And by mobile devices we mean your smartphone or tablet. And yes some web designers will state your website is “Responsive”– but within this article we will look at whether this is enough.   What does Mobile First Indexing actually mean? Mobile First Indexing simple means that the mobile version of your content is…

07 Oct: Which type of website would you recommend if we wanted to implement SEO?

Introduction Sometimes when a business is just starting off, the business owners may just wanted to most inexpensive website that they opt for. However, what often happens at a later date is the business finds that it can sometimes be hard to optimise that website. This could be because the website designers have built the website using HTML that cannot be easily edited. Or it could be because the website has been designed by a website design agency and the CMS offers you as the business owner limited functionality. So for example, even adding meta titles, meta descriptions, alt tags and internal links is difficult to do. We always therefore recommend to customers that you must consider which type of website your business needs carefully. And we always recommend WordPress to most businesses, here’s why we always recommend WordPress to small and medium sized businesses, if after the website has…

21 Aug: Pros and the cons of opting for a bespoke website

  Introduction   Okay so all websites are bespoke, right? Well, no actually, and that’s because a lot of websites these days are built using templates. This article will therefore look at the pro’s and cons of having a bespoke website built for your business. Pro’s Bespoke Ultimately most businesses want a bespoke website for their business, however, often cost is the deciding factor on whether this can be achieved or not. The reason that cost is a deciding factor is because often there will need to be many hours, sometimes even hundreds of hours spent building some bespoke websites. And as you can imagine all that time often doesn’t come cheap, so often it boils down to money.   Unique One of the main reason’s businesses have a bespoke website is simply because it will be unique. After all, no one wants to have their website looking the same…

17 Aug: How much does a new website cost?

So, your about to start a new business? Or, alternatively you may have had your website for some time now, it’s just its starting look, well a bit dated and needs replacing? And now you want a new website, yet you don’t know which option to go for- that’s to say do you want a WordPress website, a bespoke website or a website that you’ve built yourself? Well sure, there’s loads of companies to choose from when you search for “Cardiff website designers”- there’s quite literally hundreds to choose from. However, with that said, which website do you need? Well you may be confused. So to help you know a bit more about the various options that are available to you, we’ve written this rather handy article. Bespoke Okay, so let’s say your launching a new brand, and you’ve designed say a new range of luxurious candles. So, you don’t…