What is above the fold

What is above the fold

On a website, above-the-fold refers to the portion of a webpage that is visible without further scrolling or clicking. The idea is that this content gets the most attention.

42 websites for free stock images

44 websites for free stock images

I get asked all the time – where do you get free stock images that I can use in my blog or Facebook page or some other document. I am always on the lookout for good quality free stock images as well. You can trawl Flikr for royalty-free images. For some of the images, you […]

SEO Benefits of WordPress Sites

If you are a small business you will want your website to rank high on the search engines. If you are on the first page on Google it means more traffic for you – which translates to more sales. There are specific methods to go about this. It has to be ongoing & tweaked as […]

Web 2.0 Web Site – part 2

This is a continuation of my last post” Why your business should have a web 2.0 website” I hear this often when I tell my clients to use social media to get more leads –“I’m too old. I don’t understand  Social Media stuff.” Social media is another networking method. Think of it as a cocktail […]

Why Use WordPress?

The dashboard is very user friendly. Even if you are not tech savvy it is very easy to use. There are thousands of plugins to extend the functionality of your website. Example – gallery, calendar, forums, polls, ratings and so many more. As your need arises you can add these functions. Standard compliant – WordPress […]

WordPress Sites For Small Business

All businesses must have a webisite these days. I am not saying this because I am a web designer. The following reasons are compelling Your website is an online brochure. (24/7) People can check out your services/products before contacting you A great marketing and advertising tool Lends credibility to your business. Use it to send […]

Create Killer Graphics In Less Than Five Minutes

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I tried on the online image creation program Snappa a few days ago. I needed to update my cover image for Facebook and Twitter pages.  I read about Snappa from a marketing email that I receive. The email said that I could create an image for my blog or social media in less than five […]

Page Speed Optimisation- the final frontier

Patience is a virtue – but not very prevalent.  Your prospect or customer measures the performance of your site is in New York seconds. If the site does not load very very quickly. he/she clicks away very very quickly. This result – another potential opportunity is lost. Waiting for a website to load is no […]