Design

Launch of the new Tamworth Informed website

Launch of the new Tamworth Informed website

Three weeks ago we launched a brand new site for the hugely popular local newspaper “Tamworth Informed”. Due to the improvements to the overall flow of the website and search engine optimised code behind every page, website visitors have doubled to over 5000 visitors every day since the launch on 6th March 2018... read the rest »
Mobilegeddon 2: your guide to Google’s update

Mobilegeddon 2: your guide to Google’s update

We told you about the changes to Google’s search algorithm last year that penalised websites that weren’t responsive or mobile compatible. In March, Google announced that it would be introducing an update to this, meaning that the signal of last year’s change would be enhanced on mobile search results to ensure that users find even more pages that are mobile-friendly during their browsing.... read the rest »
What makes an effective landing page?

What makes an effective landing page?

When running an online campaign, something like PPC, social media advertising or other marketing campaign, it should send the customer to a landing page. This is a page specifically designed to capture the interest of the people who have engaged with your marketing, as they shouldn’t just link to your homepage... read the rest »
Classic Design & Build website re-build from Webforward

Classic Design & Build website re-build from Webforward

The Webforward team are really excited to announce the launch of our newest build, www.classicdb.co.uk Classic Design & Build is an exhibition solutions company based in Solihull who specialise in creating exhibition displays and stands for companies worldwide such as Jaguar, Land Rover, Tyco and Scolmore. They came to us to replace their existing website with something fresh and modern to attract customers attention, as well as a portable sales tool that they could use on their iPad’s whilst travelling abroad... read the rest »
How good is your website?

How good is your website?

We’ve spent a lot of time talking about individual components of your website such as home pages, responsive design, SEO and landing pages and we also gave you a spring clean checklist. So now that we’re heading towards the end of the year, it’s about time to evaluate how good your website really is... read the rest »
Advice for your website photos

Advice for your website photos

“A picture speaks a thousand words” is a phrase you’ve probably heard a thousand times before. But it couldn’t be more true; between 65% and 85% of people class themselves as visual learners, and on social media, updates with images get 150% more engagement than those without.... read the rest »
Social media: optimal image sizes

Social media: optimal image sizes

If you’re using social media as a marketing tool then you’re probably well aware that images sizes are different for different platforms as well as for different parts of those platforms, it can be really confusing and time-consuming making sure those images work. So save out crib sheet below to make sure you can quickly ensure you’re using the correct size (width x height).... read the rest »
7 reasons people leave your website quickly

7 reasons people leave your website quickly

Once people are on your website, you need to convince them quickly that there are lots of reasons for them to stay and browse, or you need to convert them into a customer quickly. But is your bounce rate high, are people leaving your site quickly or is your conversion rate lower than you’d like? Read on to find out if you’re making any of these fatal errors to make people leave your website quickly.... read the rest »
How much should a website cost?

How much should a website cost?

Hopefully if you work with a reliable and trustworthy website designer (we'd like to think we could be counted as that) then you will be paying a fair fee for your site. However, for budgeting purposes and so that you can work out if what you’re being offered is a good deal, it’s helpful to understand the costs related to building a website before you start... read the rest »
Off-The-Shelf vs. Bespoke Solutions

Off-The-Shelf vs. Bespoke Solutions

Is there a specific system that would help you to manage your business better, or solution to your lengthy eCommerce fulfilment? Or anything else you think needs help automating to make your business more efficient? There’s always something that we could be improving on, but would you choose an off-the-shelf system or have something bespoke designed to exactly suit your requirements? Read on to work through the decision-making process. ... read the rest »