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​Keep your content fresh - part 2

With Google’s latest changes to their search algorithms, new and original content is highly prized and producing it directly improves the search results for your website

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Keep your content fresh - part 1

A website forms the centrepiece of a company’s marketing activities and a static webpage with your logo stuck in the corner looks weak and outdated.

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Why pay for bespoke design when you can use off the shelf theme?

If you’re on a small budget, an off-the-shelf website theme definitely has a place. They are a low cost option, there are thousands of ready-to-use themes that cater to a range of businesses and users and are generally quick to implement. You can customise them to some extent with various extensions and plugins that add functionality to your website. Sounds great so far, right?

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A fashion for passion

Studio Republic works with all sizes of companies, from major institutions like the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce right down to micro start-ups and we find passionate people across the spectrum. But how do you take your passion and translate it into a fully fledged business proposition?

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What is flat design?

Everything moves in cycles and there is now a strong trend towards flat graphic design. Flat design is user friendly because of the sharp lines, simple colours and free space in between images and creates a greater web experience.

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We don’t need a web design agency - we have our own team!

If you’re lucky enough to have your own in-house website team you might assume that using an external web design agency is like bringing a polar bear to a picnic: it’s costly, unnecessary and introduces a whole lot of hassle.

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Evolution not revolution (how often should you redesign your website?)

How often do you redesign your website? Do you adopt a long-term view with your design agency to revisit, review and redesign your site in incremental steps on a regular basis?

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First impressions count – especially page impressions!

When a completely new visitor visits your website it’s a bit like a blind date. They type in your URL or click on your link with a sense of anticipation... then they set eyes on your homepage and form an instant impression about your whole website, your products and services, your organisation and your very future together based on this impression.

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Designing your brand

To build a great brand you need great design. Even if you are happy with a simple logo and plain packaging, quality design is still vital for the interaction you create with your customers.

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