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Top 5 Questions You Must Ask Your Web Design Agency

Top 5 Questions You Must Ask Your Web Design Agency

Choosing a web design agency is something that requires a lot of thought and careful consideration, after all the potential success of your business lies somewhat in their hands. With so many potential web design agencies out there it’s always a good idea to have a...

6 Essential Homepage Features Every Website Needs

6 Essential Homepage Features Every Website Needs

Essential Homepage Features Whether you plan on designing a website yourself or you’ve chosen to invest in a design agency, this blog post on essential homepage features will provide you with a clear understanding of the most important features of a website design....

Facebook Marketing Tips For 2018

Facebook Marketing Tips For 2018

Facebook Marketing has always been a hot topic of conversation amongst the small business community with businesses becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of organic reach on Facebook posts. It's no secret that many small businesses have been left feeling...

Web Design Trends 2018 – What To Expect This Year

Web Design Trends 2018 – What To Expect This Year

As technology and internet habits shift, web design is subject to change. As we enter 18 years into the millennium, web designers have to cope with the changing technical environment to create sites that are user-friendly, innovative, adaptive to any conceivable...

Simple Tips For Better Business Exposure on Instagram

Simple Tips For Better Business Exposure on Instagram

Many businesses struggle with mastering Instagram, as a marketing tool. It’s a challenge even for some of the younger social media users, who are supposed to be natural at ‘instagramming’. It’s all because, just like any modern social network, it has its own...

3 Steps to Product Descriptions that Sell

3 Steps to Product Descriptions that Sell

Writing a proper product description is, on a certain level, very similar to being a psychic. You don’t know the person, who’s going to read through the description. You don’t know whether they’re just browsing or looking to buy right now. You don’t know the look on...

5 Ways to Boost Facebook Engagement for Your Business

5 Ways to Boost Facebook Engagement for Your Business

In one of our recent posts we skimmed over Facebook page  engagement as a tactic, which can make or break your social media presence. This time we wanted to dive a little deeper into the topic and focus on what’s important for business - how to actually drive Facebook...

7 Social Media Mistakes Every Business Should Avoid

7 Social Media Mistakes Every Business Should Avoid

Social Media mistakes can have a negative impact on a business without them even realising! But the first step is to identify these habits to ensure your social media strategy is the best it can be! Mistakes can lead to businesses wondering what they are doing wrong...

Local SEO Tips For Small Businesses

Local SEO Tips For Small Businesses

If you are a business selling products or services in the local area a good knowledge of local SEO is essential. Local SEO is slightly different to a general SEO strategy but can be done just as effectively if implemented properly. If you're choosing a local SEO...

7 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Domain Name

7 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Domain Name

Choosing the perfect domain name is one of the most important factors for any business. A domain name will become part of a businesses online identity so it's vital to get to right first time round. With so many businesses out there, the popular domain names have...

10 Things To Consider When Building A Website

10 Things To Consider When Building A Website

There are many things to consider when building a website, you may have a clear idea in mind or have no idea at all! But it goes deeper than that and the things to consider when building a website are the starting point in any web design process So if you're preparing...

How To Build Your Twitter Following In 5 Easy Steps!

How To Build Your Twitter Following In 5 Easy Steps!

Build your Twitter following with followers who want to engage with your business and attract others to your brand? Sounds easier said than done? Good news - it can be done by following these 5 easy steps Ready To Rock Twitter & Build Your Twitter Following?...

The Benefits Of Having A Blog For Your Business

The Benefits Of Having A Blog For Your Business

Why Blogging Is Important For Your Business As a web design agency we get asked a lot by our clients about the benefits of having a blog for your business. Is it really necessary? Running a business is without doubt time consuming - for some the thought of adding more...

How To Check The Responsiveness Of A Website

How To Check The Responsiveness Of A Website

 Is  Your Website Mobile Friendly? Here's How To Check The Responsiveness Of A Website With over 80% of visitors using mobile phones & tablets to search the Internet, the responsiveness of a website could be the deciding factor between a visitor staying to see a...

Christmas Marketing Tips For Small Businesses

Christmas Marketing Tips For Small Businesses

Discover The Best Christmas Marketing Tips For Small Businesses! With just 9 Fridays to go until the main event it's likely that the topic of conversation within  many companies will turn to searching for Christmas marketing tips for small businesses who use this...

How To Create An Effective Website Landing Page

How To Create An Effective Website Landing Page

In order to create an effective website landing page it's important to understand exactly what a landing page is and it's purpose. What Is A Website Landing Page?   A website landing page is built with conversion in mind. More often than not the page itself will...

How To Launch A Brand New Website

How To Launch A Brand New Website

So after weeks or months depending how big a project it was it's time to launch your brand new website - congratulations you've made it this far! Think the hard work is over? The hard work is only just beginning and now it's time to tell the world you've got a brand...

Domain Name And Hosting – What’s The Difference?

Domain Name And Hosting – What’s The Difference?

Domain Name And Hosting Explained! If you're brand new to the world of business and websites  it's not uncommon to get confused between a domain name and hosting - it's easily done! Many website companies will offer a domain name and hosting as part of their web...

4 Halloween Marketing Ideas For Your Business

4 Halloween Marketing Ideas For Your Business

The spookiest night of the year is almost upon us and as a business it's the perfect opportunity to start some fun and frightfully deals and marketing campaigns that will create a buzz amongst your current customers and help gain new ones too! Here's 4 Halloween...

5 Best Websites For Free Stock Images

5 Best Websites For Free Stock Images

 Looking for a great selection of free stock images? Hiring a professional photographer takes both time and a heft marketing budget - something that not all businesses have. The good news is that if the above rings true to you, you don't have to miss out on the...

The Best Business Tips For Black Friday 2016

The Best Business Tips For Black Friday 2016

Black Friday was first introduced to the UK back in 2010 Essentially it's a businesses golden opportunity to show potential buyers the best deals to be had on the day and encourage them to purchase those deals from your website. With as much as £2bn spent in shops and...

Best Way To Capture Email Addresses On A Website

Best Way To Capture Email Addresses On A Website

Capture email addresses on a website is a must do for email marketers but how do you do this effectively? One of the best pieces of information you can capture for marketing purposes is an email address - with the owners permission of course! Capture email addresses...

5 Must Have Features Of An eCommerce Website

5 Must Have Features Of An eCommerce Website

There are many features of an eCommerce website that can help your business excel and increase sales aswell as user experience - in this blog post we'll go over 5 must have features of an eCommerce website, but firstly..... What is an eCommerce website? Put simply an...

5 Reasons Why You Need To Redesign Your Website

5 Reasons Why You Need To Redesign Your Website

The chances are you're here because you're looking for 5 reasons why you need to redesign your website? Deciding to redesign your website could be something on your to do list for years to come but when thinking of the potential ROI can you really afford not to? After...

7 easy SEO Tips for small businesses

7 easy SEO Tips for small businesses

 7 Easy SEO Tips For Small Businesses Running a small business and being your own boss isn't for the faint hearted! Along with a huge amount of responsibility comes a wide range of job titles that all have your name on! In order to be successful, small businesses need...

How To Improve Security On A WordPress Website

How To Improve Security On A WordPress Website

Improve Security On A WordPress Website With Our 5 Tips Is your website built on WordPress? Having you thought about how secure it really is? Whilst it may sound like a big task you can improve security on a WordPress website by following these 5 simple steps - of...

Best Blog Topic Generators – Our Top 5

Best Blog Topic Generators – Our Top 5

Best Blog Topic Generators You know you should be blogging on your website but you just don't know what to blog about? It needs to be relevant and something that will wow your readers - this is where blog topic generators come in and in this blog post we'll share 5 of...

The Ultimate SEO Checklist

The Ultimate SEO Checklist

The Ultimate SEO Checklist When it comes to SEO there's a lot to remember - whether your a beginner or an expert and if you're serious about ensuring your SEO strategy is the best it can be it's a good idea to get organised and create a checklist that will guide you...

Introducing The New Twitter Connect Tab

Introducing The New Twitter Connect Tab

Have You Noticed The New Twitter Connect Tab? If you've recently logged into Twitter from your smart phone or tablet you may have noticed the new twitter connect tab - read the official announcement here. Designed with the user in mind, it aims to make searching for...

5 Biggest SEO Mistakes You Need To Stop Making Today

5 Biggest SEO Mistakes You Need To Stop Making Today

5 Biggest SEO Mistakes Search engine optimization has been on the rise and it's crazy the lengths people will go to for SEO. SEO is among the biggest weapon currently in the internet business world, but a lot of people have misused this and the end result can be...

3 Reasons You Need A New Logo

3 Reasons You Need A New Logo

A logo is often the first thing a persons sees when viewing your business and we all know that first impressions count. A well designed logo can encourage visitors to find out more about your company but a poorly designed logo can have a negative effect. In this blog...

North West Twitter Networking Hours

North West Twitter Networking Hours

If you follow us on Twitter you'll know we love a good networking hour so with this in mind and after a few requests from our clients we decided to create this blog post to share the best North West Twitter Networking Hours! What are North West Twitter Networking...

5 Ways To Increase  Website Conversion Rate

5 Ways To Increase Website Conversion Rate

What is a website conversion rate? In this blog post we'll show you how you can increase website conversion rate but first things first.....if you've never heard of what exactly is it? A website conversion rate is a way to measure the number or percentage of potential...

5 Key Benefits of SEO for Small Businesses

5 Key Benefits of SEO for Small Businesses

5 key benefits of SEO for small businesses Gone are the days when small businesses were looked down up on. Nowadays technological advancement has given these businesses level playing field. One such marvel of modern science is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) which...

7 things every small business website needs

7 things every small business website needs

Having a small business website can help you improve search engine optimisation, boost credibility and drive conversions from your potential customers but how can you ensure that your website has all the boxes ticked when it comes to the design and functionality? In...

5 Ways To Lower Your Website Bounce Rate

5 Ways To Lower Your Website Bounce Rate

Website Bounce Rate - So what exactly is it? In this blog post we'll be showing you 5 ways in which you can reduce your website bounce rate but first things first - what exactly is a website bounce rate? Your website bounce rate is the number or percentage of visitors...

A beginners guide to twitter

A beginners guide to twitter

Beginners Guide To Twitter In 2006, no one had ever thought that 140-character chatter could be a overnight sensation. From common people to not-so-common people, from least powerful to the most powerful – everybody seems to be on Twitter. With more than 300 million...

Why is responsive website design so important?

Why is responsive website design so important?

Why is Responsive website design so important to your business? What is responsive website design? Responsive website design allows the layout of the site to adjust to the screen size it's being used on. For example a user viewing a website on a desktop PC or laptop...

Is Social Media An Important Part Of Your SEO Strategy?

Is Social Media An Important Part Of Your SEO Strategy?

Is Social Media An Important Part Of Your SEO Strategy? Having a good social media presence is so vital, and some entrepreneurs can't wrap their head around it. Even if you take SEO out of image it is still important to have a strong social networking presence. Times...

How To Use Hashtags Effectively For Your Business

How To Use Hashtags Effectively For Your Business

Do you use hashtags as part of your social media strategy? Hashtags when used correctly can have a great positive impact across your social media but use them incorrectly and it can in fact have the opposite effect! But first of all what exactly are they and how can...

How To Enter Theo Paphitis #SBS On Twitter

How To Enter Theo Paphitis #SBS On Twitter

Theo Paphitis #SBS - Have you heard of it? If you're a regular over on twitter you've probably heard or seen a flurry of #SBS tweets to Theo Paphitis from 5.30pm on a Sunday evening! Now we know there are new comers to twitter all the time and if there's one thing you...

How Often Should You Post On Facebook

How Often Should You Post On Facebook

Ever Wondered "How Often Should You Post On Facebook?" There's no magic number when it comes to how often you should post on Facebook and each brand differs, for us here and the businesses we work with we usually recommend 2-3 times per day - if you're wondering why...

Does Your Small Business Really Need A Website?

Does Your Small Business Really Need A Website?

Do you really need a website for your small business? It's probably one of the most common questions we get asked here 'do i really need a website for my business?' you're a small business selling via Facebook or other social media platforms but in the back of your...

Twitter removes 140 character limit on Direct Messages

Twitter removes 140 character limit on Direct Messages

140 character limit lifted on Twitter Direct Messages It's official, Twitter direct messages can now be as long as you like! It's been a long time coming and we've all been there when we've been trying to cram as much info as possible into 140 characters or less! The...

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