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6 New Years Resolutions for your Website

This blog covers 6 things that you NEED to take care of this year. If your website has been left uncared for, these online marketing tips will get it working again! You’ll be surprised how much better your website will perform if you make these changes.

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How To Use Radio Advertising to Promote Your Website

Websites have a big advantage over other forms of traditional advertising. They’re visible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Of course that’s great if you have lots of people viewing your website but if you don’t, how can you use radio advertising to promote your website and market your product or service? Read on to find out more!

Cybersquatting: What to do if someone else owns your domain name

Sometimes, a web design client will want a domain name that someone else already owns. Usually, this is just bad luck and they have to register something else but every now and then, they have a real problem because it is owned by a competitor or a “cybersquatter” and is a name they have trademarked, their brand or something that they had previously owned. Perhaps they are being held to ransom by the current owner, de-famed or the new owner is taking business from them. What can they do?

SEO Basics

SEO Basics for your Business Website

SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can be a confusing thing for someone trying to rank their business website higher. SEO is a huge area of expertise now and encompasses a whole range of things that can be done to improve website exposure and visits, which lead to sales. Here are a few basic pointers on what to look out for. This is by no means an extensive list but a basic guideline for someone wanting to understand a few basic terms.

Auckland Painters on Google

How to search Google effectively (And find a painter in Auckland)

Looking for a painter in Auckland on Google and finding cake decorators in Australia? Maybe you’re not searching the right way!

Here’s some tips on how to improve the results you get from your Google searches. Find what you want on the first page instead of trawling through the wrong results!

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Should my email address be on my contact page?

When planning your website it’s important to consider what details you want on your contact page. Of course, you want your phone number, probably your address, a map might be handy and your email address… right? Well, maybe not! It depends on how you do it and how you feel about email spam.

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How to remove URL’s from Google

If you find that Google is listing results for your website that are no longer valid, this may affect your search engine rankings and will certainly affect potential visitors to your website. This can arise due to a number of reasons and it’s best to sort them out before you end up with a stack of 404 errors in your website stats!

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How to Register a Good Domain Name | Tips and Hints

There’s more to registering a good domain name than just getting your company name. In fact your company name might not be the best choice for your website address. There are several things that you should consider for your new domain name.

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How do I get a website?

Planning a website for your business can be a daunting job. Often, it’s a “bottom of the pile” task that can get delayed for years!