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Why SEO is PR these days
Why search optimisation means PR these days

We've written before about myths in SEO and how we still hear that trickery and fakery can lead a website to the top of Google's search

Top 5 SEO myths for 2016
Top 5 SEO Myths for 2016

Many of the myths about search optimisation propagated 10 years ago are still around now. So if you hear anyone putting forth the “wisdom” summarised here – call them out on it

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AMP – Google’s Accelerated Mobile Page project

What is AMP?   AMP - Accelerated Mobile Pages, in a nutshell, is Google's new project to help speed up use of the internet. It is a new way to

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Is there a future for email marketing

For years we've used it and abused it. Our inboxes have filled to overflowing so much to the point that more recently ISPs the world-over have ramped up their spam protection level in a bid to reduce the burden of sheer volume of data going through their network and sending all emails that looked

is this the death of Twitter
What if Twitter died?

The social media world has been in a state of flux since it was reported in

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Why You Should Be Using Google Search Console

Google Search Console - or Webmaster Tools, as it's also been known - is one of the older, free tools that Google provide.  Mostly unloved, undeniably ugly, with a reputation as being "for the geeks", its usefulness to the non-developer community is overlooked. Here's why every business should

Online business reviews - are they worth it
Online Business Reviews – Are They Worth It?

Google Reviews, Trustpilot, Reevoo, Reviews.co.uk - there are plenty of ways for your customers to leave reviews for your business online.  It's good business practice to follow up with customers

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Steph passes her web developer apprenticeship

Today is a proud day for everyone at Aubergine! Our web developer

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Graphic design in the commercial world – does it have a place anymore?

Let’s nip this contentious topic in the bud with a resounding

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Make your website mobile friendly – or lose out

Nothing more frustrating, is there? Searching for a product or service on your phone at the weekend on the sofa and you end up at a website that isn’t mobile friendly and you have to pinch and zoom

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Our prediction: No more free listing on Google Maps

Over the last six months, it’s become apparent that Google has moved its attention to the map section as their next revenue opportunity.

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Getting your email over to a cloud solution

An aspect of hosting your website and domain is that we more than likely also provide you with

Avoid bad website design and layout
Top 10 common business website mistakes – with practical solutions. Part 2

2. Bad website and layout design This week sees the second part in our series of topics

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The importance of an SSL certificate on your website

What is an SSL certificate and how important are they to my website? Most website owners, unless they operate an e-commerce website, won’t know what an SSL certificate is – and why should they? It’s for credit card payment websites, right? Wrong. Let’s start

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Good business website basics 2 of 3: Getting on with Google.

OK, let's face it - there is only one search engine, and that's

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High Street retail store front design visuals

The last few months have seen some exciting retail design work undertaken for our friends over at

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Good business website basics 1 of 3.

This week sees the start of a series of basic, good practice when it comes to owning and operating a website for your business. We'll

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Our new web designer apprentice

Our new Web Design Apprentice!   This week sees Aubergine's new web design apprentice join the team in the Leighton Buzzard studio. Steph Henman

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Clean new website for Fresh Mortgages!

At Aubergine we have been fortunate enough to have been working with the team at Fresh Mortgages for over 10 years having created their branding and first website back in 2006. So, when Russell Sanders, the principal at Fresh Mortgages approached us to give the company website a freshen-up (non pun

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Leighton Buzzard premier dental practice gets website makeover

When Practice Manager, Samantha Bird, from West Street Dental Practice in Leighton Buzzard approached us to find out how they could

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Cool design for a hot day…

So, with all of the unseasonably good weather, we decided that the studio was far too hot to concentrate and we needed to cool down. The first thing that came to mind was ICE CREAM! That got us

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The full retail branding experience – a designer’s paradise!

Jealously is such an ugly word - but it's the only one that I can think of. I am, of course,