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WordPress site compromised? You’re not alone.

WordPress site compromised? You’re not alone.

Ah, WordPress. An excellent platform, but one plagued by security concerns.  Earlier this week we were discussing WordPress with a client; its strengths and weaknesses, and what exactly the deal...

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Why a Facebook page is not enough

Why a Facebook page is not enough

Are you putting your content up on Facebook because your website is too hard to update? Here's why that might not be such a good idea. A number of times lately I’ve been talking to folks about...

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5 easy ways to improve your website today

5 easy ways to improve your website today

This post will help you make your website better. It doesn't take long to read, and it's things you can do right now. Everyone’s got a website. But most of us are caught in a cycle of ‘update...

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How to write better website content

How to write better website content

Writing more effective website copy is all about keeping it short and keeping it simple. Find out how with our 4 quick tips to improve your web copy. Writing for the web is a particular art,...

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How to plan a website that evolves with your business

How to plan a website that evolves with your business

Don't know how to ensure your website will still be relevant in three to five years? Put the crystal ball down - there is a better way. A few years ago now, I was in a planning meeting with...

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You don’t have to be a whizz with Photoshop to create better images for your website

You don’t have to be a whizz with Photoshop to create better images for your website

Not a whizz with Photoshop, but fed up with using boring stock images? We've come up with a list of tools you can use to create interesting images and layouts for your marketing - all with great...

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Integration gets interesting: social media and your website

Integration gets interesting: social media and your website

With Twitter celebrating its tenth birthday this year, here’s a quick look at how social media has changed the way we think about our company websites. A little history In the beginning we...

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Drones and such

Drones and such

Why remote controlled aerial devices are kind of the reason I work at Freshleaf, and a fly-on-the-wall view of the Freshleaf offices. When I first interviewed with Freshleaf, one of the reasons...

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The halo effect: how your website could be putting people off your business

The halo effect: how your website could be putting people off your business

The science behind how first impressions count and your website 'quirks' could be driving away visitors. Last week we talked about some of the ways that human psychology affects the way we...

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Four easy ways you can use the psychology of persuasion to improve your website

Four easy ways you can use the psychology of persuasion to improve your website

A look at how understanding the peculiarities of human behaviour can help you to make your website more successful for your business. Most of us, when we look at our own websites, don’t think...

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