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SEO For Your Business Today
Definition; Search engine optimisation (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s unpaid results – often referred to as “natural,” “organic,” or “earned” results – Wikipedia. So what’s changed in the world of SEO and what does it mean to your business?
Why We Love Email Marketing and You Should Too
Email marketing is not dead, it’s here to stay and if you think that it’s not worth using, you should think again. Email marketing is one of the most powerful digital marketing tools for business, so there’s a reason why inboxes all over the world are full of promotions and news bulletins. It’s because email marketing works. Here […]
‘Have a mobile friendly site or lose rankings’ says Google
April 21st announces Google’s new search algorithm which will greatly preference websites that are responsive or have a mobile version. If you don’t have a mobile friendly website, then from April 21st, you may see a drop in your rankings. Find out what this new search algorithm means and what you can do about it.
5 Consistent Ways to Come Up with Great Blog Ideas
Your blog is one of the most powerful tools you can use to build and engage with your audience. It positions you as a thought leader, shows that you are current and active in your industry and is also great for SEO. Yet coming up with regular blog ideas can sometimes feel overwhelming. What do you say? How do you […]
Why Design is also About Solving Business Problems
We love designing. It’s true, we love spending hours in front of Photoshop, and nights coding to our heart’s content. But design to us isn’t just about making things look & work great, it’s about finding a way to solve problems. As designers our job is to ask questions, to uncover the hidden issues that […]
Let’s Get Digital – 7 steps to digital health for your business
As the new year starts, with it comes fresh energy so it’s a good time to focus on how your business is performing online. But where do you start? Here we’ve shared our checklist that we use to guide our own digital health. Use it to see where your digital challenges are and guide your goals for the coming year.
How to Optimise Your Website to Increase Conversion
Website Conversion is the single most important success component for your website and it simply means getting your visitor to take a certain action on your site that supports your business goals. Conversions can mean many things and should be part of your website KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) to help you determine how your site is […]
7 Essential Components of a Successful Ecommerce Site
So, you’re ready to take your business to the next level and launch your online shop. Great! But have you thought about what your ecommerce site requires to really turn profits? An online shop is more than just good product pictures and a checkout function, you also have to think about the experience you’re giving […]
All Your Need To Know About WordPress 4.0
Last week WordPress 4.0 “Benny” went live, giving an even richer experience for managing web content to millions of businesses, bloggers and administrators all over the world. Version 4.0 named “Benny” to honour jazz musician Benny Goodman is now available for all sites running WordPress. All the good folks at WordPress have been working […]
How to Write a Killer Web Design Brief
Are you looking to embark on a web design project? Make sure you nail the design brief upfront, and cover off any important design requirements before the designer starts work. A web design brief is a document that guides the entire web design process. It should be as comprehensive and detailed as possible, and serve […]