IOW Computer Geek

UK Based, Website Design, Mobile and Responsive Web Development, SEO and E-commerce Provided Worldwide

UK, Freshwater, London

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Key Facts

Clients & Projects: 403
Reviews: 98
Average reviews rating:
5 Stars

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish. French, German, Chinese, Urdu, Arabic
No. of Employees: 1-5
Established: 2010
Joined WWDC: 2011

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Services
- Branding
- Content and Copy
- Design
- Development
- Hosting
- Mobile application development
- Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
- Online Marketing
- Social Media

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UK Based, Website Design, Mobile and Responsive Web Development, Search Engine Optimisation and E-commerce Solutions Provided Worldwide

Large and small website design projects completed. World class search engine optimisation experts.

Website design for all types of business. E-commerce solutions for all types of business. Search engine optimisation for all types of business.

UK based providing a worldwide service.

Industry Sectors

Tourism & Travel, Retail, Professional Services, Financial & Legal, Building & Construction, Food & Drink, Consumer Services, Other, Entertainment, Educational, Manufacturers & Engineers, Health & Beauty, Media & Communication, Sports & Leisure, Public Sector, Not for profit / Charity, Automotive, IT, Recruitment

Tends to work with

Private Company, Startup, Entrepreneur, Corporation / Public Company, Small-Medium Enterprise (SME), Public Sector, Non-profit Organisation

General location of clients:

UK, Europe and Worldwide

Content Management System:

Use wordpress, woocommerce, oscommerce, skadate and varios custom solutions. We can design and build custom cms websites for UK and worldwide clients.

We Recommend:

Accountant: Space Mouse Accountancy
Lawyer: Michael Stradling - Barrister
Printer: VistaPrint
SEO expert: IOW Geek
Hosting company: 1 and 1

Recent Projects

  • Seymour Cleaning Services

    Seymour Cleaning Services
    http://windowcleaning-isleofwight.co.uk/

    Mobile responsive website for local cleaning company. Includes details about the service, contact form, local SEO and social network sharing. Read More

  • Tyres of Wight

    Tyres of Wight
    http://www.tyresofwight.co.uk/

    Mobile responsive website for local mobile tyre fitting business, includes information on services, links to facebook reviews, local SEO and CMS Read More

  • Coastal Property Rentals

    Coastal Property Rentals
    http://www.coastalrentalsiow.co.uk/

    New mobile responsive website for Coastal Property, Residential and Holiday Rentals on the Isle of Wight. Includes property feed, property search, blog and social networking Read More

Recent Reviews

  • Reviewed on 11 Sep, 2016
    Company recommended by reviewer The Isle of Wight Computer Geek designed my website from scratch the finished result way exceeded my expectations. He not only offers great value for money but explains things in simple terms & is always on hand to answer queries...  Read More

    Allen Johnson
    — Ashey Associates

  • Reviewed on 11 Sep, 2016
    Company recommended by reviewer IOW Computer Geek provided a great service and has given me the confidence to have a go at maintaining the blog, text and photo section myself. The website actually looks better than I had ever imagined and the way they built it ...  Read More

    Annie & Nick
    — Annies B&B

  • Reviewed on 11 Sep, 2016
    Company recommended by reviewer Working closely with us The IOW Geek created the website for Petworth Town Council and with which the Council is delighted. This was a speedy and efficient process, which was only limited by the time it took us to produce the wri...  Read More

    Councillor Rosa Pawsey
    — Petworth Town Council

Interview

Q : Describe your company in 5 words.
A : We WILL exceed your expectations.

Q : Where do you see your company in 10 years time?
A : As part of internet history with all the team drinking cold beer, looking back on the old days and feeling like we did good.

Q : How was your company name chosen?
A : It just seemed like the logical choice, as we are from the Isle of Wight, we are computer geeks, so 'The Isle of Wight Computer Geek' was born.

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Articles

Common Scam Warning
I am plagued every day by emails from various fake organisations around the world claiming I have inherited or won or am entitled to millions of dollars but this one just made me laugh out loud mainly because it claimed I am DEAD.

Things to ask a website designer or SEO expert
A selection of questions to ask a website designer or search engine optimiser before using their service.

Objecting to a Company Name Registration
I recently built a website for a client with a local business, he registered all the sensible domain names but was horrified to find some weeks later that a competitor had set up a Ltd company with the same name!

Protecting Your Domain Name
Your domain name is as valuable an asset as your house or your car, but all to often we see the control of clients domain names taken away from them and in some cases potential business ruin when relationships break down.

How To Build a Successful Online Shop
My top 5 tips on how to make your ecommerce website into a successful online shop including tips on images, video, SEO and layout.

How To Make Your CMS Website Happy
My Top Ten Tips For Keeping Your Content Management System based website looking good and performing well both on the screen and in search engine results.

Apple iPhone Scam Email Warning
One of our clients has reported being scammed this morning by a fake email pretending to be from iTunes.

Companies House Scam Email Warning
A warning for all web design companies and their clients that at Ltd or PLC companies that do online business with Companies House.

Hummingbird and Your SEO Strategy
August 2013 was the month in which a new algorithm was launched by Google, albeit without the hype and expectation which surrounded recent updates such as the now-infamous Penguin and Panda. Hummingbird aimed to better match a user’s search intention to content in an efficient and effective manner.

Why Responsive Web Design?
Over the past year, it has been shown by numerous pieces of research that more and more people are turning to devices other than the traditional desktop to access the Internet. For instance, between the Octobers of 2012 and 2013, approximately 24% of website visits were from mobiles, and 13% from tablets. This is not surprising, given the sophisticated designs of many mobiles, not to mention the popularity of tablets such as iPads

Protecting Your Children from Internet Porn
This Christmas many of our children will be getting a whole range of techy gifts including tablets, smart phones and games consoles, all of these devices can access the internet and if left unrestricted there is the potential for exposure to some of the most explicit internet content even without meaning to access it though accidental searches and some surprising results for the most innocent search terms.

SEO: What to Expect in 2014
You can’t blame SEO specialists for wanting an especially cozy and relaxing Christmas. 2013 has been a pretty hectic year, with three major initiatives from Google to contend with, a move away from keyword data and the rise of the mobile surfer. But before we begin gleefully anticipating a hot toddy by the fire and a tasty Turkey dinner, let’s have a quick think about what Santa might be bringing our way for 2014. Will it be a naughty or nice SEO surprise?

To all spammers and scammers
A tongue in cheek letter to all spammers and online scammers.

Domain Name Submission Scam
There are many scams that go around on the internet and via email but one of the most prevalent is the Search Engine Submission Scam.

Good Website Photography - A Must Have
One of the main things that will make or break your new website is the quality of the photographs that you use on your site. These days you have just a few seconds to keep people on your website and the old saying that a picture paints a thousand words has never been truer than it is now.