Manchester Web Design

Creative & innovative Rochdale web design, development & digital media solutions.
Locally based Rochdale, Greater Manchester web design agency offering fully featured responsive website design service.

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Websites for the Win: Four Home Pages

The Blog

We love blogs, but we love websites, too. Small businesses, personal portfolios, non-profit organizations, government websites — bring ’em on! These four sites are each beautiful, effective, and built on

Sandyfoot Farm

Purple carrots, green grass, red tomatoes — rather than clashing, the images on Sandyfoot Farm’s site suggest abundance and health. Popular free theme Sela is the perfect backdrop for these Virginia farmers’ vibrant vegetables.

sandyfootSela‘s built-in “front page” template gives them space for a welcome note and and three areas highlighting key elements of their business like farmers’ market appearances, farm shares, and their farm blog. The theme’s default sans-serif font plays well with the Sandyfoot logo and keeps things feeling streamlined, even amidst a riot of color.

Only in the Peg

Ever thought about visiting Winnipeg, Canada? You will after seeing Only in the Peg, the adorable online showcase the city’s tourism board built using the premium Adventure theme. While the site retains a blog-style…

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The Business of Freelancing, Blogging, and Books, According to Author Jennifer Armstrong

The Blog

First, I should note: I am not related to Jennifer Armstrong. But! I have followed her writing closely over the years — first during her years at Entertainment Weekly, and more recently as the author of books like Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted (Simon & Schuster), which offered a definitive history of the classic TV series. Her blog also happens to be a must-follow on She gives glimpses into her current work (she’s doing a Seinfeld book next) and she’s refreshingly transparent about the business (and hard truths) of being a freelance writer in 2015. I spoke with her via email about the business of writing and tips for how she makes time for her own blog.

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Rochdale Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Organic Search engine Optimisation (SEO) for Rochdale based Businesses.
Locally based in Rochdale, providing organic search engine optimisation services.

Our small enthusiastic team prides itself on providing full responsive web design and SEM marking solutions from start to finish. We aim to… –

Virtual Call Answering Service

Virtual Call Answering Service & Regional Numbers
A personliased call answering service for your existing OR start-up business. Fast and friendly service coupled with a feature rich virtual call answering service. This means you can concentrate on your business and let us effectively handle… –