When Simon started out as a freelancer over six years ago, he had no idea that those humble beginnings would develop, nurture and grow in the professional digital agency that Simon Antony are today. Nowadays, Simon Antony Ltd has grown into one of the top Umbraco agencies in the UK – we consistently produce high quality websites and complex solutions from our offices in Stockport, Greater Manchester by our small team of four. Simon Antony are extremely proud to announce we are now Umbraco Gold Partners and we are amongst a select group of agencies worldwide who have reached this level.Read more
Simon Antony Ltd launch Caravan Let - a website dedicated to a privately owned luxury static caravan, available for hire in Ty Mawr park in Abergele, North Wales.Read more
On the 27th of September 2013, on the eve of Google's 15th birthday, the search giant announced it had rolled out an update called "Hummingbird" - but what exactly is Hummingbird, why is it needed and what impact will it have on search and SEO.Read more
Simon Antony have been certified Umbraco developers since 2011 and are now Certified Umbraco partners, but what does this mean for you and our clients?Read more
The way we use the web is changing fast! Like many others, you may already use your mobile or tablet device to do a lot of your web browsing, perhaps even shopping - and you would not be alone!
A study by the Office of National Statistics showed that 61% of adults have used a mobile device to access the Internet on the go, and this trend is increasing. The report summarised that access to the Internet using a mobile phone more than doubled between 2010 and 2013, from 24% to 53%.
We are pleased to announce that due to expansion, we have a new office at Broadstone Mill, Stockport, Cheshire where we have now secured a larger office on the 4th Floor of the Mill (previously Simon Antony were located in the Business Incubation Unit on the 3rd floor of Broadstone Mill)Read more
Simon Antony review SEO Checker - a useful new SEO package for Umbraco written by Richard Soeterman. This neat package will check your on-site SEO by looking at important considerations like H1 headings, titles and meta tags. It will also help you identify and resolve broken backlinks and more.Read more
We are big advocates of the Umbraco Content Management system and as we have got so much out of it, we thought it would be good to give a little back to the community. For a limited time we are offering 15% off Umbraco certified developers singing up for any of our SEO packages.Read more
Mark Jelley offers his first impressions of Umbraco as a content management system, having used Umbraco for a few months, comparing this against other popualr content management systems such as Wordpress, Joomla! and Drupal.Read more
Here are some top tips to future-proof your SEO and makes sure that Panda and Penguin updates do not affect your rankings.Read more
Google Webmaster Tools now has a Link Disavow tool that allows you to avoid the penalty for linkspam or poor quality backlinks that could be harming your SEO.Read more
We show how you can install enhanced In Page Analytics to benefit your SEO by tracking the flow of traffic through your site.Read more
Good SEO is about keeping track of changes in the way search works, assessing the impact the are likely to have on SEO and take advantage by adapting to them.....Read more
This week, the fast new 4G mobile Internet service went live in Manchester, offering speeds between 8 to 12 Megabits per second (Mbps) with more cities soon to follow.Read more
Umbraco UK Festival - Friday 26th October 2012
For some ungodly reason I surfaced from my bed at 5am this morning to make the 6am train from Stockport down to London Euston then the tube over to Blackfrairs to get to the stunning Mermaid Centre in Puddle Duck - was it really worth it I asked myself after around 4 hours sleep the night before?
Oh yes, read on to find out why….
What is the Umbraco UK Festival?
Basically it's a gathering of like minded Umbracians in a large conference room arranged by Umbraco Partner ...Read more
We have just redesigned our website, adding all new SEO and Umbraco sections, if you are looking for web developers and Umbraco developers, why not contact us today?Read more
Mozilla launches Firefox version 16 which offers better support for HTML 5 and CSS 3, new developer console and new mobile enhancements. Here is a look at some of the new features we can expect to see.Read more
Umbraco 4.10 is due to be released soon, but what features will it bring to developers and end users? We will outline what new features we can expect to see in this latest version of Umbraco, including more MVC support, improved media interface and more.Read more
We use our Facebook page quite a lot although originally it was just a presense, it's now turning more into a resource for our posted links, tips and techniques to get the most out of website design and development.
Our original cover page logo was just a larger version of our logo, we've now updated it to show all the key areas that we work within - of course this is ever expanding but it gives you a good idea as to what you can expect to get when ...Read more
Find out how to use SEO with Google Webmaster Tools to take advantage of changes in impressions and search results (SERPS), boost your SEO and test for website connectivity problems.Read more
Google AdWords can be a great online advertising tool for your business, but it can also be a huge waste of money! The difficulty is knowing the difference and understanding why Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is important even if you plan on attracting most of your business through sponsored advertising.
Both are effective search marketing tools that work to the same end - to generate more tr...Read more