Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

by Sara Harding | | Brightsite News

Earlier this year we wrote an article in our blog about the importance of having a mobile friendly website.

Google now recognizes mobile optimised websites and pushes these up the rankings on their listings, if your website is not working on a mobile phone or desktop computer then you may find it slipping down the rankings significantly which means you are less visible to your consumer.

Now more than ever, people are accessing websites from their mobile devices and it has become par for the course that a website is mobile friendly.

Check out these stats from Google:

Have you experienced this?

If the answer is YES then let us help you.

We can offer a free website check and advice on how to simply optimise your website to ensure that you are mobile friendly.

FOR YOUR FREE WEBSITE CHECK call us now on 01273 446644 or email

Brightsite Training & Seminars

by | | Brightsite News

Over the coming months, to help increase and improve your businesses digital presence, we will be launching industry specific Brightsite training courses and seminars. Find out more about how these can improve your business. 

Client Offer

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Clients of Brightsite now have the opportunity to promote a company offer or their services in our monthly e-newsletter, starting in February.

Core principals of brochure website design

by Luke Johnson | | Web Design

A brochure website is the online equivalent of your company’s printed marketing material. It’s purpose is to showcase your business, promote your services and generate interest and enquiries.

Here are the key principles involved in designing an effective brochure website that will help sell your company and help your business grow.

How to Integrate Social Media with my Website

by Emily Bridges | | Social Media

Social media channels and a website should work seamlessly together to promote a brand online.

Aside from simply linking to your social media sites from your website there’s plenty you can do to get your social media and website working together.

We have put together some suggestions to help you out....

What is a Custom CMS?

by Seb Tucknott | | Web Development

At Brightsite we use a custom content management system (CMS) as standard for all of our websites.

A CMS sits behind the website and is where a client logs into to change content – such as words, pictures and videos – on their website. Our CMSs also allow clients to manage their own onsite SEO, add and delete pages of their website, amend menus, contact details and much more.

How to Create a Website Design

by Luke Johnson | | Web Design

One of the most important things about your new website is its design - it’s the design that’s going to draw the eye of any potential customers, the design that’s going to make it easy to use and the design that is going make you stand out from your competitors - so it’s important that you get it right.

How to Market Your Business Using Facebook

by Sara Harding | | Social Media

Facebook is the most used social media network in the world so it makes sense that you would want to use it to promote your business.

It’s a great way of connecting with current customers - and potential customers that you didn’t even know exist! It’s also a great way to build brand awareness for your company among your target audience.

What Should I Blog About?

by Emily Bridges | | Search Engine Optimisation

So, you’ve taken the plunge and started up a blog for your business but you don’t know what to write about.

Don’t panic.

No matter what industry you are in there will be plenty of engaging and relevant things you could blog about. We've come up with 20 ideas to get you started...

How to Market a Website

by Emily Bridges | | Marketing

So, you’ve had your new website built, it’s just been launched and now you are sitting back and waiting for the business to start rolling in.


Too many people think by just getting a website for their business they will be inundated with new clients.

How to Get a Job in Web Design

by Sara Harding | | Brightsite News

We all know the basics of preparing yourself for the world of work but sometimes it's easy to overlook some key points when putting yourself forward for your dream job. It's so important to ensure that you do everything you possibly can to improve your chances of success prior to even landing an interview.

What is SEO?

In short SEO, or Search Engine Optimisation, is the process of making your website visible in search engines. There are lots of different elements that make up SEO and it would be impossible to cover them all in this post, but hopefully this will help to get you started.