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Knightsbridge Neckwear returns to the fold

One of our valued customers, Knightsbridge Neckwear, has brought their website back to us after a year away. Knightsbridge, a producer of luxury neckwear based in Melmerby near Ripon, have been a long-standing customer. However, just over a year ago, the owner of Knightsbridge Neckwear decided to have a new website created by a high-end […] Read More...

Is your website legal?

Did you know that your website could be illegal? There are several important pieces of information that all businesses in the UK and EU must display if they are to comply with the law. These are as follows: Company information: A UK-registered business must display company information such as business name, registration number, registered address, […] Read More...

Why a free website may be more costly than you think

I’ve had several new clients coming to me recently with so-called ‘free’ websites. These are frequently offered by large companies such as 1 and 1 Internet, GoDaddy, HostGator, Wix.com etc. You know the ones – advertised during prime-time TV with big glossy adverts claiming you can create a website quickly and easily, by dragging and […] Read More...

The Tour de France and your business

If you’re a Yorkshire-based business, you probably can’t have missed the news that the Tour de France is coming to Yorkshire in July 2014. ‘Le Tour’ will spend two days traversing Yorkshire, from Leeds to Harrogate via the Dales on Day 1, and from York to Sheffield on Day 2. Unless you’re a tourism-based business, […] Read More...

Keeping customers happy

Over the last couple of years, we’ve noticed an increasing amount of new customers coming to us with first- or second-generation websites, complaining about their existing web developer. More often than not, they complain that their designer is unresponsive to their requests, uninterested in further development, or charges what the customer feels to be an […] Read More...

Responsive Web Design – the new design standard for 2013

2013 is shaping up to be an interesting year in terms of new web developments. One such development is the field of Responsive Web Design (RWD), which began to come to the fore in 2012. But we predict that it will really take hold in 2013. Why? Because of the multiplicity of devices that people […] Read More...

National Patisserie Week

I’m officially declaring this week National Patisserie Week! Why? Well, why not? We seem to have a week for everything at the moment, so why not have a week to celebrate delicious, beautiful patisserie! Watch this space for Patisserie-Porn! To start us off, for your delectation, here’s Miss Monday: Tarte au Citron Join in! Tweet […] Read More...

1&1 Internet – charging for domains they no longer hold

As a web developer, I groan inwardly whenever a new client comes to me with a domain they’ve registered with 1&1 Internet. Why? Because 1&1 are notorious not only for cheap domains and hosting, but also for terrible support, and mis-charging. Or perhaps that should be fraudulent charging. Twice recently I’ve had clients of mine […] Read More...

New website sets Spectrum Framing up for doing business online!

CK Services recently launched a new website for Spectrum Framing, a boutique gallery and framing business based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Spectrum’s existing website was dated and provided little information about the nature of Spectrum’s products and quality of their work. Tim and Jo Roberts, of Spectrum, decided that they would like a fresh new […] Read More...

7 of the latest and greatest web design trends

Over the past year there has been so much that has changed in the web design world. With the emergence of the iPad, and the ever increasing Smart Phone market the web is changing, and taking the way we access it with it. We have also seen web browsers begin to adopt HTML5, CSS3 and […] Read More...