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Fantastic, free stock photos in 60 seconds

Your 60 second guide to finding fantastic, free images for your website Each month we will give you a 60 second guide to a hot topic in the field of website design, development and promotion. This month we look at the best place to find great images for your website....

Our review of the year 2018!

Our review of 2018 We can't quite believe we are at the end of 2018 already! It only feels like a few months ago we were reviewing 2017, but here we are at the year end already. We always like to take this opportunity to think about the year we have had and plan for...

GDPR

Our take on GDPR On 25th May 2019 the way a business handles personal data is set to change with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. These rules will give companies new responsibilities and your customers new rights over how their...

So you are updating your own website?

Our guide to making website content updates We create websites using WordPress. Using WordPress means our customers have the option to update the content and photos on their website themselves. The opportunity to regularly create fresh content has many benefits. More...

Two years of the Digital Grapevine

Our 22 lessons So here we are, two years after taking that leap of faith to start our own business!  We have been busy but we have enjoyed ourselves (most of the time!)  Things haven't always panned out as we thought they would, but we are now in a position where...

How to choose a website designer

Tips when employing a web designer Do you need a new website? Are you confused about how the process works and the options available to you? In this digital age, every company could benefit from having an online presence. Some businesses only require a simple...

2017 – The year so far…

Volunteering at WordCamp Bristol We can't believe that we are half way through 2017 already! We have been reflecting on the past 6 months and reviewing our aims for the year. We are definitely on track, but there is still a lot of work to be done! Here are some of...

Why is SSL important?

Why you need an SSL certificate for your website.SSL means that information that goes from your computer to a website is secure, encrypted and not easily hacked. If your website users are passing sensitive data to/from your server you really should be using SSL....

2016 – What a year!

Our review of 20162016, a year which saw the world lose so many talented musicians and actors. A year of surprising public votes, from the victory of Brexit, to the rise of Donald Trump to The White House and the massive popularity of Ed Balls on Strictly!!! Amidst...

Why we love Thornbury

What is it about Thornbury that some many people love?Thornbury is more than just small market town approximately 12 miles north of Bristol. For Claire it is her home town having grown up locally and moving back to the town seven years ago. For Laura it has been her...
Fantastic, free stock photos in 60 seconds

Fantastic, free stock photos in 60 seconds

Your 60 second guide to finding fantastic, free images for your website Each month we will give you a 60 second guide to a hot topic in the field of website design, development and promotion. This month we look at the best place to find great images for your website....

Our review of the year 2018!

Our review of the year 2018!

Our review of 2018 We can't quite believe we are at the end of 2018 already! It only feels like a few months ago we were reviewing 2017, but here we are at the year end already. We always like to take this opportunity to think about the year we have had and plan for...

GDPR

GDPR

Our take on GDPR On 25th May 2019 the way a business handles personal data is set to change with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. These rules will give companies new responsibilities and your customers new rights over how their...

So you are updating your own website?

So you are updating your own website?

Our guide to making website content updates We create websites using WordPress. Using WordPress means our customers have the option to update the content and photos on their website themselves. The opportunity to regularly create fresh content has many benefits. More...

Two years of the Digital Grapevine

Two years of the Digital Grapevine

Our 22 lessons So here we are, two years after taking that leap of faith to start our own business!  We have been busy but we have enjoyed ourselves (most of the time!)  Things haven't always panned out as we thought they would, but we are now in a position where we...

How to choose a website designer

How to choose a website designer

Tips when employing a web designer Do you need a new website? Are you confused about how the process works and the options available to you? In this digital age, every company could benefit from having an online presence. Some businesses only require a simple...

2017 – The year so far…

2017 – The year so far…

Volunteering at WordCamp Bristol We can't believe that we are half way through 2017 already! We have been reflecting on the past 6 months and reviewing our aims for the year. We are definitely on track, but there is still a lot of work to be done! Here are some of our...

Why is SSL important?

Why is SSL important?

Why you need an SSL certificate for your website.SSL means that information that goes from your computer to a website is secure, encrypted and not easily hacked. If your website users are passing sensitive data to/from your server you really should be using SSL....