Light Bulb Web Design Blog

A blog from Light Bulb Web Design Ltd in Carlisle, Cumbria

Why we don't put a link to our own website on your website...

If you take a look around the Internet and visit a few websites for local companies, you are likely to find a link at the bottom of every page to the company who designed that website. That may seem a...
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I'm getting a friend to do it...

​This is a comment we come across on occasion, usually after someone has been in touch and asked us for a price to design their new website. There's not really any way to respond except for ...
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We're excited, but it's probably not exciting for you!

Over a year ago, we took the decision to move away from using a shared hosting platform, where the performance of our websites was affected by any other client of our hosting provider whose websi...
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Attention to detail and focused web design

Websites are primarily visual, they get looked at by most visitors - and for those who need screen readers to help them out, the way pages are put together and handled for visually impaired visitors i...
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Why I prefer multi-page website layouts

The website visitor experience ​Imagine a website providing details of the services offered by a company - maybe they have 5 main services, A, B, C, D and E as simple examples. There are two main ways...
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The importance of good navigation

​As well as needing to look nice, a website must also be easy to navigate - if a visitor cannot find their way around then they're quite likely to give up and go somewhere else instead, potentially lo...
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A week in the life of Light Bulb Web Design

​Working from home was a big change - living the 9-5 life for the previous 17 years made this feel refreshing but also challenging! The feeling that the 9-5 working week was still needed took a little...
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How does it work, getting a new website?

​Websites can be complicated things....but that's where we come in.  More often than not, anyone getting in touch with us to ask about our web design services wants to know how much it will cost ...
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Why we're going off image sliders on your website

When Internet connection speeds began to increase with the introduction of broadband and, more recently, fibre connectivity, the use of imagery and video within websites has dramatically increase...
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