Mobile First Design: What Is It & Why Is It Important?


With over 50% of website traffic coming from mobile devices, it’s no surprise that businesses are beginning to put more emphasis on the mobile design of their websites. Users want to easily access information at their fingertips, that’s easy to digest, clear on the next steps and simple to convert.  This means that mobile designs … Read more

3 Reasons Why Most Web Designs Fail


If you invest in a website surely you would want it to perform at its absolute best? Oddly though there seems to be some unwritten rule that having a website, no matter how bad it looks, is better than nothing because “nobody really looks at it”. Obviously my view on this is going to be … Read more

Which Web Language Is Right For Your Business?


Forgive us: we might get a bit techy in this one. Imagine you’re in one of those scenes from Star Trek where Spock gets all logical. That’s us, right now – because web languages really do matter, even if they seem a bit esoteric to most of us. A web language is the code your … Read more

Do Websites Need Maintenance?


Building and launching a website is a huge achievement for any business. But it’s also the start of something – an ongoing relationship with a new digital asset, and one which requires constantly attention. Few things can survive unscathed without some TLC every now and then: we clear our cars, dust our houses, update our … Read more

What Makes A Bad Website Design?


Bad website design is confused web design – and we all know a muddled webpage when we see one. Our grandmothers might have told us that, if we’ve nothing nice to say, we should say nothing at all; but the truth is we can learn from the negative – it teaches us what to avoid. … Read more

How Much Should A Website Design Cost?


It can feel like the most important question of all when it comes to web design: how much will it cost? Price, of course, is critical to all business decisions. The truth, though, is that websites are not so much expenses as they are investments – and how much a website should cost very much … Read more

Graphic Design: What’s It All About?


Graphic design isn’t magic, but it can be mysterious. It’s easy to think it’s mostly about logos and Hollywood posters – but actually graphic design is all around us. Anything that has been designed visually to evoke a mood or a message has had some element of graphic design applied to it. In our digital … Read more

What Are User Metrics?


User experience matters. It’s why we focus so squarely on achieving great UX design at Squibble. We’re evangelists for the approach. But one of the questions we get asked a lot – understandably – is, “How can you measure UX?” The answer is through user metrics. It’s critical that businesses are able to measure user … Read more

Why Is User Experience So Important?


Business owners and marketing managers alike hear a lot about ‘user experience’ when it comes to websites and other digital assets. It sounds important, and that isn’t hype: ‘UX’, as it’s sometimes known, very much is crucial to making the most of digital communications. But what is user experience, and how can it be measured … Read more