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WHAT PUTS POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS OFF YOUR WEBSITE?
When a user arrives on your website, what you want to avoid is the user then leaving the site. So, what can you do to keep your potential customers engaged for longer? Various factors will influence a user's involvement and their willingness to view the...
10 REASONS WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE A WEBSITE
The average time people spend on the Internet is about 6 hours a day browsing websites and social media. So, can you afford not to have a website when running a business? Below are reasons why your company should have its own website...
WORK EFFECTIVELY FROM HOME
With the coronavirus pandemic, many companies including Made In Scotland, have made the decision to begin working remotely. Many companies have been working from home for a long time, but for the large majority of us, this has become a...
HOW TO PREPARE A PRODUCT TO SELL ONLINE
When we buy or sell online, the decision we make on choosing a product can depend largely on the presentation of the product, from the photo to its description. The title is the first thing the customer will see and can then make a decision on...
5 MISTAKES WHEN CREATING A WEBSITE
A website is one of your company's most important assets. When a user lands on your site, it’s usually the first interaction they have with your brand and first impressions are key. It is important...
CORONAVIRUS – AN INDUSTRY PANDEMIC
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a pandemic in connection with the COVID-19 virus. The coronavirus has reached over 100 countries around the world and has infected over 170,000 people...
COMMUNICATING WITH CUSTOMERS IN YOUR NETWORK
The modern customer has no time to wait, everything must happen here and now. Their high expectations are usually accompanied by a lack of patience. These requirements translate into the online and virtual world...
The Rise of Social Media Marketing
Nowadays companies have learned that the social media is the best way to market their products or services so many large companies now have their own accounts.
EKOS – Economic and Social Research Website Launch
We are excited to announce the launch of the new EKOS website. EKOS specialises in providing independent and evidence-based research services for economic and social development. Our objective was to design & develop a new website that would reflect EKOS’s level of professionalism and showcase their unique economic research and social development services.
HOW TO CREATE YOUR COMPANY LOGO
A company logo is almost as important as its name. In fact, both are integral to one another. So how do you create the perfect logo? What should you look for when selecting it? And who should commission the creation?...
Highlander Security Shredding website re-design
Having previously developed websites for Highlander International Recycling and Highlander Security Shredding, we approached the Highlander Clan with a new re-design concept of their current shredding website to make it more accessible, user-friendly, visually appealing & capable of ranking higher on Google search results.
Combining colours and web design
The art of combining colours is a field that is useful not only in the work of a web designer, graphic artist or photographer but also in everyday life – when arranging home interior design or choosing what to wear in...
Refreshing Your Website
Once a website has been created, it can remain in this state until the end of time. However, as design trends are constantly changing, the differences between a modern site and one which is a few years old become...
KUDOS – Website Launch
KUDOS needed a way to showcase their specialist facilities management services online to promote the launch of a new partnership between ECG Facility Services and Fulcrum Infrastructure Group Limited.
HOW TO START SELLING ONLINE
Thinking of starting an online store? E-commerce is developing at a cosmic pace, and getting set up with an online store today is something we make simple and quick for you. While the technical launch of an online store has become...
RESPONSIVE WEBSITE – A STANDARD IN WEB DESIGN
What makes your website stand out? Graphics? Design? Content? Interactivity? It could be argued all, but none of these components will be consistent if the website is not responsive. More than 50% of users browse websites on...
Web Design trends for 2020
Traditionally, we have entered the New Year with a forecast of the trends that will be the most important throughout the year. The latest trends in the design and implementation of websites are important to the industry because...
HOW TO CREATE EFFECTIVE HASHTAGS
Responsible for marketing your company or running your own business and looking for information on how to increase the reach of your content? You probably know more or less what a hashtag is, however, if you are unsure...
Print, Design & Sign – Website Launch
We are excited to bring you the brand-new website for Lanarkshire’s Print, Design & Sign. Print Design & Sign are a well-known name throughout the local business community, providing a wide range of professional...
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WEBSITE OPTIMISATION AND POSITIONING?
SEO, or search engine optimisation, is a part of search engine marketing that uses organic tactics to gain visibility in search results. With SEO, you avoid paying for website placement and instead, use a variety of...
Once It’s gone, It’s gone!
We have some fantastic end of year offers available, which can be found below. Ideal for a start-up company website or anyone looking to establish an initial presence online for their business. This website is perfect for...
Dear Santa, I Want It All!
Dress up your website this Christmas like your Christmas Tree, Free website performance check, Free quote for a new website build & Free logo upgrade for any new client. Express your interest in any of our Christmas services...
Google Chrome Will Be Blocking Mixed Content: Will This Affect Me?
Mixed Content has always hurt your SEO, but starting December 2019, google will begin displaying a warning to users as they go onto pages that have ‘mixed content’. This is in preparation for January 2020, were they will begin...
Free Advertising Budget for Non-Profit Organisations
Share your story with organisations all over the globe using the power of Google Ads. Made in Scotland can help you gain up to £8,000 in Google Ads Grants to further expand your audience & promote your message.
Dress up your website this Halloween
Dress up your website this Halloween at Made in Scotland, Free website performance check, Free quote for a new website build & Free logo upgrade for any new client.
Interrupt19 Digital Festival
Made in Scotland were invited to this year’s Interrupt19 Digital Festival, exhibiting our knowledge and services to students & lecturers at West Lothian College, Livingston.
Photoshoot For Pomphreys
Pomphrey's Solicitors and Properties first became a client of Made In Scotland's in 2015, when we created a new company website for the business. This then lead us to...
How Getting A Website Is Like Buying A Car
When speaking to current and potential clients, the team here at Made In Scotland Agency like to explain our website vs car analogy. Simply having a website in place for a business...
Motherwell vs Celtic Sponsorship & Competition
Made In Scotland Agency were delighted to sponsor the Motherwell vs Celtic match, on Saturday 10th August. Motherwell FC gives fantastic opportunities...
Digital Transformation with Made In Scotland Agency
How did we make it to Lanarkshire’s number one for Web Design? Well we’ve been around since 2008 but more than that, we love working with our clients to deliver the solution which is right...
US BLIND GOLF OPEN CHAMPION – BARRY MCCLUSKEY
Barry McCluskey was registered blind after a skin condition named Keratoconus damaged his cornea but is refusing to let the huge blow blight his life and is emerging as a top prospect...
Social Selling and Employee Advocacy
They are both effective marketing activities that your employees can participate into; increase sales, enhace brand autheticity and employee engagement...
CHEEKY COO HIT 1000 LIKES ON FACEBOOK
Made In Scotland Agency were delighted to assist Cheeky Coo Campervans in the draw for their fantastic competition on Friday 14th June, here at our studio. The competition was to...
LANARKSHIRE BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2019
Made in Scotland Agency were pleased to once again offer their support to the project, by being both main sponsor of the event and sponsoring the Excellence in Customer Service category...
Made in Scotland Agency Score at Hampden
This was Made In Scotland Agencies fourth year at Expo Scotland, the event dedicated to Scotland’s Small and Medium sized business community. As a mid sized Scottish company...
We Made It! – KiltWalk Glasgow 2019
Made In Scotland were delighted to take part in what was a record breaking KiltWalk for 2019. With around 13,000 walkers taking part in this year and an estimated £3.5 million raised, this surpassed...
LBE Awards Go Digital With Made In Scotland
The team at Made In Scotland are delighted and proud to announce we have successfully secured the contract for the Lanarkshire Business Events website!...
Using video trends to Your Advantage
As much as it is a really great feature to have on your site, creating a video is easier said than done. It is a very laborious task and requires a lot of strategising, patience...
What is SEO? Why is it important?
Search engines are the primary method for navigating the internet for almost every business – from service providers to products & information. Other marketing techniques such as...
Top Elements of a Successful Landing Page
Landing pages serve many purposes, and outstanding website design is essential in order to have the best landing pages, even if they ultimately appear quite simple...
Why should you choose WordPress website for business?
People will often ask, why should I use WordPress? Is my old site not good enough? Why do I need to switch to a WordPress Website? If you’re asking these questions, then...
5 Things on your website that are killing online conversions
When you have plenty of traffic coming to your website but the visitors are not converting, it can be very frustrating. There are many reasons why this may be happening but rather than...
I Want to Buy Online … But How do I know a Website is Secure?
I’m sure that we have all been on a website before that has a badge with “trusted” written on it at the bottom of the screen. But, what does that badge actually mean? For a website to be truly...
The Importance of Colour in Website Design
Choosing an appropriate colour combination in the website design process is considered one of the most important (yet often overlooked) elements in creating a successful website...
The Rapid Growth of Mobile Marketing in 2018
In the UK alone, there are now 80 million mobile phones. And, according to the reports of one of the UK’s leading SMS marketing platforms, Textlocal, 37 million consumers have chosen...
Find Funding For a Website. Why apply for funding?
Funding for a website is possible if you are a business owner looking launch a new product or a service. You can also receive one to improve the design of existing products or services...
Why are Websites Beneficial for Small-to-Medium Businesses?
Your business information is available online 24/7, and having a website is an effective marketing tool that is an easy and fast way let people know what your business is; without a worker sits...
Important Factors Concerning Usability of Your Website
Having a website that is visually appealing is incredibly important. It gives the user an insight into the business, gives them a sense of credibility and helps to both establish and ...

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Our digital team is here to advise &
provide guidance on any
online venture or business start-up.

We have many close connections with
Scottish Enterprise to help you gain funding for your website or set up a manageable monthly payment plan, tailored to suit your budget. Contact our team today for more information.

Why not check out our FAQ’s here and see if we have already answered your question.

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