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How will your website get found?

You may have a beautiful new website, offering fantastic products and great service – but there are now over one billion websites and- as the average person visits less than 100 different sites in a month – many of them get very few visitors. So how are you going to get your website known about? Here […]

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SEO – It’s not just about keywords…

Google want to offer a great experience for anyone who uses their search engine, so your whole website needs to work well. Here’s a quick check list for best practice: Aim for: At least 30 pages of interesting content. Clear, intuitive navigation. Clear descriptive titles and subtitles. Easy to scan. At least 300 words per page. […]

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Using the WordPress SEO plug-in

To help you with your Search Engine Optimisation, you can use a WordPress plug-in with an easy to understand traffic light system. Write your content first – with human visitors in mind! Use the SEO plug-in ONLY as a guide – if there is a reason to ignore it, then do so. Please note: The […]

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What are SEO Keywords? Infographic

Keywords are the words that people type in to search for information, using a search engine website – such as Google. If the word is not on the page – Google cannot find it… There are 3 main types of keywords or keyphrases – also known as search terms: Specific keywords: Brainstorm a list including […]

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Before you start making SEO changes

SEO (Search Engine Optimisiation) can be quite time consuming and there are never any guarantees – but it can also make the difference between being found by the search engines and being invisible. Is it worth the effort? – These questions might help you decide. As a minimum you will need to be found on […]

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Naming images

There are several places to add image names: File name Alt tag/Alternative text Image Title Captions and text Describe your images clearly in all related text for 2 very good reasons: Anyone who cannot see the image (either because they are visually impaired and use a screen reader – or because of some limitation with […]

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How to optimise images for your website

Why do I need to edit my images? Digital photographs from your camera are far too large for the web. If you upload them just as they are, they may make your website load very slowly and you might lose visitors and Google ranking. How to optimise images using Irfanview: Free, easy to use photo editing. Physical size: […]

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Page titles and headings – style guide

Suggested style guide for page titles: Best practice for WordPress post or page titles or headings – best for Google and easiest to read or scan for people. For the main title or heading – type into the box at the top of the page, where it says ‘Enter title here‘: For SEO – to […]

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