2019 Marketing Budgets

Are you thinking about your marketing budget for 2019? A general rule of thumb is to invest 5% of your revenue, this would go towards developing your website, employing someone to maintain (or contribute towards) a blog or social media account, attending events and more… Investing 5% should retain your position, company awareness and visibility online. […]

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Elegant CSS Borders

This weeks Tidy tutorial is going to look at borders. Adding a little flair to a border can really add something extra to the feel of a website. We’ve recently started working with a client with whose target audience is middle aged and older women, we wanted to give this website an elegant feeling, and […]

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Curtain Mobile Nav

Today’s Tidy Tutorial is going to look at a take on a mobile nav, showcasing a curtain style open and close animation with fading nav links. We’ve got a couple of elements here that are pretty standard and won’t be covered but you can check the Pen to see these (mainly the nav toggles). Before […]

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Creating a Responsive SVG Overlay

Today I’m going to show you a way to change up the standard straight lines below your header images, we’re going to use a wave in this tutorial but any shapes you like will be suitable. This process is done by creating an SVG and placing this into the HTML file below your header> (or […]

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Creating a Cut Out Text Effect

Before we start, there’s a couple of small caveats to this incredibly visually pleasing (and simple) CSS trick, but don’t let that put you off! First of all, there’s only two colours that this trick correctly works with – white on black, and black on white. The second of these caveats is browser support, it’s […]

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UX Design Hampshire

UX stands for User Experience, some refer to this as UXD also known as User Experience Design. This process is all about enhancing user satisfaction, be it lowering the bounce rate of a web page or increasing the chance of an online sale through subtle call to actions / offers. The process of UX design […]

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Structured Data – Breadcrumbs

A breadcrumb trail is an indication of hierarchy, the position and importance of a web page within your website. Google will use a breadcrumb markup in the body of a web page to help it digest this information (site structure and pages of relevance). Below is an example of some structured data I created for […]

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Google Chrome Update

A secure web is hear to stay; in July 2018 Google’s Chrome browser will mark non-HTTPS sites as ‘not secure’ … Is your website ready? Will this impact your business? The short story; Google will soon identify insecure sites in its Chrome browser, another move to make the web a more secure place. This update […]

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Google Rich Cards

Google Rich Cards are a search result format that builds on the success of rich snippets. Google Rich Cards use schema.org, a structured markup to display content (similar to rich snippets), giving users a more visual search result. From what I have read, this is targeted more towards mobile users. For website owners / developers […]

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