WordPress Image Size IS important

Keep the images in WordPress a nice size – Google like it and will rank your website higher. If your site is a little slow to load its often caused by large images. They are easily reduced within WordPress – a good size is 400 to 1000 pixels wide. Faster loading site are ranked higher as this produces a better visitor experience for your site visitors – Google like this. Do this: Go to Media, select images, select the month (I start with the oldest), edit and re-size, click Scale.

You have to be on your website often, updating and changing to pull customers in – here is how:

Back in the 1990’s when I first started working with websites I always told customers to make sure they update often – most didn’t. I now work on customers website to do this for them. Here are a few tips to help you really make your website work: 1 – Shocking – actually look at it.  Some of my customers never look at their own sites (you know who you are Jo :-)).  You really need to know what’s on it, how to navigate it and does it work. 2 – Update it with an insight as to what you’re doing, your offer etc. Think about what your customers will […]

Starting a Business

Starting a Business

I’m often asked by new startups and recently started businesses for help – usually to market a product or get more customers. The first thing you need to do is actually have a product – sounds odd but you must formulate your offer and how it is useful, why is it a good offer and to explain your offer to a prospective customer in a way they understand.  How it works and the benefits.  A prospective customer is not interested in how a widget is made but he or she will be interested in how it will benefit them.  How to attract new customers comes next. An elevator pitch/script is […]

Plasterer in Darlington

Plasterer in Darlington

Meet Dan the plastering specialist We are working with a fantastic plastering specialist in Darlington. Meet Dan Robertson http://robertsonpropertyservices.co.uk. Dan and his team have provided general and specialised plastering services in and around Darlington for over fifteen years. Indeed his trade has taken him all over the UK, London – of course, out in the Dales to re-plaster a barn conversion and to office blocks in Newcastle. Fantastic Dan Whats special about Dan and why is he ‘Fantastic’ ? Dan is the leader of the team, this allows RobertsonPropertyServices.co.uk to complete any job from a leaking tap to a home extension with bi-fold doors. On top of that Dan actually works […]