There are some common mistakes many businesses are making that can be fixed without having to pay someone. Before we take on a new client, we always review their current online presence to see whether they actually need our help. Here are the top 5 ways most businesses are failing in their online game that don't cost a cent to rectify…Read More
Meet Leslie. Doctor by day, artist by night. One day during a particularly long work meeting, Leslie started doodling in her notebook. When she realised she could doodle, she felt inspired to join a local community sketching group where she refined her skills. Some time later she thought to herself, “if I can draw, why not paint?” So she bought some acrylic paints and never looked back.
Today you can find Leslie’s paintings splashed across consulting rooms and homes throughout Australia.Read More
In just one year, Kelly Gibson has managed to create Brisbane's most exciting and fun fitness events. Sweat Social is here to shake up your workout routine, offering inspiring events for the body, mind and soul. We interview Kelly in today's Q&A to learn more about Sweat Social and how she managed to create this amazing community in under a year!Read More
Think of your website like a restaurant. You may serve incredible meals but without a nice ambiance you won't be attracting anywhere near the amount of customers you should be. A great website is the ambiance of your business and a website optimised for SEO is like owning a restaurant on the busiest street in town.
So, let's take a look at this analogy further and how it relates to your website...Read More
Throughout this project we got to know Tonia and were very inspired by her mission to help others find their true happiness and achieve success. We knew we had to portray this same feeling through the design of her sites so we integrated a mixture of soft colours with a cheerful splash of bright yellow/gold and used images and fonts that conveyed a positive vibe.Read More
Not all websites are created equal. The design, functionality, usability, layout and flow of your website will all have an impact on the amount of traffic your website receives and how much of that traffic you are able to convert into sales for your business. Here are five questions you can ask yourself to help improve the performance of your website…Read More
It seems like everyone is offering SEO services these days and it's causing all sorts of confusion among business owners. What are these people actually offering? Will they be able to boost my search engine ranking? When paying an SEO provider or web designer to boost your SEO, ask them to list the actions they will be taking. If they include all five of the following, you can be sure your SEO will be boosted.Read More
No two businesses are the same. Even those who sell the exact same products or services will be run by different people who have their own personalities and methods for running a business and dealing with customers. Just as all businesses differ, so should all blogs. Your blog should be unique to your business.Read More
Whenever we build a new website for a customer, one of the first questions we ask is "will you be needing a blog on your new website?". This question catches most people off guard. Blogging is just not something they have considered. Even those who have considered adding a blog to their website usually haven't gone ahead with it for various reasons.Read More
Choosing the right images for your website is one of the most important steps when designing a website that your clients immediately connect with. Unfortunately, too many business websites don't choose the right images.Read More
Before we look at answering this question, let's assume the following definitions for assets and liabilities
Asset: Something that puts more money into your pocket than it takes out
Liability: Something that takes more money out of your pocket than it puts in
So, where does your website fit into this?
This is a question many small business owners ask. Although a well-designed and attractive website can be a powerful marketing tool, it needs to have the answers your customers are looking for or it just won't convert interested visitors into customers. Here are some key points we've put together to help you communicate to your potential customers just why your business is the right choice for them.Read More
Speaking to a web designer can sometimes sound like they are speaking a foreign language! At Splash Web Design we always try to communicate in terms that anyone can understand. However, occasionally some lingo can slip through. That's why we've put together the following glossary of terms to help you out.Read More
Your website is often the first contact a potential customer has with your business and lets them know what your business is all about. A great website will leave the visitor feeling assured that your business is the real deal. A poor website will mean you have a good chance of losing a potential customer forever. It really is that important! Here are 5 essential elements of a great website that converts more leads into sales.Read More