Your Website

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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Why do you want a website?

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Why do you want a website? If you already have a website then hopefully you already know why you have one (if not then I doubt that it’s working well for you and maybe we should have a chat). Why do you want a website may seem like a really dumb question. Every business needs…

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Does your website need an SSL certificate?

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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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How often to update your website?

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Subtitle – a website is for life not just for Christmas! Okay that’s all a bit of an exaggeration but what I’m trying to say is that websites shouldn’t simply be created and then left alone.  Just like a dog, websites need to be fed regularly with juicy bits of news about the business. Don’t…

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Is your business online in Mount Gambier?

The Smart E-skills training is coming to Mount Gambier in March and I’ve already signed up. Why would a Mount Gambier Website Designer sign up for an e-skills workshop? Mainly so that the knowledge can be passed on to local businesses like you. Local businesses need to be online so that customers can find them. …

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