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Richard is the co-founder of Brookstone. He also takes a leading role in SEO and marketing the websites we design. 


Nothing upsets Richard more than poor website design, he rants on about how important it is for every business to have an outstanding website and can't understand why so many businesses don't! He goes on about websites being a shop window for a business and why would you deliberately let your shop window look poor and uninspiring. Nothing winds him up more so please don't start him off!

What UX can do for your Website

What UX can do for your Website
‘User experience design (UX, UXD, UED or XD) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, a...
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Amazon to Use Delivery Drones in UK

Amazon to Use Delivery Drones in UK
Amazon's plans for parcel delivery by drones is no secret, but did you know they now have approval by the UK Government for drone trials over her...
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Sainsbury Argos Takeover

Sainsbury Argos Takeover
Sainsburys have been given the go-ahead to takeover Argos by the UK's competition authority and if this goes through it could make a huge impact on th...
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Brookstone Opens Studio No 2

Brookstone Opens Studio No 2
Our new studio has been a long time coming, but the wait has been so worth it, as it allows us to continue our growth without being forced into leavin...
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Why Mobile Responsive Websites Matter

Why Mobile Responsive Websites Matter
I read a report from Google this week that makes for interesting reading. According to a Google report, searches related to shopping on smartphones i...
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Ecommerce is changing, will you keep up?

Ecommerce is changing, will you keep up?
When was the last time you ordered something online? Today? Earlier week? This month? We’re a nation of ecommerce obsessives and as we increasingly ...
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Amazon Fresh enters the grocery market

Amazon Fresh enters the grocery market
The seasonal results from the supermarkets were recently released and in the 12 weeks ending 3rd January, sales at Tesco, ASDA and Morrisons fell by 0...
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John Lewis Online sales

John Lewis Online sales
I watched a documentary on John Lewis recently, following their build up to Christmas. It was fascinating to say the least, but what grabbed my attent...
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Budget Websites v Premium Websites

Budget Websites v Premium Websites
Budget Websites or Premium Websites Choosing what kind of website you need can be challenging. Do you use a low cost template or do you invest i...
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The cost of a website

The cost of a website
Often we are asked the timeless question – how much does a website cost? Before we answer this question, how can you actually define the difference b...
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15 Tips To Finding The Perfect Web Designer

15 Tips To Finding The Perfect Web Designer
It is such an important decision when choosing a website designer, let’s face it you are putting a huge amount of trust in them to help you grow your ...
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Joomla vs Wordpress

Joomla vs Wordpress
Joomla or Wordpress Joomla and Wordpress are CMS platforms on which websites are built, they are arguably the two best platforms on the market, but w...
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Who Owns My Website

Who Owns My Website
 Who Owns Your Website? It was recently suggested that we should use our blog to answer some frequently asked questions relating to websites and...
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Life is like a ball pit

Life is like a ball pit
Life is like a ball pit… 

 Ball pits…
I’m beginning to think ball pits don’t crop up often enough in our adult lives. Do you feel the same way? I h...
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Is cash dead YET? 



b2ap3_thumbnail_ecommerce.jpgI read a story about cash this week and thought I would share it with you, especially as it’s so relevant to our business sector here at Brookstone wi...
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What Is SEO and is it really worth it?

What Is SEO and is it really worth it?
What is SEO and is it really worth it? I'm often (and understandably) asked the question what is SEO? Well I could go on for hours explaining it – I...
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Richard's Rant

Richard's Rant! Yes you’ve guessed it… we’ve had a website facelift. But the truth is it’s left me a little embarrassed. Why? Because it has been ...
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Welcome To Brookstone's Website Facelift!

Hello and welcome to Brookstone’s new and very overdue website facelift. It’s been a long time in the making as we’re always so busy making other busi...
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