Design & development
We specialise in business website design, taking the hassle out of a web re-design by creating and optionally maintaining powerful new CMS website platforms for our clients.
Mobile, tablet and iOS friendly designs, along with advanced conversion tracking features. We build custom developed websites, database systems and online apps for clients globally. Written in PHP or ASP, our software code powers popular websites on the internet and enables our clients to operate more effectively.
E-commerce website design
We build powerful, great looking, user-friendly shop websites that convert visitors into buyers.
Any feature you can imagine is available to bolt-on and enhance the features of your shop, sell products, virtual products, coupons, tickets, software or services with ease.
One clear voice
Website design packagesLet us know via our enquiry form if you’d like a custom plan putting together.
- HTML5 website design to match your brand 4 pages designed using your text Enquiry form with analytics goal tracking Mobile and tablet friendly design Social media sharing buttons on all pages Hosting, daily backups and security for £25 per month
- Starter plus: 5 extra service pages designed Testimonials manager system FAQs manager to show common questions Projects manager to post new galleries Hosting, daily backups and security for £25 per month
- Standard plus: E-commerce shop platform Integrate with a range of payment gateways Staff display manager to show your team 4 hours training & support Hosting, daily backups and security for £25 per month
CMS Website Platform
Pay Monthly PackagesSpread the cost of your web design project by getting the essentials up first and adding to them each month.
Our processWith your input, we pick and choose from our full arsenal of marketing techniques to form the strategy that will be most effective campaign for your business right now.
Research & analysis
Create a strategy
Generate data & analytics
Our team love building websites.
We believe our genuine passion is clear in our work. A modern website is built upon a huge range of talents and skills; SEO, graphic design, reliable functionality, understanding of a user’s needs, creative and stable coding and much more. The team we’ve assembled at Alloy come from a variety of backgrounds and bring a range professional experience to the table. It’s the fusion of this knowledge that produces the websites our clients love; smart, functional designs that impress and perform on every level.
Attention to detail
Some people prefer to skip over the minor details and focus on the bigger picture. At Alloy, we believe the bigger picture is a mosaic; it only makes sense when all of the minor details work together in harmony. In practise this means before we get going we always take the time to get to know you and your business. We build up a well rounded understanding of what it is you do and what makes your business special. By first learning as much about the business as possible, our knowledge can filter through to every level of the website design, from the graphics and colour palette, through to the copywriting and menu presentation. Over the years our team have worked with clients from a huge variety of industries; fitness, cleaning, food, drinks, entertainment and more. Chances are we already have some experience working in your market or field, but we never take this experience for granted. Every business is different and getting to know each client remains a vital part of the web design process.
Designed to perform, built to last
We’re self confessed tech-heads. We love gadgets, gizmos and technology. Keeping up with the latest developments in the field of web design is par for the course. This means designs from Alloy are always built with the internet of tomorrow in mind, we want our web designs to look as good in 2 years as they will in 2 weeks. We seamlessly implement modern features such as support desks, CMS, responsive design and much more. No two businesses are the same and neither are websites, you can pick and choose the features that are best for you and designs can be adapted to any budget. You do not need previous experience or technical knowledge to work with us, if there’s anything you don’t understand we’re always happy to explain.
Tailored to suit your needs
Over the years we’ve worked with sole traders, small teams and large international companies. No matter what budget you’re working to, we’ll help you pick and choose the most useful features in order to build the best website possible.
Our designs can also be built upon in future, so if you should decide you’d like to add more pages or features to your website we’d be happy happy to help. If you have any questions about our website design service or are interested in working with us we’d love to talk with you. We’re happy to chat at obligation and are always delighted to take on new projects.
Typical features of an Alloy web design
CMS support – We design websites around robust CMS platforms. CMS, or Content Management Systems, provide an easy and efficient means of maintaining a website with regular content regardless of your level of technical skill. Whether you need to update stock levels, add new services or products, or simply let customers know what you’ve been up to, we’ll provide a CMS solution that makes it easy and doesn’t saddle you with huge costs when the time comes to expand. Responsive design – Google’s recent announcement of ‘mobile-first indexing’ basically means that their first assessment of your website is based on it’s mobile site. Some websites offer different versions of their pages for mobiles in order to perform better on a smaller screen. Alloy’s web designs are responsive, this means their appearance adapts for best performance on any device. You can be sure your site will look just as great on a mobile as well as a desktop or tablet, smart TV or anything else. SEO – Search Engine Optimisation relies on a thorough understanding of the workings of search engines and the factors they value when serving results to a user. Since we’ve been improving the search performance of our clients for years, SEO has become a natural part of our workflow. This means our web designs are built to perform, keywords, backend structure, URL names; every detail is optimised and we never cut corners. eCommerce – Designs from Alloy fully support eCommerce and all modern payment systems can be seamlessly integrated. We’ve built successful sale platforms for small businesses specialising in a few products, as well as large companies offering complex products with multiple options. If you’d like to use your website as a sales platform we’ll find the ideal solution. Branding – Our ongoing graphic design work ensures our websites always look great. We’ll make sure your brand shines by establishing clear visual consistency across your website, if you would like we can also roll this branding out across your social channels for maximum impact. Great branding builds familiarity and trust with the customer, it’s a vital piece of any modern web designs. Software integration – We can implement a range of modern features into your web design, from interactive help desks, live chat and troubleshooting to social share integration, RSS support and much more. Whatever your requirements, we aim to provide.
Our clients range from sole-traders to international food and drink manufacturers.
All rely on us for effective & affordable support, design, web development, online marketing and social media marketing to efficiently build a consistent and progressive marketing presence off and on-line. We are passionate about we do and here to help you get the tools, data and information to make the best marketing decisions and investments.
Web designUsing advanced research tools and years of experience working with expanding businesses, we will design the multi-channel plan that’s best for you. Then we put it into action, combining strategies that work together across different media to get greater results for your budget.
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