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How To Redesign A Website And Not Lose Your Ranking

I speak to so many business owners that desperately need their website redesigned but are terrified of losing their existing rank on Google, Bing and other search engines. Without causing alarm, they're right to be concerned. I've witnessed websites that have previously ranked well on Google simply fall out of the search results following a [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Website design|0 Comments

Should I Use Google Adwords?

I get asked about Google Adwords a great deal by a diverse group of clients and if I'm honest the answer I give is slightly different each time depending on the type of business. Earlier this week  beauty blogger Karen from "Liverpool Lashes" mentioned me in a blog post, this was then shared on various [...]

By | May 15th, 2014|SEO Articles, Websites for local business|1 Comment

What is Flat Web Design?

You may have heard the term "flat design" and wondered what it was. Well before I tell you let me confuse you even more. Flat web design is the follow on trend from skeuomorphic web design. Confused? Good! In a nutshell, Skeumorphic design is a term used to describe the period of web design / [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Website design|0 Comments

Basic SEO Guide – Keep It Simple

I've lost count of the number of times that I've been asked to look at the SEO of a website only to find the same thing, A client who has worked with a web designer to create a lovely looking website only to be disappointed that it isn't showing in the search results for any [...]

By | May 17th, 2013|SEO Articles|0 Comments

The Future Of SEO

This article was originally published in October 2012 and was revised in January 2013. 2012 was the annus horribilis for SEO professionals and website owners alike. No sooner had the Google Panda update drawn first blood, the Penguin update came along with an uppercut. Several more updates and refreshes throughout the year landed some blows and [...]

By | January 12th, 2013|SEO Articles|0 Comments

SEO For Bing

In January 2012 I wrote an article entitled "Don't Ignore Bing When Planning Your SEO", I thought today may be a good time to revisit the topic. Experian Hitwise have just announced that the Google UK Market Share fell below 90% last month for the first time in 5 years. This represents a fall of [...]

By | November 8th, 2012|SEO Articles, Websites for local business|1 Comment

Why is my website not showing in Google?

"Why is my website not showing in Google" is a question that web designers and SEO consultants get asked all the time. You're very lucky if your new website makes it to page one straight out of the box. It happens, but it's rare. If you fancy doing a bit of DIY SEO then this [...]

By | July 24th, 2012|SEO Articles, Websites for local business|1 Comment

Google Engage

Gwiz Web Design St Helens are pleased to announce that we are now members of the Google Engage programme. This initiative is run by Google to educate website owners to the benefits of Google Adwords through agencies who provide web design and SEO services to small and medium size businesses. Despite a large part of [...]

By | July 23rd, 2012|Website design, Websites for local business|0 Comments

The importance of ongoing SEO

SEO isn't something that you do once and forget. The front page of Google™ has limited spaces available. Do a search for your most key search term and look at the sheer number of results. Everyone of those results belong to a company or organisation who all desire their website to be on page one [...]

By | January 16th, 2012|SEO Articles, Websites for local business|0 Comments

Don’t ignore Bing when planning your website SEO

Microsoft for years have dominated world technology, to be fair it has rested on its laurels for the past few years as smaller and more innovative companies explored new ideas and advances. The market for computing needs changed rapidly with the introduction of smartphones and now iPads and similar tablets and yet Microsoft didn't seem [...]

By | January 3rd, 2012|SEO Articles|Comments Off on Don’t ignore Bing when planning your website SEO

Website design – Less is more

Cast your mind back a few years, can you remember when pretty much every website design had a flash intro with a loading message. You'd have a little text link saying "skip"? Thankfully the web designers trend to flaunt technical prowess has now largely subsided as the big players (and the enlightened) realised that the [...]

By | November 10th, 2011|Website design|0 Comments

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