Blackburn Art Space

Digital Designs


If you run a business in today’s world, you’re probably aware of the need to be responsive and react fast to changes in market conditions and customer requirements. But in this digital age you also need a responsive website. In terms of your website, the word “responsive” means that your website resizes itself to suit whatever device it’s viewed on. This means your website looks good on desktop PCs,...

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Designing a website needs a lot of skills. You need to come up with quality content for a start. But even the highest quality content isn’t enough if your actual website design is poor. So you need graphic design skills too. Plus, your website needs to be easy to use and navigate so you also need interface design skills too. And then of course, there’s also speed optimization and SEO skills that are needed. And the design...

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You hear a lot these days about content being king when it comes to ranking in Google. And it’s true that Google have made many changes and improvements to their ranking algorithm (the way they decide which sites appear at the top of their search results) over the years. And you’ve probably heard of Google updates aiming to penalise poor quality and/or spam sites. These updates usually have animal related names such as...

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A grеаt wеbѕіtе is one that has сарtіvаtіng content fоr іtѕ vіѕіtоrѕ. Whеn a visitor drорѕ by your wеbѕіtе аnd fіnds uѕеful аrtісlеѕ thаt аrе worth thе rеаd, they likelу ѕtау lоngеr оr maybe they’ll еvеn like it еnоugh to bookmark іt for future vіѕіtѕ. If уоur аrtісlеѕ саn ѕоlvе their рrоblеmѕ or gіvе thеm a valuable tір, then this іѕ one of thе bеѕt wауѕ of building a rеlаtіоnѕhір with уоur visitor. Thеу are аlѕо more lіkеlу tо...

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One of the factors that Google uses when it determines it search engine rankings is the time taken for a page to load. Nowadays when content is king and the user experience and engagement is all-important to reduce bounce rate and increase the length of time your visitors remain on your site (both important factors used by Google’s ranking engine), it is tempting to add lots of images to your pages. This is all well and good but...

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An important component of website design that is often overlooked is the navigational design – the creation and placement of a website’s navigational links. Visitors can easily become frustrated with badly placed links and leave your website before ever finding your navigation. Similarly, your visitors may be reluctant to click links that are badly labeled thus leaving parts of your site completely unread. Fortunately, there are...

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Content is the most important part of any website. Without good quality content, you aren’t going to get any visitors. And even if by some rare chance someone does come across your website (or if you advertise to get visitors), they certainly aren’t going to keep returning for more unless there is enough content to keep them interested or entertained for longer than one visit. And even on that first, they aren’t going to stay...

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