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Creating Opportunities from Website Error 404 Messages

Occasionally, visitors may try to access a part of your website that, perhaps due to internal changes or a typo, is not reachable. This will generate an error 404 message, frustrating the visitor and leading them elsewhere. 404 not found errors are an area of the customer website experience to which businesses should give more […]

Without a doubt one of our best business decisions ever

Originally released in July 2009 our PHP Login & User Management script has well over 4000 sales (4212 to be precise and increasing each day) making it our second best selling script with regular positive reviews. Although we invested thousands to create it and more to maintain and support it, the script has thankfully paid […]

Why Mobile Optimisation Matters For Your Business Website

What you want people to do when they visit your website, as well as their overall experience and ease of use, are important considerations when designing and building your business website. Combined with the increasing use of the internet from mobile devices, this means that mobile optimisation should be a key concern for your business […]

Why Building A Business Website Is Like Buying A Luxury Car

This is because how much a business website should cost is dependent on a number of different factors, including the quality and functionality required, and the platform being delivered on. A good analogy for this is comparing your business website to a car: the decisions that determine what you drive are similar  to the decision […]

Why Web Design For Businesses Is Harder Than It Looks

Low start up costs for freelancers and the growth in demand for websites has created an industry in which cost and quality vary wildly.  Fuelled by high profile advertising campaigns, there is a misconception that building a business website is simple, and that anyone can do it for pennies. The truth is that building a […]

3 Reasons Your Business Needs A Blog

A blog is an essential feature of a modern business website. A regularly updated blog can have a number of powerful benefits to your business, especially when utilised as part of an overall content marketing strategy. Drive Social Media Traffic To Your Website Blogs should be written so that they have an appeal to your […]

“My sales increased by 25% in less than a year!”

If ever you needed proof that a responsive site can improve your business you need to read this. Here is business owner Richard Frost’s account of how Jigowatt not only helped to design a beautiful, fully responsive new site, but one that is easy to update and ticked off all the features on his wishlist. […]

Open Source v Custom or Proprietary CMS

When building a business website, once you have defined what you are trying to achieve, one of the first and most important decisions you will have to make is which Content Management System (CMS) you will use. Deciding which CMS to use to build your website on is vital: this decision affects every aspect of […]

Many UK Businesses Still Not Mobile Friendly

Web design is continuously evolving to adapt to the latest consumer trends and technological advances. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) – particularly the method by which Google determines the search ranking of a site – has a huge influence on web design best practices. Last year, Google made a significant alteration to their search algorithm to […]