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Web design animation

Top 5 Subtle and Practical Animations for your Website

July 25th, 2014
Emma Thomas
Uncategorised

Animation is a powerful web design tool, and can be used to enhance user experience if done right. Many graphic designers are wary of using motion on websites, as over-use of such methods can complicate the functionality of a site and actually detract from its effectiveness. However, as internet users increasingly seek instant gratification online, […]

SEO Exeter

5 Reasons to Choose a local, Exeter, SEO Company

July 23rd, 2014
Emma Thomas
Uncategorised

The work of a great marketing team can completely transform your business’ success rates. Exeter marketing and search engine optimisation experts have the tools and knowledge to make your website function at its best, optimise your online presence, boost rankings and draw more customers in to connect with your company. Here are 5 reasons to […]

Responsive Web Design

Why Responsive Web Design is Important

July 16th, 2014
Emma Thomas
Website Advice

Back in 2011 we released a blog article discussing the growing prominence of smartphones in the ways that internet users surf the web. Then, a study by the Pew Internet Project stated that 35% of American adults owned a smartphone; but now in 2014 this percentage has risen to over 70. It is estimated that […]

SagePay

Unveiling our New WordPress SagePay Service!

July 9th, 2014
Emma Thomas
Company News

Media Street Ltd is proud to now be an official SagePay partner, working with Europe’s leading independent payment service provider (PSP) to provide our customers with the best service available. We will be working directly with the Payment Provider from now onwards to create the highest quality products on the market through this trusted payment […]

smart watch

First Ever Android Watch now On Sale!

July 8th, 2014
Emma Thomas
Technology News

The eagerly-anticipated first ever android watch went on sale on the 25th of June, sparking much excitement in tech lovers internationally. The new Android watches were announced onstage at I/O 2014 ahead of the release date, which are powered by Google’s Android Wear operating system. The first watches to be made implementing Android are Samsung’s […]

Top Youtube Tips

Getting it on with Youtube

July 7th, 2014
Colin Harrison
Videos

There is no excuse for not having some kind of presence on the Google owned Youtube network. No matter the size or type of business you run, you can benefit from being on the second biggest search engine in the world. With over 1 billion unique monthly users what are you waiting for?!? Don’t have […]

Web hosting

Sky Axes Web Hosting Platforms in July

July 5th, 2014
Emma Thomas
Business News

Many web users are set to lose their email accounts and web hosting at the end of July as Sky subsumes the longstanding BE Broadband platform on the 31st. All email addresses ending “@bethere.co.uk” will no longer be able to send or receive messages, and any unsaved data will be lost. This news has disappointed […]

Data protection

Is Your Online Data at Risk?

July 2nd, 2014
Emma Thomas
Technology News

In the news recently there has been considerable coverage of major issues surrounding online and technological privacy in the UK and USA. Following revelations about surveillance from figures such as Edward Snowden, awareness of security concerns posed to the general public by multinational corporations and even the government have sparked controversy. There have been several […]

Google Glass

Google Glass Finally Released in the UK!

June 30th, 2014
Emma Thomas
Technology News

Google Glass is finally went on sale on the 23rd of June, and we can’t wait to see a new phase of technological innovation take to the streets of Britain. The device, priced at £1000, is being targeted at developers in this, its “open beta” prototype stage, with an age limit of 18 years old […]

Viral video marketing

Marketing Goes Viral in World Cup Fever

June 27th, 2014
Emma Thomas
Business News

Laptops placed in a blender, dancing cars, rollerblading babies – we all know what these phrases mean, and most probably what the video they refer to was advertising, too. Viral video advertising has taken on a huge impetus over the past few years, with shareable, entertaining content driving the force. And what feeds viral videos […]