Style your sidebar – top widgets for WordPress

Popular posts, special offers, latest products – inject some purpose into your website’s sidebar with a handy widget.

A widget is something that you might want to add to the sidebar of your website – it may be your latest tweets, or a slideshow of your Spring range. It could just as easily be called an ‘add-on’ or an ‘app’, but ‘widget’ it is. Read the full post for ideas on how you can spice up that blank space on your website.

5 tips for better results online

What’s the best way to make money online? 10 years ago you just needed a web address where you could publish the contents of your product brochure. But anyone can get a website now in just a few minutes (Getting British Business Online has a simple template and free sign-up process) and there are thousands of new sites set up every day – you need to do more than just ‘get online’.

Keep reading to for tips on getting results form your online activity.

5 step guide to starting a blog

“Blogging is using a new medium for what it is good for – connecting and interacting.” Quote from George Siemens, CEO of International technology company, Siemens

Blogging is still one of the best ways to drive traffic to your website, build your reputation and grow your customer database. But how do you go about setting one up and making it work for your business?

Website makeover 2

“It’s a wrap” is a Cornish company offering personalised gift-wrapped chocolate and sweets for weddings, birthdays, christenings and other special celebrations, run by sisters Karen and Nicola. Customers can upload their own artwork to the wrappers, their own messages and even their own photographs.

Karen and Nicola would like to drive more traffic to their site, generate more sign-ups to their newsletter, and raise awareness of their wedding favours and children’s party gifts. Here are some suggestions on how to develop their website: