Category: Web Design

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Dave November 08, 12

Choosing a business web development partner

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This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series - Web Design Project Advise

If you know what you require from your new website, and you know how to spot a dodgy web development agency, the next task is to find a reputable business who may be able to assist. There are many hundreds of web designers out there (including Bytewire!), so choosing the right agency for you can be tricky. Here are a couple of issues to consider on your quest.

Where to look

Finding a good web development agency can be a tricky affair,

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Dave October 26, 12

Creating a business website – What do I need?

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This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series - Web Design Project Advise

You may have recognised the need for a new business website, but do know what you actually need it to do? Here are some critical questions you need to answer before approaching a web development agency so you can be sure you get exactly what you need.

Is my website expected to turn a profit?

Is your new website going to function as an extension of your current business? Is it going to be a storefront, or a way of generating sales

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Dave September 28, 12

Web developers suck – but I need my business website to work

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This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series - Web Design Project Advise

It’s an unfortunate fact, but many businesses have had negative experiences with web developers. The global nature of the web and the ease with which an online company can be created with only a modicum of ability means that there are literally hundreds of companies fighting for your business. Hundreds of companies with limited skillsets using bargain basement pricing to hook your business.

There’s even a good chance your business has in the past gone into the website build process blind,

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Elliot Reeve June 21, 12

The growing importance of Mobile Websites

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Mobile devices including Phones, Tablets and other handheld devices have become part of everyday living and this trend looks set to continue with more devices and improved technology on these devices becoming available all the time. The development of Mobile Devices means it is even more important that websites developed are compatible and optimised as a more diverse website can give you an edge of your competitors, increase sales, generate more traffic and boost customer engagement.

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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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alexc February 09, 12

What is WordPress & Why Is It Used

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Hello my name is Alex, i’m starting out doing some work for Bytewire, and as part of my initial personal development I am getting familiar with Wordpress. Having never used Wordpress before, it’s a jaunt into a new space of the web for me. I’m going to document my research and development in the form of regular blog posts on bytewire.co.uk (right here) as to perhaps help others following a similar path to me.

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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

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 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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Dave September 29, 11

How much does a website really cost?

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As the “need” for a website continues to grow, the question of “how much does a website cost?”

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