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Avoiding New Website Blues: Why You Need Website Discovery

09 Mar 2020

Avoiding New Website Blues: Why You Need Website Discovery

Have you ever been involved in a website project where the final deliverable or outcome just didn’t hit the brief of what you wanted or had envisaged? If not, that’s awesome! But if your answer is a resounding ‘yes’, you’re not alone. This, unfortunately, happens a lot with website projects. However, it can easily be avoided if a proper discovery process is followed to truly understand the expectations and objectives for the project.

Why Upgrade to SilverStripe 4.0 - What a CMS Upgrade Can Do For Your Business

06 Nov 2019

Why Upgrade to SilverStripe 4.0 - What a CMS Upgrade Can Do For Your Business

Our favourite CMS platform SilverStripe has recently released its newer version 4.0. We thought it’d be best to share the reasons why you should update your CMS, and the new features and improvements you can expect in this new version.

What makes great UX?

16 May 2017

What makes great UX?

The most important aspect of user experience is putting yourself in the user’s position. Understanding your audience is the first step in most marketing strategies and designing your website is no exception

Why mobile should be your first priority

20 Feb 2017

Why mobile should be your first priority

More websites are loaded on a mobile device than they are on desktop, however an outstanding number of websites are still not mobile optimised. We look at why mobile needs to be prioritised. 

What heat maps can tell us about our web design

26 Jan 2017

What heat maps can tell us about our web design

A heat map will show how users are navigating on a website and which sections of each page are getting the most action. What can heat maps tell us that other tools won't?

Website Tip: How to optimise your page speed

16 Jan 2017

Website Tip: How to optimise your page speed

Slow page speed is one of the biggest reasons for a website having a low click through rate or a high bounce rate. Follow these few tips to improve yours.

WEBSITE TIP: Simple works best

05 Jan 2017

WEBSITE TIP: Simple works best

As busy people, we are always looking for shortcuts or ways of doing things in the most quick and efficient way. Apps are created every day aimed at saving people time and new technologies are constantly being made to minimise steps in processes. 

The Rise of Visual Content

01 Sep 2016

The Rise of Visual Content

The longer it takes someone to do something, the less likely they are to do it. This is a very big generalisation, but in the world of online and consuming content, it rings pretty close to true. People want to know key information and they want to know it quickly.

Is page loading affecting your traffic?

09 Dec 2015

Is page loading affecting your traffic?

We have come a long way from the days of dial-up. We no longer have to wait for the modem to make odd scrambling noises while it connects to the internet, nor do we have to lose the connection when a phone call comes in.

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