Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

As a web design and development company, we often come across clients who fail to plan their website well enough…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

With over 1 billion websites online today do you need a bespoke website, designed & built by professionals to stand…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

If your website needs to be understood globally then adding Google’s translate tool could be for you! Google is a…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

Creating a brand is more than simply designing a logo. It’s the way that your brand is presented, whether this…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Building a website has become more than putting content into one place, it has become a design process that needs…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Gestalism is the theory that as humans we focus on the greater whole rather than individual objects. Symmetry is one…

Digital Marketing 2 min read 2 minute read

Instagram – if you’re active online then you’ve heard of it and most probably own an account yourself. Instagram is…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

Did you look at the image below before reading this? Well, according to research, the brain processes visual information 60,000…

Digital Marketing 2 min read 2 minute read

The market is constantly changing and brands now need to find ways to maintain relevance. They need to be able…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

There’s no point investing in a highly engaging, responsive website, if no one is able to find it, right? This…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

In todays over crowded digital world, it’s more important than ever before that brands set themselves apart from the endless…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

So you need a new website for your exciting business venture. You’ve decided DIY website builders are a no-go, so…

Web Design 4 min read 4 minute read

Your website navigation is essentially a map that guides the user around your website. In the simplest terms, it should…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

When it comes to web design, it’s all about making an impact for the right reasons. When you’re thinking about…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

When it comes to creating a striking website one technique that’s been gathering pace is background video.  The instant way…

Digital Marketing 3 min read 3 minute read

One of the first things we tell our clients when they come to us to build them a new website…

Digital Marketing 2 min read 2 minute read

Have you heard of digital marketing? Do you know what it means? Let us guide you through what is essentially…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

If you’ve watched BBC’s The Apprentice you’ll have seen those tasks where they need to design and launch a new…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Where we sit down with one of our clients to find out a bit more about their business and what…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

However great your website is, there comes a time when it needs a refresh. Technology doesn’t stand still, and the…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

We look at common questions we get asked and how we can help to resolve them. Client: I’m starting up…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Get to know us better! Here is a look into the mind of Graphic Designer extraordinaire Elyse… What made you…

Branding 6 min read 6 minute read

Suffolk, 1731. Livestock farmer Darren Ox has had enough of his long running dispute with neighbouring farmer Billy Cow over…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Get to know us better! Here is a look into the mind of the founder of sleeky, David… What made…

Web Design 4 min read 4 minute read

Where we sit down with one of our clients to find out a bit more about their business and what…

Web Design < 1 min read < 1 minute read

Why is my website text in French?!? Where we take actual questions we’ve been asked and try to de-mystify the…

Branding 4 min read 4 minute read

Branding your company may seem like a straightforward process to a non-designer – slap a word on a page in…

Misc 2 min read 2 minute read

Sleeky has expanded with the appointment of Graphic Designer Elyse Lawrence and Gaia Hudson as Account Manager. Gaia joins Sleeky…

Digital Marketing 2 min read 2 minute read

In our last blog post we told you how to get noticed on Twitter. This week, we’re focusing on the…

Digital Marketing 2 min read 2 minute read

With so many different ways to reach customers these days, it is becoming increasingly confusing as to how to target…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

In today’s ever-competitive marketplace it’s becoming increasingly difficult to make your brand stand out from the crowd. The dictionary definition…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Internet usage has changed – a global study showed that as of 2014 more people view the internet via mobile…

Digital Marketing 3 min read 3 minute read

You’ve probably heard the term Search Engine Marketing. You probably know you should be doing it, but where do you…

Web Design 8 min read 8 minute read

One of the key features that makes WordPress such a widely popular content management system is the wide range of…

Digital Marketing 3 min read 3 minute read

Like search, social media has become a gargantuan chunk of the internet. Social media sites have become some of the…

Ecommerce < 1 min read < 1 minute read

This week see’s the launch of our very first streaming video series: the OpenCart Masterclass. OpenCart is a fantastic open-source…

Web Design 5 min read 5 minute read

Search has become instrumental to the internet, with many search engines being considered the ‘homepage’ that many users navigate to…

Branding 4 min read 4 minute read

Rebranding an identity can be a revitalising experience for a company. Stagnating sales, falling market shares or a plain old…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Adobe’s Dreamweaver is the most popular WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) HTML and CSS editor in the…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

1991 should have been the year of Virtual Reality. The Lawnmower Man told a semi-true story about the father of…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Our client 180 Training offer flexible learning solutions for young adults. They offer a range of high quality training courses…

Web Design 4 min read 4 minute read

How many websites have you visited today? how about this week? this year? The answer is probably, ‘a heck of…

Branding 4 min read 4 minute read

As humans, we use a vast range of methods to express ourselves: images, symbols, words and sound. In business, we…

Web Design 5 min read 5 minute read

When a visitor lands on your website, you have a brief window of time to grab their attention. If you…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

We get a variety of clients through the doors here at Sleeky Towers. Some are just starting up – they…

Web Design < 1 min read < 1 minute read

Things just got easier for North East businesses looking to get online – with the NBSL funding body offering up…

Ecommerce 2 min read 2 minute read

There’s a common recurring email here at Sleeky Towers and that is when one of our clients writes to us to say that…

Branding < 1 min read < 1 minute read

In case you missed it, Google changed it’s logo yesterday. Here’s a cute little GIF showing how they actually designed…

Ecommerce 2 min read 2 minute read

Getting your business online is a must, but it can be quite daunting when choosing a web designer who uses…

Web Design < 1 min read < 1 minute read

Early this year Google announced it would be ranking mobile friendly websites higher in their search results. Four months on,…

Digital Marketing 2 min read 2 minute read

Google Adwords is generally recognised as the best pound for pound online advertising known to man. Chances are you’ve at…

Digital Marketing < 1 min read < 1 minute read

Rita Ora is undoubtedly one of the stars of Instagram, the photo and video sharing website, with her 5.5 million…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

With 180,000,000 active websites currently online, is it now futile trying to stand out in an overpopulated world? First things…

Ecommerce 2 min read 2 minute read

Chances are you’re not a world famous celebrity. But the fact remains hackers can and do target any and everybody,…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

The client approached us to assist with their new corporate brand. Previously known as GSP (UK) Ltd, they required a…

Ecommerce < 1 min read < 1 minute read

As of yesterday, if your website doesn’t work on mobiles you’ve been bumped down the search rankings by Google. The…

Branding < 1 min read < 1 minute read

Acquiring photos for your website can be a mixed experience. Do you search the stock photos on offer through the…

Web Design < 1 min read < 1 minute read

ITC Service Ltd, a Newcastle IT Support provider, needed to refresh their old website to reflect the new technologies and…

Web Design < 1 min read < 1 minute read

An easy-to-use website detailing the range of care homes offered by North East Care Home operator Prestwick Care. Combining concise,…

Ecommerce 2 min read 2 minute read

Search engines are the lifeblood to a website. Even with the rise of social media, search is usually still the…

Ecommerce 2 min read 2 minute read

Some of our clients choose to buy and manage their own domains. Usually this is without incident, but every now…

Web Design < 1 min read < 1 minute read

Sometimes in web design, less is more. Volume 11, an umbrella company offering services to self-employed contractors, required an easy…

Web Design < 1 min read < 1 minute read

We have now been trading for 10 years, well how time flies! Like many a design company, Sleeky (or Grape…

Web Design < 1 min read < 1 minute read

One of the many projects we are working on at the moment is a revamp of www.swishing.co.uk. As well as…

Web Design 4 min read 4 minute read

How many times have you visited a beautifully designed website only to struggle to locate the information you need? A…

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