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Penalties for Pop Ups on Mobile Devices

Since January 2018, your website could have been negatively affected by the "Mobile Intrusive Interstitials Penalty" rolled out by Google without you even knowing about it. What does that mean? Let me break it down for you... What does the MIIP mean for my Business Website? Google’s mobile interstitial penalty specifically targets intrusive interstitials. Note … Continue reading Penalties for Pop Ups on Mobile Devices

Module 2: Solving Problems instead of Making Sales

In 2011 (7 years ago!), I published a post called "Socially Networked". In it I said: Social Networking is not about computers, nicknames or virtual people. It is about connecting with real people with similar interests. It is about using the power of the internet to grow your business and nurture relationships! Later in 2017, I … Continue reading Module 2: Solving Problems instead of Making Sales

Monthly Maintenance vs Ad Hoc Updates

Recently, I had a client approach me and their checkout system was not working. For an online shop, this is a disaster! You are essentially closed for business and that means no income, poor user-experience and lost trust of the brand. This client is not on a maintenance package and prefers to just do the basics … Continue reading Monthly Maintenance vs Ad Hoc Updates

How to choose a Web Designer – Comparing Apples with Apples

When hiring anyone to do anything, remember to always compare apples with apples; this is especially true when it comes to hiring web designers, online strategists or setting up a maintenance plan. Try to find out what their experience is - are they only a web designer or do they have online strategy and an … Continue reading How to choose a Web Designer – Comparing Apples with Apples

Email Signatures – Linking vs Embedding images

When we just started out with Email, it was standard to end with some text including your name and perhaps your email and/or contact number but we have come a long way. With faster internet being more widely available, many have seen the benefit of using HTML email signatures that speak for you, marketing your … Continue reading Email Signatures – Linking vs Embedding images