A website is often a person’s first contact with your business or organisation … and first impressions count. Your website design needs to grip the reader and convey the key things you want them to know in the first few seconds. In fact, studies show that:
Creating an effective website that delivers results needs to start an understanding of your business and your website objectives. We then convert your business goals into a compelling website that engage your readers, is technically excellent and “appeals” to the search engines.
Our website design service in Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex, delivers the Personal Attention and Care that you deserve. You can always rely on our experience & expertise to understand your business and create a beautiful website that will engage your customers. Our websites are built with Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) at the core enabling you to get noticed straight away, and with Google analytics to track performance!
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Our approach to website design starts with building an understanding of your business and the objectives you have for a website. From this outcomes based start we develop a specification for website that includes:
We craft our websites in WordPress (the most popular platform for websites and used by organisations such as The New Yorker and BBC America). Our website designer, Oli, builds each website to ensure it meets your requirements, loads quickly and is responsive – that is adapts gracefully to display on different device types – such as mobiles, tablets and PCs / Macs.
As we develop the website we take into account your two audiences – people and “search bots”. Obviously the website needs to appeal to humans, but on its own this is not sufficient. We need to ensure that the website contains those design elements that the search bots look for to give your site prominence on a search page – this is where SEO starts – at the build phase.
In addition we take care of the “hygiene factors” such as registering the domain name, obtaining the HTTPS certification and the legally required GDPR privacy statement and cookie notice.
We host websites at a UK based data centre on servers that we rent, which means we have control over performance and eliminate interference from other websites. As traffic changes to your website, we can alter capacity accordingly.
But hosting is much more than just the physical environment. Over 90,000 websites are hacked each day, which means, just like any other piece of software, a range of security precautions need to be implemented. For our customers’ websites, we:
We understand that our customers each have different requirements and different views on the perceived level of risk. So we offer three hosting packages with different levels of capability at different price points.
Having built your website, you now need to ensure that people can find it. Just like opening any new venture, you need to help people discover it. Thats where Search Engine Optimisation (or SEO) comes in.
There are two main SEO categories:
We design SEO packages tailored to your requirements and budget.
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