Thrive Digital http://www.thriveuk.com Creative Web Design and Digital Marketing Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:00:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 New Website for Lubstock 2013 http://www.thriveuk.com/news/new-website-for-lubstock-2013/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-website-for-lubstock-2013 http://www.thriveuk.com/news/new-website-for-lubstock-2013/#comments Tue, 12 Feb 2013 11:43:20 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=875 Crikey. Where did the time go? Happy New Year already! Anyhow, the first of at least 2 launches this month is the much-changed, new website for Lubstock for 2013. Based on WordPress, it’s a simple, yet highly striking design. Go check it out. Case study will be along in the not too distant future. Probably. […]

New Website for Lubstock 2013

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Crikey. Where did the time go? Happy New Year already!

Anyhow, the first of at least 2 launches this month is the much-changed, new website for Lubstock for 2013.

Based on WordPress, it’s a simple, yet highly striking design. Go check it out. Case study will be along in the not too distant future. Probably.

www.lubstockfestival.com

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Coming Soon: New Website for Southern Sales http://www.thriveuk.com/news/coming-soon-new-website-for-southern-sales/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=coming-soon-new-website-for-southern-sales http://www.thriveuk.com/news/coming-soon-new-website-for-southern-sales/#comments Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:56:50 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=858 Yet more work in progress this month. We’ve just launched a holding page and new look for the clever specialist refrigeration people over at Southern Sales. Check out the new holding-page magic here: southernsales.co.uk

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Yet more work in progress this month. We’ve just launched a holding page and new look for the clever specialist refrigeration people over at Southern Sales. Check out the new holding-page magic here: southernsales.co.uk

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Coming Soon: New Website for Lubstock Festival http://www.thriveuk.com/news/coming-soon-new-website-for-lubstock-festival/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=coming-soon-new-website-for-lubstock-festival http://www.thriveuk.com/news/coming-soon-new-website-for-lubstock-festival/#comments Sun, 28 Oct 2012 09:15:08 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=850 Work in progress, but a new retro look and WordPress site is in development for the charming, wonderful folks at Lubstock Festival. Check out the early holding-page goodness here: lubstockfestival.com  

Coming Soon: New Website for Lubstock Festival

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Work in progress, but a new retro look and WordPress site is in development for the charming, wonderful folks at Lubstock Festival.

Check out the early holding-page goodness here: lubstockfestival.com

 

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New Site: LifeOnUnleaded.com http://www.thriveuk.com/news/new-site-lifeonunleaded-com/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-site-lifeonunleaded-com http://www.thriveuk.com/news/new-site-lifeonunleaded-com/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2012 18:38:35 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=808 It’s been a busy day. So to the last but by no means least, here is the new website for those excellent and nice folks over at LifeOnUnleaded.com A new blog project for petrol heads and other motoring enthusiasts, the excellent Louis Karsenbarg will be writing hard core motoring stories and much more to keep […]

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It’s been a busy day. So to the last but by no means least, here is the new website for those excellent and nice folks over at LifeOnUnleaded.com

A new blog project for petrol heads and other motoring enthusiasts, the excellent Louis Karsenbarg will be writing hard core motoring stories and much more to keep your octane levels topped up. Head on over and check out the eye candy here: www.lifeonunleaded.com

 

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New Site: Graphics Ad Lib http://www.thriveuk.com/news/new-site-graphics-ad-lib/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-site-graphics-ad-lib http://www.thriveuk.com/news/new-site-graphics-ad-lib/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2012 18:24:12 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=803 It was somewhat of a privilege to do this, so I’m delighted to announce a new website to promote the graphic design skills of an industry legend. Graphics Ad Lib’s new website can be found here: www.graphicsadlib.co.uk

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It was somewhat of a privilege to do this, so I’m delighted to announce a new website to promote the graphic design skills of an industry legend.

Graphics Ad Lib’s new website can be found here: www.graphicsadlib.co.uk

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New Site: MoMyRide.com http://www.thriveuk.com/news/new-site-momyride-com/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-site-momyride-com http://www.thriveuk.com/news/new-site-momyride-com/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2012 17:24:14 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=799 MoMyRide.com is freshly launched this month to promote a great idea by the talented Mr Louis Karsenbarg. In support of the Movember campaign it’s brilliant in its simplicity: Cars with moustaches, raising money and awareness for men’s health issues. Check it out and get your Mo here:  www.momyride.com

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MoMyRide.com is freshly launched this month to promote a great idea by the talented Mr Louis Karsenbarg.

In support of the Movember campaign it’s brilliant in its simplicity: Cars with moustaches, raising money and awareness for men’s health issues.

Check it out and get your Mo here:  www.momyride.com

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25 Free Business Directories that Provide Backlinks http://www.thriveuk.com/news/25-free-business-directories-that-provide-backlinks/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=25-free-business-directories-that-provide-backlinks http://www.thriveuk.com/news/25-free-business-directories-that-provide-backlinks/#comments Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:21:06 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=789 This is simple, and just takes a bit of time, but getting backlinks to your website is a pretty key aspect of improving your ranking. So here are some business directories you may of heard of and some you certainly won’t. What’s all best is that all 25 are FREE to backlink to your site. […]

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This is simple, and just takes a bit of time, but getting backlinks to your website is a pretty key aspect of improving your ranking. So here are some business directories you may of heard of and some you certainly won’t. What’s all best is that all 25 are FREE to backlink to your site.

A couple of tips:

1. Make sure you search for your business before you create a new listing:

  • A – it saves time, so if you’re already listed, just claim the exising listing and modify it
  • B – it avoids duplication of content which may have a negative impact and cause confusion

2. You can often add summaries and alternative snippets that aren’t possible via other link mechanisms

Some of these business directories you will have heard of before, like:

192.com
118.com
Applegate
Hotfrog
Yell

However, you probably haven’t heard of:

Hotfrog
BrownBook
Opendi
B99
PinBud

See the full list of 25 UK Business Directories complete with their urls in the original article by the folks at Rocketmill:
25 UK Business Directories That Provide Google Backlinks – For Free

25 Free Business Directories that Provide Backlinks

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Case Study – Princess Caroline – Website Redesign http://www.thriveuk.com/case-studies/case-study-princess-caroline-website-redesign/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=case-study-princess-caroline-website-redesign http://www.thriveuk.com/case-studies/case-study-princess-caroline-website-redesign/#comments Sun, 29 Jul 2012 23:21:37 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=747 The new Princess Caroline website redesign was launched this week. As a business looking to rank well on Google and differentiate itself from other event venues in the party, wedding and corporate markets they wanted to stand out from the crowd. The old Princess Caroline site had served them well, but was begining to look […]

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The new Princess Caroline website redesign was launched this week.

As a business looking to rank well on Google and differentiate itself from other event venues in the party, wedding and corporate markets they wanted to stand out from the crowd.

The old Princess Caroline site had served them well, but was begining to look tired and needed a design refresh. Also, we’d noticed that over 25% of their visitors were using mobile or non-desktop devices.

 

Responsive Design

Consequently we decided to make sure that the website redesign included responsive styling so that the content would work well whatever device was used to view it. Furthermore the owners took the initiative and added meter square QR codes to the side of the ship so that anyone passing could scan the codes from distance and get straight into a mobile friendly version of the site.

 

The Old Website

The old website worked extremely well and accounted for a significant amount of organic search traffic, but as a static html site it required effort to update and the owners couldn’t do this themselves. Also the design was difficult to view on devices with smaller screens.

 

Princess Caroline website before redesign

 

The New Website

We designed the new website based on WordPress to offer a number of key features and attributes:

  • Responsive design for mobile and tablet devices
  • Simple and intuitive user interface
  • Interactive user elements
  • Content Management (CMS) so that the owners could update the site themselves
  • All old urls given 301 redirects to maintain SEO rankings
  • New attractive design

 

The results are a highly attractive new website design that is both visually appealing and extremely easy to navigate. It also works perfectly on any internet connected device, small or large.

You can see the results below, but better still, visit the new website to try it for yourself: www.princesscaroline.net

 

 Princess Caroline website before redesign

 

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Double Sneak Preview http://www.thriveuk.com/news/double-sneak-preview/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=double-sneak-preview http://www.thriveuk.com/news/double-sneak-preview/#comments Sun, 15 Jul 2012 15:59:38 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=736 Been very busy the past few weeks, but here’s a sneak preview of 2 sites launching very soon, both running on WordPress.    

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Been very busy the past few weeks, but here’s a sneak preview of 2 sites launching very soon, both running on WordPress.

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Coaching for Nurses – New Website http://www.thriveuk.com/case-studies/coaching-for-nurses-new-website/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=coaching-for-nurses-new-website http://www.thriveuk.com/case-studies/coaching-for-nurses-new-website/#comments Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:28:08 +0000 http://www.thriveuk.com/?p=674 Boom! – Another new site launched this month. Coaching for Nurses uses our popular tabbed html layout to present their core messages in a easy modular info sections.    

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Boom! – Another new site launched this month.

Coaching for Nurses uses our popular tabbed html layout to present their core messages in a easy modular info sections.

 

Coaching for Nurses - New Website Design

 

Coaching for Nurses – New Website

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