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Website Fix-It Friday: Check & Delete Demo Data

Many website owners make some common, easy-to-fix mistakes with their WordPress websites. This is the first in a series of Fix-It Friday posts, where we will tackle some of these common mistakes and nuke them into smouldering oblivion (which sounds a lot more final...

Website Fix-it Friday: Check & Delete Demo Data

Should You Auto-Update Your WordPress Website?

"I am looking for a website that I don't have to think about. That just looks after itself and just works without me having to do anything. Is that doable?" The Holy Grail of websites is a site that you build and then ignore, with all the tech bits that go into the...

Should You Auto-Update Your WordPress Website?

The Right Way to Categorise Your Blog Posts

Imagine for a moment, that you walk into an unfamiliar supermarket looking to buy toilet paper (because, after all, that is one of the hottest grocery items in this COVID world). However, this supermarket has put things on their shelves in whatever order they are...

The Right Way to Categorise Your Blog Posts

Website Preloaders: A Slow Site’s Best Friend

Hands up if you LOVE waiting in queues. Anyone?   People are hard-wired to hate waiting around – especially on the internet. Just a few short years ago, we used to patiently wait 10 seconds or more until sites loaded. Now 47% of people expect a site to load in 2...

Website Preloaders: A Slow Site’s Best Friend

Half Past the Apocalypse

“It’s half past the apocalypse. Where the hell have you been?” Did you notice the painfully echoing silence? I posted my last blog post, newsletter and social media post over two months ago and have been selectively mute ever since. Why the muteness? Because...

Half past the apocalypse

Choose Your Words and Metaphors Carefully

In this chat we look at some of the neuroscience research behind metaphors and words - how what we say changes our experience in our bodies. We then look at the words being used at the moment "self-isolation" and explore how that may affect mental health, before...

Choose your words and metaphors carefully

Starting Over After a Crash

Morning team huddle: Can you start over again after losing everything in your business? History says, "YES!" In this chat we talk about Sylvan Goldman, an entrepreneur who invented the shopping trolley after the 1929 stock market crash took everything he had, and...

Starting over after a crash