In today’s Internet age, it’s more important than ever for businesses to have a functioning website. And when it comes to websites, first impressions count. It acts as your virtual shop window, so it needs to look good and operate well. With this in mind, it makes sense to hire a professional to manage to the design and development of your site.
There are lots of good designers in London, but their prices can be somewhat expensive, particularly for smaller companies. But, luckily for businesses, there is a hotbed of web design talent just down the M25.
Essex has become somewhat of a tech hub in recent years, with many companies choosing to base their operations here instead of in the City. Towns such as Chelmsford and Brentwood offer significantly cheaper rates than equivalent office space in central London – making it an ideal location for small companies to do business. These lower overheads often mean that web design in Essex is competitively priced, enabling you to get a great website at a lower cost than you would in the capital.
And lower prices do not mean lower quality. South Essex College, Colchester Institute and the University of Essex all offer web design and web development courses, so the area is perfectly positioned to receive a ready supply of talented, well-qualified web designers.
Face to face to meetings with your designer are important, particularly during the early planning stages of the project, and Essex ticks this box too. It’s easily accessible from central London by train and via the M25, and once Crossrail opens in 2019 it will be even easier to travel between Essex and London, with more regular trains and quicker travel times.
So with its talented designers, proximity to London and competitive pricing, it seems that Essex is the perfect option for businesses looking for an effective, high quality website that doesn’t break the bank.