Website tips and guides

How to get your first business website in 6 easy steps

If you’re a small business owner, you’re probably already aware of how important it is for your business to have an online presence. A business website does not only allow your potential customers to find your company using search engines, it also helps it look more credible and professional. However, getting your first business website
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How to link your email address to an email client

You can use an email program – like Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, Eudora or Apple/Mac Mail – to send and receive email from your domain’s mailbox. To do this, you need to add a new account to your email program. The method of doing this will vary depending on which program you use. It usually
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Should small businesses get a mobile website?

The simple answer is “yes”. Mobile website traffic has increased from 2% to 19% of total traffic in the last 2 years. And it’s growing fast. You only need to look around you and most people are glued to their phones. Whether it’s Googling the answer to a question in a heated debate with friends,
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Our Experts’ Top 10 Website Tips

  Looking to get online? Experts share their top tips for start-ups…   #1 A website should function like a well-designed supermarket… “…Shopping aisles (sections of a website) should be clearly labelled, groceries (important pieces of content such as site navigation and search) should be within easy reach, and the checkouts where you complete the
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What Should You Pay For A Website?

From agencies to freelancers, let us guide you to get value for what you pay for a website Like it or not, today’s average consumer expects a business to have a website. Even if you don’t actually do business online, consumers are becoming increasingly tech-savvy and like to research companies, products or contact details on the
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The EU Cookie Law: The Rules on Cookie Use

How cookies are used on the internet and the laws you need to be aware of. Since the 25th May 2012, the EU cookie law has been in place. Guidance has been released to ensure that everyone can comply with the new regulations. For all new website owners, we’ve compiled a simple Q&A to help
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Glossary of Website Terms

Breaking down the language barrier to owning a website Owning a website comes with its own glossary of technical jargon that can be confusing when you first look at it. To make it easier for you, we’ve compiled a guide for small business owners get to grips of website terminology.   Internet Use Bandwidth This
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What is SEO and Link Building?

Advice on Search Engine Optimisation and how it applies to your website Search Engine Optimisation is the fancy term for ‘getting your website higher up on search engine results’. Because new customers often come from internet searches, the higher up you are on the results, the more customers you’ll get. This is a beginner’s guide
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How to Analyse Your Web Performance

How to understand the key website measurements made by Google Analytics So you’ve got Google Analytics installed and recording data about your site users … but how do you use the information? Seeing all the data for the first time can be confusing, especially if you don’t know where to start. So we’ll take it
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Top 6 Things to Discuss With Your Web Designer

  Getting your own website doesn’t have to be hard work. Once you find a good web designer, the process becomes easy. Below are six key topics to discuss with your designer to make sure that they design the perfect website for your business.   1. What is your business about? This is the most
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