How to promote your blog with reddit

How To Promote Your Blog With Reddit

Reddit doesn’t often appear in the list if asked by Joe Ordinary to provide a list of popular social networks. But popular it is; the self proclaimed ‘front page of the internet’ is a powerhouse consisting of millions of users and a well timed link post (with a great headline, naturally!) has been known to reproduce the ‘digg effect’ and even crash hosting that isn’t up to that much traffic. This is how to promote your blog on Reddit. Continue reading…


eye tracking studies

Eye Tracking Studies – Web Design Lessons To Learn

I’m going to state something entirely predictable here – people care about image. Image is everything and if your website doesn’t follow suit you are, at the very least, in for some flatulent traffic with a bounce rate that makes Tigger look like a couch dweller.

Your visitor finds your website visually appealing due to two key factors. It’s a combination; not one or the other. Appearance and structure. Continue reading…


Social Media Campaigns | Promote Your Business

Social Media Campaigns | Promote Your Business

Social media campaigns flag several things up in the mind of the average business owner – time and a modicum of horror being in the mix. Social media campaigns take time; that can’t be avoided. When you’re starting out on the social media path to promote your business, the initial rewards are few and far between; it almost feels like people are deliberately ignoring you and can lend an air of paranoia to the proceedings. Continue reading…


Foundation top-bar not working on iphone?

Foundation top-bar not working on iPhone? I’m going to save you the hair-tearing experience I’ve just been through – Zurb Foundation based WordPress website, based on FoundationPress and it was all working fine – right up until the point where I discovered that the Foundation top-bar was not working on iPhone. Continue reading…


5 Tips – Buying A Domain Name

Buying a domain name is one of the most frustrating things you can do. You come up with great ideas, go to register them, and lo ’n behold – they are taken every single time. Stop now, and consider the message and brand awareness that you want to create. Continue reading…


SEO Is Dead

SEO is dead – Long Live Social Journalism

SEO as a concept, if you’ve not had anything to do with it before, is quite frankly mind buggering. Several hundred signals are discerned by the search engine algorithms and the natural reaction is to try and learn what they are. Google isn’t forthcoming with the granular details, so it’s always felt like a case of shooting snipers in the dark with an inner ear infection. Continue reading…


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Ecommerce Product Photography Tips

Product photography tips for ecommerce. A human being is a visual beast – product photography can make or break your online business, or at the very least lead to clicks that don’t convert. If you presented a potential customer with two different versions of your page, one with a beautiful, detailed, well lit photograph and another that looks drab and blurred, have a quick guess which one they’re going to click on…

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redesign your website

Redesign Your Website

When it comes time to redesign your website, it can seem like a daunting task, particularly on larger, content heavy websites, but the good new is it doesn’t have to be. With the right planning up front, it’s a classic case of seeing the trees in the wood. Dividing it up into specific tasks gives the mind something to grasp, rather than rocking and gently weeping with despair. The first step in a website redesign is asking some very specific questions as to how your website looks from both your and your visitors point of view.

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keyword research - finding your niche

Keyword Research – Long Tail Keywords

Selecting the right key words is an eternal tripping ground for many a business looking to make its mark on the web.

A popular myth surrounding the web is “Build it, and they shall come”. No, they won’t. A website that resides halfway down the second page of search results is going to get nothing, apart from the occasional lost traveller. Continue reading…


What Are Long Tail Keywords?

Long tail keywords are a search term that, quite simply, has more than one or two keywords in it, and often as many as five or more. They allow you to tightly target traffic to a product or service which is highly specific. So, what are long tail keywords? They are the chance to PROFITABLY target visitors in order to encourage more sales. Anybody with a modicum of time can build traffic on the web, but it’s the traffic that sells your services that counts. Continue reading…