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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 […]

Why not to buy backlinks

July 28th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Search Engine (SEO)

Backlinking is a term that’s thrown around a lot in the world of SEO and internet marketing, but buying backlinks to boost your website’s search engine rankings is a bad idea – it could backfire badly and leave you worse off than when you started, with poorer rankings and a damaged reputation. What is backlinking? […]

Why a specialist web designer can see your business better than you can

July 21st, 2015
Charlie Street
Web & Graphic Design

Once upon a time, a local business meant local customers, and it was unlikely that your client base would reach much beyond the distribution area of the regional telephone directory. Now, a business is only as local as its web presence, especially if you are providing a service or product that can be delivered worldwide. […]

Get results with great content

July 17th, 2015
Charlie Street
Marketing

In days of old, search engine optimisation (SEO) was more of a science than an art. Stuff enough relevant keywords into a webpage or blog post and you would see its ranking improve – for better or worse, that’s no longer the case. Search engines’ bots would find the key terms used in a search […]

Can you Write Blog Posts to Please Customers?

June 26th, 2015
Lauren Reed
Marketing

It goes without saying that in marketing, blogging is one of the most effective techniques for your online success. As we are sure you’re aware, it’s a pretty big deal. But how can you get your blog on the right track to capturing the audience and leading them to fulfil the call of action? Media […]

Hello Bristol

June 15th, 2015
Lauren Reed
Company News

We are proud to announce our Bristol office opening. We made the decision to expand to the buzzing city of creativity, with the focus on our expert marketing team. In the last 12 months we have grown to help over 200 customers in Exeter, across the UK and globally. Why Bristol? Bristol, like Media Street, […]

4 Steps to Conquering Writer’s Block

June 11th, 2015
Lauren Reed
Website Advice

When content writing sooner or later the inevitable writer’s block kicks in. First of all don’t fret, this doesn’t make you a bad writer, it happens to everyone, no doubt Shakespeare was even victim of the dreaded writer’s block. To overcome your brain’s ability to think of a collection of words to form a sentence, […]

Easymatch Estate Agency Software Review

June 2nd, 2015
Colin Harrison
Business News

Easymatch is one of the only truly cloud based sales, lettings and property management software systems on the market. It has 3 front end products, Easymatch Start Up, Easymatch and Easymatch Pro, all of which can host their Property Management bolt on. We had a few initial questions regarding their claim to be ‘ultra-reliable’ and […]

Website Marketing Strategies: Which Work Best, For Who?

May 8th, 2015
Ian Sheard
Marketing

Web-based businesses are ten for a penny these days, the internet and the digital realm being regarded within practically every industry and field as the contemporary key to professional success. As such, whenever a site is being launched or an existing site is wishing to re-brand or release a new product, a sound approach to […]