CreativeNW

Web - Design - Print

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it..

- Salvador Dali - Artist

about Us

About who we are, what we do and why choose us.

CreativeNW supply fully managed web design services for small to medium sized business. As a customer service centric business all our services are individually tailored to our client’s specific requirements, our service is second to none. So whether you're a existing business or a new start up looking for web design, graphic design and print we will will have the right solution for you. CreativeNW are web designers in Manchester, our service has been developed from the repeated requests of our existing web design clients, for a professionally created digital marketing campaign. With a service they can trust.

Whether you are looking to grow your internet sales, generate hot leads, promote new services, boost website traffic or just maintain contact with your client base, digital marketing is a fast, efficient, measurable method of delivering your goals for this digital age. So relax and put your feet up and we’ll handle the whole process for you with fully managed campaigns. All you have to do is talk to us and we will create an outline brief, It is that easy! Should you, want to make changes to your message? That’s no problem either – you’ll find us pretty flexible in our approach.

our skills

Coffee Making
100%
HTML/CSS
80%
Wordpress
90%
Email Marketing
70%
Design
80%
Print
60%
Digital Marketing
90%
Excel VBA
68%

the team

Carl Bradshaw

Strategy Partner

Over 25 Years in Sales, Business Development, Digital Marketing & E-Commerce. Carl has owned & run businesses from Management Consultancy to Digital Marketing

web design
  

Mark Dearden

Developer

Over 23 years in the design industry, specialising in HTML, Wordpress and Web Design. Mark is also our resident expert in all things Microsoft and loves writing Excel workbooks and using VBA

web design

There are no rules here - We're trying to accomplish something..

- Thomas A. Edison - Inventor

News

Here you will find news, blog posts and social media links associated with CreativeNW, Check out our latest news.


News

Our blog will cover various topics, about Web Design, Graphic Design and Print, along with other items in the News, Media or just things that we stumble across that we find interesting.

Please feel free to comment on our posts, join our new twitter feed and send us interesting things that you come across, you never know, you may appear in our blog.

Search Engine Optimisation is changing Search Engine Marketing

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As part of ongoing training I recently watched a video by Joost de Valk ( an expert on Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM)) on ‘Holistic SEO’, Joost talked about the changes in search engine optimisation (SEO), and how it is now so much more than just a few technical tricks that […]

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Ten SEO Tips That Will Boost Your ROI

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10 SEO Tips That Will Boost Your ROI Search Engine Optimization is a sizzling topic for every web designer and website owner. After all, everybody desires to rank higher and come up on the initial page of Google search and get a lot more site visitors and potential clients / customers. Sometimes it is straightforward […]

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Creating an irresistible brand with social media

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Creating an irresistible brand with social media Creating an irresistible brand with social media is all well and good, signing up to social media and creating all your personal and company accounts, simply by signing up to them all, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, YouTube, Tumbler and many many more (in fact here is a full […]

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Social Media Management

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The team at Creative North West are proud to announce that we are now a Hootsuite Solution Partner. Hootsuite is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Key social network integrations include Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+, plus a suite […]

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Introducing Email NW business email hosting

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Business email hosting Email NW business email hosting, our sister site goes live this week, offering our existing web design clients email hosting services, email marketing and sms marketing. Email Hosting Business email hosting made simple, safe and secure. Email NW offers no nonsense business email hosting, available via our secure webmail server, IMAP for […]

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U2 – Songs of Innocence

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Ok, so you fired up your iTunes and all of a sudden U2 was playing… Hold on you didn’t buy or or ask for it.. After several days of emails, texts and phone calls of ” Your a techy geek, how do I get rid of this thing ” I decided to document the info. […]

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Link Building and Your Website

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We are often asked as a web developers and designers, where do I get my back links from? Like this is the answer to a successful website. More often than not it is because they bumped into a guy in the pub who is an “expert” in SEO and he said “loads of back links […]

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Charitable Vision

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Charitable Vision for CreativeNW Do you run or know someone who runs a small charity that could do with a new website and a helping hand? If you do please pass on this link. The team at CreativeNW believe that charity begins at home, so for the fiscal year 2014-15 we are currently looking for […]

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I like design, I like details, to me it is just another form of self-expression....

- John Malkovitch - Actor / Director

web Design

We have worked hard to give outstanding results for our clients, check our products page for more information.

Every organisation needs a website it is your route to having your brand online whether you just want a simple website, or you need something more sophisticated like a CMS site (Content Management System)  like wordpress so that you can add and edit your own content. WordPress is best if you want an easy to use Content Management System that you can update your own site and not have to get web guys in to do simple changes. We can even help you purchase domain names and set up web hosting to get you going with little effort. CreativeNW offer Web Design in Lancashire and the rest of the North West.

Creative North West Web Design in Lancashire also offer an e-commerce option for established businesses and budding entrepreneurs. All the same functionalities of a CMS website plus the ability to list stock, take payments and process orders. This will enable you to get up and running quickly and get those all important sales straight away..

web design

We offer a full design service from initial screenshot mock ups to a full working site.

web hosting

CreativeNW can also offer a complete hosting package so you can have the knowledge the tech stuff is done for you.

development

We will custom create your site and integrate it with the text and images to suit your needs this will really make the site stand out in the crowd.



I like design, I like details, to me it is just another form of self-expression....

- John Malkovitch - Actor / Director

Web Design Pricing

Each site is individually priced based on the work required, this means you don't have to pay a standard fee for a site if your needs are a little more simple.

We have set up some examples below on web design pricing, but for a full quote please get in touch using our contact page or give us a call on 0161 751 0233 and have a chat.

CreativeNW are web designers based in Manchester, we can also offer hosting, domain registration, SEO, google adwords campaigns, email marking, training on keeping your shiny new site up to date and lots more..

I have my own site can you not update it ?

Yes, in most cases we can help you look after an existing website. We can undertake updates including
  • Content changes
  • Rebranding
  • New logos
  • Changing images
  • Amending layouts
  • Full site backups
Contact us for details on our package to review and report on your existing site and create a custom package to suit your needs.

Why choose HTML ?

HTML (Hyper Text Markup language) is considered the most sophisticated and user-friendly web programming language worldwide. It attracts a huge cost and time save, this is one of the biggest advantages you will get by choosing HTML. If you use other web You will get the same quality in your website at much affordable cost than any CMS system. We will custom create your site and integrate it with the text and images to suite your needs. We also give upto 3 great quality images to use on your site. Along with your logo this will really make the site stand out in the crowd.

What can CMS do for me ?

The initial set up costs for a CMS solution are higher than a standard HTML site but with the added advantage of being able to control and update your own site without the need to pay another web team to update it.
  • Create new pages
  • Add photos or images
  • Upload documents
  • Edit the text and update your site
  • Hide pages so they invisible to site visitors until you are ready to launch them
  • Update your site easily without the need for expensive web software from any computer anywhere in world

Web Design Pricing

We have below an approximate web design pricing model, covering our web design in Manchester services, please take a look at what we can offer, for a more precise quoatation please call us on 0161 751 0233.

Amend Current Site
From £49
Image changing
New text
New logo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HTML Site
From £99
1 Website
3 Pages
URL Checking
Upto 2 images
Contact Form
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CMS Site
From £549
1 Website
5 Pages
URL Checking
Upto 5 images
2 Editable Forms
Fully Updatable
Social Media Connection
Instructional Video
Customised Admin Area
 
 
 
E Commerce Site
From £749
1 Website
10 Pages
URL Checking
Upto 10 images
3 Editable Forms
Fully Updatable
Social Media Connection
Instructional Video
Customised Admin Area
Shop build
5 Products Added
Payment centre setup

Services

We have worked to offer the best web design services to our customers, check out what other services we offer.

Along with Web Design services CreativeNW can also help with your entire brand identity and follow the process right through your business and can design your logos, flyers, menus through to email marketing templates

If you would like a complete package we offer a competitive price for your business to provide full graphics, print and web design services which is a great deal for new business startups.

Graphic Design

Brand identity is the key to a companies success, CreativeNW offers a wide range of graphic design services to assist businesses in developing a good market share in their field. We provide professional graphic design services from business cards, logos, letterheads, brochures, menus and more.

Print

With over 20 years business experience, it is safe to say that Creative North West Print Services can assist you with any or all of your print requirements. Our Print Services start from the simplest of business cards to elaborate building banners and extend to include some of the most complex printing services you could imagine.

Excel

Excel is very powerful tool and can automate many tasks and save you and your company hours of time each month, this will enable you or your staff to effectively utilise the most important part of any business... Time. So if you are an advanced Excel user, never used excel before or somewhere in the middle, CreativeNW can custom create that all important spreadsheet to drive your business forward.

Testimonials

..CreativeNW have just streamlined my entire order processing system and created a custom booking system and calendar. Great work would definitely recommend...

NGK Designs - MD at NGK Design

..Since our initial meeting right through to the completion of our new website Mark was always very helpful, Mark created a website that completly exceeded our expectations at a great price..

BSM Joinery - Owner BSM Joinery

..I needed a very technical Excel document creating, this was to automate hours of data calculations and this was delivered not only on time but CreativeNW even added more functions than I asked for. 5 Star service will definitely use again.

R Laragione - R Laragione Engineer

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works....

- Steve Jobs

Website Service Plans

Every website owners needs are different and from our experience some need more assistance than others, so we have developed a range of affordable plans to suit most needs and budgets.

Our four website service plans have been built around the requests from clients for different services over the last few years, most noticeably the need for more frequent backups, as CMS based web design has grown so has the sofistication of its users, we have actively watched some of our sites grow from 70 visits a month to 5,500 visitors a month, and the amount of content grow from a basic website to 100's of pages - more users and more pages mean more to lose should your website fail.

As more clients signed up to our website service plans we built a support desk to handle requests for assistance rather than just relying on emails, here you will be able to raise support tickets, watch, manage and interact with the process of dealing with these support tickets all in one place and of course alongside this we have developed a series of help files as a 'how to' guide to growing and maintaining your website.

Bronze
From £24 pcm
Backup Annually
Wordpress Updates
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Silver
From £49 pcm
Backup Quarterly
Wordpress Updates
1 hour of support pcm
Access to Support Desk & Help Files
Basic Social Media Management Platform
 
 
 
Gold
From £75 pcm
Backup Monthly
Wordpress Updates
2 hours of support pcm
Access to Support Desk & Help Files
Pro Social Media Management Platform
SEO Assistance
 
 
Platinum
From £100 pcm
Backup Weekly
Wordpress Updates
4 hours of support pcm
Access to Support Desk & Help Files
Pro Social Media Management Platform
Pro SEO
 
 

Email Hosting

Email NW business email hosting, is our sister site, offering our web design clients email hosting services, email marketing and SMS marketing.

Email Hosting

Our business email hosting is made simple, safe and secure to use. We offer no nonsense business email hosting, available via our secure web-mail server, IMAP for your mobile phone, and desktop clients such as Microsoft Outlook and Windows Live Mail. All our business email accounts are available 24/7  from any location in the world so long as you have an internet connection. Deal with your emails in the safe knowledge that they are 128 bit encrypted, for your security. Read more about business grade email hosting.

Email Marketing

So you have your website, along with the other 861,379,000 websites that form the internet (Numbers current to January 2014) so how are you going to drive traffic to it? well there are a number of different ways to advertise your business on-line including, listing it with the major search engines, adding your listing to the major business directories, using social media - don't forget the power of Facebook. But our experience shows that one of the most successful is email marketing, to put it simply you can track, what, where, when and who opened your email, and what links they clicked on, oh and when they did it, using our monthly reports.Example:So if you sold shoes online, and I was clicking on brown shoes, why would you try and sell me black shoes? Think about it the power of email marketing lies in the statistical information that  can be provided. Read more about how email marketing can help your business.

SMS Marketing

If your business also collects mobile numbers as part of your data collection process, then SMS Marketing could be great for you. SMS Marketing is your route to staying intouch with your existing clients, and not letting your prospects slip away to your competitors, hands up who takes their mobile phones with them everywhere? Hands up who checks their mobile phones even when in meetings? I bet 90% of your office or work place would admit to one or both of these, and now with wearable technology coming along SMS Marketing is fast becoming the route to getting immediate action from your marketing spend.

"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." Bill Gates 2005

portfolio

See examples of our portfolio for web designs section

Our Portfolio for web designs contains some examples of our HTML, CMS and E-COMMERCE websites along with some GRAPHIC DESIGN and PRINT examples, review some of the testimonials too on what we have done.In the section below you can see the varied work we have done. As you can see we have progressed from basic HTML to CMS web designs over the last decade. Click on the category grid below to view examples of individual projects we have worked on.

CreativeNW also undertake projects on behalf of other web design companies, this is called "white-labeling". Unfortunately due to the nature of white-labeling we cannot publish our work on our own portfolio, so you might see some “gaps” in the timeframes. If you are a web designer and need to outsource some of your HTML, CMS or E-COMMERCE projects, please get in touch via our contact page.

Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others..

Orson Welles - Author
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