Posts Tagged ‘web content’

6 tips to make your web content and blog posts easier to read

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Last week, I came across a blog post by someone new to blogging. I had a hard time reading it because there were no sub-headings or paragraph breaks. It was just one big chunk of text and the text was so small and the line space so tight I had a hard time taking my eyes from one line to the next as I read.

As a website designer, constantly on the lookout for web design inspiration, this wasn’t the first time I’d come across this either, so I decided I would write the following six tips in the hopes of helping others make their blog posts and web pages easier to read. (more…)

Make your website visitors feel more valuable instead of feeling like click bait

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Like meIf you’re a business owner looking to grow your online audience, adding social connect and sharing functions to your website are great tools. They enable your visitors to connect with you on your social media channels or to share your web content with their own audience.

However, these tools need to be added discretely. By that I mean, your content should be the main focus of your website, not the social functions; collecting followers and likes should not be to the detriment of your web content and should not be annoying or frustrating to visitors to your website. (more…)

10 quick and easy ways to update your web content

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

One of the best ways to keep your website fresh and interesting for your loyal visitors is to add new content. Not only will it encourage them to keep coming back on a regular basis but it will help your website stay at (or close to) the top of Google search results pages (provided you are using the right keywords in your content).

The type of website you have – static or content managed – and how much time you have available, will determine whether you can add or change content on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. I recommend changing your content at least monthly, but if your time or budget is limited, choose things that are quick and easy to change or add.

Below are 10 quick and easy ways to update your web content you might want to try. (more…)

How to create successful email campaigns to market your website

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

This morning, at the Guelph-Wellington Business Enterprise Centre’s monthly networking breakfast, I heard an interesting presentation by Shelley Reed of Reed’s Writing Block on how to create a successful email campaign to market your small business.

She gave some great advice and tidbits about maintaining your brand image, who to target, how often to target them and how to avoid your emails ending in the recycle bin or spam box. I thought I would share with you some of what I learnt during Shelley’s presentation.

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