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Welcome to the blog for Light Bulb Web Design in Carlisle!

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

Why do I need ongoing website support?

Why do I need ongoing website support?

One of the standard features of our website packages is that they all include at least 12 months support to help you make the most of your website.

Having a website is a great business investment, however even if it does not get updated content regularly, there are a number of things that we do to make sure your website stays secure and compatible with changes to browser technology:

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Best practice for search engine optimisation

Best practice for search engine optimisation

Do any of these questions sound like ones you've asked or wondered about?

What is search engine optimisation?

How do I do my own search engine optimisation?

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How to make the most of your e-commerce website

How to make the most of your e-commerce website

Maybe you have a shiny new e-commerce website or perhaps you have an existing one that you feel isn't doing as well as you would like.  How do you go about making the best of it and getting those all important sales?  Read our latest blog post for some ideas!

Choosing the best category structure

Think about how physical stores lay out and group different products - generally they choose to put similar products together and often related products near each other.  A clothes store might put all the jeans in one place and next to the jeans they might put some shirts to try and encourage people to buy a complete outfit.

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How do I get my website on Google?

How do I get my website on Google?

How do I get my website on Google?

In response to questions from a few of my website design clients in recent weeks, I felt it was worthwhile to explain what Google is, and how you can get your website showing up when people search for you or relevant search terms and phrases.

What is Google?

Google is nothing more than a directory of websites.  This directory can be searched and the search results will show the websites that Google 'thinks' are most relevant to what you are searching for.

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What is responsive website design and why do I need it?

What is responsive website design and why do I need it?

Responsive website design is a term that has cropped up more and more in recent years but it's a term which not everybody understands.

With browsing on mobile phones and tablets set to overtake that on desktop and laptop computers, and Google using mobile compatibility as a ranking factor, not having a mobile compatible website is quite probably losing you visitors - losing visitors means less customers, and less customers means less income for your business.

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