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Choosing, editing and optimising images for accountancy websites

Choosing, editing and optimising images for accountancy websites

Imagery is a key part of any successful web design but sourcing graphics, illustrations or photography can be tricky if you're not a designer, marketer or editor. Don't worry – it's not necessarily as complicated as it might seem. This is a practical guide to finding,...

Short names are big news

Short names are big news

Google My Business is the function that powers those handy boxes that pop up after you search for products or services in your local area. They're a powerful tool for accountants to connect with potential customers, as long as you take the time to get your listing...

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Why it pays to be a professional

Why it pays to be a professional

PracticeWeb recently asked 100 SME owners: ‘What do SMEs want from accountants?’. The survey found that by far the most important quality, selected by 52% of respondents, was professionalism. Download the full research report. Honesty, reliability, respectability and...

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Building a challenger brand: Rise

Building a challenger brand: Rise

“Working with PracticeWeb has been a hoot. Nothing less than really good fun. If one gives over completely to the process – and it really is a process – then it can get really get quite creative. “What has emerged is really quite impressive. They have a multi-layered...

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The closure of Google+

Back in 2010, Google+ was launched as an attempt to create a social media platform to rival that of Facebook. While it has been by no means as successful as its more established counterparts, it still had a community of dedicated followers. With so many existing...

‘Meet the team’ pages for accountancy firms

The team page on your website isn’t merely functional and deserves as much thought and attention as any other. Done right, a good ‘meet the team’ section sends important signals to clients and prospects. For example, even before anybody reads a word, it can make an...

Mobile responsive websites: time to get serious

In March 2018, Google announced the rollout of mobile-first indexing, which meant the version of your website viewed on a smartphone or tablet became the main event, not a sideshow. I wrote about this at length last year but wanted to take a moment now, with a full 12...

Keywords for accountants: understanding SEO

Search engines have been part of everyday life for most of us for the better part of two decades and as a result, so have keywords. Keywords are the terms people search for and that lead them to one website or another. When someone types something like, ‘accountants...

What do SMEs want from accountants?

In our latest research, based on a survey of small business owners and operators, we shed light on what SMEs really expect from accountancy firms.

We hope you find it insightful.