Everyone’s talking about tech related startups these days. But what about all the independent, non-tech startups? Apparently about 70% of new businesses in the UK at started from home. They need to market to customers, not investors and they want to get started without emptying their bank accounts.
Have you seen our page of Praise recently? It seems like it’s brimming with positive feedback.
This year we’re going to be offering some new packaged services, aimed at cost-conscious small businesses and startups.
They’re not really new actually. They’re services we’ve been supplying for years. However, offering them as packages will help make them more accessible and streamlined – allowing us to offer them at better rates. Read more
Geek Squad website that I designed earlier this year has been shortlisted for the Website of the Year 2013 award, in the News and Information category.
We’ve been helping out with some pro bono design work in our local community lately.
Over the winter we created new branding for our local village fair, Croxley Revels. The design was based on a Jester’s hat (which has been the basis for previous versions of the logo) but has been made to look more like marquees at a fair. The primary colours were also kept as historical elements of the event’s image. Read more
What’s the best kind of designer? A recommended one of course.
Earlier this year we were pleased to achieve Recommended status with the Recommended Agency Register (RAR) and you may have noticed we’re now proudly displaying the badge on our homepage. Read more
Lots of interesting work has been happening in the last few months here – we’ve just been so hard at it we’ve not had time to report!
Geek Squad’s UK operation needed a website relaunch for two main reasons – to make it fully responsive (displaying and functioning well on any mobile device) and to incorporate their new offline visual branding. Mark
acted as the lead designer with a small team working in-house at Carphone Warehouse’s headquarters, working closely with two developers and a project manager.
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Starting an online shop has never been easier. That’s a fact. But however tempting it is to plough straight in, you still need to make some smart decisions up front.
Although you may want to start simple, scaling these things once you get started requires some, well… answers from the future. No, this doesn’t require The DeLorean for a research trip. Instead, just think about it. Properly. Your future self will thank you for it.
So, to help you, below are the main questions we ask anyone looking to start in e-commerce.
A bold statement? Definitely, considering we’re a web design business. Let me be more specific though:
You don’t need us to make your website. You need us to make your website great.