Welcome to XOMISSE
A full service design studio specialized in brand identity, web design and development. We love working with creative individuals and businesses from all over the world, and understand the importance of having a site that truly reflects you. Our goal is to make that happen by creating a beautiful functional space for your awesome content that helps you stand out from the crowd!
Tell your unique story through a visual brand identity system with all the elements you need to grow your blog/business.
Transition your fresh branding to the web in a strategic way that really represents you and promotes your best work.
Ensure the best experience for you and your audience, by turning that beautiful design into a live functional design.
Our Latest Work
Elaine just gets it. You send a request and she does it - she's quick and she's meticulous, too. She also simplifies the complicated - turning potentially overwhelming digital language into terms one can understand. The work Elaine did for the Blogosphere site was fantastic. Traffic has soared and the amount of returning users has trebled. Thoroughly enjoyable and seamless process.
Blogosphere Magazine - blogospheremagazine.com
It was an absolute pleasure working with Elaine. She is extremely professional and has great vision. Her working relationship and customer service is like no other!! I would have paid double for the amazing service I received.
Jackie - stylemepetite.com
It was a real pleasure working with XOMISSE for the development of my blog design and I couldn’t be happier with the result. Elaine was able to answer all of my questions with details and optional solutions for design problems.
Liana - thelandoflavish.com
Recently on the Blog
Twitter changes 140 character limit
Twitter announced yesterday that they will be making some changes to the character limit, confirming the rumours that were circulating last week. Thankfully they won’t be changing the limit itself, but rather extending it along with some other great new tweaks to features. These updates will be implemented over the coming months. What changes are being made to Twitter? Character Limit Extension The characters in handles (@username) will no longer be counted in replies, meaning you can keep the conversation going with multiple people without having to cut down on what you want to say. Attachments (photos, videos, GIFs, polls
Attending Blogtacular 2016? See you there!
I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be returning to Blogtacular June 18th. I held the DIY Blog Design session last year, and met some really lovely people as well as having a fantastic day. I am so happy to be invited back, I cannot wait! Blogtacular is an annual blogging conference held in London. It’s really about getting like-minded creatives together to chat about blogging – inspiring each other, sharing tips, learning from one another and networking. There are some amazing speakers throughout the day again this year, including Laura Jane Williams, Xanthe Berkeley, Kristabel Plummer and Lisa Congdon.
How to SEO your blog posts on WordPress – video walkthrough with FREE checklist
This is the second post about how to SEO your blog posts, I previously showed you the steps to optimising your blog posts on Blogger for search engines but today I’ll be showing you how to do so on WordPress. I get asked all the time how to take the SEO tips I’ve previously shared and implement them when writing new posts to optimise your content for search engines. The video below will guide you through the writing process and show you each step to complete before hitting publish. There’s also a FREE checklist below that you can print off
How to SEO your blog posts on Blogger – Video Walkthrough with FREE checklist
Today’s post is about taking my SEO tips and putting them into action in order to optimise your posts and blog content. I’ve written quite a few posts on SEO – covering basics of writing content and optimising images to increasing your domain authority, removing broken links and using NoFollow links. Despite covering a few aspects I constantly get emails about it and have noticed reoccurring feedback, which is “I think I get it… But HOW do I do it?”. So today I have a video walkthrough of how to SEO your posts on Blogger. It’s basically the same no
How to find and remove broken links on your blog
A broken (or dead) link is one that directs visitors to a page, post or file that no longer exists. Instead of seeing the linked page they will typically see a 404 not-found page. Broken links are very common, and the longer you have your site the more broken links you’ll likely see – due to a change of post slug, deletion of post/page, re-structured site, deleted site, new domain, etc. Why you should fix broken links? 1. Better user experience for your readers and visitors – they won’t be frustrated trying to visit a site you’ve linked to that
An alternative way to fix blurry popular post images on Blogger
I’ve had a couple of questions recently about why the popular post images on Blogger are suddenly appearing blurry. I previously posted a fix to this issue here by automatically changing the S value which controls the quality, but it seems that Blogger has changed how it hosts images and no longer uses the S value but a W and H value instead. This only seems to be happening on some blogs, so here are 2 alternative fixes to help you fix this problem depending on your template. Are your post images on Blogger blurry? Find out why and how