The bounce rate almost immediately went from over 60% to just 2%. His input on the format for the site was invaluable in achieving this.
Work with Craig was a terrific experience as he was intuitive and thoughtful about how my website would work. The design was great, but also the layout made an immediate difference to my SEO and site useage. The bounce rate almost immediately went from over 60% to just 2% and the page hits rose from 1-2 per visit to over 8. His input on the format for the site was invaluable in achieving this.
Angela Casey, Gluten Free Edinburgh
He is easy to work with and responds quickly and effectively to requests for ongoing help. I have no hesitation in recommending Craig and 45b.
I have been very impressed with Craig’s work on both our Website and Newsletter. He has helped us to move our site on to a new web platform and completely redesigned it in a simpler and more effective design. Craig had lots of great ideas and tips and gave us contacts for photographs and other resources we could use on the site that saved us time and money. We very much appreciate his help also with our regular Newsletter which he also redesigned in line with our website. He is easy to work with and responds quickly and effectively to requests for ongoing help. I have no hesitation in recommending Craig and 45b.
Pauline Forbes, Caledonia Asset Management
We now have a professional website which gives our members accessibility to their site. A job well done.
Our website was in desperate need of updating we looked at several web designers before choosing 45b. Craig took on board our initial concept and made it work for us. It’s easy for us to update and we are now able to keep our members and visitors alike informed what’s going on at the golf club. We now have a professional website which gives our members accessibility to their site. A job well done.
Carol King, Silverknowes Golf Club
We can highly recommend 45b to anyone who wishes to redevelop their website.
We needed to update our B-2-B website so as to increase traffic, increase awareness of our products and services and generate more conversion points or interactions with potential clients. We had received a high number of proposals but decided to go with 45b for a variety of reasons: a. 45b could provide good examples of previous work they have done; b. their proposal was very cost-effective based on the fact that an off-the-shelf WordPress template was suggested; c. we were given a recommendation for 45b by a company we know.
We found working with 45B very easy: response times were great, our specific requirements were understood, and – most importantly – we are very happy with the functionalities, look & feel of the new website. We can highly recommend 45b to anyone who wishes to redevelop their website.
Tom Mathar, LJ Research
I was not disappointed when I spoke with and worked with Craig. He was always contactable and receptive. He spoke layman website language!
“After researching others, I was drawn to 45b by 45b website itself: straightforward, clear, easy to use. I was not disappointed when I spoke with and worked with Craig. He was always contactable and receptive. He spoke layman website language! I was particularly impressed with his tenacity when an initial wordpress theme I chose (for him to transfer and upgrade my old site on), turned out to be a lemon. He had more patience than I would have had! I felt positive enough about Craig and 45b to mention them on my own new website.”
I am delighted that everything has run so smoothly and I would NOT HESITATE to recommend the services of 45b
“Throughout the various stages of our project Craig has kept in close contact – I have no concern that he won’t be at the other end of the phone or email when I need to ask for his support or advice. Our new website not only looks the part, but it is extremely user-friendly and we have had several enquiries from customers since its successful launch. I am delighted that everything has run so smoothly, that we’ve managed to deliver a functional modernised website at such a low cost and in such a short timeframe, and I would NOT HESITATE to recommend the services of 45b.”
Mandy Thomson, R&S Robertson Hotel Lighting
“Craig did a fantastic job in understanding our requirements and executing with an ideal web site design that suited our business. Craig is very responsive and quick to offer support or make direct changes to our site when needed. His expert training has allowed us to maintain & update the site on a daily basis, even though we had no previous experience. We would highly recommend 45b.”
Peter Wilson, Prestige Car Bodies
The finished design has exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend 45b for your website design
“We are delighted with our new website. The site is attractive, professional and easy to navigate. Craig understood the look and feel that we wanted to create and the finished design has exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend 45b for your website design.”
Paula Mackay, Liberty Blooms
“Craig from 45b provided me with an amazing website which included everything that I asked him for. He was very professional, patient and helpful throughout the whole process. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone looking for a website.”
Janice Robertson – JR Chair Covers & Bows
“We appreciated Craig’s straightforward, no nonsense approach. He was quick to understand what we wanted, with an almost intuitive response.”
Jane Livingstone – Avocado Sweet
Made all my website dreams come true and delivered me exactly what I envisaged
“Craig at 45b web design has been a joy to work with. He made all my website dreams come true and delivered me exactly what I envisaged. He made web design easy to understand and it is such a support to know he is there with advice whenever i need it. I am really pleased to have worked with a local designer, it made such a difference to meet Craig in person and talk through all our ideas. I would highly recommend him to anyone who wants a well designed website by a great company.”
Emily Hogarth – Emily Hogarth Designs
“45b has been great from start to finish. Craig was always willing to listen to my ideas and any changes I wanted made were not a problem. The site was delivered very quickly which I was impressed with and the work is excellent and really reflects what my business is all about. I would recommend 45b for anyone wanting a good qualtiy, professional looking website.”
Caroline Miller – CM Boutique
No drama, great value and excellent service. I was delighted. Extremely good value for top-drawer service
“I would always work with 45b. I have searched for years for someone like Craig who just gets it and makes it happen. No drama, great value and excellent service. I was delighted. Extremely good value for top-drawer service.”
Tom Melville – Elements for Home
“I’ve not had a chance to leave a testimonial till now as the website has been bringing in new business already! I’d like to thank 45b so much for designing my great new website. Craig took the time to understand my business and what I was trying to achieve and developed a stunning website that projected I wanted. Already I’ve had lots of positive comments from existing & new clients about how good my website is and therefore motivated them to get in touch. I’m now very proud of my website. The feedback and response is proof that having a good website is part of a foundation of having a successful business! I was very impressed by how quickly Craig completed the website to such a high standard. He kept me updated regularly and I was able to see the website coming together stage by stage. The design, navigation and backend usability are all user-friendly and Craig made the whole process hassle free. I’m now able to update my website when I need to. But Know Craig is just a phone call away if I have any problems. Many thanks once again for designing my wonderful new website.”
Cari MacLennan – Aspen Therapies
I’ve not had a chance to leave a testimonial till now as the website has been bringing in new business already!
“We have been delighted with the overall service provided by 45b Web Design and particularly with our new website. Craig is extremely knowledgeable and brought a lot of great ideas and insight into the process of creating our new website. He is easy to work with, responsive and always on-hand to advise on all aspects of the work involved. We would encourage anyone who is looking for anything from web design advice to a completely new website to engage 45b.”
Melanie McAllan – Scapatech
“As soon as I spoke to Craig I knew I could work with him. A big thank you for taking the jargon out of building a new web site and making the whole process so simple and straightforward. It was such a pleasure to work with Craig and his advice and assistance throughout the process has been invaluable. Delighted with the layouts and how everything looks and Craig made some great suggestions along the way. I chose 45b because I wanted a personal service and felt that they were part of my team from the start, supportive, flexible and easy to work with and I feel confident that as the company grows Craig is just a click away!”
Susan Walker – Love Nuthatch
The project was delivered ahead of time and below budget. We found working with 45b to be a pleasure, being pro-active and re-active to get the site live and functional.
“R biomedical is delighted to endorse 45b as their web designer. 45b provided R biomedical with a secure database driven web site with an elegant design. Underlying the fabric of the web site is a secure database system that allows controlled logon and managed data. The project was delivered ahead of time and below budget. We found working with 45b to be a pleasure, being pro-active and re-active to get the site live and functional. We would highly recommend 45b.”
Joe Mee – R Biomedical
“45b have done an amazing job creating a new website for c:card – NHS Lothians most accessed Sexual Health Service. Craig was so easy to work with and took us with him every step of the way. He made what could have been a daunting process fun and exciting. We now have a website that is much clearer and easier for our clients to use. The back up service and user manual Craig has provided is excellent. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Craig and 45b to others who want a quality website designed to their specifications at a cost which is great value for money.”
Mark Baillie – NHS Lothian
We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend 45b to any charity or organisation wanting to increase their profile on the internet – a truly professional service
“45b has produced a really professional, eye catching and interactive website for Positive Help. We have really enjoyed working with Craig who has been supportive and knowledgeable throughout the process. When we were originally seeking funding for our website Craig took the time to help us understand what we could get out of a website and how we could maximise the work our website could do to raise our profile as a charity. Once we secured funding Craig was endlessly patient as we put together the site content and amended copy and images. He has produced a great design that presents our work with people affected by HIV/AIDS in the Edinburgh in an easily accessible and clear way. We also found the CMS training really easy to follow and have already put it into practise. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Craig and 45b to any charity or organisation wanting to increase their profile on the internet – a truly professional service.”
Ros McIntosh – Positive Help
“45b have created a website which not only was visually very sympathetic to our brand but is very easy for us to manage and update and integrates well with our social networks. They approached our project with a good deal of enthusiasm and listened carefully to our aims and ideas – we came up with a number of ideas in the development stage which we weren’t sure were possible but 45b have found a way to incorporate them all.”
Duncan Gray – Triple G Music
Soon after our meeting 45b had produced a website which exceeded my expectations. I would have no hesitation in recommending 45b
“Soon after our meeting 45b had produced a website which exceeded my expectations. The look and feel of the website was excellent. Craig could see just what I needed and matched my practices aims and objectives: professional and high standards yet friendly and approachable. My clients come from all walks of life and the graphics and pictures reflected this. He introduced lots of neat ideas and the content management system is easy to use and keeps the website fresh. I would have no hesitation in recommending Craig and 45b.”
Chris Monk – Dunedin Vets
“45b have produced a great web site which is easy to navigate and has professional images. I have found Craig to be extremely intuitive to the needs of my business and his web design skills are excellent. I really appreciated Craig’s patience, dedication and innovative ideas, which he applied to designing the Safe People Handling web site. Whist other web designers often create a template and this is left unchanged for some time, 45b are active in assisting their customers update their web site to keep in fresh and increase business. I am pleased to recommend 45b for their method of working and talented design skills.”
Norma Findlay – Safe People Handling
“We were really happy with The Murrayfield Nursery’s web page and the service you gave. You were professional, reliable, flexible and made it stress free for both of us. We would highly recommend your service and will definitely be in contact in the near future.”
Maxine Smith – Murrayfield Nursery
“Many thanks, the website has been very well received by all our pupils and other contacts.”
Dave Brown – My Driving School
“Thanks to 45b for creating a great website. They provided a very professional service and I would definitely recommend Craig and 45b.”
Brendon Hartt – Xplosive Fitness
“ENABLE Scotland and respectme needed someone who could work quickly and closely with us on our anti-bullying site, so we were delighted with 45b. They really understood what we were trying to achieve and were really responsive to our needs. I would definitely recommend them.”
Rosie McIntosh – ENABLE Scotland
Most importantly it has made a difference to the magazine’s revenue as an increasing number of advertisers in the magazine came via the website. I would have no hesitation in recommending 45b
“When I decided that the next stage for the 702Gazette was to have a website, Craig of 45b came highly recommended. I had only vague ideas of what I wanted and working with Craig was so easy – from the initial concept to completion, he listened, made suggestions (and coffee!) and came up with a final product which not only needed very little ‘tweaking’ but has also made the 702Gazette brand more professional. I’m sure the site is complicated to design but its very easy for me to update (and I know Craig keeps his eye on it as he contacts me to let me know if I make a mistake on it!) and so simple for customers to navigate. Most importantly it has made a difference to the magazine’s revenue as an increasing number of advertisers in the magazine came via the website. I would have no hesitation in recommending Craig and 45b.”
Gillian Thomson – Edinburgh South West magazine
“45b have created a fabulous new website for Sara Sutherland Interiors and I am delighted. Sara Sutherland Interiors were looking to create a new website as a marketing and promotional tool to take the business to the next level. I have worked with 45b for over 5 years and find the service exceptional – professional, efficient and excellent value for money. Thank you so much.”
Sara Sutherland – Sara Sutherland Interiors
A joy to work with and extremely helpful and professional
“Thanks to 45b for an excellent web site. The response from the public has been great. This is our second site created by 45b and I would highly recommend their work to anyone. I always find them a joy to work with and extremely helpful and professional.”
Steve Cochrane – Music for Scotland
“The Scruffy Dug Co. were looking for someone to deliver a professional website that would convey a great first impression to our potential new customers. 45b not only met our expectations, but exceeded them, providing us with a first class website alongside fantastic customer service.”
Jemma Wallace – Scruffy Dug Co.
“As an image consultant, the look of my site was very important to me and 45b got it spot on. They listened to what I wanted and also offered their professional advice and opinions. The site was built very quickly and they’ve been really helpful in guiding me on how to add to it in the future. I am really pleased with the end result.”
Judith Campbell – Feel Brand New
“When we decided to completely revamp the Scotmid website, we were recommended to contact 45b. We wanted to update the look of our site and split it into four different divisional sites but have some design consistency across the these sites. From the very first meeting I have been impressed by the professional approach, technical ability and creative design. 45b have created a finished product tailored to our specific needs, and done so efficiently and creatively. There is no doubt that we will use 45b in the future.”
Patricia Edington – Scotmid
“Many thanks for website – it is fab and so easy to maintain! I have been delighted with this service & will be highly recommending you!”
Eileen Stevenson – Pop Party
“45b pulled together initial concepts and designs into a website for our art holiday company. The result was a professional looking site that reflected the values of our business – and importantly one that works well. In addition to producing well designed sites, 45b is technically strong and can guide you on how best to optimise your website.”
James Fraser – Purple Heather Art Holidays
An all-round, friendly and reliable service for our online requirements
“I’ve had a working relationship with 45b for over three years. They built and developed a comprehensive website for the consultancy. They also host the website and efficiently manage updates and our email accounts. An all-round, friendly and reliable service for our online requirements.”
Liz Fraser – Quietstorm Marketing
“I was extremely pleased as I now have a website that looks credible and unique. The most encouraging factor is that we have seen an upturn in our bookings which we would not have achieved without the website. 45b have continued to provide an efficient after-service, updating the website at our request and making useful recommendations for increasing the traffic to our website.”
Richard Lyon – Seattle Wedding Band
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