Matt Cutts: Should I use underscores or hyphens in URLs?

23 August 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

Matt Cutts is head of the web spam team at Google - most notably though, he is seen as the "face" of google when it comes to communicating the direction that Google's search algorithm is taking.

Six Simple Website Checks For Business Owners

23 August 2011

Top Tips

Simple tests that any one can do which show whether your site is search engine friendly or needs help

How to Make the Most Out of Content

19 August 2011

Top Tips

What do you get once you’ve had a website designed and the content has been written, what’s the next step. Do you just leave the website there; rest on your laurels because you’re happy with what you’ve got. Being a copywriter it’s my job to create content for clients and to ensure that FDC’s content is always up to date. I understand that it’s difficult to manage your own site whilst you are looking after your clients but there are a few simple things you can do.

SEO is Just As Important As Design

12 August 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

Why do people spend fortunes on a website and then don’t market it. The internet is becoming a graveyard for websites and companies alike.

Content Is King and SEO Is Queen

10 August 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

When you sit at your computer and tap a search query into Google the search engine’s primary job is to return you with a list of results that match what you’re looking for.

FDC'S Passion For Interesting Projects

10 August 2011

Business

FDC has taken on one of their most interesting clients yet. Purple Passion is a breeder, importer and seller of investor only Morph Ball Pythons. They approached FDC because they wanted a fresh website designing and implementing.

Who is Matt Cutts

5 August 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

This helpful and interesting man could be the difference between success and failure online.

Who Understands Google Places

4 August 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

Search results pages have come a long way in the last decade. Far more than a list of websites, many searches now provide results from other sources, most often of which is Google Places.

SEO: How to Optimize Your Domain Name

4 August 2011

SEO Search Engine Optimisation

It’s easy to choose a domain name; it’s just a case of picking one that suits you, but is becoming a more important process. If you want your website to become a revenue.

Social Media Does it Again

2 August 2011

Social Media

On Saturday 23rd July 2011 people across the globe were left shocked from the news that was sweeping the world. First the atrocities in Norway and then the untimely death of Amy Winehouse. What did social media offer?

A New Tablet on the Scene

2 August 2011

Miscellaneous

As time has gone by since the launch of the first iPad other companies have been playing catch up. Now, it’s the release of RIM’s answer to the tablet; the BlackBerry Playbook.

Introducing...

21 July 2011

Miscellaneous

It’s about time we got this sorted. People are forever preaching about how to do things properly, and social media is no exception. Too many people do not follow their guidelines that they seem to shout about.

Party Treasures

20 July 2011

Business

Change is always good, and it’s nice when a client comes to us with an interesting proposition; something a little off the wall.

New Project: Travel Portal

14 July 2011

Business

Is anyone going on holiday this year or have you already been away? If that’s a yes then quite a lot of you would have booked it online. Which to our team is interesting.

An FDC Health Check

12 July 2011

Business

The FDC team provide many services, and in effect they all aim to seek out things that are wrong with your current site or proposition whilst working out a successful way to remedy them.

The Difficult Life of a Freelancer

12 July 2011

Miscellaneous

Most people in the creative industry have an idea that one day they will be their own boss either owning their own agency or working freelance.

Here at FDC We're Steaming Along

28 June 2011

Business

The famous railway station in Cambridgeshire has been the home of Thomas the Tank Engine since 1972 as well as having a wealth of other attractions.

What's featuring in Islington Company's new site?

24 June 2011

Business

One thing which I am beginning to approach at FDC is showing potential and existing clients what else we can offer. There are lots of design agencies around but why are we unique?

Why Some Clients Succeed

21 June 2011

Marketing

If you're wondering what's important to take note of if you're a company who is looking into what FDC can offer then this article is meant to help you understand what we can do; by explaining what we have done.

How to Make a Successful Viral Marketing Campaign

21 June 2011

Marketing

When you think of online marketing you think of viral success. This is because a viral marketing campaign can work do wonders for a brand's reputation whilst also driving an increased flow of traffic to your website.

Emails are now being sent to America

16 June 2011

Business

Everyone in business knows the importance of effective email marketing.

Cereals Event 2011 Underway

15 June 2011

Business

Our graphic designer Nick Prince has been a phantom in the office this week. After months of planning and designing Nick is in south Lincolnshire at the Cereals Event 2011 with our client British Sugar.

What Key Ingredients You Need For Online Success

15 June 2011

Marketing

People continually ask our team at FDC about what we do that is so special, how do we make a difference to companies who come to us for help. The answer's simple we use the foundations of FDC as an example and show clients what they can achieve when they start from scratch remembering not to leave anything out.

The Wii Number Two

15 June 2011

Miscellaneous

It's plain and simple that video games are a huge part of our lives. The video game industry is huge and we are constantly seeing advancements in already mind blowing technology.

Obama's First State Visit to England

25 May 2011

Miscellaneous

"For the grandson of a Kenyan who served as a cook in the British Army to stand before you as President of the United States"