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Minimalism is cool but it doesn’t generate leads

Minimalism is cool but it doesn’t generate leads

With my graphic designer hat on, of course I love clean, minimalist websites. They're often the ones that grab attention and win awards. They're a great way to make a bold statement about brand, too. What is a minimalist website? It's one with very little written...

Minimalism is cool but it doesn’t generate leads

With my graphic designer hat on, of course I love clean, minimalist websites. They're often the ones that grab attention and win awards. They're a great way to make a bold statement about brand, too. What is a minimalist website? It's one with very little written...

Get started with PPC

If running pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns is on your list of New Year's resolutions for 2019, our partners over at ROAR Digital have put together a handy five-point checklist to help you get started. 1. Goals Be clear about what you want to achieve with your marketing...

Making Tax Digital: The juggernaut continues

Check out the stats on the monthly UK searches for ‘Making Tax Digital’: the term has been averaging more than 8,000 searches a month this year, and massively spiked to 18,000 last month. (Stats via Ubersuggest). If you have an opinion piece hiding up there in your...

Google reviews: a new feature

Before choosing which restaurant to book, what hotel to stay in, or any big purchase, the chances are that you’ll check out reviews online. And a five star rating is likely to sway your decision. Social proof plays a really important part in deciding who to do...

Mobile-first indexing

During 2018, Google starting rolling out mobile-first indexing, a change that responds to the growth in mobile browsing and their efforts to reflect this. With mobile-first indexing, Google wants to use the mobile version of your website when indexing and ranking your...

I have done my buyer personas, what’s next?

There's no point spending time crafting personas and creating valuable insights only to take no action. You have to use them to drive your marketing campaigns. You know the type of customer you want. Now it's time to use your freshly gained knowledge and go out and...

Google Analytics: Why accountants should use it

You've got a new website with all the bells and whistles, spent weeks tirelessly working on search engine optimisation and perfecting your marketing strategy. You sit back, cross your arms and wait eagerly to reap the rewards. But what's to say any of it was even...

Redesigning a small brand part two: the big plan

Not read part one? Catch up here A rebrand isn't something you knock off on your own in an afternoon with a notebook and a packet of felt tips. It needs time, and a talented team. When we wanted to rebrand PracticeWeb in late 2018, I carved out time for members of my...

Business insights: October edition

We have been back on UK Business Forums digging through the posts from the last month to pull out conversations small businesses are having that you need to see. First, while of course we know you are friendly bunch, it seems that an initial appointment with an...

Content marketing for accountants

When we talk about content marketing, we mean the process of creating engagement with your accountancy firm by providing material that is genuinely helpful for clients and prospects.

Our new eBook will help you take the next step in producing content for your practice's website.