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We’d like to share articles and updates about the things we love with you. Including everything from the latest graphic design trends and current cutting edge website design and development news to keep you informed…

Top Five Benefits Of A Custom-Built WordPress Website

March 27, 2023

Many of our clients have attempted to build their own websites, and failed. The reason being that there is no ‘One Size Fits All’ approach to website design and development (And 99% of all off-the-shelf WordPress themes are also clunky and difficult to manage. They tend to over promise and …

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Picture perfect: Tippity top tips when choosing images for your website

March 1, 2023

A picture speaks a thousand words, even on the interwebs. Ugh, we’ve heard it before. But whether you love or loathe that overused cliché, it is true that one image can deliver something in an instant that words… well, words just can’t.  Thing is, there’s a real need for speed. …

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The (Almost) Complete Guide To Web Designer Shopping

January 24, 2023

New year, new website, new ways to conquer the world wide web. Splendid! Where do we start? You know when you’re in the queue and someone loses focus for a split second and rams their trolley into the back of your ankles? That’s the kind of pain people experience just …

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The Year Your Website Makes It BIG

January 5, 2023

Let’s look New Year Resolutions straight in the eye right here, right now. They have a really dodgy rep . . . and we don’t want any of their shenanigans to ruin our best laid plans. Am I right or am I right? Here’s the root of their bad reputation: …

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Stay Safe From Online Scammers This Festive Season

December 19, 2022

Don’t become a victim to online fraud this holiday (or ever!). Your online security should be your top priority while enjoying your well deserved break, which is why your bank is constantly improving their online security and fraud prevention strategies. They’re always finding ways to educate consumers and make banking …

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Will Web Designers Save The World?

December 5, 2022

Newsflash! We’re still passionate about doing our bit to help transform the world wide web into a big mean green machine! You may remember our GREEN article from last year when we said that awareness is the first step in making those changes? And how the speedier your site is, …

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Recycling Your Content: The Purpose Of Repurposing

November 7, 2022

These days, recycling is not just a trend. It’s a lifestyle, a requirement, a duty of modern living. We recycle everything, from clothes to crayons, to carpets. We recycle things we probably shouldn’t. So, why would we not think to recycle our own work?No really.Hear me out. We are all …

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Our Website Design And Development Process

October 26, 2022

We start with a consultation to truly understand your business, industry, target audience and long term website goals. A quote is then created based on your website expectations and requirements (Featured content, page types and functionality). Our designers then produce three Homepage concept designs with different layouts, fonts and colour …

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Wouldn’t it be great if clients came with warning labels?

October 3, 2022

How do you know if a client is going to be trouble? Red flags, people! Know them. Spot them. Run screaming. Seriously though, it’s nigh impossible to tell from the get-go that a client is going to turn into the nightmare before breakfast. Or is it? Maybe red flags are …

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SURFING THE NET . . . AND OTHER MYSTERIES

August 29, 2022

Back in the day, in the dawn of time, the Internet was difficult to navigate. Jean Armour Polly decided to make it easier. You’ve got to remember that, at the daybreak of the ‘90’s, even getting access to a computer was challenging, never mind finding your way around inside it. …

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