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Leeming Design Raises £2,475 for Spinal Injuries Charity Appeal

I’m please to announce that the sale of my signed Manchester United shirt collection raised £2,475 towards the North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre fundraising appeal (click here). Packaging them up and mailing them out was difficult but it’s for a good cause and, let’s face it, they’re just bits…
Why you should use wordpress

Why you SHOULD choose WordPress for your website

Anyone who tells you that you shouldn’t use WordPress (WP) for your website ought to have a very good reason to do so, and not just generalise with stories about website hacks. I’ve started on this topic because I recently read an article on a blog of a company that…

Happy Birthday — 10 Years of Web Design in Southport

How time flies when you’re having fun! And that’s exactly what it’s been — designing websites for lots of new and exciting people and businesses over the last decade that I’ve been based here in sunny Sefton. I should mention, nice and early in this blog, that I’m not from…

Why you should get yourself a Google account

If you have your own website or if you’re at the stage of just thinking about it, you should definitely have a Google account. The big G provides its users with a huge amount of FREE services ranging from everyday stuff like email and search, to webmaster tools like Google…

The Importance of Accessible Web Design

Making your website accessible to as many people as possible sounds like the obvious choice, but what is website accessibility and how can it help my business? Well, putting it quite simply, disabled people use computers as well but not necessarily in the same way as able-bodied people, and making…
What are taxonomies

What’s a taxonomy and how can it help your website?

Have you ever heard the word taxonomy when discussing website design? Don’t worry this has nothing to do with HMRC 🙂 Some web design companies advertise their service as offering ‘truly bespoke web design’, but how true is that? Almost anyone can do a Google search about colour theory and…
How to find a good web designer

How to choose a web designer

So you’re looking for someone to design a new website for you — what do you need to look for? Here’s the Leeming Design guide to choosing a good web designer. Portfolio of web design work examples Make sure you take a good look at the work they’ve produced previously.…
Website design jargon explained

What are SEO, SSL and DNS? — Website jargon explained

Setting up a new website can be a daunting task if you know nothing about it, but here’s the Leeming Design ‘handy guide’ to all most things website design and hosting related. Let’s start from the beginning… What are domain names?… Example: YourWebsite.com — Your website’s going to need one…
Woman at computer using WordPress

How hard is it to manage your own website?

Well, the answer to that is — it depends on your technical ability! — but I usually tell my clients that if they can log into Facebook and upload a photo of their dinner, along with a few words about why it’s so tasty, they can probably manage a WordPress-based…

Free Business Card Design in Southport

Free business card design by a professional designer — yes folks — you read that correctly, but there’s a catch!… When you use Leeming Design for a new website design I’ll include free business card and general business stationery design for you (take a look at some examples below). That…
eCommerce web design in Southport for Mindme

eCommerce web design in currently in progress

Here at Leeming Web Design in Southport, I’m involved in creating and maintaining all kinds of websites — from simple brochure-style websites to full-blown eCommerce sites that accept debit and credit cards as well as the usual PayPal and bank transfers. I’m currently working on web design projects for local…
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