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A simple guide to creating perfect landing pages

September 1st, 2015
Charlie Street
Website Advice

Landing pages have two vitally important roles. Firstly, they introduce visitors to your business. Secondly, they act as gateways to the rest of your website. It is absolutely imperative, therefore, that your landing pages are well designed and user-friendly. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of simple web design tips that will help you build […]

How to find better pictures for your content

August 25th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Marketing

There’s no reason to settle for low-quality photos for your internet marketing content. All too often, people fall into the habit of performing a quick Google image search to find something without copyright restrictions, and limit their selection to the first page of results. Here are some simple steps to finding a better class of […]

Why use Advanced Custom Fields in WordPress

August 24th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Website Advice

So you’re building a new website and you want to have content in different places across your new web page, the way that I would achieve this would be to use Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), it’s a free plugin for WordPress that allows you to create unlimited fields (text, images etc.) and then load them […]

Marketing Creative and Communications Executive Wanted

August 20th, 2015
Colin Harrison
Company News

 PR | Social Media | Researcher | Writer | Blogger Wanted in Bristol! Having offices in both Exeter and Bristol we’re looking to expand our Bristol marketing team. We fuse creativity, strategy, data and marketing ideas to create brilliant content that builds brands. Our clients include local SME’s such as builders and dentists, as well […]

3 common myths about business blogging

August 18th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Search Engine (SEO)

If it’s done well, blogging can help cultivate goodwill, generate leads, and send your site higher up the SERPs. But while there are some great tips out there for aspiring business bloggers, there are also some commonly-repeated maxims that simply don’t stand up to scrutiny. At Media Street, our professional SEO team know how to […]

Is blogging the best local SEO?

August 10th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Search Engine (SEO)

There are a number of different ways a local business can boost SEO, but blogging is consistently crowned as the most effective in terms of pounds spent. If you’re looking to boost your profile, there are all manner of clever tricks that can be employed as part of an overall internet marketing strategy. Local landing […]

How to Export contacts from Outlook

August 6th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Tutorials

Exporting Contacts from Outlook. Open Outlook 2010 and click File > Options. When the Outlook Options window opens, click Advanced. In the right pane, click the Export button. In the Import and Export Wizard window, select the Export to a file option, then click Next. Under Create a file of type:, select the Comma Separated […]

How social media can increase your sales figures

August 4th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Social Media

In internet marketing circles, the 21st century has been all about social media and an increasing number of businesses have taken to the variety of channels available to communicate with customers and, ultimately, increase leads and sales. In only a few years we’ve moved from the position where businesses who fully utilised the relevant social […]

Does your web content talk at or with your visitors?

July 31st, 2015
Ian Sheard
Search Engine (SEO)

If you think back to your days as a student, in school or beyond, you’ll quickly remember those teachers and lecturers who talked at you – but probably won’t remember much of what they had to say. Equally, you’ll also remember the ones who involved you – and will probably be thinking of occasions when […]

The golden rules of homepage web design

July 29th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Web & Graphic Design

Your homepage is the beating heart of your website; it welcomes viewers to your business and provides access to the rest of the site. It’s therefore vital to make sure that it’s absolutely perfect. That might seem like a lot of pressure, but there’s no need to panic. If you follow our three golden rules […]