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22 04, 2015

Google’s Mobile Friendly Update

By |April 22nd, 2015|Blog, Search Engine Visibility, Web Design, Website Design 101|0 Comments

If your website is not friendly to mobile devices then you are seriously risking your search engine ranking. Responsive website design has been a standard inclusion in all our website design and development project for several years now. As of this month (April 2015) Google will now consider how friendly your website is as part […]

2 03, 2015

Website Design 101 – Selecting the right platform for your website

By |March 2nd, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized, Web Design, Website Design, Website Design 101|0 Comments

When we start to plan your website, before we consider website design, we consider what platform will be best suited to the website required for your business.

There are a multitude of website platforms available to choose from, some of which are available at no cost (open source) and some that attract licencing fees. These platforms […]

26 02, 2015

Website Design 101 – Who is your target market?

By |February 26th, 2015|Blog, Web Design, Website Design, Website Design 101|0 Comments

This article is part of our Website Design 101 series that has been written to provide an insight into some of the considerations we go through as website designers and developers. Our knowledge base comes from both a background in teaching web design at university level and almost 20 years experience in designing and developing […]

25 02, 2015

Improving your search engine position #3

By |February 25th, 2015|Blog, Web Design, Website Design|0 Comments

This post is the third in a series documenting how we have worked to increase our own search engine position for our most relevant key phrase. Due to having just a holding page online for an extended period, without any real content our site lost it’s relatively high ranking for “web design Brisbane”.

At the time […]

21 02, 2015

Pros and Cons of using Commercial WordPress Themes

By |February 21st, 2015|Blog, Web Design, Website Design, Wordpress|0 Comments

The popularity of WordPress in recent years has sparked an industry of its own in the designing and developing of WordPress themes. Some designers are making a living selling WordPress themes online through several key marketplaces. While these themes can be useful for some websites, they can also be responsible for some fundamental errors that […]

18 02, 2015

Website Design 101 – What is the objective?

By |February 18th, 2015|Web Design, Website Design|1 Comment

A number of years ago I taught website design at a local university to photography students. For the most part they were simply interested in showcasing their images, separated into different portfolio categories with little text content. The thinking was that the images should communicate the relevant information to the visitor. Fundamentally, that message was: my […]

3 02, 2015

How to choose a website designer in 2015

By |February 3rd, 2015|Blog, Web Design, Website Design|0 Comments

How to choose a website designer in 2015

We wrote an article about choosing a website designer around 5 years ago and have decided to give it a complete re-write. The way in which website design has changed and the expectations that you may have as a client have altered during this period especially as the […]

14 01, 2015

Improving your search engine position #2

By |January 14th, 2015|Search Engine Visibility, Social Media|0 Comments

A few weeks ago I wrote the first article in this series regarding improving your search engine position. At that time our website was ranking somewhere around page 9 for our key search term “web design Brisbane”. Since then we have had some significant improvements in our search engine position. Below is a summary of […]

2 01, 2015

Top 10 Web Design Tips For 2015

By |January 2nd, 2015|Web Design|0 Comments

This list is a summary of the web design tips we believe are relevant for 2015.

Mobile First
There is no doubt that responsive web design is an absolute requirement now. The range of devices and the time we all spend using them demands that we design websites that are completely functional on mobile phones and tablets. […]

26 11, 2014

Web Design – The Importance Of The Home Page

By |November 26th, 2014|Blog, Web Design|0 Comments

A website’s home page is without doubt important. This article will discuss the relevance of the home page and how the design and layout of it can determine a number of the behaviours and transactions a website visitor should undertake.

Through teaching “web design” at a local university for almost 10 years and educating clients on a […]