Sam Hollis Web Design

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Sam Hollis Web Design

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Sam Hollis Web Design

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Welcome to our ever-expanding collection of resources. These are designed to help you with your business online. There are a few personal stories thrown in along the way. Have a browse, there will be something for you. 

Business Resources

Writing a WordPress Blog

Adding a new blog to your website

Sam takes you through a step by step guide to adding blogs to your WordPress Website.

Packaging Your Services Part 1: How Packaging Services Can Earn You More Money

Tips on how to increase your income significantly through productisation – turning services and everyday things into priced, packaged products that can be sold as a unit

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A tour of Moosend

Get a guided tour of the Moosend interface. See how to setup mailing lists newsletters and automatic emails, all for free

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A tour of Google Analytics

This video shows you around Google Analytics so you can happening to your website.

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Making use of your mailing list

Any emails in your distribution list are usually hard-won and worth making the most of. But what is the best way to make the most of these precious resources?

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Collecting emails from your website

Why would you want to collect email addresses from people visiting your website? Well, you can contact them. That’s pretty useful. Being able to send something into a lead’s inbox is much more powerful, personal and direct than posting on social media…

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Packaging Your Services Part 2: Three-tier Pricing Strategy

This week, I tell you one of the best ways to price your packaged services to get the most out of them and boost the amount customers are willing to pay: Three, as they say, is the magic number, and tier-pricing is no different. Offering customers three tiers of pricing works incredibly well.

How to get a grant for your website or online advertising campaign in Humberside.

If you’re thinking of creating your first website, upgrading a site, or launching an online marketing campaign, you could get one of two grants from the government to fund part of the process. We can make it easy to fund and get a site this way.

Thinking Outside Your Website

As a web designer, I know exactly how it feels to get a website on the internet…

Then come the questions: What do I do now? Where is the bonanza of customers knocking on my virtual door? I’ve got this great site, so why isn’t it generating great business?

Although a good site is a big step on the way to getting torrents of business online, it is still the first step.

Deciding Whether or Not to Niche

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Website help and advice

Looking After Your WordPress Website

Many customers come to me with their WordPress websites out of date, insecure and malfunctioning, which is of course not ideal. So, I’m giving you a few tips on how to maintain your WordPress website to keep it secure and functioning.

How do I get visitors to my website?

How do I get visitors to my website? The question is almost as old as the internet itself. Many people who invest in a site find that no matter how well designed it is, bringing people to it is an entirely new challenge demanding time, effort and new knowledge.

How to get a grant for your website or online advertising campaign in Humberside.

If you’re thinking of creating your first website, upgrading a site, or launching an online marketing campaign, you could get one of two grants from the government to fund part of the process. We can make it easy to fund and get a site this way.

Why is no-one visiting my website?

You’ve spent the money, or time, on a great new website for your business only to find no-one is visiting it. I get lots of people asking me the question ‘How can I get visitors to my website?’
My first response is always…

Planning an Effective Sales Website

As a Christmas gift to you, here is a guide to designing the perfect site to take you into the world of online sales.

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A basic introduction to building a page using the Divi visual builder

Here I give you a basic introduction to the Divi builder. This is a powerful visual builder that allows you to build stunning web pages.

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Adding a Blog to a WordPress Divi Website

This blog explains how to add a blog to a WordPress website if it is built using the Divi theme.

Blogging to Promote Your Website

You can build a good, solid flow of regular visitors to your website with the help of a well written blog. This makes them a useful tool, no matter what you’re trying to do online. Here’s how to do it.

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Basic Image editing

This video shows you how you can do basic image editing using free software…

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How to connect Analytics to your WordPress Website

This video shows you step by step how to connect Google Analytics to a WordPress Website.

Personal Stories

The long day

The raft flipped. One, two, three, four, five… six…seven, eight. Everyone quickly popped out of the water and were hanging onto the sides. This part of the river wasn’t so hard. I wasn’t sure how it had flipped…

Maputo from across the bay

The Big Move

At the end of a normal day, my wife asked ‘would you like to move to Mozambique?’. My first reaction was to find a map.

Why am I not lambing this year?

Why should I be lambing? Because I have six sheep, chewing happily in the field at home, which I look over as I write. I have 2 lambs and 4 ewes (mature females)…

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Living the laptop lifestyle

We have all heard about the laptop lifestyle. Traveling and working. But how does it work in practice and could it work for you? I’ll start by explaining where I am currently living and whether I can really be said to be living the laptop lifestyle. I’m currently living in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, in Africa.

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