Websites

A website represents a company, and for most the website IS the business. Customers use a website to learn more about a company, a purchasing decision can be made in seconds.

Small businesses need help to develop, maintain, market and improve their business websites, so that they survive online.


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What does SEO mean?

SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimisation, which means to enhance a website for better position on search engine result pages, known in the industry as SERPs. A search engine result page is a list of results returned when someone types a query into a search...

What is responsive web design

Responsive web design (RWD) is design which provides an audience with the easiest reading and navigational experience on any device or computer screen. When a website is responsive there is no need to resize a page or pan across to see more information. More people...

What is website maintenance?

Website maintenance is an underestimated duty for website owners, which helps search engine rank and nurtures the interest of followers. Maintenance not only means portfolio, service and product updates but also the addition of news articles, blog posts and media,...

Website design and SEO

Understanding the relationship between website design and SEO (search engine optimisation) can help you to recognise the ways in which they simultaneously help a website to appear on search results. Increasing page rank, gaining exposure and more traffic. It can also...

How to monetize a website

Small businesses spend time and money building websites and blogs to advertise. Why not also monetize that website or blog? These are not quick fix ‘make money fast’ ideas, uncovered. Monetizing a website does take dedication, but it is very achievable....

Why choose a custom web design?

Custom web design is when a website is created using customised functionalities and design. Is it really necessary to pay for a customised WordPress site, when templates can easily be chosen and added to a WordPress install? Often WordPress templates look really good...

Do-it-yourself website builders

You do not have to be hugely technical these days to build a website,  at a very low cost, with one of the many do-it-yourself website builders. There are great packages for the business owner to get their teeth into. They are easy to customise and can be made...

What is responsive web design?

Responsive web design (RWD) is when a website responds to the device that the user is viewing it on. The website is fluid and changes to fit the users screen. For small websites responsive design can be more efficient then a separate mobile site because all inbound...

Contact information on small business websites

UK companies and businesses breach the Companies Act and risk a fine if they do not display contact information on their website and email footers. This is in place to protect consumers and it applies to ALL commercial websites not just ecommerce sites. In an update...