January 2017

Web design launch for RYT International

By | January 30th, 2017|Recent Websites|

Branding and new website for this new international business - Oxford

Cary Yanny Website

By | January 5th, 2017|Recent Websites|

Website and integration with professional photography portal and e-commerce solution - Woodstock

November 2016

WordPress – The Good, the Bad and the Lovely

By | November 23rd, 2016|WordPress|

WordPress - The Good, the Bad and the Lovely Is WordPress any good for your business? We create websites for many businesses in Oxfordshire and we use the WordPress framework to do the majority of design and development. Some businesses start out thinking that WordPress is a bit lightweight for their organisation. Well it all depends [...]

Oxfordsitters website launch

By | November 1st, 2016|Recent Websites|

E-commerce site for a local based babysitting service - Oxford

September 2016

Audley Homecare Launch

By | September 30th, 2016|Recent Websites|

Branding and website for this Live-in care company - Saffron Walden

January 2016

SEO for 2016

By | January 6th, 2016|SEO Updates|

SEO in 2016 is going to be a very interesting topic to give advice on this year. It is as much about where and how the search results are displayed as it is about what the content is about. For Oxfordshire businesses where locality is a factor, featuring first in Google's organic search results may [...]

November 2015

Google Analytics vs Dentist Appointment – Which one do you visit the most?

By | November 26th, 2015|Marketing updates|

A new client told me this week that they outsource their AdWords and associated Analytics account and every month they get a spreadsheet or a series of graphs like the one below. The spreadhsheets meanwhile are rows and rows of data such as CTR 1.81% compared to 1.80% in the previous period. Bounce Rate up [...]

August 2015

Why do you need a web design agency when you have WordPress?

By | August 10th, 2015|Marketing updates, WordPress|

My friend invited me round for a Green “Thai” curry last night. The early signs were good. The kitchen smelt “curryish”. On arrival the chicken looked lovely surrounded by the green-flecked sauce and Jasmine rice. My friend would be the first to admit he is no cook and unfortunately the meal was full of promise [...]

April 2015

Small Matters!

By | April 20th, 2015|SEO Updates|

From April 21st 2015, Google will look less favourably on those websites that don’t look good on mobile devices. Rightly, if it brings back your website in its Search Engine Results Pages (SERPS) and the user clicks your link, Google wants it to be a good experience when they get there. If bits of the [...]

Can we be called a rather fancy “Digital Marketing Agency”?

By | April 10th, 2015|Marketing updates|

Doing more than designing WordPress websites When we launched Oxfordshire Web Services over two years ago, I was very happy creating very nice WordPress websites for very nice clients. I optimised my content for "web design SME oxfordshire" and this long tail approach worked well. As clients came through the door I soon realised the designing [...]