Entries by Gordon Smith

Surbiton Business Expo 2016

Surbiton Business Expo is back for the fourth year running and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Learn how using easily accessible data can fuel your business success Connect with likeminded people doing business in the area Get inspired and learn from other businesses who’ve made it Industry expert speakers Google Facebook […]

Add HTTPS to Your Website to Help Search Rankings

In 2014, Google announced that HTTPS would be used as a factor in search rankings At first, webmasters saw little difference in search rankings and at that time only around 7% of page-one Google results used HTTPS. That figure has climbed dramatically in the intervening two years, and now around 30% of top-level Google websites are using […]

BBC News Moves to Responsive Design

Today the BBC has announced that after several weeks of A/B testing it will move all users to it’s new responsive website design. Responsive design means the same site present itself differently according to the kind of device that it’s being viewed on. Usually this means having more horizontal content on desktops and on mobiles […]

The Challenges of Accessible Website Design

For most customers, the primary concern in web design is reaching the largest-possible audience. Sadly, accessibility is often the last thing on the customer’s mind, and we have to gently steer the customer towards accessibility considerations. Recently we had a web design project that turned this on its head. Chris McCausland is a stand-up comedian who […]

What Makes a Great e-Commerce Site?

Which? Magazine have announced the top 100 best online shops according to their readers. There were some really surprising results. The top prize with a customer score of 91% was WexPhotographic.com – a supplier of photographic equipment. You might expect to see the online behemoths at the top of the list but in fact Amazon.co.uk came in […]