How to Install Yoast SEO

In this guide we run through how to install Yoast SEO.¬†Yoast SEO is a brilliant tool for helping small business owners to manage and optimise their website content. There are plenty of guides available so you get the most from your efforts to optimise your website. In a short series of blog posts, we run through the basics of Yoast …

Above The Fold

Is above the fold still important?

If you’re not yet familiar with the term above-the-fold, now is the time to become familiar with it. Above-the-fold is website jargon for the messages and images that a website user sees on a website page without having to scroll down. It’s the content that typically appears “at the top.” Optimizely provide us with the neat history of “above the …

How to Curate Content

Curate Content to Become an Expert

Did you know that one of the ways that you can blog is to curate content? In my last blog post I talked about some top tips to help you become a better blogger – some of the tools you can use to give you inspiration for your blog titles, some of the techniques that can help you to capture …

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What you need to know about Facebook’s New Link Previews

You may have noticed how good your Facebook link previews look when you place a link into a Facebook post. On top of that, if you do not like what is showing up, you can change it. Well not for long.Facebook’s new link previews are coming. Open Graph Meta Tags, as they are called, are changing. And if you want …

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Growing an email marketing list

When executed properly and consistently, email marketing is still (despite what people say…) an effective way of reaching past, present and future customers. Three quarters of companies (according to Econsultancy) believe email still offers and excellent to good return on investment. You are however reliant on a targeted list of email addresses. This is for some people where the challenge …

7 ways to get those creative juices flowing

We’ve all been there. Sat at the laptop thinking “what shall I write about today?”. Sitting with that blank notepad in front of you. Watching time pass slowly by. It can be difficult to get those creative juices flowing at times. So if you are sat there wondering which planet your brain is currently residing on, read through our 8 …

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The 3 things to consider before you design a website

Whilst running a web design agency, naturally we have a lot of business owners sit in front of us asking us to design their new website. However, more often than not, business owners do not have a real reason for getting a new website. Now don’t get me wrong, I think EVERYONE should have a website, and sometimes a redesign …

7 Top Tips for Blogging

7 Top Tips To Help You Become a Better Blogger

Blogging and creating fresh, new content on your website is more important now than it’s ever been for helping your website to rank for your industry-relevant keywords and overall SEO. However, blogging does more than that – it helps to showcase you as an expert and gives you some great content for social media. We’ll run down our top tips …

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Creating Social Media Content

In one of my recent posts I mentioned that the 2 challenges people come up against when running their own social media campaigns is planning social media content, and creating social media content. You can view our planning blog here. Today we focus on the latter – creating social media content. We are a team of creatives, so coming up …

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Why do I need to maintain my WordPress website?

We get asked this a lot – why do i need to maintain my WordPress website? There are a number of reasons, the main one being security. If you are not currently maintaining and updating your website, whether it is built on the WordPress platform or not, start doing so. Ask your web developer how you or they can do …