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Bespoke design & development for your business

We love to create Wordpress Websites, too!

We are a team of Web Developers with 10 years experience in Wordpress and PHP Laravel development. Based in Newcastle and Sunderland serving all of the North East.

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Web Design

Completely bespoke design to leave a lasting impression and stand out from the crowd.

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Responsive Web Development

Using the latest techniques to ensure a fast and accessible web experience.

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CMS Websites

We love to use Wordpress but also dabble in October CMS to make content easier for you to manage.

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Digital Services

Ensure you know where traffic is coming from and target your marketing accordingly.

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Our portfolio

A lot of our latest projects are under NDA or, were via other agencies. BUT, we can share the latest websites we have designed and built from the ground-up.
Click on an image to see more of that project, or find more on the Portfolio page.

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Our articles

Getting start with eCommerce – should you start with Etsy?

Which is best for you: Etsy, or your own eCommerce site? Let’s take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of both approaches... Selling on Etsy Pros Ready to go. Sure, you’ll have to do some work in getting it set… read more.

Author: Category: Business, eCommerce

68 Ideas for your Advertising and Marketing

Let's just cut to the chase, you just want results! So here are some ideas Blueocto has pulled together for your Advertising and Marketing. If you have any fresh or unique ideas not already in the list, please do get in touch and… read more.

Author: Category: Business, Design, Inspiration, Social Media

25 Principles of Mobile Site Design

Consumers increasingly rely on the mobile web to research and make purchases. This makes it more important than ever for companies to have an effective mobile presence. But what makes a good mobile site? To answer this question, Google partnered with AnswerLab to… read more.

Author: Category: Design, eCommerce, Technology

7 quick tips to make your website accessible

The internet should be barrier-free, giving everyone the right to access useful information. For this to be possible, website owners must keep accessibility in mind. The World Health Organisation defines accessibility as: the ease of use of information and communication technologies (ICTs), such… read more.

Author: Category: Business, Technology

6 legal requirements for running an eCommerce store

Legal regulations for eCommerce E-commerce is rapidly evolving and businesses are trying to adapt to these changes. If you are a business owner and selling products or services online, you should keep these legal aspects of eCommerce in mind. We will look at:… read more.

Author: Category: Business, eCommerce, Technology

Using a Page Builder could be costing you customers

A lot of developers like ourselves can immediately see the downsides of using free page builders and one of the top plugins most overused by 'Web Designers' is WPBakery Page Builder - previously known as Visual Composer. Other plugins you may have encountered… read more.

Author: Category: Business, Wordpress

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