Experience Design

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Two key principles to encourage trust online and increase conversion

3 November 2009 | Sarah Graveling

It’s likely that the first impression many new customers will have of businesses will be gathered from their website. Users will make an instant decision about the site the second they arrive, then spend the […]

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A question of Flash

27 October 2009 | Alex Christie

Adobe Flash (formally Macromedia Flash) first hit our screens in 1996 quickly reaching the cutting edge of web design technology. From banners to full GUI design solutions, Flash offers designers and developer’s powerful animation, audio/video […]

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Making content more readable, persuasive and efficient

9 October 2009 | Sarah Graveling

Most agencies will tell you that content is king and good for search rankings. But will they also tell you how this content can aid users trust in your brand and increase conversion? Is it […]

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Web design trends 2009

5 October 2009 | Alex Christie

I have written a previous post on common web design trends last year, as it is important to keep in touch with what is happening in the web design industry – to remain cutting edge […]

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How to get 400 million backlinks in only 3 years

9 September 2009 | Alex Christie

If you are on the Internet these days, you will have seen the now famous social bookmarking icons, they weren’t so famous 3 years ago when AddThis started. If you have seen the buttons below, […]

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No Joke, Video’s Coming to Print!

20 August 2009 | Milly Diaz

Abso-freaking-mazing! American TV broadcaster CBS has found a way to cut through the noise of our modern “message” saturated world. With the help of ad partner, Pepsi, they’re advertising their fall TV show line up […]

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HTML 5: Its impact on the future of web design and development

8 July 2009 | Alex Christie

The fundamental core of web design is due to be shaken up, when HTML 5.0 and Xhtml 2.0 are released. It’s a very interesting time for web designers, especially when two of the fundamental tools […]

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Scoping Tamar Design and Build Projects

2 July 2009 | Alex Christie

Although the majority of our business at Tamar is natural search conversion, we are often commissioned to redesign our client’s web and micro sites. In many cases the sites we are asked to redesign have […]

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Fancy a game of pairs?

30 June 2009 | Sarah Graveling

More Tamar business cards arrived in this office this week! Tamar’s culture has always been centered around the talent and enthusiasm of the team. We’re a bright bunch, so we wanted this to be visible […]

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Time-sensitive content

5 June 2009 | Alex Christie

Did you know that users can force Google to only display results that have been updated or added? The fact that users can switch their results to display time-sensitive content means that if your site […]