Web Design


“Websites promote you 24/7: No employee will do that.” ― Paul Cookson

Simple Brochure Sites


Why do you need a website? Because your competitors have one and that’s who your potential clients will be looking at instead of you! A brochure website explains your business, the products and services that you provide and is the perfect way to encourage visitors to pick up the phone or fill in an enquiry form. Our Express packages are perfect for businesses that need something simple, or have limited budgets. Our Custom approach is best if you need something a little more complex with interesting functionality. We can create a website that ensures you are represented in the best possible way online. If you already have a website but it needs updating, we can help with that too.

Content, Not Design Led


Too often creative agencies will impose their vision of design on your website, without understanding your business messaging. We take the time to understand your business and the market you operate in. We research your competitors and what they are doing online. We establish who your customers are and what they are looking for and the tone of messaging that will resonate with them. All before we even open Photoshop! We then wireframe the site, which gives you an appreciation of how the site will be structured, before we complete design concepts and a full design suite. Coding, testing and launch then follow, but only after a methodical process is undertaken to make sure you get the very best return on your investment.

Technology To Suit Your Needs


As PHP developers we bring a whole range of benefits to our clients, making projects future-proof and cost effective. We usually use Wordpress and Concrete5 as Content Management Systems, with Magento and Prestashop for our e-commerce sites. We have also completed projects using Joomla and Drupal, so whatever your business needs, we can deliver it. We will always use the technologies and frameworks best suited to your project.

Bespoke Design


For our Square Daisy Custom builds our in-house design team ensure that they capture the personality of your business in the design phase, while keeping to your brand guidelines. Having wireframe, design functions and technical development in-house is so important because all three need to constantly communicate to create the perfect website. As part of our process we create design concepts for you to consider to ensure we’re on the right lines, whilst advising you on what works best. When you are happy, we deliver a full suite of designs that are then transformed into a working site. If you have a more restrictive budget, or need something quicker, our Express packages can include some bespoke design elements such as banner creation and icon development.

Responsive Design


Websites have to adapt when being viewed on mobile devices. All of our website projects are delivered using Responsive Web Design, or RWD, which allows the webpage to adapt to the size of the screen it is being viewed on. For those not familiar with the principles of RWD, we put together a short explainer video to help our clients get a better understanding, which you can view here.

  Training and Support


You may already have a website and be familiar with the Content Management System (CMS), or this could be your first interaction with such a system. Whatever your level of expertise, we will provide training so you get the best out of your new website. We create CMS User Guides as standard so you have something to refer to whenever you want to make any updates. We also offer a comprehensive training programme with your team, either on site, or in our offices in Redhill. If you’re unsure about any functionality at any point, you can always pick up the phone and speak to one of our team who will be more than happy to help. Alternatively you can hand over all of the ongoing content and maintenance to us as part of our Square Daisy Visibility product. 

Optimised For Results


Whether you choose a Custom or Express build, we make sure everything is in place for your website to perform well with Google search. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a complicated business and a comprehensive service can be delivered via our Square Daisy Visibility product. We always deliver standard on-page SEO that will give your site the foundations upon which to build. Whether this is advising on body content and integrating keywords, appealing H1 tags, 301 redirects, optimising page speed, fixing errors or indexing the site, we have the expertise to move your site up the ranking positions.

Our Process


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Brief

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Plan

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Wireframe

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Design

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Development

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Testing

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Launch

Brief

Every project starts with a comprehensive conversation to help us understand your business and the market you operate within. We discuss your competitors and most importantly, your desired outcomes. This allows us to create a bespoke solution that has the best chance of success, all within your budget.

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Plan

Once we understand what you do, and who you are trying to engage with, we create an action plan. We like to confirm a timeline upfront so that all parties know what is required and when it will be delivered. This ensures the project stays on course to launch on the agreed date. 

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Wireframe

The process of design can be very time consuming, therefore we need to ensure the structure is right before we apply the graphical detail. To achieve this we create a wireframe, which is the same as an architects plan before a house is built. It is better to change a wireframe than make wholesale changes to designs, making the project as efficient as possible. 

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Design

With our Square Daisy Custom websites, we put together a design concept and send over a couple of pages to ensure you are happy with everything. Once we’ve received your feedback we produce designs for every section of the site. We always seek approval prior to the development phase. 

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Development

Once designs have been signed off we begin to develop the site, sending over a link to a staging area so you can view progress. When we have completed the development there is an opportunity to offer feedback for one set of revisions.

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Testing

We go through a rigorous process of testing the site across a multitude of scenarios. This includes testing on the main browsers, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer 10 and above. In addition to this we test how it responds to various screen sizes using a simulator. We also test using Google Webmaster Tools to find and fix any faults that will have an adverse effect on SEO (Search Engine Optimisation). All websites are delivered indexed with Google. 

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Launch

Once all the tests are complete and you are satisfied, we push the site live. We ensure you are comfortable with the way that the Content Management System works by delivering any training and sending over the User Guide. Once your URL has been re-pointed, the site is live and you become a happy client with a smoking new website.

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  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    UK Agricultural Finance

    Brief UK Agricultural Finance is a new start up in the financial services sector, providing loans to businesses in the agricultural sector across a host of areas.  The company had been operating with a website that had been built in-house, however there was a clear need to have a site that projected far more credibility and kudos given the level at which they were operating.  This was even more critical given the [...]

  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    Guildford Fringe – Website

    Brief Guildford Fringe is a arts and theatre company based in Guildford, Surrey, with a reach across the county.  The company delivers a month long fringe festival in July, comedy nights in several towns and cities and high production value panto's.  The company is growing exponentially and needed a website which made it easier for the growing legions of fans to find shows and events and book them easily. Hurdles The company produces [...]

  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    Clear ERP – Website

    Brief Clear ERP is a successful and fast growing business focused on helping their clients move core business processes to the cloud, specifically in the form of the NetSuite portfolio of applications. As part of their new marketing campaign Clear ERP needed some support in creating a website which delivered a highly professional experience to learn about the product and how Clear ERP added value to purchasing the system. Hurdles The product that the website [...]

  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    Property Developers Alliance – Website

    Brief The Property Development Alliance is a new membership organisation that has been created to assist those already involved in, or thinking about getting into property development.  The organisation is founded by several individuals who are all experts in property development and its constituent areas, such as planning, project management, tax and procurement. Hurdles The organisation required a website which was able to engage visitors with a professional look and feel and easy [...]

  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    The Mandolay Hotel – Website

    The Mandolay Hotel is a four star boutique hotel based in the centre of Guildford, a bustling commuter belt town. The hotel needed a new website and were drawn to working alongside Square Daisy because of our vision for what the site needed to achieve and our ability to deliver video production with our in-house expertise and resource. The product is very visual and so a compelling and aspirational video [...]

  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    London Corporate Media – Website

    Brief London Corporate Media is run by a talented video producer who delivers professional video content across a range of portfolio options, such as corporate, events, case study and explainer videos.  The business also works with clients to optimise video content through a youTube consultancy.  They needed a website that improved the design and packaged the content in a more sensible and easy way for users to navigate. Hurdles The company has so [...]

  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    Element Twenty – Website

    Context Element Twenty is a new software platform that is in production and is aimed at helping those who wish to become self employed to find useful, impartial information upon which to make good decisions. Because the site will ultimately be connected to the platform there was a need to put together a website that was flexible to change and adapt when required, but house all of the key information to [...]

  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    LimbPower – Website

    LimbPower is a national charity providing exercise, sport and art opportunities for those who have suffered limb loss. The charity has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people accessing the content and resources that they have alongside the number of people afflicted with limb loss, and therefore they needed a better way to communicate digitally. The project was funded by Sport England and ran over a series of [...]

  • Some of Our Latest Development Work

    nTrust Systems – Website

    nTrust Systems is a small IT support company helping businesses of one person right up to retained clients of 150 people. Their existing website was a relic of the mid 2000s and very representative of ‘an IT company’. They needed some support not only in creating a design that made them look like the dynamic company that they are but also the language used to engage potential visitors. When most [...]

Ian Blyth, Marketing & Guest Relations Manager, Mandolay Hotel

Ours was not a straightforward website to develop, and we knew by reputation that Square Daisy excelled at design and corporate video production, but we were amazed at how quickly they appeared to become well-informed about our business.  The single highest compliment that I can pay to the team is that they were never afraid to say no to us, they simply offered clear, compelling advice that saved us time and money.

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