Web Design News

Google will now penalise websites that are not mobile friendly

For a little while if you have used Google search on your mobile phone or tablet, websites listed have been marked as "mobile friendly". This informs users that their browsing experience is optimised for their device, but until now that has not effected the site's ranking in Google search.

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Microsoft is Killing Internet Explorer?

Well, I never thought I would be posting about this! According to stories now all over the internet Microsoft is killing Internet Explorer off due to it's negative brand image.

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River Music is here

The first phase of river music is now live, giving full details of all the stock available online and in store for River Music in Ross on Wye, Herefordshire. Check out the new site and logo:

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New RAW creative website

New portfolio website is now live.

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The many faces of selling

Just read a very interesting article by Nick Atkinson about the changing face of retail, from the High Street to the internet. It appears that consumers are starting to value a more customer service based experience, rather than just 'I can buy it cheap on the internet'. Could this be a return to the face to face experience we used...

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How video can help product sales

Recent studies on consumer behaviour for ecommerce have shown a marked increase in sales when video is used to on a product page as well as images. Figures show that the most gains are for videos that are under 30 seconds in length, although there are still gains on anything from 60 to 180 seconds.

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An amusing take on the ever expanding connectivity of devices!

Chris Matyszczyk over at CNET has posted up an interesting conversation that he is apparently having with his furniture!

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New Bout of PC based Phone Scams

Just fielded an interesting call from a call centre claiming to be "Talk Talk". Apparently there was an "error" with our internet connection and the person on the end of the line wanted me to run some commands on my computer to demonstrate what they were.

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Things to think about when setting up a webstore

When setting up a web store, there are several key things you must think about before you even get to building the store:

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Retail Gurus website live

Retail Gurus is a combined eCommerce site and help forum design to support SMEs in the retail sector. As well as supplying a huge array of stationery and equipment useful for retaillers, there are many help articles on setting up a business, payment providers, best practice etc, as well as a growing on-line community forum for members to post queries...

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