Blog Posts About: Web Design

Domain name illustration
Web Design

How important is a domain name for your business?

Your domain name says a lot about you as a business; as well as ensuring that people “get to your door” effectively.  In fact, choosing a domain name – and therefore your website address – could be one of the most important sales and marketing decisions you ever make. What is a domain name? You […]

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Web Design

Website speed begins with the designer, not the developer

Want to convert website visitors into customers? The speed that a website loads will have a huge impact on customer conversion. If your website loading speed is slower than a herd of turtles, then it’s generally down to a web developer to deal with. This isn’t fair. It’s not only the job of developers to […]

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User Experience, Web Design

Book review – Prioritizing Web Usability

For world book day, I’ve reviewed a book that I’m currently reading – Prioritising Web Usability. Whether you’re learning more about user experience or just delving into it for the first time, this book is for you. Prioritising Web Usability was published in 2006, so even though it’s 9 years old, the user experience principles and theory […]

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Cheltenham Design Academy
The Factory Floor, Web Design

Teaching web design at the Cheltenham Design Academy

The Cheltenham Design Academy helps young people develop their creative potential through a free Saturday school. During the academic year, a group of local 14-16 year olds explore their creative potential in a series of modules covering such diverse areas as graphics and photography, engineering and architecture. All classes are taught by experienced professionals working […]

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1 billion websites
Web Design, Web Development

How Many Websites in the World? 1 Billion

There are over 1 billion websites in the world (as of September 2014). That’s a lot of information to digest. Google answers our questions in milliseconds. As a result we’ve got into the habit of scanning (not reading) websites. We’re only allowed 140 characters per Tweet. We push 400 million tweets a day, should we only be […]

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