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Dave April 16, 12

Inspirecard – Featured in the Essex Chronicle

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Big congratulations to Inspirecard (part of Simplyfundraising) for a really successful week of marketing, culminating in being featured in the inside cover of the Essex Chronicle (no mean feat). We’ve been working closely with Inspirecard to create a unique website which compliments and shows off the great work they are doing in the local area.

Check out the article here – Inspirecard – Essex Chronicle Article

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Dave April 10, 12

Securing WordPress

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When developing for clients on the WordPress CMS platform you must also be literate in how you can secure your WordPress install from malicious attacks.

Some ways in which you can do this are very simple and can be solved by little more than installing a plugin. There are plenty of other security geniuses within the WordPress community. We also cover some more complex security fixes, which require technical and programming ability. Keep reading if your interested in how you can

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Dave April 10, 12

Web Marketing Intern Job – Chelmsford Essex

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We’re looking for a Web Marketing intern to work with us, starting immediately and running for a minimum period of 1 month to a maximum of 6 months.

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for you to gain Web Marketing experience working for a small start up business in the UK which specialises in web design for clients and also runs several of it’s own successful products and applications.

You’ll be helping develop the Bytewire brand, help win and gain new

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Dave March 22, 12

Launching your first website

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Thinking about getting your first website? Find it all a bit daunting? Don’t know who can be trusted and who can’t? Read on.

This guide is a comprehensive reference point for anyone who is looking to get a website built, either personally or for business!

We’ll cover such topics as Realistic targets setting, deciding on a budget, doing your homework, spend time writing down what you need and why, revisit this list a week later and add or remove irrelevant specs, identifying prospective web design companies and agencies, shopping around, trusting web agencies, how to sniff out someone you can’t trust?, accepting a Quote, getting a contract drawn up, making sure your kept in the loop and project finish!

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Dave March 16, 12

Bytewire release version 4 of website

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Over the last 6 months or so we’ve been working on and off on the 4th iteration of Bytewires new site. After some considerable time, tinkering and optimising we’ve happily launched. Version 4 (v4) is our most ambitious yet, and was mostly the product of early mornings and late nights, when we found time to juggle it between our growing client commitments.

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Dave November 22, 11

New Client Site: TDR Surface Repairs goes live

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We are pleased to announce that TDR Construction’s new website is live! TDR are a Road and surface repairs company based in Witham, Essex that we have been working with lately.

They required a new website and although we couldn’t persuade them to take on our new logo (running joke). Due to elevating costs of changing the logo e.g. vans, equipment and clothing had already been branded with the existing logo. Despite this, both us and the client are really happy with the new website.

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Dave November 14, 11

Seeking freelance web designer

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We’re looking for a seasoned freelance web designer, preferably locally based, but if your good enough we’ll certainly consider changing our mind on locality. Strong typography skills are a must, along with a dab hand for beautiful designs. If your interested at all or would like to find out a little more information then contact us bytewire [at] bytewire.co.uk or feel free to give our office a call on 01621 856 628.

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Dave November 14, 11

Client Site: Marble Solar Goes Live

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Last week our latest bespoke website project Marble Solar went live. In collobaration with our friends over at Fubra we built a tool for the Marble Construction Group to measure and advise UK residence of the potential of an un-used roof space for solar energy. Solar Panels have long since been available and the government offers financial incentives for those who choose to go green, and partake in creating renewable energy.

Up until recently solar panels have remained expensive and thus

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Dave October 17, 11

Top Mac Web Design Tools & Apps

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As we as web developers evolve new tools emerge, some good, some very good and some you wonder how you ever managed without (of course we’re kind of overlooking a vast majority of bad one’s here). Its the tools of which have changed the way we work, that we be focusing on, in our Top Mac website design tools and applications post below.

Coda : Text Editor, from Panic.inc

A large part of any web developers armour is their text editor which

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Dave October 06, 11

RIP Steve Jobs 1955-2011

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I thought about not jumping on the bandwagon and writing another RIP Steve Jobs blog post, but, then I thought, isn’t it great that we all feel this compelled to write, this many amazing things, about this man?

Few of us knew him in person, and even fewer of us knew what he was like away from his working life. Yet, his work, passion, and innovation has touched so many people in so many ways that you feel a sense of

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