Blog posts based on general topics

7 Ways to Utilize User-Generated Content in 2019

2019-01-07T11:07:02+01:00January 4th, 2019|

Of course, figuring out the right way to incorporate user-generated content into your site or blog can be a real challenge. It has to be done in a way that engages your audience while subtly marketing your business to the masses without feeling redundant, staged, or all over the place. These ideas can help you think up some unique ways to utilize UGC in a way that works for your brand.

10 Ways to Design Your Website for Mobile Speed

2018-09-11T11:30:31+01:00August 27th, 2018|

Have you performed a mobile speed test lately? How does your website rank? A slow website can turn mobile users away. Ideally, you want your design to load just as quickly for 3G users on phones as it does for desktop users on Wi-Fi.

GDPR FAQs

2018-09-11T11:15:56+01:00May 8th, 2018|

The GDPR was approved and adopted by the EU Parliament in April 2016. The regulation will take effect after a two-year transition period and, unlike a Directive it does not require any enabling legislation to be passed by government; meaning it will be in force May 2018. 

How Does a Wordmark Differ From a Logo?

2018-01-22T10:58:21+01:00January 22nd, 2018|

If you have ever heard the term wordmark, you might have been confused. What exactly sets a wordmark apart from a logo? Are they entirely different, or do they share some of the same ...

Design for the Future of Human-Computer Interaction

2017-12-12T18:02:26+01:00November 23rd, 2017|

Peter Smart, head of user experience and strategy at global design lab, Fantasy Interactive, gave a thought provoking talk about our relationships with our devices and how the lines between us and our technology are becoming blurred!

The Pros, Cons And Future Of Flat Design

2017-12-12T18:02:26+01:00October 31st, 2017|

With so much information related to the evolution of the graphic design, I don’t think there is any designer who can deny that flat design is one of the latest and hottest trends in the graphic design world. Having its own roots in the minimalist design, this visually simple and simplistic style can have many different forms and definitions.

NEED MORE ECOMMERCE TRAFFIC? FOLLOW THESE STEPS

2017-12-12T18:02:27+01:00October 18th, 2017|

Your category pages are actually more important than your individual product pages. It’s more important for you to compete for broad keywords, like “deck shoes”, then individual product lines and models.You want to make sure that your category pages are perfectly optimized for the products, brands, and models that appear on those pages. This means putting your keyword in the image ALT, the H1 tag, the page description, the page title, and scattered appropriately throughout the page.

10 Guidelines to Improve Your Web Accessibility

2017-12-12T18:02:27+01:00August 11th, 2017|

According to W3C, web accessibility means that every person can perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the web. In this regard, website accessibility encompasses all conditions that affect access to the web, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, and neurological disabilities.

Shocking WordPress Stats 2017

2018-03-22T11:44:05+01:00August 1st, 2017|

WordPress is a global phenomenon that has come a long way since the release of the first version in 2003. The community has grown considerably, and that growth doesn't seem to be slowing down. WordPress is now the most dominant CMS on the market — standing head and shoulders above the competition with a good chunk of the marketshare.

5 Ways to Elevate your Social Media Content

2017-12-12T18:02:27+01:00April 10th, 2017|

In the ever-shifting, ever-evolving landscape of social media marketing, it can often be difficult to keep up with the newest trends. Even skilled social media marketers can feel as though they are always just behind or below the mark, forever chasing that new, fresh, and yet untouched content for their brands.

The March 2017 WordPress Attack Report

2017-12-12T18:02:28+01:00April 7th, 2017|

We came across this very interesting article on the WordFence website, in their blog section illustrating the amount of hacking attempts on Wordpress websites over the past number of months. The blog entry was posted in Monthly Attack Activity Report, WordPress Security on April 6, 2017 by Mark Maunder

How To Get More Traffic To Your Small Business Website

2017-12-12T18:02:30+01:00September 19th, 2016|

How To Get More Traffic To Your Small Business Website According to new research from the SMA (Small Business Authority) less than half of small businesses feel that search engine traffic is an important source for new business opportunities. [...]

National Digital Week 2016

2017-12-12T18:02:30+01:00September 15th, 2016|

#NDW16 National Digital Week returns to Skibbereen this November! Running from the 10th to the 12th of November in the heart of West Cork. National Digital Week 2016 will feature 70 + world class speakers - with start-ups [...]

How to Plan a New Website Project

2018-01-05T15:13:07+01:00January 16th, 2016|

How to Plan a New Website Project The key to a successful website project is planning. Its not easy starting a new project if its not an area you work in, most people who seek websites are usually not [...]