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The contact form is one of the most important parts of your website when it comes to lead generation. Poorly…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Designing a good website is more than just creating a visually pleasing layout, using attractive visuals or good quality images.…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

There are millions of websites out there, but how many of them actually convert? As surprising as it may be,…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Northern Handling, a forklift company operating in Newcastle, Middlesbrough and throughout the North East approached us because they needed a website that…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

If you notice a drop in your website conversion rate, it will probably be difficult to tell the cause, however,…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Renew Financial Management Limited has recently approached us because they needed a website for their daughter company, Renew Life. This…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Data backup is a process of replicating a copy of your data to another location. However, to ensure business continuity…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

An FM integrator, Autonomous, has approached us to assist with their new website. They wanted to redesign the website and…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

It’s been a while since we talked responsive web design, hasn’t it? Well, it is time to do that –…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

There is no need to tell you how important it is to have a well-functioning website. However, how do you…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

Are you looking at different ways to make your website stand out from the competition and convert more visitors into…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

To make sure our projects are delivered in a timely manner, we use project guidelines – they help us present…

Digital Marketing 2 min read 2 minute read

Establishing an SEO strategy is the first thing you need to do if you want your efforts to bear fruit and…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Are you looking forward to your new website going live? I can imagine how super excited you must be! But…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Website design/development projects can be roughly split into 3 phases: Web Design, Web Development and Software Development. However, there is…

Digital Marketing 3 min read 3 minute read

You’ve tried Social Media marketing for a while now, but it doesn’t seem to work for you? You understand that…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

Split-screen is a smart design pattern that divides one screen into two. You have probably seen split-screen in the film…

Digital Marketing 2 min read 2 minute read

There are so many misconceptions about SEO that cause website owners or content writers to write content stuffed with keywords…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

Using impressive images on your website is critical for your success. Probably you’ve heard time and again how important a…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

I can imagine how excited you must be because your new website is live! You are happy with the design…

Digital Marketing 3 min read 3 minute read

Both SEO and PPC are forms of online marketing and both efforts have the same goal – to boost more…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

There is an interesting article explaining how important a logo is for a business or a brand. Having a great…

Digital Marketing 3 min read 3 minute read

Nowadays SEO seems to be something that everyone has heard about, some know a bit about it, but you can…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

You have a perfect and beautifully designed website and yet you are wondering why it is not converting as it…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

Sometimes project delivery gets delayed even though the expectations have been clearly set and milestones have been defined. Even the…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

With every company, the goal is all about creating a website which stands out from the crowd, whether this is…

Ecommerce 2 min read 2 minute read

Most businesses, whether they are big, small, new or old, would benefit from using an e-commerce website. It opens up…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

How can you evaluate someone’s work and approach when you come from a completely different field or industry? This is…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

Having an SEO optimized website is not only important for your website online visibility. SEO optimization is here to serve…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

There are so many different sorts of content you can include on your website. Case studies can be a great…

Web Design 4 min read 4 minute read

You can learn a lot about somebody, their experience and expertise from the questions they ask you, especially if you are…

Digital Marketing 3 min read 3 minute read

SEO is crucial for your website’s online visibility. Local SEO is as important as global search engine optimization and even…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a standard security protocol that serves for establishing encrypted links between a web server and…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

As defined by Google, a bounce is a single-page session on your site. So when a visitor lands on your…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

We may have all heard that blogging is important and highly recommended for your website. It boosts your website’s online…

Web Design 3 min read 3 minute read

After you have carefully selected the company that will build a website for you and provided the necessary information on…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

The importance of user journey optimization on your website User journey is a visitor’s experience during a session of using…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

Logo’s are always a hot topic at Sleeky. We design, re-design and embed them into our web designs on a…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

If you are thinking about designing a website or you currently have a site, it should be answering these five…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

It’s important your logo represents your company. It’s often the first thing a potential customer or client will see, whether…

Web Design 2 min read 2 minute read

It feels like homepage sliders have been around forever… Bespoke designs and templates often incorporate image sliders, they display two…

Branding 2 min read 2 minute read

A great logo literally is the business. A great logo will instantly link the viewer’s mind to the company or organisation it…

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…

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