Deborah Eade's Website

The brief from Deborah was a bit of a departure from the more usual list of organisational advocacy-led requirements that we get in the GN Web Projects dept.  Hers was a need for a modest site that could work as an effective stall for her to sell her freelance skills.  After years of working as a writer and editor for a range of sustainable development publications, she decided it was time to capture that history in a way that would help her potential clients get the measure of her work quickly and effectively. The result is a simple site that manages to strike a balance between the need to be both concise and comprehensive.  Sarah Macbeth created the clever page design with the help of photos from Deborah's garden, based on an idea of the 'editor as gardener' allegory.

Web projects

GreenNet web projects are all about planning, designing, building and hosting websites that work for you and the issues you’re working on.

The GreenNet web team have worked for more than ten years building websites for NGOs, campaigns, social enterprises, development projects, ethically-minded freelancers and community groups. And we just get better and better at doing it which means a) all the work that is done in the name of one web project gets shared for the benefit of all subsequent projects and b) we're now the best we ever have been so there's never been a better time to ask us to build a site for you!

GreenNet web project basics

Every project is different but there are some pretty consistent threads running through all the sites we build:

  • Transparent navigation
  • Accessible content for both people and search engine robots
  • Simple data structures for organisations to update
  • Effective tools for collaboration between workers
  • Engaging spaces for supporters to interact with your work

 

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