What’s the magic secret to getting to the top of Google?

What’s the magic secret to getting to the top of Google? Okay so it’s not really a secret, I shout about it all the time! A well optimised website and regular blog content! Here is my secret formula for best results: • 90% or higher testing scores with https://pagespeed.web.dev/ and https://gtmetrix.com/ • Two blogs per week If you want to…

New Year’s Overwhelm

Time to get the list going, dust of the old spreadsheets and do the yearly comparisons. Hello, my merry band of misfits! This week’s blog – New Year’s Overwhelm Does anyone else feel a little bit overwhelmed by new year’s? I love Christmas, it could happen everyday for me! But all the New Year, New You or just New Year,…

Your website could do with a spring clean too!

If you have had a WordPress website for a while you might notice that things get a little clunky and slow. This is because, depending on your settings your database might be saving every revision you have ever made. After a while this can really add up and slow down your database. Now messing with the database on your website…

Ho Ho Ho or should it be No No No

No one told me! You all said it would be fun! Have a baby, think of how wonderful the Christmas’s will be! No one told me what two year old were like! Hello, my merry band of misfits! This week’s blog – Ho Ho Ho or should it be No No No Okay don’t get me wrong I love my…

Why image optimisation is so important to page speed?

Image optimisation is resizing images to reduce their file size. Why would you want to do this? The smaller the files size the quicker it will load to your webpage. Why image optimisation is so important to page speed? Every webpage needs to load everything on the page so it can be seen. This takes time, and the largest and…

Business Envy

Why is everyone else doing better than me! I’m trying so hard, and I just feel like I’m a busy fool! Oh, self-doubt my unwelcome friend! Hello, my merry band of misfits! This week’s blog – Business Envy Okay I know, “comparison is the thief of joy” but we all do it, I know we do! The problem is, someone…

Have you written your Christmas Blog yet?

Everyone loves a good festive story, have you written your Christmas Blog yet?? Don’t miss the opportunity to get your keywords out there!! It can be hard to come up with blog ideas sometimes so don’t miss the chance to use yearly milestones! Christmas is an excellent one for this. People are looking for gift ideas so if you sell…

Christmas Feast or Christmas Famine?

I love the festive time! Wrapping up warm, cosey fire’s and of cause Christmas!! Nothing makes me more joyful than being around my family and friends over the festive season. Hello, my merry band of misfits! This week’s blog – Christmas Feast or Christmas Famine? That being said, my business does slow down – a lot. As a web designer…

What Is Your Website’s Bounce Rate?

Did you know that Google measures how long people spend on your website? Did you know this has a big impact on your Google ranking? In fact, one of the main dashboard measurements on Google Analytics is your Bounce Rate. This is how many people (as a percentage) click your link in Google and either don’t wait for the page…

What’s Your Business Mission?

The mission of a business is to make money, right? What else do I need? Oh, having a greater mission then money will actually make my business better! Hello, my merry band of misfits! This week’s blog – What’s your business mission? How is it different from business vision? So, I thought my business was about making money, right? Turns…