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Getting results by using the right website design process

By |2018-04-04T15:11:23+00:00May 20th, 2011|Zoo Design News|

When assessing a companies website there are a number of things you need to understand before you can even think about the design.

 

Site goals

The most important question is what would be counted as a success for the website and therefore the goals. Unless you thoroughly understand this part, the efforts you put into design and build could end up being wasted. The normal goals for a website are:
  • Raise awareness for the company (eg. SEO rankings, blogs, social networking)
  • Increase sales
  • Bring in new business
  • Promote a product or event
... the bottom line is usually make more money for the client

E-commerce

By |2018-04-04T15:11:37+00:00November 17th, 2010|Zoo Design News|

Electronic commerce, commonly known as e-commerce or eCommerce, consists of the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks. The amount of trade conducted electronically has grown extraordinarily with widespread Internet usage. The use of commerce is conducted in this way, spurring and drawing on innovations in electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Modern electronic commerce typically uses the World Wide Web at least at some point in the transaction's lifecycle, although it can encompass a wider range of technologies such as e-mail, mobile devices and telephones as well.

Why call the company Zoo Design

By |2018-04-04T15:11:46+00:00October 13th, 2010|Zoo Design News|

Why Zoo Design? For a number of reasons that fell into place, the name just grew on me. Ten  years' ago when I decided to set up the company I needed a name. This is always a very personal thing [...]

Choosing a company name

By |2018-04-04T15:11:52+00:00October 10th, 2010|Zoo Design News|

When choosing your company name there are many things to consider. If you make the wrong choice at this stage it could have a detrimental effect on you business. Below we have highlighted what we see as the key factors [...]

Choosing the right design agency

By |2018-04-04T15:11:58+00:00October 2nd, 2010|Zoo Design News|

Tips for choosing the right design firm If ever there were an overly competitive industry with little to no regulation, it would be the commercial design industry. Any child with a computer and some basic software can market themselves as [...]

Zoo Designs top 10 iPhone apps

By |2018-04-04T15:12:05+00:00August 11th, 2010|Zoo Design News|

With the increase in 'Smart Phones' they are now becoming a useful tool for everyday use. I have compiled a list that shows the applications I use on the iPhone. Being a web developer I always have an interest in [...]

What is Web 2.0

By |2018-04-04T15:12:12+00:00April 3rd, 2010|Zoo Design News|

The internet is a vital tool for any modern business. Customers today search online for everything from their local plumber to a global brand. New technology and faster connection speeds mean more customers and businesses are connected than ever before.

What is Augmented Reality?

By |2018-04-04T15:12:17+00:00March 27th, 2010|Zoo Design News|

Augmented Reality is becoming one of the most common buzz words in the new media arena and is likely to become more common over the next few years. The idea behind augmented reality (AR) is quite simple, with the main idea behind it is the overlaying of computer generated graphics with the real world, to appear to occupy the same space as you.