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301 Redirects play an important role in your website, and although you may have heard of them before, you may not know what they are or when you need to use them.  We’ve put together an article covering commonly asked questions about 301 redirects - read below.  What is a 301 Redirect?  A 301 redirect is a status code which a server sends to your browser for a permanent redirect. This is used to send users and search engines...

With 83% of Instagram users discovering new products or services through the platform, it is a channel that cannot be missed. However, there has been some debate as to whether a business Instagram account can help with your overall SEO.  As another avenue of traffic towards your business, Instagram can increase your company’s online presence and boost brand awareness. Having more brand-managed platforms within the top positions of branded SERPs means you have more control over how...

With 70% of online consumers check reviews before buying, it is vital that your company uses these to their full advantage. Reviews and recommendations represent an insight for small businesses, and also allows businesses to build brand trust and loyalty - and social proofing is a great way to do this.  But what is Social Proof, and why is it so important? Keep reading for more information.  What is Social Proof?  Social proof is the idea that people adapt...

Email is one of the best ways to share your brands content, as email subscribers are 3x more likely to share your content on social media. Content won’t travel to readers by itself and blogs are unlikely to make it into search results by themselves.  If you’re spending budget on content, graphic and video production, you want to ensure that it gets the coverage and views that it deserves. Here are some reasons why you should share...

 Website Accessibility is a critically important area that every business owner with a website should be aware of and prioritising.  What is Web Accessibility?  Accessibility means that a disabled person can access or benefit from your website, and it is about ensuring that your website is inclusive, accessible and mindful of all users. Ultimately, you need to make sure that your website can be used by everyone - regardless of permanent or temporary disability.  Not only does this mean...

The hype around blogging may make you think that it is useful but not essential, but it is in fact critical for businesses. Below, we discuss some of the benefits of having a blog for your business.  Benefits of Having a Blog  1. Increase Traffic to Your Website  A blog gives users a reason to visit your website if you post quality content that gives value. Once users are on your website, they are likely to continue navigating across...

We all know that website security is vital, to protect you from outside threats and to keep your website safe for both you and customers. But website security can also influence your SEO. This is because, the more secure your website is, the better it will rank in the SERP’s. This increase your website's visibility to users which therefore gives you an increased chance of conversions and leads.  How Security Affects Website SEO  HTTPS  If you look at the...

Welcome back to the second instalment of our Instagram for Business tips blog post, where we are looking at how you can use the growing social media channel to grow your business. Last time, we looked at why you should use Instagram for Business, and in this post we will look at how you can use the platform to grow your brand awareness and visibility.  Without further ado, let’s get started…  How to Grow on Instagram for Business  1....

Last year, we saw the rise of Instagram as a platform for businesses. This is because brands are deciding to use visual content to connect with prospects and customers. In 2018 alone, there were 25 million Instagram for Business profiles registered.  Below, we answer all of your questions on what Instagram for Business is…  What is Instagram For Business?  Instagram now offers Instagram for Business - specifically tailored to brands to help with increasing their awareness and visibility online....

There is no doubt Google is the biggest search engine worldwide, but where exactly does bing rank? In the UK Google has a 89.1% market share in the UK and Bing is in second place with 6.76% market share. This shows the dominance of Google in the UK search industry and this is why as an agency we focus on Google. In the US Google have a 88.21% and Bing has 6.4% market share. However there...