How To Keep Safe Online: Disable Java

Keep safe online: I strongly recommend disabling Java plugins in your web browser and consider uninstalling Java altogether. While this is more of an issue on Windows computers for the time being, Linux and Apple iOS users should also take action because Java based vulerabilities are easily redirected to attack any platform.

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Why Convert A Website To WordPress?

I just had a look over the traffic for the lifetime of this website and the picture it paints is dramatic. The chart is a powerful illustration of the answer to the question, “Why convert a website to WordPress?”

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How To Choose A Web Designer

The reason that so many small business websites don’t generate business, is because they were built by the wrong person. This post explains how to choose a website designer because is vital you find someone who knows how to create a business website, and not just a plain designer.

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How To Increase Website Traffic 30% In A Month

What a lovely graph! The image shows how my website traffic grew over the last 30 days. If you measure the first and last peaks you’ll see it is up over 30% in one month (the dips are weekends).

If you want to know how to increase website traffic, read on!

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How To Choose A Domain Name On The Tube!

Stuck for a good domain name? Finding a good domain name is both important and difficult, because so many have been taken. This is especially hard for a .COM domain, but I’ll show you how to choose a great domain name that’ll work with your brand. All it takes is two simple but effective . . . → Read More: How To Choose A Domain Name On The Tube!

Where Did My Website Traffic Go: To Google!

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Don’t rely on Google for your website traffic. When you are typing “Where did my website traffic go?” into Google, remember I told you this back in 2012!

As everyone quickly learns, it takes more than just creating a website to get visitors, and more than getting website visitors to generate business. This is . . . → Read More: Where Did My Website Traffic Go: To Google!

Thesis 2.0 Documentation, Tutorials & Articles

Thesis 2.0

NEW: the official Thesis 2 Theme User Guide is here, now with video tutorials (see below).

Thesis 2.0 Documentation is growing by the day. Since Thesis 2.0 was released (October 1st, 2012) there has been a rush to provide documetation, which I’ve been collecting together here, and adding to almost daily. This is . . . → Read More: Thesis 2.0 Documentation, Tutorials & Articles

What Can You Do For My Website & SEO?

More and more small businesses have websites which are performing less and less well in the context of increasing competition. So every week I’m being asked: What can you do for my website & SEO?

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Web Marketing Tools: Google Webmaster Academy

Google Webmaster Academy just launched (May 2012) and I have immediately added it to my list of Essential Web Marketing Tools because it is great introduction to web marketing for small business owners.

This tutorial style guide is for everyone: those new to web marketing, those who want a refresher, and those looking . . . → Read More: Web Marketing Tools: Google Webmaster Academy

3 Essential Web Marketing Tools

There are three web marketing tools that I recommend people use , both to begin with and to keep coming back to. Not everyone wants to do this themselves, but it is still worth informing yourself by looking into these tools, because they will also help you choose the right person to do SEO . . . → Read More: 3 Essential Web Marketing Tools