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The world of web design tools never stands still. Technology keeps on advancing, standards keep on evolving, and every month there’s new stuff to try out that can make your life as a designer that little bit better. Static mockups are becoming less useful and the lines between designer and developer are becoming increasingly blurred. As we work more collaboratively with one another, the tools we use are having to …

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For more than a decade now the web is continuing to invade every area of our daily lives. From professional workplaces to home entertainment, to on the go help to our connected automobiles,  the web invaded almost everywhere. Naturally, web development is subject to much interest from all stakeholders. While businesses want it to help business conversion, this website development company find the heat of competition when it comes to engaging audience. …

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Whether it is a signup flow or a multi-view stepper, forms are one of the most important components of digital product design – so you need to design them so they work effectively on mobile devices. Here’s how… Vertical scroll A single column layout works better Regardless of the device size, the easiest way to complete a form is in a linear fashion. Multiple columns disrupt a user’s momentum (the …

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We’re not going to bore you with the details of how to create a website. You’re obviously too savvy to be taught the basics of setting something up. What we are going to try and do, is help you with the things that you might overlook. We’ve teamed up with Squarespace to put together a range of helpful advice on creating a successful website. We’ve looked at why you …

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The bounty of cheap behavioral data available today is a boon for marketers. Columnist Brian Massey explains how to take advantage of this cheap data to develop an effective landing page. I believe that cheap behavioral data will fundamentally change the way we do online marketing. How would this look for something as straightforward as developing a landing page? Below I’ve outlined nine studies — all of which can …

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  While it can be difficult to develop hard skills from scratch, it’s certainly not as difficult to hone your skills (including those softer skills) to get a competitive edge. Learning can take many different forms, so what can the web developers of tomorrow do to get ahead? To get an idea, Packt, creators of the skills learning platform Mapt, asked six of its expert authors and developers what …

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  Whether you’re at university, looking for a job, working for someone else or freelancing – you undoubtedly need an online presence to succeed. But being on Behance or Cargo Collective alone might not give you the right level of exposure. This is where your own website becomes essential. It’s a chance to show prospective clients and employers just how good you are, and it’ll widen the net far …

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Will Mullins explains the benefits & why your company should invest in SEO.

At Iced, we’ve always been known for our custom site designs. For years, we’ve been helping even the smallest organizations look as great as the largest corporations. Great design that is easy to use is our passion. But these days, there are many web developers whose idea of custom web design is pick a pre-designed template from an online store and adding your company’s logo and content. While this approach …

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Do you offer your customers instant support? You can with Iced Live Chat! For only £79* per annum we can install our live chat module onto any website. The live chat is fully configured on our dedicated server to make sure their is no reduction in your websites loading speed. The chat module is brand-able to match your website. What makes our live chat module different? • No monthly charges …

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We’ve waited patiently for the arrival of the latest edition of Net magazine in the studio. As we announced previously, we would be featured under a section which invites designers to get involved by creating a piece of work. In this particular issue, Kev created a piece of work for Chorley Little Theatre. The brief was to design a website for a theatre. It could be a West End or …

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Principal Hygiene’s new Ecommerce website this week went live. As previously stated Iced are continuing their partnership with Principal Hygiene, previously being commissioned to build a CMS website. We worked closely with Principal Hygiene in order to understand what exactly is was that Principal Hygiene wanted their Ecommerce website to do. You can visit Principal Hygiene’s new Ecommerce website here www.principalhygienesupplies.co.uk don’t forget to let us know what you think.

Another client site has gone live! The Lush Pet Boutique (Kirsty & Paul) visited the Iced studio back in October 2015 with the brief of creating a brand for their new business start up, selling luxury pet products (starting with food and eventually moving on to sell various other luxury pet products. The brand consists of many different design outcomes which would include the following: A new logo both …

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Principal Hygiene have continued their long partnership with Iced by previously commissioning a responsive cms and ecommerce website. We are pleased to work with Principal Hygiene and look forward to continuing our long standing partnership in the future. You can view the responsive cms website here, please let us know what you think: www.principalhygiene.co.uk More information is coming soon.

As smartphone and tablet adoption rapidly increases, so does the importance of mobile-friendly websites. Mobile sales have already overtaken desktop sales, and mobile Internet usage is predicted to overtake desktop internet usage by 2014. It is only logical that mobile search will overtake desktop search at some point in the near future as well. One Website, Many Devices One of the most appealing aspects of responsive web design is …

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As we have seen an increase of client mistakes when it comes to sending successful html email marketing campaigns, we thought it was our duty to point out the most common mistakes that should never be made: Not having permission Confusing transactional emails with email marketing Assuming people remember who you are Writing like a used-car salesman Ignoring campaign reports Sending with a personal reply-to address

The Iced designed Parkair site was featured in the March/April 2012 issue of Industrial Plant & Equipment magazine. The feature article read: Online Hub Pneumatic and hydraulic reseller brand, Parkair, is being given its own online hub in the form of a brand new website at www.parkair.uk.com. The connection specialist has developed the site specifically to promote its dedicated resellers, products and services across the UK.

Iced won the pitch to design and maintain a new website for pneumatics and hydraulics company Parkair late in 2011, to promote the brand to potential new distribution partners, ready for their new product catalogue launch in January 2012. We followed Parkair’s marketing teams brief to create a dedicated website for the brand and its existing distribution partners and to market joining the network to new business’. Proving a success …

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