How to cite sources in a blog post

Leah ClarkeContent Marketing

So you’ve written a great article drawing inspiration and quotes from other bloggers, but have you given credit where credit is due? Have you avoided any breach of copyright and have you followed the sharing etiquette expected in the blogging sphere? Find out what’s expected in this post. Read more.

Adapt fast with an online store

Leah ClarkeOnline Store, Video Conferencing, Web Design

For small business owners, having a strong and functional online presence has never been more important. It’s not just physical products we need to be selling online, but our services and our time. At The Web Composer, I’ve introduced a number of heavily discounted small business rescue packages to help businesses adapt and respond to the new way of doing business in isolation. Read more.

Integrate Zoom with your online store

Leah ClarkeVideo Conferencing, Web Design

Did you know that Zoom Video Conferencing can be integrated with your WordPress website to create bookable products selling your time? At The Web Composer, we can integrate Zoom into your website and a booking system so that Zoom meetings will be automatically set up when a customer purchases an associated online product. Read more.

Why wireframe a website

Leah ClarkeWeb Design

Do you need a website wireframe, mock-up or prototype? So you’re looking to build a new website and developers are talking about wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes. But what exactly are they and which type do you need, if any? When it comes to building a website best practice denotes that us designers should test the usability of a site before we get into the nitty gritty of coding. Marrying the backend of a website to its user interface can take time and expertise. So it makes sense to design the front end or user interface first and test to see … Read More

What makes a great logo

Leah ClarkeContent Marketing

We see them every day: quality logos that become etched in our minds. With the blink of an eye we’ve summed up the company behind the name. And what’s more, we’ve often decided if they are worthy of our custom with barely a conscious thought. And those are just the logos we notice. Hundreds of others pass us by, never garnering our attention but instead falling by the wayside in an increasingly saturated consumer market. So what is it that makes one logo stand out over another? A simple symbol, font, emblem or name can drive decision making that amounts … Read More

How to write blog posts fast

Leah ClarkeContent Marketing

Writing Fast

The average blog post takes 3 hours and 16 minutes to write. Meanwhile professional bloggers can complete a 500 word post in under 2 hours. How long does it take you? The make or break of a successful blog is momentum. And building momentum takes time and dedication. Dedication, of course, is easier maintained when the time commitment decreases. So read on for some tips on how to write blog posts fast. Read more.

How to write blog posts that stand out

Leah ClarkeContent Marketing

Red text saying Stand Out

Did you know that over 2 million blog posts are written every day? According to research conducted by advertising technology firm, Technorati, there are more than 8 million blogs online and a new blog is posted every 7.4 seconds. These numbers were calculated back in 2010, so seven years on it’s safe to assume they’ve grown. How do you cut through this noise and write blog posts that get read? We’ve got some simple steps to help you write posts that are relevant and attention grabbing. Read more.

Get subscribers From Facebook in 2 easy steps

Leah ClarkeContent Marketing

Did you know you can convert your Facebook fans to subscribers with no need for them to ever visit your website? That’s right, you can embed a signup form on your Facebook page that adds subscribers to your marketing list. What’s more, it’s easy. You can start collecting subscribers direct from Facebook in less than 20 minutes, no coding needed! Read more.

Build your own website or go pro?

Leah ClarkeWeb Design

DIY Neon Lights with Website Graffiti

To DIY your website or not too? That is a question to which there is no universal answer. But there is a wrong and right answer for you. DIY decisions are often made with dollar savings in mind, sometimes these decision pay off, but other times they can prove costly in the long run. Take our DIY Website Questionnaire to find out if you’re up for DIY Website challenge or if it’s time to call in the pros. Read more.