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Merry everything & happy always

Wishing you a merry everything and happy always, from Dave and Kylie at Thrive Web Design. We're closed on the public holidays and operating with restricted hours until 12 January 2018. Stay safe and we'll see you in the new year. 

Putting on a new outfit

Thrive Web Design has a new website

Well hello there! Thanks for stopping by. We're (a little bit) excited to show you our fancy, all new website. The old one was getting a little tired, much like me by the end of the school holidays. 

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How to write conversational copy for your website

How to write conversational copy for your website

When I'm not creating content myself, one of the favourite parts of my job is helping clients create great content for their websites. Writing is the number one skill needed for creating good content. And for those of you who aren't practiced in it, it's a total brain flip to write conversationally.

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How to write for the web

How to write for the web

Is the writing on your website letting you down? Don’t know what to say? Or not sure how to go about it? When writing a page for your site, follow this simple advice and you’ll create website copy that works.

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How to optimise your images for web using PicMonkey

Adding images to your website enhances the appeal of your site. You need to choose appealing images but there is also another important part to adding them to your website that we’re going to talk about now. Making sure your images are sized for web. 

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3 simple steps to making your website content more useful

3 simple steps to making your website more useful

One thing we come across time and time again with website content is that it’s about the organisation. We’re wonderful, we’ve done this, we’ve done that. Your visitors aren’t really coming to read about how great you think you are. They want to know why you’re great … for them. 

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5 reasons why you should review your website regularly

How long has it been since you last looked at your website? I mean really looked at it? How long since you've spent some time checking and reviewing the content?

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10 things you might not know about building and running your website

Building and maintaining a website is a lot of work, for us and you. Here are some things you might not already know.

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Social Media Specification Guide

This is a useful infographic from over at Visually, it shows the image specs for the main 9 social media platforms. It will come in useful for anyone who creates image based content for their social media profiles. Included are image dimensions for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linked In and Youtube.

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Questions to ask a web designer before signing up

Here is an article by Business Victoria that gets you asking some important questions when you’re considering a redesign or a new website. Read on to see our answers.

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