As a small business owner myself I understand the pressures small businesses are under and I know how hard it can be to find a suitable budget for your company’s website. A well-intentioned friend might generously offer to build you a website for free, but are you sure you’ll actually get good value?
As website owners we have very little time to earn the trust of our visitors. Just one little slip-up can damage a fledgling relationship beyond repair. Always remember that your website visitors are only a click away from hitting that ‘back’ button and disappearing forever. Don’t undermine user trust to […]
A user interface should inspire confidence in the user. It should always offer them an escape route if things go wrong. The iPhone home button does this perfectly, so why don’t Macs have eject buttons?
To celebrate the new year we treated ourselves to a new website! We’ve made improvements to the custom design, load speed, and search engine optimisation. Read on to find out more, and how we could help you too.
Just recently, I wrote a simple shell script with my son. Whilst that is more difficult than using Scratch (I am a programmer after all), the point is that we both had fun, we both learnt something, and we solved a problem together.
As the founder of a web design company, you might be surprised to learn that I myself am regularly approached by other companies who offer web design services too. Their offering is simple: they are happy to act as subcontractors for my own work, and they claim they can build […]
In the UK, small businesses account for nearly two-thirds of private sector employment and almost half of private sector turnover. Between us, we make a significant contribution to the UK economy, and I think that’s something worth celebrating in its own right.
But I also think small businesses have something distinct to offer that sets them apart from larger companies. With a small trader, nine times out of ten you’ll find yourself face-to-face with the person who owns the business.
Twitter has been making quite a few changes to its web platform and mobile apps recently. If you’re a bit of a business and web geek like me, then you’ll know it’s all because of their proposed IPO. But how can you make the most of those changes to benefit your business?
EggCup Web Design has recently joined Buy Local Norfolk, and has been certified as a business that is not only local to Norfolk, but that also buys from other Norfolk businesses. Naturally, we’re also proud to supply to other Norfolk-based businesses too!
I knew you’d ask that! You’d be amazed by how often people ask that question. Wonder no more — read on to find the answer!