About 

b:web.

We are glad that you have found us! b:web is a family-run web design agency based in Plymouth, Devon. Established in 2004, we are one of the longest-running web design agencies in the UK. Our talented team has designed and built hundreds of websites for businesses of all types and sizes across the UK. 

We have provided bespoke website designs and digital marketing services for national brands such as Jamie Oliver, Snow and Rock, Unilever, and Lee Stafford. We leverage our “big brand” experience to deliver high-quality, functionality-packed web design solutions tailored for small businesses at a fraction of the cost.

Meet the team.

ZOE ASHBY (MD)
Digital Strategist, SEO, UX

Zoe is an intuitive businesswoman and entrepreneur with a passion for exploring the intricacies of business and its commercial aspects. Zoe’s journey is a fascinating blend of technical expertise and business acumen, making her a powerhouse in the digital world. Armed with a degree in Computer Science from Plymouth University, Zoe embarked on her career as a software engineer, amassing over 30 years of web development experience.

What truly sets Zoe apart is her exceptional talent for transforming our clients requirements into solutions and digital marketing campaigns with tangible business outcomes. Her data driven approach ensures that decisions are aligned with business goals, driving success and growth.

"I absolutely love talking to business owners and learning about their unique business needs. I thrive on figuring out how to maximise results. Seeing our clients climb the search engines or increasing online sales is very rewarding"

Zoe's enthusiasm and expertise make her a valuable ally for any business looking to leverage technology for commercial success. Whether it's crafting a compelling online presence or devising a winning digital strategy, Zoe’s insights and experience are the keys to unlocking your business's full potential.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Zoe is a mentor and educator, passionate about sharing her knowledge.

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NAOMI SMITH
WordPress, Tech & SEO

Naomi has been a core member of the b:web team since 2006. In that time she has been a key team member in many areas of our website design and development business.

Naomi is primarily responsible for website builds, SEO migrations, continuous improvements, the careful management of website launches and has worked with our small and large businesses. Naomi heads up most of our ongoing SEO and online marketing campaigns, (managing our clients social media pages, email marketing and much more!).

ANDREW SCOTT
Web Design & Graphics

Andrew is the mastermind behind the design team, with a keen eye for detail that's unmatched.

As a "completer finisher," Andrew is the go-to expert for ensuring that every pixel is in its perfect place, every margin is spot on, and every font is flawlessly executed. His exceptional skill lies in translating complex client briefs into clear, concise proposals that leave no room for misinterpretation.

With Andrew at the helm, clients can rest assured that their design vision will be brought to life with precision and attention to detail. Whether it's refining a logo, crafting a website layout, or fine-tuning typography, Andrew's meticulous nature ensures that every element is carefully considered and expertly executed. His dedication to perfection has earned him a reputation as the trusted and valued leader of the design team, and his work continues to impress clients and elevate the team's creative output.

Chris Ashby
Director & Web Developer

Chris was destined to be a developer. Even before studying Computing at Ulster University in Belfast, he had already mastered various programming languages on his own. With a career that spans over three decades, Chris is a seasoned and accomplished full stack web developer, boasting extensive experience.

His journey began at Thomson Reuters, where he developed systems to integrate with real-time stock market feeds, empowering traders to make informed investments. This early exposure to high-stakes, mission-critical development set the stage for Chris's future successes.

In 2007, Chris joined his wife, Zoe, as a full-time member of the b:web team. At that time, b:web was a pioneer in Content Management Systems, creating early versions of updatable websites, portals, WYSIWYG applications, and online training platforms.

Xander Ashby
Websites, Content & Data

Xander is a former DHSB student now in their second-year studying Chemistry at Plymouth University.

A quick learner with an eye for detail, Xander is dedicated to supporting the team in meeting client deadlines. Whether it's building web pages, crafting email campaigns, or fine-tuning content, Xander excels at each task with ease. A whiz with WordPress, Xander brings both creativity and technical skill to every project.

In their free time, Xander can often be found creating D&D campaigns and watching reruns of Doctor Who.

With a great sense of humor and a real can-do attitude, Xander is a valuable asset to the b:web team.

Evan Ashby
Websites, Content & Testing

Another member of the Ashby family and another former DHSB student, Evan is currently studying Computer Science and Games Development at Plymouth University.

Evan possesses a unique secret power: a photographic memory, or so the team believes.

Evan excels in building websites, and rigorous testing, ensuring every project meets the highest standards.

Outside of work, Evan is an avid fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and D&D. With a keen eye for detail and a methodical approach, Evan is an invaluable team member, consistently delivering excellence in every task.

Questions?

We know that choosing a web agency can be a big step and we promise to always answer your questions in plain English. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions at all about our services.
We are lucky enough to have worked with a really wide range of clients. We particularly enjoy working with like-minded business owners with whom our Managing Director, Zoe, enjoys discussing general business and entrepreneurial life. All of our clients tend to be at the top of their game and incredibly passionate about their products and/or services.

Our day rate is very reasonable, especially for a full services web design agency with 20 years of experience. Budgets for our small business websites can start at just 2k depending on your requirements.

We can work very quickly and could potentially design and build a quality small business website with all of the functionality you need in just a few weeks. If you have a tight timescale for your web design project we recommend that you let us know when you place your enquiry. 

Our HQ’s are in the stunning city of Plymouth in Devon. Our clients are based right across the UK and even internationally.
No, never! We thrive on having a team of talented individuals in-house who all have expertise in the different areas of web design, web development and UX. Plymouth is a great hub of talent and we work closely with Plymouth University to provide placements, mentoring and work experience.
We are happy to host your website and would highly recommend that you let us do so. We can also help you to register you domain names and set up email hosting. Our website hosting services can be combined with a website and security maintenance package which we highly recommend.

Sure! Please get in touch and we will see what we can do. 

An approach as unique as you are.

An approach as unique as you are.