Granite 5 - your digital guide
From our rural Cambridgeshire location, just 20 minutes from Cambridge, our team of 16 digital experts create user and results focused websites, web apps and digital campaigns.
We have a positive can-do attitude – anything is possible in digital; our carefully measured and pragmatic approach ensures your investment in digital works really hard, meets your expectations and delivers great results.
We’ll work with you to identify what is appropriate for your users, technically possible and importantly, commercially feasible. Sometimes we’ll challenge you, but we’ll always have your best interests in mind.
We’ll guide you through the complex digital landscape, the myriad of options and opportunities it serves. Our user-centered approach will ensure that your website users‘ needs are addressed and that a great user experience is provided
We are committed to providing our clients with exceptional customer service, often becoming a seamless extension of your team to reduce the burden of website ownership and take full responsibility and accountability for your digital assets.
What we do
Website design & digital marketing
Website Planning, research & strategy
We plan every website project methodically, undertaking the following to be best prepared: competitor & market research, stakeholder interviews, workshops, user personas/journeys, impact mapping, data/process analysis, keyword research, site audits…
User interface & user experience design mean design solutions are truly focused on the users, and an iterative design process invites regular feedback and user testing. We naturally get involved in logo design, branding, print, photography and videos.
Using best practices and latest coding standards and tools we build websites using the WordPress CMS, ecommerce sites using WooCommerce and bespoke web apps using the Laravel framework.
We integrate with a range of CRM’s; Salesforce, Dynamics, ACT; API’s and services like Google Maps, Zoopla, Xero, Sage, Stripe, Paypal, Worldpay, social networks, and CSV, RSS, JSON, SQL data formats.
We can develop content strategy and editorial calendars, and love to help generate engaging content, always weaving SEO in to the process – It’s important that content is written for the user, but we never forget about search. And we help with the content migration process, sometimes using automated routines but sometimes manually.
We provide a full range of digital marketing services including on and off-page SEO, local SEO, Pay per click campaign management, social media management, SEO reviews, website analysis and advanced reporting, and more…
We look after domains and DNS management, website hosting, technical support, ongoing maintenance, CMS training, SSL certificates and CDN services, uptime monitoring and alerts, backup, recovery and more…