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Write for your visitors

  There's no point in having a well-designed, mobile-friendly website if it is full of ineffective text. But this part isn't difficult. You just need to keep some simple things in mind when you are writing: Make it clear what you do and how you can help Keep your...

Mobile First

It should go without saying now, that a website must work well on a mobile phone. Many still don't though. Which is negligent. That's right - you are neglecting the majority of your visitors if your website isn't mobile friendly. Typically, a website's visitors using...

7 seconds to hook your visitor

That's right. You've got around 7 seconds to persuade someone to stay on your website. Which means that first impressions count. They mean everything. So good design doesn't just make your website look fantastic, it also gives it credibility. To drill down, in those 7...

Mobilegeddon has arrived

21st April 2015. Mobilegeddon. This was the day that Google divided the world into good (mobile-friendly) and bad (not mobile-friendly), and cast the bad into the abyss. At least, it means that if your website isn't optimised for mobile devices, then Google has...

Is your website secure?

I woke up this morning to over 900 notices of login attempts to my website - so I thought I'd do a video of the solution, to promote my hosting and maintenance business. You might need to go full screen. [svpVideo v=1]  

What are you doing this weekend?

Well, I'll tell you what I'm doing. I'm heading to the Yorkshire Wolds - a lovely part of the world - for the Moonbeams Folk Festival held at the Wold Top Brewery. A folk festival at a brewery. What's not to like? There's a great line-up, including Peatbog Faeries *...

Mobile friendly website for Amelie and Friends

There's a fantastic restaurant down in Chichester, Amelie and Friends. The Sunday Telegraph lists it in its Top 500 Restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland, and it has been awarded the coveted Bib Gourmand in the 2014 Michelin Guide. And it now has a brand-new mobile...

Mouth-watering website launch: The Hull Cake

There were three aims with this website To make it display well and be easy to use for visitors on a mobile site. To showcase the many, many examples of stunning, beautifully made cakes The Hull Cake had provided for its very spoiled clients To make it easy for a...

Hungry for business? Here are some pies!

…if you are hungry for business you have to look after your mobile visitor. Even B2B companies will benefit from making their sites easy to read and navigate on a phone, with a clear call to action (usually a “Tap To Call” button).

Message to Larry in Ukraine

Hi Larry

Blue Gekko websites are protected from brute-force login attemptsOr is it Gabriel? Or Laura?? You seem to use a few different names. Anyway, your IP address says you’re in Ukraine so I’m guessing none of these names is real.

Thanks for showing an interest in one of my client’s sites, but I’m afraid I’m going to have to disappoint you. No, you cannot log in.

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