Web Development

Why just having a website isn’t enough

Why just having a website isn’t enough

It’s still surprises us, here at Skittish, how many businesses are prepared to invest in a website without sitting down and setting some goals for what they want that website to do. More often than not, it’s not that they want a website but more that they know they need one to order to compete with their competition. What businesses need to consider is how their website fits in to their overall marketing strategy.

Finding a good web designer

Finding a good web designer

I was recently asked at a networking event, how to find a good web designer. "Should I just Google Web designers in my area, or should I ask for a personal recommendation?" I'd say always go by recommendation like you would any tradesman, but there are a few other ways to find a good web designer that you can work with.

Cookies - why all the fuss?

Cookies - why all the fuss?

If you've been browsing the web recently (and who hasn't?), you may have noticed that more and more websites now have some kind of cookie warning when you first visit the site. It may be a banner across the top, a pop-over window that greys out the background content, or a more discreet tab in the bottom corner. These cookie warnings will usually ask you to accept or decline the use of cookies.

Marketing your business online in 2012 - how was it for you?

Marketing your business online in 2012 - how was it for you?

Let's take a quick look back at 2012 and a brief glimpse into 2013 - how have you been marketing your business online and has it been successful?

Responsive Web Design - a non techie overview

Responsive Web Design - a non techie overview

At Skittish, we encourage clients to opt for a responsive website. But what do we mean by this? Well, in layman’s terms it's a site with a fluid layout which responds and changes depending on the width of the screen and the device that’s displaying it. So the width of the content fits the width of the device and eliminates the need to continually zoom in when using small screens.