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Home Page Design and Cross Platform Branding

Creating A Simple Website I built a website last week for a local company, SafeSure Plumbing and Heating Ltd. When putting together a simple commercial site like this one, there are a few things that I like to see in place, particularly for the trades: A prominent telephone number – as that is how the…

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Business Networking Review

Do you ever go and out and attend business networking events? Ever considered it? The last I heard around 9% of UK businesses invest time and money in business networking events, and mine is one of them. I started my website design business in around July of 2014 and networking has been my main source…

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Let’s All Read Less And Learn Faster

Did you know that in the last 10 seconds there has been more written and published online than in all of the rest of mankind’s recorded history? No? Fair enough, I just made that up. Yet there is a similar, less preposterous statistic out there which we’ve all read at some time or other. I…

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Webwisa The Brand

Who remembers Stuart Baggs ‘the brand’ from the UK’s The Apprentice? In 2011 Stuart was one of Lord Sugar’s apprentice candidates who allowed his boasts to expand so much that he became a laughing stock. This included describing himself as a brand. Possibly not entirely his fault; given his age and the fact that the…

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Training With The Sales Masters Guild

I spent a couple of days last week training with John Kettley’s Sales Masters Guild in Stevenage. John’s organisation exists to teach business and sales skills to start-ups and to more established businesses. In the case of start-ups this is obviously often much needed, but the same can be said for older firms too. If…

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Green Screen Video For Your Website

The Value of getting To Know Businesses In Your Area I spent an enjoyable hour today with ex-BBC television and radio presenter Stephen Rhodes, learning about his video production company, Bullet Point Media. I went to visit Stephen because as website designers ourselves it is extremely useful to have an understanding of other businesses local to us…

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How And Why To Add An SSL Certificate To A Website

Google Moves To Enhance Data Security In 2014 Google announced that it would offer ranking boosts to websites that use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificates to increase the security of data being passed too and from them. For  the time being having a lock symbol and https, as opposed to http, at the front of…

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