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Free tips for Communicating with Online Customers

Hey there, By now you know that I really value communicating with customers – it makes life so much easier having happy customers and happy customers make for a healthy and thriving business. Communicating with online customers who are in different time zones or simply have different hours to you can sometimes be a little […]

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A 24/7 Marketing Tool without Borders

Hey there, This week I’ve had orders from my website from 3 different continents and I love it. A website works 24 hours, 7 days a week, has no concept of borders or time zones and makes a small business an international business. If you’re wondering whether a website is worthwhile have a think about […]

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What do you want your website to do?

Hey there, When you’re creating a website you need to figure out what you want to achieve with it – what is the purpose of the site? Most sites have 2 – 4 purposes and as they mature the focus on the purpose evolves. For example when I first created a web presence for my […]

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Are Splash Pages Good for my Web Site?

Hey there, I’ve had some discussions lately about the value of splash pages. Splash pages are generally used by designers who want to generate a brand image and show case what they can do. Usually they have a fancy flash animation that runs for a length of time and requires particular software. Personally I like […]

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Are Frames Any Good for my Website?

Hey there, When you’re creating a website you’re often faced with the question of whether to use frames or not. Frames are a way of breaking up the area on the screen into different functions – usually one for content in the middle of the screen and another for navigation features. There can be 3 […]

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Keeping Visitors at Your Website

Hey there, One of the keys to having a successful website is how easy visitors find it to use. If it is difficult to use or is annoying then they leave very quickly. The home page needs to tell people the what, where, when, why, how, who of the site so they can make the […]

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Adding Forms to Your Website

Hey there, I wanted to create another free competition on my website so I had to bite the bullet and develop a working form. So I’ve finally broken through the mental barrier of working with forms for my website. I thought I’d share some lessons learnt. Yes, you do need to be able to read […]

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