Your website should be a central point of communication for your business. It may be your main source of revenue or outlet to tell the world who you are and what you do so it’s vital your website does the job you need!
A great website should;
- Be intuitive and easy to use or navigate
- Look great, whether on desktop, mobile or tablet.
- Contain fresh, engaging and varied content to effectively communicate
- Clearly display who you are and what you do, both in content and design
- Be flexible and able to grow with your business needs and aspirations
- Be optimised to further your visibility within search engines such as Google (see SEO)
- Be affordable both during the build and ongoing upkeep or maintenance
Whether you are looking for an eCommerce website, blog, business website or anything any other, a holistic approach to web design is key.
It’s all about making your website work well – whether on your phone whilst on the move, tablet or PC at work.
In 2014 the UK was surveyed as the top European country for the highest volume of purchases made on a smartphone, at 32%. By June 2014 Apple had sold over 200 million iPads since their first release in 2010.
In 2015 Google upped the ante, certifying that they would favour mobile-friendly web design within it’s results pages.
In 2016 over 50% of all online sales were competed through mobile devices.
Now, 2017 is estimated to have 2.32 billion smartphone users worldwide, that’s just over a third of the world population! Within this, the UK is predicted to have nearly 45 million…
A good website should be able to respond and adapt, accommodating for the various devices being used, whether mobile, tablet, laptop or desktop – This is what Responsive Web Design is all about!
Content Management Systems
WordPress is a global and popular open source Content Management System and web design tool, claiming to power 23% of the internet and welcoming 50,000 new websites every day.
By nature this makes it an ideal, cost effective and flexible platform on which to build any website, enabling you to have increased control over what you can update and maintain. It’s great for…
- Blogs, news and articles
- Portfolios, showcasing and high impact banners
- Responsive Web Design
- Social media, video and multimedia
- SEO / Search Engine Optimisation
- Cost-effective and ‘good looking’ web design!
Web Design Portfolio
Have look at some of my work or click to view my Portfolio
Blog Website Refresh for Nigel Ring
Nigel Ring was the full time administrator to Terry Virgo and the Newfrontiers global family of churches for over 30 years. Having posted to his blog most weeks for over a decade, Nigel was keen freshen up his website and help people engage with his rich and diverse content. We met over a coffee to […]
The Colour Factory, Winchester Website
I really enjoyed working with The Colour Factory in 2017 – An artist’s studio group of professional artists based in Winchester who work together to produce community and educational projects. We met together over a cuppa to review their previous website and branding both online but also within the Gallery itself in Winchester. For me, […]
John Groves Blog Website & Branding
I’ve loved working with John Groves over recent weeks on his new website, branding and online strategy. John is a leader at Hope Church Winchester with a strong national and international audience built over many years. The goal was to develop a central online location to house a growing library of content and resources. At […]
Web Design for Modern Church in Eastleigh
I launched a new website for Junction Church in Eastleigh, Hampshire. This was an interesting project involving a multitude of online channels and integration. The website was responsive – adapting for mobile, tablet and desktop. Time was spent developing their branding further within the website, marrying the existing logo to blend with a clean yet […]
HR Consultancy Rebrand & Website
It was great to work with the Employee Relations Consultancy on their rebrand, new website and YouTube promotional video. Based in the New Forest, Hampshire, ERC’s brand needed to reflect professionalism and approachability whilst remaining true to their existing brand colours of blue and red. The website is clean and minimal with elegant page titles […]
Coffee Blender Responsive Web Design
A new website for a local coffee blender currently selling in Waitrose. The website had a dark and dynamic appearance with a “widescreen” or “full width” style to work in harmony with the branding. This website included social media links to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and simple email subscription. The site contained BatchGeo integration on […]
Winchester Personal Trainer Website
I launched a website for a local Personal Trainer in Winchester. We developed a new logo and branding to play on the name ‘Evolve Natural Fitness’, rooting it in dark and earthy colours. A clean but raw design with services/pricing pages, blog, contact form, social media links/feeds, embedded YouTube video and responsive design for mobiles […]
Video-Blog Website for UK Charity
I launched a new website for UK Charity, Miracle Street, operating across the UK and Europe. This was an exciting project developing a YouTube Video Blog style website. Videos are automatically updated on the website, when posted to YouTube, generating an email to the subscriber list. There was Google Calendar integration for all the latest […]