The Art of TV Presenting

The art of TV presenting is made up by a whole host of factors, presenters are continuously judged on not only what they say, but also by what they choose not to say. Looking the part also comes into the equation for presenting roles – a presenter acts as the...

The Immense Importance of Having a Well Designed Logo

Whether it be from a business or consumer level, most people relate to logos of such firms immediately. They connect our minds to the business in question, without the need to see its name – there in a nutshell is the power of a well designed logo. Your logo...

Top Web Design Trends For Your Business

Now is the time for your company to reflect on where it can improve, when it comes to the big world wide web. Implementing a new trend can give your business a leverage that you never knew existed. The below points are just some of the services you should already have...

Why Your Business Should Consider Having A Mobile App

If you’re in the mindset of mobile apps only being for large multi-national businesses in their respective industries such as Amazon, Starbucks or Pizza Hut – you are wrong. Smaller businesses are following their target audience and benefiting from the...

Why You Should Market via Email

Email marketing is a direct marketing tool, targeting your business’s communications to your target audience; This allows business owners to reach a large number of potentially lucrative prospects and hopefully new clients. Your company should take advantage of...

Why Blogging is an Important part of any Business

Blogging should be the centre point to your content marketing process, giving your company a voice to be heard. This can be shared with various social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and E-books via your website. A personal side to your business can...

Search and Rescue – The Rise and rise of online shopping

With the whole shelf space thing being a non-issue online, buyers turn to the Internet to find a wide selection. Nine times out of ten, customers will buy from a high street store or online based on emotion and not logic. How many times have you been on Amazon while...

Another Award In The Cabinet

Being nominated by your peers for an award is an incredible feeling, it’s even better when you win it in business! If your business has something to be proud of, or to shout about, there’s nothing better than enjoying the glory that comes with it after all...

Good Design Is Your First Impression Online

Good design online is much like having a smart suit turning up to work in your busy office, meeting potential clients on a regular basis in the week creates that first good impression. The last thing you want to do is be turning up in your Hooded top and a pair of Doc...

Why You Should Market via Email

Email marketing is a direct marketing tool, targeting your business’s communications to your target audience; This allows business owners to reach a large number of potentially lucrative prospects and hopefully new clients. Your company should take advantage of...

Why Blogging is an Important part of any Business

Blogging should be the centre point to your content marketing process, giving your company a voice to be heard. This can be shared with various social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and E-books via your website. A personal side to your business can...

Search and Rescue – The Rise of online shopping

With the whole shelf space thing being a non-issue online, buyers turn to the Internet to find a wide selection. Nine times out of ten, customers will buy from a high street store or online based on emotion and not logic. How many times have you been on Amazon while...

Don’t Lose Control of Your Business

Your website is your shop front to your business, if you have a broken window or a dusty selection of products or services sleeping in the display, then customers are going to walk on without much more than a glance in your direction. If you had the tools to fix the...

Websites That Tie The Knot

If you’re planning your wedding, what better way to watch the progress of the upcoming event unfurling before your eyes via your very own website that will become one of the very many treasured  memories you’ll have of one of the biggest days of your...

The Dark Arts of Customer Value

Customer Value is accurately considered an overworked term within business – After all, as the old saying goes; the customer is always right. If they want it and it’s cheap, you can bet your bottom dollar they’ll take what they can get – and...

Easter Special Deal For – Limited Time Left

Easter Special Deal For – Limited Time Left This Easter, Universal Web Design offered £50 off new website design & build projects – and the clock is ticking… There are still enough days left in April to order your website design and build...

Easter Special – £50 Off All New Website Builds

Easter Special – £50 Off All New Website Builds Throughout April, Universal Web Design is offering £50 off all new website design and build orders. With web design services starting from just £295 for a complete website, there has never been a...

Spread Your Website Payments

The Universal Web Design Team are great believers in helping new clients move forward in the online world of business, which has opened up a universe of online shopping, product awareness and education. If you’re not involved, you’re not going to be seen...

Website Design For New Businesses

Spring and Summer are on the horizon and so are the eager brides and grooms searching the internet for the many and multiple services every perfect wedding needs. If you are a new business that can add revolutionary new ideas for the quaint or quirky, themed or...

The Dark Arts Of SEO, Brought Into The Light

If you don’t know what SEO is, you are far from alone! The world of Google is light years away from being understood by just us mortals, but if you want to know the one, the most important thing about Search Engine Optimisation, without finding yourself mumbling...

Is Your Website Modern and User Friendly?

Keeping your website well maintained is crucial for high SEO rankings, fresh, modern changes and a user friendly journey, ensuring the return of established clients and creating something stunning for those who have yet to be recommended to it or simply stumble across...

Marketing From The Outside

Have you ever thought about how important it is for you to market your business as strongly and as profitably as possible, keeping the ROI good. To make an investment in marketing, means to create a good Rate On Investment – marketing generates enquiries these...

Creating Your Website Just Got Easier With UWD

Order your website and take advantage of our Interest Free Payments by just giving our sales team a call – it really is that simple to reach further and wider than ever before with just the push of a button. Start Creating Now! At Universal Web Design we...

Why Businesses Need Marketing

Why Businesses Need Marketing Most business owners fall into business as they are specialists in what they do, whether they be a mechanic, graphic designer, landscape gardener, business consultant or gas engineer. As a specialist within your field, all of the focus is...

Protect your business – Become Web Legal

The UK Laws require all businesses to include key information that is legally compliant. At Universal Web Design, we want to help you protect your business. With the ever changing and complicated legal requirements of today’s modern world, it is essential for...
Try Out The Experts For Free!

Try Out The Experts For Free!

It’s not easy grasping the opportunities online marketing has to offer if you don’t have the know how. The most intellectual people in the world would have difficulty moving their expertise from one form to another. If you’ve spent most of your life...

Email Marketing and Brand Familiarity – Get Known

Email Marketing is an essential tool to help generate your brand and become well known and more widespread, as long as you are expanding your contacts and making the most of your online email marketing platform. “Throughout Christmas and New Year I was bombarded...

Make The Most Of Your Online Presence

For businesses across the globe the importance of having an online website is astronomical – especially when it comes to making sure your customers can set you apart from the rest; to be accessible around the clock; to be able to sell your products and services...

Happy Birthday Universal Web Design!

As October reigns, so to do we! On the 21st of this month we slip smoothly and proudly into our 5th year of business. In 2011, Danny Nevill, our managing director, founded this diverse, versatile, industry leading company that continues to grow every single day....

On and Offsite SEO – Why You Need Both!

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation, and it really is essential to you and your business. Many people haven’t even heard of it, though that number is swiftly dwindling! If you’re online, or if your business has an online store or page of any kind,...

HTML How To – Episode 2

Welcome back to your HTML guide! We are delighted to be continuing this guide for HTML beginners! In our first post we covered the basics. We went through what HTML is – and what the letters actually stand for! – We spoke a little about how to get started,...

The HTML How To – Episode 1

Without going into too much detail (because there is A LOT of detail out there) Hypertext Markup Language, or HTML, is a system that allows the user to alter and add a wide range of aspects and items on World Wide Web (www) pages. These include the uploading of...

Optimise Your Web Design – Part 2!

  Welcome Back! Once your funnels, maps and frames are set up, or at the very least, planned out, you can start thinking about the really exciting stuff; the website design! Visual components are key. We are, by nature, drawn to striking imagery, this is an...

Optimise Your Web Design – Part 1!

The best websites consistently turn curiosity into prosperity. Your site must be engaging, interesting, and unique. This conversion is often referred to as a sales funnel. These funnels are what your potential customer must travel through; the end point being the...

5 Stats That Made Us Write A Post About Stats!

Back to school season has seen a 2.6% rise in online retail activity This is a good thing! Hitwise, a Connexity company, showed that this back to school season has provided the biggest rise in activity for the leading online retailers! Put simply, 100 million more...

Professional Website Content

Many businesses fall into the same trap… They invest heavily in online marketing, and a few months down the line, get frustrated because they aren’t being bombarded with calls and sales instantaneously. To attempt to solve this, many businesses change...

Improve Your Website Traffic Quality in 5 Steps

Everyone seems to be obsessed with the numbers when it comes to website traffic. However, not many seem to understand the importance of quality over quantity when it comes to traffic. 1,000 users could reach your website, but if the site is not relevant to them, the...

How Colours Can Transform Your Website Design

Web design has improved and evolved rapidly in the past decade. It began with extremely simple design templates, continued with developed graphic design software and functionalities, and has now reached a mature stage with clean designs and specialist design software....

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Website Design?

If your online business hasn’t been as fruitful as expected recently, perhaps you need to assess your website design. Plenty of traffic may reach your site, but it takes a good, fast website to successfully close sales. If you don’t pay attention to online...

Why You Need A Digital Marketing Strategy

A number one tip for all of our clients at UWD is: don’t dive into marketing without a well thought-out marketing strategy. Plenty of people do it, and soon regret it. Crafting a marketing strategy prior to beginning your digital marketing campaigns will rapidly...

Appointing A New Digital Marketing Company

Appointing a new Digital Marketing Company can often be a daunting task, but a change in approach could be all you need. A digital marketing company is more than just your supplier, they will become an extension to your business’s marketing team. If you find the...

Top 10 Most Popular Tech Businesses Online

A recent report by Brandwatch has revealed the top ten companies on social media for tech geeks: 1. Lenovo 2. Nintendo 3. Samsung 4. Intel 5. ASUS 6. Microsoft 7. LG 8. Garmin 9. HTC 10. GE Appliances Lenovo, Nintendo and Samsung are winning the battle of the tech...

Easy Guide to Basic Online Marketing

Online Marketing is everywhere. It’s the new form of advertising that is adapted to the modern-day market. However, you should always be aware that it takes time to see results – so expect to wait three to six months before you see a true build up of...

Easy Guide To Social Media

Social Media. It’s everywhere. You can’t escape it, even if you want to. Turn on your phone, and notifications come popping up everywhere. See an advert, and they request that you ‘follow’ them on their social platforms… You can’t...

Easy Guide To Basic Website Terms

Whether you are happy about it or not, online marketing has entered our world and made a huge impact on our global business market. According to Ofcom, today’s consumer spends twice as much time online as they did a decade ago, making it imperative for...

Is Social Media Rewiring Our Brains?

Social Media has become a major part of 21st century living, but has that had an effect on the physiology of our brains? Microsoft recently released the results of their 2015 study, in which 2,000 people were surveyed and 112 people had their brains monitored. They...

Why Should My Website Be Mobile Optimised?

To answer in short, if your website is not mobile optimised, you are losing sales. Recent research has shown that 57% of mobile users will abandon a website if it takes more than 3 seconds to load and 30% will abandon a purchase transaction entirely if the checkout...

Websites For Small Businesses

Many small businesses are reluctant to get a website, but this is madness considering the amount of sales leads generated from website traffic. Having a website means more business for you. Simple. However, it should be kept in mind that a website is for life, not...

How Social Media Has Changed Customer Service

Although Social Media is a pretty new phenomenon, it is now often taken for granted. If you step back and take an objective view on Social Media, it is incredible to think how many advantages it has provided to the commercial world. It has created a whole channel of...

The Queen looks for Social Media Manager

We are proud to provide Social Media Management to many of our loyal clients, but there is one that we’d love to work with more than usual… It has been reported that the Queen – yes, her majesty Elizabeth herself, is seeking a Social Media Manager....

8 Blog Success Tips

Universal Web Design likes to share our favourite tips, hints and tricks with our clients, so we’ve compiled this list of top 8 blog tips for running your own successful blog. 1. Choose a suitable platform There are lots of free blog platforms out there for you...
Digital Marketing For Your Business Part 2

Digital Marketing For Your Business Part 2

Our services in Digital Marketing are expansive, and we tailor our marketing platforms to your business. Keep reading for the low-down on two of the most prominent online marketing strategies available in 2016, and how they can assist your business in reaching...

Digital Marketing For Your Business: Part 1

To someone that isn’t familiar with the different aspects of Digital Marketing, it can be a little confusing. But as technology continues to develop at the speed of light, it is becoming more and more important for you to build the online presence of your...

Your Website’s Search Engine Rankings

Have you thought about the Search Engine Rankings of your website? So many people assume that creating a website is enough in terms of online presence. Created, done, dusted… right? Wrong. Through effective SEO you can influence the quantity and the quality of...

More Content Means More Traffic

Many of our clients ask the question: “How much new content should I post on my website?” The answer is as much as possible. We say that because we understand that running a business is a busy job. As a small business owner, you can often become the...

Optimize Your Web Presence

If you need to source something online, where do you go? Now we aren’t psychic, but we are guessing it’s Google – or another search engine provider. Search engines have answered our technological prayers; if we want to find out why grasshoppers make...

Blogging: More Website Traffic = More Customers

Are you looking for new ways to drive traffic to your website? Perhaps you should consider blogging. Blogging is integral to your online marketing strategy, whether you are a small business or a multinational company. Adding new material to or regularly updating a...

Email Marketing – Benefit Your Business

Email Marketing is often under-appreciated as an online marketing strategy, but it is actually one of the most inexpensive and effective ways of finding and keeping new customers. Through building a mailing list, your business can truly create a remarkably valuable...

Social Media Can Amplify Your Business

Looking for an extra outlet to improve your business’ income and contacts? Out there is a whole generation that lives, eats and breathes the world of social media. That is a whole chunk of the population that is yet to discover you and your business. You can...

Turbo Charge Your Business This New Year!

Is your online presence as streamlined as it can be? With Christmas now behind us, it’s time to push forward into 2016. It’s lovely to take the foot off the pedal for the festive season isn’t it! But when the New Year hits it’s time to flick on...

Plug-ins You Should Be Using For Your WordPress Website

More and more businesses are realising the power of WordPress as a website platform. As demand grows so does the range of powerful plug-ins available to web developers and admins. Originally designed as a blogging platform WordPress is unsurpassed for integrating...

An Introduction To WooCommerce for WordPress

An Introduction To WooCommerce for WordPress WooCommerce is an eCommerce platform designed for the World’s leading content management system; WordPress. WooCommerce makes selling digital or physical products simple and easy. That’s not all, memberships and...

Standard WooCommerce Features

Standard WooCommerce Features This article highlights the standard features WooCommerce features. Please note that WooCommerce is open source with over 300 extensions readily available. Making it the World’s most popular online selling platform. Built for...

5 Essential eCommerce Tips

5 Essential eCommerce Tips Below we have listed and expanded upon the 5 essential eCommerce tips for improved conversion rates through your website. Enjoy and we hope this article is of benefit to you. Page Load Time Consumers are increasingly impatient. Customers do...

Free Online Marketing Planning Session

Complimentary Online Marketing Planning Session Another year, new years resolutions, new ideas, new desires, but do you have an online marketing plan? If not, the team at Universal Web Design can help with the Free online marketing planning session we offer. We make...

Five Benefits Of Owning A Larger Website

Many businesses have asked what the benefit of owning a larger website is; subsequently, we wanted to address this question within this article; Five Benefits of Owning A Larger Website. This is to not only help those who have asked, but to also educate those with...

Integrated Online Marketing Company

The world of advertising is changing! And as the industry becomes more and more competitive methods of advertising have become much more sophisticated. You could say that the world has become one big advert and unless you are media savvy your efforts to communicate...

The Impact of Social Sales

How do you fit your business message into 140 characters? It’s difficult – some say it’s an art. But it’s a crucial new way of reaching customers and attracting sales to your service. Of course, it doesn’t have to all be crammed into a...
Develop an App, Develop Your Business

Develop an App, Develop Your Business

Last year, the number of mobile device users spectacularly surpassed the number of desktop users, reaching a whopping 1.9bn global users this year. It’s no longer a question of the importance of mobile marketing, but of how best to utilise this increase in the...

Know Your Clientele – Audience Insights

It’s that age-old pain for any business owner; what kind of people are my products attracting, and how can I reach out to them more? As you expand your business in the digital age – whether that be through social media, e-mail marketing, e-commerce, apps,...

Grow Your Business with eCommerce

Your clients have constant access to the internet. Sure, Facebook ads and e-mail marketing are great – especially when combined together – but if you want to grow your small, local business, and start taking orders from afar, it’s time to upgrade...

Add a Personal Touch with E-mail Marketing

The most essential thing any business owner can do, is connect on a personal level with their customers. True, you can get your message out via social media on a daily basis, but 140 characters on Twitter and a small space on your business’ Facebook page,...

Building an App for Your Business

Apps are everywhere and almost every business wants one. As the world develops and creating a successful startup business becomes even more competitive it is important to reassess what methods will benefit your business. The development of mobile apps has exploded in...

Take Pride in Your Online Appearance

Imagine walking along the high-street, glancing at the many different shops as you pass by. Some look modern and quirky, some look traditional and welcoming, but some look dull and dilapidated. The store-front is what business-owners use to attract new custom –...

WordPress Website Managment Packages

As a WordPress website owner, you may wish to consider Universal Web Designs website management services. Unlike most web design companies, Universal wishes to ensure that your website is kept up to date and running effectively each and every month. Until now, it has...
Engage Clients with Effective Copywriting

Engage Clients with Effective Copywriting

Content is important, sure, but no-one ever talks about why. Why is it such a useful and effective tool? Copy can affect moods, sway opinion and influence buying habits, but in the end, it all comes down to one thing: effective engagement. You could create three pages...

Apps: The Perfect Tool for Business Growth

“There’s an app for that,” is becoming an increasingly popular phrase, as well as an accurate one. We can find our everyday functions in the palm of our hands and are downloadable at the click of a button – whether you want to learn a language,...
Accessible Support from Universal Web Design

Accessible Support from Universal Web Design

We know that running a business can mean long, stressful, fast-paced and jam-packed days for you. This is why we’ve come up with a handy tool, which will allow you to gain immediate access to one of our digital marketing managers, who can deal with your...

Five Reasons to Outsource

Increasingly more and more businesses, both big and small, are setting aside money in their annual budgets for marketing, and this amount just keeps increasing year-on-year. Digital marketing agencies, such as Universal Web Design, have a vast range of knowledge and...

The Benefits of an Up-to-Date Website

In the 21st Century, your direct link to your customers is through the internet. Never before has it been so easy to communicate with clients in order to sell your product – you can literally take your business straight to consumers, creating a convenient and...

Universal Web Design Has a New Home

Universal Web Design is pleased to announce we have had a change of scenery and a change of address, meaning we can now be found occupying Unit Red 4 at the brand new Parkside Office Village of Essex University’s developing Knowledge Gateway – a bustling...

Top 8 Start-Up Tips

In 2014, Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) accounted for 99.3% of all private sector businesses in the UK, with 62% of all businesses being run by a single person. The fact that SMEs, in the same year, employed 15.2 million people and had a combined turnover of...

WordPress vs. Joomla

As a digital marketing agency, we at Universal Web Design felt we should briefly show you what’s on offer when it comes to designing your first website. Now we have devised the ultimate battle of platforms – WordPress vs. Joomla. Before 2007, most websites...

Universal Web Design – App Service

Here at Universal Web Design, we’re constantly exploring new ways in which we can expand the online presence of businesses to increase their availability to their clientele. Now, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new App service, which allows our...

Universal Web Design Launches Online Ticketing System

Currently working with over 150 businesses, Universal Web Design has decided that it is time to launch an online ticketing system. Conscious the launch of such a platform would come across as cold or impersonal, unlike other companies that provide a ticketing system,...

Video Predicted To Be Big in Digital Marketing

There is one digital service that has grown in popularity more than any other in 2014 and that is Video Production and Marketing. In fact Content Marketing as a whole has seen an incredible resurgence in the past 6 months, with businesses seeing light at the end of...

Social Media Is Now The Key To Growth

Marketing through Social Media has never been more important than it is today. We live in world where most people have some form of online presence and this can be highly beneficial for a business. You need only look at the online movements spurred on by hashtags such...

Email Marketing in 2015

Digital Marketing drives success. By regularly interacting with clients through digital platforms you increase your chances of achieving a desired goal. Websites are without a doubt the best way of showcasing your business and a base from which to build your brand,...

Affordable Digital Marketing

At Universal Web Design we believe in combining multiple marketing services to create an effective and comprehensive online strategy. By focusing on a single service you risk bypassing potential clients or customers who are more easily accessible through other...

How Lead Nurturing Will Benefit Your Business

Whatever industry you’re in and product or service you provide it is important that when leads are generated you are careful how you approach them. It is rare when you first meet a lead that they press money in your hand and immediately begin buying from you....

The Benefits of MailChimp

At Universal Web Design we run Email Marketing Campaigns for our clients, managing the distribution of content and offering a professionally branded template for each message. Each campaign we run is built on a focussed strategy, using the statistics at our disposal...

Website Maintenance Packages

At Universal Web Design we understand that designing and developing an effective and attractive website for our clients is just the beginning. This is why we offer a number of online marketing solutions aimed at optimising your online presence, making sure that your...

How to Sell Professionally using Social Media

Having a Social Media presence is becoming increasingly more important for businesses looking to sell themselves online. Traditional offline media, such as newspaper advertisements, or even just word of mouth, can still be effective of course, but the emergence of...

Using Social Media to Grow Your Audience

Social Media, when used properly, can be vital in helping businesses to grow and increase their audience. Building your reputation is as important online as it is off, and there are ways that you can use social media to create brand awareness that spreads both...

The Importance of Blogging

Blogging as a marketing tool is becoming more and more important for businesses looking to leave an impression on potential clients. The first step for any aspiring business looking to be found online will always be to start with a quality website and expert branding...

Our Approach To Social Media Management

At Universal Web Design we understand the importance of an effective brand image. That is why our bespoke Website Designs are always tailored to you. What we also understand though, is that having a Website alone is no longer enough. That is why we offer our Social...

5 Creative Video Editing Tools

There are various video editing tools available online but many are overlooked by larger, well known brand names. There are various video editing options available online for creatives but it’s not always easy to find those sites. Because of this, we created a...

3 Tips on How to Optimise a WordPress Website

Since more and more people are opting to use WordPress based websites it has become of high importance that you know how to optimise a WordPress site. Here are several tips that will help you optimise your WordPress website. WordPress is the most used content...

How To Present Professionally in Front of An Audience

Last week we were asked to deliver a presentation on search engine optimisation in Dunmow. Thankfully the presentation was a great success, but it reminded me of the time I used to spend preparing for Nevill Media presentations. What one of the attendants...

How To Make A Website Responsive in WordPress

By Daniel Jones When I first started out in WordPress it was almost impossible for me to figure out how to create a responsive CSS code. I saw that it was linked up to many different CSS files and I was unsure as to where to put my code and how to do it etc. Here I am...

3 Simple & Effective Photoshop Tutorials

By Daniel Jones This article is going to help you get started learning to use Photoshop. Everybody has to start somewhere and a lot of advanced tutorials can become off putting to new learners. Here I am going to help you achieve maximum effects with minimum effort....

How To Generate Qualified Leads Through SEO

View SEO PRESENTATION.pptx and other presentations by universalwebdesign. The Break Down Of How To Generate Qualified Leads Through Search Engine Optimisation What is SEO Search engine optimisation is a practice designed to improve your websites search ranking and...

Seven Best Tips To Use Pinterest

Pinterest maybe popular as a photo sharing social media site but did you know that you could still use it to promote your services, socially. In this article, you will find ten of the best tips on how to use Pinterest for your business. Pinterest is a great website...

The Growing Redundancy of HTML in Styling

Throughout the past few years HTML is becoming less and less needed in the modern world of design. It was only a few months ago that you could easily customize font size and font colour through simple HTML code, however those days have certainly past. CSS is becoming...

Web Development Tendencies For 2013 (Part 2)

 As a modern-day business owner it’s important to understand what may develop across the next 6 months of 2013. Below we share our observations of what’s happend in 2013 and what’s to come. Responsive Website Development I predict responsive...

Five Video Optimisation Tips for Beginners

As a beginner in video optimisation, you must know that a properly optimised video is very beneficial for creating a brand image of your product or service. This is the easiest way to get the right kind of audience to your website. So, here are the ten best video...

How to Choose the Best Keywords

Keywords are very important in any SEO strategy since a keyword is what a user enters into a search engine to find a relevant website. Thus you should make sure that you are targeting the correct keywords for your website. In this article we identify a few tips that...

How to Choose a Web Design Company for a Small Business

If you have a small business and you are planning to expand your presence on the internet then you will need a website for sure. To help you choose the best web design company for your ultimate website here are a few tips that might come in handy. If you are the owner...

Improve Your SEO Through These Expert Ideas

Search engine optimisation is important for growing traffic, but it takes proper know-how. To get in good with the readers and remain on great terms with the search engines, just follow the advice and tips below for your initial campaign. You need a...

Simple SEO Tips

A short time ago an associate suggested that I wrote an article regarding the challenges that new business owners face when they try to gain more exposure online. Hence this article today where I share some simple SEO tips that all business owners can use and...

5 WordPress Tips For Beginners

In this article we share 5 WordPress Tips For Beginners. Since speaking with our clients we have discovered that many are not using their WordPress platforms as effectively as they could be. This article is designed to help those that are missing out on some of the...

5 Great Online Marketing Tools

All business owners know that it takes time and dedication to build a successful brand online. Even businesses such as Facebook took a few years to really establish themselves, yet there are start up companies expecting global glory in only a matter of...

5 Tips That Will Help You Build Your Business Online

Thousands of new businesses are starting up every day. But only a handful are presenting their businesses professionally online. As a start up business you don’t need to spend thousands on a website, however free or cheap service providers such as Yell, one...

20 Web Design Tips

In todays article we will share 20 web design tips that should help all business owners develop a professional online presence. > Ensure that your website is well organised. > All images should be selected carefully and in relation to the content within that...

New Web Design Trends For 2013

As a modern entrepreneur it’s important to be aware of what web design developments lye in the year ahead. In this article we share our expectations and insights to expected web design developments for 2013. Responsive Web Design I predict that...

SEO For Small Businesses & Start Ups

Regardless of whether your website offers products, services or information it’s essential that you embrace the requirements set by leading search engines. Search Engine Optimisation is a strategy to improve your overall website exposure. Most small businesses...

5 Tips To Mobile Friendly Marketing

A recent report identified that around 700 million Facebook users accessed the site via a mobile device. This means that about 70% of Facebook users use modern technologies to access the site. Facebook is continuously changing and developing their site to keep up with...

Create A Valuable Website For Users

Its no fluke that certain websites receive large amounts of traffic. All website owners are able to attract large quantities of traffic by implement certain methods, but how many website owners make the effort? Here are 10 tips to engage your audience and...

How To Sell Through Online Video

It’s astonishing how many businesses avoid promoting their products and services through online video. Business owners seem to be of the opinion that what they have to offer is dull and boring. To you, it may seem that way, but to the customer visiting your...

10 Tips To Effective Video Production

Exceeding your client’s expectations is the most effective way to develop your video production company. Pleased clients become regular customers so placing that extra effort into all client work pays dividends in the long run. By producing new videos for...

Essential Web Design Principals

You should always make multiple considerations when planning a website build. Accomplished web designers know what is required to create a masterful website. I will share the essential principles of quality web design. Usability It’s paramount that you keep your...

Conversion Rate Optimisation VS SEO

There has been an endless amount of hype on Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) of late, however many seem to be overlooking the importance of Conversation Rate Optimisation (CRO). Of course getting visitors to your website is an essential ingredient for online success,...

Update Your Website For The New Financial Year

The new financial year is here, it’s about time you cleaned up your website in preparation. In this article, we will highlight several areas that every business should focus on this year. On-site Updates Below are points that could enhance your websites...

Your Business needs an Online Community!

I am sure we are all familiar with the term “regulars” when it comes to describing your business customers; the usual faces and the usual people. What do all “regulars” have in common? Their loyalty. Having an online community has a lot of...

5 Effective Video Marketing Strategies

Whether you already have a video or planning to invest in video production, it’s essential that you consider how, where and when you will promote your material. As with your website, producing the video is only one piece of the puzzle, it’s; where, how you...

Web Design: With The User In Mind

Today I want to share the Importance of great web design. As a passionate web developer I appreciate the time and effort that goes into a great website. Unfortunately I feel as though this has been overlooked by far too many businesses. Whilst I emphasise the...

Principles of Good Website Design

For many people nowadays a website is your storefront, it’s like walking into a hotel lobby – it sets the tone and the first impression which can make the difference between someone staying and leaving your website; same as you would when walking into a...

SEO: Content Is King

In this article you will learn the basic and simplified process of a search query and vital ranking factors. This article has lead from frequent enquiries from website owners looking to rank their website on the first page of Google. I love working with people, so...

Web Design Tips for Mobiles!

One thing that I am sure you all will agree with but probably not realised is that mobiles convert organic searches into action much faster than you think. The reason for this is because mobiles have the extra ability to make a call that a PC may not have. Okay yes...

The Google Nose (BETA) SEO Nightmare?

I don’t know about you guys but I don’t really “stop to smell the roses” but I never thought I would be able to smell it from m laptop! Try getting keywords and SEO for that! Wait, what now? No I haven’t just come back from the pub!...

The Power of Corporate Video Production:

I think it is safe to say that video production is one of the most powerful and influential ways of getting your message across. Surely this is one of the best investments a business can make to grow a business? So what is the power of video and how does one achieve...

Importance of Google Analytics and Tagging!

Whenever you post a blog or an article or a page you tag your new webpage to allow users to find your content, we know this but why is this important? If you have a good article, and you send it to a person, share it, Tweet it, or anything similar, those tags come...

Social Media Stalking to Grow your Business!

Back in the day when you had to stalk someone you would grab your pair of binoculars and spy on your unsuspecting victim which is pretty creepy! Nowadays you can just pop on Facebook and check out their profile, and somehow this is now seen as ‘socially...

UX and SEO: Myths…or not?

User experience (UX) and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) have historically not co-existed well with each other. It is vital to know the correct balance of UX and SEO to improving the impression of your website and website design as well as giving good search results....

Review Filters in Local Search:

So what is Local Search you ask? Local Search makes use of specialised internet search engines that allow users to “submit geographically constrained searches” against a structured database of local business listings. The key point of a Local Search is...

Builder Website Design For Delta Building

Builder Website Design Delta Building, members of the Guild of Masters Craftsmen have over 34 years of experience in domestic household building such as loft conversions and house extensions. Delta Building is a London based company who are very enthusiastic...

Plumber Web Design For Sarton Gas

Plumber Web Design Sarton Gas is a professional plumbing and heating company in Essex. Sarton Gas has a strong team of qualified professionals that provide a ‘365 days per year’ call out service. Sarton Gas was founded in 2005 but is made up of...

Marine Website Design For Taska Marine

Marine Website Design Taska Marine was formed in 2009 as part of a joint venture between Red7Marine and Challis & Sons. Taska Marine is built on experience and has seen its way through 20 years of boat building, dredging, marine construction and diving industries....

New Estate Agent Website Design For Visual International

Estate Agent Website Design Visual International is a professional service that have been specialising in buying property oversees for the past 15 years. Visual International aims to take out the stress and frustration of buying overseas but instead make the purchase...

Manufacturer Website For Colair Electronics

Manufacturer Website Colair Electronics have been around for over 30 years and has seen much in its development from manufacturing various manual or automatic ventilation controls to camera systems for clients such as Ladbrokes and Coral. Nowadays some of Colair...

New Professional Web Design For Nevill Media

Professional Web Design For Nevill Media Danny Nevill is an award-winning entrepreneur and highly regarded as a leading expert and advisor for entrepreneurial success and internet marketing. Whether you are a business owner, manager or self employed; Nevill Media can...

New E-Commerce Website Design for Sensual Moon Jewellery

E-Commerce Website Design Sensual Moon makes hand crafted and value for money jewellery for every occasion. Sensual Moon creator, Lesley, come from a very artistic background being related to the Scottish artist Robert Monro Bryson and whose father starts his own...

New Website for Gary Hughes Joinery

Gary Hughes is a bespoke cabinet maker in St Osyth near Colchester operating all over Essex. Gary has over 14 years of experience in the trade and always works to a high standard and always aims to deliver the best customer satisfaction. Gary specialises with...

Affordable Web Design For Riverside Estates

Riverside Estates is an independent firm of estate agents covering Feering, Coggeshall, Tiptree, Witham and all surrounding villages and have an excess of 50 years of experience in property, mortgages, surveys and conveyancing. Universal Web Design, an internet...

What is SEO?

SEO is the acronym for Search Engine Optimisation, and it is a set of strategies which are designed to make the target website appear higher in the SERP (search engine results page) for a given keyword or certain keyword phrases The vast majority of web surfers will...

Know Your SEO (Part 2)

Know Your SEO (Part 2)  The Technical Stuff There are many actions that you should take when constructing or modifying your site to make your website more visible to search engines. >> Your most important content should be in HTML text format as images,...

Know Your SEO

Know Your SEO (Part 1) Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) SEO means building or modifying a website to increase the number of visitors. Basically, the higher you appear on the first page of a web search engine, the more likely potential customers are to go to your...

Why use social media?

Many businesses are now using social media within their internet marketing strategy but many still ask; why use social media? The dominance of Social Media is continuing to rise very quickly, and organisations of all types are beginning...

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Construction Website Universal Web Design has slowly built a reputation for building websites for clients within the construction industry. Most construction websites look very basic, generate poor or no leads and convert barely any referrals into sales....

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Custom Design Universal Web Design originally designed and developed most of it’s websites by using templates. This technique is very effective in order to meet all of our clients demands with a professional solution and this strategy has enabled us compete...

The Worlds Most Expensive Domain Names

  The Worlds Most Expensive Domain Names   What is a domain name? A domain name is used as an online address for your website e.g. www.domain-name.co.uk. The value of a domain name tends to increase the more concise it is, valuable keywords such as : Cars...

Business Link Website Special Offer

BUSINESS LINK WEBSITE SPECIAL OFFER Limited Time Only   WEB DESIGN, HOSTING, DOMAIN PURCHASE, SEO AND £50 FREE ONLINE ADVERTISING ALL FOR ONLY £16.50 PER MONTH! Are you starting a new business? Do you want to win new customers instantly? Would...

Cheap Web Design

Cheap Web Design If you are a small business or even a start up planning to either begin trading online with an e-commerce website or promoting your products and services with a brochure website that looks and operates professionally but is also affordable then look...

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Website Internet Marketing Are you a business owner that has a website, but you are really struggling to be as prosperous online as you initially hoped for? If your answer is YES, then you need to read this article and take action.   “Having a website alone...

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Web Video Web Video has been a hot topic for quite a while now, but a lot of businesses still do not have a web video on their website. Everyone agrees that web video is much more engaging than reading ‘content’ Some questions that business owners ask when...

Video Marketing – The Key To Online Success!

Video Marketing and Video Production NEWS: Video Marketing is the future King in line to the SEO Crown! It has become evident that Video Marketing really and truly is now affecting SEO.It is already having a big impact, but it is predicted that by 2015 92% of...

The DO’s and DONT’s with a website

The DO’s and DONT’s with a website The internet as you and I well know never sleeps, this provides a massive opportunity for your business to sell to potential customers 24 hours a day! Below I am going to explain a few DO’s and DONT’s...

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I Want To Sell Online, But What Online Payment Gateway Should I Use?   There are many payment gateway options for e-commerce stores and when you are new to selling online, choosing between all the payment gateway providers can be difficult. Some providers charge...