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Google Featured Snippets + Naturalists…

Google Featured Snippets + Naturalists…

Recently a post I had written about a hidden naturalist beach for my walking website started to get a lot of hits. Why the sudden interest? I soon realised that the post had been picked up by Google as  a Featured Snippet..

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Top Instagram tips for your business

Top Instagram tips for your business

You may already be on Instagram for your business but if not I would really recommend you doing so. Instagram is a great way to expand your business’s reach and engagement with your customers and it currently has over 1 billion active users.

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What is Google my Business and why do I need it?

What is Google my Business and why do I need it?

This is  is a free listing and gives you with the ability to add your business location to Google Maps and local search result.  You can display important information about your business, including the opening/closing times, contact details, website link , images and video. Very important for SEO.

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50 websites anniversary!!

50 websites anniversary!!

I am very proud to announce I am just completing my 50th website for Lucy Maddison Design. All websites are built with Wordpress and individually tailored to my clients needs. For many I have also completed the branding and logos, and when needed promotional materials...

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What is email phishing and how can I protect myself

What is email phishing and how can I protect myself

Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker pretends to be someone else in an email, or other forms of communication. Attackers will commonly use phishing emails to distribute malicious links or attachments or steal your data.Attackers are getting smarter at...

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6 ways to block Brute force website attacks

6 ways to block Brute force website attacks

Sounds nasty! This is remote computers bombarding websites with user names and passwords to try and log in. It is a constant issue. This is why you need details that are hard to crack. Passwords should be long, contain upper and lower case and special characters.  6...

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Why FAQs on your website are a good idea

Why FAQs on your website are a good idea

FAQs (Frequently asked questions) deal with specific questions people have about your business and can really help people access information about you. They are a great way of reaching out to your audience and so can really help with SEO. Many people now type specific...

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10 tips for email and website security

10 tips for email and website security

Website and email security is really important to keep your business safe online. Hackers and spammers are out there and can cause big problems if there is a security breach. Having a strong password is a very simple way to keep your business protected. Below are 10...

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10 top tips for Google my Business

10 top tips for Google my Business

This is a great boost for your SEO. Set it up with a business address if you have one or if you work from home use that address. If you have already set up your Business Profile then please check all sections are completed and remember to keep it updated and ask for...

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