Author: Clarke Design

Website Design Packages – The Benefits and Pitfalls

Many website design companies offer Website Design Packages, where for a fixed price you’ll get a basic website design, some hosting, maybe a domain name and at the end you’ll get a website. Sounds Great. However, whilst these packaged websites have some great advantages, they’ll also introduce some pitfalls along the way. Here we discuss a few of the benefits and some of the pitfalls to watch out for. It’s Like Building a Bookcase The first major benefit of a website design package is usually the price, after all that’s probably why you are considering an “off the shelf”...

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10 Great Tips for success in the world of eCommerce

Selling online is getting more and more competitive every day as more and more businesses realise that if they have products, they need to sell them online, even if they already have a high street shop. Online competition is fierce and the bottom line is often defined by the appearance, usability, and mobility of your website. Do you know how many people abandon their shopping baskets before they buy from you? If you don’t – you’ve got a problem. However you don’t know how big the problem is and you’ve therefore probably got no idea how to solve it....

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5 Great Tips to Help Create Blog Headlines

Though it’s true that writing compelling headlines is something that will take some time to practice and master, you don’t need to be a genius copywriter to come of up with something that helps you generate more interest and more website traffic. Here are 5 quick and easy tips to help you get started writing great article headlines: 1) The Tried and Tested “How-To” Headline People love reading “How-To” articles, and it’s not something that works with just a single topic. You can write How-To posts about anything and your headline doesn’t have to be complicated or take too...

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WordPress websites: Why you MUST back them up

WordPress is a content management system originally designed for bloggers to write articles for their websites. Since 2003 it has been enhanced considerably to become one of the most popular choices for website designers and business owners alike to support their online presence. It now powers over 60% of the content managed websites on the internet. (including this one) As it’s one of the most popular website engines it is also one of the most targeted by those nasty hackers and internet demons who try to break your website for some bizarre reason unfathomable by most of us. So...

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