November 5, 2010

Biodiversity Trail

Filed under: Recent Work, Webspread Design Blog — admin @ 10:25 am

I’m currently working on a fold up map of Dublin for Eco Unesco featuring their Biodiversity Trail. This project will include keys nautre areas of interest within the city and information about biodiversity

Biodiversity Trail

September 23, 2010

Fresh Content Is Important!

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Search Engines love fresh content! And so do website users.
No matter what your website is for, you should always consider having a “news” page where you can include regular fresh updates, be it about events, promotions or new products or services.

Another good way to include fresh content is to have a blog. Keep it interesting and you’ll soon attract new readers and thus more people to your site.

If the search engine spiders know that you regularly update your site, they’ll call round more often to see what’s happening. This in turn can have a positive effect on your Search Engine Rating!

Contact us today to learn more about how you can apply this and other SEO practices to your website.

June 12, 2010

CMS on a budget

Filed under: Webspread Design Blog — admin @ 2:50 pm

We often get asked to design a small site but the client wants to be able to login and maintain it them selves.

This can seem daunting for client! There’s a smell of expense off the idea! But thanks to the wonders of wordpress, CMS (content management systems) are possible on a budget.

“But isn’t Wordpress for blog websites? I don’t want a blog!”…not always, is the answer. Wordpress sites don’t even have to include a blog.

So what do you get when you
have a site built on wordpress?
1. login panel that is secure
2. ability to easily update selected pages on your website
3. ability to upload new photos onto your site

Our sites built on Wordpress can still have a unique look and feel, we won’t just use an off the shelf template.

We’ll even give you a FREE lesson on how to maintain your website! All you have to do is ask : )

Contact us today to get a quote on a Wordpress site.

April 20, 2010

A Domain Name To Call Your Own

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Word Wide Web

A lot of new Directory Websites have arrived on the scene lately. Many of these directories offer businesses their own page within the site, providing them with a one page site in which to promote themselves. You may even be given a free domain name that is an extension of their domain.

While this can be a great way of attracting new customers, it’s use as a publicity or marketing tool for your business is very limited. A great way to boost the advantages of these type of pages is to still have a link to your own website on them. Any business that wants to have a professional online presence needs to purchase its own domain name. With prices from companies such as so low these days, there’s really never been a better time to get one!

When choosing your domain name, try to go for something short and catchy. An excellent tip is to try to include a keyword in your name, as this may help your site’s search engine ranking. If you are a registered Irish company, dealing only with Irish clients it is a good idea to go for a .ie domain name. In all other cases, a .com extension is the most popular, and and so easiest to remember (as apposed to asking your clients to remember that you are .biz or .tv or other uncommon extensions). There are however a couple of exceptions to this: government sites which should end with .gov, educational sites should end with .edu and non profit websites which should end in org.

If all this domain name business is new to you, we’re more than happy to help you find the right domain name for your site and purchase it for you!

March 22, 2010

The importance of a good website

Filed under: Webspread Design Blog — admin @ 11:18 am

In this day and age it is undeniably important for all businesses to have an online presence. Having your own site is a great way to impress clients and to attract new ones. Every time you meet a potential client, the easiest way to attract their attention is to give them your business card that includes your url. People are curious, and are more likely to check out your business if you have a site they can visit.

Hello world, we’re Webspread Design

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Welcome to the brand new Webspread Design blog.

If you would like a blog for your website site, please do not hesitate to contact us