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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…

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11 Point Website Checklist

Do you think your website is up to scratch? Are you really happy with it? Are you sure that when you created your website it was awesome, but you’ve added so much to it that it might not be so clear now? Or are you the other way and haven’t touched it for years? Well,…

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5 Email Newsletter Content Ideas

One of the things we encourage everyone to be doing from their website is to build an email list to send out email newsletters to. You can do this through offering a free resource for them to sign up for, or suggesting they subscribe to your blog so they don’t miss out on a fantastic…

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How to Make People Take Action on Your Website

In last week’s blog post we introduced you to a live video we did alongside Yellow Tuxedo about how to make the most of your online presence and increase your leads and in today’s blog post we are talking about the second video we did in the series with them, which was, How to Make…

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2 Podcast Interviews with The Brand Lounge

Last month the two episodes of The Brand Lounge podcast that I featured on were released. In one, I discuss common website mistakes and in the other the Ready Steady Websites® brand journey. Common Website Mistakes You may have heard us talking about website mistakes a number of times before but this podcast interview adds…

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2 Live Workshops: Planning Your Website and Nurturing Your Website for Success

We teased this in our Monday email last week (if you aren’t on our email list subscribe to the blog and you will be!) but now we can tell you more. We have two fantastic free live workshops coming in July to help you with planning your website or if you already have one live,…

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3 Website Design Disasters to Avoid

We often get asked to take a look at someone’s website to offer feedback and sometimes we even offer because it’s nice to help where we can. Sometimes we are pleasantly surprised, there tends to be something we can feedback on and help with but we see some really well considered websites. At other times…