DW Blog

So what is the DW Blog?  Well we like to think of it as the Don't Worry Blog. With around 100 articles covering website design, search engine optimisation (SEO), digital marketingsocial media and more, we've created a wealth of free information to help answer your burning questions. You can also click on any of the links under 'Search by Topic' to see all the articles in each category.

Track Your Bounce Rate with Google Analytics

Posted by Paul on February 20, 2015

Adding Google Analytics to your website can vastly improve your search engine optimisation (SEO) activities by providing you with detailed information about your visitor's behaviour. One parameter that businesses love to focus on is the bounce rate. This is when users visit your website and leave immediately. A high bounce rate may indicate that…   Read full post »

One of the biggest mistakes businesses make concerning search engine optimisation (SEO) is thinking that what they did in 2013 will suffice for 2014, 2015, and 2016. There are a couple of reasons this is completely wrong.  First of all, there are not many areas of your business that you can ignore for years and still remain successful. Your…   Read full post »

Four Qualities School Websites Should Demonstrate

Posted by Paul on February 9, 2015

As a web design company, we specialise in several different sectors and styles and school websites, in particular, are one of our areas of expertise.  A mistake that we see all too often is schools either not investing enough in their website or ignoring it completely. A website is now an essential component of a school's marketing strategy.…   Read full post »

Website Design and Development

Posted by Paul on February 3, 2015

Designer Websites is full service Auckland web design and development company. One of the most common questions we're asked though is, "Do you build websites or just design them?". The answer is, yes we do both - and very well actually! But the question comes about because of the confusing terminology often used by web companies. So I thought we…   Read full post »

Practising what we preach

Posted by nayana on February 2, 2015

Towards the end of last year we finally made the decision to redesign and rebuild our own website. It had been several years since we designed our previous site and although we were very fond of the old girl, she just wasn't cutting the mustard any longer. For one thing the website wasn't responsive - which isn't a great look for a web design…   Read full post »

A responsive website is one which expands and contracts to fit the size of the screen. Any images resize, but the text remains the same size so that it can be read easily on a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone.   Switching to a responsive website design not only makes your website more accessible to your visitors, but it could also…   Read full post »

Every wondered which are the most visited websites in the world and in New Zealand? Well we thought the beginning of a New Year was a good time to check it out.  Top 10 Websites Globally Google.com Facebook.com Youtube.com Yahoo.com Baidu.com - The leading Chinese language search engine Amazon.com Wikipedia.org Twitter.com Taobao.com -…   Read full post »

Having a website isn't just about being visible on the Internet. You have to actively attract new and loyal customers to your site through various marketing efforts. And by using Google Analytics, you can learn which sources drive the most traffic to your website and adapt your search engine optimisation (SEO) strategy accordingly. This is…   Read full post »

How Web Design Can Make or Break Your New Business

Posted by Paul on December 19, 2014

You may have heard people discuss this before, but paid little attention to the importance of it. Now that you are starting up a business of your own, you have decided to study the beast that is web design more in-depth. Having a website for your business is useless unless the web design of your online face is going to capture the attention and…   Read full post »

The Relationship Between Website Design and SEO

Posted by Paul on December 12, 2014

With the emergence of content marketing and Google's determination to improve the user's search experience, website design has grown even more important. But nowadays, website design is much more than just creating a website that looks pretty. Businesses also have to think about search engines and how their content will translate.  Even if you…   Read full post »

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