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5 Tips To Prepare Your Website And Business For Christmas

Christmas is a very profitable time of year for our clients. Online stores see a dramatic increase in sales and our clients with offline stores also enjoy more foot traffic and sales. Plan your Christmas promotions Many clients offer pre-Christmas sales and free...

Top 5 reasons why every business should have a blog!

You might be thinking, why would anyone want to waste time writing blogs? There are so many other tasks to do when running a business. There are some very compelling reasons why it might be in your best interest to add blogs to your business website. Here are my top...

What Is A Custom 404 Page?

What is a 404 Page? A 404 page is an error page created by the web server. When a user attempts to access a file or page that doesn’t exist, a 404 error page is displayed. This lets the user know that the page they were trying to access is no longer...

How To Verify Your Business On Facebook

What is Facebook Verification? Have you ever seen a grey or blue tick on Facebook pages and wondered what it means? The little tick signifies to users that your page has been verified by Facebook as legitimately who/what it claims to be. This seal of authenticity not...

What Makes A Business Website Great?

What makes a business website great? I'm sure it's no surprise to anyone that business websites make up the majority of sites found on the web. The question of what makes a great business website is a question that is asked by every business owner who wants to be...

How Can I Speed Up My Website?

The question of website speed is often discussed in the world of web development. Some developers will tell you that certain software is slow. Are there some systems which are innately faster? Yes, there are…

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Author Workshop Presentation

Author Workshop Presentation

Author Workshop Presentation     It was my great pleasure to provide the following presentation at the recent Share My Story Workshop, hosted by Michelle Worthington. I have uploaded the slides from my presentation as a downloadable...

Why Isn’t My Website Listed On Google?

Why Isn’t My Website Listed On Google?

Why Isn't My Website Listed On Google? Following on from a recent post discussing how you can tell whether your website has been listed by the search engines, (If you haven't read it, here is the link - Does Google know that my website...

Does Google know that my website exists?

Does Google know that my website exists?

Does Google know that my website exists? It's a great question and I'm sure it's a question asked by many Small Business Owners!  Does Google even know that my website exists? All business owners and managers understand the importance of...

Which E-Commerce Platform Is The Best?

Which E-Commerce Platform Is The Best?

Which E-Commerce Platform Is The Best? While doing some research for a client this morning I was interested to discover that WooCommerce has the largest market share across the e-commerce platforms.   What does this mean?  Is WooCommerce the best...

How To Back Up Your Joomla Website Using Akeeba Backup

How To Back Up Your Joomla Website Using Akeeba Backup

How To Back Up Your Joomla Website Using Akeeba Backup Keeping a current back up of your website is a very important step in the administration of your Joomla website. Keeping a back up ensures that you have a current working version of your...

Protect Your Joomla Website From Hackers

Protect Your Joomla Website From Hackers

Protect Your Joomla Website From Hackers Limited Time Offer Website Firewall - installed and configured for $99.00  Wild Cat Design is proud to offer the most advanced Joomla! security service that you can use to protect your Joomla!...

How To Update Your Joomla Website

How To Update Your Joomla Website

How To Update Your Joomla Website Some clients have experienced hacked Joomla websites recently and it is now critical to update your website to the latest version. The method to update depends upon the version of Joomla your site is using....

Did You Claim Your Website As A Business Expense?

Did You Claim Your Website As A Business Expense?

Did You Claim Your Website As A Business Expense? Small business who incur expenses creating or maintaining their business website may be able to claim some of the costs as a deduction in their tax return. Capital expenditure You may even be...

The Secret To Writing Great Website Copy – Secret 1

The Secret To Writing Great Website Copy – Secret 1

The Secret To Writing Great Website Copy - Secret 1 Don't Talk About Your Business - Talk About Your Client's Business When writing content for their website, most businesses talk about what they do and how they do it. As a potential customer I'm only...

How To Increase My Search Engine Ranking – SEO tips

How To Increase My Search Engine Ranking – SEO tips

I have found that most SEO tips contain a lot of jargon and don’t really tell you how to increase your website search engine ranking in a way that you can actually implement. So here are some tips which you can implement today..

Time To Put A Stop To SEO Scams

Time To Put A Stop To SEO Scams

There has been a huge rise in the number of clients receiving emails from SEO companies telling them that their website is not ranking well and they need to take action. Costs to fix their website can often run into thousands of dollars…