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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

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A tour of Google Analytics

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

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.

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Connecting your Website to Google Search Console

Sam Hollis Web DesignRisk free, Pay as you Go websitesSam Hollis Web DesignRisk free, Pay as you Go websitesSam Hollis Web DesignRisk free, Pay as you Go websites Sam Hollis is a Web Designer, Dad, Serial networker and Smallholder. 'I'm alway happy to chat and advice...
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Google my Business

Google my business is a powerful free tool that works to help get your business found online. Are you using it? Have a look and find out how this tool can help your business.

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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

Internetworking: Making the Most of Networking Online

Networking is great for small businesses. I built my company around it with the help of hundreds of handshakes and thousands of cups of coffee. It’s good news then that networking can go on, even if the handshakes can’t. Thanks to online video conferencing technology, social media and some clever organisers, there are many ways to make similar connections on the net.

Why should I be interested in lead magnets?

Why should I be interested in lead magnets?

The short answer is you should be interested because a good lead magnet generates lots of leads, which make you money. They are a heck of a lot better at doing this than normal home pages or ‘contact me’ links for a few reasons

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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.

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.

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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?

Website help and advice

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.

Website Content. Help, hints and tips

Many people choose to create their own website content. Once that decision has been made many people are then unsure where to start. Those that do make a start are unsure about the level of details that’s required and what to write about…

How to Get My Website Found on Google

I get many, many questions about how my clients can get SEO on their site, how they can use SEO to bring more visitors in and such. So, it seems like a good idea to put the answers out there for you guys.

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.

Give your website a five minute check

Websites are often built in a flurry of activity and excitement and then very often ignored and forgotten. Even those that are updated with new blogs and content can gradually fall behind…

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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How to connect Analytics to your WordPress Website

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

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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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Connecting your Website to Google Search Console

Sam Hollis Web DesignRisk free, Pay as you Go websitesSam Hollis Web DesignRisk free, Pay as you Go websitesSam Hollis Web DesignRisk free, Pay as you Go websites Sam Hollis is a Web Designer, Dad, Serial networker and Smallholder. 'I'm alway happy to chat and advice...
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The advantages of online booking

Are you a therapist, or another professional who makes money from appointments? How do people book those appointments? For regulars, it’s often easy. At the end of the appointment get out the diary and book in the next one.
What about the new client? Or the client who just comes periodically. How do they get an appointment? Usually, this is by phone, text, Whatsapp, Facebook message, or another messaging system trying to get hold of you.

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…

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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.

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)…

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.

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