Archives for August 2012

Alexa Website Ranking

Alexa calculates traffic rankings by analyzing the internet usage of millions of Alexa Toolbar users AND data collected from other, traffic data sources. The information collected is sorted and computed until Alexa get the traffic rankings shown in the Alexa service. The traffic rank is based on three months of historical traffic data and is a combined measure of page views and users (reach). Reach measures the number of users a website has. Typically reach is expressed as the percentage of all Internet users who visit a given site. How Alexa … [Read more...]

Well worth the investment, both in time and money

I attended Mick's Digital Marketing Awareness workshop, and I have to say it is well worth the investment, both in time and money. I think I came away with enough to keep me going for about 6 months! Mick is both knowledgeable about his subject and very approachable, and to say we learned a lot would be an understatement! I would suggest that this workshop is a must attend for anyone responsible for their business website, you would benefit hugely. A big thank you to MIck, really enjoyed the workshop and getting to know you better Julia … [Read more...]

Digital Awareness Course a must for on-line business

Delegate Testimonial: "Mick's Digital Awareness Course is a must for those who are serious about on-line business and social media. He delivers the material at the right level and speed and clearly has excellent knowledge and experience around his specialism. I can't wait to get started! Highly recommended" Tom Morrell, Director at Approaches for Performance Excellence Ltd. … [Read more...]

SEO Training Crammed with Information & Humour

Last Friday was the first time I've been in the same room as Mick that I actually got a chance to make the time to get to know him better. The occasion was a masterclass getting great SEO on a website and the effects of the new kids on the Google block (penguin, panda with a dose of caffeine thrown in for good measure!). Wow! Mick paced the training perfectly, crammed with information, good humour, and about thirty hints and tips which will enable me to move my own sites forward immediately, plus a lot more to show why it is so important to get … [Read more...]

Are you a virtual assistant working from home ?

Working From Home Series: Digital Virtual Assistant Working from home is the preferred choice for millions of people around the world, and for economic reasons this trend is set to increase. If you work from home and sell your services online, what differentiates you from your competitors and how do you find enough viable work? Final Question: What makes the difference between a low income home worker and a HIGH EARNING home worker? Digital Virtual Assistant In this article I am sharing my thoughts on Digital Virtual Assistants who choose to … [Read more...]

Bank to the Future. Finance For Entrepreneurs

The future of small business finance? Bank to the Future is an finance and investing enterprise for entrepreneurs devised by the creative thinking and action taking Simon Dixon. Utilising Bank to the Future Entrepreneurs can raise finance from a “crowd” of donors and investors in exchange for offering them rewards, equity and interest in their ventures. Bank to the Future offers individuals to buy into and manage a portfolio of investments in small businesses and entrepreneurs run by real people that offer you the opportunity for rewards, capital … [Read more...]

UK entrepreneur thinking about working from home?

Will UK Home Workers boost the UK economy The UK and global economy is forcing change in the way we work. There is a groundswell of new small businesses and the UK government has openly stated that they are relying on new small business and entrepreneurs to boost the British economy in the difficult years ahead. Are you a UK entrepreneur thinking working from home or renting an office? Thin carefully before renting office space. Working from Home by Choice or Necessity? There are many reasons why we choose to work from home ranging from, we can’t … [Read more...]

Amazing Visualisation Technology Created by Google

Google Pushing Technological Boundaries. My blogs are not politically motivated and I will rarely write about anything other than website design and online business development on this website. However I noticed this visualisation created by Google and was impressed not so much by the message as by the technology and the brilliance of the visualisation of the global arms trade. You have to hand it to Google, What they do well, they do brilliantly! Google visualisation of the Global Arms Trade The visualisation tool I am sharing with you was … [Read more...]

Is your Website Designed for Search and Confirmation?

Website Design, Usability and Search Sometimes people get so excited about website design and how they will be perceived by website visitors that they forget the purpose of their website and who their website is for. Also, when non-experts attempt to build their own websites they start from a position of little or no website design, usability or search knowledge and they make and compound costly mistakes from the start. Website Design, Usability and Search Whilst your website has to look good and represent your business with passion and pride, it … [Read more...]

The world is a reducing retail onion

I wrote this article exactly 10 years ago. Evolution is a disturbing factor in our modern society; the faster technology grows, the faster technology grows! It is essential that we take notice of what is happening around us today and make moves now to safeguard our future. Tomorrow will be too late. The world is a reducing onion when it comes to retailing. Manufacturers sell to distributors, who sell to wholesalers, who sell to retailers who serve more discerning and educated consumers. Retailing will change dramatically over the next ten years … [Read more...]

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