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Curating your imagery: How pictures can boost your business

They say a picture says 1000 words and in our visually saturated world, there’s never been a truer statement.

If you’ve ever flicked through your social media feeds and come across an image that really resonates with you, and then clicked through to the account and scrolled and scrolled through all their imagery and messaging, you’ve found an example of good image curation.

So how can you do this to build your brand’s following?

05 April 2017

The Need For Speed

I feel the need. The need for speed!

Whilst its something we all notice when visiting and using websites, speed isnt usually something that clients attribute to SEO and page ranking. The reality is that in the mobile age speed is one of the most critical factors involved in where your website is likely to end up in Google's search algorithm.

16 March 2017

Boost your Google ranking with HTTPS (SSL)

Google studies show that visitors do not consider the absence of a “secure” icon as a warning, even though they absolutely should! Which is why Google is taking the extra step to warn Chrome users (Google's proprietary web browser used by more than 55% of internet users) when they're about to enter their sensitive information into a website that is not secure.

27 February 2017

Use uppercase (capitalised) text judiciously

I don’t normally re-post articles regarding website data-entry and styling but I find myself having to re-iterate warnings against the over-use of uppercase or block-caps to clients continually, so this article from Roger Johansson, one of the web’s foremost authorities on accessibility issues, was nicely timed.

14 December 2010

Typekit - bring forth the fonts

Not many people realise it but websites have traditionally been bound by the regular fonts installed on the users computer. Hence until recently web designers have been restricted to a rather small list of around 8-10 fonts which can reasonably be expected to be present on most users’ machines.

22 November 2010

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