Footsteps Design logo Colchester: 01206 864 441  |  Ipswich: 01473 599
website design Web
Websites Designed to Generate Calls, Emails or Sales...
Print/Graphic design Print
Eye-Catching Print Design - from Letterheads to Leaflets, Business Cards to Brochures...
Logo design Logo
Create a brand that is the foundation of your business...
Promotion Promotion
Posters, Leaflets, Advertising and more...
Exhibition stands Display
Exhibitions Displays, Shop-front signage, A boards and banners...
Search engin Optimisation SEO/Google
Get found online. Internet marketing that works...

Footsteps Design Limited
A Colchester based creative media agency specialising in website design, graphic design, copywriting, google adwords and social media to promote new business.

Website Design & Digital Media Eye Catching Graphic Design & Print Advertising CampaignsCompany & Product Branding Creative Copywriting Display & Promotional Media

We deliver Website Design, Graphic Design and Marketing services to companies across a multitude of markets throughout Colchester, Ipswich, Chelmsford and the surrounding areas of Essex & Suffolk. As well as servicing UK and Europe clients with high-end web and graphic projects.


With a wealth of experience in creative design & marketing we handle all business ‘in house’, making sure we oversee every part of our clients’ projects. All designers in our creative team have their own skill set and we guarantee you will speak to one person who will follow your project from original meeting right through to launch and future management.

We are approachable and personable making sure we get a good understanding of your business and using that knowledge & expertise, present thought provoking web and graphic design styles to your market.

Still Photography
Virtual Tours
Google Places Tours


Need a YouTube presence...
A high impact animation or promotional video?


Examples of recent
client projects

Project spotlight

Create awareness via
Facebook, Twitter and more...

Social Media

Copywriting to get you noticed.
Especially on line...

Creative Copywriting

Joomla Specialists Colchester

waht-is-joomlaFootsteps are the number 1 Colchester Joomla specialists and have been working with Joomla for several years. Currently our creative director, Steve, is on the ‘Joomla Day UK team’ responsible for national annual conferences for all those developing in Joomla.

In addition, Steve runs the ‘Joomla User Group Essex’ a collaborative team for designers & developers using the platform.

It is this extensive knowledge of the Joomla software that gives Footsteps the confidence to offer Joomla as an outstanding CMS solution.

Lean more about Joomla and see some of the CMS websites we have created.



#FridayFootsteps Can you guess how much, exactly, does our collective footprint weigh? today)

How to Stop Your Computer from Slowing Down 7 days ago)

Brilliant bit of #advertising! (and Spiderman 3 really is awful!) 10 days ago)

#GoogleChrome user? This is for you... 15 days ago)

This #FridayFootsteps is pretty amazing! 21 days ago)

Google is beginning to test a new "mobile 1st" version of its search index, meaning... 22 days ago)

Planning on taking pics of the incredible #supermoon this evening? This will help you get the best pictures! 25 days ago)

There's searching Google, then there's this! You're welcome! 👍 31 days ago)

Where are you spending your digital ad budgets? 38 days ago)

RT @joomlaworks: #epic 42 days ago)


Website Design


The primary aim in any website design is to attract and covert users into customers, clients or partners.

Our marketing experience and innovative design approach ensures all our websites not only look good, but work perfectly to deliver the message in hand.

They guarantee a user friendly layout, encouraged lead generation and partnered with our Search Engine Optimisation service, give high rankings on Google, Yahoo and MSN.

Websites, Contact Management Systems (CMS), Ecommerce, Flash Animation, Hosting and Domain Registration, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Standards Compliant, Email account set up and marketing

Our websites always follow the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) governing body’s ruling on website code. This ensures our sites are standards compliant and benefit from:

  • Better Search Engine Rankings
  • Better Universal Browser Compatibility
  • Improved page-loading times and a seamless online experience.
  • Compatibility with all major, modern browsers



Our creative designs and easy to use content management systems (CMS) give you the freedom to effectively sell on line. These ecommerce solutions are tailored to suit your business, however big or small, allowing you to fully control and maintain your shop without having advanced computer skills.

Search Facility ; Complete product search, Drill down options, Compare Products options

Shopping Basket/Shopping Cart ; easily displayed information for ease of use

Content Management System ; An easy to use system allowing you to update and edit your stock, edit, update your sales content and images

Stock Control ; hidden or client view counter showing stock numbers

Integrated Payment Gateways ; Paypal, WorldPay, SagePay, Google checkout

Unlimited Product Quantity ; because the website is designed to have ease of use, you can have as many products as you require.

Coupon/Offers management system ; apply sales pushes to promote stock

Light Box Enlargement ; allowing your clients to enlarge and view products close up


SEO Search Engine Optimisation


With more and more people searching for products and services online, it is imperative your website is able to be seen on the likes of Google, Yahoo & MSN. We offer Web Optimisation Services (SEO) to new and existing clients ensuring your website is performing well within the organic
listings on all the major search engines, achieving long-term rankings.

We also offer a professional service with paid for advertising, Pay Per Click (PPC) through Google's Adwords service allowing you to achieve results almost instantly.

Beware the low cost ‘48hr top of Google guarantee’, These quick money making schemes sold by some non-reputable companies could result in little or no long term website optimisation of your website and even a blacklisting of your website altogether!




We’re a graphic design company offering the whole creative marketing package, including free consultancy and advice. We make sure you know what and how the chosen media will work best for you, your business and most importantly for your clients.

Based in colchester our experienced art, design and marketing background, coupled together with our success of working with an array of diverse markets ensures your message is relayed to your audience perfectly - every time.

Corporate Identity , logo design, business cards, letterhead, folders, annual reports

Promotional material , leaflets, flyers, posters, newsletters, signs, exhibition displays

Advertising campaigns and designs for Yellow Pages, National Press, Local Press, Magazines, & Newsletters

Brochures, Catalogues , magazines, wedding stationary, Christmas cards, calendars

New Business Start Up Packages see the new biz section for more details

Photography, Walk-round photo technology, image libraries