Email marketing remains one of the most effective ways of engaging and reaching prospects, retaining customers, and encouraging them to take action. This post offers some tips on how to improve results from your email marketing campaigns and optimise performance.   1. Build A List   Prior to any email marketing campaign, you need to build an audience to send your email to by building an email list. Start by asking yourself why your audience would sign up for your emails,  then use this to build a list. This can be done any number of ways, from using a lead generation form on your site,...

One of the first questions we get asked by potential new clients is how long does SEO take? If you Google around you will see the general answer given here is between 4 to 6 months. But this is a bad answer. It is a generalised answer for starters and does not take your current situation or objectives into consideration. In this post, I am going to try and give you an overview of how to determine how long SEO would take for you. This will consider three key variables: current situation, objectives, and budget. Of course, you can always tackle...

So you’ve written a piece of fully optimised high-quality, valuable, relevant content that stands out and you’re ready to release it into the world for your content to be read and loved by your audience. Don’t make the content marketing mistake of leaving your amazing content on your site waiting for it to be read and the views to come pouring in. Unfortunately, it’s not a case of building it and they will come, you have to work hard to promote your content and get it in front of those who need to read it, otherwise, your hard work producing the...

Facebook has 2 billion users - that’s a big audience of prospects and leads waiting to discover your brand. Using the platform to advertise your business and its products and services can be a great way to hit your business goals. If you’re thinking about utilising this platform and believe this is the best place to tap into your customer base and online community, get familiar with what this involves and how to get the best ROI from your ad spend before you dive in, as this can get complex with the many options available. To help you get started with advertising...

Introduction   When it comes to doing bulk redirects on WordPress, your first action might be to download the first redirection plugin you see, as there’s plenty available. However, doing redirects this way isn’t the most effective way, and if you have a lot of redirects to do, it’s not the most time-effective either as most plugins don’t offer the functionality for bulk redirects. There is a better way of doing them, and it’s a lot quicker as well, in more ways than one. This way is a bit more technical than pasting your old URL into one field, your redirection URL into...