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Why use WordPress? A platform comparison

The Staggering Popularity Of WordPress WordPress is the most popular platform for business websites in the world. Companies large and small use it to build and manage their websites and content. WordPress was originally built as an open source blogging platform, however it has evolved to be a powerful engine that is driving millions of […]

Christmas Party: Driving to Milton Keynes… then walking in the air!

Before midnight yesterday, the Jigowatt team came to life and took to the skies for the christmas party. Soaring above the breeze we gasped at the wondrous sights below us. It was magical. We were guided by a figure who knew the journey well, he held our handles until we saw the shining lights and […]

A piece of cake!

Proof if needed that if you do a great job first time round, customers nearly always come back for more. Having created a logo, identity and website over 5.5 years ago Sam at Blogtrottr recently asked us to help promote the new ‘no ads’ feature on the site. Working with our 2010 style (still as […]

Congratulations to our BTTF easter egg winners!

It’s all over, #BTTFday has been and gone, and now we’re sad… well, we’re not, but we miss it already. We ran a cryptic competition to find the Easter eggs on our homepage, and both of our winners came from Twitter! Competition Winners What a brilliant competition, I love a challenge and that took me […]

A Memorable Day in History!

October 21st 2015 has been etched in the minds of Back To The Future fans since the screening of BTTF 2 in 1989. Many of you will know that the name Jigowatt was inspired by these great movies so what a fitting day to release our brand new website. Paying homage too are innovative pieces […]

Help from industry experts at no cost

This is your opportunity to get free one-on-one time with WordPress industry experts, who can help you manage and improve your website. We are offering 1 hour sessions throughout the day for anyone who would like to drop into their central Peterborough offices and discuss anything about your WordPress Website, you may have issues with: […]

Mobile Optimised Website Usage

More and more internet usage is ‘on the go’ nowadays, we all have access to cheaper data tariffs and Wi-Fi connections, not to mention the plethora of mobile devices to choose from, be it a tablet, mobile or even small laptops, we’re all now acutely aware of how much media and information everyone consumes whilst […]

What a bunch of Slackers!

As a thriving web design business, promoting a healthy work-life balance is just as important as embracing the latest technologies. Exciting decisions here at Jigowatt have now enabled the team to tick both boxes. With many of us juggling the needs of young families (and dogs) with work, we have set up systems which allow us […]

Invaluable contacts

Working within a business to business environment, it quickly becomes apparent that the need for regular contact with not only your existing clients, but potential new ones, is vital. So how do you do it, without becoming that ‘bothersome sales person/company’ again? Facebook would now have us believe that paid for advertising is the way […]

My Javascript training diary (#1)

So over the past couple of months I’ve challenged myself with learning Javascript in my spare time. I decided on Javascript to be my next language as I really want to improve my front-end development skills. I know HTML, CSS, SASS and I’ve dabbled in PHP. I can create WordPress themes so Javascript was the […]