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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.

New case study - Premier Motorhomes

New case study - Premier Motorhomes

Premier Motor Homes are a completely independent motorhome dealer, based near Chichester, West Sussex. We built a new site for them recently, please follow this link to read the case study!read more »

Two new case studies just published!

Two new case studies just published!

We have got two great new Case Stuides on the website. We have always built bespoke sites for our clients and we have never used templates bought from another supplier. Everything we do is in house, to ensure top quality at every stage of the process and we are proud to maintain consistent high standards each time! Lock Stock Inventories is a new client based... read more »

Access by Design on the radio!

Access by Design on the radio!

Clive Loseby, Managing Director of Access by Design, was interviewed on a local radio station recently. In the interview, Clive explains Access by Design's philosophy and why their websites perform so well with Google. He also explains in some detail why Access by Design's latest offering, Run Your Own Website, is such a ground-breaking product and how it can help small business really grow on... read more »

Bespoke or Off the Shelf?

Bespoke or Off the Shelf?

Our main focus has always been designing and building websites. We have never bought a template, we have always built our own. This ensure robust build quality, top-end accessibility and a website that Google loves. We do not cut corners, we just do it properly, time after time. We developed Run Your Own Website as a... read more »

The tortoise and the hare retold in terms of SEO!

The tortoise and the hare retold in terms of SEO!

We all know the fable well, how the hare dashed off and then became complacent and went to sleep whilst the tortoise plodded on slowly and ended up winning the race? Well, if you are having a Organic Google Campaign being run for you, you are understandably impatient to see results. However, unless you go the PPC route, you are not going to get... read more »

Access by Design shortlisted at the Observer Business Awards 2016!

Access by Design shortlisted at the Observer Business Awards 2016!

We were absolutely thrilled to win the Product Innovation Award at last years Observer Business Awards. We entered again this year because we feel that our new offering, Run Your Own Website is again truly innovative, putting all our of expertise into an affordable, off the shelf product that is AAA accessible and completely Google Friendly! Although it is a... read more »

Networking really does not have to be difficult!

Networking really does not have to be difficult!

Networking is one of the oldest and easiest ways of not just growing your business but by improving all aspects of your life! Whether you work for yourself or a part of a large company, it always comes down to people doing business with other people. It’s not difficult to work out that we generally prefer to do business with people we like, know... read more »

Twice bitten...

Twice bitten...

I met a lady recently I will call Jane. This is not her real name but she has kindly given me permission to tell her story. Jane was setting up a new business, which was providing advice and support to other small businesses. She needed a website and engaged someone to build one for her. The developer took it upon himself to build the website... read more »

New fixed rate SEO packages available!

New fixed rate SEO packages available!

As you may be aware, we have been offering Organic SEO services and Pay Per Click Campaigns, alongside our Website Development expertise, for some years now. As you may have already read on our website, we have got some great examples of how effective it can be. You can read one example by following this link and... read more »

Run Your Own Website!

Run Your Own Website!

We are delighted to announce that Run Your Own Website is now up and running and open for orders! In a nutshell, Run Your Own Website is taking our award-winning bespoke websites and turning it into an off the shelf product! There are colour pickers, a choice of Google fonts, easy drag and drop image resizing and, best of all, it is very Google... read more »

Access by Design would like to wish you a Happy Christmas!

Access by Design would like to wish you a Happy Christmas!

Accessibility is vital to us, so we have slowed the animation below to under 3 frames per second, which is within the Accessibility Guidelines and should not affect anyone with photo sensitivity. We would like to wish all of our visitors a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!     ... read more »

How to choose the best domain for your business

How to choose the best domain for your business

After thinking about a name for your company, the next hardest decision is to choose the right domain. No it is not as simple as sticking your business name and attaching .com or .co.uk, the cleverest domains have been thought through with the end user in mind. Points to remember when choosing a domain Be unique There are so many businesses and websites in the World it... read more »

Making Your Website Accessible

Making Your Website Accessible

The Internet is an invaluable source of information and platform for people to socialise, learn and input their own ideas and thoughts and it should be accessible to everyone accessing on every platform -including users with disabilities. Sadly, however, many disabled users find themselves unable to access and use a range of websites if they are not set up in the correct way. Web accessibility... read more »

It’s not all about the Keywords

It’s not all about the Keywords

Keywords have long been thought of as the key to moving your site up Google's ranking. However, while content does matter, and keywords play their part, there are many aspects including the website design, social media marketing and content marketing that all play a key role in your ranking. Keywords Websites have been around for a long time and have been growing in their structure, design... read more »

Google is blind

Google is blind

A lot of people, including many SEO companies, are bemoaning that fact Google is constantly moving the goalposts in terms of how it ranks websites. I personally wouldn’t use the phrase “moving the goalposts” but would instead use the phrase “raising the bar”. Why? Well to understand Google’s thinking, I suggest that it is important to look at Google in broad terms and understand their... read more »

Social Media – How does it affect SEO?

Social Media – How does it affect SEO?

Social media is used by millions of people worldwide each and every day. No matter if you run a small business or a large corporation you run the risk of missing out on a huge target audience if you fail to include social media in your online marketing strategy. Including social media in your online marketing campaign can help you to reach millions of potential... read more »