Journal

  • Usability for Evil

    A.K.A. preying on peoples emotions for your own benefit Don’t get fooled again by following some of these enlightening glimpses into how web sites try to trick you into getting you signed up for a trial or buying a product from them. We’ve all experienced it at some point; the sneaking suspicion that those we’ve… Read more »

  • Sussex Internships Programme

    Can’t get a job without any experience, but can’t get any experience without a job? Applications for the Sussex Internships Programme went live this week – you can apply for one of 40 current work placements. The Sussex Internship Programme will provide 100 short-term internships at a wide variety of games, web, software development, animation,… Read more »

  • Selecting a web design agency – issues to consider

    We were pleased to be interviewed by Dave Chaffey – who is one of the UK’s best known professional in search and marketing. Where we discussed a variety of subjects, including ‘user centered design’, and meeting client business goals. As well as showing some examples of effective and clear design process that make it easy… Read more »

  • Advantages of Mobile Web Content

    In discussing the limitations of mobile devices for delivery of Web content it is easy to lose sight of the fact that they are extremely popular and very common. This popularity largely stems at present from them being: personal personalizable portable connected and increasingly multi-functional beyond their original purpose of voice communications. In addition to… Read more »

  • What is Link building?

    Link building refers to process building up a number of good quality and relevant links to a web site. Why is link building important? By getting carefully targeted traffic from related sites can lead to a natural, long-term increase in page impressions, with this comes increased conversions – where users either make a purchase or… Read more »

  • SxSw 2009 wrap up

    This was our second year to what can only be described as the mother of all Web Tech Events, each year thousands of entrepreneurs, start-ups, geeks, bloggers, and industry types attend SxSw in Austin, Texas. Depending on who you talk to, SxSw is all about the 1000 different panelists talking tech to a very enthusiastic… Read more »

  • Interactive Prototypes with Axure

    The process of user centered design and creating useful websites, should start at an early stage in a web site project. In this post we wanted to share with you our process for visualising and designing the most useful and usable websites. Before we start any sexy, fancy design, what we want to consider is… Read more »

  • Twitter hits mainstream

    Our favourite social network, and site we visit on a hourly basis is Twitter. The network has truly come of age and hit the mainstream of internet users this week with a variety of indicators suggesting this. Where did the idea for this site come from? With an idea and a sketch by Founder and… Read more »