Blackbox Blog

  • Why Google likes mobile-friendly sites

    The benefits of designing for mobile The holy grail for many business website owners is to rank well in Google for their key search terms – that is, show up at the top of the Google search results when someone searches for your target business. The reality, of course, is... Read more →

    Using images in web design

    They paint a thousand words, yeah yeah, we know. Well, I guess it is true. Using images on a website can make all the difference. From an overall look-and-feel perspective (all part of the user experience, or ‘UX’), imagery can transform a page, one way or the other. But that’s... Read more →

    Why keywords matter to business websites

    If you’ve ever had a business website, the concept of ‘keywords’ probably means something to you. You might recall that they’ve got something to do with search engines. You’ll probably also remember that they’re important when it comes to determining how well your website shows up in Google’s search results.... Read more →

    SEO built in

    Search Engine Optimisation, or SEO, is a key part of making your new website a success. It’s a process that allows search engines like Google to understand what your site’s all about, and thereby give you the best chance of being listed prominently in search results. And that, after all,... Read more →

    Analytics to understand your website traffic

    Making your website work for you is an ongoing process – and using Analytics tools is a key way of helping you to understand what your website visitors find useful, and what could be improved. All of the website packages at Blackbox Web Design give you access to valuable analytics... Read more →