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Monday, 04 September 2023

8 ways to improve your website

The world of business websites is constantly evolving, and it’s now simpler than ever to create a great looking site thanks to the multitude of CMS’ on the market, at a very reasonable cost. But setting up your site is only a part of the story, regular maintenance is the key to success, so it’s super important that small business owners are up-to-date with the latest trends and customer demands to ensure they’re on their A-game.

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Monday, 04 September 2023

How to use videos for your small business

As a small business owner, you’re no doubt already wearing many hats - entrepreneur, accountant, marketer, the list goes on - so do you really need to add another element to your jam-packed to-do list? The answer is, for many, yes, creating top-notch videos to promote your small business can bring tonnes of benefits, and help you boost your bottom lines, so finding the time to jump on the video-train is well worth the added effort. 

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Website Performance

Monday, 04 September 2023

Is your business’ website performing?

Your business’ website serves as a hotspot for all your online traffic, making it one of the most important strings to your business’ bow. But, putting the time and effort (and probably money) into creating a great website is only half the story, you need to make sure your website’s doing its job.  One of the most effective tools for doing just that is Google Analytics and shortly we’ll tell you everything you need to know about using it, but first, let’s strip it right back to basics and look at what your website should be doing.

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Advertise Online

Monday, 04 September 2023

How to advertise your small business online

The way we advertise has changed dramatically in recent years and gone are the days you’d post an ad in your local paper or put some flyers through people’s doors and hope for the best.  The internet has become the place to be for businesses of all sizes - take Google for example, they thank online advertising for 95% of its revenue. No doubt you want a piece of the action, but how do you advertise your small business effectively online?

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Write Clearly For Web Facebook

Monday, 04 September 2023

How to write for the web.

In an age where consumers are spending more and more time glued to their screens, having a website can be very useful for many independent businesses.  Whether you decide to sell directly from it or not, having one allows your current and potential future customers to discover your business more easily.

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Advertise Online

Monday, 04 September 2023

Why your website should be HTTPS

Attracting new customers is the aim of the game for any business with an online presence, so if you discovered your website was having the opposite effect and actually turning browsers away, it would be a pretty dire state of affairs, right? But what if we told you by not having HTTPS at the beginning of your web address, you could be doing just that? Without HTTPS-enabled, Google will show your website as ‘not secure’ to consumers browsing for their next purchase, and, of course, that can be pretty off-putting and could well cost you sales.

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