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8 Reasons Why You Need A Mobile Device Friendly Website

September 8th, 2014

Mobile devices make up a significant portion of daily Internet usage, and this number only looks set to increase into the future as we integrate smart phones and tablets further into our lives. If you had a high street shop and 10 people out of a 100 had a bad experience, you’d probably do something… (read more)

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)

Avatar Ltd Acquires OnPage1 Media Ltd

April 9th, 2014
Avatar Ltd acquires OnPage1 Media Ltd

We’re pleased to announce that Avatar Ltd have acquired OnPage1 Media Ltd on January 24th, 2014. Both businesses are based in Christchurch and over the last two months Avatar has been meeting with new clients and merging the teams. The acquisition enables Avatar to expand out it’s capabilities in SEO and online marketing, as well… (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)

Why Setting Website Goals in Google Analytics Is A Good Idea

April 4th, 2014
Why Setting Website Goals In Google Analytics Is A Good Idea

Just like hiring an employee and setting goals about what you want that person to achieve during their work day, it is important to set measurable goals when it comes to the performance of your website. Using this analogy again, if you employed someone to promote your business by selling a product, and they made… (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)

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