Commercial website design - your biggest marketing investment
Arguably, your website is one of the most important marketing investments you will ever make. It’s a powerful marketing tool which needs to work hard for you, so choosing the right digital agency is an important decision.
Yes, think engaging, but also think usable. We only design responsive websites and we always design with your user's experience in mind. Why? Because your website should not only look amazing, it should be amazing - viewed in the way you intended - your information accessed on any device in just a couple of clicks. .
What is responsive website design?
- Content displays clearly on any mobile or desktop device
- Optimised performance and navigation using any device
- A seamless user experience for all
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Our CMS, is as feature-rich as it is easy to use - and that's the whole point. Built from the ground up with simplicity in mind, we want our CMS to be intuitive and accessible to all, making updating your website a straightforward, frustration free task.
You can create professional looking pages and news posts in no time at all using our latest, 3rd generation editing tools and a range of recently enhanced modules and drag and drop components. This means improved communications with your target audience, whilst saving your administration time along the way.
Here's just some of the ways you'll be empowered:
Unlimited page, news post and event creation using drag and drop components for flexible layouts, a device preview tool, SEO tools and a saved history of all page revisions.
Create new content and edit or re-order content right on the page, as you see it. Add and edit components that look just like the final page. So what you see, really is what you get.
Add your choice of two types of pop up alerts for important messages and announcements. Smart scheduling means your messages are timed to appear and expire exactly as you choose.
Intuitive management of your documents, images and videos, synced with your YouTube, Vimeo Picasa and Flickr accounts. Images are automatically web-optimised and there's an image editor to fine tune your uploaded images. Simply drag and drop your files on to pages or add responsive image galleries and slideshows.
The option to add an app, linked directly to Content4 CMS for seamless display of all your news stories, calendar events, photo and video galleries, social media and contact details. Plus, get urgent news to stakeholders quickly sending unlimited, free push notifications to all your app users.
In addition, we've integrated with Google Analytics so you can see key website statistics at a glance from the CMS dashboard. We also offer ongoing support services for search engine optimisation, social media and user experience.
Content4 CMS is ever-evolving, helping organisations to stay on the front foot. Ask for a demo - we are convinced you will be impressed.
Content4 hosting and support
Your website go live is just the beginning. We're renowned for our approach to client service and regularly commended by our clients for our willingness to go the extra mile. And we're not just saying that, we can back it up. Whether it's phone, email or through our highly efficient support ticket system - we're only ever a few clicks away.
Open source CMS
We also build for a variety of open source Content Management Systems, such as WordPress, should you want that option. We'll work with you from the outset to pinpoint your needs and explore the best options to achieve your objectives.
Design & Print
Design and print perfection
You need to be confident you’re working with a supplier who can give you the solutions you’re looking for in your printed marketing collateral.
Our roots lie in design for print and although over the past 40 years we've grown into much more; our designers still produce award winning designs for all styles of print. What's more, we're lucky enough to have our Sister print company, Printoff Graphic Arts Ltd., in the same building, which means we’re equipped to bring you superb quality print production at competitive market prices.
PRINTBANK - simplify your purchasing process
'PRINTBANK' our online web to print solution enables clients to utilise and update pre-set templates in a secure site to place orders for regular print items; a superb marketing toolkit to benefit any organisation, simplifying and speeding up your print purchasing process.
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Understanding your project is our first consideration. A branding project can vary enormously and from the outset we want to assess how best to meet your particular business objectives.
In any branding process we’ve undertaken extensive research on behalf of our clients and no two projects are ever the same; every brand has its own identity and that's what we help you to create and build on.
Whether you're looking to modernise your existing brand or need a complete new brand design, we've got the creative talent to make it happen. We combine our core values: consider | create | communicate with your objectives to come up with branding solutions which ensure your organisation is positioned and perceived exactly as you want it to be.
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There's no denying that compelling and inspiring professional photography can be the absolute making of a corporate website or brochure - it's worth making the investment, believe us. We have long standing relationships with experienced and talented photographers who will deliver 'digital assets' you can use over and over again to promote your products and services.
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A professionally produced video delivered to your target audience gives them clear insight into your organisation's products and services; it leaves them wanting to discover more. It’s a more personal approach to marketing and an increasingly popular channel of communication.
It’s official, mobile devices now account for more internet access than a desktop PC. So there’s no two ways about it, mobile marketing needs to feature prominently in your overall marketing plan.
Groundbreaking commercial app
With this in mind, alongside a responsive website, it’s worth considering a bespoke app. We've created pioneering, groundbreaking apps for some well known brands, some of which have gone global - and we can do the same for you.
Our mobile apps include social media ‘share’ options, custom forms and polls/surveys, plus much more, giving you a personal solution which helps to land literally in the hands of your key stakeholders.
View our Crown Paints case study
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See you at the top
You absolutely need a great SEO and/or PPC strategy to make sure your website is highly visible to your target audience. 75% of internet users never scroll beyond the first page of a search results, so you can't afford not to be on that first page.
Our in-house experts in both paid and organic search put you right where you need to be - at the top. Our aim is to get you the results you want, quickly and within budget.
Let's get social
Social media has literally taken the world by storm. The statistics are pretty scary! There are over 2 billion active social media accounts globally. This means the potential for marketing and sales is exponential and a well executed social strategy is a crucial component in your online marketing. However it's a time consuming task, one that you may not have the resource to manage in-house. So employing an experienced digital agency to manage your social platforms is a cost effective solution.
The UX factor
User Experience (UX) is the absolute key factor to your website's success or failure, it's the journey that each user of your website goes through from the second they land until the second they leave.
How can you monitor UX on your website? That's easy, our team can implement online tools and provide monthly analytics reports to help improve the effectiveness of your website.