The Fast Track to Success Programme, is run by Karen Gould of CCO Work CIC and I have been invited to talk today. We’ve been discussing the benefits of blogging/ website design for both finding work and starting a business.
Bounce rate is the rate at which visitors to a page of your site leave before visiting any other pages. It’s usually expressed as a percentage. You can view this information if you have some kind of analytics tool on your site, our clients get to see this through the Google Analytics tool they’re all [...]
Search Engine Optimisation or SEO seems to be one of those areas web designers bang on about, business owners feel they should know about, and the main focus is on page 1 of Google search engine results.
Well here I hope to clear up what it is without banging on too much, or getting too dry and technical.
If you have head me talk about social media, then you’ll have probably heard me say this before, and I’ll say it again; that using social media for business is about building relationships, not just broadcasting sales messages. Part of building a positive relationship with a follower, fan or connection is to share useful or interesting information and to share your knowledge of your subject, to establish yourself as an authority in your field. Achieve this and not only will they keep in touch, but you’re more likely to be referred, recommended, shared and re-tweeted.
So here is a list of things you can tweet about or share on other social media sites…
Your branding, or visual identity are the visual elements that make up part of your overall brand, and it’s important they make the right impression with your target market, your staff and anyone else for that matter, to make sure you are setting the right expectations about you as a business. Here is our quick method for assessing your branding…
Nowadays a web presence is essential for every business. But what role does your business website play in your marketing ? By being aware of how potential customers may use your website to find, choose and buy products and services will help you to focus on what’s most important to your target market.
Allowing visitors to your website to get involved, add content or comment can be an effective way to keep them on your website, and to feel that they can ‘get involved’ with your business, products,services or brand.
When you have a new website launched, it goes without saying, that it’s improtant to share and promote it, as well as amend and update your other marketing materials with the new website address and email address. Here is a brief checklist of tips to help you with this process…
I had the pleasure of attending the awards ceremony at the Chester Fast Track To Success and the Business Start Up Programmes run by Karen Gould of CCO Work CIC and supported by Walker Smith Way and in partnership with University of Chester, JobCentre Plus
and Business Ventures. Certificates where awarded by Steve Mosley MP and it was a great celebration of everyone’s hard work.
Wow! What a year it has been, a year today since Twizzlebird’s launch! As part of our celebrations, we are taking some time to thank YOU, all of you, who have been a part of the beginnings of Twizzlebird. We have another exciting year ahead, and this is a little oasis of calm in between, to reflect and say thanks, so here goes!
Carl Payne, a well established fine artist and sculptor commisioned us to create a new website for him.Find out more here…
Working out who your competitors are can be difficult for a small business, especially when you have worked hard to offer something different to everyone else. So if you are unsure of who they are, how do you figure it out?
Here are our tips of places you might be able to spot the compeitition