News, views, and articles from a freelance web designer in Horsham, West Sussex. I publish an article every month and there is an RSS feed if you want to subscribe with, for example, an RSS reader like Feedly.
14 July 2013 by
A sitemap will tell Google and other search engines about your website pages. It's a list of all the pages in the site and it can be helpful for prompting Google about new pages - and for getting feedback from Google.
21 June 2013 by
It's no secret that CVW Web Design is a vehicle for me, Clive Walker, to sell my freelance web design and development services. Yet, this website is designed/branded as a small company.
03 June 2013 by
We've been optimising this website recently and making it as fast as we can. Without going into the technical aspects of how we do this, let's ask the question. Why does website speed matter?
15 May 2013 by
I've joined the Perch Registered Developers Programme because I love working with Perch. It's a great website content management system (CMS) that makes it easy to update your website
29 April 2013 by
In the last post, we described Four Reasons Why You Must Update Your Website. Following on from that, here are some ideas about how you can make regular updates to your site.
16 April 2013 by
We see plenty of websites that are not updated very often and it's incredibly easy to fall into this situation. However, it's very important that you regularly update your website for several reasons.
03 April 2013 by
For businesses who are promoting themselves locally, Google Plus is essential. That's because Google+ Local (Google Places) businesses are displayed prominently in search results for searches containing local search terms.
19 March 2013 by
We get asked a lot about search engine positions and how to improve them but there's one quick tip that we always give. Read on to find out out more!
08 March 2013 by
Last week, we were pleased to launch a new website for Harrabin Consultancy who provide quantity surveying, project management and consultancy for the construction industry.
18 February 2013 by
There have been a few occasions recently where potential clients have asked for website quotations without providing the appropriate information (or, in fact, any information). So, here's what we want from you in order to give a quote and, hopefully, design and build a great website!
02 February 2013 by
I attended the New Adventures in Web Design conference at the end of January. After the conference I've been thinking about why web design conferences are important. What are the benefits of attending for smaller web design and development companies?
18 January 2013 by
You need to include certain information about your company on your website; it's a legal requirement in the UK and it makes good business sense.