https guideline

Changing your website from HTTP to HTTPS If you are hosting your client's website, check with your ISP if they have free HTTPS certificates or low-cost certificates. I recommend Xneelo,…

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Secure your site with HTTPS

Google announces HTTPS deadline! Google has announced a deadline for non-secure websites, this is when you are only using the http:// as part of your URL link instead of https://.…

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non-HTTPS

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Effective July 2018, Google’s Chrome browser will mark non-HTTPS sites as ‘not secure’ After years of pushing for 'secure by default' web sites, Google will identify insecure sites in the…

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Where Do I Start?

Web Design Choices??? A prospect contacted me about a website that they needed. She had spoken to a few companies, and had heard about something called 'SEO', and what about…

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Beware Uncapped

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Beware Uncapped ADSL

When I decided to switch over to using Showmax and now having canned them because it was mostly repeats and very old movies, I switched to Netflix. My downloads were truly like the Mweb ad, ‘mother buffer’, very slow, and extremely frustrating. YET, I was using an UNCAPPED line! I’d even migrated with Telkom from 2mbps to 4mbps. So why was I experiencing the dreaded buffering problem. Having phoned TELKOM and a few other ISP providers I wasn’t getting much help.

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what is seo

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What is SEO?
Web Design and SEO – Without it, you might as well not have a Web Site!

what is seo, seo, search engine optimisationWeb Design and SEO is crucial to a websites recognition on the internet, and without it you are simply wasting your time with a website as it’s basically invisible to browsers/search engines. Many clients ask ‘What is SEO?’  SEO is a means to be found on the internet by users and search engines, and ensuring that your content is about what it’s supposed to be.

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SEO Tips

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SEO TIPS – Exercise Caution when looking for SEO & Ranking Services:

Any discussion of SEO agencies and pricing isn’t complete without a few SEO TIPS about what to look for.  To help you guard against indiscriminate SEO businesses with unethical  practices, be cautious of the following promises:

SEO TIPS

Guarantees:  SEO firms generally can’t provide guarantees due to the constantly changing nature of the industry.

Instant results: True, some SEO tactics can get “faster results” by gaming the system. However, these can damage the reputation of your website.  Instant results often involve SEO practices that are against webmaster guidelines put out by search engines. Invariably, Google seeks out these techniques and penalizes the website which results in dropped rankings that can take a long time to recover.

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Mobile Friendly Responsive

Mobile Friendly & Responsive WordPress Web Design

Mobile Friendly web design is HERE . . .

Statistics prove that mobile devices are used to search as much as desktop in some cases. With enhanced WI-FI access in most cafes, airports and hotels, it means that if your site is not mobile friendly, (Responsive,) you most likely will lose a potential client.  Users are frequently in touch through their mobile device, using Social Media, Browsing the Internet, Opening Emails and even using Google Maps to find their way.

Mobile Friendly, Web Design and SEO, Responsive Web Design

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