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Writing for the web

Writing for the web is different to writing for a brochure or other printed document. When you engage Blue Platypus for your web copywriting, you can expect professionally written copy that is a little different to copy for printed material. Of course we encourage you to supply us with some

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Home Page Real Estate

Web design is different to design for print. Some parts of your website are more visible than others. Here are some things to keep in mind when you are looking at your design templates or prototype website: The whole home page is prime real estate. This is because some users

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Where in the world are your customers?

The world wide web knows where we wander. Well those of us that “check-in” that is. Geography is suddenly cool. And it makes sense because we often use the web to find things – think search engines. Once we have found what we are looking for, in many cases we

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Great photos equals a great looking website

As the web matures, the emphasis on photos and imagery is becoming more and more important. This should come as no surprise – the swing towards visual imagery is directly related to improvements in Broadband technology. Whereas once, in the days of dial-up connections, we used to loathe pictures that

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Briefing your web design company

When you are engaging a website design and development company, you are investing a lot of faith and money. So it is of vital importance that you take the time to brief them well. Good website design depends on it. At Blue Platypus we recommend a written website design brief,

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