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Photographing products for your shop

By Brendyn Montgomery / 24 September, 2018 / 0 Comments

Make your product look great Taking good product photographs can make the difference between selling a product online or not. If you are serious about your shop you need to make your products look great. We get given all sorts of images to try to fit into a shop products. Some are stunning and others […]

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Is WordPress Secure? A comprehensive data analysis by Kinsta.

By Brendyn Montgomery / 7 September, 2018 / 0 Comments

Security is the number one concern for most website owners these days. A hacked website can lead to lost traffic, downtime and expensive cleanup costs. WordPress powers a huge proportion of the websites on the internet so naturally it is a target for hackers. So is it really secure? Kinsta, a wonderful managed WordPress host […]

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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is coming, what you need to know

By Brendyn Montgomery / 16 May, 2018 / 0 Comments

The internet has been a great enabler for many businesses but in recent years there have been mounting concerns around data privacy. Facebook is currently in hot water over the transfer of millions of its user’s data to the third party Cambridge Analytica. There’s an ongoing investigation on nation states meddling in elections and large […]

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What is the best case style for headings on a website?

By Brendyn Montgomery / 5 September, 2017 / Comments Off on What is the best case style for headings on a website?

Go for readability every time Writing for the web is not just about the words; it is also about readability. Headings a subheadings break up your page and help people to skim read to find information of interest to them. So what is the best case style for headings on the web? I get a […]

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Launching Good Honest Content and our first course: writing for the web

By Brendyn Montgomery / 24 July, 2017 / Comments Off on Launching Good Honest Content and our first course: writing for the web

We’ve been hard at work with Niki Morrell, our copywriter, creating a new site that focuses on helping you get better at creating website content through training and helpful free resources and blogs. We’re proud to introduce Good Honest Content. Good Honest Content’s mission statement: Good Honest Content is a labour of love from copywriting […]

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Easy way to resize images for the web (on a Mac)

By Brendyn Montgomery / 5 July, 2017 / Comments Off on Easy way to resize images for the web (on a Mac)

Have you ever tried to resize multiple images for a website? One of the most time consuming things in building a website (apart from getting the final content from a client) is dealing with images, making sure they are of an appropriate size so they will load quickly and display well. In the past we […]

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Creating limited time offers with Facebook Ads, landing pages and credit card payment, a case study

By Brendyn Montgomery / 24 May, 2017 / Comments Off on Creating limited time offers with Facebook Ads, landing pages and credit card payment, a case study

GrabOne is a great website to discover local New Zealand deals and limited time offers. Many businesses use these kind of deal sites to promote discounted services and drive new business. However, for some businesses and products, making enough money from the campaign to make it worth your while can be a challenge (after you discount […]

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Keeping your WordPress website safe and up to date doesn’t need to be difficult

By Brendyn Montgomery / 19 April, 2017 / Comments Off on Keeping your WordPress website safe and up to date doesn’t need to be difficult

Your website is critical to your business You have a website that is crucial to your business. It generates leads, customers and revenue (or at least it should). It’s a channel through which customers, suppliers, potential new staff and partners will find you and engage with you. It is fundamental to the success of your […]

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Being authentic with your brand and web design

By Brendyn Montgomery / 28 March, 2017 / Comments Off on Being authentic with your brand and web design

I had an illuminating conversation with a colleague today about the state of online marketing and being authentic in brand and web design projects. Have you ever met a new person at a party and within a few minutes thought to yourself “I don’t really know them yet but they seem like a nice person”? Chances […]

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Increasing WordPress Website Security

Improving the security of your WordPress website

By Brendyn Montgomery / 15 March, 2017 / Comments Off on Improving the security of your WordPress website

Improving Wordpress website security is a lot like increasing the security of your house. It’s all about putting up fences and gates, putting locks on doors and windows and installing an alarm to let us know when something is going down. It’s also about making sure that those fences look good and don’t stop you getting into your […]

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