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What’s the best web hosting?

One of the questions I get ask A LOT is which is the best web hosting.  And I always recommend SiteGround. There are a few reasons for this and rather than write an essay, I thought I would show you behind the scenes so you can see exactly what it is I love about...

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5 essential keyboard shortcuts

5 essential keyboard shortcuts

Did you know that there are some combinations of keystrokes you can use on your keyboard that are like secret code for your computer? Known as keyboard shortcuts, they can save you loads of time while making you feel very professional! Instead of having to move the...

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Apple Privacy Policy is messing with email open rates

Apple Privacy Policy is messing with email open rates

Your email open rates are about to go up. And it's a bad thing. “What!” I hear you cry “I thought getting more people to open emails was a good thing?” And of course you are right but in this instance it is not because your readers are opening the emails but because...

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I hate Mailchimp

I hate Mailchimp

I hate Mailchimp. There. I've said it. I'm not usually one for hating things but after a recent foray into Mailchimp to help a lovely client migrate to MailerLite I realised that I do, in fact, hate Mailchimp. I have some very specific reasons for this which I'm going...

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Create personalised links using Pretty Links

Have you ever wondered how some people have a lovely zoom meeting link (think www.alicejennings.co.uk/meeting rather than something like this https://us02web.zoom.us/j/818387 If you have a WordPress site it's actually super easy to get this set up using a fab plugin...

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Supercharge your clipboard

Supercharge your clipboard

Copy and Paste is a super useful tool that you are hopefully familiar with. You can either use the right click on your mouse to access the copy and paste mini menu OR you can use the keyboard shortcuts of Control + C / V on Windows or Command + C / V on a Mac. But...

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Resizing Images

Can we talk about images? As I’m working through my website programme, teaching people how to build a lovely website of their own, one of the questions I get asked A LOT is what size images should be. The answer I tend to give is as small as possible but no smaller....

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3 ways to find free images

3 ways to find free images

Finding good images is something that everyone with an online presence needs to do. If you are lucky enough to have a natural flare for photography and a photogenic subject matter then you probably won't be needing stock photos but for the rest of us, we will need...

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Finding Fonts for your Business

When we think of branding the first thing we often think of is a logo or a colour but the font you use can also have a big effect on how people perceive your business. The art of creating fonts is known as typography. This is a useful thing to know because some tools...

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