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…