Why you should make good use of colour in your web design

Posted by on May 28, 2012 in Website Design | 0 comments

With more and more companies building or having websites built for themselves every day, the need to compete is extremely strong.  That’s why it’s more vital than ever to have your website design stand out from the crowd – and the clever use of colour and eye-catching designs have never been more important. Of course, the first thing to consider is the type business you’re designing the website for.  A website for an insurance company would, by nature, nee

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Three tips for keeping up to date on web design

Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Website Design | 0 comments

Web design is constantly changing and developing as technology, user preferences and the uses of the internet change. As a web designer it is therefore essential that you are able to keep up to date on these changes and not fall behind the times! Here are three tips for keeping up to date on web design:Making use of the mobile web: with mobile phone usage spreading faster than wildfire and mobile technology developing at a rapid pace, it’s essential that you tak

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Optimise your web graphics and images for a better visitor experience

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Website Design | 0 comments

Images speak louder than words and often illustrate the point far better than pages of copy.  But large files and incompatible formats can make for lengthy download times – something that frustrates people and could get them to leave your website. Despite improvements in networks and internet connectivity, there are still some at the mercy of very slow connections (e.g. dial-up) and those accessing sites from mobile phones. There are a few important guidelines to

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How to give a web designer a good brief

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in Website Design | 0 comments

Websites are essential to development and success of most companies. So when employing a web designer to construct a site for you, it’s really important that you know what kind of information your designer will need. Designers aren’t mind readers, and if left to their own devices will often present you with a final product you are unhappy with if not given enough information or instruction. Web designers have to choose from a great deal of software, graphic opti

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The basics of mobile web design

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Website Design | 0 comments

With the rise in usage of mobile devices, designing a mobile website has become a must have for any company or organisation who wants to keep up to date with modern trends! Mobile sites open an entirely new door of customer exposure and interaction with customers who don’t have regular access to the internet through a pc as well as those who need to browse the web on-the-go. With the rising popularity of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter and their easy

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10 web design trends that you need to know about

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Website Design | 0 comments

Web design must be centered around the web user – creating websites which give users the information they need in an easy and enjoyable way. With the constant advances in technology and web design software, the approach taken to achieve this is constantly changing. Two of the most important aspects of web design are aesthetics and functionality. Given that web users spend – on average – only 10 seconds on each page, it’s important that the websit

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