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The importance of a great looking website

First impressions matter. We are told never to judge a book by its cover because we do, all the time and not just books. A 2006 Canadian study put the timing for first impressions at 50 milliseconds. It would be hard to get any shorter – that’s almost as fast as messages can arrive in […]

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How to use your website to attract customers

We’ve already talked about how to use your website to showcase your work and that is a huge part of how to use your website to attract customers. How can you turn your website visitor into a customer? Let’s look at some tactics to do just that. Your website is a fantastic opportunity to show […]

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How To Use Your Website To Showcase Your Work

Whatever your business or profession, you can use a website to showcase your work. There are just a few things to bear in mind to get the most out of your website. Put your best foot forward – design and presentation matter The user experience of a website (UX) influences how long visitors will stay […]

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Get the Edge by Switching to SSL Now

Security on the web is big news and hugely influential on where customers shop and who they trust with their information. One of the best ways to make the internet more secure is with SSL certificates and Google is increasingly putting their weight behind the wider adoption of these SSL certificates to make it standard […]

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WordPress parent and child pages for sidebar navigation

A useful snippet of code for WordPress websites which need to display a sidebar for the current page and it’s child pages. This code retrieves the current top level parent page and displays all child pages underneath. The two functions sit in the functions.php file within your theme and are called from within the page […]

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Virtual Reality Is Here

Something we have been keeping a close eye on at Bright White Space is Virtual Reality. Having grown up in the eighties and nineties with the promise of Virtual Realms, like the one in Lawn Mower man, this is something that is very close to our hearts. We recently took the plunge and invested in a […]

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5 reasons you should choose a custom website

Website design has changed and developed immeasurably over the last ten years, with a myriad of different ways to create an online presence for your business or organisation. There are a plefora of self-build tools, from software solutions to hosted services. And also cheap web design services, from your wife’s cousin’s son to cheap and […]

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The Fly Wins D&AD Pencil Award

We’re really happy to see Alphabetical Studio have won a D&AD Pencil for their project ‘The Fly’. We worked with Alphabetical Studio on the web part of the project and developed the front-end interface and WordPress system which powered the site. We loved being involved and the challenged – it’s always a great pleasure to work with […]

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Is your website ready for 2016

Now we are almost mid-way through 2016 it is time to ask the question, “is your website ready to face the challenges of 2016?”. Web technologies move quickly, as do your customers, keeping pace means constant appraisal of your digital marketing to ensure it meets the needs of your customers and is up to date […]

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New Year, New Website

We have been very lucky over the last few years to have been so busy with client work, that we haven’t had the time to work on our own website. As all business owners will know, when you are busy, the thing that gets least attention is your own marketing, and this is something we […]

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