Website design & builds are your first impression to your customers. Let’s make it a good one. 

A website is a portal between you and your customers. Whether you sell online via eCommerce or use it to generate leads, your website speaks volumes about your business.

This is why it needs to be perfect – it is your 24 hours shop front and site visitors in today’s modern world expect a good UX, on all devices. This is why it is imperative to get things right the first time – as the saying goes there is no such thing as a second first impression. Here at Herd Marketing we build and create beautiful websites using the world-renown WordPress platform.

This highly customisable platform is perfect for a wide variety of businesses, from small independent shops and bloggers right up to larger eCommerce stores. From a front end and back end perspective, it is easy to manage, navigate and update. Crucially it is also a very secure platform and offers both business owners and site visitors a professional and secure website visitor experience.

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We are specialists in what we do…

Our team are experts in what we do and we work with both local and national clients from across the UK. By utilising our expertise in WordPress Web Design, we have built long-lasting relationships with our clients that continue to provide an ongoing ROI.

Whether you are a start-up business or an established one looking for a revamp, Herd Marketing is ready to deliver tailored WordPress website builds that will showcase your unique brand and offer functionality tailored to your specific needs.

Our professional team has a wealth of experience in delivering high-quality websites for a variety of sectors. From E-commerce sites that enhance user experience and drive sales, to CMS builds that allow you to manage your own content effectively, we ensure your website meets your business goals while still remaining user-friendly and visually engaging.

Our services don’t just end at building your website, we also provide UK based hosting to ensure a reliable and smooth user experience. This way, we maintain the efficiency of your site, freeing you up to focus on the other important aspects of your business.

In partnering with Herd Marketing, you are guaranteed a team of professionals who prioritise your satisfaction, maintaining a consistent line of communication to keep you updated every step of the way and deliver a product that fits your business just right.

Reach out to us to learn more about how we can help you achieve your online goals.

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If you are serious about taking your business to the next level and want a results-driven partner to work on your digital presence, hit the Get a Quote button & we’ll be in touch.

Alternatively, please call us on 0151 453 6580.

Your website should be scalable

One of the many great benefits of using WordPress to build your site is that it is very adaptable and scalable, meaning that your website will be able to grow and scale with you as your business expands online.

In addition to this there of hundreds of plugins available that can be added to your site that will make it more personalised or SEO friendly. When we build websites for our clients we always build them from the ground up with SEO in mind, after all, there is no point in having a great website if nobody gets to see it!

A website in many ways is your shop window, the same as if you had a bricks and mortar store and as such thought and consideration should be given to the content and images that will make up your site.

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WordPress Website Builds – Frequently Asked Questions


WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. It allows users to build and manage websites easily, whether they are blogs, business sites, online stores, or forums. It offers various themes, plugins, and templates, enabling customisation of websites to a great extent. It is one of the most popular web publishing platforms globally.

The cost of a WordPress website in the UK can greatly vary depending on several factors such as website design, functionality, features, customisations, hosting service, domain name, plugins, and themes.

If you want to create a WordPress website by yourself, the minimum cost can start from around £250 to £500 a year. This usually includes hosting (around £15 - £30 per month) and domain name (£10 - £25 per year).

If you are planning to hire a web designer or agency, such as Herd Marketing, our prices for a basic CMS websites start from £1249 and can go up to many thousands of pounds or more for complex and customised websites/projects.

Remember that these costs are approximate and actual costs can be lower or higher based on your individual requirements.

Please also consider that maintaining a website may require ongoing costs for things such as renewal of the domain name and hosting, regular updates, security checks, and technical support.

WordPress themes and plugins are tools that allow users to customise their websites.

Themes: A WordPress theme is a collection of templates and stylesheets that define the appearance and display of a WordPress powered website. Themes can be changed, managed, and added from the WordPress admin area under Appearance » Themes. They can be used to change the look and layout of any WordPress website, allowing users to control the visual presentation of their content.

Plugins: A WordPress plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. Plugins allow users to tailor their sites to their specific needs, with features like adding contact forms, creating galleries, and implementing SEO strategies. They are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress.

WordPress itself is a secure platform. However, the security of a WordPress website also depends heavily on user practices - such as how often you update your website and plugins, and the strength of your passwords.

Installing a WordPress security plugin and having a good web hosting company  (such as Herd Marketing) can further improve your site's security. It is also important to take regular backups of your WordPress site.

Ultimately, while the WordPress core software is very secure (with regular updates), much of the security aspects belongs to ensuring that you keep your website is updated regularly.

Yes, you can create a blog on WordPress. They offer free options as well as premium ones which include more features. It is a user-friendly platform with numerous themes and plugins to customise your blog.

Yes, WordPress is considered good for SEO. It has several features that are beneficial for search engine optimization, such as:

1. SEO Friendly Themes: WordPress offers several themes designed to be SEO-friendly. They follow the latest web standards such as HTML5 and CSS3.

2. SEO Plugins: WordPress also provides a range of SEO plugins that help improve your site's visibility on search engines. The most popular ones are Yoast SEO, All in One SEO Pack, and SEO by SQUIRRLY.

3. Regular Updates: WordPress is frequently updated, ensuring your site stays optimised with the latest SEO standards and practices.

4. Mobile Optimisation: WordPress themes are generally responsive, which means they adapt to the device they are viewed on - this is a significant SEO factor, as search engines give priority to mobile-friendly websites.

5. Speed: WordPress also allows optimisation of speed, which is a crucial factor considered by Google's algorithm.

6. Social Media Integration: WordPress makes it easy to integrate your website with social media, which can help boost your SEO.

7. User-friendly CMS: WordPress' Content Management System (CMS) allows for easy content updates, which helps in maintaining website freshness - another key factor for SEO.

8. Clean Permalink Structure: WordPress enables users to customise URLs, which not only make the links easily understandable for users but also improve search engine visibility.

However, while WordPress does provide many SEO advantages, a well-performing site will also depend on high-quality content and effective SEO strategies.

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