Many people probably tell you, “We’ve got the best. We are the best. We deliver the best.” Am I right? Well, often times when they are asked to prove it, they fall short.
I always say “I won’t believe it until I see it”…
We specialise in providing:
1. High-end Website development
2. E-commerce applications
3. Custom application development
6. Content management system
7. SEO, Social Media, Brand Marketing, Reputation Management
8. And SO much more!
We really don’t have to “sell” anyone on what we do. Our work speaks for itself. The best part about it is, it doesn’t matter where in the world the work is needed.
We have dedicated Senior Developers working all day every day.
Not many other high-end tech companies can say the same…
Seeing as we do business for people all around the world (literally), it’s important that we have a dedicated team to cater to their schedules.
What’s even BETTER (yes, it gets better), is our prices are unbeatable. Well, actually, I take that back. There are several others who charge what we charge…The only difference is in the quality deliverable..
If we ever work together, you’ll quickly see what I mean by that.
Our rates are very competitive for the highest quality seen on the market today (or so we’ve been told). We value your business and offer you the best value for money website / website promotion (SEO) you can get, take my word for that.
On top of that, we work with several other reputable web development/SEO companies, providing them with WHITE LABEL services. The partnerships we have so far formed have been so successful and they have become our “regular clients”
Category: Our Company on 13 September 2013 with no comments
If you are interested in purchasing this domain there are some things you need to do:
1, Review full site and give list of requested text changes (in a clear / easy to follow numbered format)
2, Give any new ‘categories’ and text related to that category
3, Decide if you want to keep the logo or to send us a new one (recommend keeping existing one)
4, If you want new photos / changes to Photos then look at the stock photos, you look through stock photo agencies and give us the photo references of the photos you want for your site.
5 Supply any new testimonials you want to give us
6 Give address / phone number for contact page (legally required)
7 Decide if you want to have a facebook page / twitter account and give us the links if you want it on your website. Website Rental / Purchase Agreement
2 months free rental of the website
10 rental payments of £100 per month then a final payment of £1000, on receipt of the final £1000 then that will initiate the change of ownership to yourself.
All current pages / blog posts and links remain in place on the website.
You will be invoiced for all new photos requested and the work involved in putting them on the site (£30 per hour website maintenance payment)
Once the website is owned by yourself you will be liable for the standard hosting fee on a yearly basis (currently £55 per year) Once the Agreement is agreed, Delicious Webdesign will:
1 Provide email access details
2 Provide News pages (Blog) access details
3 Make changes to the website
4 We can give you immediate access to the emails received from the website contact form (two were received in January and could possibly still need someone) There are 34 contact form / website enquries since May 2012
Once the full £2000 is received after the first year (10 * £100 monthly payments and £1000 final payment the website ownership will be transferred to yourself
We would like to take the opportunity to introduce our company. We are Delicious Webdesign, a web design company based in Stanford-le-Hope in Essex who create websites and online systems for companies and individuals throughout the UK and the rest of the world. We have plenty of experience working with people in small / medium sized companies (SMEs), and we would like to help you with your online presence.
What do we Make?
Websites that you can edit by yourself at any time
Ecommerce Mobile versions of your site
Promotion of websites to make them rank higher giving you more website visitors
When you buy web design services, you usually do so through an agency. As always, having a middle man costs money. When using us for your digital services, you come straight to the developers, the people who are actually making your website. This dramatically diminishes the cost and makes the project a lot more manageable.
Economic trends have changed, forcing many companies and individuals to outsource their work to the people in the actual trade, cutting out the middle man where appropriate.
Delicious Webdesign work for agencies some of the time all across the country; agencies pay us part of your fee. Why not come direct to us for typically half the price?
If you would like to find out a bit more about us, please read the rest of our website. If you have a project or an idea for a website in mind, why not get in touch and I will get you a quotation back today.
Category: Our Company on 12 February 2013 with no comments
Delighted to welcome Stephen to our team, his introduction is below:
Stephen is a PHP programmer with nine years’ experience in commercial web development, currently based in Basildon very familiar with the local area having previously worked in Stanford-le-Hope, Corringham and Brentwood.
If you are interested in allowing us to create a website for you and want one of our staff individually or specifically to complete your design and developemnt work, please let us know and we can provide more specific examples of their work and abilities.
Category: Our Company on 3 January 2013 with no comments
There are many reasons to choose us over the competition, here are a few more:
1. Our company understands how our business can contribute to the creation of customer value.
2. We regularly collect information about our competitors and respond rapidly to their actions.
3. We regularly collect information from our customers and use it to improve our products.
4. All our business functions are integrated in order to serve the needs of our customers.
5. We favour a strong emphasis on R&D, technological leadership, and innovation.
6. When facing uncertainty, we adopt a proactive position to exploit potential opportunities.
7. We are always the first in our sector to introduce new products, services or technologies.
8. When dealing with competitors, we typically aim to gain an advantage over them.
9. We use sophisticated technologies in our new product development process.
10. Our new products are always state of the art in terms of the technology used.
11. We rapidly integrate new technologies in our new product development process.
12. We proactively develop new technologies and use them to generate new product ideas.
13. We invest in technology development related to our products.
14. We emphasise the development of new capabilities or technology related to our business.
15. We believe the cost associated with employee learning is an investment and not an expense.
16. An emphasis on constant innovation is part of our corporate culture.
17. Our products are less environmentally harmful than those of our competitors.
18. We always try to reduce the environmental impact of our products or services.
19. We reduce the likelihood of environmental accidents through process improvements.
20. We reduce the cost of inputs for the same level of outputs for our products.
21. We always comply with government regulation to protect our company’s interests.
22. We have created spin-off technologies that could be profitably applied to other areas of our business.
23. We consider the interests of stakeholders in our investment decisions by creating a formal dialogue.
24. We have improved employee health and safety.
25. We have recognized and acted on the need to fund local community initiatives.
26. In our market, customers’ preferences have changed quickly over time
27. Market demand and customer tastes have been unpredictable in our market.
28. The actions of customers and distributers can be highly unpredictable.
29. It seems that new competitors enter our market all the time.
30. Our competitors change their strategy constantly.
31. It has been very difficult to forecast where technology will be in the next five years.
32. Technology is changing rapidly.
33. A large number of new products have been made possible through technological break through.
34. During the last 5 years we have benefited from government support on trade advice.
35. We have benefited from government’s enforcement of intellectual property rights.
36. We have benefited from government support to help businesses to build relationships with universities and/or colleges, to develop and exploit new ideas.
37. Relative to our competitors, the company is good at researching new competitors and new customers.
38. Relative to our competitors, the company is good at developing new pricing strategies.
Category: Our Company on 25 September 2012 with no comments
Apprenticeships are a cost effective recruitment solution for our website design business and we are currently considering taking on an Apprentice. With youth unemployment rising, this is our chance to make a difference by utilising the Apprenticeship programme.
As another Essex based small / medium sized business its possible that you are aware that the Government is heavily investing in this programme along with public backing from Sir Alan Sugar and television advertising to increase the awareness of these opportunities.
What it all means
Modern Apprenticeships are a WIN – WIN situation for both the apprentice and employers; both parties hugely benefit from this opportunity. The concept of this is that if you have an opportunity for an Apprentice, they would work with you for approximately 4 days per week within your organisation and attend one of our training centres for around a day a week or whenever a learner needs to attend a particular training session.
Apprenticeships last, on average, up to one year and on completion you would have the opportunity to take on the apprentice as an employee, free of charge. This will enable you to have a thorough understanding of the apprentice rather than employing someone fresh without knowing their character and strengths. The only cost to your organisation is a minimum £2.60 per hour (approx. £100 per week depending on hours worked), paid directly to the individual, for the duration of their apprenticeship programme.
Once we make the Apprentice placement agency aware of any vacancy that we have, they will actively source the relevant candidates, interview them and screen them on their skills, experience then forward their CV’s to us for consideration, thus keeping us in control of the complete process. The next stage involves booking interviews for us to meet the candidate.
If they are successful, they will be placed with us on a wage of £2.60 per hour for the length of their apprenticeship. With regard to interviewing and thoroughly screening candidates, there are a number of staff with extensive recruitment industry experience. By utilising the Apprentice placement company’s skills, it will enable them to screen the candidates correctly and ensure they find the right person for the role.
We are using an award winning training provider, they offer an innovative approach to both apprentices and employers where they will have completed their level two Apprenticeship programme in-house, attending on a daily basis with themselves having a greater understanding of their skills and experience that will be relevant for the client’s individual requirements.
For the Employer
You gain enthusiastic candidates, who are fully aware of the job role and have the right qualities that you are looking for
Apprentices work between 30 and 40 hours per week, depending on their working hours
There is no charge from us for the recruitment process as we are Government funded
The cost to you is only £2.60 per hour which goes directly to the apprentice
Plus you have the option to keep the apprentice on after they have completed their nationally recognised qualifications.
For the Apprentice
Apprentice gains essential work based experience and skills
Nationally recognised qualifications
A salary of approximately £100 per week, depending on working hours.
Disciplines that we would like you to be familiar with:
Business Administration – General business based, administrative skills
IT Application Specialist – Roles where IT is a fundamental part of role, Microsoft Office, design packages.
IT Professional – IT System Repairs, Maintenance, Networking, Cabling, Helpdesk support
Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Teaching/Learning Assistants in educational environments
Within our programmes, we have the unique ability to tailor-make packages around our client’s requirements thus enabling us to provide a personalised experience
Earlier in the year we proposed a morning of discussions with coffee / refreshments then lunch followed by the use of a heath club’s facilities (gym, steam, sauna, swimming pool, showers etc) then an afternoon chat and some drinks, the club proposed has wifi and suitable facilities for Delicious Webdesign team members to discuss the companies progress and opportunities for the future.
The annual company meeting days are always beneficial and allow us all to meet and get to know each other and discuss Ideas, those attending will be the IT Director, Development team leaders, designers / developers, webcopy admin, graphic designer along with two of our technical specialises who mainly work on MySql / PHP and technical tasks. This forms the core of the team and between them they complete majority of the project planning / design / development work.
Agenda for Delicious Webdesign Annual Company Meeting
0830 – Meet in Reception
0900 – Introductions, tell the team members about yourself (work history / experience)
0930 – Company History / Progress / Future Plans
1000 – Refreshments
1030 – SEO
1100 – Website Workshop (The design process / tools / trends)
1200 – Website Project Proposal Documents
1230 – Reasons why our clients choose Delicious Webdesign
1300 – Lunch
1400 – Gym / Sauna / Steam / Swim
1600 – Drinks in Bar
After paying an invoice the other day, on the day we received it, the company send us this nice message ‘Great, thanks James. Wish all my other clients paid so promptly!’ I told them I also wish that people paid promptly as it causes so many problems / hassles when cashflow becomes a problem. We then decided to draft the following warning ready for any client that breaks the terms of their website design / hosting / SEO contract with us. So to avoid receiving the email below, please pay on time, we are very flexible but there are limit to our generosity.
FINAL NOTICE BEFORE SUSPENSION OF SERVICES
According to our records the attached invoice/statement remains unpaid. We are not aware of any outstanding queries relating to this amount and therefore request that you make immediate arrangements to pay the full amount outstanding within 48 hours of this communication.
Should we not receive your payment in cleared funds by this deadline, we will have no option but to exercise our right to suspend all services to you as per our standard terms and conditions. You will also be liable for interest on all late payments and the matter will be passed to a 3rd party collection agency. Please also be aware that this will result in you incurring further additional fees.
If we provide you with an on-going service please note that during suspension you will continue to be liable for all service charges, and before normal service can recommence a reconnection fee will be charged. Please also note that suspension of services will take place without any further reference to you if payment is not received within the given deadline
Please ensure our accounts department is made aware immediately a payment has been made to avoid any unnecessary interruption to your services:
If the above is ignore, the following sample information will be sent once the website is taken down (this is always the last resort)
Website – service suspended – as domain hosting and website design work have been left unpaid the website is now not your responsibility and we will use it as part of our portfolio.
Email – service suspended – accounts have not been closed and as such all emails are still kept and on receipt of outstanding payment the email accounts will be re-released to you to view all recent communication.
Sorry to say the website is now down / email accounts will be set as suspended shortly also Once payment received we will immediately re-instate all services and I hope that is a fair / reasonable way to go forward. If you look at how many times payment has been promised and then delayed / not come you will see that we have been patient up to now. On receipt of outstanding payments all services will be re-instated immediately.
If no payment is received within the time period stated on the invoice then legal action will commence to reclaim all monies owed.
Reasons to choose Delicious Webdesign as your website design company if you are a Stanford-le-Hope / Thurrock based business:
Proven results – Hundreds of highly ranked websites (4 in top ten for ‘Essex builders’)
Websites that work – Once we build your website we promote it within Google, Yell and Bing
Experienced workforce – All IT pros, the Project Manager has over 20 years IT experience
Complete Web Company – From logos to Ecommerce websites to SEO we offer it all
Business Premises – Can discuss your requirements with you at the Computer Doctors
Existing SLH clients – Working with SLH’s oldest company (L E Brands) to its newest
Established Local Company – Company been in Stanford-le-Hope for 5 years
Local Strength – Company owner’s family lived & worked in SLH 5 generations (140 years!)
Website Ownership – Some website design companies register the domains to themselves!
Commitment – All the staff are full time web professionals
Highly Rated - Rated highly by existing and past clients, check our testimonials
Environmentally Responsible - Carbon neutral company (Solar Panels and LED lighting)
Knowledge - Able to offer advice on all Internet and non-Internet business related aspects
Past Experience - We have seen and met hundreds of new companies at the start-up stage
Bonuses - Always offering something ‘extra’ or free, currently have £50 Google PPC vouchers
Partnership -Working with Computer Doctors can handle your PC / website requirements
Security -Your website is hosted within the UK on award winning hosting.
Complete Service - All websites include: the transfer, first years hosting, domain registration and setup, email setup, the website design, optimising the site for the search engines, and webcopy review. There are no hidden costs
Professional – We are not a ‘kitchen table’ or ‘hacker in his bedroom’ with his mum downstairs type of company. We have a business premises in Stanford and have 8 experienced team members to work on your website project.
We have recently been thinking about offering apprenticeships for a trainee website designer.
If you would like to be considered for such a position email us an introduction letter and CV, to give you an idea of what to sent, see below for example information on what we will need:
Hi I have attached a copy of my C.V and i would like to know if you have any Apprenticeships available for a website designer.
I am currently studying Information Technology at Anglia Polytechnic University in Chelmsford, Essex , I am on my third year and have completed a Level 2 BTEC First Diploma and I am now coming to the end of my level 3 Course in IT. I have the opportunity to keep on studying here as an apprentice if i find a company that is offering apprenticeships. I am currently working at CGI in Brentwood on the IT helpdesk which i enjoy but as I am about to finish my course I would like to search for future employment.
I am a strong and hard-working individual looking for the first step into a future career, I enjoy meeting new people and can get on well working within different working environments. I enjoy working with computers and I would like the opportunity to keep on learning as much as I can so I can then hopefully have a permanent career within this industry.
I am currently doing a unit within my course that involves using Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver which I am really enjoying, I would like the opportunity to learn more and as much as I can about this as I would if I can find a full time career within this business. If you are offering apprenticeships then I would like this very much, if you are then would you please contact me back or contact the college direct
I am an enthusiastic and hard working individual looking for the first step into a career. I enjoy meeting new people and working in teams, and I am able to get on confidently with tasks within different working environments. Although my work experience has been limited to date, I am actively looking for work with a view to applying the skills and knowledge that I have gained so far in my next role.
PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
2011: ICAP, London
I spent two weeks gaining work experienceon a commodities desk at ICAP – an internationally renowned brokerage firm. My main duties during that time included assisting the desk with their duties such as finding out problems and resolving those problems.on both the commodities desk, and I was also able to spend some time in the IT department carrying out duties such as finding the problems with the computers logged, then fixing the problem as quick as possible. Working in such a professional environment was really enjoyable, especially the IT department which, given my educational background, was particularly interesting to me.
2009: Milbarn Construction (Building Services)
Working with a local building firm, I experienced first hand the different aspects of the building trade including learning about house extension work; gaining practical skills in labouring, electrics, plumbing and brickwork; and interacting directly with customers.
2007: Desk Assistant for the Commodities Division,Bear Stearns International Ltd, London
Duties included producing written and presentational documents on Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel, as well as administrative activities such as photo copying, faxing and messenger deliveries for the desk. I was also trained on some of the broking and trading aspects of both the Bloomberg and Reuter’s information systems.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
I have recently sat and passed English and Maths assessment to get a placement for an apprenticeship programme, this test was held by a company called Training Trust.
We are nice people, who love making cool websites that make people money. Call or come and visit us for a chat about your ideas or for any questions you have, click to see a map of our Thurrock offices.
We can arrange a full review of your Internet and business needs, and get you started cheaply and quickly.