Why You Don’t Need a Website

Why You Don’t Need a Website

The myth a new business ‘must’ have a website This might seem like a surprising thing for a web designer to say that you don’t need a website. Surely I should be advocating that every business must have a website to be taken seriously? Well I do....
First Web Impressions Count

First Web Impressions Count

The First Few Seconds They say that when you meet someone for the first time they make a judgement about you based on the first few seconds of meeting you, whether you’ve opened your mouth to speak or not. The same applies to your website. That person makes a...
How to make blogging easy in 5 simple steps

How to make blogging easy in 5 simple steps

5 Steps to blogging This article is about how to make blogging easy. I break the blogging process down to 5 easy steps. Blogging is good for your business. It adds to your credibility. It helps your SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) to be found in google. It’s...
The £500 website

The £500 website

Recently, there’s been a splurge of new would-be web designers coming on the market offering website building for around the £500 price range. A £500 website sounds like a good deal and if you’re on a low budget might be all that you can afford right now....
5 Website Copywriting Tips

5 Website Copywriting Tips

Copywriting tips Copywriting is often a block for my web building clients. Sometimes, you’re just too close to what you do to know what to write. So I asked my copywriting friend Sarah Norris if she would share some tips. So here are Sarah’s 5 website...
How NOT to get lost in the internet sea

How NOT to get lost in the internet sea

A website is not enough I see this mistake a lot. You build your website. Sometimes it cost a lot, sometimes, not much at all. The resulting website is beautiful and explains everything you do. You anticipate being inundated with prospects calling you. Your phone...
How to Choose a [Good] Web Designer

How to Choose a [Good] Web Designer

The Pitfalls of Choosing a Bad Web Designer When you choose a web designer who turns out bad it can be disastrous. It can end up costing a fortune in money (fixing their mistakes) and cause a lot of stress. When I speak to other business owners who’ve had a bad...
Holiday downtime activities for quiet periods

Holiday downtime activities for quiet periods

7 Holiday Downtime Activities Summer time can be a quiet time for most small businesses as people take time off for holidays. In fact, when you read this, I’ll be in Portugal for my holiday! (Don’t worry, Penny, Sam and Caroline are taking care of things in my...
R-Amping up Mobile Friendliness

R-Amping up Mobile Friendliness

Mobile Friendliness to the next level They made us go mobile friendly and now they’ve taken mobile friendliness to the next level with Google’s AMP pages and Facebook’s Instant Articles. I’ve been listening to major bloggers expressing their concerns...