digital design, branding and marketing agency Cardiff
 

When is a website not a website?

 
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When it’s

  • an online channel

  • a business platform

  • your online brand

  • your support portal

  • your database

  • your ecommerce system

  • your passion

  • your responsibility

  • your key marketing tool

  • your livelihood…

This means it needs to work for you, your business, your organisation and your visitor.

 

Medium-to-large businesses

Small business or SME

Charity or third sector

 
 
 

We plan, design, build, manage, host and ‘create’ websites

We’ve been creating online for over 15 years.

At burningred, we have a very tailored service to provide holistic or specific website design & development services, from scoping & infrastructure planning, through to front end build, from database development through to content production and from populating websites through to marketing of your website.

We know two websites are never the same.

 
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Our specialisms

 
  • Creating scoping documents and detailed specifications

  • Mid - Enterprise level websites

  • Ecommerce website setup, integration and management

  • Wordpress build, and modification

  • Umbraco development

  • Small business packages

  • Third sector & charity websites

  • Marketing websites

  • Multi-agency working

  • Regular reporting

  • .NET development

  • PHP / MySQL

  • HTML

  • Creating a system that is right for you

  • Creating bespoke responsive xhtml designs for other developers

  • Content migration and population

  • Content planning and production

  • Annual SLAs

 
 
 

“Whatever your website goals, we can work out a digital plan of attack to deliver something inspirational for your most important business marketing asset.”

Alex Mills / Creative Director

 
 
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Meet the team

Our team is unique and we all have a role to play. We love the web in all its guises and the possibilities it creates.

  Alex Mills / Creative Director   Sets the vision, leads the design of the service (UX/UI), steers the helm with matching the requirements to the technology alongside Gareth and Marc. Then works with Meg to promote the website where needed.

Alex Mills / Creative Director

Sets the vision, leads the design of the service (UX/UI), steers the helm with matching the requirements to the technology alongside Gareth and Marc. Then works with Meg to promote the website where needed.

  Gareth Green / Technical Director   Takes the design (UX/UI) and works with the client and the team to manage the website development process, plan milestones and keep the client updated on progress.

Gareth Green / Technical Director

Takes the design (UX/UI) and works with the client and the team to manage the website development process, plan milestones and keep the client updated on progress.

  Gareth John / Design and Video   Works with the design to create online prototypes and produces rich media to make the site look great in addition to working great.

Gareth John / Design and Video

Works with the design to create online prototypes and produces rich media to make the site look great in addition to working great.

  Marc Stafford / Lead Database Developer   Creates bespoke and robust database solutions that can work as standalone CMS/CRM or plug directly into your existing CMS. Works with Alex on complex data solutions to match the specification to the client’s needs.

Marc Stafford / Lead Database Developer

Creates bespoke and robust database solutions that can work as standalone CMS/CRM or plug directly into your existing CMS. Works with Alex on complex data solutions to match the specification to the client’s needs.

  Michael Partridge / Front-end Website Development   Turns the design and visuals into responsive, beautiful websites. Ensures the final product works across multiple platforms and devices.

Michael Partridge / Front-end Website Development

Turns the design and visuals into responsive, beautiful websites. Ensures the final product works across multiple platforms and devices.

  Meg Hodson / Content & Digital Marketing   Creates and crafts the written content and plans and implements said content into websites and channels. Then works tirelessly to promote the website and bring visitors and traffic to your channels.

Meg Hodson / Content & Digital Marketing

Creates and crafts the written content and plans and implements said content into websites and channels. Then works tirelessly to promote the website and bring visitors and traffic to your channels.

 
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Starting from scratch?

 
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One of the biggest challenges we ever face is getting all the content from the client … so we’ve made it easy for you!

Our website service can include making fresh, exciting, new content in various guises (design, copywriting, video, photography & illustration).

Great text, video, photo and imagery can turbocharge your website from ‘ok’ to ‘amazing’.

A lot can be created quickly and efficiently - this is our difference.

 
 
 
 

“It’s been bloody brilliant working with you guys - you’ve helped me so much, you’ve been invaluable!”

Lisa Matthews / Young Wrexham, Wrexham CBC

 
 
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Core website design & development services

 
  • Website planning & mapping

  • Scoping

  • Domain name registration

  • Hosting management

  • Website design

  • Website build using Wordpress or Squarespace

  • Content Management System integrations (via Umbraco / .NET / wordpress)

  • Bespoke database developments (.php / .NET)

  • SSL & security

 
  • Content migration

  • Ecommerce (plus population / photography)

  • Mobile friendly / responsive websites as standard

  • GDPR compliant websites

  • Training & support

  • Digital marketing strategy & implementation (optional)

  • Social media setup (inc. Google business listing / Facebook / Instagram / Youtube / etc)

 
 
Spiros - the fine dining caterers website design and build

“We’ve neglected our current website - it’s all out of date and don’t know where to start…”

This is a common problem; you end up sliding into a digital vortex where your online does not represent your offline. Sometimes starting from a blank sheet of paper is the best idea.

Keith Edwards - website and branding

“I don’t have the time to spend getting everything together…”

We’ve developed unique ways to get all the information we need to build your website and develop your online brand. We will make the most from your time and leave you to do what you do best.

Chai street - digital marketing website

“We’d love to be able to sell products and services online…”

All our websites can be easily deployed with ecommerce functionality. From online booking systems through to product sales - we have the system that can match your budget and requirement.

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Multi-platform support

We use a variety of the best technology and Content Management Systems to get you the best website and ecommerce solution for your brand and budget

 
 

"burningred have been a strong creative partner who have provided excellent leadership, problem solving and general advice."

Lisa Matthews | Young Wrexham, Wrexham CBC

 
 
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Specialist website and database services

Building websites is one thing, throwing data around and expecting them to work is another. These are our specialist data and web services.

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CONSULTATION & SCOPING

What is it you need to develop?

This question is sometimes easy to answer, but rarely is it quite so straight forward. With over 60 years' collective experience of website development, we can help you make correct choices.

We won't ever suggest solutions you don't need. Our web development is always geared towards giving you the right fit for your unique requirements.

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UX / UI

Dedicated UX / UI & HTML templates

From planning journeys and visitors through to desired outcomes, we create beautiful cross-browser and device html, integrating into popular enterprise level solutions such as Wordpress, Drupal, Umbraco, Squarespace and more.

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BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

Data that works harder

Sell more. Save time. Save resource.

From time tracking systems through to migration of legacy data and content to newer systems - data is at the heart of your business. 

Do you manage your stock efficiently? Is your data stored safely and securely?

We offer solutions that are developed with business-driven decisions in mind, so will, by their very nature, deliver an ROI.

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PLUGIN POWER

Wordpress-specific plugins & development

Modify the world's most popular CMS to do what you need it to - from bespoke plugin development through to building upon existing software, we deliver tailor-made solutions to fit your requirements.

All of our web solutions are user-focused and site specific, with no ongoing costs or subscription fees.

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Power add-ons

Maximise your website & marketing with these powerful additions

Email marketing for business

E-mail marketing

Still the best way to communicate to your audiences. We create/setup: online systems, bespoke templates, mobile friendly, mailing list management, & GDPR compliant processes.

Social media

Social media

Integrate technology and processes to share and build. Setup, design, content, acquisition integration, audience building, training, brand-styles, videos, stories, Facebook advertising, Google Adwords / PPC.

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Advertising

It’s all about driving traffic to your channel. We love using Facebook ads, boosted content, Google pay-per-click, Instagram, LinkedIn, email marketing and clever ways to find & attract your audience.

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Training

Get the most by learning how to make sure your marketing efforts get out there. We cover: Content Management Systems, Wordpress, Search Engine Optimisation, working in teams, processes, image editing, content sharing and much more.

 
Ecommerce

Ecommerce

Sell products and services online through a variety of services. From just one product through to thousands - we know just the system!

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Content migration

We can take the migraine out of content migration. Let us work with your data, existing website or scraps of paper - we’ll weave into logical, enticing and relevant online content.

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Security, domain and hosting guardians

We can make this area of website management easy for you. We liase and deal daily within these fields.

Video blogs and tutorials

Rich content production

Use video blogs to add oomph to your content and explain more with less. What’s better than a picture - well, a video! They last longer & have a bigger impact for your brand.

 

Interested in driving more traffic and building your online brand? Find out more about our approach to digital marketing.

 
 

“We love working with burningred - as it’s just so easy!

They really understand us as people and our brand - they just get it … they have great flair and a unique approach to marketing with huge attention to detail.

The whole team is approachable, friendly and totally professional - making it so easy for us.”

Lisa Borg / Director at SPIROS

 
 
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Our most frequent 'type' of work we do

Seem familiar? These are typical examples of the kind of work we do for clients.

 

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Creating a dedicated UX/UI pathway for your developers to integrate.

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Restructuring, organising and re-building websites that have lost focus.

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Scoping new large-scale websites to produce tender documents.

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Creating high impact websites with content and marketing potential and appeal.

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Want to discuss further?

 

We’re based in South Wales, UK but work successfully with clients throughout the UK and internationally.

Check our FAQs or feel free to call the office & chat to Alex at 02920 462600

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