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8 things to know before building your first website

8 things to know before building your first website

Don't have a website for your business? What you need to know before building a website for your small business. 1. You don't need a website Yep, I said it. Having a website isn't right for everyone and it especially isn't right for you if you haven't really decided...

Sustainable Web Design and Development

Sustainable Web Design and Development

I've been working towards more sustainable web design and development and making my business greener, AND YOU CAN TOO! It's no secret that the world needs to move towards more sustainable businesses and lifestyles to protect our environment. If you've been following...

Done for you Website Design Intensives

Done for you Website Design Intensives

Is your website the thing that’s keeping you stuck in your business? You may have been trying to DIY it for a while now, but well… let’s just say that it’s not working out quite as planned… Time after time we come across clients who are in desperate need of a done for...

14 Winter Brand Colour Palettes for Inspiration

14 Winter Brand Colour Palettes for Inspiration

Since we're feeling the cold right now, I thought it would be great to dive into some winter colours! Seasonal colour theory refers to finding the colour palette that best describes the season. Think of it like this: Spring brand colours: Warm and Light Summer brand...

Citations for Local Business – What, Why and Where?

Citations for Local Business – What, Why and Where?

If you're running a local business you may have heard that you need citations and directory listings. But before you go out and list your business in every directory under the sun let's dive into exactly what they are, why you need them, how many you need and which...

Optimise Website Images Online

Optimise Website Images Online

Optimising images for your website is so important. Without this basic step, you risk frustrating or even losing website visitors with slow-loading pages. A slow website can have a negative impact on your user experience, your SEO and the planet - yep, slow loading...

How to reduce your image sizes for increased website speed

How to reduce your image sizes for increased website speed

Why does your website need to load quickly? Having a fast website has many advantages. For your visitors, it provides a better overall user experience. They have the freedom to navigate your website without the stress of a slow loading page. This is so important...

7 AUTUMN COLOUR PALETTES + HEX CODES

7 AUTUMN COLOUR PALETTES + HEX CODES

Autumn is one of the most enriched seasons of the year, the sights and colours are beautiful and provide wonderful inspiration to bring into brand design. Nature becomes a source of inspiration in every way. In design, we can use the Seasonal Brand Colour Palettes to...

6 Reasons why blogging is important for traffic and authority

6 Reasons why blogging is important for traffic and authority

Blogging has been around for over 27 years and it’s not going anywhere. Yes, blogging IS important! According to Hubspot “Business blogging is a marketing tactic that uses blogging to get your business more online visibility”. However, this is just the tip of the...

4 Reasons you need a WordPress Child Theme

4 Reasons you need a WordPress Child Theme

Yes, themes can have children. And they are an important aspect of building your WordPress website on the right foundations. You need a WordPress child theme to allow for customisations that aren't overwritten when your WordPress theme is updated. Before we talk about...

How to Set up Google Analytics: The Complete Guide (with pictures)

How to Set up Google Analytics: The Complete Guide (with pictures)

What is the most popular page on your website? How long did it take you to answer that question? With Google Analytics, that information is readily available in seconds.  Your website is a digital storefront showing off all the amazing products of services you offer....

5 Steps to Create a Website Mood Board

5 Steps to Create a Website Mood Board

Creating a website mood board helps keep any site build on track. Whether you are building your own website or have the help of a designer, a mood board is a great first step and will start your journey to creating a site that you're in love with! Designing a website...

8 SUMMER BRAND COLOUR PALETTES + HEX CODES

8 SUMMER BRAND COLOUR PALETTES + HEX CODES

With Summer being near, we thought that you might like to explore the colour palette that this season has to offer. Use these cool hazy tones right and it can really uplift your brand. Being the most lively season of the year, Summer it is all about the delicious and...

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