The University has helped draw new talent into the area, and as a result there are over 150 web designers in Peterborough ranging from sole traders up to larger web design studios.
There are also a wide number of full service agencies that offer web solutions alongside other marketing services, such as design, PR and development.
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We do advise businesses that working with a local creative agency is best, rather than having to travel 2-3 hours for a meeting.
As meetings play such a crucial roll in the communication process; sitting down and chatting about designs, brainstorming marketing strategies is something that is essential for a successful site.
The city is quite isolated from other neighbouring major cities, being in the north of Cambridgeshire, and as such for local businesses it makes good sense to use a local agency.
The alternative is using a designer that is a long way away which makes visiting them a problem.
The advantage of using a company that is local, is that there will be a closer working relationship, resulting in a better design of your site.
One thing that is important is experience. By selecting someone who knows your industry, knows how the market works and what your competitors are doing, this should result in a more efficient site that works for you.
Through meeting with the agency, you can quiz them on what current clients they have from your sector, and other relevant issues.
Once it is created, the hard work is yet to come, getting website visitors to it.
This is a two pronged attack, in the short term and long term.
Short term, PPC is the best option. This can be set up in less than a day, however is quite specialist. Many web companies in Peterborough do offer PPC, hut you do need an expert.
PPC can be very expensive, particularly if it is not done right. If you would like to get quotes from a few PPC companies in Peterborough, we can help.
Long term, you want to get people naturally finding you on search engines, this is done through optimisation (also known as SEO).
Search engine optimisation is quite a specialist area of marketing, therefore you do want to choose the right agency.
Some web designers offer SEO, but we can get you quotes from a few SEO agencies in Peterborough if you like.
It is important to know that SEO does take time, normally 6-12 months.
All marketing agencies in Peterborough are different, with different skills and different design rates.
This being the case all website design prices will vary and as such, the need to compare quotes and shop around is important in order to get the best deal.
Finding the right agency is important, the cheapest site is not always the best, but getting a balance between cost, location and industry experience is important.
Peterborough is a low lying city that is situated on the River Nene.
There has been evidence of occupation since the Bronze Age and through the Roman occupation.
It grew rapidly at the turn of the 19th Century when the railways boosted the economy due to the local brick manufacture.
More recently Peterborough has undergone a £1 billion upgrade on the town centre and local amenities.
The city is growing quickly as is the local economy; population figures have gone up seven fold in the last century to just under 200,000 currently.