Web design usability — support your users

HTML web form code

Convincing people to pass their personal information on to you can be difficult, not just because it’s laborious, but also because of issues surrounding trust and privacy. This is why it’s so important to use best practice in web form design in order to reduce friction points and maintain user trust.

A beginner’s guide to #NorfolkHour

#NorfolkHour is a tweetchat — a real-time conversation that takes place between Twitter users. But getting started with tweetchats can be tricky. Find out how to get the most out of #NorfolkHour.

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. We build the majority of our sites using WordPress, which is already a cost-effective content management platform in itself. But if you run a small business or startup and have a limited budget, one of the key considerations when it comes to price is whether to use a ready-made off-the-shelf theme or opt for a custom-built solution instead.

Top Tips for Small Business Time Management

There aren’t enough hours in the day! How often do you find yourself saying that? The chances are, if you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur, you say it a lot. But why is that? Let’s have a look at five easy ways you can manage your time more efficiently…

Increase Twitter followers by being a good egg

A hand-drawn Twitter 'bird' logo

How do you increase Twitter followers? Be a good egg and build strong relationships with your target audience. Also, get to know your bad habits and try not to do these things…

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?

Join us for Small Business Saturday UK

Small Business Saturday

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.

Do you BuyLocal in Norfolk?

BuyLocal Norfolk logo

EggCup Web Design has recently joined BuyLocal Norfolk, and has been certified as a business that is not only local to Norfolk, but that also buys from other Norfolk businesses too. Naturally, we’re also proud to supply to other Norfolk-based businesses too!