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Light Bulb Web Design Blog

Chris is the owner of Light Bulb Web Design in Carlisle, and has a general interest in anything web design, IT or technology related!

Our article in the official Joomla Magazine

Joomla Web Design Case Study

It was great to be invited to author an article for the official Joomla Magazine news website, detailing one of our recent website design projects for The Diversity Partnership. The invitation came in...

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New services to make your website even better

More Carlisle website design services for 2024

Making sure your website is the best we can deliver is why we're constantly refining and expanding the services we offer our new and existing clients. Collaboration is the core of our business, allowi...

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Web design trends for 2024 that might actually last!

Bento Box Web Design - Apple

Web design trends are ever-changing.Into 2024, a few appeal to me that I think will stand the test of time more than others.The Bento Box style reminds me of Japan, and anyone who has followed me a wh...

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There are no shortcuts to a great website

There are no shortcuts to a great website There are no shortcuts to a great website

From decades of experience, I know that there are no shortcuts to a great website.Take an example from my HND Computing work placement year - the school I was working in as an IT Technician bought a n...

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Showcasing our Carlisle Web Design clients

Web Design Agency in Carlisle Chris Wilcox - Director at Light Bulb Web Design Ltd in Carlisle

As a Carlisle-based business, we have designed and built websites for over 300 businesses since our launch in 2014. Whilst many have been from outside of the Carlisle and Cumbria region, most of ...

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What is truly your unique selling point?

What is your actual USP?

What actually differentiates you from the competition?I'll guarantee that it isn't how many years of experience you have, nor that you aim to be the best. Anyone can compete on those meaningless terms...

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Does the majority of your search traffic come from people looking up your business name?

That cheap website is money down the drain

If so, you are missing out on a lot of potential.It means that only people who know who you are, are actually finding you.Nobody is finding you for the products and services you offer.This type of thi...

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Different ways to build a website


A website can be built in many ways. Here are a few of those options, which should help you understand which approach is right for your business: 1) Using a template - rather than design your website ...

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SEO - More than pulling keywords out of a hat!

What is SEO - Search Engine Optimisation?

SEO can be a difficult investment to consider, yet one of the most common requests I get for new enquiries is that they want their website 'to be top of Google'.Because it can feel like some form of m...

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Light Bulb Web Design provides high-quality, bespoke web design, SEO, digital marketing, copywriting, and consultation in the UK to ensure your online presence is a seamless extension of your business, with honest and transparent customer service.

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