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Kent Tile Centre web design refresh

Kent Tile Center based in Canterbury have been web design clients for over 10 years, their second generation WordPress website design was completed in 2017. Owner Paul contacted OHM about our special offer* for existing clients and upgrading the single gallery page to a multiple page upgrade showcasing their large tile product ranges. Paul used high quality suppliers imagery for this project, uploaded to his Google Images library account for us to download and add to the web pages. We also installed a Google Reviews streaming app and updated the home page content and layout. Find out more about why Google Reviews are important for your search engine optimisation. see...

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How much do web designers charge?

What is the right price to pay for a business website?

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Ai video creation – video sample

Ai is all around us but how can businesses use it? Here at OHM we already use Ai to create some of our text used on web page – see blogg. Now we’re dabbling with Ai videos using the Synthesia app []. It is very cool!

Harbour Print in Dover new website design

Harbour Print web redesign

Harbour Print, a print and signage company based in Dover have been web design clients for over 15 years, this is in fact their 3rd website with us so we were very pleased to be part of their re-design process. It’s always a perk to work with clients allied to our own trade, we almost speak the same jargon. Stuart the owner is a good graphic designer as well, keeping us on our toes as we progressed the design. The web design was also enhanced by the clients huge archive of good quality case study photography As with most clients, being top of Google for trade and geographical phrase searches...

Pharos Computers new website design

Pharos Computers see the light

Pharos Computers based in Dover have been long term clients for over 10 years and were still using our old .shtml web pages on an old server. Taking advantage of an ‘old for new’ website design special offer, business owner Darren commissioned a ‘like-for-like’ re-design. The client took the opportunity to refresh content and images to bring his business in-line with the latest web design requirements. OHM also supplied FREE ‘stock’ images and SEO content advice. Google presence was very important to Darren with footfall slowly being lost to competitors. We are proud to report that Pharos Computers are back to of Google searches in Dover (see search result below)...

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Make Time for Music new web design

Make Time for Music based in Folkestone have been supplying Kent schools and communities music tuition for decades. Oast House Media have also been part of that journey with design and print services going back over 10 years, see leaflet printing for MTFM So it was a nice endorsement of our print design services to be asked by the owner to create a website using print design elements. Part of the design was to source generic royalty free images for the various web pages that cover the music tuition in schools and the community The final design now resembles the printing and can be easily updated by the client using...

Richards Taxis Dover wordpress website re-design

Dover Taxi Company, taken for a ride?

Most certainly not! Richard’s Taxis Dover have been web design clients for nearly 10 years so when OHM put a special re-design offer out to clients the owner jumped at the opportunity. With a new car and more reviews to add plus a general website health check, the new design was completed within a couple of days. Photo retouch Richard (a keen photographer) sent over some excellent photos of his new taxi, the best of the bunch taken at St Margarets Bay near Dover had an ice cream parlor in the background. Using our Photoshop skill we managed to remove to make the image and presentation look more professional. The...

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Do you own your business logo?

A logo forms the basis of your business design. Virtually every published aspect of your business will have your logo in it, ie: website, social media, emails business cards, flyers, brochures workwear, signage, posters adverts, promo material So where is your logo right now? Hopefully you have it files in a safe place in it’s original design format with some export files you can send to contractors for any of the listed uses above More likely, you have a friendly designer who looks after it for you but – what if he disappears? ceases trading? falls out with you? Do you own the copyright? When you completed the design did...

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Google Reverse Image Searches

Did you know you can search for images using an image? ‘Google Images’ is a search engine that analyses an uploaded image using color, orientation, pixel patterns and size.  It was created by Google in 2001 due to a search spike for pictures of the green Versace dress worn by Jennifer Lopez in February 2000 [full story]. Further development of the search algorithm enabled Google to reduce exposure to offensive imagery and add value to search depth including illegal image use. Here at Oast House Media we are very careful not to compromise copyright and IP law, sourcing our images from copyright free (creative commons) libraries How to use the...

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Protect your web content – disable right click

One of the big problems with website content (text and mages) is theft! It is all too easy to copy and paste from a web page to a document on your computer. For most this is not a malicious action, school project, personal message, social media for example. But in a few cases copying content from web pages is for commercial gain. OHM director Nigel Stevenson is also listed on Google as a Media Consultant using his website as a platform to showcase his media knowledge. Most of the content in his web pages are extracts from his book “On your marks” – a designers guide. ISBN 978-0-9926886-0-8. The...