Why can’t I have a links page on my website?

Chain link fence, symbolising hyperlinks.

The links page is dead. And reciprocal links are dead too. However good the offer might seem, however well-intentioned the advice given to you by your friend might’ve been, however well your competitors’ website might seem to be doing, do not under any circumstances create a page full of links. Read on to find out why…

Does my business need a bespoke WordPress theme?

An example of one of our bespoke WordPress web designs

At EggCup Web Design we aim to build websites to suit most budgets. If you have a limited budget, one of the key price considerations is whether to use a ready-made off-the-shelf theme or opt for a bespoke solution instead. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of commissioning a bespoke WordPress theme.

Is an off-the-shelf WordPress theme best for my business?

WordPress theme: Parabola

It seems like an attractive offer, but as a business owner should you use an off-the-shelf WordPress theme for your company website? Or would you be better off investing in a bespoke theme instead?

Use your website to build a mailing list: a beginners tutorial

British Edwardian Postbox -- how many people are on your mailing list?

If you aren’t currently using your website to build a mailing list, you really are missing a trick. At EggCup Web Design we understand the power of social media and use it everyday to build relationships with new clients. But despite what the doomsayers might say, email definitely isn’t dead.

A free website: what is the true cost?

Black and white die

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?