What is a WordPress plugin

One of the key questions I get from people looking to set up their own WordPress website relates to plugins. They ask me ‘What is a WordPress plugin and how to do I use them?’ I use the analogy of a mobile phone to provide the answer. On it’s own...

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Generate leads and traffic online

One of the biggest advantages to generating content is the ability it has to help your business generate leads and traffic online through your website. Your website shouldn’t just be an online brochure that highlights what your business does. Now, websites are...

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Affordable WordPress Website information

Welcome to my affordable WordPress website. I have been setting up WordPress websites for years. I stopped at the beginning of 2016 to evaluate what I want to do and I am back setting them up again about his. WordPress has been in my life since 2007 and i just love...

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Writing blog posts

It is my personal belief that when you are writing blog posts you should focus on quality. The quality of your writing is far more important than the number of blog posts that you write. If your website is on a brand new domain I recommend you blog often. That is...

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Vision Building

Vision building focuses on creating a clear image of where you want to be in the future. You can write that vision down in the form of a vision statement. This statement can be used to help you motivate yourself when things get difficult. It helps to take part in...

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Local Search Engine Optimisation is essential

No matter how small your business may be, local search engine optimisation is an essential activity if you are going to be found online. If you run a local business in Luton and the local community are the customers, you need to make sure your website is optimised for...

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Using talking head video

When you are ready to take your content further than just written blog posts you might want to consider video marketing. In particular a great way to create video content is by using talking head video. Using video is a great way to connect with potential customers as...

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Develop a business blogging habit

We are all creatures of habits. We have great habits like brushing our teeth twice a day and not so great habits like never bothering to brush our teeth at all. Successful website owners develop a business blogging habit. They weave the pleasures of writing blog...

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Running your local business website

When you first start your local business website your focus will be on adding new content to your blog. You might also focus on getting into a routine of regular updates. Don’t panic about being overwhelmed. It’s quite natural. This is all new and you have...

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Why should my business blog?

A question I often get asked is ‘Why should my business blog?’ People often want to know why time from their already full day (and sometimes nights) should be dedicated to their business blog. I explain that it is important to have a long-term vision when...

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https web security – adding it to WordPress

I want to introduce you to https web security. It is about to become an important part of your website in the not too distant future. What is http and https? Whenever you visit a website it will always begin with http:// – whether you type in the www or not....

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23 reasons your local business needs Google+

When Google+ first hit the social media space some experts thought it would drag people away from Facebook. That didn’t really happen, well at least not yet. To be honest it was largely ignored. Maybe because we have enough to do managing Facebook, Twitter and...

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WordPress Website Builder Divi Theme

Today, I want to introduce you to the WordPress website builder professional theme that I use called Divi. It is a drag and drop theme. This means you can select what you want to display and place it in a particular location on your page. This is brilliant because...

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Verify your local business website

A great way to get site visitors is to verify your local business website with Google Webmaster Tools. You can also connect Google Webmaster Tools with two other valuable resources, Analytics and My Business. If you run a local business it is worth having a gmail...

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Developing email marketing

Email marketing is an important activity for businesses looking to stay in touch with their audience. With regular contact you may find that sending out an email provides you with additional business. To develop a quality email marketing base you must spend time...

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Luton Town Business Exhibition

Although my affordable all WordPress website packages support any local business owner in the UK I am based in Luton, Bedfordshire so thought I would share about this local exhibition coming up soon. The Luton Town cheap nfl jerseys Business Exhibition cheap jerseys...

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Five ranking factors of personalization in SEO

Personalization is a major factor in local search. It has been since around 2011 (ish). I remember co-hosting a webinar and we were searching for different keyword results. Depending on where the person was based (we were based around the world) the results were...

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Permalinks for your WordPress website

Permalinks are an important part of your WordPress website. When you first get your website installed there are so many things to do and learn that it’s easy to overlook this important aspect. Many people don’t realise it is important and that is part of...

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