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News from Abstraction HQ. Articles on Web Design, Development & Marketing Tips.

Working from home

By Matt Partridge

Working From Home Tips You Can Use Right Now

Working from a home office is becoming more and more popular. As technology improves, internet speeds increase we are seeing an upward trend in folks working from home.

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Web Design Agency

By Matt Partridge

Tips For Choosing The Right Web Design Agency

If you speak to anybody responsible for a company’s marketing strategy and you ask them how the design & development process of their website went they will probably respond with a roll of the eyes.

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Improve Your Customers UX

By Matt Partridge

Tips to Improve Your Customers UX on Your Website

When building a new website, it’s very easy to focus on the aesthetics of your site and not consider the experience of your website's users.

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Web Design & The Importance of Colour

By Alex Simpson

Web Design & The Importance of Colour

For thousands of years’ colour has played an important role when it comes to how humans communicate with each other.

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‘Drag & Drop’ website builder

By Matt Partridge

The Perils of using a ‘Drag & Drop’ website builder for your own business

After your business has been conceived, you have put together your business plan and establish your marketing budget. You suddenly realise there isn't a sufficient budget for a professional web design company.

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5 Amusing Google Easter Eggs

By Matt Partridge

5 Amusing Google Easter Eggs

If you haven’t heard of Google Easter Eggs, where have you been? Probably not messing about on the internet, well that is probably going to change as we run down these little hidden gems from Google.

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What Browser Should I Use?

By Alex Simpson

What Browser Should I Use?

We’ve compared some of the most popular web browsers out so you can decide which one is best for you.

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abstraction design

By Alex Simpson

3 Reasons Visitors Are Abandoning Your Site

With such fierce competition around for any business owner, there is no getting away from the fact that having a website that has been properly designed is an important factor to ensuring visitors remain on your site and do not abandon for your competition

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Using Video in Web Design

By Matt Partridge

3 Ways Video Can Enhance Your Website

We all know that video content is taking the digital world by storm. It’s easy to take it for granted these days as video is absolutely everywhere.

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boost your websites performance

By Matt Partridge

5 Tips To Boost Your Website’s Performance

In this day and age, a website can make or break the success of any business. Building a successful online presence can be incredibly difficult.

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building a User-Friendly Website

By Matt Partridge

Top 5 Tips For building a User-Friendly Website

You have a fancy website; it looks the business and your friends comment on how polished it looks. It would be a real shame if your fancy looking website couldn’t be used properly.

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 Estate Agent Website

By Alex Simpson

Why WordPress is The Ideal Platform to Build an Estate Agent Website on

WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system) in the world. So popular in fact, that it’s now the backbone to over 30% of the whole of the internet.

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give your website love

By Matt Partridge

Giving Your Website Some Love Post-Launch

With so many websites built on the WordPress platform, it’s important to ensure that post-launch you know how to keep your website up to date. WordPress along with all the plugins will constantly need to be checked the latest version is installed.

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tone of voice

By Alex Simpson

Establishing a Tone of Voice For Your Business

Before you plan on putting together your businesses tone of voice guidelines, you need to have a good grasp of what tone of voice actually means. Tone of voice is a combination of what you say and how you say it.

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impression that lasts

By Matt Partridge

How Your Website Can Give Your Users an Impression That Lasts

With hundreds of millions of websites online as you read this, you have an overwhelming choice when it comes to searching for your chosen subject.

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Conversion Rates on Mobile

By Matt Partridge

3 Top Tips to Increase Conversion Rates on Mobile

We all know that more people are using their smartphones for online shopping than ever before so for any e-commerce site owner, it’s imperative that you make sure the sales journey is the best user experience possible.

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Success to Your E-Commerce Site

By Alex Simpson

Can a Loyalty Scheme Bring Added Success to Your E-Commerce Site?

Offering the best services, cheapest products & having a huge remarketing budget will not guarantee that customers will come back to your site again & again.

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website redesign

By Matt Partridge

Is it Time For a Website Redesign?

You probably spend a lot of time & money building your current website, a lot of blood, sweat & tears went into making it look exactly how you want it.

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