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Why You Should Take Website Maintenance Seriously?

By designbox on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 in Website Design No Comments
Website Maintenance Plans

Just like anything in life, if you don’t look after something it will eventually break or stop working, a website is no different, websites require maintenance to keeping them working as they should be. Avoiding website maintenance is like not having regular oil changes and servicing on your vehicle. You wouldn’t drive your car for

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Getting to know SEO

By designbox on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 in SEO No Comments

With SEO being such an integral part of any company’s online marketing strategy, it’s important for even small businesses to have a basic understanding of how search engine optimisation works. So what is SEO? Search engine optimisation is the process of ensuring that your website and social media accounts are visible to potential clients and

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How user-friendly is your website?

By designbox on Friday, September 15th, 2017 in Website Design No Comments

When was the last time you visited your website and tried to see it as a customer would? Is it user-friendly? Accessing your site from the perspective of a potential client rather than as a site owner can frequently reveal that your perception of what you’re offering is markedly (and perhaps disappointingly) different from the

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How big a difference can a blog make?

By designbox on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 in Online Marketing No Comments

Online marketing has become a lot more complex over the last ten years. It used to be the case that a quick assessment of keywords and some well-placed links could boost a website’s profile almost overnight. These days successful online marketing requires expert attention to a range of critical areas – from flawless web design

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Should local businesses concentrate on social media marketing?

By designbox on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 in Social Media Marketing No Comments

There have been many instances in the past and present where we have dealt with business owners – especially small business owners – that simply don’t believe they should be ‘doing’ social media marketing. “It’s too time-intensive”, “it’s too broad”, “I don’t know where to begin”… these are just a handful of the reasons some SMEs

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The 10 best UK business directories

By am05tom on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 in Online Marketing, SEO No Comments

Business directories are the next best thing to search engines. In today’s online business world, we need to make it as easy as we can for customers and clients to find us! There are so many different business directories out there, some good and some bad. I have spent a huge amount of time learning what ones

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