Monthly Archives: September 2012
Top tips for choosing a domain name
It’s really important to have a good domain name for your website. A good domain name can really increase traffic from search engines, and a bad one could really make things much harder when marketing your site (whether for SEO or just on the side of your van).
“Oi, you! Customer!” Getting the tone right in your copy
Hitting the right tone in your writing is probably one of the most difficult things to master. It’s one of those things that the better you know your company and the personality of your brand, the easier it should be. However – easier said than done right?
If you’ve ever wondered why some websites rank better than others when you do a search, then you’re in the right place to discover handy tips about Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).
Social Media: Is it time to get savvy?
Social Media is the new marketing buzzword. With all of these social media ‘gurus’ and ‘geniuses’ running around it can feel like if you’re not doing the social media thing that you are behind the times and losing out. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. As with many things in marketing, it depends on your …
Why u nead a proof reeder
You have 7 seconds to make someone stay on your website. When time is of such essence you really can’t afford to make any mistakes; that first impression means everything.
Our first animated video
We know and preach the importance and benefit of having video on websites so thought it was about time we did one ourselves! We created the story board, illustrations and animation right here in our office and used VoiceArchive.com for the voice over. There will be more videos coming soon but let us know what …
Will I get into trouble copying stuff from the Internet?
Hang on there! Before you start using that lovely photo you found on Google images, or that paragraph on a web page which would sound great on your website, check out the copyrights and wrongs with ‘borrowing’ other people’s words and images. You don’t need to be a whiz at copyright law, but understanding the …
10 ways to make your small business look big
We love finding out what makes you tick and to help us answer that question we asked our Facebook followers what they wanted to see us write about. Andy Granston came up with this topic and we loved it!
What’s in a name? Our guide to naming your business
The name of your business is vital, it is a critical part of your business identity and will be used in all your marketing materials. Getting started can be as simple as looking at competitors names for ideas, but whether you spend months researching or pull a name out of a hat, you have to …
Not just a pretty face: how to make your website work for you
Having a website in this age of technology is vital, customers want to be able to see what you do from the comfort of their home, or in the palm of their hand. You have to provide a quick and easy way for users to purchase or contact you. Once your website is live you …