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Is Your Website Your Least Effective Employee?

What would you do if one of your employees wasn’t representing your company very well? Let’s say, for example, it’s your receptionist; the first contact that most people are likely to have with your business. How many potential new customers would be completely put...

See how visitors are really using your website

Would you like to peek over the shoulder of visitors to your site? Would you like to see exactly how they interact with it? Then you need HotJar! With HotJar there's no more guesswork in finding out how visitors are using your site.It produces screen...

Adding Google Analytics to WordPress

For anyone looking to start a website with WordPress, one of the most important things that you can get used to dealing with is analytics. The analytical side of your website is vital for ensuring that you can get the most out of it. That, though, can take a huge...

Checklist for Writing Website Brief

When it comes to forming a business, one of the most important assets that you can have is an attractive and easy to work website. While easier for some people to put together than others, what a new website should constitute is a source of much debate. To help you...

Five Major Benefits of Using WordPress

For many people, the perfect basis to build a website on is WordPress. Easy to use and effective from both a management and improvement aspect, it’s the easiest and most effective platform for web development today. However, it also holds many reasons for using it...

Common SEO Mistakes and How to Fix Them

When managing SEO, even experienced veterans of the game can make rookie mistakes. The winds of change blow upon the SEO industry like few others: something is always being made obsolete. To that end, it’s important that you can understand and appreciate of managing...

How to Hire A Designer

When it comes to creating a look and feel for any business, the importance of a professional designer should never be ignored or underestimated. Unless you happen to have an artist in-house, you can find that it’s more cost and time-efficient to bring a designer into...

7 DIY Tips for SEO

DIY SEO for Starters When it comes to managing a business today, there is so much to do that it can become an exercise in exasperation. One such matter that you need to deal with is optimising your website for search engine usage. If you feel like your business is not...

WordPress Plugins Recently Used for the First Time

At yesterday's WordPress Birmingham meetup I decided to ask everyone what was plugin had they recently used for the first time. Here are the results; Permit Press Regenerate Thumbnails Author Sure Cron View Main WP Developer from Automatic Codestyling Localization...

Using Twitter to Cover Live Events

There’s barely a TV programme today that doesn’t have its own Twitter hashtag feed streamed onto its website; and business, sporting and political events effectively use social media to broadcast well beyond their viewing or attending audiences. This is exciting,...

How to Network Like A Pro in a Digital World

Networking is an important business skill – and one that’s tricky to master. How do you start? What do you say? How do you strike up an interesting two-way conversation? Many people don’t feel comfortable networking, but here are my top five, tried-and tested...