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We launched two very different websites in November, each one a complex and challenging project. Air An Lot The brand new Air an Lot website provides an interesting blog which documents life on the croft in the Outer Hebrides. The new version is fully responsive meaning that it adapts to fit whatever size of screen…

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3 Good Reasons to Redesign Your Website

Your website is your primary online marketing tool. Here are 5 good reasons why you might want to give your website a redesign. 1. Get with the Times! The web world is always changing, and web technology that was cool and cutting-edge a few years ago may be out-of-date today (Flash, anyone?). With a website…

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Stornoway Port Authority Website Preview

A busy spell

Apologies for the lack of activity on the blogging front but the past few months have been hectic to say the least. Since the last update we’ve been working away on a number of commitments and have rolled out a few shiny new websites along the way too. Stornoway Port Authority approached Heb Web Design…

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Whiteboard Animation – It Draws You In

Everybody is buzzing regarding the most up-to-date advertising trend called whiteboard animation and it’s leading the marketing strategy, entertainment industry, personal interest of individuals on a whole new level. This exciting channel of conversation is scattered over the web, where the viewer watches a series of drawings which keeps on transforming as the narrator expresses…

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Usine Google analytics to improve your website experience

Google Analytics – 3 Ways to Improve your Website Experience

Google Analytics Tips Google Analytics is an incredibly powerful tool for businesses of all sizes. It allows marketers an in-depth perspective of how people are using a company’s website, which can lead to much broader implications for branding, SEO strategies, Google AdWords strategies and homepage insights. I recently had a client who was interested in…

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Hebridean Estate Agency Homepage

Website Launch – Hebridean Estate Agency

We are delighted to announce the website launch of a high profile WESTERN ISLES website design project for Hebridean Estate Agency. The site, available at, provides the perfect platform for Hebridean Estate agency to make a great first impression to audiences locally and further afield. Margaret Mackay, Director at Anderson MacArthur said: “We were…

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IMAP on mobile device

IMAP & POP EMAIL – Which One?

E-mail is the most common way to do business and correspond with employees and clients. If you’ve ever set an account on your computer or smartphone, then you’ve undoubtedly seen the terms IMAP and POP floating around, but what do they mean? IMAP and POP are two different protocols of email delivery and most modern…

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Don’t Make Me Think

Steve Krug’s “Don’t Make Me Think” is a basis for the practical approach to usability on the web. Even in our tech-savvy world of today, Krug’s simple lessons still hold true. Don’t Make Me Think According to Krug, the first law of usability is “Don’t make me think!” Even though people today probably have a…

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3 Reasons Why to Update Your Web Browser

Most people use the internet every day, but not everyone experiences the same internet. If you are using an older browser, your experience is probably much slower, less stimulating, and even much more dangerous than those using a modern updated browser. When it comes to the web, things are constantly changing and it’s up to…

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5 signs that it is time for a new website!

Today, the internet is the primary avenue that people search for businesses. So your website is probably the first place that your existing and potential customers will look for information about your company. If your website is outdated, doesn’t function properly, or is difficult to navigate, you’re not only losing website users, you’re losing business.…

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