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I’m taking a sabbatical. Here’s why and what that means for you.

From the 11th October 2017 I will be on sabbatical for seven or more months. I’ve booked my flights out of the country and I’m not set to return until May 2018. For those of you who have found me via a Google search, here’s a bit of background information on who I am for…

How much does a website cost?

One of the most frequently asked questions any web designer gets is how much a website is going to cost. This is a completely reasonable question to ask, but before you ask you need to know there are a number of factors which can have an effect on the quote. The first thing we need…

Know your audience and your business

It may seem like an obvious thing to some, but I want to tell you why it’s important to know your business thoroughly before you build your website.  Here are some things you should be able to answer before you start working on your site: Who is your target audience? This includes age range, gender,…

Search Engine Optimisation – What is it? 

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is essentially the practice of making sure you have enough quality content for search engines to recognise what your website is all about. Although there are many methods of optimising your website, this is the core principle of SEO.  Search engine robots are constantly crawling the internet and millions of websites…

The issue with off the shelf WordPress themes

If you’ve ever browsed through the WordPress theme library or visited websites such as Themeforest, you’ll know there are thousands of themes out there designed for a whole array of website types. There are pre-built themes for news websites, graphic design portfolios, legal businesses, cake shops, fashion brands and more. These themes are great for…

What is responsive web design? 

Responsive web design is the practice of building websites which respond to the browser size to show the most suitable layout of elements based on the device a person is using. This practice is important in order to make sure people can still get the information they need, regardless of how they’re using the web. …

The importance of good content

Good content is important for driving traffic to your website and converting a passive audience into paying customers. Whatever business you are in you’ll have competitors. When people search for what you’re selling online they’ll go through a stage of researching what’s out there to find the best quality service or product they can find.…

Do I need a website? 

While it might seem like you’re missing a trick by not having a website, you might be able to get by without one if you’re just starting up. Not every business needs a website to show off their services, but that doesn’t me you don’t need an online presence at all. It’s an important tool for…

I'm currently on sabbatical until May 2018. You can read more about it here.