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With today’s internet users switching constantly between desktops, laptops, tablets, smartphones and even their TV’s throughout their day, it’s imperative…

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Footers tend to get a lot less attention that the header. There’s no surprise there, as the average attention span has…

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They are our future leaders, our future scientists, our future creatives. Teenagers and young adults are the next up and…

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We all know what FAQ stands for (frequently asked questions), and we know what the purpose of it is (to…

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 With more websites opting to include contact forms for consumer ease, a significant amount of leads come from this source.…

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It’s hard to believe that we are nearing the end of another decade. Time flies, and so does web design.…

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Despite the increase of more experimental web design and layouts, some design principles should still be followed when designing a…

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Designing your call to action buttons (CTAs) effectively could be the difference between a customer conversion and a bounce. In…

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If you’re considering a website redesign, it is worth carefully considering the elements you’d like to include on your homepage.…

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Video content poses many benefits within web design and can be an ideal choice to ensure your audience is engaged…

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First appearing in 1981, the hamburger menu is an international icon for navigating a website. It is an efficient and…

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User Experience is becomingly an increasingly important influence on conversion rates. In an often saturated market, it is now not…

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A harmonious colour scheme that compliments the tone of your brand is essential when designing your website. Choosing the right…

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The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page is a part of your website that provides the space where you can address…

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Images speak to our emotions, imagination and our unconscious as well. This is why the importance of using images on…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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