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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 Sources of Blog Post Inspiration

Sometimes I know straight away what I’m going to write for our next blog post there are other times when I’m struggling for inspiration. If you write a business blog, I expect you probably feel the same from time to time. You may think that you’ve written it all before and you don’t want to…

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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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Creating Your Own Links Page Instead of Using Linktree

A lot of people have asked us recently about whether they should be using Linktree. It is a useful tool for some but if you have a website you should be creating your own links page and sending people directly to it on your own website, not using Linktree. Linktree Has Its Place Linktree is…

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Is Blogging Still Relevant in 2021?

Is blogging still relevant? Yes, it most certainly is!! There are people out there who will tell you that blogging is dead and it’s all about video content and that’s great but not everyone wants to watch a video, not everyone is comfortable being on video and not everyone has the tech or ability to…

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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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How to Make the Most of Your Online Presence and Increase Your Leads

Last month we did a four week series of Live videos with the fantastic Yellow Tuxedo. They are digital visibility experts who help businesses make the most of their online space. Combining their knowledge and ours just made sense to create this series of Lives to help business owners, like yourself, really make the most…

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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…