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18th November 2014

The important role blogging plays in business development

If your business website doesn’t have a blog. Get one. From a practical point of view, blogging for your business just makes sense. After all, it takes little effort or expense and can get you some big results. So what exactly can a blog do for your business? It can help drive more traffic to…

1st May 2014

Why Google’s Top Spot Is The Web’s Favourite Hotspot

Being listed on a secondary page of Google is practically a sin. For most web users, clicking on that second ‘O’ is a rarity. Who can be bothered to search through a second page of listings to find what they’re looking for? ‘Not I’, said the walrus. You may as well just try another search…

1st May 2014

Social Media and Emotion: Once More With Feeling…

Many businesses are on social media because they know they have to be, but a mistake the vast majority of them make is thinking that they have be monotone and emotionless in their exchanges because they are representing a business, not a human being. Just stop to consider your own personal social media habits for…

1st May 2014

Are You A Robot? Yes [ ] No [X]

So you’ve spent a long time filling in that application online, or sending a message via a contact form – you think its all over and you can get on with life, you could go walk the dog, perhaps build a shed – but no, that CAPTCHA pops into your screen as you scroll down,…

1st May 2014

3 Need-to-Know Tips for Social Media Noobs

So you want to get started with social media on your own? Making the world of tweets, pins and trends really work for you won’t be easy – like any aspect of business, it’s dog eat dog! Here are five essential starting points:   1.      Pick your platform and take it slooow. First off you…