The Secret to Engagement

  At Ibex we use our rule of three: Inspire, Interest and Inform. The concept of these engagement techniques are based on the science of persuasion and are considered as persuasion “shortcuts”. These shortcuts are: Reciprocity Scarcity Authority Consistency Liking Consensus Inspiring is based on liking the aesthetic imagery, for instant impact, and layout of…

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PPC skeptics: Are you one of these 6 types?

  I recently read a very interesting article about 6 types of Pay Per Click skeptics at Search Engine Land. You may be worried about trying Pay Per Click but hopefully we can help you get rid of your concerns. The popular kid Being the popular kid in town is great — until it’s not…

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Are you a guru?

Do you use LinkedIn? It’s an excellent platform to start conversations with potential customers and like minded business’s as well as advertise your skills and talents, oh and you won’t see endless videos about cute animals or epic fails as with Facebook. If you use LinkedIn, use it right. Here is a great example from an…

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Farewell desktop computers

Desktop Computers in a bin.

Yes, that certainly sounds like an exaggeration but people are using tablets and phones more and more. With this change in user habits, Intel have just announced they cutting off 12.000 staff around the globe.   This follows the downturn in demand for PC’s and means its becoming even more important that your website responds to your customers devices….

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New site for Kendal Nutricare

Ibex Creative were delighted to be commissioned by Kendal Nutricare to revamp and develop their new website. We launched the site for the British pharmaceutical research company this week. They are an innovative Cumbrian business with eyes set on significant global expansion, following a takeover that saved 88 jobs in Kendal – the gateway to the Lake District. which…

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Google AdWords Update

Last Friday, Google made some changes to Adwords listings – the search results pages on desktops will no longer show ads in the right sidebar. What does this mean for you, and in particular what does it mean when it comes to showing your all important advert campaigns? A Google spokesperson confirmed that ads will not appear…

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Our team is growing – Frontend Developer needed

If you are a skilled Frontend Web Developer and with HTML5, Javascript/jQuery, CSS, Sass, WordPress, Git, Grunt and/or Gulp experience we want to hear from you. You will be responsible for the development of WordPress site builds, building and maintaining our WordPress themes and improving UI and UX. Get in touch with a CV and examples of…

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Ibex offer more in 2016!

Are you aware of the full range of services that we offer? We are well-known as one of the top web design agencies in Cumbria  – but are you aware that we have equal expertise in other areas of design and marketing: SEO website optimisation? We can make your site a success. New brochure or…

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3 reasons to invest in a mobile friendly website

mobile friendly website

Your customers are looking for your products and services online, and more and more, they are demanding a mobile friendly website experience. In 2015, time spent on mobile devices exceeded time spent on desktop PCs, as had been predicted during the previous few years. David Sear, CEO of Weve, had the following to say on the…

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What does always-on SSL mean to your business?

SSL / TLS ensures that the connection between your device (phone, tablet, PC) and the website that you’re using is encrypted. This means that data you enter, whether it’s a simple search term or your name and address, can only be accessed by that website – not by a third party. Always-on SSL means that…

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Ibex Provide Quality Assured Internet & Website Development

Ibex are now members of The Internet & Website Development Regulatory Office. IWDRO is the Regulatory Office governing the internet based commerce of its Members. The IWDRO offers accreditation to business Members, in support of the continued growth of the sector, both in the UK and Worldwide.

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New features of WordPress 4.4

The new version of WordPress appeared in December – what does it mean for your website? Here are some of the highlights Improved handling of images for responsive mobile views This probably helps us more than it helps you, because we have always provided this functionality for you manually. Now WordPress does it for us,…

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