It’s the Holy Grail of web marketing: how to rank highly using SEO techniques. But what factors have the greatest impact on search rankings? A recent SearchMetrics report looked at the characteristics of 300,000 highly ranked URLs, and determined the features they most had in common. Interestingly, the most significant factor in terms of the… more »
If shopping online puts a smile on your face, you could soon find that logging into your favourite websites, or even on to your computer itself, requires you to smile, frown or make some other kind of facial expression. Google have patented a method of recognising whether a login request or transaction has really been… more »
Guest blogger: Our intern Daisy Halsall Earl is the brand new survival tablet from Sqigle INC. made entirely for use in the wild. It uses an electrophoretic display which we also see used in black and white eBook readers such as the Kindle and the Nook. Using this type of screen is the most efficient… more »
The second part of the web design process id the actual design itself. This where we take the wireframes and content from the planning stage and dress it up according to the clients’ brand guidelines. Mock-ups We design the necessary pages and elements in Photoshop which allows for relatively easy modifications so if the client… more »
IL2L is an online fashion retailer. First Internet has been hugely involved in shaping this brand, creating everything from the brand’s corporate logo, stationery, newsletters and clothing swing tags to full e-commerce website design.
Ralph Lauren transformed the concept of both window–shopping and web design, by announcing the launch of an interactive window that aims to bridge the virtual retail world with that of bricks and mortar: Shoppers on London’s Bond Street and Milan’s Via Montenapoleone can now use a touchscreen on 78-inch shop “window” to buy clothes. The… more »
Stephen Alexander, managing director of First Internet, the Manchester-based new-media-solutions agency, firmly believes that there’s little value in spending time and effort on search engine optimisation for your website if the site itself is not attractive and compelling to visitors. Here, Stephen offers his tips on making a website appealing and usable to ensure that… more »