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.
There is also the option of you undertaking the task yourself. Web design is a fast moving enterprise, with tools that are constantly updating.
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
Although the idea of roadside lemonade stands never really took off in the UK (we’re not sure they even really existed outside American cartoons for that matter), the simplicity of the concept is attractive – particularly in the otherwise complex marketplace that is the internet. Historically running an online shop is quite difficult. Either the tools used to host an ecommerce website are too complex, too expensive, or completely inflexible when trying to bend the tool to your specific business
If you spend any time at all hanging around with web developers, eventually you will hear mysterious acronyms like CMS start cropping up in conversation. A CMS, or Content Management System, can be used to provide a publishing platform for your company website.
The big CMS players
There are hundreds of Content Management Systems available, all of which have their own niches. Some of the most popular CMS platforms are completely license free, helping to reduce website running costs over the long
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!
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.
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.
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
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