SERP changes are afoot! Google, now ranks mobile / tablet optimised sites above desktop designed sites. Now over 50% of all searches are done on the run, with desktop friendly websites being left behind. While Wordpress and other platforms offer mobile friendly designs, a site more than 2 years old may be dropping like a stone in online rankings.Continue reading
The concept of a website, a flyer, a social page isn’t new. They are basic marketing assets now, right? But when you’re not right there handing out the flyer or interacting on a social platform, how does your website go from words to sales?Continue reading
I was reading a post on ‘why blogs fail’ and I realised that there was a lot more to be said on the topic. Let me start of by saying this isn’t a ‘what not to do’ article, because I don’t focus on the negative, I’d rather be helpful.
Having said this, I’m not talking tips and tricks either, because what you need to understand to get traction on a blog is the principles of dissemination, not just a sure fire headline.
Blogs fail because they are untargeted, badly written, ad hoc afterthoughts …Continue reading
I think I’m losing my cool with being cool. I mean, that moment of being so on the pulse that you’ve sent out an email without spell checking or sending the right link. Yup, you’ve made grammatical and spelling errors and your links don’t work and that’s okay right?
Everyday I see …Continue reading
About two months ago I decided to streamline my branding and work towards a bigger vision and so I needed a new website.
I’d been offering a lot of services but it became clear that my value lies in two areas: digital strategy and copywriting. Looking into what I did further, I discovered that there is some great information out there about ‘digital copywriting’.
How long do you have to engage a customer on your website?
I’ve heard as little as 1.7 seconds, usually it’s around 7-10 seconds and by 59 seconds your time is UP!
Here are my Top 5 Tips for breaking the 7 Second barrier:
When writing content is not your favourite pastime, it’s easy to put off or overlook. Often I find clients have ‘had a go’, or been paralysed by inability to really articulate their vision to their ideal client. I’m currently working with one client who has spent a whole year feeling stuck on providing website content and who was “very impressed” by …Continue reading
UX or user testing is crucial to success in any advertising campaign. Large companies know this. But you would be surprised how many SME’s don’t even think about the quality of the journey on their website to their potential client.
One of the first principles in creating a decision making client is …Continue reading