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Like to keep up with the latest news about web design? We regularly write about the latest trends in website design, SEO and Social Media. We also give tips and hints about how to make the most of your business website online. Take a read through our website design blog for more web design stories of what is happening around the world.

Guest Blog - The importance of good copywriting

Guest Blog - The importance of good copywriting

It’s everywhere and there is no excuse for it. What is it? Well, bad copy and bad design. In this blog, I will focus on the writing. People invest heavily in websites and marketing materials like flyers, posters, brochures and advertising, yet often forget the fundamental building blocks of effective content creation. I have always been passionate about our language but, sadly, I see it abused... read more »

Google Vlog #09 - Goggle loves good code!

Google Vlog #09 - Goggle loves good code!

Here's my 9th tip, looking how important the code quality of your website is to Google!     *** TRANSCRIPT *** HI I'm Clive Loseby from Access by Design. I'm talking to you today about 20 things you need to know about your website and Google in 2017. Number 9. Google loves good code. The code that is used to build your website should... read more »

Google Vlog #08 -  Google loves You Tube!

Google Vlog #08 - Google loves You Tube!

Here's my 8th tip, looking at the importance of You Tube to Google!     *** Transcript *** HI I'm Clive Loseby from Access by Design. I'm talking to you today about 20 things you need to know about your website and Google in 2017. Number 9. Google loves good code. The code that is used to build your website should adhere to website... read more »

Run Your Own Website has now passed the 45 mark!

Run Your Own Website has now passed the 45 mark!

I am really pleased to announce that we have now launched 47 sites since our amazing product, Run Your Own Website, went live in 2016! We have 15 currently being built and are taking on new orders all the time! We can build and launch a Run Your Own Website within 2 weeks of having the content so why not talk to us... read more »

Google Vlog #07 -  Google loves HTML5!

Google Vlog #07 - Google loves HTML5!

Here's Vlog no 7! Here's how having your website coded in HTML 5 can really help your rankings with Google! Please subscribe to our You Tube channel to be the first to get the next one!   *** Transcript *** Hi my name is Clive Loseby, I am from Access by Design. I'm talking to you today about 20 things that you need to know... read more »

Google Vlog #06 -  REALLY tell Google your phone number!

Google Vlog #06 - REALLY tell Google your phone number!

Here's my 6th tip, how you can REALLY tell Google what your phone number is, with a novel twist to an old technique! If you are finding these tips useful, please do subscribe to my You Tube channel, *** TRANSCRIPT *** Hi my name is Clive Loseby and I'm from Access by Design. I'm talking to you today, giving you 20 tips about... read more »

Google Vlog #05 - Phone Numbers

Google Vlog #05 - Phone Numbers

Here's my 5th tip about your website an Google in 2017! It's about how an old practice with phone numbers can harm your Google rankings! *** Transcript *** Hi, my name is Clive Loseby from Access by Design. I'm talking to you today about 20 things you need to know about your website and Google in 2017. Number five: Phone numbers! Have a... read more »

Google Vlog #04 - Google loves Local!

Google Vlog #04 - Google loves Local!

Google loves local! Clive Loseby, MD of the Award-Winning Website Design Company, Access by Design, explains in his 4th tip, how you can make use of Google's resources to get on page 1 with very little effort!     *** Transcript *** Hi my name is Clive Loseby from Access by Design and I'm talking to you today about 20 things you need... read more »

Google Vlog #03 - Watch your language!

Google Vlog #03 - Watch your language!

Here we are with Vlog #03. Here's a tiny but important tip if you don't want Google to think you are in a different continent!       Hi my name is Clive Loseby from Access by Design and I'm talking to you today about 20 things you need to know about your website and Google in 2017. Number 3 Watching your language! If you... read more »

Google Vlog #02 - Google is Blind

Google Vlog #02 - Google is Blind

Here's my tip for today! This video is subtitled and the transcription is below...     Hi my name's Clive Loseby from Access by Design and I'm talking to you about 20 things you need to know about your website and Google in 2017. Number 2: Google is blind, therefore if your website works for blind people, it's going to work for Google. Look at... read more »

Google Vlog #01 - Responsive Design

Google Vlog #01 - Responsive Design

The "20 things about your website Google" tour is now over but if you haven't seen it yet, don't worry! With the brilliant Andy Goode of http://andrewgoode.tv I have been filming all 20 of them! Here's the first one. It is also subtitled and the transcript is below...       Hi, my name is Clive Loseby and I'm from Access by Design.... read more »

20 things about Google - Thing 10 – Understanding Accessibility

20 things about Google - Thing 10 – Understanding Accessibility

Accessibility is extremely important to us, as a company. That is why it is in our name, it underlies everything that we strive to achieve as a company and has done for the last 11 years. However, accessibility can mean different things to different people. I will begin this article by defining what we as a company mean by accessibility. It is also... read more »

20 things about Google - Thing 09 - What is beautiful to Google?

20 things about Google - Thing 09 - What is beautiful to Google?

Take a look at this picture of a whale. I do not think it would be controversial to say that most of us would describe this as beautiful, magnificent, awe-inspiring and so on. If this image was put up straight from Getty Images (which is where it came from), it would have the exciting title of ThinkstockPhotos-588367274.jpg. That doesn’t tell Google (or anyone... read more »

Domain renewals nightmares

Domain renewals nightmares

Have your website and emails ever gone offline without warning? If you want to avoid this happening to you, read on…  I have a question for you about your domain name. Your domain name (in case you didn’t know) is what people will type in when they want to go to your website. Usually, your email addresses will be associated with it as well. For... read more »

20 things about Google - Thing 08  - Google loves You Tube and so should you!

20 things about Google - Thing 08 - Google loves You Tube and so should you!

Everyone’s talking about video for their websites! You simply must do it yourself and here’s why!   Google loves video if it’s on You Tube. It’s become extremely keen on promoting You Tube since it bought it for a few zillion quid a few years ago. Don’t bother with Vimeo or any of the other video platform if you want Google to be interested in your... read more »

20 things about Google - Thing 07 - Google loves HTML 5!

20 things about Google - Thing 07 - Google loves HTML 5!

Have you heard about HTML? It stands for Hyper Text Markup Language and is the code that is generated and passed to your Browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer etc..) so that your website can be displayed. Before 2011, websites were coded using HTML 4. The problem with it was that there was no way of telling Google which bits of the text on the page... read more »

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