The Lowdown

23rd January '14

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Make backups easy with Mirrornet

Mirrornet’s website is fully content-manageable, meaning the text, imagery and pages of the website can all be edited simply and quickly by the client, from any computer, in just a few clicks.

Rockford IT came to Source in 2009 for not one website, but two – their company website, and a reseller portal for IT security product WatchGuard. We were delighted when they returned a few short weeks ago with a proposal to build a website for their new venture, Mirrornet.

The website had to clarify and sell an often ignored aspect of IT – the importance of regular data backups. Stark imagery and messaging, along with easily understandable symbols and navigation, make the site accessible to anyone looking for a simple solution to ensuring their data is secure.

The design of the website is sleek, professional and impactful. The memorable design of the site, coupled with testimonials, clear tiers of service, contact and callback forms make it as simple as possible for prospective customers to contact Mirrornet and start using their service.

If your web presence could benefit from clearer messaging, a smarter design or content management, contact Source today for a free no-obligation appraisal of your existing website by emailing or calling us on 01743 366336.

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A fresh fishy tale from Shrewsbury!

A leading county fishmonger who this year celebrates 100 years in business has embraced the latest computer technology to modernise its operation.

Barkworths Seafood, based in the Market Hall at Bellstone, in Shrewsbury, has joined forces with local premier marketing and design agency Source to create an online fish and seafood supply and information service.

Looking To The Future With A New Website

Company director Ian Cornall, said: “Having always been a very keen angler, many years ago as a young man of eighteen I walked into the fishmongers in Shrewsbury and asked for a job, luckily for me the then owners, John and Joyce Annis, who had two shops in the town, took me on and I haven’t looked back since.

“I well remember as an apprentice struggling with heavy barrow loads of boxed fish up Mardol and on the odd occasion stumbling and sending a shoal of Herrings down the street, much to the amusement of passers by!

“In 1996 I bought the company with my now wife Jenny and we have endeavoured to build the business ever since adding a much wider variety of products and services, including the recent launch of our St Pierre Restaurant here in the Market Hall, which is provoking a tremendous response.

“To diversify we have been working with marketing specialists Source of Shrewsbury, and they have now launched our brand new website which has many special features including an up-to-date daily list of what fish is seasonal, available and in stock, together with advice, individual recipes and recommendations from myself to create the best results in the kitchen.

“Looking to the future we have full content management on the website and can promote our daily ‘specials’ including Red Mullet, Turbot, Wild Bass and Black Bream, fresh from Cornwall, as well as our increasingly popular pre-pack seafood platters for parties and functions.

Teresa Heath-Wareing, business development manager at Source added: “We are very excited to have developed this bespoke website for Ian and his team at Barkworths, as he now has the ideal opportunity to showcase the excellent services and products that he provides.

“We have included the very latest technology ‘street view’ of Barkworths which gives website visitors a full 360 degree view of the whole shop and restaurant area within the Market Hall, which in itself is an excellent marketing tool for any business.”

Barkworths website can be seen at while marketing & design company Source can be contacted on 01743 366336.

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20th August '13

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Oxjam branding ‘rocks’ thanks to donation by local creative agency

A leading Shropshire creative agency has stepped in to help the county’s newest music festival. Shrewsbury-based Source Design has joined forces with Oxjam to create and produce the website and other promotional material for the event. Kathryn Johnson, part of a team of volunteer organisers for Oxjam, which will feature around 40 live bands performing in Shrewsbury, said that she...

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22nd July '13

staffordshire website

Setting the pace with Superfast Staffordshire

Source are delighted to reveal that we will once again be working with the great folks over at Staffordshire County Council. Having recently worked with the Transport and Connected County team on their successful ‘INTO’ project; the Council invited us to tender for their flagship project – Superfast Staffordshire. In partnership with Stoke-On-Trent City Council, BDUK and BT, Staffordshire County...

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1st May '13

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Conference Centre gets new image

Chamber member and leading marketing agency Source Design of Shrewsbury has just completed a 10th anniversary campaign for the county’s only purpose-built conference centre. Shropshire Conference Centre, based in Copthorne, Shrewsbury, commissioned Source to undertake the project to be completed as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations this year. To mark the decade in business, Source was asked to create...

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The bear necessities…

A traditional Shropshire toy company will have a better chance to showcase its award winning products after winning the latest high-tech Apple iPad Mini in a competition on Facebook. Merrythought of Ironbridge is famous for its classic teddy bears and is the only manufacturer of soft toys remaining in the country. Company directors regularly travel all over the world to...

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19th January '13

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Second website success with RS Building

RS Building came to Source in 2011 to produce a brand, catalogue and website for their company The Washroom Accessory Co. They were so pleased with the results they came back for their latest online venture for sister site The Sanitaryware Company. As with the Washroom Accessory site, the Source bespoke 'product management system' has been used, with an additional...

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10th December '12


Communication is the key

Independent Speech & Language Therapist Victoria Everall enlisted Source to produce a new website for her business. Source produced web visuals to the same high standard which Victoria provides her clients. The site is designed to be quick to load and easy to use; utility is the key. Our code is produced to a high standard to ensure that accessibility...

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2nd October '12

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Strategy, Creativity, Delivery

Pleydell Smithyman are a design, architectural and business consultancy, specialising in landscape and construction planning. It was important to Pleydell Smithman that their website be updated for several reasons; foremost amongst these being that the site reflected their personality. It was really important to the Directors at Pleydell Smithyman, that both existing and prospective customers knew who they would be...

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18th September '12


Ingrained with Inspiration

Source are pleased to announce the launch of Stagecraft Display Ltd's brand new website. Stagecraft is a family grown business specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of timber based shop fittings and retail merchandising displays. They came to Source for an upgrade to their existing web presence, which they felt didn't reflect the scope and quality of their services....

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