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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 »


How to annoy your website visitors in 7 easy steps.

Sarcasm may be the lowest form of wit, but it beats boring, so here goes… 1. Have a pointless splash screen A splash screen is a page that you make your customers go through before getting to your actual site … Continue reading »


Website Animation – Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should

Just because we can, doesn’t mean we should. Animation can enhance a website, but it’s important to practise restraint. Ask yourself what the purpose is in making your customers wait while an animation of your rotating logo is loading, and … Continue reading »


Working for Free…The Right Way.

As a web designer (or graphic designer), you are going to get a fair amount of requests for free work. Sometimes it will be disguised to sound like something else, but in the end it boils down to you doing … Continue reading »


WYSIWYG? …Not really.

WYSIWYG is an acronym that stands for “What You See Is What You Get” and in the web design world, refers to applications like Adobe Dreamweaver, MS FrontPage, ExpressionWeb and other similar programs that allow people with no knowledge of … Continue reading »


Average Price for Web Design – 2013

You may remember the article I posted back in 2010 entitled Average Price for Web Design – 2009 … well since then, we’ve had a recession and the price of living has gone up, so I decided it was high … Continue reading »


Designing a Search Engine Friendly Website

In the past we’ve had numerous enquiries from webmasters and website administrators, asking why are my internet pages not ranking in the search engines? Generally, one of the problems is that they have not necessarily designed search engine friendly websites. … Continue reading »


Why you need a well-designed website

Businesses and other organizations are slowly but surely recognizing the need and importance of having a well established online presence. It is not enough to just ‘appear’ online, there is so much competition on the internet that you need to … Continue reading »




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