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How To Schedule A Post In WordPress

How To Schedule A Post In WordPress

Like many things, scheduling posts in WordPress is quite easy, once you know how. Below I will outline the steps you need to take, plus run through some plugins that can help you with this task. However, before we get to that, you may be wondering why you might want or need to schedule posts…

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Getting Online – How To Create and Maintain Your Own Website

Creating and Maintaining Your Own Website

Over the last few years, we have talked to hundreds of small business owners about the challenges that they face with promoting their business online. One of the major pain points for many business owners is that they just don’t know where to start. So I wanted to talk about that issue here, as well…

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[Video Tutorial] Google Mobile-Friendly Test

Google Mobile Friendly Test

A  change to how Google ranks your site now includes whether or not your website is mobile responsive. So if your site is not mobile responsive, Google can penalise your site in search results. A couple of quick ways to check whether your website is mobile-responsive: simply resize your window. If it does not automatically resize…

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[Video Tutorial] Backlink Profiles – Majestic SEO

Backlink Profiles - Majestic SEO

There are 2 primary types of links – Internal Links These are links within your site and help with the navigation around your site. This will lead to a better user experience, and this will be noticed by Google and can help with your rankings in the search engines. It’s good practice to display links…

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[Video Tutorial] Keywords and On-Page SEO

Keywords and On-Page SEO

We have already run through the use of the Google Keyword Planner in a previous video tutorial. So once you have decided what keywords you should be targeting, you need to know what to do with them. It is good practice to place keywords in the page title, headings (H1, H2, etc), alt text of images, Meta…

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[Video Tutorial] Keywords and the Google Keyword Planner

Google Keyword Planner

Most of us have heard of keywords and that they are important for your business website. By using the right keywords, it can help improve your search engine rankings, meaning more people will see your business in Google and be able to click through to your website, where you are given the opportunity to turn these…

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[Video Tutorial] Analyse Your Website Speed – GTMetrix

Analyse Your Site’s Speed – GTMetrix

It is important to have a fast loading website. Google loves sites that provide a good user experience, and if a visitor is left waiting and waiting and waiting for a site to load, they will just click off to another site. This amount of time that your website takes to load will be monitored by…

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[Video Tutorial] Analysing Stats – Google Analytics

Analysing Stats using Google Analytics

Monitoring the stats and how visitors use your site is critical to getting the most out of your site. It is amazing how many website owners have no idea about how much traffic their website carries. By analysing your website stats, you can learn – a lot about where your traffic is coming from which pages…

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The Best WordPress Plugins For A New Website

Best WordPress Plugins

If you are just starting out with WordPress, you may not know which are the best WordPress plugins that you can use, or what plugins can actually do for your new website. With so many plugins available (almost 50,000 at last count), it can also be a bit daunting when looking through the WordPress plugin…

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Wix vs WordPress – Which is The Best Platform For Your Business?

Wix to WordPress

When it comes to having an online presence, nothing beats a website for your business. However, there are a few options available to you. Probably the most common of those choices are WordPress and Wix. Both are described as website builders which have a lot of functionality that the average business owner can use to…

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