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The future of the Corporate Website: irrelevance, evolution or extinction?

Anyone who regularly reads this blog will know that I’ve spent some time contemplating the corporate website: what defines it, and what makes a good one. And, in common with a number of other...

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Web Browsers Revisited

As a designer, some days there just aren’t words for how much I hate Internet Explorer 6. It is the least standards-compliant browser still massively in use; which is a nice way of saying that it...

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Freshleaf welcomes new staff!

This week things are are busier at Freshleaf than they’ve ever been, thanks to the arrival of three (count ’em: three!) new staff members.

We can now proudly boast extra php development power,...

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Aviary – another feather in your design cap?

Aviary – another feather in your design cap?

An “early-bird” invite for the intriguing looking Aviary suite plopped into my particular corner of the Freshleaf inbox today. I’ve been following the development of this collection of Flash-based...

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We’re working with the expert!

We’re working with the expert!

Here at Freshleaf we specialise in building websites for high-tech industries, which is one of the reasons we’re so pleased to be working with semiconductor industry expert Malcolm Penn. Malcolm...

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Should we all have Corporate Blogs?

Here at Freshleaf, as you may have noticed, we have a company blog. We update it regularly with our thoughts and experiences around our key business, corporate website design. We also often...

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Does Google prefer hyphens or underscores?

Senior Google guy Matt Cutts has recently confirmed that it is still preferable to use a hyphen instead of an underscore when naming files or web pages. Google will read a URL such as...

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Corporate website design experiment: how to use a blog to increase your ranking in the search engines.

Everybody knows that a better result in the search engines = more traffic = more sales, right? So here’s an experiment to see just how easy (or difficult) it is to claw your way up the search...

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Why mega-pixels don’t always mean mega-pictures…

Over the past couple of years we’ve seen an increasing number of clients nipping out with the office digital camera when asked to provide a photo of a product or team member for their website or...

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On wide monitors, liquid layouts and line lengths…

Read any decent article on CSS layout nowadays and you’ll inevitably see mention of “liquid” layouts, where the page contents scale to fill the available browser space. They’ve become something of...

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