10 Top Principles of Effective Web Design

Like the phrase ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, effective web design is judged by the users of the website and not the website owners. There are many factors that affect the usability of a website, and it is not just about form (how good it looks), but also function (how easy is […]

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Top WordPress Web Designs

WordPress has truly grown to be a powerful software program suited to practically any website application – from brochure style websites to portfolio sites, ecommerce websites, news sites and professional business websites. WordPress is not just for small business and bloggers anymore – here are the industry heavy weights that use WordPress as the force […]

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Why Should My WordPress Website Be Updated?

You know the story, you’ve spent time and money to get your website launched, it’s been a long road and now that it’s up you just want to focus on adding your content to get your business off the ground. However after a while when you login you noticed that pesky little ‘update’ notification. You […]

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How to Optimise Images for Your Website or Blog

As WordPress web designers, one of the biggest challenges we see when handing over a new website to our clients is getting them to understand how to optimise their images for their website or blog. Below is a step by step video tutorial that demonstrates how to optimise your images so you can work them […]

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How to Make Your Own E-Book

E-books are a great way to engage people with your business and draw traffic to your website. You can use them to entice people to sign up to your newsletter or blog, or if you’re selling the e-book, generate a passive income. The amount of people downloading e-books to their mobile and smart devices is […]

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6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Business Website

Are you about to start a re-design or perhaps you’re embarking on a new site? Your website can be a vital part of building your business profile, both offline as well as on-line, if you make the most of it. Here are 6 important things to help you get the most out of your website.

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Using Backup Buddy to Backup and Migrate a Site

As a WordPress developer having a backup of your WordPress website is an important part of any contingency plan for when sites get hacked, the server goes down or you need to move hosts. Backup Buddy is an excellent premium plugin that enables you to backup, migrate and restore a site. In this post are my Brisbane WordPress Meet Up slides […]

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Tips for Effective Small Business Web Design

For a small business, embarking on the journey of getting a website can be a daunting and overwhelming experience. What kind of site do you need? What kind of content do you put on the site? How do you make sure your site stands out from the crowd? Here are a few small business web […]

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Tips for Writing Effective Web Copy

  We use the web to find and share information. The way in which users interact with information online combined with the rise of new Google algorithms (which prioritise relevant content) means how we write and stucture information online is becoming more crucial then ever. Here I’ll outline some helpful tips for planning copy for […]

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How to Add Pinterest to Your Website or Blog

  So you know it, you’ve read about it, Pinterest is gaining more traction as a social media heavyweight and to make sure you can join the conversation, below are some quick ways to add Pinterest to your website or blog.

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