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Redesigned my website and still no traffic…

This is the most common problem we come across with new clients needing our help. Often, they’ve just spent many thousands on rebuilding the look of their website using a web designer or agency, but months later and after countless design tweaks, still no real traffic improvement or the extra sales leads they expected. The more »

How to get website visitors to call you

There’s lots of tools out there to track what is happening on your website. Google analytics the most common tracking system, but just provides a historical view of what’s occurred. If this is all you have in place, you’re way behind, doing visitors and yourself a disservice. To encourage visitors, web designers push the need more »

Websites must be Fast, Friendly & Relevant

We spend any spare time repairing websites for others and see a lot of common problems. Hear a lot of concerns site owners have. Inevitably there are various technical issues around site speed and/or security. Traffic or the lack of it is the other, or how ‘Google-friendly’ the site structure is technically, speed and how more »

Blogging & Content Marketing – Does it work?

There’s a lot of hype around content marketing today. The new messiah to getting traffic and leads. Popular sites like copyblogger.com talk of it endlessly. Certainly adding new, fresh content to your site will get you noticed by Google, since google likes busy websites with good, original, relevant content and may often reward you with more »

More WordPress sites under threat

Websites and the net is becoming more and more infected. One recent report declared that now 61% of the internet’s traffic is non-human, being various bots, the majority being of evil intent. We see it in attacks on websites and in emails. WordPress is ideal for the DIY market. Yet these same amateur designers or more »

Are you spending too much on Web Design?

It’s an easy question. There’s a lot of money spent by companies here on the look of their new website. Thousands spent to get the right visuals and that elusive wow factor. Design is often carefully crafted by professionals, with lots of meetings, proofs, mockups, exactly the same process as was common with the old more »

WordPress and WordCamps on the Rise

WordPress is a big force when it comes to online. The dominant website application software that runs over 20% of all new websites worldwide and growing every year. Sites build by both novices as well as expert developers and coders. It’s a platform for the people, easy to establish, low in cost and simple to more »

Get More Leads by Blogging

Using content and articles to promote yourself or your business isn’t unusual. Companies have had advertorial articles written up in magazines for decades. But magazines readership if falling whilst online readership continues to climb. The most popular online publishing system without doubt is a WordPress blog. Established in 2003 this platform has continued to grow more »

Why Most Website Projects Fail

Failure of business website projects is common. The World is littered with nice looking, expertly designed websites that produced little, if any business or sales results. And it can occur with $50,000 sites as often as $5,000 ones. It’s said that over 75% of business websites today fail to meet the owners sales or business more »

Mobile Could Be BIG for Business…

With the market flooded with smartphones and tablets these day, you’d think more businesses would be catering to the mobile users. They’re  not.  As my US colleague has reminded me more than once… “If you want to know what the internet and online marketing was like ten years back, go to New Zealand” “If you more »