High-quality images can make a huge difference to the appearance of a website. If you have a Content Managed Website that you can update yourself or you are keeping a blog, then you may be looking for great photos on a regular basis. It might be tempting to take a look in Google images, find the perfect picture and “borrow” it for your site. You know that picture will make your page “sing” and you don’t have anything similar yourself, so where’s the harm?
Google’s Zineb Ait Bahajji , a member of the Webmaster Trends team, was quoted today as saying that the mobile-friendly ranking algorithm Google will launch on April 21st will have more of an impact on the search results than the Google Panda and Penguin updates did.
Sophie, from Lavinton Lamb, came to us seeking a new website which she needed in a hurry. She was to appear in a Q&A session at the Country Living Fair and was also featuring in the April edition of Country Living magazine. She realised that her existing website did not give the best impression of her product and came to Chadwick Design with just a fortnight to spare before she wanted a new site to go live.
On Google’s official blog, Webmaster Central, Google announced that starting April 21st they will be officially considering the mobile-friendliness of a website as part of their ranking algorithm for mobile search results.
A helpful infographic which outlines the optimal length for tweets, blogposts, headlines, and more…
This infographic shows the top 8 SEO trends for this year:
Security as a ranking signal,
conversational keyword phrases,
link building, video and graphics
As social media become ever more important for businesses, it is important to understand the appropriate sizes for images you use to brand your pages.
Read on to see a great infographic which gives you all the images sizes for the most popular social platforms in one handy place!
“The 2015 Social Media Image Sizes Guide” will be regularly updated if the social media platforms make any changes to their image sizing.
If you are a small business, it can be difficult to know whether you need to register under the data protection act.
This information intended as useful information and guidance for website owners to help you to decide.
You should consult a solicitor to ensure that your website complies with data protection requirements.
E-commerce websites must comply with distance selling regulations
The Distance Selling Regulations 2000 are designed for customers protection when they are not present with the seller at the time of purchase. They relate to purchases made via email and via the internet.
(They also cover telephone and mail order sales.)
The regulations only apply to transactions between businesses and consumers (individuals acting outside the course of their business) and do not apply to business-to-business contracts.
Under the Distance Selling Regulations, consumers have the right to:
These links are to sample internet policies & notices and are intended as useful information and guidance for website owners.
You should consult a solicitor to ensure that your internet policies and notices comply with your legal requirements.