How working with apprentices doubled my business (and how you can do the same)

Working with apprentices doubled my business It's a common plight of small business owners. Stagnated growth. And a lot of it comes down to fear of growing our team. Working with apprentices enabled me to grow with very little financial investment, and with vastly...
Why I love WordPress

Why I love WordPress

I might be a website designer (I know we sometimes get a bad rap), but actually, I'm a WordPress designer. Because it's the only website platform I work with. And there’s a very straightforward reason for that: I love WordPress!   I’ve used other CMS and...

Installing WordPress on cPanel

Installing WordPress on cPanel

CPanel is used by lots of hosting providers. SiteGround moved recently over to a different system, but is the process of installing WordPress if you're on one of their legacy plans. And it will be similar if you're using another hosting provider with cPanel. Getting...

How to make your website legal

How to make your website legal

As a business owner, you are ultimately responsible for every aspect of your business, from its success, how ethical it is, and also that it is legal and above board. Below, we will cover what you must include, ensuring your website is legal.  *Disclaimer – this...

Do I Need a Website for my Coaching Business?

Do I Need a Website for my Coaching Business?

Do I really need a website? With billions of websites on the internet, it seems like every business and their dog has one! But as a coach who offers a service, rather than a tangible product, do you need a website? Is it the missing key to your success, or is it a...

Redirecting your domain name

Redirecting your domain name

Now that we have a domain name and a hosting plan in place, we need to make sure that when someone types in our domain name into a web browser, it's going to retrieve the files from our web host. In order to make that happen, we need to redirect our domain, because,...

What a WordPress Website Costs to Set Up and Create

What a WordPress Website Costs to Set Up and Create

Weighing up the costs of a WordPress website against the alternatives Wondering if a website is the right option for you right now? Before embarking on your project, it’s important to be equipped with a robust idea of what your website costs will be from the outset....

GDPR and cookies on your website

GDPR and cookies on your website

What the new guidance around cookies means for you This time last year, we were all recovering from the flurry of information around GDPR and the scramble to make sure that our mailing lists and  Privacy Policies were in order.  At the time, the guidance...

3 critical elements to create a successful home page

3 critical elements to create a successful home page

How to improve your website home page so it becomes successful First of all, let’s define successful.  What is a successful website? A successful website is one that brings you clients and visitors.  It does that through powerful content which makes people...

Stop losing clients because of bad web design

Stop losing clients because of bad web design

You’ve done it!  You have taken the leap, and you’re all set up with a nice, shiny new website!  Now you can sit back, relax, and wait for your inbox to get flooded with people asking how they can work with you… But instead of messages flooding into your...