A quick guide for small business owners I have noticed a real increase in the number of websites that have a banner asking me to accept cookies in order to use the site. I thought it would be worth outlining just what the requirements are regarding cookies on websites and being compliant with GDPR. So … Continue reading Do I need a Cookie banner on my website?
So what are keywords and why are they important? Keywords are the ideas and topics that define what your content is about. In terms of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), they're the words and phrases that people enter into search engines to find what they are looking for. Google crawls the words on your site and … Continue reading Why are keywords important for your website?
You’ve had the idea, you’ve done the research and you’ve taken the plunge to set up the business of your dreams…. And now you need a website. Your website is your shop window to the world, often the very first impression people will have of your company so you know it’s got to be great. … Continue reading How to plan a great website for your new business
Have you got an SSL certificate on your website? It’s the little padlock on the top left of your browser window and looks like this: If you don’t have one it looks like this: What is an SSL Certificate? The padlock shows that your site has an SSL certificate. An SSL (secure sockets layer) certificate … Continue reading Why small business owners need an SSL Certificate on their website
This has happened to two clients in the past week or so and caused no end of inconvenience and embarrassment. Suddenly loads of spam emails are being sent without your knowledge or consent to all your carefully nurtured prospects, suppliers and clients. So if a scammer has swiped your password and is using your account … Continue reading What to do if your email gets hacked?
Your website is your shop window to the world, it’s where people will check you out, see what you offer and find out how to contact you. So it’s really important you include all the right elements on your landing pages to maximise the effectiveness of your site A successful website does three things: Attracts … Continue reading What to Include on your Website Pages. – A Guide for Small Businesses
This week a year ago I was on a family holiday in Devon having a bit of a panic. My first big opportunity to do a complete rebranding, website design project had turned up just before we left, and I was trying to pull together a proposal with no templates and no internet and a … Continue reading One year on… what I have learnt from running my web design business
Ten Top Tips for Small Businesses to keep your website in tip top shape Summer is well and truly upon us and traditionally that’s when businesses slow down a bit. It’s time to kick back, put your feet up and reflect on your year so far. Or it is? What better time is there to … Continue reading Website Maintenance for Small Businesses
Simple step by step instructions for updating your wordpress.com website pages Log into wordpress www.wordpress.com/login and using your details. Click on the “my sites” link on the top left and you should get this page: Select the page on the left menu that you want to update Edit text in the field shown. Text can … Continue reading How to update a wordpress.com page