Business Tips

Are you on the right website platform for your business?

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By platform I mean the service provider that hosts your website – such as Wix, Weebly, Vistaprint, WordPress to name a few. Starting out the right way with a website means it’s less stress, easier to manage so it takes up less of your time, and easier to change as your business grows or changes.…

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Does your website need an SSL certificate?

do you need ssl certificate

What is an SSL certificate? SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) allows data from your website to be encrypted so that when someone enters personal data (for example username, password or credit card details). If someone intercepted the data it wouldn’t make any sense to them which for personal data is obviously a good thing. How do…

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The ‘not so sexy side’ of website design

I was wondering what to write about today when I received yet another phone call from a small business owner unhappy with their current web designer and wondering what they can do about it. I understand that it’s tempting to hand everything over to another person, especially when it’s something you don’t understand or it’s…

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Hedgehog Concept – being good at one thing

Hedgehog Concept

Since it’s World Hedgehog Day (really it is!), as well as Groundhogs Day  it seems a good time to have a post about the Hedgehog concept. It’s a great way to look at the business or organisation that you belong to or that you own. Firstly let me ask you would you rather be a…

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