More Than Just Web Design

As a forward thinking digital agency, Thomas Design also provide web development and marketing services to Swansea, Cardiff and South Wales based companies.

As a full service agency, we are able to provide web design, e-commerce, bespoke development, branding, search engine optimisation, social media management, email marketing, PPC management and content strategy to name a few. 97% of consumers use online media to choose a local service provider, we can help you to reach and engage those potential new customers using our creative, pragmatic solutions to your real world business problems.

High quality web design and digital marketing solutions tailored to your business could be the influential factor that converts your visitors into customers. Being true to our roots in South Wales, we are also able to meet with clients throughout Carmarthen, Bridgend and Newport to get a greater understanding of your business’s needs.

Our bespoke web design and development is compliant to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Standards providing you with the highest quality of functionality required for your web design project. If you're looking for bespoke web design in Swansea, Cardiff or the South Wales area, you’ve come to the right place.

We love design, development & marketing

We're a small team of designers and developers who are passionate about what we do and love helping our clients to 'Get The Edge...'

High Performance Websites

Web Design Agency

We’ve developed many websites over the years for businesses throughout Swansea, Cardiff and South Wales. Our user-friendly, high quality websites will enhance your products and services to optimise conversion rates.

Magento Ecommerce

E-commerce Web Design

E-commerce websites can be a vital asset for growth, a well-developed E-commerce website can compete with competitors and larger organisations alike for new customers, increasing sales and profitability.

Web Development

Bespoke Web Development

Bespoke web development and creative solutions that are tailored exactly to meet your requirements and/or specifications which we identify during our initial consultations and during the development process.

Some of our latest work

Our work speaks for itself. Take a look at some of the latest work we've recently completed for clients.

Pressure Washer Services

Pressure Washer Services

Web Design / User Experience / Content Management Systems / Product Catalogue / Mobile-Friendly

Sportec Embroidery

Sportec Embroidery

Web Design / User Experience / Bespoke Development / Content Management Systems / CMS Training / E-Commerce / Mobile-Friendly

Gabriel Hummerstone

Gabriel Hummerstone

Web Design / Content Management Systems / CMS Training / Mobile-Friendly

Steppes Coaching

Steppes Coaching

Bridgend

TES Aviation Group
NPH Renewables
LHP Accountants - Xero
Carafit Caravan Services
ginhaus deli
Trainer BMW
Trainer MINI
Sportec Embroidery
Pressure Washer Services
Steppes Coaching
Afon Tinplate
Roberts Boyt
Olives & Oils
Black Fox Optics
Ferrier Hart Thomas Ltd
Our Clients
Online marketing: Our top content marketing tips

May 26

Online marketing: Our top content marketing tips

The internet is a kingdom of knowledge, and by now we’ve all seen that its potential is limitless.

Print isn’t dead, and it’s going to help your business

May 17

Print isn’t dead, and it’s going to help your business

Newspapers and print media might have been on the decline for a while, and with the internet dominating industries across the board, from media to food and beverage, it can be easy to assume that print marketing is a thing of the past.

Why your small business should be using AdWords

May 4

Why your small business should be using AdWords

Finding room in your budget for online business expenses can be a tricky but necessary part of building your company.

Design & Print - We are expanding our services!

May 3

Design & Print - We are expanding our services!

Here at Thomas Design, we are preparing for a new wave of design services after an increase in demand for print marketing materials for small businesses.

Decluttering your website

Apr 21

Decluttering your website

When it comes to websites, we often forget to tidy them up.

An Apple a day: Mobile web design tips

Apr 7

An Apple a day: Mobile web design tips

Most people are accessing the Internet from their phones or tablets, and favouring these devices over the traditional computer or laptop. This means your website has to be mobile friendly, or it simply won’t serve its purpose.

The Ultimate Do’s and Don’ts of Business Blogging

Mar 31

The Ultimate Do’s and Don’ts of Business Blogging

Read our detailed list of the ultimate do's and dont's of business blogging.

Essentials every business website needs

Mar 11

Essentials every business website needs

If you’re a newcomer into the online storefront, it can be difficult to keep up with everything going on online. Online trends and jargon changes are always changing and it can be hard to keep with the vernacular.

Thomas Design Nominated as Regional Finalists

Mar 9

Thomas Design Nominated as Regional Finalists

Thomas Design have beaten hundreds of other nominations from around the UK to be named a Regional Finalist at this year’s Red Ribbon Awards – the highest and most prestigious accolade to be awarded to Britain’s independent, family-owned businesses.

The problem with DIY websites

Mar 3

The problem with DIY websites

We all know that first impressions are vital in business. We know to shake hands, smile politely and present ourselves with articulation. The same goes for your website.

Avoid the pitfalls of rebranding

Feb 24

Avoid the pitfalls of rebranding

We often think of a brand as a name and logo. We often think of it in simple terms, and forget the power it represents. Good branding means awareness, and awareness means people talking. Every marketer worth their salt knows that word of mouth means everything.

Data is changing Web Design

Feb 18

Data is changing Web Design

A huge discussion among designers right now is big data and how to use it. Can it replace original moments of design and creative conception?

Web design trends: Video content

Feb 12

Web design trends: Video content

Businesses have caught on to social trends and are quickly adapting their strategies for online audiences. We are now using the Internet as a medium to create meaningful content that demonstrates core messages, as well as sell key products and services.

Web design trends: The importance of images

Feb 3

Web design trends: The importance of images

It goes without saying that your website should be visually pleasing, but more businesses are now putting an increased effort into producing websites that boast high quality and targeted photography

The 6 biggest myths of social media strategy

Jan 28

The 6 biggest myths of social media strategy

Online marketing is a complicated animal and there is a lot to consider before diving into it. It is constantly developing, and although the scope is far greater, there’s so much noise online. This means it can be difficult to get your message out effectively.

Web security isn’t an afterthought

Jan 21

Web security isn’t an afterthought

2015 was a year of some of the most memorable and significant cyber breaches, with business giants like TalkTalk falling victim to the rise of digital crime.

Why content matters in 2016

Jan 14

Why content matters in 2016

Once you have your visually pleasing images and high quality website, you may wonder “How do I keep people coming back?

New Year’s Resolutions Your Business Needs to Keep

Jan 8

New Year’s Resolutions Your Business Needs to Keep

Whether you’re feeling too full of cheese and Quality Street, or simply want to trim the fat, chances are you’ve made some resolutions by now.

Duplicate of New Year’s Resolutions Your Business Needs to Keep

Jan 8

Duplicate of New Year’s Resolutions Your Business Needs to Keep

Whether you’re feeling too full of cheese and Quality Street, or simply want to trim the fat, chances are you’ve made some resolutions by now.

Rebrand it: Why you should overhaul your brand in 2016

Dec 17

Rebrand it: Why you should overhaul your brand in 2016

During the last twelve months, you will probably have noticed some changes in how you conduct business, and the results you achieve. But what happens when you aren’t reaching your target audience as effectively as you hoped?

Retargeting your way to success

Dec 9

Retargeting your way to success

Digital marketing is a complex and diverse project, and with the ever-changing nature of the internet, it can be difficult to decipher which tools to use.

2015 makes its marks

Dec 3

2015 makes its marks

As we approach the end of 2015, we’ve been thinking about the highs and lows of the year. It’s been a big year for web design, with more brands and companies realigning their focus onto their web efforts and online presence.

What to expect in 2016

Nov 26

What to expect in 2016

So 2015 has very much been the year of the website. Google has clamped down on rankings, and websites have had to become mobile friendly and more interactive to stave on the competition, but what does 2016 hold?

Q Care Ltd Testimonial

Nov 25

Q Care Ltd Testimonial

Many thanks to Chris and Q Care Ltd for this recent feedback!

Five reasons to overhaul your website in 2016

Nov 19

Five reasons to overhaul your website in 2016

As the end of 2015 approaches, the winter months transpire into a time of reflection for many (if not all) businesses. A business has many things to consider, such as where it’s been, and where it can go from here.

What can Thomas Design do for you?

Nov 12

What can Thomas Design do for you?

Since our inception in 1998 we have worked with a lot of people and businesses. What once started as a one man band helping out family and friends, has grown into what Thomas Design is today.

It's All About The Blog

Nov 5

It's All About The Blog

There is always a twinge of satisfaction when you type a word into a search engine and up pops your company name, but how often does this happen to you?

The Only Reason You Need To Protect Your Website

Oct 22

The Only Reason You Need To Protect Your Website

You wouldn’t let your car go without insurance, or your home. You would even protect your computer, so why not protect what’s on it? It’s easy to forget that websites and applications can sometimes encounter their own problems, and are often extremely expensive to repair.

Optimise Local Search - Improve Your Click-Through

Sep 24

Optimise Local Search - Improve Your Click-Through

Recent changes to local search are giving businesses with tech savvy ‘the edge’ and businesses who haven’t done any optimisation on their website or Google+ page are really going to start missing out.

Google - Recent Mobile Changes

Sep 3

Google - Recent Mobile Changes

Why recent changes from Google makes mobile search more important now than ever before.

Alternative Methods of Promotion

Aug 13

Alternative Methods of Promotion

If you're stuck for different ways to promote online, take a look at these different methods of promoting your business online

Nice Website - What Can It Do?

Aug 6

Nice Website - What Can It Do?

Do you really know exactly what your website can do, or is doing for your business right now?

Tracking your Marketing ROI

Jul 31

Tracking your Marketing ROI

Making sure your marketing is an investment, not a cost, is something lots of business owners forget. What is classed as marketing and how do you calculate ROI.

Why User Experience Really Matters

Jul 23

Why User Experience Really Matters

Lead development is the main goal for the majority of business websites, user experience is one of the best ways to convert your visitors into paying customers, find out why.

How to Set up Google Analytics

Jul 16

How to Set up Google Analytics

Four helpful steps on how to set up Google Analytics to track your websites traffic and audience.

Improve Website Conversions

Jul 9

Improve Website Conversions

Whether you're looking to increase newsletter sign-ups, improve your form completion percentage or convert sales leads from the website, these tips will help you improve your conversions.

Adwords - How It Can Help Your Business

Jul 2

Adwords - How It Can Help Your Business

AdWords - Google's very own search engine advertising software and three of the best advantages we think it has to offer.

Remarketing to Improve Branding

Jun 25

Remarketing to Improve Branding

Remarketing, something which a significant amount of people haven't even heard of, find out why we value it so highly for businesses looking to grow

Websites for Start-ups

Jun 18

Websites for Start-ups

Start-up businesses need websites as much as larger businesses, being the most powerful marketing tool for any business, why not invest in one?

Service Level Agreements - The Advantages for a Business

Jun 11

Service Level Agreements - The Advantages for a Business

Service level agreements are a reliable safeguard for your websites future, ensuring everything is kept up to date and maintained as well as the additional extras some companies provide.

How Automation can Increase Sales and Efficiency

Jun 4

How Automation can Increase Sales and Efficiency

Whether you’re looking for a way to increase your workforce’s efficiency or looking for ways to increase sales potential, automation may be something which you haven’t fully considered.

Website Accessibility - The Importance and Standards

May 28

Website Accessibility - The Importance and Standards

The importance of website accessibility and the WCAG defined guidelines it follows.

Welsh Lifts: The Rise to Success

May 21

Welsh Lifts: The Rise to Success

As one of our most recently designed websites to date, Welsh Lifts is a prime example of what high quality web design and solid on-site SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can do for your business.

Google+ for Local Search

May 14

Google+ for Local Search

Google+ is currently a factor in local and regional search, find out why this is and what its advantages are.

The Stages of Web Design

May 7

The Stages of Web Design

Different people or businesses will have different processes for carrying out web design projects.

The Basics of SEO

May 1

The Basics of SEO

An answer to the question "What is SEO?" - Included will be the basic definition of SEO and some industry related jargon broken down and explained.

Writing Meta Data for Search Engines

Apr 23

Writing Meta Data for Search Engines

Meta data is text that explains the data or information on your website, it has a few elements, but in this article we’re going to be focusing on just two of the elements, the title tag and the meta description.

Benefits of Responsive Web Design

Apr 16

Benefits of Responsive Web Design

Responsive web design has some brilliant benefits for your website, some of the main ones are graceful degradation and the upcoming Google algorithm changes, discussed in further depth inside.

Premium Websites at the Lowest Prices

Apr 9

Premium Websites at the Lowest Prices

Here at Thomas Design we value that not everyone has the budget to spend thousands of pounds on a website.

Branding: Price or Quality?

Apr 1

Branding: Price or Quality?

Your brand image is what will define you in the market in which you are present, no matter the competition, scale of the market or the quality of your products.

The Halo Effect

Mar 26

The Halo Effect

The Halo Effect, a psychological concept named by Edward Thorndike, referring to the cognitive bias which an observers impression of certain variable factors influences their perception and opinion of a product, person or company.

The Benefits of Digital Marketing

Mar 19

The Benefits of Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing, the time consuming process of building your online following through tried and tested strategies developed by the best, but is it worth it for your business?

Digital Marketing – A Trend Worth Following

Mar 13

Digital Marketing – A Trend Worth Following

Digital Marketing is something that all companies; small, medium and large should be at the very least considering in this day and age, if not for brand awareness and lead generation, for your customer retention and customer outreach.

5 social media tips to keep your site visible

Dec 2

5 social media tips to keep your site visible

While our design team can build your site and put you on the right social media services, you need to keep in touch with, and engage, your clients, customers or users.

Top Tips for Choosing your Graphic Designer

Oct 21

Top Tips for Choosing your Graphic Designer

If you’re hoping to give your business a unique look and identity, the chances are that your first port of call will be to hire a graphic designer. The question is: how can you make sure you get the right designer for the job?

New collaboration that's wired to win you business!

Aug 19

New collaboration that's wired to win you business!

At Thomas Design we are excited to announce that we will be taking the next step in our development as a company, by joining forces with Nic Co. Marketing, Kaboosh Media and Clive Davies Photography.

Race Ahead of Competitors with Tenderwrite Ltd

Apr 14

Race Ahead of Competitors with Tenderwrite Ltd

TenderWrite Ltd can guide you through the maze of writing professional tenders and help your business deliver its full potential for public and private sector clients.

Social Media for Businesses

Jan 1

Social Media for Businesses

Social media is a great tool for businesses, but picking which one is right for your business can be challenging, find out which is best for you.

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