Take a look at our history and achievements

Take a look at our history and achievements

November, 2007

2007 – The Journey Began

Founder Mark Walker-Ford’s web design journey started back in 2007 when he launched his first online business. With no significant funds to get help from professionals he learnt all he could about web design and internet marketing.

November, 2011

2011 – Red Website Design Was Born

After helping numerous friends and family members launch their online businesses Mark decided web design and internet marketing was his calling and Red Website Design was born.

January, 2012

2012 – 100 Customers

After just 12 months Mark launched his 100th customer website.

January, 2013

2013 – First Page of Google

Using a structured SEO, social media and blogging strategy Mark managed to rank a new website on the first page of Google for extremely competitive keywords within 2 years.

January, 2014

2014 – 100,000 Twitter Followers

In February 2014 Mark reached the lofty heights of 100,000 Twitter followers.

June, 2014

2014 – Officially the UK’s Number 1

Thanks to his customer reviews Mark reached the Number 1 spot on the independent review site Which Web Design Company in June 2014.

December, 2014

2014 – Here We Grow!

Mark had grown his customer base too much for him to handle alone, so he started to build a winning team of designers and marketers.

January, 2015

2015 – 1,000 Customers

In January 2015 we successfully launched our 1,000th small business website.

December, 2015

2015 – Still the UK’s Number 1

In December 2015 we were named Which Web Design Company’s number one for the second year running.

November, 2016

2016 – 5 Years Old

80% of startup businesses fail within the first 5 years, but not us!

December, 2016

2016 – Still the UK’s Number 1

In December 2016 we were named Which Web Design Company’s number one for the third year running.

June, 2017

2017 – 2,500 Customers

In June 2017 we successfully launched our 2,500th small business website.

August, 2017

2017 – Featured on Social Media Today

In August 2017 our blog content started to be featured on the world-renowned blog Social Media Today.

September, 2017

2017 – 2 Million Page Views

In September 2017 our blog racked up its two millionth page view. That’s a lot of people we’ve helped with our free tips!

November, 2017

2017 – 6 Years Old

In November 2017 we turned 6 years old.

December, 2017

2017 – Still the UK’s Number 1

In December 2017 we were named Which Web Design Company’s number one for the fourth year running.

January, 2018

2018 – 400 Reviews

In January 2018 we received our 400th customer review on the Which Web Design Company website.

June, 2018

2018 – The Fundraising Journey Began

Mark’s son was sadly disgnosed with Leukaemia in April 2018. Mark began a fundraising journey to help Alder Hey hospital where he is being treated.

November, 2018

2018 – 7 Years Old

In November 2018 we turned 7 years old.

December, 2018

2018 – Still Number 1

In December 2018 we were named Which Web Design Company’s number one for the fifth year running.

May, 2019

2019 – 300 Posts on Social Media Today

In May 2019 our 300th blog post was featured on Social Media Today.

August, 2019

2019 – 100 Million Pinterest Impressions

In August 2019 our blog had generated more than 100 million Pinterest impressions in a 12 month period.

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