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Does Your Website Have a Padlock?

Take a look at the URL of your small business website in your browser. Does it show a little padlock icon (that has more than a passing resemblance to a handbag) next to the URL of the website? That little padlock shows that you have an SSL or Secure Socket Layer...

Does your website have a padlock

Time to Delete Social Share Buttons on Your Website?

Technology changes direction faster than a kid trying to choose a flavour in an ice-cream parlour. The challenge is that we can all get stuck with thinking, “this is what has always happened for our business, and this is what needs to stay.” In organizational...

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Is Your Website Screaming for a Makeover?

Have you ever noticed that wearing activewear sneaks up on you (particularly during COVID)? It starts just one day when you forget to get changed after your walk. And then before you know it you live in stained, baggy trackie-dacks with t-shirts holier than the...

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How to Use Google My Business to Boost Your Blog

If you blog for your business, you know that each blog post takes way more time than you care to admit to plan, research, write, edit, format, upload and publish. This doesn't take into account all the popping back in to fix the typos you swore that weren't there...

How to Use Google My Business to Boost Your Blog

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