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Does your website have ‘The Curse of Knowledge’?

Does your website have ‘The Curse of Knowledge’?

When you’re a service-based business owner, you’re probably an expert at what you do. Even if you don’t introduce yourself as “an expert”, you’re definitely specialised and have a deep understanding of what you do to help people. When you’re very close to a subject,...

Blog-writing tips and free template

Blog-writing tips and free template

Blogging. It’s a great way to share your voice and your expertise. It’s a great way to become known for what you do and show up on search engines. But even when you have a tonne of ideas for posts, producing and publishing consistently can be a challenge. In this...

Some personal notes and resource recommendations

Some personal notes and resource recommendations

25th of March 2020 Uch! This situation is weird, confusing, and way too real. It’s taken us, as a family, over 10 days of confinement to really realize that this isn’t just “like a film or something”. It’s happening. Even if we don’t see the worst of it. We don’t...

Is your site compatible with mobile devices and small screens?

Is your site compatible with mobile devices and small screens?

Have you checked that your site works on different devices? With mobile browsing on the increase, it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re offering your website visitors a smooth and glitch free experience, no matter what device they’re using. Here’s a quick way to check that your site looks good on small screens.

How to create a really strategic, high-converting website

How to create a really strategic, high-converting website

Did you know… the design process does not start with design? Well, not visual design anyway. “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like… People think it’s this veneer , “Make it look good!” It’s not just what it looks like...

Create a crystal clear message and attract droves of ideal clients

Create a crystal clear message and attract droves of ideal clients

The game-changing one-liner! Would it help your business if your ideal clients could hear you loud and clear, and know that you’re talking directly to them!? How do you get their attention, keep their attention and connect with them so that they become leads and...

How to dramatically improve your visibility by talking to 5 people…

How to dramatically improve your visibility by talking to 5 people…

Creating a content plan helps me to stay (more or less) consistent with my online visibility. I like to base that plan on what people are actually interested in. So, earlier this month, I reached out to my list and invited people to come for a chat and to tell me...

How to prepare when you hire a web designer

How to prepare when you hire a web designer

What do you need to prepare when you hire a web designer?5 things to prepare to get off to a flying start with your website rebuild.So you're ready to invest in your website. You're looking for a designer or developer to work with. You want to get a website that...

How to generate leads with SEO

How to generate leads with SEO

How can you get clients through Google Search / SEO?3 Simple Steps to More Traffic and ClientsIf you want to reach more people online, maybe you've done a bit of research into SEO (Search Engine Optimisation). SEO is the process of making your site more visible on...

How to choose a host for your website

How to choose a host for your website

How to choose a host for your website And dealing with hosting transfer dramas! I want to talk with you about hosting - a big pain in the bum most of the time. This came up for me, because, recently I had to change the host. When you change hosts there’s a terrifying...

Are you making these 3 common mistakes on your homepage?

Are you making these 3 common mistakes on your homepage?

Are you making these 3 common mistakes on your homepage? Your homepage is prime real estate on your website. It's where Google looks first and it's the page that people are most likely to land on first. It can be a make or break moment. People who visit your site are...

How to really get clients through your website

How to really get clients through your website

How to really get clients through your website I help client facing business owners to look at their website and figure out how to use it to get more leads and clients. There are three pillars that I lean on: Attract Engage Convert With the enforcement of GDPR...

Is your website your shop window or sales rep?

Is your website your shop window or sales rep?

Is your website your shop window or sales rep? Is your website having an identity crisis? Do you see your website as your shop window or your top salesperson? I’ve been making websites for over 10 years and a lot has changed in that time, from the technology used to...

Is it possible to make a website in under an hour? Yes!!!

Is it possible to make a website in under an hour? Yes!!!

Is it possible to make a website in under an hour? Yes, it is and here’s how you do it. I’ve seen a lot of promotions recently for “Make your website in less than a day, less than a week, less than an hour". And I agree that it is possible (in theory) to make a...

What do websites and pancakes have in common?

What do websites and pancakes have in common?

What do websites and pancakes have in common? First pancakes If you ever made pancakes you probably noticed that the first one is not the best pancake. With pancakes we kind of accept that the first one is a trial run, but we need to get this first one out of the way...

Don’t lose leads! Check these 3 things on your website ASAP!!

Don’t lose leads! Check these 3 things on your website ASAP!!

Don't lose leads! Check these 3 things on your website ASAP!! Have you let the weeds grow on our website a bit? With a growing business, we sometimes intend to get back to “fine tune” or improve our websites. Maybe there's a new offering or a shift in positioning. But...

Planning a launch for your online business

Planning a launch for your online business

Planning a launch for your online business During the launch period, you are extremely busy, you’ve got a lot of things to do and every single day is jam-packed with preparations. Maybe you're launching a site for the first time, you could be launching your entire...

Mailing lists are a complete waste of your time, unless…

Mailing lists are a complete waste of your time, unless…

The purpose of a mailing list is to build trust. A mailing list can be an extremely valuable business tool and a huge asset to growing your business and getting more clients. But are you spending all of your time building your mailing list and very little time engaging with your subscribers? Is your mailing list actually bringing you leads and clients or do you see your list as a totally annoying, time-consuming part of your job that doesn’t show any return?

Here are my 3 tips to stop wasting your time and get more clients from your mailing list.

How to create a website that really resonates and inspires action

How to create a website that really resonates and inspires action

How to create a website that really resonates and inspires action When your website resonates with your target audience they are much more likely to stick around, engage with your content, read your offers, and take action. Here are my three simple rules to create a...

Which platform to use, WordPress or Squarespace

Which platform to use, WordPress or Squarespace

Which platform to use, WordPress or SquarespaceToday, I want to talk to you more about the choice between WordPress and Squarespace. This is a question I often get asked when I’m helping people to start their website or to redevelop their existing website. The choice...

MVP – Minimum Viable Product for small business

MVP – Minimum Viable Product for small business

MVP - Minimum Viable Product for small business websites Today I want to talk with you about MVP – Minimum Viable Product. It’s a kind of marketing–business term and I don’t usually like using marketing-business terms, because they put distance from the real meaning...

Before you invest your time and money in SEO!

Before you invest your time and money in SEO!

SEO: The one thing you need to understand before investing your time and money! Let’s have a quick talk about SEO, shall we? It’s essentially the first question that I get asked in all of my new client meetings and I always say the same thing: SEO is indirect. SEO is...

Google Analytics for your business website

Google Analytics for your business website

Google Analytics for your business website How to find out what's working on your site and what's not Let’s talk a little bit about Google Analytics. Are you familiar what “Google Analytics” is? It’s a free service powered by Google whereby you can track people’s...

Finding the right online business idea

Finding the right online business idea

Finding the right online business idea Today we are talking about getting your idea ready for business. This little tutorial is a little snippet of my online business course. Have you ever wondered if some idea could bring you money online? Maybe there is something...

How to get more engagement with your freebies

How to get more engagement with your freebies

How to get more engagement with your freebies When you create a memorable sign-up experience new subscribers remember you, engage with your content and get ready to work with you!Freebies, opt-in incentives, content upgrades, we create them so that people are more...

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