31interactive is a Belfast based web design and development agency
We specialise in the design, build, evaluation and improvement of corporate, public sector, campaign and ecommerce websites. Our Digital Consultants can also help improve existing websites that are...
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Are you confident your design requirements are being met? Being just pretty or funky isn't the way forward
The success of a new website, a redesign or a campaign website cannot just be based on aes...
A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. The only personal information a cookie can obtain is information a user supplies him or he...
The Cookie Law is a new piece of privacy legislation that requires websites to obtain consent from visitors to store or retrieve any information on a computer or any other web connected device, lik...
To effectively sell online, you need fluid navigation systems, logical product categorisation, clear pricing, simple check out and error free payment.
Our expertise and understanding of what makes...
Our websites and mobile devices
Every website that we create is compatible with modern mobile devices including the latest iPad and iPhone.
Nearly 2/3 of consum...
Our team of Digital Consultants make sure that every application we deliver has all the necessary elements required to achieve successful target audience reach.
We specialise in the following:
Social media is arguably the most prolific media platform for branding and marketing campaigns at this time
Social media apps are an ideal way to:
Customise a users experience
Engage further w...
A company intranet can benefit employees and managers and can save a company money.
An intranet is:
"A local or restricted communications network, a private network created using World Wide Web so...
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A set of ramblings, ideas, opinions and news from the 31interactive team.
Managing your content
Are you in control of your website or is it in control of you?Choosing the right content management system for your website is a key component to its success. 31interactive has developed a content ...
Our team of experienced Programmers, Designers and Digital Consultants are based in offices in the centre of Belfast. Established in 2010, 31interactive focuses on delivering top quality web soluti...
Why The Facebook Login
We require you to log in to your Facebook account primarily so that we can avoid spam. This will help ensure that the content on our website is as clean as possible for our readers.
Back Office Integration
31interactive can help you securely link your current internal systems with your website.
Common applications include:
Online order processing
If your website isn't performing for your business, we can help.
There are some key elements to making a website work that only become apparent once your web project is completed - and these haven'...
Web Browsers. A geeks perspective
Choose your weapon... and keep it shiny
The internet is an amazing tool which almost everyone is familiar with. These days its an almost essential asset for our professional and personal lives, bu...
Social Media on your SEO
The rules of search have changed, in fact they change all the time, at least 500 times a year Google update their algorithms. For many years there has always been a question as to how importa...
Email Marketing in 2012
Email marketing has become an integral part of online marketing in the last three years. According to research from Bit Rebels email users are expected to reach 3.4 billion by 2014. Tha...
Creating Great Content for your Website
In our last blog we touched on how important it was to segment your emails. We are going to reinforce this statement and show you the relevance of smart, targeted content.
Content is vital in all ...
31 Ways to Generate Traffic to your Website
Word of mouth was historically the best way to drive people to your site in the early days of the internet. However, now with search engines and everyone aiming for high page rankings the game has ...
Mobile capability and your business site
With the vast amount of smartphones on the go in 2012, it should seem obvious to business owners that their websites should render on a mobile or tablet device. Look at the statistics, in Q2 of 201...
How to utilise Facebook's Newsfeed to get your customers attention
Facebook just like Google, use algorithms to determine what stories reach you in your newsfeed. This algorithm is known as Edgerank. Without Edgerank, users would be overwhelmed with the amount of ...
Are you afraid of Social Media?
Top tips on how best to comment:
1. Apply your common sense- Always pause and think before commenting or sharing an opinion. If in doubt don't do it- STOP and seek advice from your manager.
10 ways to reduce your websites bounce rate
Bounce rate is the percentage of people who arrive on your site and leave without visiting a second page.
Bounce rates vary depending on the type of website. According to Google 40%-60% for conten...
How to handle trolls on Social Media sites
Having a social media presence is vital in today's market; companies need to have a voice in an open public forum. This can be extremely daunting to a lot of businesses. Many people use social medi...
Web Design considerations for 2013
How people browse the web is changing rapidly – with the huge rise in sales of tablets and smartphones more and more web publishers are having to re-consider how they present content.
Reasons to take on Social Media
Death of Flash
When flash dominated web development in the late 90's it provided web browsing experiences that pushed the boundaries of online activity at this time. Its main advantage was that it provided a rich...
Have you tried Qwiki yet?
We are loving this new Qwiki app at 31interactive. It is available for IOS users only at present.
Qwikis allows you to share your content via Facebook, Twitter, Email or SMS, and embed on your blo...
Our MD takes on Vietnam.
From the 24 October to 3 November 2013, our Managing Director at 31interactive, Tara Russell will be trekking across North Vietnam's Sapa region all in aid of Action Cancer.
By taking part in th...