fbpx

The Go Sitebuilder Blog

Our Featured Posts

How to make your first online sale
Ecommerce

How to make your first online sale

If you’ve already set up your online store, congratulations! You’re ready to start selling. We’ve come up with a few ways for you to get your store out there and make your all-important first sale.

Read More »

Latest Posts

Categories
Female in smart casual wear working on laptop while sitting near window in creative office or cafe
Online security

Step by step guide on how to install an SSL Certificate

Having a SSL certificate is of paramount importance for your online business. Not only does it show that people can trust you, but it also ranks you higher on Google’s search engine, as it tells Google that your website won’t put users at risk.

Read More
Middle aged blogger updating her business blog via her smartphone while working remotely in a cafe.
Blogging

Why Do I Need a Blog For My Business?

Although blogging may seem like a hobby only suitable for teens who dream of becoming social media influencers, it is an invaluable tool if you want to expand your business. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, blogging is essentially writing an online journal or informational post which is then uploaded to your site – a bit like an article that you might read in a magazine.

Read More
Working woman on laptop trying to make her website look more professional with her son reading a storybook. Both sitting on a grey sofa in a living room.
Website design

How can I make my website look more professional?

A professional web design ensures that the traffic flow to your website will want to remain, exploring what else you have to offer. With a strong web design, it is easy to make your online business appear all the more professional.

Read More
Female sat at a coffee shop high table using her laptop to update her Go Sitebuilder website. She is wearing a sleeveless white blouse and has curly hair
Website design

What are the best free tools available for web design?

In the modern age, it is vital to have a website with high-quality design. Shoddy web design will no longer cut it with users: according to Stanford’s Web Credibility Research report, 75% of us will judge a business’ credibility based on their web design alone. It is also important to have an original and unique design: there is an endless number of online websites, and thus standing out from the crowd is a great way to distinguish yourself from others.

Read More
Smiling Male Waiter Serving Group Of Female Friends Meeting For Drinks And Food In Restaurant
Bar & Restaurant

Why Your or Bar Restaurant Needs a Website

Nowadays, word of mouth isn’t normally enough to keep new customers flowing into your bar or restaurant. Considering that 75% of consumers who were surveyed said they chose a restaurant to dine at based on its search results, it is paramount that you have a good, accessible website.

Read More
Relaxed, female small business owner designing her website at home
Website design

How Can I Make My Website More Visually Appealing

Just as you wouldn’t want to go into a shop filled with clutter, or dine in a restaurant with dirty dishes and glasses littered all over the table, visitors to your site won’t want to stay for very long if your website looks visually unappealing – regardless of what you have to offer. Thankfully, there are many great website builders out there for you to use, which offer an easy, cost-effective way to build a beautiful website.

Read More
Happy African American accountant at a meeting with a couple
Accountancy

Why I should build a website for my accounting firm

By setting up a website, customer numbers can increase and it is easier to show your services without setting up lengthy meetings or phone calls. In fact, 85% of people do online research before paying for services, and if your firm isn’t online, then people simply won’t find you!

Read More
Female photographer building an image gallery on her website with a laptop
Photographer

How do I build a strong photography portfolio?

Building a photography portfolio isn’t just building a website to upload all of your favourite pictures and hoping that people will engage with them. There are many different approaches to exhibiting your photos in a way that will highlight the quality of your work, and we have put together a list of top tips so that your photography website will stand out from the crowd and showcase your skill.

Read More
Wide angle shot of a restaurant interior of the bar counter and shelves of alcohol behind the bar.
Bar & Restaurant

What every bar or restaurant website should have

Well designed websites will showcase your food and drinks to the highest standard, enticing customers with beautiful images and informative menus. This blog explores the different features which are key to creating an effective website for your bar or restaurant.

Read More
How to edit the images you use for your website
Photos & Images

How to edit the images you use for your website

The visual aspect of website design can attract or turn away visitors, therefore when creating your website it is important to choose images that create an impact and relate to your brand. Here are some considerations we think are really important when ensuring your website leaves a lasting impression.

Read More
Group of three females sitting on steps outside and relaxing after running in their sports club
Sports Club

Top tips to attract new members to your sports club

If you have a sports club whose members are dwindling, you want to reach out and flex your marketing muscles to get more members! Finding new people isn’t as difficult as it sounds, you just have to consider your potential new members; what do they want and where will they be looking?

Read More
Female food blogger vlogging her latest recipe
Blogging

What is blogging and how can I start my own blog?

Many successful websites will run a blog alongside their main site to generate more interest and share their ideas. Creating a blog section to your website can be an effective way to gain customers by building up a rapport with visitors on your website. Blogging can also be a good way to communicate news surrounding your business such as awards or new products.

Read More
Online store owner writing an address on a package
Selling online

How to start a small independent online store

The number of small independent stores creating an online presence is ever increasing. With a wide range of potential customers to reach and easy cost-effective ways to reach them, there has never been a better time to start an online store.

Read More
Male photographer on a laptop making a website
Website design

How can I make my photography website stand out?

In a saturated market such as photography, designing a website that stands out from the competition is incredibly important. Whether you are a wedding photographer or a visual travel blogger, creating a website that reflects your personality can result in new clients. If you are looking for ways to make your photography website stand out then read on!

Read More
Sports Club

How to build a website for a sports club

A website dedicated to your team is a great way to get more visibility for your club, whether that is to attract more fans to your page or to bring in potential new members. We’re going to have a look at the most important things your sports club website will need in order to thrive.

Read More
Birds eye view of a table full of plates of colourful food with people sat either side of the table
Bar & Restaurant

How to Attract Customers to Your Bar or Restaurant

If you have a love of food and drink then going into this industry could really play to your skills. However, it is important to have some kind of strategy in place so that you can attract customers into your establishment. If you don’t know where to start, then follow our tips to ensure you advertise yourself in the right way, to the right customers.

Read More
Black male lawyer dressed in a suit is sitting on his sofa at home working on his laptop and viewing some paperwork that he's holding in his hand
Lawyers

How do lawyers market and advertise themselves?

Marketing your services is one of the most important things you can do for your business. If done correctly, you could be able to draw in endless numbers of potential clients to your site. We have comprised together a list of ways to help you build your online image, making your marketing strategy that little bit easier.

Read More
How to make a successful wedding photography website
How to guides

How to make a successful wedding photography website

If you are a wedding photographer, your most important tool – apart from your camera – is your website. This is where potential clients come to see your previous work, decide if you are right for them and check out your prices. The success of your business could depend on it.

Read More
Close up, side angle view of a laptop on a desk displaying some photo editing software
Photos & Images

What are some good online photo editing sites?

If you’re looking to edit your photos, but you don’t want to waste precious hard drive space downloading software to do so, then try out these photo editors that you can run direct from your browser! They’re fast and convenient, and perfect if you’re editing images that you will use online – if you’re building a website for example, or posting to social media.

Read More
Caucasian male with a long beard is sat at a desk in front of a laptop editing photos with camera equipment surrounding the laptop
Photos & Images

How to edit the images you use for your website

Rather than just focusing on the content of the images, it’s vital to make sure that you take into account other aspects, such as file type and quality to really highlight your website and make it stand out from your competitors. Here are some considerations we think are really important to take into account to make your website leave a lasting impression.

Read More
A male photographer wearing a loose, casual white shirt is stood at a desktop computer editing images whilst a photoshoot is going on in the background
Photos & Images

The best tools or websites to create images with text

Often an image can portray everything you want to show for your brand, a concise way to represent an idea or a product. With high levels of competition for views on your website it is important to have features that stand out and may be different from other brands similar to yours.

Read More
Female's hands resting on the edge of a desk editing images for her Go Sitebuilder website. A coffee is also on the desk
Getting started

Do I need to know Photoshop to build a website?

Adobe Photoshop is both an expensive tool and a daunting prospect if you’re new to editing images. Best of all – you don’t need it! A successful website can be created without Photoshop. Read on to discover how!

Read More
What is the best free photo editing software?
Images

What is the best free photo editing software?

Got an image that would be perfect for your site if only it wasn’t just a little too dark? Or are you looking to grayscale an image to have as a classy background? Either way, you’re going to need a photo editor, but if you don’t want to pay the monthly fee for Adobe Photoshop, then we’ve compiled a list of some of the best free editing software you can use to make your website look amazing.

Read More
Over the shoulder shot of a female business owner sat at a desk looking at a calendar. Also on the desk is a mug and notebook and pen
Digital Marketing

What day of the week should I launch a website?

The moment you unveil your new website can have a big impact on its performance in the early days. It’s important to pick the right date to premiere your website, but choosing the right day is not always that straightforward. Here is some advice on how to choose the right date and day of the week to launch your site.

Read More
How to make your first online sale
Ecommerce

How to make your first online sale

If you’ve already set up your online store, congratulations! You’re ready to start selling. We’ve come up with a few ways for you to get your store out there and make your all-important first sale.

Read More
A caucasian female potter leaning over a workbench adding finishing touches to a piece of pottery. She is wearing a white strap top with a black apron on top
Ecommerce

How to overcome common obstacles to selling online

Being able to satisfy your retail therapy needs from the comfort of your own home is one of the joys of the modern age. This is why having an online business is now of high importance: selling online reaches customers worldwide and thus your potential target market is endless. If you’re nervous about selling online then read on – we’ve shown you how to overcome some of the barriers to starting an ecommerce business.

Read More
Male dressed in blue fixing a bicycle in a bicycle shop
Ecommerce

How to start selling things online

Have you been thinking of setting up an online shop but not sure where to start? We’re here to help, with a handy guide on what you need to think about before you take the plunge into e-commerce.

Read More
Female photographer sat at a desk with a laptop and image prints and a camera
How to guides

How do I create a photo gallery for my website

Having a photo gallery is an important visual stimulator when viewing a website. It adds colour and vibrancy to a website, meaning viewers are more likely to explore different sections of your site. In addition to this, a photo gallery adds a personal touch to your website: your online business becomes less robotic and more relatable.

Read More
A group of three young entrepreneurs at a desk looking at a tablet device the male is standing and looking over the shoulders of the two females sat down
Photos & Images

Where can I find stickers to put on photos

Adding stickers to your photos can be a fun and quirky way to liven up your image. Whether you’re starting up a blog or building your own online business, stickers add a contemporary and relatable edge to any image, making it individual to you. And the best thing about customising your photos with stickers is that it is completely free and super easy to do!

Read More
Female photographer sat in front of her laptop holding her camera uploading her new photos to her Go Sitebuilder website
Photographer

How difficult is it to build a stock photo website?

As a beginner, building a stock photo website may seem like a daunting prospect. Yet it is not as difficult as it seems. Stock photography is essentially commercially sold photography. As the demand for photography is so varied, your potential client list is limitless. This guide will show you that you don’t need to be a professional to build a stock photo website. You can be successful without any prior knowledge of the stock photo market by following these tips!

Read More
Black female food blogger taking a photo in a cafe wearing a light blue shirt and red hair bandana
Hints and tips

How to stamp the copyright logo to my images

Imagine: you’ve spent lots of time creating the perfect image to upload onto your soon-to-be website. It is eye-catching, unique and perfect for your online business. But, although this image is legally owned by you, the internet is a dark place and someone snatches up your image for their own purposes. Suddenly, your image is no longer identified with your online business. All that time and effort spent sourcing this image is wasted.

Read More
Female relaxing on a grey sofa whilst using her mobile phone to run her business from home
Getting started

What kind of online business is the most profitable?

Whilst starting up an online business seems daunting, it is not as difficult as you may think. People from all backgrounds can create a successful online business, and not all online businesses demand a vast amount of time or money for them to be profitable. As long as your content is of real value then there is a market out there for you.

Read More
Male wearing a short sleeved blue shirt is sat at a desk typing on this laptop. He has a black watch on his right wrist and a notebook and pen is next to the laptop
Images

What is the best tool to optimise images for the web?

Optimising your images before you post them onto the web could be the make or break of your online business. If your image isn’t optimised then your file size is larger, slowing down the speed of your website. This could dramatically affect your search engine optimisation (SEO) ranking – the slower your website, the more likely your image will become congested in google image search traffic.

Read More
Close up of a person's hand holding a mobile phone as they check their emails
Domains & emails

What are the most common email domains?

Email is the most important form of communication for businesses. It is versatile and quick, allowing anything from a quick chat to finalise a plan to a long-form explanation of a service with multiple attachments. But are the most common email domains, and what are the pros and cons to each one?

Read More
Young female sitting on a mattress in a trendy bedroom on her laptop and listening to music through headphones
Website essentials

Can I host my own website?

Hosting your own website is possible. It can be quite an entertaining and rewarding experience, but it’s definitely not for everyone. All you need is a Windows or Linux machine, and you can upload some HTML files to a folder and host them on the internet all by yourself!

Read More
Young black male entrepreneur studying marketing strategies for his new online store. He is sat at a desk with a coffee and laptop, writing in a notebook
Digital Marketing

What online courses platform can I use to learn marketing strategies for ecommerce?

Having an ecommerce site allows you to keep an eye on analytics, which makes marketing strategies easier to design and implement…unless you’re a complete novice. If you’re setting up your online shop but haven’t the foggiest on how to make the most of it, then you can take a MOOC (massive online open course) to quickly learn the fundamentals. We’ve put together some of the best MOOC options.

Read More
How can I sell things fast?
Ecommerce

How can I sell things fast?

Creating a successful ecommerce brand revolves around building trust and a loyal following, which doesn’t happen overnight. But if you do need to sell things quickly, we’ve put together a few tips to help you get your products off your hands!

Read More
Female business owner accepting a package from a delivery person.
Ecommerce

How can I sell things online for free?

Maybe you already have an online store where you sell your products, or maybe you’re just starting out in the ecommerce world. Either way, online marketplaces are a great option to diversify your customer base and increase your income, as you can capitalise on the site’s already-existing loyal audience.

Read More
Young male sitting in his pottery shop in front of a laptop and writing notes on how he is designing his website. He is wearing a black and white striped top and has glasses
Website builders

Top tips for designing your own website

Designing your website is an exciting moment for your company, and really lets you flex your creative muscles! But it’s not just making a beautiful design, although this is important to create a good first impression for your potential clients. We’ve put together a list of top tips of things to think about for your website to help make it look professional and help bring traffic to the site.

Read More
Two female entrepreneurs sitting side by side. One is holding a mobile phone and on is writing on a notepad. Both are looking at the notepad with a laptop in front of them
Business costs

How much does it cost to pay someone to build a website?

When looking to create your own website, one of the options is to pay a web developer to design it for you. This will require minimal technical input from you and will result in a website that is tailor-made to you and your company’s needs, but it comes at a cost.

Read More
Female ecommerce business owner boxing up new orders she's just received through her online store. She is casually dressed, leaning over a white table, looking at her laptop
Ecommerce

What are five benefits of selling online?

If you’ve already got a brick and mortar shop or you’re just starting out in the ecommerce world, selling online is a great way to expand your company’s reach. If you’re not sure whether it would be beneficial for you, we’ve put together five benefits of selling online that could help you decide.

Read More
A male and a female sat at desk, looking at a laptop. The male is wearing a red hate and pointing to the laptop. The female is looking at the male.
Getting started

How long does it take to build a website?

You’ve decided your company needs its own website, and you’re ready to go. But how long will it take until you launch your website and welcome its first visitors? The answer to this question varies considerably depending on the way you decide to build your website, and the features you want to include.

Read More
A male and female coffee shop owners sat in their shop at a table adding up their monthly costs
Business costs

How much does it cost to build a website?

It’s impossible to answer the question of how much a website will cost without first working out what you need from your website. There’s no point in shelling out thousands of pounds for a custom-made website if you’re just going to be uploading blogs, but equally, you won’t be able to rely on a free website-builder if you need online shopping capability. Let’s have a look at the basics that you’ll need to think about, and how much they’ll cost.

Read More
Male sat at a desk updating his Go Sitebuilder website via his mobile phone. His laptop is also in front on of him on the desk
Domains & emails

Which domain extension is right for you?

Deciding on a domain name is an important step to building your website, but what about the domain extension? The extension can signify what sector a company operates in and it’s important to choose one that is relevant for your business.

Read More
Male business owner working from home and using his laptop to update this Go Sitebuilder website. He is wearing a blue v-neck t-shirt, sitting at a desk that has a mug, notebook and hard hat on.
Getting started

Can you build a website for free?

If you’ve got a product, you need a website. If you’re just starting out, though, is it worth shelling out a monthly sum for a paid domain when there are so many free options available? We look at the pros and cons of free website builders.

Read More
Female small business owner is leaning over a table in her clothes studio to reach her laptop. She is building a professional website with Go Sitebuilder.
Getting started

How can I build a professional website

Just seconds after clicking on a website, you’ve already made an irrevocable first impression. According to web credibility research, 75% of users admit to making judgements on a company’s reputation based on the website design. So, how can you wow your users in the first few seconds of landing on your homepage?

Read More
Caucasian female working from home in her kitchen. The kitchen is white with a dark wood surface. She is wearing a casual denim shirt and has notebooks, pens and a camera on the desk next to her
Getting started

What you need to start building your website

Thinking of building a website for your company but don’t know where to start? It’s easy to get bogged down in the details of what you do and don’t need, but we’ve compiled a handy list of key things you should think about to create a great website in line with your brand.

Read More
Female florist wearing a pink t-shirt and apron is working on her laptop to improve her business website's SEO
SEO

Can you do SEO yourself?

The words “search engine optimisation” may sound overwhelming to you, but they don’t have to. There are numerous resources available both on and off the web that are here to help you create a successful SEO strategy; one that you can execute yourself! So, yes – you can do SEO yourself – and here are some reasons you should.

Read More
Male wearing a blue, white and red checkered shirt is standing in his kitchen looking at his phone and making a coffee
Getting started

How to go about launching a digital product

To launch a digital product, it’s very helpful to have a digital presence. You can create this digital presence in one of several ways. You can do it through social media, online advertising, or you can do it by publishing a blog. But the thing that underpins all of these methods and makes it easy for interested parties to be aware of your digital presence is a website. A website is a place to tie it all together and express yourself with your customers.

Read More
should I use .com or new .co.uk
Digital Marketing

Launching a new website – should I use .com or .co.uk?

All .co.uk websites show that the business deals with customers based in the United Kingdom. All .com websites show that a company deals with customers on a global scale; therefore, they may lack tailor-made services for local customers. Sites with country codes like .co.uk command the market in their respective countries but have little to no effect in others. This article is here to break it all down a little more.

Read More
Core Features to Look For in a Site Builder
Website builders

Core Features to Look For in a website builder

When you launch your website, you are sending it out into the world wide web to be seen by your audience, and new ones too! Go Sitebuilder helps you build your confidence in site launching, even if you are not a professional site designer. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of what you should do to help you have a successful launch!

Read More
Young, male entrepreneur using his mobile phone to launch his new website
Digital Marketing

How to launch your new website the right way

How you launch your new website is important and we want to help you do it right. Your launch can impact on how many people visit your site, and whether they return in the future. Here are some effective strategies to get your website launch on the right path to success.

Read More
Male business owner reviewing some paper work in a stylish, light office with exposed brick work
Digital Marketing

What is the best day to launch a new website?

When setting the launching day of your site, you need to be aware of the schedule of your clients. In most cases, sites depend on employed people. Therefore, you have to understand their common behaviour in terms of workload, personal time, and attitudes towards the days of the week.

Read More
Female small business owner working at home and using her laptop to help her business rank higher on Google. She is sat on the floor of her living room, leaning against a grey sofa.
SEO

How do I get my website to rank higher on Google?

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is one of the best organic (FREE) marketing tools your brand should be employing. In short, if you do it well, then you will appear higher in Google’s rankings which, in turn, should hopefully drive more internet users (who have searched a term surrounding your business/product) to your website. There are lots of tips and tricks that businesses have tried to employ to help them rank higher on Google. Let’s take a look at some of the most effective

Read More
Achieving success in digital marketing
Digital Marketing

How can I achieve success in digital marketing?

Digital Marketing is important in today’s world, but it needn’t be daunting. There are some simple ways to use it to make your products and services more successful. People love a good story, so use a website to tell the story behind your business. Be personal and talk about how you were inspired to start up, people will feel they can understand and relate.

Read More
Female electrician working on a construction site.
Electrician

How do I promote my electrician business website?

In today’s world websites are your first impression, and with a beautiful and sleek website, you’re sure to make a good one. Once you have built your website, you’ll want to promote it in order to attract more customers to your electrician business. Here are some expert tips that will help you get some more exposure.

Read More
Dual heritage female business owner using her phone to update her website's SEO. She is casually dressed standing in her kitchen wearing glasses and drinking coffee
SEO

How to kick-start SEO for your new website (in 4 easy steps)

If you’ve recently completed building a website for your business, or you’re thinking about doing so, you might be asking “how do I start SEO for my website?” Search Engine Optimisation is no easy (or fast) task, but there are things you can do to give yourself the best chance for success. Here are 4 steps to help you kick-start your SEO strategy.

Read More
Female small business owner sat on her sofa at home with a hot coffee planning her SEO strategy on her laptop. She is casually dressed and smiling
SEO

Important first steps to make a new website SEO-friendly

If you’re a new website owner, the whole world of SEO can feel intimidating. You don’t want to get lost in the buzzwords, conflicting advice, and confusing link-building strategies – it doesn’t have to be that hard! With a little bit of advice and planning, you’ll be an SEO in no time. We’ve put together a few simple key points to make your new site is SEO friendly, and we promise it’s easier than you think!

Read More
Male looking at mobile phone whilst holding reading glasses. He is working from home and his young daughter can be seen eating at a table in the background.
Digital Marketing

How do I get my new website noticed?

Building a new website is an exciting time for any business. Putting it out on the internet for people to see can be just as fun. But how do you make sure people are seeing it? If you want your site to really stand out from the crowd and achieve its greatest potential, it needs to be as visible as possible.

Read More
Young, female florist writing out the costs of launching her new brand in her flower shop alongside her laptop. She is wearing a black and white striped top.
Business costs

How much does it cost to launch a brand?

One of the main starting points of any new business or new product or service launch is to create a ‘brand’. This will form the foundation of the website you use to attract and retain customers, and any other sales and marketing tools you use. You’ll use your branding as a fun way to stand out from the crowd. But, how much does it cost to launch and promote your brand?

Read More
Close up of a woman's hands typing on a mobile phone.
Digital Marketing

How to get the most out of a new website launch

There is nothing more exciting than having a website that is ready to go. With all of the design, thoughtful content and hard work you’ve put in you’ll want to start sharing it with the world. But how do you make the most of your launch? There are a few steps you can make to get the most out of this time, and the best part is, we’ve already written it down for you!

Read More
Nine people stood in a line, leaning against a brick wall and using their mobile phones
Digital Marketing

How Can I Make My Website Famous?

A website is a powerful, essential marketing tool you can use to raise your profile and increase your sales, but if no one is actually visiting it, it’s never going to achieve the results you want. Luckily, there’s plenty you can do to change that, and while making your website famous might be a bit of a stretch, you can certainly drive more traffic with just a few simple steps.

Read More
Female working from home on a laptop and tablet device whilst drinking a hot drink. She is sat at a table with her living room in the background
Getting started

How do I launch a website for free?

There are various free website-building services out there that allow you to build a website quickly and get published in a matter of minutes. You just need to find the right one for your needs and get stuck in. Bear in mind, however, that free sites typically mean a limited service, and there will probably be ads on your site to cover the host’s costs.

Read More
A female of dual heritage is sat in an office meeting room wearing a casual denim shirt creating a website launch checklist
Checklists

What is a website launch checklist?

Before you launch your website it’s essential that you have completed all the necessary steps ensure that everything is working properly. No one wants to go to a website and see that something is missing or that a website address is broken! Creating and using a website launch checklist will ensure that everything is up and running as it should be before you invite the rest of the world to look at your site.

Read More
A man and a woman standing over a table looking at a piece of paper. The male is wearing a casual denim shirt and holding a pen. The female is wearing a white t-shirt and is standing slightly in the background
Website design

What is crucial for effective website design?

A beautiful website will leave a great impression. There are a lot of different directions you can adventure into when designing a new website. We’ve put our heads together to give you this easy to follow list that will help you create the most effective website design.

Read More
Side view of a person wearing a dark jumping sitting at a desk typing on their laptop
Checklists

8 things to do before launching a new website

If you’ve just designed your new website; congratulations! Now you must be eager to launch and share it with the world. Here at Go Sitebuilder, we know how important the time leading up to launch can be. That’s why we’ve put together these 8 steps that will help you start off on the right foot and head towards success.

Read More
Birds eye view of two females sat down at a table drinking tea. A doughnut is also on the table.
Getting started

3 ways to find an online start-up business partner

Finding another entrepreneur or sometimes even a group of entrepreneurs is always a great way of beginning your start-up. But, how do you meet them? How can you find people who share the same interests as you, along with the passion for business? It may seem hard, but we’re here to break it down. We’ve compiled a helpful list with 3 ways to assist you in finding your new online start-up business partner!

Read More
An electrician standing on an extended cherry picker raising his arm towards a telegraph pole in the distance
Electrician

What are the 5 best electrician website designs

Electrician websites are all over the internet, but there are some that truly stand out from the crowd. It can pay to examine what these businesses are doing that is working so well, so that you can emulate some principles and make them your own. Here are some of the best in the world of electrician website designs for you to take a look at

Read More
Electrician's circuitboard full of colourful wires and tools surrounding it.
Electrician

How do I improve my electrician business?

If you work as an electrician, chances are you’ll be operating in a highly competitive industry. Finding ways to improve your business is key to help you stand out from your rivals. Here are some useful tips to take on board.

Read More
gositebuilder
Electrician

How much does it cost to start your own electrical business?

If you’re a qualified electrician who is looking for their next challenge, or you believe you can earn a better income by starting your own business, understanding the costs associated is important. From buying the rights to your business name to considering expenses, there is a lot to think about when starting up, but we’re here to give you a hand!

Read More
Female sat at a window next to some white flowers writing in a notebook.
Digital Marketing

What to do after launching a website?

Now that your website is up and running, you may be wondering ‘what’s next’? There are plenty of key tasks that you’ll want to get started on right after launching your site to help it become a success. Here are a few carefully selected actions that will help you get you started on the right path.

Read More
How to get your website on Google
Getting started

How can I get my website on Google search?

Submitting your website to the Google search engine is an important part of increasing your traffic. Once it is submitted, your site will be able to appear on the Google search results page, but the real battle is getting it to rank highly in your potential customers’ searches. Here is a guide on getting your website to appear in Google searches.

Read More
A small row of people all holding their mobile phones
Digital Marketing

How do I attract customers to my website?

Your beautiful website has been designed and published, and now you want to share it with your customers. We have some tried and tested techniques that will have you driving traffic to your website in no time! Here are some easy-to-follow strategies for attracting customers to your website

Read More
Close up of a mobile phone displaying some social media analytics. A green plant is in the foreground and background.
Digital Marketing

How do I launch a new website on social media?

Whether you’re an established small business or you’re fresh off the starting blocks, in today’s world it all starts with a website. From there, it’s about getting the word out – and what better way than social media? So, if you’re asking yourself how to launch your new website on social media, this quick guide is for you!

Read More
Male sitting at a desk next to a large vase of pink flowers. He is wearing a dark blue shirt and using a laptop
Digital Marketing

What are the best digital marketing launch strategies?

Launching your website creates a new, exciting opportunity for your business. It’s your chance to share your unique story with the world and start growing your business online. Launch day is an opportunity to get people talking about your site so make sure you capitalise on this with a great launch strategy.

Read More
Male working from home Dad holding his baby whilst working on this laptop
SEO

The absolute beginner’s guide to SEO for new website owners

If you’ve recently built a new website, or you’re still tossing up the idea, there’s one topic you that’s worth brushing-up on – SEO. In a nutshell, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the process of making certain changes and optimisations to your website so that it ranks higher in search results. This quick beginner’s guide should help you hit the ground running.

Read More
Person sat at a desk using a laptop and wearing a mustard coloured jumper
Digital Marketing

How do you launch a new brand?

When you’re launching a new brand into the market you will want to make a big splash! Ideally, you’ll be putting out something that is going to make people stop and take notice – ensuring you are the brand or business they remember. Here are our top tips on how to launch your brand with maximum effect.

Read More
Launching a website
Blogging

4 fool-proof ways to drive traffic to your new website

There’s nothing quite like launching a fresh, new website – especially as a small or new business. After all, your website is part of your public image and your most important digital marketing asset. But, what happens after you’ve hit the publish button?

Read More
Website launch campaigns
Digital Marketing

What are the best new website launch campaigns?

Have you thought about how you’re going to share your beautiful new website with the world? The best way to introduce your new website is with a launch campaign. A great launch campaign can help new and existing customers discover your business website and start turning visitors into customers.

Read More
Events websites
Events

3 inspiring event website designs and must-have features

Are you looking to create a stand-out events website? If you’re starting from scratch, or simply looking to freshen up an existing website, it’s a good idea take a look at some of the industry’s best for design and content inspiration. Check out three of the UK’s biggest event websites!

Read More
Female sitting on the floor up against her sofa working on her laptop
Digital Marketing

The step-by-step guide to SEO audits for new websites

Creating a new website for your business is an exciting, rewarding, and motivating experience. Once you’re happy with the look and content of your website it’s time to launch and start bringing in new leads and customers. One great way to start off strong is with a Search Engine Optimisation audit.

Read More
Website Launch Plans
Digital Marketing

How do I promote my new website launch?

The launch of a new website is an exciting proposition for any business, but in order to ensure it goes off with a bang, you will need to plan and execute the pre-launch process carefully. We’ve put together a list of tried and tested expert tips to follow to help you promote your new website.

Read More
Building an electrician business
Electrician

How to start your own electrician business

Have you really hit it off with your clientele or developed your skills to an exceptional level? Or, maybe it’s just simply time to make a change. Whatever your reason for starting your own electrician business, this is an exciting time, so, where do you start? We’ve put together a list of 4 simple steps to have your electrician business up and running in no time.

Read More
Choosing the easiest website builder
Getting started

What is the easiest website builder for beginners?

Deciding to build a website can be a daunting prospect. After all, you may not know where to start. For a beginner, using a website builder is the quickest way to create one as you don’t need to know about coding or website design. Before diving into constructing your own website you’ll want to understand a bit more about them and how they work.

Read More
Black male sat at a desk building a website online with Go Sitebuilder
Getting started

What’s the easiest way to build a website?

Whether you’re starting a new business or simply have a hobby you’re passionate about, a website is an excellent way to share it with the world. But, when it comes to actually build a website, the options can seem a little bit daunting. If you’re looking for the easiest way to build a website, this article is for you.

Read More
A woman choosing the best website builder
Website builders

What is the best website builder?

If you are looking to build a website to create a personal online presence or to launch a new business idea, you’ll want to get the best one you can for an easily affordable price. Of course, there are literally hundreds of website builders to choose from so it can be somewhat confusing in terms of knowing which one to use. So, here’s our take on it.

Read More
Woman shopping online
Ecommerce

Creating a website for selling products

With more and more people choosing to shop online, having a website where you can sell your products is an invaluable way to increase your customer base. But, with so much competition on the internet, priority should be given to how you create and design your eCommerce website if you want it to succeed.

Read More
Building a social media following
Uncategorized

How to build a social media following for your business

Social media success it’s not quite as simple as throwing a profile onto each of the platforms and hoping for the best – there’s a bit more to it than that. So, if you’re a little behind when it comes to social media for business, here’s how to start building a following.

Read More
Male smiling at a business event
Getting started

How do I make an events website?

If you’re looking to make an events website, there are various considerations you should bear in mind when designing your site, to achieve the highest outcomes.

Read More
gositebuilder
Photographer

How do I make a photography website?

Having a website is an important tool for any photographer, whether you’re new to the business or an established brand. But, how do you go about creating a website where your images can do all the talking?

Read More
The importance of digital marketing for small business
Digital Marketing

The importance of digital marketing for small business

If you’ve already taken the leap into small business ownership, you may be struggling with getting your name out there and bagging clients – that’s where digital marketing comes in. Here are the main reasons why digital marketing is so important for small businesses today.

Read More
How to make a physiotherapy website
Getting started

How to make a physiotherapy website

As a physiotherapist, your website should not only showcase your services, but it should exude reassurance and professionalism. Here are some aspects to think about when creating your website to evoke the right kind of image.

Read More
Beauty Salon Website must-haves
Beauty & Salon

3 must-haves for your beauty salon website

When you operate a beauty salon website, you need to have certain elements, content or sections on your website that helps new customers to find you and convince them to make an appointment. Check out these three key elements that you must-have for your beauty salon website

Read More
Archiving and reusing social media posts
Uncategorized

How to archive and reuse social media posts

The organisation of your social media accounts is imperative. New updates, posts, and tweets are going to be happening all of the time, and often across numerous users and departments. This is why you need to make sure you keep an accurate record of all this activity.

Read More
Building a Restaurant Website
Bar & Restaurant

Why you must have a menu on your restaurant website

Many people consult a restaurant website first before deciding to book a table. For this reason, getting your site spot-on is crucial to win potential customers over to visit your eatery. While there are plenty of elements that go a long way to ensure your restaurant website hits the right mark, including menus on your site is especially important.

Read More
Side hustle tips
Side hustle

Four tips to help you turn your side job into your career

More people than ever now have internet-based businesses, or “side hustles”, to boost their monthly income. If you’re one of these people, you probably want to turn your side job into your career at some point – but how do you do that? Here’s a quick guide to achieving this goal.

Read More
Starting a hypnotherapy business
Getting started

Starting a hypnotherapy business

Hypnotherapy is a life-changing form of therapy. It uses specialised techniques to help patients find the root of their anxieties and curb any unwanted impulses. If you want to set yourself up as a guiding light to clients, then these are some pointers you should consider.

Read More
Creating an online store from scratch
Selling online

How do you create an online store from scratch

Selling online has never been easier. There are numerous routes to market that will allow you to have a successful and profitable career as an eCommerce business owner. To be successful, you need to start a store from scratch and for this, you need to think carefully. So, here are a few quick steps for you to consider when starting your online store.

Read More
Three must-have features for any beauty salon website
Beauty & Salon

Three must-have features for any beauty salon website

Beauty is big business, but in this competitive field, standing out from your rivals is vital if you want your beauty salon to succeed. Having an eye-catching website that is informative, useful and easy to navigate are essential starting points for any beauty business owner.

Read More
Website building entrepreneur
Getting started

A guide to website sections

Creating a website is easier than ever with pre-made sections, but what are they? Use our simple guide to learn what different website sections are for – and how you can use them to create an effective website in no time.

Read More
Product photography tips
Digital Marketing

How to take great product photos

When you’re selling products online, it’s absolutely vital to show them off with professional-looking, accurate images. We’ve rounded up our top product photography tips so you can get started today.

Read More
Getting started

What is SSL and why is it important?

You might have seen the term online, but what is SSL? Why is it important? and should you be worried if your website doesn’t have it? We’ll answer all these questions for you in this blog.

Read More