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  • Part 1:

    “Pay Per Click” otherwise referred to as PPC or Google AdWords is a fantastic tool to market your website online.

    Put in simple terms you have a campaign with loads of key phrases and adverts relating to each key phrase. So if you sell Tennis Rackets then you would...

  • Three times in the last week I noticed on large, established websites whilst browsing them that they didn’t have 1 call to action… A call to action can be very subtle but in my world every website needs one!

    A call to action doesn’t need to be just associated with sales websites....

  • Firstly WordPress was developed as a blogging platform but over that last few years it has changed significantly. There is a two way split, one is the online hosted and managed public blogging website, the other is the downloadable...

  • HTML 5 and CSS3 have been our there for a few years now but most people have been reluctant to use wither to full extent because of the worry that their websites will not work in all browsers. When building website it is VERY important that it works on all browsers and devices.

    It seems that...

  • Good web designers start by using a wire frame sketched out in a rough format to work out the layout of a new website. A wire frame is used to establish the layout of the content so that it all fits in nicely, works well and flows through the design.

    As a experienced web designer and developer,...

  • It was reported in 2012 that 30% of web browsing was conducted on mobile devices. 2013 is going to see a massive hike in users browsing the web on said devices.

    So it goes without saying that your website MUST be easy to use on a mobile device. With the addition of 4g and record sales predicted...

  • Some time ago mobile sites were the thing to have running along side your main website. Now there is a new breed of web design called “Responsive Design”.

    Responsive web...

  • Another Fresh design hits the headlines. The newly launched website for Optimum Coatings that was designed and built by Fresh is published in the form of a great new article. The Lens Coating Specialists...

  • No…. It’s not the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street!! On the 25th of May the Information commissioner passed a new law that everyone who has a website in the UK and EU has to abide to! Check out all of the facts here: ICO...

  • The most common question we get asked by our customers is “How do we get to number 1 on Google?” That is the million dollar question!

    These days the search results delivered by Google are not as they used to be, once upon a time the natural listings were listed on the right of the...

  • Friday the 13th was a great day! Finally after 7 years we have secured the domain name www.freshwebsites.co.uk.

    For the eagle eyed viewers reading this you will notice that our company name is “Fresh Websites” so why is our domain www.freshwebonline…….? This is because...

  • Wishing you a very merry Christmas from all at Fresh!

    What a fantastic year we have had here, breaking all records in a turbulent economic time.

    This little blog message is to thank all of our customers for their continued business, we appreciate every job!!

    We all hope that 2012...

  • Fresh website design is a tough cookie to crack! With so many different things to squeeze in to one home page it is very easy to stuff loads of buttons, boring text and over used stock photography.

    To create a functional website that is easy to use and stimulating to the user is a structured...

  • A very common question we answer at our web design company is “What is a bounce rate?”

    A simple question that is answered very simply, a bounce rate (BR) is terminology first brought to us by Google – you can see your bounce stats on your

  • The long and the short of it is that Google are continually pushing the boundaries in their attempts to deliver great content for THEIR users.

    What does this mean? Well as always Google are trying to wipe out link farms, nasty black hat SEO firms and poor quality websites full of adverts and...

  • Fresh Web have a retro VW Golf GTI Convertible on loan for 2 weeks whilst the sun is out! If you are lucky enough to see us this week then we might just take you out for a spin!!

  • 1. Short, descriptive web page titles

    Google only look at the first 68 characters. Do not make the title longer, because the results are shown as a chopped down version in Goole’s listings. It looks poor!

    2. Find keywords/phrases that are converting

    Sometimes...

  • When producing websites the difference between a good design and a great design sometimes comes down to the fonts you choose.

    There are millions of font faces, themes and looks to choose from it can take hours to find the right one. While there are countless wonderful and affordable fonts to...

  • Do you ever get time to blog? Well you should, even if it is once or twice a month you should always make time to blog.

    Studies show that websites with regularly updated blogs gain more natural traffic.

    With modern technology there is no excuse, blogging, tweeting and the phenomenon...

  • Website design

    Where do you start?  Do you sketch your thoughts out on paper? Or do you try to do it an a computer?  Do you have a logo? Do you put the web page on the left of the screen? Do you have the page in the center...

  • Search Engine Optimisation is with out a doubt a difficult art to master. The BIG question is where do you begin?

    Do you try and tackle it yourself? Ok, the logical thing to do is start by researching the subject,  and...

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Be clear in what you are trying to achieve

So many websites send the wrong message out, it is very easy to confuse your audience and with only 10 seconds to capture your users attention you have to make sure that the architecture of your home page is right!

You need to ask yourself...

  • Part 3 of the 10 Website Top Tips is a very important one!

    Does your website work on all platforms and all devices? You would be amazed, if you have not tested your website to make sure that it works on Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari ( All Apple MAC’s and Iphones use Safari) Firefox,...

  • Grab em in 5 seconds. Ok, so a potential customer hits your website, within the first 10 seconds they will decide if they like the look of the website design and if they are going to stay or navigate away to a better site. 10 seconds...

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    Ok, so it’s a new year! We have decided to give away 10 top tips that added together are the most powerful things that your website will need to be a success.

    Over the next few weeks we will give you our web design golden nuggets for free, Keep looking at our Twitter page for each top...

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