Web design with a Harry potter style animation

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We always like to do something a bit different. On this occasion we had designed our client Boarding Wizard’s logo. We then were asked to design their new website and wanted an opening animation that gave the feeling of Harry Potter that in turn relates to their name Boarding Wizard (they offer advanced management software for boarding schools that includes … Read More

What is SEO

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what is seo, seo company

What is SEO? SEO is an area of work that people struggle to explain but is quite simple. SEO also known as search engine optimisation or search engine optimization if you are american and is the work a web design agency or a specialist SEO company does to make your website appear in ORGANIC search engine listings. On the Google … Read More

Googles warning for NON HTTPS WEBSITES

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Google has sent a warning for NON HTTPS WEBSITES. For many years Google have wanted websites to have an SSL certificate. So lets firstly explain what is SSL. SSL allows websites to be accessed over HTTPS, rather than HTTP which basically means it encrypts information sent between the visitor and web server. When purchasing an SSL certificate and setting it … Read More

How to tell your Business Story through a Brochure

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brochure design and printing

Most people know that there is a difference between a brochure and leaflet, a brochure and a flyer or a brochure and any other marketing material but some find it hard to put in to words. The best way to think about the difference in to think about the purpose. What’s the purpose of a brochure? Regardless of the shape … Read More

What makes a user friendly web design?

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Easy to use web design

At Core Design, we have established ourselves over 17 years in business for our high quality, bespoke branded web design.We’ve designed websites for a whole host of clients in many sectors, including industrial, engineering and manufacturing as well as business services. Our websites are praised for their ability to hugely improve the user experience, through their creative style and branding … Read More

Why is Email marketing is as popular as ever

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emailer design

Like them or not but businesses still say email marketing give the best return on spend than any other marketing function. This includes comparing to marketing functions like with SEO, Social media marketing, telesales, exhibitions and advert campaigns. So why is email marketing still so popular? 1. Email is an easy way to reach mobile customers.  One reason email marketing … Read More

How Branding matters in social media

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Smart logo designs of social media icons

Scroll through virtually any website these days and you’ll be bombarded with a host of beautiful, sleek images. From website designs that are clean and cool to an Instagram account giving rustic-yet-idyllic theme, when it comes to modern social media marketing, looks matter more than ever. With the rapid pace of the modern web, it’s not surprising that companies and … Read More

Branding for a Coventry Estate Agents

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Logo and branding design for Harrington and Co

Harrington and co estate agents recently underwent a rebrand as they distinguished themselves from new smaller estate agents coming into the market. We were approached by Harringtons to create a new logo and new branding. Their previous logo and styling was quite old and was not projecting the right image of their estate agency. They had noticed that over time … Read More

What is content marketing and why you need to do it

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Content marketing infographic

Content marketing is a type of marketing that involves the creation and sharing of online material (such as videos, blogs, and social media posts) that does not directly promote a brand but is intended to stimulate interest in its products or services. Its a type of soft selling, it gives the reader free information and insight into a subject. By … Read More