The Website Design Blog
The truth about Mobilegeddon and the Google update
Many clients who come to me for a website often ask a series of the same questions. From 'how much for a basic website' to 'what is SEO and do you offer it'. One of the questions getting asked more frequently is the need for a mobile-friendly website and whether it actually helps in the search eng
Start-up business? This special offer is for you!
At IRC Direct Website Services we have plenty of experience in helping start-up businesses establish an online presence. To celebrate our upcoming five-year birthday we have decided to put together a package which offers a perfect way for new businesses to establish their presence online. The pack
Happy Christmas & New Year
Happy Christmas and New Year!
The trick to a high Google ranking
When it comes to getting a website to rank high in the search engines (example: Google, Bing, Yahoo), we like to think we know what we are talking about. Many of our clients websites rank highly in Google and clients are receiving enquiries every single day of the week. We also have a 100% retenti
A year on from winning two business awards
In four years IRC Direct has come so far. From the back-bedroom that I started in, two winning two business awards and retaining over 150 clients with over 200 websites online. The sky is looking up for IRC Direct Website Services and we continue to grow on a week-by-week basis. We have big plans
White backgrounds on product images
Many e-commerce websites often have white backgrounds in their images to make them stand out and look professional. We now offer this service for customers across the UK. Our pricing is competitive and we believe the quality of our work is second to none.
Why updating your website IS important
So why update your website? By updating your website it shows Google and other search engines you are still alive. It also informs your customers of changes to your products or services. By keeping a website up to date and adding new pages you can influence Google to reward you a good PageRank
Why "Old is Gold"
There are many different elements when it comes to top quality SEO. One of the key elements which cannot be forced or faked is the age of a domain name and the website. Often you will come across old websites online which may have been designed 10+ years ago. For some reason they are top of the s
How social media interacts with a website
Social media is an important and constantly growing area in which to focus on. Although a websites ranking is not purely based on social media, it can be an excellent resource to attract new visitors to your website and possibly a different customer base.
Web Designers in Thurrock
Thurrock is quickly becoming a stronghold for businesses in and around Essex. Being a local business based in Tilbury, we often get many enquiries from businesses in and around the Thurrock area regarding website design, ecommerce and SEO services.
New IRC Direct website is now online!
After what feels like a long time, we have upgraded our own website to better serve our clients and future clients. Our old website followed a dark colour scheme, and although aesthetically we and our clients liked the design and layout, we also realised that we needed a re-design to better disp...