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5 Steps to Optimising Your Website

5 free tools and techniques to optimise your website This simple but essential 5 step plan is aimed at anyone, including complete beginners, that want to optimise their website for search engines such as Google without spending a penny on SEO. Before launching a new website it is always a good idea to create an […]

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What is Webware and do I need it for my business?

How Webware can help you and your business succeed In simple terms, webware is online software that can be accessed through a web browser. Any computer that is connected to the internet can access it, anywhere in the world without the need to download or install anything. Webware is more commonly known as web applications, […]

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WordPress Websites – Premium Themes Vs Custom Designs

To theme, or not to theme: that is the question! You want a new website. You’ve decided WordPress is a good fit for your needs. Now you need to know how and where to get one from. When it comes to having a new WordPress website built for your business, you have two choices. Premium […]

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Top 3 UK Web Hosting Providers 2017

Our three favourite web hosting companies for 2017 Here is our top 3 list for UK-based web hosting providers that we have personally used; therefore these reviews are based on our own experiences with them. We chose to review only UK-based hosting companies as they have UK-based customer support, which is always handy, and also […]

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Top 5 Website SEO & Speed Testing Tools

Here are our top five tools for SEO and page speed There are so many different online tools for testing website SEO, speed, performance and mobile optimisation, it’s difficult to know which ones to use. So we tried them all, chose our top 5, and broke them down just for you in this top 5 […]

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Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017

A work of art Professional artist Sally Dyer came to Creative Cactus for a new portfolio website to showcase her stunning portrait work ready for the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2017 series to be aired in February 2017. Sally had previously been on the 2014 series of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of […]

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Free Xmas 2016 Giveaway

Win a new website ready for 2017 Creative Cactus are giving a chosen charity an early Christmas present this year – A free website up to the value of £1000. We’d like to hear from any charities in the Lancashire area and anyone who would like to recommend a charity by putting their name forward […]

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Astra Business Centre full rebrand

Astra Business Centre is now live! After months of rebranding Astra business centre, they now have a new logo, new colour pallet, a new image and an amazing and unique new website to go with it. We really enjoyed doing this one! The client is extremely happy with their new logo, new brand and their […]

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