Webreturn was established by Derek Townsend in 2003 to provide website design and related services to clients in Scotland and beyond. Providing robust, reliable, responsive WordPress website design, development, hosting and IT services, geared for smaller businesses, using World-class technologies.
Webreturn provide a wide range of services both online and offline. From product photography for ecommerce websites to optimisation and marketing of your web and social media profiles. Most websites are now database driven, and there are increasing requirements for customised data services and analysis. Contact Webreturn for further information.
website design + development
Web design is how Webreturn started, it is our core business. Building websites for businesses and organisations based on solid professional design basics and utilising the latest standards-compliant technologies.
Webreturn will work hard to meet your requirements and expectations. From initial meetings through prototype graphics to go-live and subsequent updates, Webreturn will look after your bespoke website needs.
Websites can work in team with your company and other providers you may already use such as graphic designers, UX/UI designers and photographers to design your website.
Mobiles, iPhones, tablets and iPads are now prominent so Webreturn build responsive websites that re-form depending on the screen size of the device you are using, ensuring the best possible user experience.
- responsive website design
- mobile website design
- dynamic website design
- WordPress website design
- html5 website design
When you want your website to do more than just be an online advert. Webreturn can help you make the most of your website through integration with online databases; sending email; data collection and so much more. Using PHP server side scripting, Webreturn custom code web solutions for your requirements.
- contact forms
- database integration
- custom post types
- email newsletters
- data processing
- content management systems
- WordPress custom post types
Webreturn can help you sell online, with low cost, scalable, secure solutions available. Simple shopping cart integrations can be easily added to WordPress websites and configured to use a range of payment service providers.
- shopping cart systems
- buy now buttons
- form based purchasing systems
- payment gateway integrations
- WordPress / Woocommerce
- Gravity forms
Webreturn provides web hosting for your website in conjunction with award winning hosting partners. For many, shared hosting might be sufficient, a cost-effective solution sharing hosting facilities with other websites. Business critical websites might require more robust facilities such as a VPS which has guaranteed amount of memory available, along with higher levels of service.
Database hosting is also provided, hidden from public view but accessible from your website, and via a secure login if required.
SSL certificates which encrypt traffic to and from your website are also an important requirements in today’s world.
Email provision is often provided by hosting packages, but you are not limited to this, as other options are available such as Google Workspace, Microsoft Exchange and Office 365.
- account configuration
- WordPress installation
- DNS configuration
- domain name procurement and transfer
- email services, including Google Workspace and Microsoft Exchange
- hosting migrations from Wix, Weebly, Squarespace, Webeden etc.
- SSL certificate application
- Cloudflare, Quic and CDN configuration
- shared hosting
- dedicated hosting
- virtual VPS hosting
- Krystal hosting
- Ionos hosting
- A2 hosting
- green hosting
Webreturn can maintain and support your computer equipment. Services include:
- Software installations and updates
Operating system upgrades, Windows 10, Office installation, Sage etc.
- PC / Mac / mobile Configuration
Setting up email accounts and user profiles.
small + home office networking, configuring Wi-Fi, cat5e, cat6 network cabling, fixed IP, broadband issues.
Upgrading system (RAM) memory, hard drive storage, backup storage, SSD upgrades, monitors. Disposal of redundant IT systems.
Installing printers, scanners, card readers, hubs, tills etc
- Replacement / migration
Configuring a new PC with migrated documents and programs from an old one, and securely wiping hard drives for re-use or disposal.
Recovering documents and data from a crashed pc, and repairing where possible.
Advising and sourcing new and refurbished IT equipment to suit client requirements.
Advising and installing pc security software to keep your business safe. Cleaning of virus infected, unsecured pc systems.
From logo design, to web graphics and print design, we can make sure your image remains strong and sharp. Webreturn can work with your existing graphics and photography, or design from scratch. If you require something a little different, we have connections to illustrators and artists who can create something truly unique for you.
- logos design / branding, redesign and clean up / reformat / resize
- website icons, graphics, typography + colour schemes
- infographics – graphic formats for information suitable for sharing on social media
- print design – leaflets & flyers
- email newsletter design
Complementing your web presence with social media is a great way of engaging with your web audience and providing a way of interaction. We can set up, integrate and advise you on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn
Webreturn has experience in data services including data translation, merging of data sets, data entry, data analysis and database design. With an emphasis on cloud / Internet applications such as MySQL database driven websites and xml feeds, Webreturn can convert legacy data archives for re-use, and design and configure new applications for your requirements.
Duplicating and printing cd’s, dvd’s and cases, audio mastering and uploading to itunes, audio and video editing and format translation, mastering for youtube or Vimeo. These are all services that Webreturn provide, if in doubt, ask!
- cd / dvd duplication
- cd / dvd case printing
- audio / video editing
- format changing
- media hosting / uploading
SEO + Google Ads
Organic SEO is all about optimising your website not only for your customers but for search engines. There are many simple techniques which can help improve your search engine rankings, and Webreturn have many years successful experience in ethical SEO. Providing suitable meta tags is just a small part of optimisation, much more important is making sure your website content is relevant to the sort of terms that your customers will search for. There are also ways of including relevant extra information, to help Google, not to cheat.
While organic SEO is pretty much essential, you can boost your website visibility and reach through search engine advertising. Using campaigns such as Google’s Ads mean you can have your website on the first page of search results.
Adwords is a form of PPC Marketing where you only pay when someone clicks through to your website. You can target keywords or combinations of terms, bid price per term and specify a daily budget. It is a particularly effective marketing strategy for business sectors where there is heavy competition, or for high value goods, or for start-ups, where your website has not had enough time to be ranked effectively.
Webreturn can advise, set up a campaign and monitor its effectiveness.
Webreturn can provide product photography for ecommerce, or promotional shots for your business. We can also arrange for promotional videos or animations.
- ecommerce product shots
- head shots / team photos
- location / premises shots
- promotional photography