World’s Biggest Coffee Morning update

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October 8th, 2010

On Friday 24th September, we held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer, as part of their World’s Biggest Coffee Morning fundraising campaign.  We would like to say a BIG thank you to everyone who helped us raise the wonderful total of £300 for the cause.

rsz_img Special thanks go to:

* Nespresso for providing cups and sugar sachets

* Olga Lacigova and Susie Ruston for baking cakes

* The local Macmillan Fundraising team in Hammersmith

And of course, everyone who took the time to join us and raise money for such a worthy cause.


September 16th, 2010

We are getting closer to our coffee morning in support of Macmillan Cancer’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.  Taking place on Friday 24th September, you can now see full details here:  Notting Hill Web Design Coffee Morning.Biggest Coffee Morning

Please try to pop-in, even for a few minutes.  It is such a worthy cause plus we will have lots of tempting refreshments on offer.

See you there!

July 8th, 2010

We are in full swing to organizing our coffee morning in support of Macmillan Cancer’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.  Taking place on Friday 24th September, you can now see full details here:  Notting Hill Web Design Coffee Morning.

MacmillanWe do hope to see you there, so put the date in your diary!  Let’s try and raise even more money than we did last year.

June 17th, 2010

You may have heard of Macmillan Cancer Support’s magnificent annual fundraising campaign called the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.  People are encouraged to hold coffee mornings at work, school, in their own homes, etc., to raise money for the Charity.  Last year 43,000 people registered their coffee mornings and a total of £7.9million was raised.

We held our coffee morning in the communal area of our office building, inviting not only everyone that worked in the building but also members of the public, via the Macmillan website.  Everyone enjoyed a good chat, delicious pastries, freshly brewed coffee (our MD makes an excellent Macchiato), a choice of teas (including fruit and herbal) plus fresh juices.  It was fun but we want to do even better this year in the money-raising stakes.

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This year’s national event will be held on Friday 24th September and we want to get the word out as soon as possible.

We will keep you updated and will provide a form for you to register your interest in attending. However, for now, please put the date in your diary!

December 31st, 2009

Case: Shiraz Software delivers state of the art printing solutions on all major platforms for all related large format printing markets with very strong after sales support.  As they did not previously have an independent website, instead they shared web space with another company, they were not in a position to capitalize on potential opportunities for web promotion.  They wanted their own website to showcase their product range.

Solution:  shiraz-softwareWe created a professional site that allowed Shiraz to promote each of their products.  The site is clean and easily navigable.  We have provided the facility to view video demonstrations of products when they are completed and view resource materials for each product in pdf format.

Results: Shiraz Software now has a professional site that enables them to compete on a global level with other major large format printing companies.

Shiraz deliver state of the art printing solutions on all major platforms for all related large format printing markets with very strong after sales support.  As they did not previously have an independent website, instead they shared webspace with another company, they were not in a position to capitalise on potential opportunities from web promotion.  They wanted their own website to showcase their product range.
Solution
We created a professional site that allowed Shiraz to promote each of their products.  The site is clean and easily navigable.  It includes product demos (or at least the ability to as actual video’s have not been provided yet) and full resource materials for each product.
Results
Shiraz now have a professional site that enables them to compete on a global level with other major large format printing companies.
December 8th, 2009

Case: Denbigh Under Fives is a small pre-school near Ladbroke Grove in London located in a mews off a quiet side street. The pre-school wanted a web presence to promote themselves as they felt that many people were not aware of their existence and due to their physical location, there was not much opportunity to be noticed by passing traffic.

They did not have a web presence and had spent a lot of time with a web designer to create a website. However, time constraints of the designer meant the project was at a standstill.

Solution: We were approached by Denbigh who asked if we could complete the website. Denbigh already had a design concept they liked so the core design was recreated by us. We added an online registration form for new students, downloadable information guides for parents and a blog so the pre-school had a place to promote and showcase events.

Results: denbigThe pre-school now has an online presence so can compete with other local pre-schools for internet traffic. They have an information source to direct potential students to and several online registration forms have been completed which is the testament to the success of the site already.

December 8th, 2009

Case: Kensington Physio is an established physiotherapy practice located off Kensington High Street in London which has been in business for nearly 20 years. They had a website but it had become outdated both in its style and the information it contained. Kensington Physio was constantly evolving, including the addition of the second practice off Kings Road in Chelsea and a third in the pipeline, but their website was not keeping up. Adding to their difficulties, the domain name, web hosting, and website design were handled by three different companies which made getting things updated much more complex.

Solution: We firstly consolidated the management of the domain, web hosting, website design and maintenance which meant that Kensington Physio only had to place one call to us if any problems occurred.

We created a bespoke Content Management System (CMS) website for them with a blog. If any changes were needed to their site they were now able to make them themselves. This gave them complete flexibility to manage all content on their website which was ideal considering the ongoing changes within their business.

Results: http://www.kensingtonphysio.co.ukKensington Physio now has an up to date website with a wealth of information on their practices and the industry in general. As information changes, they can update the website instantaneously so they have full control of their site. Through the blog, they can also engage customers with additional updates to their business practice.

October 22nd, 2009
Case: The Reel Poster Gallery is situated in west London and renowned for its collection of vintage original movie posters as well as related books. Trading for over 17 years, the company was certainly well established and successful but its online presence was poor. The Gallery had obtained many rare items that would be of interest to a number of international niche markets but did not have a way of reaching those people. Four different companies managed various aspects of the website from domain management to website design and development. The Reel Poster Gallery found it difficult to manage the website effectively having to communicate with so many suppliers.
Solution: We offered a comprehensive programme that included enhancing the capability and ease of use of the existing site; using the same design and brief to develop six further sites to promote individual collections; rigorous optimisation to ensure heavy presence in the search engine rankings; taking over the complete management of all aspects of their online business.
Results: ReelPoster.com now has excellent presence in the search engine rankings for keywords such as ‘original movie posters’ and ‘vintage movie posters’, consistently achieving high positions on the front page of Google and other search engines. The online business is greatly enhancing The Reel Poster Gallery, reaching a large number of international buyers and sellers, allowing The Reel Poster Gallery to tap in to more niche markets. The co-owners, Tony Nourmand and Bruce Marchant, are free to continue their search for original items whilst Notting Hill Web Design manages all aspects of their online business from web hosting to optimisation, website management to Internet marketing.

Case: The Reel Poster Gallery is situated in west London and renowned for its collection of vintage original movie posters as well as related books. Trading for over 17 years, the company was certainly well established and successful but its online presence was poor. The Gallery had obtained many rare items that would be of interest to a number of international niche markets but did not have a way of reaching those people. Four different companies managed various aspects of the website from domain management to website design and development. The Reel Poster Gallery found it difficult to manage the website effectively having to communicate with so many suppliers.

Solution: We offered a comprehensive programme that included enhancing the capability and ease of use of the existing site; using the same design and brief to develop six further sites to promote individual collections; rigorous optimisation to ensure heavy presence in the search engine rankings; taking over the complete management of all aspects of their online business.

reelposter.com

Results: ReelPoster.com now has excellent presence in the search engine rankings for keywords such as ‘original movie posters’ and ‘vintage movie posters’, consistently achieving high positions on the front page of Google and other search engines. The online business is greatly enhancing The Reel Poster Gallery, reaching a large number of international buyers and sellers, allowing The Reel Poster Gallery to tap into more niche markets. The co-owners, Tony Nourmand and Bruce Marchant, are free to continue their search for original items whilst Notting Hill Web Design manage all aspects of their online business from web hosting to optimization, website management to Internet marketing.

October 21st, 2009
Case: The Back Shop is a well established retail outlet selling orthopaedic furniture, trading for over 20 years, with a showroom in central London. It had an online presence but the website was not generating enough interest nor had it been updated and therefore did not truly represent the company’s products or services. The domain name, web hosting and website design were handled by three different companies. Therefore, when a problem arose it was difficult for The Back Shop to identify the source and rectify it quickly.
Solution: We firstly consolidated the management of the domain, web hosting, website design and maintenance. This meant that The Back Shop only had to place one call if any problems occurred or if amendments were needed. We then provided an eye-catching design displaying their vast range of products giving the visitor the ability to buy direct from the website. We also embarked on a comprehensive search engine optimisation programme to boost the visibility of the website as well as providing a full webmaster service to ensure all products were continually updated.
Results: TheBackShop.co.uk has grown beyond their expectations. It is ranked highly on search engines such as Google for keywords such as ‘Back Care Solutions’. They are also ranked in the top three for nearly all of their products. As a result, the number of visitors to the site has steadily increased. The Back Shop now receives a good proportion of its business from online enquiries.

Case: The Back Shop is a well established retail outlet selling orthopedic furniture, trading for over 20 years, with a showroom in central London. It had an online presence but the website was not generating enough interest nor had it been updated and therefore did not truly represent the company’s products or services. The domain name, web hosting and website design were handled by three different companies. Therefore, when a problem arose it was difficult for The Back Shop to identify the source and rectify it quickly.

web-backshop Solution: We firstly consolidated the management of the domain, web hosting, website design, and maintenance. This meant that The Back Shop only had to place one call if any problems occurred or if amendments were needed. We then provided an eye-catching design displaying their vast range of products giving the visitor the ability to buy directly from the website. We also embarked on a comprehensive search engine optimization programme to boost the visibility of the website as well as providing a full webmaster service to ensure all products were continually updated.

Results: TheBackShop.co.uk has grown beyond their expectations. It is ranked highly on search engines such as Google for keywords such as ‘Back Care Solutions’. They are also ranked in the top three for nearly all of their products. As a result, the number of visitors to the site has steadily increased. The Back Shop now receives a good proportion of its business from online inquiries.

October 16th, 2009

We were approached by Blanka – who impressed us so much, we employed her! – and asked how she could showcase her photography and art. Our solution was a simple, yet professional website that displayed her images in an attractive and uncomplicated way.  The result was InfinityImages.co.uk.

Case:  Blanka Sadilkova had amassed numerous of images and needed an online presence to showcase her work. 

Solution:  As a local person, struggling to start-up her photography service, we provided a free website.  The website needed to be artistic yet simple enough for the images to be viewed on their own merit.

infinityimages.co.uk

Results:  InfinityImages.co.uk is now providing Blanka with an online presence allowing her to promote the photography service – which has grown so much we expanded the website to accommodate various galleries.