Archive | February, 2011

Ziphost – Protect your website from malware

To cut a long story short – if you want to protect your online presence from hackers, and avoid getting banned from Google, then you can do a lot worse than host your website with Ziphost, our sister company.

Yes, this is a bit of shameless self promotion, but we want people to understand that unlike almost every other hosting provider in the UK, Ziphost provide an extra level of protection by offering SecurityBoost on ALL hosting accounts. Read More…

WordPress for absolute beginners – Part 1 (Pages and Posts)

Understanding WordPress, Pages and Posts

This article isn’t for coders, geeks or professional website developers. It’s for you – the erstwhile businessman (or woman) who is desperately trying to understand WordPress in the most basic terms. No technobabble – just an executive overview, if you will, but with enough facts to help you understand how WordPress can help transform your interweb thingy into an effective tool for keeping your existing customers interested, and winning new ones to boot!
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The importance of great testimonials

SEO – a means to what end?

So, you’ve got a website with some form of content management. You are forever tinkering with it – adding a page here, modifying some copy there. All of this is great, particularly from a search engine optimisation point of view. Keeping things fresh is one of the best things you can do.

Maybe you’ve spent a few hundred quid (or more) on improving backlinks to your website – you’ve worked feverishly on facebook, and twitter to try and put your website on the map.

However,  improving your search engine rank is really only a means to an end. Don’t become so obsessed with attracting visitors, that you don’t have anything interesting to say to people who actually drop by! Read More…