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28 Feb: Why you shouldn’t rush writing the content marketing for your website

Introduction You may have already hired a web design agency to build your new website? So at this point you may now be writing the text for each page? However, it’s important to pause for a second, and that’s because we believe you shouldn’t rush writing the content marketing for your new website, and here’s why we think that.   ·        Content marketing if written poorly could increase your websites bounce rate ·        Content marketing that’s well written could help you to increase your number of sales ·        Can have a direct bearing on how strong your businesses SEO is.   Could increase your businesses bounce rate Sometimes a web design company will want the written text as soon as possible, that’s so they can get the website built and finish the design quickly. Some website designers may refer to the written text as the “copy” for your website. This…

22 Feb: Why do so many web design companies recommend WordPress?

Introduction You may well be about to start a new business, and because of this your business requires a new website. But you are unsure which CMS, (Content Management System) to opt for? That’s to say, does your business opt for a WordPress website, or perhaps another CMS? Well, here at our web design agency we are big fans of WordPress, so we thought we would be in a good place to explain why WordPress is so good. Dashboard So, you have a dashboard on your car right, which obviously explains important things like how much fuel you have, and water temperature and yes, your dashboard will also tell you how fast you are going. All important things when you are driving along the road, but there’s another type of dashboard, and this dashboard is connected to your WordPress website. Which means that when you login through the WP login…

12 Feb: We need a website designed quickly can you help?

Introduction Let’s say you are launching a new business here within South Wales, and to get the business up and running you’ve had to secure a business loan, find a businesses premises, hire staff and sort our your marketing. Well, as you can imagine, sometimes a business will be in a rush to get a website designed because they have so much to do. And this is where we can help, so if your shopping around currently for web design quotes, and the various website designers are coming back to you with vague estimates how long it will take to build your new website, well why not give us a ring instead. Here’s how we can cut the time down it takes to obtain a new website: WordPress websites Okay, so some digital marketing agencies may want to invite you to a meeting, then you may have a long winded…

07 Feb: How having a list of company websites that you like can help to accelerate the web design process

Introduction Sometimes a web design company will ask you to come into their offices, that’s so you can both brainstorm ideas, and start to come up with a plan as to how you would like your new company website to look. However, we believe what can greatly help our web designers is this, that is having a list of competitors websites that you like, and this will allow us a really good idea as to how you may like your website to look. For example, do you like the slider on the homepage, or perhaps a business is using a colour that you also want to use. Obviously no business wants to look too similar to another business, that goes without saying, however it can be a good way of getting the ball rolling so that your web design company and your business is on the same page as to…

04 Feb: What are “Hex Codes” and why are they important when it comes to web design?

Introduction It’s really important to consider what colours you want to use on your new website, that’s to say bright colours such as purple can convey a perception that the company is modern. Yet, minimalistic websites may just use black and grey fonts and colours to convey a more traditional style, for example an architects’ practice may choose this style. And why is this so important, well a good web design company will want the colour scheme used on your website to match other items used for marketing purposes for your business, such as your business cars, your shop front and even the colour that the company cars are. So its important that the business and the web designers agree on what colours to use, and this is where Hex Codes are often used.  What are Hex Codes? Hex Codes are simply a colour code that are normally shown through…

24 Jan: Why it’s important that your web design company carries out the correct testing

Introduction It’s all well and good hiring the best web design company you can afford, yet if the website has a glitch that doesn’t get discovered before its set live, well this could mean that you have some disgruntled customers. Sure you may hire a digital marketing agency and they may design a website that looks great, for example there might be an introductory video which shows your offices, your staff, plus also it may convey what your business is all about, for example a car dealership. Yet, after the initial positive impression a website may have many glitches, and this is why a website should be tested. So for example, there are many tests that a web design business should do, but here are just some of them: ·        Does the shopping cart work correctly? ·        Is the website responsive? ·        Does the contact form work? ·        Does the…

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…