We think using a local web design and digital marketing agency when creating or recreating your website is the best way to go, and here are 5 reasons why…
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With billions of the world’s websites using WordPress, how can you ensure your information is truly secure against hackers?
Running a sale or approaching a national holiday? Fear not! Here are our handy hints & tips on how to prepare your eCommerce website for increased traffic…
With millions of apps available to download every day, you may be wondering: why does my business need an app?
In a world where almost everyone uses the internet on a daily basis, how important is brand reputation online?
The way in which websites were designed and built is very different now to how they were designed and built even 10 months ago, let alone 10 or 25 years ago. As technology advances and the way we access the internet evolves with these new technologies, so does the way we make websites. As a result, the theories behind the future of web design are always changing too.
Digital Marketing for small businesses proves cost effective, presents a clear ROI, and can help you reach millions of people (potentially) with minimal effort.
Whatever your business, whatever your ethos, always consider local first; building your brand reputation, fostering customer loyalty, and growing your customer-base within your immediate location.
In our expert, yet humble, opinion SEO and content marketing go hand in hand; handily, you can’t really have one without the other. Which is great, because both are integral to a growing and successful business and its online presence.
There’s one thing every business we work with has in common; understanding the importance of web design.
SEO is something incredibly valuable that can support your business to grow; your sales increase and your brand awareness reach new heights, particularly locally.
Pay Per Click and paid advertising isn’t just good for attracting new customers, it’s perfect for attracting existing customers too, and here’s why…
These days, selling at Christmas isn’t just about the atmosphere you create in your shop or premises, it’s about how you present yourself online. And where, in Europe, 19.3% of online sales made throughout the year happen at Christmas, you’d be mad not to want a piece of the online action!
Posting on Facebook is great, but, as you’re posting something on Facebook, why not pause for a second and think: “could this Facebook post be more than just one little post?” 8 times out of 10 the answer is most certainly “yes! It certainly could”.
Email marketing is a great tool; it’s cost-effective, drives traffic to your website, and promotes brand awareness… but only if people open the emails you send!
Here, we take the time to explore what constitutes bad web design, what makes for good web design, and how we can help you make it all better
We talk about it all the time in the digital world, but bounce rates are the difference between a healthy website, and a dying one; keeping your bounce rate low, and your traffic high is the winning combination.
We talk of social media a lot; the reasons to use it, the benefits behind it, and the opportunities it can unlock. Social media has changed the way we go about our daily lives and, as a result, has changed the way information is relayed and consumed. In recent years, the importance of video has been completely redefined, and here, we discuss our top 5 reasons to use video…
Social media is massive. With over 1.5 billion active users on Facebook alone; sending 3 million messages every 20 minutes, and sharing 205 photos every day, there are hundreds of reasons why businesses should be utilising the power of social media to grow their customer base. And there are just 10 reasons to use social media…
Auditing keeps your business at the top of its game – making sure you know exactly what you have achieved, what you are achieving, and what direction you’re heading in to continue that achievement.
When we consider that 3.5 billion searches are conducted through Google every single day – about 40,000 every second – this starts coming together, giving us a total of a massive 2.8 billion searches made through mobiles. Now, it was only a few years ago that Google changed its rules around mobile technology and search results; deeming any website that wasn’t responsive – or mobile friendly – destined not to appear on searches made with mobiles. So, in light of this, here are our top 5 reasons your website should be responsive…
Once considered an elusive platform for elite writers, celebrities, and those in the digital inner-circle, blogging is now the go-to outlet for any successful business – and these are our top 5 reasons to keep a blog.
It’s an undeniable fact that exciting advancements in mobile technology over the last few years have changed the way we go about our daily lives; when we want to know the answer to something, we ‘Google it’, when we want to catch up with the latest news, we turn to the BBC News app, and when we want to shop… well, these days, we simply open up our favourite shopping app and get down to business! So, how have apps changed the way we shop?
Arguably once the overlooked ‘younger brother’ of social media tools, Snapchat is now one of the most popular apps around. And this is why you should never underestimate the power of Snapchat, and how businesses can use Snapchat to grow, interact with customers, and portray the right message to the right people!
With the launch of the iPhone 7 & iPhone 7+ last night at the long-awaited Apple Keynote, the media spotlight is very much on this revolutionary business – the evolution of the iPhone; what they’ve so far achieved, and what’s next – as they continue to pave the way for mobile technology, and push the boundaries of what’s possible.
Once a special occasion reserved for the richest members of society and their lavish lifestyles, photography is now an integral part of everyday life, and the importance of photography in marketing should therefore never be underestimated.
SEO, or Search Engine Optimisation, is a way of creating and curating content to ensure your website gets found high up on search engine search results for words and phrases relevant to your field.
Who prefers receiving an email these days to getting a phone call? We reckon most of you busy business owners and MDs reading this today, as you sip your morning coffee and contemplate the day ahead. Emails can be really effective in gaining the attention of your chosen audience, and as such, the benefits of email marketing are vast.
If you’ve never before ventured into the world of content marketing, the concept can seem a little daunting – like a foreign land you’re first stepping onto – but with our expert hints and tips, we can show you exactly how to start content marketing, and how simple, and effective!, it truly can be…
Let’s face it, we’re all a little bit Facebook mad! And as social media platforms dominate audiences’ personal lives, digital marketing – the beautiful stuff we do so well here at Webkick – has followed suit; fast becoming one of the most effective ways to reach new & existing audiences, instantaneously. So… Now, we hear you ask – what are digital marketing channels?
Engaging, shareable, and relevant content forms the foundation of any successful business’ marketing strategy; it is content that drives Search Engine Optimisation – Google’s first love – and it’s content that raises your business’ profile, gets customers talking, and keeps your business at the forefront of audience’s minds.
You may remember recently we shared with you the news that Webkick were supporting local business Let Me Drive You private hire service to celebrate their 5th year in business.
The beginning of summer marks not only the beginning of a new season, full of new opportunity, new customers, and a whole lot of sunshine (we hope!), but also the beginning of festival season.
As you will know if you follow our work, here at Webkick, we’re really passionate about supporting local business, investing in the community, and generally giving back; all this on top of our day-to-day work, delivering great looking, minty fresh websites and effective digital marketing strategies for our discerning clients.
On 23rd June, between 5pm and 8.30pm at The White Hart, Andover, we’ll be supporting local private hire service Let Me Drive You to celebrate their milestone 5th year; providing luxury chauffeur-driven travel to some of the area’s most discerning individuals.