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Why DuckDuckGo is Better than Google

Let’s face it, Google Search has become the Scrooge McDuck of the search world. A once functional engine that now abuses its monopoly with nearly as many adverts as organic (real, not paid for) search results. Most of the time, … Continue reading »


Firefox Quantum – Why is it faster?

For those interested in web browsers: Firefox has just released a new rebuilt version called ‘Firefox Quantum’, which is reportedly faster than Google Chrome. Google Chrome’s speed has been a notable factor in its successful campaign of getting users to … Continue reading »


6 Reasons You’ll Never Get That Design Job

I run my own business and I’ve been receiving unsolicited curriculum vitaes (aka resumés) almost every day for over a decade. I’ve seen it all, and as a potential employer, I can tell you where you’re going wrong. Read on … Continue reading »


Best text alignment for your website

What types of typographic alignments are available? Before we get into what type of text alignment is best for your website, let’s first discuss the options… Left Aligned Text When lines of text are left aligned, they are flush on … Continue reading »


New option to subscribe

Sorry this has taken so long. After repeated requests, we’ve finally implemented a means to subscribe to blog posts. You can find the subscribe form on any page in the blog. It will be in the right hand column if … Continue reading »


Why Not Wix?

Let me just get this out the way: I’m biased. I am a professional web designer and my livelihood does depend on customers hiring me to build them proper websites instead of doing it themselves with Wix…HOWEVER…that does not change … Continue reading »


4 Things to Remove from Your Website…

Some people are just followers. They will never be on the cutting edge of anything other than a mishap with sharp cutlery in a dirty sink. That’s ok though. Not everybody needs to be a pioneer. Most people just get … Continue reading »


What is UX Design?

You may have heard the term ‘UX Design’ or seen someone advertising themselves as a ‘UX Designer’ and thought to yourself: ‘what the hell is this now?’ Well, I’ll tell you… ‘UX’ stands for ‘User Experience’. The OCD part of … Continue reading »


What your Brand Colour Says about your Business

An infographic by Free Creatives


Is it time to get your site mobile-friendly?

Maybe you’re like me, and you still think of your cellphone as simply, a mobile telephone…a means to make a phonecall whilst on the run. Maybe, unlike those around you, you don’t sit with your eyeballs glued to your smartphone … Continue reading »


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