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Brief a Website Redesign Better with Google Analytics

Every website needs a redesign at some point. Businesses evolve, priorities change and what was once stylish becomes dated (yes, rounded buttons, we’re looking at you). So, every business with a website will need to brief a web designer about updating their website at some point. We’ve already written about how to brief a website … Continue reading Brief a Website Redesign Better with Google Analytics

5 Things That Don’t Help You Rank Better In Search

Here are the 5 most commonly-held misbeliefs we hear regularly about what drives search visibility and how you rank on Google…

why is my new website not showing on Google?

Got a new website but it’s not showing on Google?

There are 6 common reasons that could be to blame why your new website isn’t showing up in a Google search. A regular topic of calls we receive in the studio is one that starts with the sentence ‘We’ve had a new website built by someone but it’s just not showing up when we search for it on … Continue reading Got a new website but it’s not showing on Google?

What’s all this GDPR stuff I see everywhere?

In this article we address the all-too common question of ‘does GDPR affect me and my business?’ from a marketing and website perspective. So, let’s get started with typical scenarios, case studies and what you need to know. What is GDPR? GDPR is the EU General Data Protection Regulation – a law about Data Protection, based on … Continue reading What’s all this GDPR stuff I see everywhere?

Copywriting: the key to good web content (part 1)

It’s worth starting with a fundamental piece of information to establish the terms used in this article are fully understood. Copy (copywriting) is content. Content is a piece of communication that uses text to explain something – whether it’s explaining a solution to a problem you have or conveying some news. It’s actually about selling. … Continue reading Copywriting: the key to good web content (part 1)

How do I speed up a slow Wordpress website?

Top 10 tips to speed up a badly-behaving WordPress website

WordPress – the world’s most popular and widely-used website platform. It brings with it so many benefits for businesses and website owners large and small. The design can be fully customised to suit your business and there’s a myriad of plugins offering excellent and useful functions available which is all wrapped in a mobile-friendly environment. It’s … Continue reading Top 10 tips to speed up a badly-behaving WordPress website

So you think you know who uses Facebook?

Everyone uses Facebook, don’t they? Or do they…

How to make your Wordpress website more secure

How to make your WordPress website more secure

Treat your website like you would your office or warehouse. Spend time – and if it needs it, a little money – on making sure everything is locked up and secure.

Who really owns your domain name?

Who really owns your website domain name?

One of the most common situations we encounter each week managing business and individuals’ websites is trying to understand where their website domain name is registered, where it’s hosted and more importantly who has control over it. What this inevitably uncovers is something of a silent problem bubbling away under the surface poised to strike just … Continue reading Who really owns your website domain name?

A good web host is important for your website

Why a good web host is important for your website

“Web hosting from £2 a month”, “Free web hosting” and so on all sound like tempting offers but before you take the plunge, be aware of what your signing up to. Here’s our top 4 tips for getting suitable, reliable web hosting   Know who your neighbours are… Would you buy a shop without knowing … Continue reading Why a good web host is important for your website

How to do Google Adwords (when you don’t have time to do Google AdWords)

If you’re thinking “I don’t have the time to manage AdWords regularly”, that shouldn’t put you off using them. Because you probably have enough time to do these 5 most influential things when you set AdWords up