For many years, website owners in the UK have had a choice of domain names. Commercial companies registered domain names in the form myname.co.uk domains, while non-profits were encouraged to choose .org.uk, universities branded themselves .ac.uk and schools had addresses in the form myschool.sch.uk But all that is changing. Nominet, the organisation responsible… Continue reading .UK domains are coming – does it matter?
Otherwise known as: the Wonder of Whitespace. I see so many otherwise professionally presented facebook or twitter profiles where an organisation logo has ended up with the ends chopped off, or squished to fit, that I thought I’d write this quick guide to getting that right. A standard Facebook or Twitter icon, is square, like… Continue reading How can I make my logo fit nicely on my Facebook / Twitter page?
It’s a mean old world out there. You may be running a smallish local business, focussing carefully on delighting your local customers and doing the job better than your local competition, but if you are connected to the internet – and who can afford not to be these days? – you may inadvertently connect to… Continue reading Protect your reputation & customers : be aware of security issues
We Love the Tamar Valley is a new website project created for Tamar Valley Tourism, a group that brings together businesses in the Tamar Valley that have an interest in tourism – from holiday cottages, to bed manufacturers, to top hotels, to farmer’s markets. We were delighted to win the contract to produce this site… Continue reading We Love the Tamar Valley – a new Drupal 7 website for Tamar Valley Tourism
Would you like to make your photos look more striking, add text or take out that awkward item that spoils the whole shot? Learn how to use free software on your own computer to give your photos the wow factor at a half-day training workshop from Tamar Valley Tourism. Photo-editing workshop, Callington, Tuesday 25th February,… Continue reading Photo preparation workshop coming up on Tuesday 25th
As a history fan, I was delighted to be approached by archaeologist and writer Louise Turner, who wanted a new website created to promote her debut novel, Fire & Sword: a story set among the turmoil of late fifteenth century Scotland. As well as the usual ‘about the author’ and background content, Louise was keen… Continue reading Writer and Archaeologist Louise Turner: website launch
Blackcat Plymouth operate a sameday courier service and also a trailered car transport service – based in Plymouth, they operate across the UK, and need a website to showcase their services. We originally created a website for Blackcat way back in 2006, and although it had been updated several times since then, it was well… Continue reading Website revamp for Blackcat Plymouth
This is a Public Service announcement. I hope it will be useful! If you have a WordPress website or blog, and you have administrator access to it, that’s YOUR administrator access. It’s for you, only. DON’T share your username and password with your cousin/friend/grandson/Great Aunt Fanny when they offer to ‘help out’ with a blog… Continue reading WordPress Users: Sometimes it’s not good to share
Google Analytics is a great free tool for businesses, charities and anyone with a website. You can see how many people are visiting your website, work out which pages they are looking at (and which pages they ignore completely, or bounce off within a few seconds), and get an idea of what technologies they are… Continue reading Make sure website visitor data belongs to the site owner
Caribbean Weddings is a new project from Tropic Breeze – a specialist independent Caribbean tour operator. People who are planning weddings in the Caribbean need different information to customers who are booking family holidays, so we developed this new website in order to focus on providing all the details needed for this particular market. This… Continue reading New Caribbean Weddings website