website design, construction & development
In today's world of instant communications, first impressions count, so you need a high quality website get the most out of the opportunities made available via the internet.
We make sure that the sites we create not only look great, but work well too, so you'll find sleek coding underpinning everything so your site works swiftly and is search engine friendly.
Along with visual impact through design, we consider usability to be an essential ingredient in the building of our websites. By laying out your site in a clear and consistent manner, we'll create you an online presence that users will enjoy visiting and take their time to view and read.
Talk to us for a little while, and you'll discover we don't do techno-speak. At least, not outside the safety of our studio. Instead, we'll listen to your ideas and discuss your project to make sure that we know what you want and can work out the best way to produce it for you. From there, we'll create a detailed brief and quotation for you before getting down to the main event - building a website that makes your visitors gasp and your rivals cry.
search engine optimisation
get found on google
Around 80% of people looking for information on the Internet do so through major search engines such as Google. If your website is not found within the first pages of the search engines, the chances are you are missing out on potential visits. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a set of processes aimed at improving the results of a website within the major search engine listings. These processes may include search engine submission, adjusting and building site content, improving site quality and building links, all of which we do as standard when building websites from scratch.
making your website open to all
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), organisations have a legal and social responsibility to ensure that they don't discriminate on the basis of how content is displayed on websites. Legal action is a possible consequence of failing to take reasonable steps to cater for web users with disabilities. All of our websites are designed using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) which separates design from content, to allow users to view the content in the format that they wish, or to use screen readers to allow website text to be read to them automatically via their computer with software such as Jaws.
content management systems
update your site yourself
People worldwide now expect news to be instant, and we understand that you may well need that facility for your site. Additionally, if visitors trust that a website is updated regularly, they (and serach engines) will look back at it for new information, saving you time and money advertising in more conventional ways. Our content management systems allow you to add, edit and delete website pages, images, documents and any other elements that you require to update via a secure login system and web page editor similar to Microsoft Word. And if you have specific CMS requirements, we can build additional modules for you, which allows you to have the advantages of a tried and tested system with the addition of bespoke modules developed specifically for your organisational needs.
selling your stuff online
With online sales climbing all the time, you can make vast differences to your company's turnover with an e-commerce shop. We understand your commitment when deciding to sell products online, so will guide you through the important issues such as security, marketing and updating your product database, and we'll design your e-commerce website with your existing branding and business sector in mind. Our focus is on making your site successful by working with you before, during and after the build to ensure your maximum sales potential is reached.
email newsletters and marketing
Email marketing from a reliable database works well alongside traditional mail-shots, but is more cost effective and delivers quicker results. We can set up mailing lists and import your existing contact database to to allow us to undertake email marketing on your behalf. Our service includes not only creating great-looking eshots to grab people's attention, but also content advice, list management and campaign reporting.