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Tips, tricks and all the inside knowledge and goings-on here at Radical Web Design.

Does a small business need a website?

30

Aug

Does a small business need a website?

A website does things for your small business that a social media profile can’t. Here are the 12 benefits you can expect from a small business website.

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14 common graphic design mistakes & how to avoid them

28

Aug

14 common graphic design mistakes & how to avoid them

Are you making one of these graphic design mistakes? Discover the most common design blunders and what you can do to avoid them – to make your brand stand out.

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A Human Touch What Is Human Centred Design

28

Aug

A Human Touch: What Is Human Centred Design?

Can a human-centred approach help you to make better business decisions? Here’s everything you need to know about human-centred design.

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Everything you need to know about website typography (with examples)

25

Aug

Everything you need to know about website typography (with examples)

Is typography making or breaking your website? Find out by reading this guide to web typography, where we look at best practice and some inspiring examples.

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A look at 404 error pages and why they are important

12

Jul

What is a 404 error page? And how a custom page boosts your brand

Learn how 404 errors affect your website and how a custom 404 error page enhances UX and branding. Explore best practice and inspiring examples.

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23

Jun

What’s the difference between web design and web development?

Web design and web development are very different. So which do you need for your next website project? Here’s all you need to know about design vs development.

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When is the right time to rebrand your business_

05

Jun

When is the right time to rebrand your business?

Your company has grown and changed. But has your branding changed with it? Take a look at the tell-tale signs that it’s time for a business rebrand.

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Web design jargon: a glossary for business owners

29

May

Web design jargon: a glossary for business owners

Looking to get a website designed? Then let this glossary of web design jargon be your guide to the terminology and acronyms of the web design industry.

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The ideal website speed (and how to improve a slow loading site)

09

May

The ideal website speed (and how to improve a slow loading site)

The best websites load in seconds. So how does your site measure up? And how do you increase website speeds? Here are all the tools, tricks and tips you need.

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Beginner’s SEO: What is SEO website design?

21

Apr

Beginner’s SEO: What is SEO website design?

Want to reach the SERP top spots? It all starts with great SEO website design. Here we look at the web design elements that improve website ranking.

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Why is responsive design important?

17

Mar

Why is responsive design important?

Mobile friendly websites offer the best UX, improved SEO - and so much more besides. Here we look at all the reasons why responsive design is so important.

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10 signs it’s time to redesign your website

07

Mar

10 signs it’s time to redesign your website

Check your website for these 10 problems and find out if a redesign could improve your traffic, leads and conversions.

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17 ways to improve your e-commerce conversion rate

21

Feb

17 ways to improve your ecommerce conversion rate

You’ve built it. And they’re coming. But are they converting? Get tips for improving your ecommerce conversion rate and turn more website visitors into customers.

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01

Feb

Using domain names to promote your business in 2023

This always feels like a big deal because your domain name is how your users will find you.

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13

Jan

Find the right web design agency for your business – in 4 easy steps

There are lots of agencies out there! So how do you decide who to work with? Find the right web design agency for your biz by following these 4 simple steps.

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09

Jan

Using Cloudflare to stop cyber attacks in their tracks

It can protect against denial-of-service attacks (DoS attacks) and distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS attacks).

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06

Jan

Why quality assurance matters in web design

Quality assurance ensures that web design meets specific standards, best practices, and agreed requirements.

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Tips for improving your site content

30

Dec

Tips for improving your site content

Most of your site visitors will spend a few seconds on your pages and will then move on unless you can find a way to make them stay a little longer.

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28

Dec

Owning your errors: The importance of personalised 404 pages

A 404 page is an error page that is shown when a URL can’t be found active on the website. They can appear for many reasons.

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23

Dec

Bringing websites and apps to life with Lottie

There are many different file types available to work with animation; but we've been impressed with the versatility and power that Lottie brings to projects.

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What are Google's Web Vitals and why you should care

21

Dec

What are Google’s Web Vitals and why you should care

This article will focus on Core Web Vitals; these are the key metrics developers can use to enhance the user experience of every website.

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Single page vs multi-page websites: which is right for you?

19

Dec

Single page vs multi-page websites: which is right for you?

When building a new website, one of the first decisions to make is whether you want a single page website or a multi-page website.

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Protecting-your-SEO-when-redesigning-your-website

17

Dec

Protecting your SEO when redesigning your website

There are plenty of things that can be done to protect your investment and help to ensure there is minimal disruption to your rankings.

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How long does it take to build a website?

15

Dec

How long does it take to build a website?

We decided to put together this post, outlining each stage in the website development process – and the average time it usually takes.

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7 reasons why bespoke website design is worth the investment.

24

Nov

7 reasons why bespoke website design is worth the investment

Let’s take a closer look at what we mean by bespoke website design – and some of the reasons why we think it’s the best choice...

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Everything you need to know about Cloudflare

17

Aug

Everything you need to know about Cloudflare

We’ve put together this guide to all things Cloudflare including what it is and what you can do with it.

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Traditional Marketing vs Digital Marketing.

30

May

Traditional Marketing vs Digital Marketing

We’re living in a digital age; you will have heard the word “millennial” thrashed about a lot...

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Essential design trends for 2022 and beyond

01

Dec

Essential design trends for 2022 and beyond

Those in the know understand that in order to guarantee longevity from your online...

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The benefits of using video animation to drive conversions.

08

Nov

The benefits of using video animation to drive conversions

There’s no question that having an attractive, engaging website that works well...

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Design in Motion: Top 5 Video Formats to Boost Website Engagement in 2020

03

Jan

Design in Motion: Top 5 Video Formats to Boost Website Engagement in 2020

Videos are an engaging and informative way...

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