A new multilingual WordPress site, localised in French and English, with two distinct country specific domains. Normally these are done as a single site on the same domain, but this is completely the wrong thing to do. More on the SEO and the .fr version of the site very soon. But first thing is first the .co.uk is to appeal to the UK market, but we still be trying to pick-up some terms in the .ie searches.
A new site for Briana Palma a freelance writer based in both Dublin and her home town of Boston. This was a small WordPress build of only 2 pages and a portfolio, but there is a blog and other pages to follow. SEO for this site will be around the dual geographies of Ireland and the US, so challenging but still very doable. More to come and check out the new site.
Ollie & Mac is a brand new WordPress ecommerce site launching with a pretty serious bang. Not to discuss client sales in too much depth, but I can say that scores of sales happened in a matter of days and the site is getting massive amounts of traffic. Emcommerce sites are prone to some sneaky SEO leaks and especially slow if not correctly tweaked at a server and WordPress install level.
A rescue and a redesign in one, this was a blacknight hosted site and one that had been hacked in a fairly serious way. The site had also lost nearly all its SERP and SEO ranking and was blacklisted in a number of online watchdog directories. A move to Spiral and a new responsive SEO friendly theme have resolved all the issues and made security rock solid and the sites SERPs are now all clean and rising up the ranks on google.
A brand new portfolio style, high design WordPress site for this stylish Dublin Hair Salon. Sugar Cubed are based in the heart of Dublin’s Creative Quarter and one of our few Purple Flag locations in the county so the site needed to match the high end market and style of this high end beauty and hair salon. Initial SEO and Social promotion came as standard and there may be more to come if needed.
A new WordPress site designed to sell courses and promote the all new Louis Copeland National Tailoring Academy. The new NTA WordPress site was a restructure of content, navigation and the implementation of a new responsive theme. The entire site is undergoing a new SEO strategy and social media campaign, keep an eye on this one as it is about to go global.
The DFF 2013 is a new WordPress site for the Dublin City BID. The event is due to launch this year on the 5th – 8th September and the new site has just launched to bolster the offline activity. The old WordPress theme was in need of a little repair and there was also a hosting move to help deal with the higher levels of traffic and up the overall speed of the site. SEO is ongoing and the DFF were already very well established.
Rob Ryan is a Dublin based WordPress Developer, Social Media Manager and all round general web advertising guy. Rob’s new WordPress site is now part of the WordPressDeveloper.ie group of sites and will be adding to the social services offered from that site. SEO is already kicking in and Rob is working away himself to boost SEO via social and back linking.
Remember those old Apple Drop sweets? Well now they are back in the form of a Dublin based Corporate Video and Media Company. The Apple Drop site is a fully responsive WordPress development, working on everything from a TV to a small smartphone. Blogging, social promotions and SEO are ongoing and this site should be hitting top spots in the coming days and weeks.
PSS.ie was a new logo and WordPress theme for this long established Irish EPOS Supplier. Positive System Solutions have a huge range of services, software and hardware provider, with a main focus on EPOS and Microsoft RMS. As with all my recent sites this is another Responsive WordPress theme. SEO is going well & the new site structure will help the promotion.
A new site for myself and one which I already dominate a lot of search real estate for the term WordPress SEO Ireland. Long story short this is a simple little one page site, more to come here, just it might be 12 months before I get around to it, so no sense in leaving this good domain bare. Anyway the domain is self explanatory it is a site for Search Engine optimisation for WordPress, also rockets, spacemen and some HTML5.
A site I am helping out with on the SEO for Dublin based Graphic Designer Eoin Kearney. The site is a new and clean design with a brand new logo and photography. Anyway I am here to help with the SEO and already the site is indexed and climbing. That said with a dictionary term for a brand name it may be a few weeks before we see it hit #1, promotion is ongoing.
A new WordPress site for Dublin Restaurant PYG. Food and decor are stunning and I recreated a little bit of the PYG style within the site. Online reservations and WordPress managed menus make this a real easy to update site. The PYG Cafe also features as a single page with custom menus and social links. SEO is beginning and there is already a nice social media following. SEO is going well and looking good for #1.
The Rainbow Run is a 5K Fun Run in aid of charity and the first of it’s kind in Ireland. This site is a WordPress CMS linked to EventBrite for online ticket purchase and event management. The site is going really well with 15,000 unique visits in less than 10 days. All the SEO work is now done and the site is #1 for all the major rainbow run search terms. This site is already succeeding and shows no signs of stopping.
A new personal site show casing some pure HTML5 development. The site should become a nice little SEO niche and I am hoping I will be able to add a new blog to it in the coming weeks to branch out and offer an Irish HTML resource. Checkout the site no WordPress here but some nice little animations, this one is best viewed using Chrome, but should work on all browsers.
CDS or Critical Data Service are a Dublin based Data Recovery company with a difference. Specialising in RAID Array Recovery and Data Recovery these guys are serious pros. A new google feature on site allows you tour there 100 Cleanroom and office using street view, check it out it’s pretty cool. SEO for this project is going really well and CDS are now #1 for Data Recovery Dublin.
Niall Strickland is a Dublin based Business Mentor and Management Expert. Niall has decades of experience and now has a brand new AI driven business analysis software. This software along with Niall’s videos and Articles give everything from practical advice to business management strategies. The site is WordPress driven and linked to mailinglist and premium subscription based content.
Sign for Fun is an Irish charity for deaf culture and Irish Sign Language. The site is bright and colourful and aimed mainly at parents and children. Sign for Fun aim to spread deaf culture, news and information, while promoting Irish Sign Language at home and abroad. There are videos and games as well as a blog that is becoming very active, with articles and comments after only a few days.
Tasty, Tasty, Tasty! That’s what I think of this brand new site for Dublin based Italian Restaurant & pizzeria Toscana Dún Laoghaire. One of Dublin’s most famous Italian Restaurants has just had an online facelift and a brand new responsive WordPress site and SEO campaign. Heaps more to come on this one as it rockets up the listings on Google for 2013, check it out and take it from me the food is amazing!
Phil is a good mate of mine and an ex colleague from my days at Agency.com & Cawley Nea\TBWA. Phil is now Client side for Permanent TSB making his mark as their online manager and Digital Strategist. I just recently launched his portfolio a week or so back and this site is an AJAX/PHP driven vcard style one page site. Check out Phil’s portfolio and contact details on his brand spanking new site.
O’Brien Expo Services or OB Expo are a Dublin based supplier of all things Expo related. From design and concept to build and management OB Expo service some of the biggest names and venues in Dublin. The site is a WordPress driven and mainly focused on OB Expo’s portfolio. The site is perfomring really well and is at a page rank of 4 already, watch this space for more info…
Phil Murphy is an ex colleague from my Ad Agency days here in Dublin. Phil like many account directors is moving his focus primarily to digital. The site acts as a showcase for his recent campaigns, planning and strategy. The site is up and running a few days and there is another smaller v-card style site coming soon. SEO will be done by Phil himself but the initial index is going well, check back for more.
A New WordPress theme for Meath based Wedding Photographers Penry Photography. They had an existing WordPress site and wanted a more stylish look and feel with a focus on SEO and conversion. The site was redesigned with a new full screen gallery home page and a modular design that works on any device.
A move from Drupal to WordPress for the Sligo Golf Club Male Voice Choir. The site was previously difficult to update and had a very drab design. The Sligo MVC site is now updated and already jumping up the ranks for male voice choir and other related terms as well as being simple to update and a lot more kind on the eye.
A WordPress eCommerce site launched for Lorna Burton an Irish Designer of Ethical Vegan Leather bags. The site is a stylish fullscreen mix of contemporary portfolio and simple shopping using PayPal. The site was a redesign for the Autumn/Winter collection, check out the site to see the full range.
Leaving Cert Mind Maps is the brain child of Tammy Strickland and is a continuation of her very successful Junior Cert MindMaps. The site is WordPress driven, giving information on every aspect of the Leaving Cert syllabus. PDF sales are integrated via PayPal and subscriptions and formus are being developed in the coming months.
A new WordPress site for Dublin based Videographer Brendan Galvin. The site was a simple but cost effective WordPress solution to get Brendan online for the first time and help direct business via SEO. The site is being optimised for Wedding Video, Corporate Video and also for Brendan’s own name. Check out the site as it rises up the ranks.
A tumblr style WordPress theme for this Irish Wedding and Funeral singer. The site is a blog driven WordPress site, with a focus on media. Custom post types allow Feargal Harrington showcase his news, music and videos in his brand new WordPress site. Check out Fergal Harrington and his recent work at the Rose of Tralee.
A new fresh WordPress website for this great charity based in Cork. The Cork Association for Autism now have a brand new .ie domain and bright SEO friendly WordPress site, connected to flickr and now taking PayPal Donations. A fresh new PR launch and the new site will help the CAA raise the vital funds they need, check out the new site.
A gallery driven WordPress theme for this Dublin Printing and Photo Restoration specialists the Pictorium. This was a brand new site for this business and it showcases a large amount of there printing, framing and restoration services. The site comes with some handy shortcodes to allow for easy use of galleries and portfolios, check out the new site.
Converting a paper catalogue to a website is a great way to save money and make changes without a need to re-print. Cullen and Bohan have a huge collection of packaging supplies and the challenge here was to order the stock in a simple and SEO friendly layout. Check out the new WordPress site, with it’s stylish navigation and fresh new logo & design.
A new WordPress theme for a Dublin based makeup artist Alyson Smyth, the site was a revamp of an old theme which was drab and in need of SEO. The new site is loaded with galleries, testimonials and easy to update services pages, linked to PayPal. The site has some great example’s of Alyson’s work with some excellent photos.
An ecommerce and brochure WordPress site just launched for a health product called Aculife. Aculife is a form of Chinese medicine and coins the term Magnetic Wave Therapy. Aculife is a Magnetic Wave Therapy treatment that offers acupuncture effects without needles. Check out this new WordPress site to find out more.
A brand spanking new WordPress site for Eanan Patterson, really nice guy and a real pro. The site has a simple, stylish look and feel, modern fonts and big design with a focus on HD photography. The old site was flash-based, all the good bits were moved to WordPress and the sites hosting was updated. Check out this new stylish WordPress site.
A new WordPress site and a port from Drupal. The old site had some pretty strange URL structure and was in need of SEO site-wide. Forza have a wide range of Marketing Services, but the main SEO focus will be around Direct Marketing, for Cork and Ireland as a whole. The site has been moving up the ranks in Google since it’s update.
DC Media a Dublin-based Wedding Video company. This was a port form a static html site to WordPress, with an old blog being integrated into the site. The brief was to update the site’s look and feel, make it more search friendly and to allow the client to update. All done in one change and you guessed it – that was a move to WordPress.
Take3Trio are a Stylish Dublin based trio. We developed a brand new WordPress website for the guys, integrating YouTube and allowing for Social Sharing, blogging and a really easy to update website. The Image gallery is linked to Flickr so the guys have a single easy way to update images and save on the hosting bills. Check out the new site & find out more.
Everything IT are an Irish IT Services company, based in Sandyford, Dublin. Everything IT are exactly as their name suggests a one stop shop for anything from Individual PC sales to Corporate Network Management. The guys are some of the best in the business, with services to suit any size organisation. With a client list ranging from schools all the way through to large Multinational Companies and Government agencies, the Everything IT team can provide.
Yoga, Reiki Healing & Positive Living are all the themes within Danielle Donnelly’s new WordPress site. This fresh WordPress theme lets Danielle showcase the range of her services, with a custom gallery and services section, this is one we are really proud of here at WordPress Developer Ireland, check out Danielle’s relaxing site.
CMC Carpentry are a Wicklow based Carpentry and Construction firm, owned by Colm Murphy. The site has a fresh WordPress theme with a specialised layout, which will resize to fit any device. The site’s image gallery is easily updated via flickr and the theme has a variety of easy to use functions, making it very easy to update.
Red Dog Productions are an Irish based supplier of Autocue and Teleprompter Services. The brief was to create a stylish site that was very SEO friendly. The goal was simple, get to #1 for Autocue Ireland on Google, sounds easy doesn’t it?
Diarmuid and the guys in Red Dog had an old html coming soon page and the time had come for a full site and more importantly a new look and feel. The Red Dog ‘Dog’ itself is was redeveloped and given a nice new 3D pixar style look with bucket loads of attitude. The site design was to keep with the Red that the brand was well know for. The breath and quality of clients, equipment and services were at the forefront to help lift the business’s USPs and overall look and feel.
Autocue.ie was the full WordPress package with an short and sweet SEO campaign, which took around 10-12 days from development to #1 on Google. The site and it’s sister site teleprompter.ie both hit #1 after 10 days and were on page one 24 hours after launch. Checkout this stylish WordPress site and the new Red Dog ‘Mutt’.
Great clients get great work. I stand by this and when a client trusts me and allows me the freedom to develop, I always deliver way beyond initial expectations. Rob Smyth is a Personal Trainer based in Sandyford Dublin. Rob has travelled the world and is returning home to continue his career as a personal trainer in Dublin.
Rob had an existing WordPress.com site, so it made sense to go with the platform, I would have anyway, but it always helps when the client knows the CMS and has some excellent Fitness Advice already in there blog. The site features Dublin Fashion Photographer Alex Hutchinsons work, also a client of mine so check out his site.
Rob got the full package, which included a redesign of his WordPress theme and a refocus of message and CTA within his site. Rob’s initial SEO focus will be around Google places and natural listings for the term Sandyford Personal Trainer. Early days and the indexing is going well. I have been trying to promote all my new clients with Irish Backlinks form backlinks.ie. More to come as this site soars up the Google ranks, I wont be happy till I see Rob #1 for Sandyford Personal Trainer.
Dun Laoghaire Dentist – Dun Laoghaire Dental, are a local Family Dental Clinic located in Dun Laoghaire here in Ireland. The site DLD site is WordPress driven and is in the early days of SEO work and currently creeping onto page one now for Dentistry related terms.
Currently sitting on the top spot of page 2, I won’t be happy until this site is the #1 search for google.ie, currently #1 on bing.com for this search, so one down one to go
Lots more to come as I optimise this local business for google.ie, watch this space.
Clare Keogh is an Irish Press Photographer based in Cork. Clare’s site is WordPress driven and focuses heavily on a minimal look and feel, allowing the images to come to the forefront. The site has some excellent image display capabilities and is backed by WordPress short codes to make updating a simple task.
The site is fully optimised and although the home page is sans text, the site is already seeing some great early results, ranking #1 for Clare Keogh and climbing sharply for Press Photographer Ireland and Press Photographer.
A new client of mine Navigate by Design, a Dublin based Freelance Graphic Designer, Laura Mcauley, has just launched a brand new WordPress site, which you can check out at www.navigatebydesign.com. The project involved a move away from their current host (I won’t name names), to the fine people at Spiral Hosting.
Iseult Sheehy is a Dublin based Stylist, one of my first clients from back in my college freelance days the old site was developed in 2007 using Flash. I will be developing a brand new WordPress driven portfolio for Iseult in the coming weeks, watch this space. As with all of my projects there will be a focused SEO goal to optimise for the term Dublin Stylist and other relevant business terms.
Artists portfolio’s are some of my favourite projects to work on. The combination of commercial reach and artistic vision can sometimes be at loggerheads, Alex Hutchinson’s site was the perfect build with a client who was eager to get the project live asap. The site is a wordpress driven photo gallery with linkage to Alex’s twitter and Flickr Social Media Profiles. Check out this talented Dublin Photographer’s Portoflio.
Drohan Lettings are a long established letting agent based in Dundrum. The project was a complete redesign and restructure of their existing site. The site is developed using WordPress and is synced to the Drohan Lettings daft.ie profile, allowing them easily update the site’s property listings. I was responsible for web design, site development and search optimisation on this project. A custom Daft WordPress plugin was also created specifically for Drohan Lettings, consuming from the Daft API and integrated with WordPress pagination.
Drohan Lettings site is currently ranked #1 on Google for the term Drohan Lettings and also #3 on page 1 for the terms Letting Dundrum and Dundrum Letting Agent.
Woodprint are a Dublin Printing Company, based in Innovation House in the Sandyford Industrial Estate. From design to installation Woodprint specialise in Large Format Printing, Bespoke POS Solutions and Installations. The Woodprint site is a full WordPress CMS, with some nice custom image slider plugins that are very easy for the client to update. The site ranks well for the brand name and other related Dublin based printing terms.
Snooze Creative are a Dublin based animation and graphic design studio that specialise in animated shorts. I gave the guys a hand with the site, linking their vimeo showcase and adding some nice custom flash. Check out the footer of the site, see if you can spot the prawn, one of my favorite projects to date.
Oxybubbles is a Northern Irish based Oxygen Bar & Equipment Rental business, servicing Ireland & the UK, the brief was simple. Under a small budget this single page jQuery driven php site was a rapid build and was completed in under 2 days, from concept to final execution. The site launched in May 2011 and is indexing well for the terms Oxygen Bar Northern Ireland and Oxygen Bar Ireland. Ongoing PPC and Organic SEO will continue over the coming months.
The D.A. Houlihan Firm was founded in 1899 and has been in practice ever since from its premises at John’s Place, Birr, Co. Offaly. The D.A. Houlihan site is another of my WordPress projects and the brochure site is fully client editable. The site launched in June 2011 and is currently being optimised for the following search terms; D.A. Houlihan, Offaly Legal Services & Offaly Solicitors.