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Web design and SEO, email marketing, online shops in Bromley, Kent

Want online marketing that really works for you?

We've been established in the Bromley area since 1999 producing websites and online shops and running email marketing campaigns for our clients. But our clients are far and wide - we are trusted from London to New York. Whatever it is you want from your website and online marketing, we can help you to achieve it.

But don't just take our word for it - see what our clients say about us or take a look at our portfolio. If you want a no-obligation chat over a cup of coffee, just call Dave Henson on 01689 822500 or send me an email.

From the Novamedia Portolio

Provender Nurseries


Provender Nurseries is a predominantly trade-only cash and carry outlet serving all horticultural professionals throughout the UK. We produced the original site for them (under their old name of Wyevale East Nurseries) in 2008 and a new responsively designed website for the new company, Provender, which went live early in 2013.

Munro & Forster


Munro & Forster is a top independent communications consultancy and have won more than 60 industry awards. Novamedia was asked to re-design their site and the brief was to produce a clean, professional design consistent with the M&F branding guidelines.

Shaw & Sons


These websites are the largest online shops Novamedia has produced, selling over 22,000 products to both existing Shaw's account holders and to new customers.


We have been doing business with Novamedia for nearly fifteen years now and have nothing but compliments regarding the service that we have received from them over the years. During this working relationship we have worked together on many different projects, including website production, development, email marketing and SEO and have found that they frequently exceed our expectations with regards to the quality of the work produced and the efficiency with which they produce it. We would highly recommend Dave and the team at Novamedia to anyone looking to create a new site or develop an existing one.

Steve Brown, eCommerce Manager Geo. F. Trumper Ltd

I first got in contact with Novamedia when we were looking to totally rebuild our website and bring it into the modern world and with Dave's expertise and enthusiasm we were able to have a website that we felt marketed and promoted our business the exact way that we wanted it to. Since then Dave and his team have again rebuilt our site to enable us to not only promote the garden centre but to also sell online, therefore giving us an additional arm to the business. At every stage the Novamedia team have listened to what we want and if there have been obstacles to overcome then they have always come up with solutions. We now have an extremely professional looking website that we are particularly proud of and one that we have a lot of administration control of and with continued involvement from Dave and his team it continues to evolve.

James Evans, Director Ruxley Manor Garden Centre

Novamedia scores top marks for service: totally reliable and 110% committed to getting the job done. We’ve worked with Dave and his team for over 10 years and he is our most trusted supplier.

Julie Flexen, Managing Director Munro & Forster Communications

We have been working with Novamedia since 1999 and have always found them to be trustworthy, speedy and efficient so when it came to redesigning and rebuilding the original website we had no hesitation in asking Dave and Robert to do it. They really took the time to listen and understand our needs and made many helpful cost-effective suggestions. The new site looks great and is just what we wanted. Thank you for making it so easy and for your continued patience, efficiency and great customer care. BYMT values its long association with you and is looking forward to continuing this relationship for many years to come.

Sue Brown, Head of Administration Bromley Youth Music Trust

What a joy to work with someone who can explain the mysteries of the internet and social media to a complete technophobe in a clear, concise and meaningful way! Throughout the whole design and build process Dave, Rob and Michael were wonderfully patient and understanding, explaining everything with great clarity to ensure we were comfortable with each step. The end result is a fabulous new website that we’re really proud of, and confident we can use to its best effect going forward. I cannot recommend Novamedia highly enough for their consummate professionalism coupled with a friendly and approachable manner. Absolutely first-class!

Carol Cooling, Director, Coolings Green & Pleasant

I had what I thought was an adventurous idea, and Dave and his team at Novamedia made it into reality. I was looking for a personal, local and enthusiastic web designer and I managed to get all three in Dave's team. The structure of my site I thought would be challenging, but the response I always received was "yeah, we can do that". A limited budget but a comprehensive site!

Andy McCartney, Owner Good2Connect

At Provender Nurseries our website is very important to the daily running of our business, as many of our customers place orders online. To have a clean, concise, easy to use website is paramount to the smooth running of our daily operations. With this in mind Novamedia were called in 2007 to advise and help on expanding our website to become more efficient and user friendly. Since then Novamedia have met our needs and requests in a calm, confident and professional manner. Dave is a pleasure to work with and responds to any request, no matter how large, small or irrelevant it may seem in the same patient and efficient manner as always.

Richard McKenna, Managing Director, Provender Nurseries

Novamedia created an entirely new website for us that features some 23,000 products available to buy on-line. Throughout the process, they were very helpful and worked through numerous problems that arose. Their attitude to problem-solving is, in fact, one of their main strengths. They calmly worked through issues as they arose and still produced the site to their original estimate. Dave Henson’s clarity of thought extends to the design and layout of the site, which is clear and easy to navigate. We would recommend Novamedia very highly.

Crispin Williams, Director Shaw & Sons Ltd

MPB Industries Ltd have used Novamedia for at least 4 years and have always found them helpful, technically competent and pleasant to deal with and we would not hesitate to recommend them for any company requiring website generation or control.

Chris Brown, Chairman MPB Industries

In our experience Novamedia have been tremendous. Responsive, fast, always helpful and polite, with a high quality end product. We’ll definitely be using them again.

Martin Moore, Director Media Standards Trust

We have worked with Novamedia frequently over the past few years, using their services for several clients. They are very responsive and can be relied upon to deliver a brief (often at very short notice!). Dave and the team provide a friendly, value for money service.

Sarah Pearson, Senior Account Director Hanover

Thanks to Dave and his team for creating a great end product and website that has received lots of praise and positive comments not only from our clients but also the beauty industry where it was received positively when Perfect 10 were finalists in the Professional Beauty 2012 Awards. Dave's professionalism with ever changing requirements, ideas and 'can we just...' requests was a demonstration of extreme patience of saintly proportions!

Denise Wright, Denise Wright Nails

Having worked with many development professionals it was a great pleasure to work with Dave at Novamedia and his team. They were responsive and knowledgeable, well organised and were able to put complex issues across to the music team in a language easy for them to understand. Their patience and professionalism helped the music team get everything they wanted from their website and I know they will feel they would use Novamedia again if they have any further requirements.

Karen Biddle, IT Project Manager, West Sussex County Council

We started our shop in October 2010 and have used Novamedia for all of our marketing including the shop's website, all of the signs in the shop, all our literature and advertising and our online marketing such as the blog and the excellent monthly email marketing campaigns. Their work has been of the highest quality and always on time and, most importantly, highly effective. I would recommend Novamedia to anyone who needs professional marketing and design.

Gary Wright, Director Weald Aquatics

Dave works on two projects for me - the second as a direct result of performance on the first. He is always helpful and responsive, provides considered solutions and has the endearing quality (often lacking in web people) of consistently explaining things clearly and in a language that the not-so-techie can immediately understand!

Julia Cook, Managing Director StepBack Healthcare Ltd

From conception to design and construction to going live, I was always confident that I was dealing with the right team. Constructive, contributory and responsive, Novamedia helped me achieve the objectives for my new website.

Myles Harrison, Ashley Law Westerham

Updated testimonial received January 2015 following launch of the new BYMT website:

Website looks amazing and very positive feedback received from all. Thank you all so much for your tireless patience and enthusiasm!

Sue Brown, Head of Administration Bromley Youth Music Trust

We’ve worked with Novamedia for over 10 years, across all of our departments. We’ve always found them to be professional, creative, quick to turn things around and have the ability to interpret briefs straight away. Dave and the team are very friendly and great to work with. We’d happily recommend them to anyone.

Simon Goldsborough, Senior Account Manager Munro & Forster Communications

Our new ventures at Greenline Plants and Earlswood Plants needed web sites which gave a clear message to their two distinctly different markets. Having worked with Novamedia on our Wyevale Nurseries and Wyevale East web sites I was sure they would deliver what we needed. As a result we have two web sites which are well designed and easy to use, saying what we wanted them to say. The admin modules are brilliant! Dave and the guys at Novamedia are very responsive to our requests for changes, amendments and site development. A great partner to work with!

Doug Reade, Wyevale Nurseries, Greenline Plants and Earlswood Plants

Fantastic service, responding quickly to our requests, often at very short notice. So refreshing to deal with someone like Dave Henson, who is straghtforward and expert in his field.

Barbara, FW Berringer

Over my long career, I have worked with many companies, but Novamedia stands heads above all the others. Their professionalism and project management can only be described as "the best of the best"

Elizabeth Anne 'Betiayn' Tursi, National Chair, Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF)

We have been doing business with Novamedia for nearly fifteen years now and have nothing but compliments regarding the service that we have received from them over the years. During this working relationship we have worked together on many different projects, including website production, development, email marketing and SEO and have found that they frequently exceed our expectations with regards to the quality of the work produced and the efficiency with which they produce it. We would highly recommend Dave and the team at Novamedia to anyone looking to create a new site or develop an existing one.

Steve Brown, eCommerce Manager Geo. F. Trumper Ltd

The Novamedia Blog

Increase your levels of engagement with video

Blog post written by Dave Henson | 30 September 2015 | Category: Video

It is not an over-exaggeration to say that most websites could benefit hugely with the addition of video.

A study in 2014 by Demand Metric showed that visitors watch video just because it’s video - a claim no other content type can make. That is to say, the allure of this medium means people need far less encouragement to click a Play button than to read a carefully crafted article or view an image gallery. The efficacy of video as a marketing tool is also confirmed by this report. 71% of those surveyed said it performed better for them compared with other content types.

These two facts show that if you’re not using video, you probably should be. If nothing else, it can add interest, interactivity and personality to your website. For example, Novamedia produced a website for a financial planning advisor earlier this year - www.ashleylawwesterham.co.uk.The client commissioned a series of short videos each answering a particular question, which we then embedded on his website. The videos show him in his office, with clients, with his dog in the garden, shots of the location of his office, and crucially he provides the voiceovers. These videos are effective for two reasons - firstly, they add more interest to the site and keep visitors browsing for longer, and secondly they show the person behind the business. For small businesses which need an edge, this personal touch is important and it’s something which video does very well.

But what about the cost?

Like anything, video can be costly, but it doesn’t have to be. If you want ‘Spielbergian’ levels of production, layers of special effects, or if you decide to hire professional script-writers and a number of cameramen then of course your costs will soar. At the other extreme, it is possible to create a passable marketing video using only a smartphone and an external microphone. In other words, how much you spend depends on what you want to do but crucially, video is now a medium which is open to everybody.

For example, we shot and edited the video shown below for Provender Nurseries using a smart phone, flip-camera and external microphone. Adding in some neat titles at the start and end and overlaying a stock music track helped to bring the video to life.

But we’ve also produced videos that have required higher-end equipment such as interviews where it’s essential to use a good quality microphone and we are becoming more and more involved in video work bot shooting and editing as people realise the value of moving images on their levels of customer engagement.