Archive for the “Tips and Tutorials” Category

Have All a Blogger’s Christmases Come At Once?

Posted on May 16th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

  No more breaking your back trying to get a good image on your camera phone. There’s a new way to get photos on your blog. And it’s free. When it comes to blogging, pictures don’t just paint a thousand words, they draw in a few extra readers, too. In fact, blogs with photos are…

5 Ways Web Design Can Damage Your Sales

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by Sarah Holt

You wouldn’t ask someone to read a book from back to front so why ask a web user to navigate your website in unusual ways? Internet users are creatures of habit. For example, most people read web site content by scanning the page in an F-pattern. Plus, the average web user only ever reads 28…

We’re Gonna Need Backup!

Posted on April 25th, 2014 by Hayden Smith

Many years ago someone said to me, “There are two types of people in the world; those who take backups and those who haven’t experienced data loss.” Thinking back over that point, I knew it once applied to me. While I used to keep duplicates of data on floppy disks due to their fragile nature,…

Spring Cleaning Checklist – Protect Your Site From Potential Threats!

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by Kyle Stubbs

  It’s time to shake off the off the winter blues, roll up your sleeves, and clear out the cobwebs in preparation for your spring cleaning. While you are at it, now is also a great time to make sure your website is safe and secure from potential threats. We’ve put together a list of…

5 Tips for Knock-Out Blog Photography

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

by Emilie DeCoursey        In the digital age, a picture doesn’t just paint a thousand words. On the right blog post, it can hook a thousand fans, too. You can spend hours writing the perfect blog post and days researching a topic. But add a subpar picture and your content is likely to…

The 6 P’s of Successful Blogging

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by Sarah Holt

Freelance blog writer Emilie DeCoursey reveals the secrets of blog success… To run a successful new blog you’re going to need to be well equipped with the right tools including a reliable laptop or desktop computer, a decent camera for taking your own pictures and video, a good sense of your platform of choice and…

5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Google AdWords

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

Jason Stevens looks at 5 ways you can maximize the effectiveness of Google AdWords… If you have just launched a new website it will take a few months before organic traffic from search engines picks up in line with your content marketing efforts. However, Google AdWords provides a short-term route to quickly generating more traffic…

6 Tips For Work-From-Home Moms Of Young Kids

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

Emilie DeCoursey gives her tips on juggling a home business and a tot. As a work-from-home mom of a young, active and very curious little girl I’ve definitely been challenged beyond what I could’ve ever expected in trying to juggle it all. Though I’m by no means an expert at keeping it all together, I…

Five Ways To Improve Website Usability

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

You could write a thesis on user experience or UX, but these 5 short-cuts should help if you’ve not got time… Every year, millions of dollars are spent on testing how people navigate websites,  in the hope of making home pages more user-friendly and relevant.  Search giants like Google, for example, will tell you that,…

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