Web Design

Part 1: How to increase website traffic & get users to stay

Launching your business online is easy peasy these days, but unless your brand is an overnight success, the website traffic isn’t going to just appear, so you need to take a proactive approach. Having a solid digital marketing strategy in place will provide direction to generating quality traffic and potential leads to your site. Here …

Website design usability: Are you making these mistakes?

The average user will spend less than a minute on your site to find what they’re looking for before they decide to abandon you. How do you make sure they don’t? With a fine tuned website design that enhances your usability and overall user experience. Good usability means your website is doing the job in …

8 Reasons Why You Should Design a Website Using WordPress

What’s so good about WordPress? Just ask the millions upon millions of people who run their business website on this platform. As the most popular content management system (CMS) on the planet, it’s not hard to see why WordPress powers over a quarter of all websites on the Internet. So let’s delve into why. If …

The Importance of SEO in Web Design

The situation You need a website and you want to get it up fast. Your digital consultant has recommended integrating SEO into your overall website design. But instead you decide to leave it out of scope for now, because it’s going to delay your site going live. Right move or wrong move? Cloud Cartel’s perspective …

Single page or multi page website design – which is right for your business?

First impressions count. And so does a well designed website. With so many different design options out there, it pays to have a thought out digital strategy in place to help determine the best solution for you. Which leads us to single page and multi page designs. It’s a major consideration when designing a website …

Why you need a mobile first digital strategy

Go mobile or go bust. Are we overplaying it here? It may sound a tad dramatic, but the reality is that if your digital strategy isn’t focusing on the mobile user experience, you’re losing out. We’ve seen the progression of daily mobile usage taking over desktop usage. Today, more than half of all Google searches …

What makes a great website design in 2018?

Everything in the digital space is accelerated. What’s trending one day, quickly becomes obsolete the next. Website design is no different. Recent figures have shown mobile browsing now officially eclipses desktop usage. If your website isn’t providing a satisfactory mobile experience for your audience in 2018, you’re falling behind the pack. Above everything, your website …

Cloud Cartel Top 5: Why every small business needs a website

How important is having a website to you? If you’re a small business owner you may not immediately see the value in it, or you’re too busy with your day to day operations to even consider having one. Perhaps you think you can’t afford it? The fact is, these days you can’t afford not to! …