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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.

The frustrations of using a non-responsive website

The frustrations of using a non-responsive website

It is astonishing to think that we are now in 2015, in an age of digital revolution where over 50% of people browsing the web are on a mobile device, yet most websites out there are still do not incorporate responsive design. Smart phones are becoming more and more affordable, with approximately 70% of people in the UK now using one on a daily basis.... read more »

How online health businesses can keep their customers beyond January

How online health businesses can keep their customers beyond January

January has always seemed a very peculiar month. Coming so soon after the excitement of Christmas, it seems to be a month when not much is particularly happening, but many of us rush to boost our health and fitness. It’s got to be due to all the chocolate we have been eating, right? Whatever the actual reasons, many health businesses with their own websites... read more »

Access by Design is moving to the Cloud!

Access by Design is moving to the Cloud!

Why? Our company is growing and the Cloud can provide more security, reliability and more processor power to meet our needs. We have been running our own exclusive, dedicated server for many years and we do not share it with anyone who is not one of our clients. To run dynamic websites requires a lot of power and we have always strived to ensure that... read more »

Web design trends that we expect to become more popular in 2015

Web design trends that we expect to become more popular in 2015

It seems like a good time to judge how the general nature of web design could change in the approaching few months. We should emphasise that we can’t state as fact what will happen in the future; Access by Design is a Chichester web design company, not a team of psychics. Still, we can use what we do know about web design to judge... read more »

Crucial web design tips for breaking into the Japanese market

Crucial web design tips for breaking into the Japanese market

Japan has often seemed like a bizarre country to many of us in the western world. This is undoubtedly encouraged by the many apparent contradictions of Japan. Is the country wealthy or bankrupt? Embracing the past or the future? The initially difficult-to-understand character of Japan can extend to the manner in which many of it’s citizens perceive websites. This is important to remember if... read more »

The importance of a good logo for your company

The importance of a good logo for your company

We have the experience and expertise to give your company a highly accessible website. Still, how much use is an accessible website if many people don’t even attempt to access it in the first place? This is where your company’s logo can prove pivotal. Your logo will typically appear on a huge variety of materials – including business cards, brochures and signs – related to... read more »

How having a Responsive, Accessible website aids your business through local tourism

How having a Responsive, Accessible website aids your business through local tourism

It should come as little surprise to people these days of the importance of a responsively designed website. It has been researched that more than half of internet users browse the web solely on mobile devices. In fact, tablets have become so popular, that for many they present a more suitable alternative to laptops and traditional desktop computers.  Realise the connection between local tourism and... read more »

Access by Design: Online Accessibility for Everyone

Access by Design: Online Accessibility for Everyone

We currently live in a very exciting time. Our development as a species has increased exponentially with the age of technology. In the last 30-40 years we have become connected to almost everyone in the world at the touch of a button, which has ultimately brought us closer. As most people are aware, the amazing benefits the Internet brings us can also result in exploitation... read more »

SEO Case Study - D M Gibson, Stonemason

SEO Case Study - D M Gibson, Stonemason

David Gibson is a stonemason based in Bognor Regis. Last year he spent more than the average person’s annual salary with Yellow Pages and Yell. His own website’s rankings were non-existent – he spent a small fortune on running ads instead – in Yellow Pages for every area in the South of England, as well as replicating it all on Yell.com. Orders were beginning to... read more »

Waving Goodbye to 5 Web Design Trends

Waving Goodbye to 5 Web Design Trends

The web design industry is fast-moving – blink and you will miss something! Like with any industry, trends come and just as fast they disappear – web design is no different. Sometimes we hold onto trends for too long when really we should be letting go, moving on and seeking something far superior. Holding onto trends can seriously inhibit growth and put you behind any... read more »

Stock Imagery Blog - Why your website need stock imagery!

Stock Imagery Blog - Why your website need stock imagery!

Stock imagery is available on many web platforms including Thinkstock, iStock and Shutterstock. Access-byDesign have a yearly business subscription with Thinkstock, which our clients can utilise at any time as we offer them 20 free images when they request a website build. Moreover, we can also provide additional images in batches of ten at a much cheaper rate than if you were to purchase... read more »

Online Accessibility - What exactly is it? How can it benefit my business?

Online Accessibility - What exactly is it? How can it benefit my business?

What does ‘accessibility’ mean for a website? True website accessibility basically means that people with any sort of disability can access your site without barriers such as text being too small, single-format multimedia and complicated site navigation. Those are just a few examples to start with, below is a further summary of the different kinds of people that may access your site and how they... read more »