Designing for Clarity: Contact Details

If you are as old as me, you’ve lived through the tap-i-dy-tap telex machines, the bleep-squeak-squeal facsimile machine, mobile phones, email and now all the social media platforms. It’s the technological progression of human communication. However, when it comes to designing a business card, promotional leaflet, website contact page etc, your contact details are still […]

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How making tea widened my life and business.

How making tea widened my life and business.

I recently made it to 50. I know, pretty cool hey, I’m told it’s the new 40. Time to celebrate the milestone.Well, whilst as milestone marks a distance – the length between two points – when and how do we measure the width of our life. Do we ever reach out and touch the sides?We […]

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Do you frighten off your customers with pop ups?

I remember the early days of the Internet when at Christmas time some whizz-bang scripting guru had worked out how to have snow falling down a web page. There was a similar effect with leaves drifting down the page in Autumn. It was cool for a few seconds and then it became the most annoying […]

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Responsive and Mobile First Web Design

Responsive and Mobile First Web Design – What am I talking about? If you have a website and are not sure what I am talking about then read on . . . Let’s forget the responsive jargon and simply consider that your website may be viewed on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Now […]

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Beyond SEO – fully optimise your website experience

Most of us know about Search Engine Optimisation (SEO for short); a methodology to optimise your site to make it attractive to search engines. It’s a blend of the content of your site with the behind the scenes HTML code, such as keywords, H tags, image alt tags and those various meta tags are all […]

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Do you need a website?

Of course you do, well I’m a web designer . . . ! Well let’s think about it for a moment. I was having my hair cut just the other day and we got talking about web design. I asked my hairdresser if she had a website and she said, “no, I just use facebook”. […]

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Sales Route Funnels in Action

Can you lead a horse to water and make it drink? I’m talking about, sales route funnels . . . let’s look at an example www.customgiftwrap.co.uk and start at the home page; now ask ourselves . . . “What do we want a visitor to ultimately do when they arrive on the site?” In this […]

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Where do you hide your engaging content?

I call it the origami of SEO . . . above or below the fold? So you’ve mastered the 3 key search engine optimisation building blocks . . . you’ve got that quizzical look? . . . Content – Content – Content! Now, stop and think for a while, how does Google know you’ve got […]

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Quick’n’Easy SEO tips

SEO you ask? Search Engine Optimisation I say, well, if you are still with me, then read on. After far too many years of developing websites, Fizzy has grown up with the constant challenge of optimising website designs, and their content, to improve their rankings on Google and the like. Yes, it’s the holy grail […]

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