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  • Best Dance Company Websites

    14 Best Dance Company Website Designs

    What makes a great Dance Website? What makes for a stunning Dance Website Design? What features and elements would a dance company require to enhance communication and showcase their talented young stars? We like to research great websites designs for our customers here is a list of our favourite Dance Websites. 1. Shobana Jeyasingh Created […]

  • eCommerce show 2018

    Ecommerce Show 6 – 7 November 2018

    Keeping up with the latest technology and managing successful eCommerce websites to their optimum efficiency is my role. Tech Events are a good way to learn, network in the industry and increase my knowledge of latest technology. eCommerce Show 2018 Manchester On November 6 & 7 I will be at the eCommerce Show North at […]

  • Chimney services website

    Chimney sweep services website design

    Latest CMS eCommerce website for Sweep Chief –  The Chimney Detective is available for Chimney sweeping services across Dorset. Logo The character logo was designed by Cerrie Simpson at Dorset Designer she designed the character with and without the Sheriffs badge. The logo is the key feature of a website branding. Colours for the site […]

  • Hand Garden Services

    Garden Services Websites

    Latest website for Hand Garden Services and Maintenance in Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, Lancashire. This is a lovely theme with lots of great features to show case projects and services. Logo The logo I created in Canva  to match the feel of the website. Website Features The contact details are prominent on every page. The aim […]

  • Digital Marketing Strategies for 2018

    Digital Marketing is a term used to describe marketing on the internet, or online marketing. It encompasses everything you do online to engage with consumers. Researching a new Digital Marketing Strategy for 2018 to gain and engage with new business has given me lots of ideas to take to customer consultations and incorporate in my […]

  • 10 kids websites 1

    10 kids websites

    For Child Care websites and Primary School Websites then these customized templates complete with graphics are very good and easy to set up. Lots of websites include built in e-commerce, blogs, calender’s and e-newsletters features. Here are 10 great website designs.   1 – Peekaboo – Infant School website Bright colours and great icon buttons. […]

  • kids website design

    Website design for children – features and design

    Researching website design for children to capture their interest, enthusiasm and engagement whilst also creating a very nurturing and encouraging online children’s community. Children are quite tech savvy so the site needs to be quick, easy to use and fun. The top priority for the site is online Safety of the children using it, so […]

  • Sway from Microsoft

    Microsoft Sway for projects, newsletters and more

    I have spent some time today reviewing Microsoft Sway to see what this new content management app can do. The free version of Microsoft 365 gives you plenty of access to try before you buy. Sway online digital content creator Sway is a presentation app with lots of templates to choose from to help you […]

  • Calligraphy Dorset

    Dorset Calligraphy Website

    Latest website launch Calligraphy Dorset My latest project brief was to create a modern Calligraphy website for a client based in Poole. The existing website is not mobile friendly so we needed an additional mobile responsible fresh website gaining leads and enquiries. Alan Mason has been producing exceptional hand writing for clients for many years […]

  • Website performance

    How to check website performance and pick up potential issues

    How well is your website performing? When you commission a website there is an expectation that there will be an influx of enquiries and orders overwhelming your inbox, but the reality is website performance is not just about design. Factors effecting web site performance Here are the website factors to assess in order of importance […]

  • gdpr website compliance

    GDPR compliance for websites – what you need to know

    The General Data Protection Regulation All companies processing the personal data of residents of the EU are required to be GDPR compliant. This means that explicit consent is given freely, specific and informed and for a certain period of time for the use of personal data. The impact on website design is in gaining consent […]

  • Coaching website

    Natural Health WordPress Websites 2018

    Review of Natural Health Websites and Therapy Websites Researching Natural Health websites for Therapists, Charities and Small Eco businesses to sell products and services that engage and help people. We specialist is websites that attract new visitors and traffic and here a few designs that we can offer our customers.   Best WordPress themes for […]

  • Make a Wish Foundation

    10 best UK Charity websites 2018

    Review of our top UK charity website designs The Charity sector relies heavily on donations and fund raising so the main channel for gaining support is through the website. The website could also be the first contact for those seeking help. The website must engage service users, volunteers, partners and fund raisers with the right […]

  • Time Machine

    MAC Book Pro maintenance

    Taking good care of your most important business asset I use two computers one for the office and one for working remotely, meeting customers and delivering training so my MAC Book Pro is as vital as my make up bag. For the last few days I have seen an increase in issues with my my […]

  • Alan Mason Calligrapher

    SEO project for Calligrapher and handwriting specialist in Poole Dorset

    SEO Project for Calligrapher in Poole, Dorset Alan Mason is an experience Calligrapher based in Poole in Dorset. He approached me for assistance with gaining more SEO traffic to his website. He has a HTML website with limited information, no social media and the site is not responsive to mobile phones. Without a website upgrade […]

  • Guernsey Walking Tours

    Website launch Guernsey Walking Tours – book your place today

    Fully featured tour booking system Guernsey Walking Tours is a booking system for guided walking tours in the Channel Islands. The tours include historical walking tours around Guernsey and Herm Island. The brief was to create an online booking form for bespoke tours.   Website features include Create Tours The website gives the business owners […]

  • Ringwood Carnival

    Proud supporters of Ringwood Carnival on 15th September 2018

    Ringwood Carnival ‘Festival of Fun Supporting the Local Community’ We recently carried out some work for the organisers of Ringwood Carnival to help them gain more supporters and promote this very popular local yearly festival of fun. The Ringwood Carnival is getting bigger and better each year with more and more floats and crowds and […]

  • Pay Monthly Websites

    Introducing a pay monthly website payment plan option

    New monthly payment option for websites We have listened to our customers and carried market research on introducing a pay monthly website option and have decided to offer this service to all new and existing customers with immediate effect. Assisting business Start ups The new payment plan is especially useful for new start-up’s with limited […]

  • Ringwood Chess Club

    Website design for Ringwood Chess Club including Membership feature

    Ringwood Chess Club Website Design The Dorset Chess Club has been a very useful and popular website for Chess Members so I was asked to create a website for Ringwood Chess Club with a private members area for personal contact details. The website was created with the WordPress Divi theme to give the organisations a […]

  • Domain transfer

    Transfer domains to KM Web Solutions for safe keeping

    Transfer your domains to KM Web for free and gain ID protection and feel safe your domain will never expire One of our customers domain expired on 19th October and wasn’t renewed so she lost her website and email hosting as the domain is now on another nameserver but transfer domains to us and this […]

  • Accessibility for website users

    Website Accessibility – components that make a website accessible

    Website Accessibility for everyone is the buzz for 2017 and this is continues to be especially important on the internet. We expect to see more and more public & private services going online so just like website security, website accessibility is a major factor in website design. Disabilities that impact on website design: Visually impaired […]

  • Enterprise Nation

    10 Email Newsletter Marketing designs we love

    When I talk to Marketing Experts the one thing they always recommend is Email Newsletter Marketing. One successful women told me the majority of clients sign up to seminars from the Email Marketing newsletters and that is the best form of marketing. Sending regular Email Newsletters to your contacts informs them of new services, business […]

  • Membership Websites

    Creating a membership website for online business

    I recently launched Islandpreneurs.co.uk a membership website for entrepreneurs in Guernsey to meet, collaborate, share ideas, challenges and for social events. The group will be sharing useful content and will be a hub for Guernsey business so there will be a joining fee. We also want commitment from our members. The website will offer a […]

  • Team Lachlan

    We are supporting the Brainchild Foundation

    We are supporting the Brainchild Foundation and the fundraising and support they offer to young people and families affected by Brain Cancer. One child’s battle with brain cancer In 2015 a beautiful little boy was taken from us after loosing a 2 year battle with brain cancer. This brave little boy showed courage and spirit […]

  • Islandpreneurs website

    Islandpreneurs website launch coincide with Global Entrepreneur Week

    We are proud to promote the launch of www.islandpreneurs.co.uk for Global Entrepreneur Week. I networking, coaching and business group for entrepreneurs in Guernsey, Channel Islands. Islandpreneurs is a group of entrepreneurs, freelancers and businesses who meet monthly to discuss business developments, current business trends, creative ideas and more with the sole aim of gaining knowledge […]

  • Earth Hour 2017

    Earth Hour 25th March 2017 Join Us

    The 25th March 2017 will be the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour. Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the UK will ratify Climate Change deal by the end of the year. Announcing at the UN that UK will pledge their commitment to reducing carbon emissions with the rest of Europe. For those that don’t know […]

  • Islandpreneurs

    Islandpreneurs up and running – website coming soon

    Islandpreneurs Guernsey Business Networking Group The Islandpreneurs is a Guernsey-based business networking group for entrepreneurs and business owners looking to form business relationships and continue to learn and grow with the support of other like-minded individuals. What do Islandpreneurs do? We meet every month at the Digital Greenhouse to discuss our business projects, share ideas […]

  • Webinars for Websites

    Reviewing Webinar solutions for Training Companies

    Webinars for Trainers and Business Coaching Webinars are an effective way to deliver online training courses to a wider audience or those not able to attend a physical training event. Users like the flexibility of attending training sessions in the own time at a place suitable to them. If you are a Trainer or Coach […]

  • League Table Website Design – Dorset Chess League

    Dorset Chess League Website We have recently launched the new Dorset Chess League Website to replace the old website. The Customers wanted a website to publish Chess Tournament Details, team results, player results, league tables and include a forum for players to discuss tactics, tips and advice with each other. The website was also required […]

  • Le Murier School Website

    School Website launch – Le Murier School Guernsey

    Latest project – Le Murier School – Guernsey Our latest website launch was Le Murier School in Guernsey. This is an excellent Special Educational Needs School teaching and supporting students to achieve their potential through Sensory and Communication, Sport, Outdoor Learning, the Arts and whom go onto Higher Education and jobs in Guernsey and beyond […]

  • Bring more people to your events with Events Calendar Pro

    This week we have been configuring Events Calendar Pro for an organisation that hosts and facilities many classes, clubs and events throughout the year. A website is required to do many things and fortunately our beloved WordPress gives us the platform to do almost anything we desire just be adding features to an existing website. […]

  • Best Dance Company Websites

    14 Best Dance Company Website Designs

    What makes a great Dance Website? What makes for a stunning Dance Website Design? What features and elements would a dance company require to enhance communication and showcase their talented young stars? We like to research great websites designs for our customers here is a list of our favourite Dance Websites. 1. Shobana Jeyasingh Created […]

  • Pingdom

    Why is my website slow to load?

    Slow websites will be downgraded by Google and visitors put off and may never return. If your website is taking far too long to load i.e. more than 3 seconds then there is a problem with the website or host. Here are a few steps you can take to identify and fix a slow loading […]

  • Creating a Facebook Flag of Solidarity

    How do we show our support for those affected by the terrorist bombings in Paris and Belgian? One way we can do this is through social media. When Paris was attacked people across the world took to Facebook to overlay their profiles with the French flag. Today, we overlay our profiles with the Belgian Flag […]

  • Facebook Security

    21 steps you need to know to keep your Facebook account safe

    Facebook is used by millions of us on a daily basis, happily uploading and sharing photographs of loved ones, especially for those living away from family and friends. Businesses too are encouraged, by Facebook and marketing professionals, to share lots of information about the business and make regular posts to boost brand awareness, so it […]

  • Simon Fraser Photography

    Photography website launch for Simon Fraser

    I am pleased to announce the launch of latest website project www.simonfraserphotography.london.   The Brief – Photography Website Simon Fraser is an art student in his second year at College. He wanted a modern photography website to display his portfolio of work. This Theme is clean and highly adaptable giving Simon many options to display […]

  • Google Security

    Tips to making your Google Drive more secure

    Google Drive is a platform for storing, sharing and syncing files in the cloud on Google servers. It is simple and easy to use so inevitably popularity is increasing, but how safe are those files? A few celebrities have had their icloud accounts hacked and photos published so it’s not all that safe if you […]

  • Water Colour Theme

    Beautiful Hand Painted Watercolour WordPress Theme

    This stunning new creative artwork WordPress e-commerce theme in watercolour is so beautiful and unique I just had to showcase it. It comes in 6 colours with lovely handwriting menu options and gorgeous graphics. The site is designed to be easy to install, set up and manage with integrated Woocommerce. The site has a nice […]

  • Twitter Feed

    Website Facebook and Twitter Feeds

    Is your website dormant? Do you lack time to blog? When was the last time you updated the website with new content? Finding time to manage your website is a common problem but Google likes an ‘active website’ and visitors want current news about your business, not yesterdays print. One way of capturing visitors interest […]

  • Social Media

    10 Best Social Media Education Resources

    If you are struggling to get to grips with Social Media or love it and want to get certificated as an expert then here are the best free and paid online training resources to help and support you through this daunting part of promoting your business. Social media for business is quite different to posting […]

  • IM Chat for websites

    Why your business should use Web Chat

    How can we improve customer service and increase sales? One way of achieving this is to adapt the way we communicate with our customers. We currently offer email addresses, contact forms and telephone numbers and the opportunity to converse on social media but is there a better way? Customers want their sales enquiries and problems […]

  • IPhone Quick links

    How to add website branded links to iPhone or IPad

    The smartphone home screen isn’t just for displaying your favourite apps, the home screen can also contain quick links to your favourite websites to gain quick access. IPhone and IPad Launch website or web page you want to add a link to. Tap the share button on the phone or tablet (the square with an […]

  • The Wolf School

    20 Special Educational Needs Websites

    School Website review A website for a Special Educational Needs School requires knowledge and understanding of the principles and culture of the school. Thorough research is carried out to determine features and functions available, costs and benefits and types of website design that would suit the school. Having up to date information about the the […]

  • Why we rebranded the business

    We have been trading since 2012 and have steadily grown our customer base, knowledge, expanded services and tightened our internal processes to meet the demands of a fast paced industry. Technology is always changing so we have had to learn to adapt quickly and embrace the inevitable ‘new releases’ with good humour as we spend […]

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    Colour schemes for beautifully designed websites

      Choosing the right colour scheme for your website is an important factor in achieving the desired results. Designers use tools to create complimentary colour schemes for business logos and website designs. There are many tools available to reinvent unique designs. Most holiday companies use pale blue as this represents the sea and sky, companies […]