Web Design & Development

A great, up-to-date website will always be core to winning clients and customers. But the way your website looks and how it works also matters to search engines like Google- everything from your choice of font to the size of your buttons helps it make decisions about where to place you in its rankings. And as time and technology move on, Google's constantly changing algorithm downgrades older and less user-friendly websites.

With so many companies fighting for space on the front page of search engines these days, it's vital that you think about user experience and performance as well as your content, brand and photography. WordPress has dominated the market for the past five years, offering customers an off-the-shelf website that can be ready to go within minutes. The trouble is it can be terribly slow and clunky.  During the past five years other platforms have come to the fore that are faster, better performing making them far more cost effective in the long term.
 
Ed and the team can develop websites in most platforms. However, we typically recommend clients choose a system called Umbraco - this is after years of working in the business and understanding changing search engine dynamics and platform requirements. Umbraco outperforms some of the best known systems thanks to its 'lean' coding standards, meaning that your computer, tablet or smartphone doesn’t waste any time loading unnecessary code that is typical in wordpress themes. Less code typically means less work, and therefore a faster site performance.  Umbraco is aligned to Microsoft's .Net road map meaning it is very well supported across the world and is highly secure.  It is much more than just a 'website builder' as it enables developers to integrate with other systems and uses a suite of professional coding tools to develop apps that although may live on the web, are as professional as desktop systems.


Always tailored never templated

Search Engine OptimisationView more

Search Engine Optimisation

If you're looking for greater visibility and higher traffic volumes, then talk to us. We have an outstanding track record in helping clients to climb the Google rankings.

Content MarketingView more

Content Marketing

Our copywriters have worked for national magazines, FTSE 100 companies, charities and global brands. They're never happier than when they’re telling stories.

Design & DevelopmentView more

Design & Development

As early adopters of responsive design, we've learned a host of techniques that can help us to build you a beautiful, easy-to-use website, no matter which device it is viewed on.

Search Engine MarketingView more

Search Engine Marketing

Search Engine Marketing comes in handy. It's the fastest way of driving lots of traffic to your website, using a process commonly known as 'pay per click'

Digital PRView more

Digital PR

A well-planned inbound marketing strategy can transform your search engine rankings, so if you think your website needs a lift, then a Digital Potion pep talk might be just what you're looking for.

Video & AnimationView more

Video & Animation

Videos and animation are highly shareable. They make you stand out from the crowd whilst fulfilling the primary goal of putting your content first.

BrandingView more

Branding

They say first impressions count, which is why your brand is so important. If you're just starting out, or would like to refresh your look, come and talk to our lovely creatives.

Social mediaView more

Social media

Social media can transform the way you talk to your customers, but if you’re not sure where to start your conversation, or want some advice on building your profile, give us a call. We're very sociable people.

Curious Writer | EditorialView more

Curious Writer | Editorial

Run by our editorial director Lisa Andrews, Curious Writer specialises in helping businesses create compelling stories for a range of mediums. We love taking complex subjects – such as science and technology – and turning them into easy-to-read copy.

WORK WE’VE DONE

Marketing to Baby BoomersView more
Creative Design + Digital PR + SEO + Search Engine Marketing + Content

Marketing to Baby Boomers

Marketing to Baby Boomers - Baby boomers are the wealthiest generation in human history. But while they control more than 90% of the world’s wealth, both privately and corporately, they remain one of the most difficult to convert from browser to buyer.

WordPress is slowView more
Development + SEO + User Experience

WordPress is slow

Although websites that use WordPress seem more cost effective, they may no longer be such a great option. We analyse the page loading speeds of a WordPress website and compare it to a bespoke build.

What questions should you be asking your SEO agency?View more
Development + SEO + Content

What questions should you be asking your SEO agency?

Do you have concerns about the state of your website performance in search? Do you have a web or SEO agency that does not explain what they do for you? These are some simple questions you should be asking your SEO agency.

Building inbound partnershipsView more
Digital PR + SEO + Content

Building inbound partnerships

A behind-the-scenes look at how we typically build inbound partnerships between our clients and other websites in order to improve the distribution of content to broader audiences.

Got a new website but your traffic has bombed????View more
Development + SEO + Content

Got a new website but your traffic has bombed????

Got a new website but your traffic has bombed???? The most important factor in our experience for traffic loss is down to a lack of URL migration planning.

Building community through blogsView more
Creative Design + Development + Digital PR + SEO + Content + Social Media

Building community through blogs

Take a look at how we mixed beautiful design with professional storytelling and a simple-to-use technical framework to help this sportswear brand build community through content.

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In a world full of jargon, DP has been the only company I have met who has been able to explain what SEO actually means and then had the expertise to put words into action. Our organic traffic is up thus reducing our reliance on Adwords for new enquiries.
London Orthotic Consultancy
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