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North West Technology

Posted to by Anna Morrissey on August 7th 2017

The growth of technology and digital agencies in the North West

Using Twitter to Engage with Clients

Posted to by Anna Morrissey on July 19th 2017

Using Social Media as an engagement tool

Welcome to Anna!

Posted to by Anna Morrissey on July 10th 2017

Welcome to Block 8's newest member

Big Chip Award Winners 2015

Big Chip Award Winners 2015

Posted to by Helen Curry on July 6th 2015

Block 8 won the 2015 Best Freelancer/ Micro Enterprise Big Chip Award.

Why you need a content management system (CMS)

Why you need a content management system (CMS)

Posted to by Helen Curry on June 19th 2015

A content management system is a piece of software that is integrated into a website to give the owner control of the content that is published. The content management system can be used to add new pages and content such as blog posts, news articles

Is your site mobile friendly?

Is your site mobile friendly?

Posted to by Dan Cryer on November 5th 2015

Despite smartphones and tablets having been around for less than ten years, mobile internet access has already caught up with desktop searches, with more Google searches taking place on mobile devices in some of the biggest countries.

Why your business might need a new website

Posted to by Dan Cryer on June 17th 2015

The internet is ever growing, ever changing and businesses need to keep their websites up to date in order to compete. Here are the reasons why.

We’ve been nominated for a Big Chip Award

We’ve been nominated for a Big Chip Award

Posted to by Helen Curry on May 20th 2015

We are happy to announce that we’ve been nominated in this year’s Big Chip Awards.

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Posted to by Anna Morrissey on July 10th 2017

The internet is ever growing, ever changing and businesses need to keep their websites up to date in order to compete. Here are the reasons why.

6 Ways to make sure your website makes an impression

6 Ways to make sure your website makes an impression

Posted to by Helen Curry on May 20th 2015

You only get one chance to make an impression, the problem is many businesses are forgetting this, first impressions not only apply to people but also online. These days websites need to instantly attract and impress the desired audience, and with on

Integrating SEO into Web Development

Integrating SEO into Web Development

Posted to by Helen Curry on February 17th 2015

Looking at the importance of integrating SEO into the development stage of the web build and why it is so important for todays business'.

The Importance of Testing Your website before it launches online

The Importance of Testing Your website before it launches online

Posted to by Helen Curry on May 20th 2015

Checking for development glitches that could effect a websites success. Such as the sites speed, responsiveness and search engine crawlability.

Front end development or back end development?

Front end development or back end development?

Posted to by Helen Curry on February 17th 2015

Understanding the difference between front end and back end development

You're doing it wrong: 6 reasons your digital projects keep failing

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by Dan Cryer on June 17th 2015

It should come as no surprise that over the course of ten years in digital, we’ve seen our fair share of “perfect storm” projects, where everything seems to have gone wrong all at once and nobody knows why. Here we look at some common reasons.

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