New website for Spectrum Community Health

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Spectrum Health Website Design

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the brand new website we’ve designed for Spectrum Community Health CIC. Spectrum Health is a not for profit organisation that delivers a range of community and offender healthcare services on behalf of the NHS, Local Authority Public Health services and a number of other partners. Spectrum Health wanted […]

A bespoke online fit-out for countrywear retailer

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Website design for ecommerce

In just a couple of years’ time one of Yorkshire’s oldest retailers -Eric Spencer Menswear & Countrywear – will be celebrating its 70th anniversary of trading and although Eric Spencer opened it’s for the first time back in the 1940s, this long-established favourite of the Yorkshire’s retail scene is moving with the times thanks to […]

Website design for marketing your business

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Website Design for Marketing your Business

Many businesses make the mistake of assuming that having any-old website will attract new business and bring customers in.  However, a poorly designed website which lacks good-quality content will do little to promote your business and help you build the trust and reputation of your company brand. Your website should be thought of one of the most important […]

Websites for manufacturing firms

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Websites for manufacturing firms

Different styles of websites used by manufacturing companies Manufacturing firms often present a paradox; there’s a long history of innovation in manufacturing to open new markets, but at the same time many manufacturers are using sales and marketing platforms that are well past their sell by date. (Think overseas sales agents and trade shows). It’s […]

Four top questions to consider when having a website built

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Considerations when developing websites

So you’re thinking about a new website, here’s a list of a few initial questions which are worth thinking through before that initial meeting with a web design company.   What is the purpose of your website? Sell a product? Sell a service? Give visitors up to date news and reviews about an industry or […]

A newbie’s guide to blogging

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Blogging image

The How to Blog Guide I was chatting with Lee Hezzlewood from Secure Thinking (the Internet Security specialists) the other day. Lee blogs regularly because he’s immersed in his industry – he’s passionate about it and knows it inside out. He’s doing the right thing. We all used to read books by ‘authorities’ to get […]

Are you ready for Google’s mobile-friendly deadline?

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Google's Mobile-Friendly Website Deadline

Google has recently made a major announcement which means that from 21st April 2015 they will be favouring mobile-friendly website designs in their search results. This news means that businesses that don’t have a mobile-friendly website will be shown less in search results and therefore could lose out on new business. To avoid losing business to your […]

Website copy should sell the sizzle and not the steak

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Selling the sizzle

Great website copy should never be seen as an optional ‘extra’ for your website and if you aren’t prepared to invest in good-quality website copy, even the most fantastic looking website simply won’t cut the mustard. Look at it this way: you wouldn’t buy an Aston Martin with a Ford Fiesta engine inside it, would […]

Logo design & ecommerce development

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Mellow Duck Logo and Website Design

Logo design and ecommerce development for high-end furniture manufacture Bluehoop Digital are really pleased to have helped Mellow Duck, designers and manufacturers of stunning furniture, to launch their business. Mellow Duck specialise in stylish upholstered furniture and accessories that provide eye-catching comfort zones to homes.  Mellow Duck’s furniture is manufactured in Yorkshire from sustainable hardwood […]

Website still not mobile friendly? – Google’s going to penalize your business

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Still not mobile friendly? - Google's going to penalise your website

The importance of having a mobile-friendly website has never been so critical. For the past few years it has been increasingly important for your website to be mobile friendly – so that it looks pretty on a smaller screen. However Google is now going to show people which websites are mobile friendly and which ones aren’t […]