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Top 10 Must haves for your Online Shop
08 Jun 2020

We've been building online shops for a long time and, based on this experience, the list of what makes a

The Only Ways To Grow Your Business
02 Apr 2020

One of the mistakes that small businesses make is thinking that what big businesses do is not for them. It’s

Using the extra time we all now have
24 Mar 2020

Nº2 in the series 'Managing your Business in a Crisis' Using all that new found time to good advantage I

Content is King
23 Mar 2020

Nº1 in the series 'Managing your Business in a Crisis' I have chosen the mantra 'Content is King' for my

How to get a Cash Injection
20 Mar 2020

Nº3 in the series "Managing your Business in a crisis" So this is the big one for most businesses: how

Google Trends: 2017
17 Jan 2017

Latest News from the Search Engines What you should know about boosting and maintaining your rankings We all look fondly

10 New Year’s Resolutions to help grow your business – Part II
19 Nov 2015

PART II Resolutions 6-10 As the year draws to a close, we thought it might be helpful to offer some

10 New Year’s Resolutions to help grow your business
10 Nov 2015

PART 1 Resolutions 1-5 As the year draws to a close, we thought it might be helpful to offer some

Maximise your eMarketing Campaign returns
28 Oct 2015

The Golden Rules are still just as valid Following on from ‘How to maximise your email marketing’ which I published

SEO results without tweets, pokes, likes, connects or follows
12 Aug 2015

Are you confused to the point numbness by SEO? Or maybe just numb from panicking because you haven’t tweeted, posted,

What makes people buy?
29 Jul 2015

Understanding exactly why people buy would seem to be the philosophers stone of business; only knowing it would surely lead

What is Branding? How to and why you need to build a brand for your business
29 Jul 2015

Brand-building is closing the gap between promise and delivery Think Human Just what is branding and why is it so

Ten good reasons to use Social Media for your business
28 Jul 2015

The question we are all asking is ‘Why on earth should I doing something in my business that’s only of

10 Things to consider when choosing a domain name
28 Jul 2015

The first question I ask when discussing a website with a new client is ‘Do you have a domain name

Boost your cash flow
29 Apr 2015

We have just received our first credit card payment and I’m afraid I’m childishly excited. I know we may be a little late to

Google algorithm changes for mobile search
08 Apr 2015

If you have not already heard google are rolling out a major algorithm change on 21st April 2015. I don’t

Ten things to consider when planning your website
24 Nov 2014

No two websites are the same, neither in purpose nor desired outcome; however there are certain things that are common

Ten ways to maximise your email marketing responses
19 Nov 2014

Read the related post on anatomy of an email marketing campaign to find how it all works technically First The

The Anatomy of Email Marketing
18 Nov 2014

One of the many wonders of the digital age is how the cost of reaching out to a large audience

Should I Go Ltd
13 Nov 2014

Should I trade as a Limited Company? This is a question that I hear a lot, but it is not

Ten ways to deal with  Email Spam
06 Oct 2014

It’s a sad fact that around two thirds of mails that drop into your in-box are either unwanted and /or

The Sales Life Cycle
28 Feb 2014

THE SALES LIFE-CYCLE: DEFINITION The sales life-cycle is the way in which marketers describe potential customers’ interaction with your business,

Don't make me think! Best Practice for the best User experience
08 Jan 2014

As a web developer I tend to feel the greatest swell of pride when I have written a particularly elegant