Charity of the year partnership with The James Greenop Foundation


Tornado is delighted to name The James Greenop Foundation as our chosen charity for 2018. For the partnership, Tornado has pledged to raise vital funds, as well as sharing our marketing expertise to support The James Greenop Foundation and the work it does across Merseyside and beyond. Director of Tornado, Keith Paterson, said: “Working with organisations who help children and … Read More

Safer Internet Day: 5 Safety Tips


Safer Internet Day 2017 is being celebrated globally today to promote the safe and positive use of technology. The day sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Highlighting positive uses of technology exploring the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community. It … Read More

Has Google Chrome started flagging your site as Not Secure?

KeithSEO, Web Design

Upgraded your Google Chrome recently and noticed something a little different? Google is getting serious about websites that don’t use encryption and the latest update is part of the search engine giant’s strategy for a more secure web. For a while now Google Chrome indicated connection security with an icon in the address bar. It was a little grey or red … Read More

Tornado Proud to Support the 2016 Steven Gerrard Foundation Football Camp


This week over 100 Liverpool children have experienced top flight football coaching with the Steven Gerrard Foundation in association with Hugh McAuley Football Academy. Tornado have supported the annual football camp since 2012 making 2016 the fifth consecutive year. The football camp gives local children access to top level coaching from legendary football coaches. Each year sports leaders, teachers, youth … Read More

What Makes a Good Landing Page Design

KeithWeb Design

An effective landing page is the key to success of any online marketing campaign. Your product may be superb and your offer may be incredible, but without a good landing page design, your business will surely suffer. People may have different opinions regarding web design but when it comes to landing pages, everybody agrees that their design must be conversion-centric, … Read More

St Helens Business Fair


Join us at Langtree Park on 28th April from 10.30am – 3.00pm for the first St Helens Business Fair. Tornado are exhibiting along with two floors of exhibitors, this will be the largest business to business networking event in the heart of the North West. We’ll be showing off one of our new fabric exhibition stands and talking to people about … Read More

What Google’s New Layout Means For You


Google is now displaying up to four ads above organic desktop search results and removed the ads on the right sidebar. If you’ve been using Google over the last couple of days you’ll notice the pages look a little different. Last week Google has mixed things up, showing up to four ads above desktop search results, and simultaneously removing the ads on the … Read More

How to update Magento

KeithEcommerce, Web Development

Update Magento

If you’ve had your Magento store for a while, it may be running an out of date version of Magento. Modules and bugs are still being developed and worked out of Magento version 2, so we’re not recommending that to customers until later in the year. For version 1 the latest version at the moment is You can check … Read More

MOT Coding Experiment

KeithCode Experiments

After several of our clients have been caught out with with expired MOTs we decided to make an experiment that would send out a reminder via text message 21 days before the MOT was due. We started doing some research and found: 4.7 million motorists miss their MOT renewal date Driving without a valid MOT certificate carries a maximum fine of … Read More