New Zealand Web Design & Marketing Blog

Tips For Boosting Local SEO

August 4th, 2014

For businesses with a physical location or storefront, there are two important kinds of SEO – one is targeting general keywords, but the other is all about capturing people looking specifically in your local area for the products and services you’re offering. Sites with local relevance are displayed higher on the search results page, especially… (read more)

Amplify Your Blog Content

July 15th, 2014

Once you’ve come up with an quality, engaging article for your blog and posted it, you may think your work is done. However leaving it at this point is like taking all that time and effort and running it into a brick wall. It immediately stops giving you any return or benefit, and its visibility… (read more)

Writing Content That Stands Out

June 4th, 2014

All marketers and SEO fanatics know the mantra “content is king”, but with this comes a new challenge. Populating your website with strong, keyword-driven words is easy enough, but with so much fresh content being posted every day for not only SEO but marketing purposes, you need to go the extra mile to stand out…. (read more)

Pinterest For Business

May 10th, 2014

There’s a lot of fuss being made over the main social media networks as marketing tools, but one that has gained popularity over recent years is often overlooked as an option for businesses. The reason for this is that its focus is slightly different from other social websites, and less about creating a personal profile… (read more)

Tips For Updating WordPress Safely

April 8th, 2014

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems in the world, and for good reason. Not only is it free, stable and easy to use, it receives the support of constant updates from its wide community of professional and amateur developers. While plug-ins are updated as the original creator finds in necessary, the… (read more)

Best WordPress Google Maps Plugins

April 7th, 2014

Almost all of us use Google Maps on a regular basis on our phones, tablets and when Googling locations, but you may be surprised to find how it can easily be integrated into a WordPress website as well. The wealth of data and geographical information it provides can be formatted and  inserted into pages in… (read more)

Start Of Year Website Checklist

January 7th, 2014

With the start of the new year freshly upon us, now is the perfect time to go over your web projects and do a little housekeeping. Sometimes things get out of date or pushed to the bottom of the to-do list, so it’s worth exerting a little effort to be able to begin 2014 with… (read more)

Best Free Graphic And Icon Sets

December 3rd, 2013

Having slick, professional looking graphic design is a huge part of what makes good web design stand out from the crowd. Ideally you would get these custom made for your website, but for many first-time site owners or small businesses the cost involved in commissioning design work can be a little bit steep. Fortunately there… (read more)

Tips For Boosting SEO Using Your Blog

November 12th, 2013

When it comes to SEO, investing time and effort to produce long term stability and results is the best way to go. Blogs have long been recognised as a pillar of building good strong rankings, as they produce high quality content that is genuinely useful – something search engine algorithms will always value. They do… (read more)

Google Analytics ‘(not provided)’ Keyword Data

October 20th, 2013

On September 23rd, Google flipped a switch that made all searches clicked on in its Search Engine Results Pages (SERP’s) “secure”. What does this mean for someone that runs a website? Well, for those website owners and managers who like to see what search term a visitor used to find their site, they will no… (read more)

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