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Sourcing images

Sourcing images

While running a business you will come across the need for images, but where do you get an image you can legally use. As a web designer I get sent images taken from google and other people’s work, and let me just make it clear these images have a copyright, and...
Why do you actually need a website?

Why do you actually need a website?

We are currently working on our new weekly Q&A videos and a very interesting question came up I just had to write about, Why do you actually need a website?? There are a lot of answers to this question and it depends on your business but the answer that is true...
So why are we called Graphic Icing anyway??

So why are we called Graphic Icing anyway??

Maybe it is because we started as a graphic and website design company predominately promoting Graphic design, Logos and Stationary. You would not be foolish to think this but then why not change it once we changed our focus to websites, I hear you cry….....
I have a great website now what

I have a great website now what

So you have a sparkling new website designed for your potential and existing customers…………Now what?? Apart from the regular checks on the information and dates on site. Your website needs to show your business is active and give your visitor...
Website Design’s magic numbers 3 and 7

Website Design’s magic numbers 3 and 7

There are many important things to consider when designer a website and many rules you should know before you start. This does not mean you shouldn’t break these rules once in a while but you should know them and understand why they are there. To start we must...
4 Essential Questions to Keep your Website Up to Date

4 Essential Questions to Keep your Website Up to Date

You have probably read or even been told that your website is a constantly changing thing. You should have elements that change on a regular basis. This is very true and you will see a benefit from doing this. But you may not have the time or you may just be starting...
Top ten tips for your website videos.

Top ten tips for your website videos.

In today’s online world video plays an important role but how do we get it right on our websites. Here are my top ten tips; 1) Keep it short Our attention spans are very different from how they use to be, they are a lot shorter. It has been shown in studies that the...
Making your blog readable

Making your blog readable

You may spend a few hours or more writing and researching your amazing blog posts, but do you consider how readable the page you post them on is. The layout of your post massively affects the success of your post, you may have great content but if the readability is...
8 Google search tools for your business

8 Google search tools for your business

There are many extra features to Google hundreds and hundreds, and there seems to be new ones appearing all the time. However here at Graphic Icing we use 8 regularly, so I am going to share them with you, some you may have come across and others you might not know,...
Is bad feedback actually a bad thing?

Is bad feedback actually a bad thing?

We have all heard the saying no press is bad press, but does this apply to feedback from your customers. We all know we cannot please everyone, and you can spend weeks if not longer beating yourself up over a bad comment even when accompanied with good feedback. Being...
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