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Refined Running Website Launch

Welcome to Refined Running, an inclusive blog dedicated to improving running technique for individuals of all ages, skill levels, and aspirations. Whether you're an adult seeking to enhance your performance, a young enthusiast taking their first steps in this...

A Summer of Website Rescue – SOS

Summer 2021 seems to be where I discover websites (of course, built by others), where they are so crippled with numerous dangerous set up issues, or poor or no maintenance. One other these companies trades over £300k/month through their website, yet it is so dangerous...

Something to do while we are stuck indoors – Build your own church!

So, this idea has been three months in the making. I thought I'd make a model of our village church. From then it grew into something we were planning to print, and issue to the village for people to make their own church to support the roof repair fund. Well, now,...

If you don’t ask, you don’t get! New website for world class comic Tiff Stevenson

Watching Mock the Week, I really think Tiff is funny - So I googled to see what else she's in. Stumbled across her website, which didnt really work, so I emailed her to offer to fix it.  Well, 4 months later, and her new website is up and running. Enjoy!

Website Security ‘Must Haves’ for 2020

Forty years ago, we barely had computers. Twenty years ago we were worried about the millenium bug. Now with the breaking of the Twenties, the age of cyber attacks is well and truly upon us. With daily attacks breaching major websites, revealing customer details in...

Cotswold Childcare – One page website

Lesley from Puddleducks is branching out. With years of daycare expertise, there is now a big demand for ad hoc childcare services which she is satisfying. Take a look at to see if there is anything that can be done for...

PJG Garden Designs – A Labour of love

We've been running for a few months now. Peter came to me referred by Lyn at Martha's Attic. He had a very clunky old html website to sell his beautiful handmade wrought iron garden ornaments and furniture. Starting as a simple e-commerce site, it quickly became...

Wild Grace launches in Woodstock

Sinead took over Wild Grace in the early new year, and has hit the ground running. Her beautiful flowers, gifts, and cards are stunning. A stunning website was needed to complement these.

Video bringing property rentals to life

I was very lucky to be able to pitch to undertake video tours for a local home rental company. With some very clever tech, and just the right camera set up, these properties really do stand out from those with only images. Here's a sample.......

How many questions do you think you’ll need answering when you decide that a website will help your business or organisation? Well, here is a wish list, a shopping list, or whatever you want to call it. Just run through and make a note of the ones which are important to you to achieve your goals.

  1. I want to be involved in the design
  2. I can meet the designer face to face
  3. It performs well with Google
  4. It’s user friendly
  5. Quick to load
  6. I’m not tied in for years to one web designer
  7. No hidden costs
  8. I know how long it’s going to take
  9. I dont have to worry about renewals
  10. I can link with Facebook & Twitter etc
  11. I can keep in touch with my customers through the website
  12. It can cope with future developments in technology
  13. I can add news, or a blog
  14. It’s secure & safe
  15. I’m not limited by site size
  16. I can edit it when I want, where I want
  17. I know how many people visit
  18. It can cope with online selling now or in the future
  19. I get good value for money
  20. I get ongoing support
  21. I may need it translated into other languages.

Well, using Joomla, Drupal, or WordPress, you can have all these facilies and more. Just ask about any of the features you may want, and I’ll be happy to discuss in detail.