Medals Reunited

  New site design for a client in Christchurch New Zealand. The www.medalsreunitednz.co.nz site is built with WordPress, the Medals Gallery uses Nextgen Gallery system.   Related Content:Ford DesignPactrans.co.nzELA Common Core Lessons

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Bora Bora Insider

  The www.bora-bora-insider.com site is owned by local residents with a passion for their island, and a desire to provide detailed information on activities and attractions. A “magazine-style” design theme was chosen, and content is growing steadily in terms of pages and posts.   Related Content:How to Write Good Website ContentMobile Responsive Website DesignELA Common Core […]

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Chasing Classic Cars

  The www.Chasing-Classic-Cars.com new website design is a new business initiative for long-term client Graham Marchant. His love of classic cars and motorcycles, coupled with a desire to extend his existing motorhomes business, provided an opportunity to create a new website… Based on WordPress, it is designed to portray an understated air of British quality […]

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Ford Design

Ford Design is a new site at www.lizfazarkarley.com.au  – produced for an Australian graphics designer and art director. With the emphasis on design services, the site is understandably heavy on graphics that showcase the work that Liz does for her clients. The site is based on a WordPress content management system, and uses the Executive […]

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Web Page Copywriting

When seeking inspiration for writing web page content, there are several things a writer should bear in mind; People search for different reasons – for background information on a topic, or to select and purchase a product, or book a service.

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How to Rebuild a WordPress Web Site

Performing a redesign on a WordPress content management system website usually requires replacing the design theme. It may also include revising page file names, category structures etc. This is best done on a test site, as doing it on a live site is risky…

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How To Redesign a Website

Table of Contents Redesign Should Make Things Better, Not Worse!What Google WantsHow to Deliver Good ContentModernity & User ExperienceSocial Media IntegrationMobileRelated Content:Design FunctionalityVisitor ExpectationsSearch Engine NeedsVisual AestheticsSeven Redesign FundamentalsHow To Redesign a Website – The Bottom LineFurther Reading This “How to Redesign a Website” guide looks at a number of aspects relevant to both the […]

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Who is the Owner of my Website’s Domain?

Table of Contents Domains & Hosting AccountsWebsite Admin DocumentationProving Domain OwnershipHosting Account IssuesRelated Content:Website Risk ManagementSelect Hosting on Service, not Price If my web designer also hosts my site, what happens to my site if that designer goes out of business? Do I own the domain and the pages? What is the first step to […]

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Recovery from Panda & Penguin

Table of Contents A Real-World ExampleEliminating Low Quality ContentDoorway PagesImpact of Initial Remedial Action on SERPs ResultsRelated Content:Google Says Be Careful about LinksGoogle Says Avoid Duplicate ContentExtraneous / Boilerplate TextGoogle Does Not Like Low Quality PagesThe Google RollercoasterLocal vs Global SearchThe New NormalThe Bottom Line A Real-World Example This relates to an Australia-business based in […]

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UniqueStays.co.nz

UniqueStays.co.nz was an old ASP site that left a lot to be desired in term of navigation structure, search engine optimisation and content structure and organisation. In addition, it was not possible for the owner to edit content, let alone add new pages…   Redesigning the site in a WordPress content management systems addressed all […]

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Pactrans.co.nz

  Web site redesign for Pactrans. This site began as a PHP-based Dreamweaver site. Thus, there was quite a high degree of difficulty for key staff to readily edit content.   After the transition of their Australian website to WordPress, and having experienced the power and ease of use of WordPress, the decision was made […]

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The Childrens Clinic

The Childrens Clinic web site design. This site was created from content separated from the DrRodneyFord.com website which was under reconstruction. It clearly warranted its own domain because it was an entity in its own right. A new WordPress content management systems provided a suitable repository for the clinics details, allowing it to prosper in […]

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Redesign Requires Care

Website redesigns are an inevitable requirement as technologies and customer expectations advance into the future. What worked 10 years ago appears outdated today. However, successful redesigns require more than a simplistic “Out with the old and in with the new” approach!  Improvde your professional image – re-engineer your website to reflect the quality of your […]

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Probate1.com

This UK probate lawyer’s website was an old HTML site that was severely punished by Google Panda update. Due to too much boilerplate text that repeated across pages, and duplicated Titles and Descriptions, the site lost 70% of its traffic along with the severe drop in rankings. Rebuilding the website in a modern WordPress content […]

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Hanmer Health Centre

Website design for the Hanmer Health Centre. This North Canterbury NZ medical facility had a domain name, but no website until mid-2012. At that time, we built a new website and online presence for them, using a WordPress content management system. The website has the “Minimum” Genesis child theme  inplemented, along with a full array […]

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AxonSecurity.co.nz

Web site redesign of Axon Security. Axon are manufacturers of a broad range of steel security products, and are based in Auckland, New Zealand. Their old HTML website was becoming somewhat dated, and being steadily eclipsed by some competitors. The Dreaweaver-based site was clumsy, complicated, and difficult to maintain and edit. The decision to rebuild […]

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HamiltonBricklayers.co.nz

HamiltonBricklayers.co.nz was previously OamaruStone.com, an old HTML website. A full domain redirection process was employed as part of this project.   In addition, conversion to a WordPress content management system allowed the owner to edit content as/if required. Basic SEO applications were installed and configured, and pages targeted at appropriate keyword search phrases. Visit Website: […]

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Business Websites

Table of Contents Business Website SEOSocial Media OptimisationMobile Web DesignRelated Content: Design of a website for local search, global marketing or business to business products and services needs more than pretty graphics! Website SEO, Social Media optimisation & integration and Mobile web design access are key ingredients in success business website design success.. Business Website […]

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Social Media

Social Media is now an important metric in Google’s search relevancy ranking algorithm. For some businesses,  FaceBook, Twitter and LinkedIn can make a measurable improvment to the flow of business prospects and leads. These Social Media networks are now valid search engine optimisation (SEO) tools and should be part of any website redesign. FaceBook can […]

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