How to put text into a Transparent Box using CSS

Step one of this tidy tutorial is creating a div element (class=”background”) with a fixed height and width, a background image, and a border. div.background { width:730px; height:400px; background:url(bg.jpg) repeat; border:5px solid #CCC; } Then we create a smaller div (class=”transbox”) inside the first. div.transbox { width:620px; height:200px; margin:30px 50px; background-color:#000; border:1px solid black; In […]

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Strictly Come Tidy

Yesterday Tidy Design hit the road travelling from Portsmouth, to Birmingham, to south west Wales visiting both clients and family. Luckily for us we recently exchanged our old car for something more modern, comfortable, and with no shortage of CD’s / conversation the drive was great! The first of our meetings was at a magnificent […]

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Can twitter boost visitors to my website and generate me new business?

This is a question Tidy Design has been asked on a number of occasions… The tidy answer is often directed at backlinks, networking and building real-time relationships with both existing and potential clients. Twitter works well for businesses because it can act as an opinion poll, break news faster than other media, inform clients of […]

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Using a blog to market and promote your business

Since the creation of blogging, blogs have increasingly become a more and more popular way to promote a business. You could argue that clever blogging is to repeat keywords you want to target; you should do this just enough times to establish a theme… I agree you should take full advantage of this in your […]

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A step too far?

Last Friday evening, after a very delicious fish and chips dinner on the beach, my husband and I decided it was wine o’clock (well actually he decided it was wine o’clock, I decided it was time for a big slab of lemon cheesecake). We went into our local supermarket which shall not be named (it […]

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