Infographic: 26 Very Pinteresting Stats

Posted in Marketing

Just to give a brief introduction: Pinterest is a virtual inspiration board that allows you to save (or rather ‘pin’) anything you find online. It almost works like a bulletin board. People are using it for recipes, fashion, design inspiration, home decor, marketing… you name it and you can pin it. So how can your business benefit from Pinterest? Here’s a couple of pointers. Firstly, you can drive traffic to your website from Pinterest by having pinnable images with a reference link to your website. It’s often as easy as…read more

How to create a successful online presence

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Digital marketing is becoming increasingly popular and you can’t afford not to have a good online presence. Online visibility and credibility is very important. Here are a few tips on achieving online success. Build it and they will come? Not so easily. It takes time and effort to build an online presence. Be prepared to set a budget for ongoing marketing efforts, analytics and content management. Identify your target audience. Once you’ve identified their demographic characteristics, you can base your marketing on this information and tailor your content to address…read more

Infographic: Things to note before you develop a website

Posted in Development

I found this really cool infographic explaining the different elements that goes into a good website. While a proper web developer should know all these things on your behalf, it’s good to get a brief overview of what’s what before you dive into the whole process of getting your website up and running. One point that I do want to highlight is hosting (number 2 on the infographic). It is very important to choose a reliable hosting company. A good hosting company offers a secure environment for your website and…read more

Video: A Powerful Marketing Tool

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Video is becoming a very popular online marketing tool. It grabs attention in a way that text and photos simply can’t. I don’t know about you, but I’ll much rather watch a short video than read through paragraphs and paragraphs of content. And creating videos for your business does not have to be a costly affair. Video-cameras are very affordable or you can even use the camera on your smartphone. What can video be used for? More and more modern businesses are using videos to: demonstrate their products or services,…read more

WordPress: a powerful CMS

Posted in All Things Wordpress

I love WordPress! And I’m not the only one. According to WordPress Stats (Jan 2014) there are 74,959,942 WordPress websites in the world. That’s quite impressive. So why is it so popular? It’s an open-source framework… Which means that it’s free to download and use! And there are loads of free plugins available for any extra functionality you might need. On that note… There’s a plugin for (almost) everything. Need a contact form? An event calendar? A newsletter sign-up form? Spam protection? Chances are there’s a plugin for that! And…read more