Tips for an effective homepage

Puzzled man looking at website homepage

Homepage Design Is it obvious what your business does from your homepage? Have you ever gone onto a website and wondered what is the product or service the website is supposed to be offering? I find it really frustrating when I have to look around a site to understand what it’s about. Too often I […]

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Are website templates bad for web design?

Generally speaking a template is a starting point for a design. While many web designers may say they do not use templates, they most certainly do not write every line of code from scratch. They all use a “starting point” based on previous work. Anyone who says they don’t is, frankly, misleading you. It might […]

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Why use wordpress?

wordpress content management system

Choosing the right platform to build a website. Regardless of whether you are building your own website, or getting a website professionally built for you, the choice of platform on which it runs is important. Choosing the wrong platform could lock you into a proprietary system, or one that lacks features you may need in […]

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Your website is your salesman

salesman with speech bubble saying welcome Im passionate about by job

How do you make buying decisions? Have you ever bought a car because the salesman loves his job and has been in business for a long time? Did a large and impressive picture on the wall help you get out your wallet? Did a speech about his qualifications and job history get you over the […]

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SEO in 2015

seo in 2015, person leaning on SEO in large letters

Search Engine Optimisation is a broad term. It’s often misused. Anything you do to your website that improves its importance as viewed by search engines can be called SEO. That encompasses a lot. From simple things like copying and rewriting blogs from other sites, responsive design, improving site load speed, to the number of words […]

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How to write a blog

How to write a blog

Blogging – build relationships and form a community A blog is a way of expanding your audience and showcasing your knowledge. It’s a time to connect to your readers. Engage with your customers and show that you are interested in writing about matters that they care about. It’s not the right time for a hard […]

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Website Jargon

website jargon - become a geek for 10 minutes and understand some jargon!

You shouldnt really need it, but some jargon is so common you’re bound to come across it. Scan this easy to read article to get the layman’s view of some jargon.

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Hire a web designer or do it yourself?

DIY website, man thinking about a DIY website.

You may be thinking of a DIY website. In the same way, you could also think about making your own furniture or clothes. You should know up front all the skills you will need to create something that appeals to others.

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What do your customers think of your website?

Retail store with poor marketing is, like a website that doesnt sell itself well

Have you ever looked at your website from your customer’s perspective? You probably know how to run your business well. But do YOU forget the rules when it comes to your website?

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