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Today is Blue Monday

Is this blog post website related? Not really. Are there going to be any top tips in here? Probably not. Will it help you in anyway? Hopefully, let’s see. We are seeing and hearing that a lot of people are struggling with the January blues this year, more than in past years. Today is supposed…

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What Should I Include on a One Page Website? 3 Key Things.

It’s the start of the year. It’s the perfect time to set some goals for your business and if it hasn’t be a priority before, we recommend you prioritise your website this year. We are hearing more and more people saying that they are struggling with the noise of social media. From what we are…

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A Big Thank You to Everyone Who Has Supported Us in 2021

I think in 2020 we hoped that 2021 would see life going back to normal and although it has got a bit better, it’s still not the world as we knew it. A majority of business meetings and networking have continued to happen online, which although it takes away some of the personal touch, has…

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Our Top 3 Email Subjects of 2021

In this week’s blog post we are sharing with you our top three email subjects of 2021, based on email open rates. These are the subject lines that have made people click and want to read more. It’s December and at this time of year we tend to get reflective. We look back at the…

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How to Promote an Offer on Your Website in a Way That Won’t Annoy Your Website Visitors – 4 Top Tips

We are fast approaching the season of offers, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas bargains, New Year sales, I’m sure there are more! It can sometimes be hard to know how to promote an offer on your website in a way that won’t annoy your website visitor and chase them away. It’s important to make your…

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Are We a Green Web Company? 5 Ways We Are Working Positively for the Environment

More and more people are becoming aware of the impact of what they buy and the services they use on the environment and as a business and in our personal lives we are the same. It’s fantastic that this is becoming more important to people and with it being more present in people’s minds we…

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How Will the iOS 15 Update Affect Your Email Tracking?

This might not be something you are even aware of yet but there is a new iOS 15 update. iOS is Apple’s operating system used on their phones and iPads. This new update allows users to say that they don’t want their emails to be tracked which means for anyone using email marketing systems, such…

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3 Ways to Stop Getting Overwhelmed by Website Tasks

We are a couple of months in to running our Ready Steady Websites® Mentoring Membership and we have realised that one of the reasons people stall in getting their website online or when trying to improve their website is because they are getting overwhelmed by website tasks. It may be that writing their copy seems…

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4 Lessons From the Day Facebook Went Down

So, on Monday last week there were people panicking in the small business world. Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram went down. People couldn’t access their accounts. They couldn’t access other things that they had set up in connection with their Facebook account. They couldn’t communicate with people. Chris and I didn’t notice until we saw…

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3 Top Tips For Creating Your First Lead Magnet

I was recently asked my views on lead magnets. In short, they’re great if you use the right one, present it well and put it in front of the right people. The problem is knowing what the right lead magnet is, how to present it and how to get it out there. Once you have…