News & Blog

WordCamp Sheffield 2014 & WordPress London

I recently attended WordCamp Sheffield 2014, which was a full-day conference all about WordPress. Taking place on April 26th at Mappin Hall, part of Sheffield University, almost 150 designers, developers and bloggers came…

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News Round-up – May 2014

Here’s a quick round-up of what’s been happening lately… New domain names and .london The .london domain name is now available for pre-registration (e.g. yourname.london instead of yourname.co.uk), with the…

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What the EU Cookie Law means for my website?

If you use cookies on your website, your website must comply with the EU e-Privacy Directive (otherwise known as the EU cookie law!). You’ve probably seen those annoying popup boxes on lots…

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Primary Image offers the fastest web hosting in Southend, Essex!

Following our recent major web hosting upgrade, tests have shown that Primary Image currently has the fastest web hosting in Southend compared to the websites of other leading web design companies in…

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Massive cloud hosting upgrade for our customers

We’ve recently upgraded all our customers’ websites onto a new UK-based cloud hosting platform as part of a major series of improvements being introduced. It means our customers can benefit from…

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Major CMS upgrade for our customers – April 2014

Today we installed a major upgrade to the CMS (Content Management System) on each of our customers’ websites. This update has mostly been about making it easier to publish your content, with…

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How much promotional / junk mail did we receive in a month?!

We thought we’d do a little experiment to see how much promotional mail and flyers we received through the letterbox in a single month from our base in Westcliff-on-Sea, near…

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Online marketing trends in 2014 – what’s hot?!

So we’re almost a month into the New Year and the crystal balls are out to predict what’s going to be the hot online marketing trends of 2014! We’ve combined…

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UK marketing ideas & events calendar – 2014

We’ve put together this calendar of UK marketing and retail events which we’re using ourselves here at Primary Image, but we’re sharing it to give you a few ideas for…

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66 Restaurant Marketing Tips / Advice Guide

Marketing for restaurants is as competitive as ever, with many customers turning to the internet to find places to dine out, or to read other people’s experiences on review websites.…

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Designing mobile websites to load faster

We recently attended a seminar on optimising the loading speeds of mobile websites, held at the BBC’s New Broadcasting House in Portland Place. The event was organised by the London…

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WordCamp London 2013 – review

Here at Primary Image, we love WordPress and specialise in using the platform for the websites we design. So, at the end of November, we went to the inaugural WordCamp…

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Being successful in business – lessons from the Shell LiveWIRE 2013 event

Last Thursday (21st November 2013) Primary Image attended the Shell LiveWIRE 2013 event, which took place as part of Global Entrepreneurs’ Week. It was held at the top of Millbank…

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.uk domain names coming in Summer 2014

Just days after we covered the forthcoming launch of the .london domain names, it’s been announced this morning that a shorter .uk domain name is also coming to the internet in 2014.…

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London domain names (.london) coming in summer 2014

It’s been announced that the .london domain name will be launching next summer, which opens up exciting new opportunities for businesses in the capital. Already tens of thousands of businesses…

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October 2013 customer update

October updates to your website CMS It’s finally here – a better search facility!  If your website has a search box, there’s now a massive improvement to how the search…

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