7 Really Bad Web Design Features You Should Avoid

Web design is something that many people only think about when first setting up their site online.  They may spend hours, days or even weeks pondering over the best placement of a logo, or what colours go well together.  Whatever it may be, once a site owner is happy with […]

8 Online Guerrilla Marketing Ideas For Your Website

We recently published a great post over at Bizzebee.com (another site I help run) listing some Facebook marketing tips for local businesses to use.  These tips focused on some Guerrilla marketing ideas and techniques that you can use to help raise the awareness of small businesses.  Well that post got […]

Where To Find Copyright Free Images For Your Blog

I think most people believe that blogging is all about writing.  Whilst that is obviously important, blogging is also a very visual medium.  You need to engage with your audience and grab their attention with striking images and graphics.  But where do you find free images for your blog?  Well […]

How To Add A Custom YouTube Thumbnail To Your Video

I recently published a post about why featured images are important for your blog posts.  That got me thinking about videos, particularly YouTube videos that you upload to your own channel.  Uploading a custom YouTube thumbnail for a video can encourage more people to click on and watch it, so […]

HELP Writers Block!!! Learn How To Cure Writers Block For Good

If you are a regular writer, you will have at some point faced the dreaded writers block.  Thankfully there are plenty of tools and tips that you can use to get inspiration, no matter what you are writing about.  In this post I thought I’d go over some of these […]

Why A Featured Image Is Important For Your Blog Posts

There are three important parts to every post; the post title, the content itself and the featured image!  Whilst many bloggers concentrate on the content and title, a lot overlooked or forgot about the featured image.  Every post needs one, as that helps to attract people to click on and […]

10 Top Free WordPress Plugins

It’s been a while since my last post about WordPress plugins, so I thought it was about time to write another as I have found a few gems for you to use.  One of the reasons I love WordPress so much is because there are literally tens of thousands of […]

How To Speed Up A Website – Case Study: SmartPartyPlanning.com

After our post about how to speed up a website load time, I received quite a few comments (on the post and on social media) from people sharing their website speed score.  I had mentioned that I had managed to get this site from a score of 70/100 to a […]

How To Optimize Images For The Web

After publishing our guide to speeding up your website load time, we received a few questions from people asking more about how to optimize images.  So, I thought it would be good to put together a quick post to help. Images can be pretty big files, which can ultimately slow […]

Should I Make An Infographic?

Every blog has them, every blog needs them, every blog wants them. What am I talking about? Infographics! What are Infographics? Infographics are not new and have been around for many years. The term Infographic, (short for Information Graphic) is basically a term for a graphical visualization or a representation […]