Author: Clarke Design

Google wants to know, how mobile friendly is your website?

Google has released a MAJOR update to how it ranks websites. The mobile-friendly algorithm will impact more sites than any of their recent algorithm changes. YOU MUST act to make sure that your website remains highly ranked in Google if you care about getting found. The world is changing and since 2014 more people are using mobile devices to browse websites that conventional desktop computers. So Google is rightly responding to this change. Google says that the new mobile-friendly ranking algorithm will have a “significant impact” on mobile search results. The big impact from this is that if your...

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A website at “mates rates” will cost you more in the long term

So you want a new website but your budget is somewhat limited. You turn to your friend who can build you a site and ask them for “mates rates”. Great News. You’re going to get yourself a new business website and it’s going to be nice a cheap. Really? Is it going to be cheaper? Maybe in the short term, but what about the long term? Here are a few things to think about when using a friend, mate, husband, wife or uncle to build you a business website. We all know that you get nothing for nothing in...

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Website Design Trends for 2015

We’re glad that we keep reading about the design trends for 2015 for website design. We’re also glad because we’ve been doing many of them for a while now, which means that we are ahead of the game. Design elements that made their mark in 2014 will keep their prominence in 2015. As many know, there have been many killer trends in web and graphic design industry last year, but as we look ahead there are some predictions to look forward to in 2015. 1) The Letterbox Look Filmmakers got this idea years ago. Now, the wide format or...

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Think BEFORE you click Reply All

Don’t you just hate it when you get lots of emails from everyone on the same distribution list telling you things that are irrelevant to you. What about when they start going off at a tangent and having another discussion. What about when two people start talking to each other, but include everyone else? This is the curse of “Reply All”… So we’re sure that you don’t like it when this happens and your inbox starts to fill up with lots of irrelevant emails. However, are you just as guilty? Do you do this? Do you just hit reply...

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Mistakes EVERY eCommerce Website MUST avoid

eCommerce website are by their very nature very complicated websites. They are not easy websites to design. You cannot just add a shopping cart system to your website and expect to end up with lots more business and sales. Online businesses make the same mistakes every single day. The good news however is that these same mistakes are easily avoidable. All you need is more planning and thought in most cases. Read through the eCommerce website design mistakes below and start to improve online website and the experience of your customers, which will lead to more sales. Poor or...

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