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Quick SEO Tip: Is your website blocking Google?

Quick SEO Tip: Is your website blocking Google?

Yip, that's really a thing. Your website might be telling Google to ignore your business, products and services. It could be telling Google to look elsewhere, directly at your competitors. Yikes. There is a time and a place for this setting, but it's certainly not if...

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NZ business doors are closed, but websites are always open

NZ business doors are closed, but websites are always open

While most NZ businesses are closed, it’s essential to remember that websites are always open.  During the CV19 restrictions, your website might be your only connection with new Kiwi customers and clients. So make sure that it’s a powerful one. There’s an opportunity...

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Boosting cash flow during COVID-19 restrictions

Boosting cash flow during COVID-19 restrictions

Our favourite marketing guru, Jim Connolly, has shared some ideas around how businesses can diversify, and improve cash flow, during Covid-19. We’ve added a few extras, and wanted to make sure that as many people in New Zealand had access to this information....

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When Good Emails Go Bad

When Good Emails Go Bad

I wanted to share a powerful suggestion with you. It's a (simple!) quick fix, but it will help you retain the positive business reputation that you've worked so hard to achieve. We've found recently that emails sent via some websites contact forms, are being marked as...

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6 Reasons to choose Gmail for Business (Google G Suite)

6 Reasons to choose Gmail for Business (Google G Suite)

There are a number of email programs available for businesses to choose from, but we highly recommend Gmail for Business (or G Suite). Webmail is a common option that is usually free and provided with your domain purchase. Alternatively, there are also premium email...

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Stop! The WordPress 5 update can break your website.

Stop! The WordPress 5 update can break your website.

WordPress has released their latest CMS version, WordPress 5. They have updated their text editor, built to conflict.. excuse me, I mean "replace" existing page editors and builders. Meet Gutenburg. What's all the Gutenburg fuss about? Why should you care? WordPress...

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You don’t know what you don’t know about SEO

You don’t know what you don’t know about SEO

After helping another web agency this week, I realised that there is still a serious misconception about SEO. I wanted to share this story with you, so that you can make better decisions, save time, money and the reputation you've worked so hard to obtain. Let me...

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Nobody likes waiting. You have 3 seconds. Use it or lose it.

Nobody likes waiting. You have 3 seconds. Use it or lose it.

Surfers will wait hours for the tide to change, to catch that perfect wave. It's so worth it... But did you know that you've got less than 3 seconds, before potential clients get tired of waiting for your website to load? 1. 2. 3. And they're gone. Surfers can't...

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Is SEO reducing your visibility online?

Is SEO reducing your visibility online?

Everybody wants to be on page 1 of Google for their search terms. But, did you know that the actions people take to increase their visibility online, often leads to the complete opposite result? Small business owners often dabble with search engine optimisation, with...

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You don’t know what you don’t know, about website imagery

You don’t know what you don’t know, about website imagery

Yesterday a client asked if we could add another banner image to their websites homepage. My answer was "Yes, we can, but no we shouldn't." New content is golden, except for when it isn't.. You might be thinking "But Judy you always encourage us to add fresh content...

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We need to talk about your “old-school” website

We need to talk about your “old-school” website

You'd be right to think that looks aren't everything. But wrong, if you thought the only problem with an old-school website, were it's looks.. it's far worse, and it's unacceptable, because it's eating into your profits. The world is changing, quickly. New leading...

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Stop managing your own website. Seriously. Stop it!

Stop managing your own website. Seriously. Stop it!

A lot of business owners think they can reduce expenses by managing their own website. However, this is one of the most toxic things they can do. Managing your own website changes, will water down your efforts and cost your business, in more ways than one. Every time...

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Are you ready to go viral?

Are you ready to go viral?

Imagine having your content shared by the most influential person in your industry. Imagine the millions of people reading your post, sharing your image or retweeting it. The effects of going viral would snowball with reshares and reposts. Before you knew it, you...

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The easy answer to a brilliant SEO question

The easy answer to a brilliant SEO question

I've just been asked a brilliant SEO question. It's brilliant because although the answer is easy to come by, it’s hugely beneficial. I wanted to share this insight, because it can help you, and other business owners of all shapes and sizes. Mark wanted to know what...

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Is your website an expense or an investment?

Is your website an expense or an investment?

Websites are capable of increasing your profits. So why is it that some business owners still see web design as an expense, instead of an investment? Yes, a new web design costs money to create, whether you're in Auckland or London. And yes, a website costs money to...

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It’s time to redesign your website if…

It’s time to redesign your website if…

Being able to identify when it's time to redesign your website is quite simple. It's also really important. You see the timing needs to be perfect. Get it right and you'll maintain the momentum you need, to keep your business growing. What's the average lifespan of a...

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