Glasgow and SteadyInternet.com

Angel statue overlooking Glasgow from Necropolis

SteadyInternet.com your local Glasgow, International website company.Angel statue overlooking Glasgow from Necropolis

Our office is in Shawlands on the Southside of Glasgow and our staff live close by, East Renfrewshire being the furthest away.

Our clients are more diverse, all over Scotland certainly plus a contract furniture business in China, industrial flooring in Australia and Ski Chalets in Austria.

Who are the staff and what do they bring?

Jim has an extensive IT development, web and management background including IBM, health and legal sectors. Martyn the web developer is a graduate mechanical engineer. Louise runs the admin and business development side of things. Our two contact designers, Andy and Brendan get to do the fun stuff mostly.

We regularly attend East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce events and our staff are on the committee of the Glasgow City branch of the Federation of Small Business.

If you are a business based around Glasgow we would be particularly interested in talking to you, Southsiders may even discuss discounts.

UK WordPress

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SteadyInternet.com is part of the UK WordPress community, concentrating on developing websites using WordPress and the technologies around it including, StudioPress, Gravity Forms, WPML,  CSS, PHP and mySQL .

Is it popular?WordPress Logo

To quote Wikipedia: “WordPress is currently the most popular content management system(CMS) in use on the Internet. WordPress is used by over 16.7% of Alexa Internet‘s “top 1 million” websites and as of August 2011 manages 22% of all new websites.”

Notable WordPress Users include Sony, ebay, UPS, CNN, Mashable, Reuters and The New York Times. In other words it’s big, really really big.

Edit your own site – Content Management Systems(CMS)

One of the big advantages of using WordPress and other CMS systems is the ability to create and edit your web pages in a very strait forward way. This makes it cheaper to maintain and keep fresh.

Blogs

Originally WordPress was a blogging platform and it still continues very successfully today including the blog posts on this site and Loulabelle Recommends. If you are a complete beginner to blogs then we recommend you take a look at WordPress.com. If you want to blog from your own site then give us a call.

Plugins

If you have a problem you are often not alone. WordPress Plugins are website solutions developed and published to help you complete common tasks. These have become so popular now that they cover a vast range of useful functions. They are not all created equal but a bit of experience can quickly help sort the wheat from the chaff. Often free the range is daunting: Clubs, Calendar, Twitter, Facebook, Backup, Security, SEO, all sorts.

UK WordPress Events big and small

Steady Internet’s new office in Shawlands will officially open 25 September 2012 by hosting the Glasgow WPScotland event. This was partly an accident of timing but does show SteadyInternet’s commitment to the UK WordPress community and Glasgow in particular. We even plan to buy the drinks. WordCamp UK is the annual national WordPress UK event and in 2012in Edinburgh  Jim Convey gave the presentation on WordPress SEO Novice to Practitioner.

Baby Yum Yums!

cartoon logo for baby food company

Well done Baby!

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cartoon swede

Glasgow babyfood company wins national website award.

In its first week of trading, BabyYumYums.co.uk has won a prestigious Website award from MumpreneurUK.

cartoon broccoli on iceBabyYumYums make and freeze single ingredient baby foods and deliver them around Glasgow. Their Website use e-commerce to take orders and delivery times and uses Paypal to handle the cash. Their products come in Pure and Organic ranges and their Website provides first hand guidance for weaning parents.

 

 

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Ski Austria

snow covered ski chalet in Zell am See

Chalet Zell is a luxury ski chalet in Zell am See.

Sunny Ski Chalet Terrace in Zell am See, AustriaThinking of of a Ski holiday in the Austrian Alps, or a relaxing summer break in a beautifully fitted luxury chalet.

ChaletZell.com is the website SteadyInternet created to attract and inform visitors who may be thinking of visiting Zell am See in Austria. The website features, photographs, video, local  snow and weather reports and a visitors book.

Ski Chalet Website

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Glasgow Accountant Website

Ian outside Glasgow offices of Advantage Accounting

When Ian of Advantage Accounting Glasgow went looking for an update to his old website he came to SteadyInternet.com.Ian outside Glasgow offices of Advantage Accounting

  1. The priorities were:
  2. Use the colours and logo already designed
  3. Create something to be proud of
  4. Minimal interruption to normal business
  5. Low maintenance and upkeep costs
  6. User friendly editing of web pages in-house where required
  7. Fixed price delivery

The new site can be seen at Advantage Accounting. It uses WordPress so the editing of the page text is about as difficult as Facebook. Steady Internet brought all of the text over from the old site without needing to involve staff at Advantage Accounts so that was very straight forward.  The one picture here is of Ian which we got on a very bright and windy March afternoon. The other pictures on the site came from another sunny day in the Spring of 2012. Two sunny Glasgow days in the one year, doesn’t seem likely does it?