As a new year begins, many around the world are taking part in the old tradition of setting New Years resolutions. Some you are setting new business goals, others are trying to get fit and some of you are embarking on inspiring challenges to make the world a better place. Continue reading Doing Our Part to Protect The Environment.
We truly believe that blogging is a great way to market your business and build relationships with existing and potential clients. However many of the businesses we meet shy away from blogging, worrying that it involves too much of a time commitment or that it is not right for their business. So over the past few weeks, we have challenged ourselves to research and come up with 49 different reasons why your business should be blogging… Continue reading 49 Reasons To Blog.
Please note that this article is from back in 2015 and thus does not reflect current trends. Our current advice to all of our clients is to try and move across to a mobile friendly website. We will be releasing a new article with the latest considerations in the near future.
Over the past week or two, many of our clients from Leicester, London and Stafford have been asking us about the impact of what has been dubbed ‘Mobilegeddon’. The media have really blown Google’s latest algorithm change out of proportion and many web designers and developers have used it as a scare tactic to push some businesses into spending huge amounts on new mobile friendly websites. So what is the truth about Google’s new mobile friendly algorithm? Continue reading Should You Fear Mobilegeddon? Do You Need A Mobile Friendly Website?.
Three big high street retailers have gone into administration this week and it’s only Thursday. This follows a scary pattern which has been developing over the past few months whereby big iconic brands have been disappearing overnight. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like this pattern is going to stop any time soon.
There is nothing more powerful then to see your business through the eyes of your clients. It helps to find where your strengths and weaknesses are, provides you with testimonials to use on your website and can be a great boost to your confidence. Customer feedback is essential to building and marketing a successful brand. But what should you ask?
What is the +1 Button?
Google have recently released their latest attempt at social media, the +1 button. They themselves describe the button as shorthand for “this is pretty cool” and “you should check this out”. The button will soon start to show up next to search results and on websites across the web.
When you +1 something, you associate your name with the link, recommending it to friends and family. It shows up on your Google Profile, which is required to use the +1 button, and also on the search results of your contacts (including those in Gmail and any linked social networks such as Twitter).
Continue reading Show Your Website Some Love with Google +1.
Marketing is one of the most important aspects of modern business. Your branding is often the first contact potential clients have with your organization, and they will judge you on the basis of this. How well does your branding work? It’s very likely that there are small things you could be doing to improve how clients view your organization. Continue reading How’s Your Marketing?.