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Get your website redevelopment back on track

Over the past year or two, more and more, we have had new clients come to us to redevelop their website having had a bad experience with other website developers. Bad advice, bad design, bad customer service and bad application of technology are just some of the reasons sited for seeking us out to help. Often as not, the need to get the website redevelopment back on track is combined with a tight deadline that must be met. When faced with this for the first time, being honest, we were more than a little nervous about how we might tidy up someone else’s mess. Now, many months and many websites down the line, we have a clear process that is applied for all of these types of web jobs. It helps that the web development team at Clarity Creation have, between them, delivered in excess of 200 websites and also that, on a number of occasions, we have never actually met our clients face to face but, instead, delivered them a website based upon email and telephone communication (particularly the case with many of our London clients). The fact is, that most websites are very much alike in terms of site sections, navigation and features and it is largely the design that differentiates one client from another. Having said this, part of the problem is that a lot of web developers make the process more complex than it has to be and they try to justify their over inflated project management fee by asking irrelevant questions or undertaking pointless activity. Many fail by forgetting that, ultimately, they are their to serve the needs of the client and the best interests of their client’s target audience rather than proving their own intelligence. So, there you have it, if you want to work with straightforward, honest and skilled web developers who really want your website to succeed then give us a call on 0151 293 0505.

Nominet announces shortened .uk web domain

Source: The Drum The .uk web domain will be available to use from the summer of 2014 in addition to .co.uk, Nominet has announced. The move follows the allocation of the .London domain, announced by ICANN last week, and is part of a greater move to open up 1,400 new web domains in addition to the 22 currently in use. The changes have been described as the “biggest change to the internet since its inception”. Nominet said that existing .uk customers will be offered the shorter domain and his a five-year reservation period whether or not to take it, while in instanced where there is competition for a .uk domain between website.co.uk and website.org.uk, the .co.uk registrant will be given first refusal. Nominet CEO Lesley Cowley said: “The .uk namespace is one of the most popular and trusted available and we’re committed to ensuring it stays up-to-date and relevant. “We’re excited to offer the option of a shorter, snappier domain name that we believe will appeal to both our existing customers and the business and bloggers of tomorrow.” The existing .co.uk, .org.uk, .net.uk and other domains will remain available, and Nominet said it hoped to have an official launch date for the .uk domain in February next year. Ahead of the new domain launches next year, brands and marketers are considering how they will approach any opportunities.