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Have you got a sustainable website?

Have you got a sustainable website?

I'm writing this on Earth day so it seems only fitting to share a tool that will help you to check how sustainable your website is.  As we move away from paper and towards digital it's easy to feel like we are becoming more sustainable but the amount of power required...

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5 excuses not to have an online course

5 excuses not to have an online course

Online courses are very popular and there are lots of great reasons to have at least one... they help establish your authority, they give you a different income stream and they can be a great way to help people who can't afford to work with you one to one.  But they...

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DMARC saying you have no reporting?

DMARC saying you have no reporting?

Following on from the changes to email marketing at the start of February (more about this here)a lot of people have set up DMARC but are still seeing issues. If you run your domain through an authentication checker you might see something like this: The yellow...

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What the SPF? Email Changes you need to know about

What the SPF? Email Changes you need to know about

*** This is an important blog for anyone who uses email marketing in their business. If you send email newsletters via an email marketing platform like Mailchimp, MailerLite, Active Campaign, Hubspot or ConvertKit (and many more) then it is important that you...

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Website Accessibility

Website Accessibility

Creating a beautiful, engaging website is hard work.  It's normal to pour your heart and soul into creating the perfect message for your potential clients and choosing the perfect photos to represent your business. But some users might not find it so easy to read the...

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Things I learnt from keeping sheep

Things I learnt from keeping sheep

I’ve been looking after our small flock of sheep for a little longer than I’ve been running a business…After a reflective start to the year I was feeling grateful not just for their lovely presence but also for all that we have learnt from being their guardians. Some...

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Are you using Google Analytics?

Are you using Google Analytics?

Google Analytics is changing. If you have a website using Google Analytics and haven't switched to the new Google Analytics 4 then you should probably take action! This post explains what you need to do and why... What is Google Analytics? Google Analytics is a tool...

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Boring but useful – how secure is your business?

Boring but useful – how secure is your business?

This is not a particularly entertaining post. BUT it is a very important one. At the time of writing this there has been war in Ukraine for around 3 weeks and during that time the number of cyber attacks on sites in Ukraine has gone up exponentially*. If things...

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I’m not setting goals this year…

I’m not setting goals this year…

And this is why.. In a previous life I was a programme manager. I took meaty, complex programmes, broke them into manageable projects and then broke them down into tasks which I tracked like a terrier after a mouse. I had Gantt charts and dependencies and weekly...

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