Our Digital Marketing & Website Blog

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    Our new CMS security features

    We've updated our Mango River CMS to include important security enhancements for blog spam filtering, new password requirements, and an incorrect password lockout. Please keep reading for details!  Read More...

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    Why you need marketing personas and how to create them

    Marketing personas are a critical first step to any digital marketing strategy - especially one that includes content marketing or any paid channels. This article from HubSpot details why they are important, steps in creating them, and even free persona templates to download.  Read More...

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    How to easily optimise images for the web using Pixlr Editor

    I run into many websites that still have images that are too large in size, which reduces the page load time. You want your images as small as possible for this reason, and also as many web content management systems have limits to how much data you can store. In this video from the Graphic Society, they cover how to optimise images for the web using Pixlr Editor.   Read More...

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    What is an SSL certificate and how can it help my website?

    Informative article from Kissmetrics that anyone with a website that is not secure should check out. They explain in detail what an SSL certificate is, how it works, why https, and typical options and pricing.Please see the full article here:What is an SSL Certificate and How It Can Help Your WebsiteWe can help you make your website secure no matter where it is hosted. See our website SSL services for more information.   Read More...

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    How to make your website GDPR compliant

    What is the GDPR? Learn what you can do to make you website, and business, compliant with this new privacy law.   Read More...

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    6 Tips For Sending Your Email Newsletter At The Right Time

    Really nice, informative post from Ryan McCready of Kissmetrics on when to send your email campaigns. If you send out email campaigns and are wondering if it matters when you send them, and if so when the best time is to do so, please read on!  Read More...

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    Google: Web Directories Don't Generally Help With Rankings

    Interesting news from Search Engine Roundtable that all SEO's and those trying to build traffic to their website through search should understand... this long-time legitimate practice seems to no longer help.Google: Web Directories Don't Generally Help With Rankings   Read More...

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    7 Questions to Ask When Brainstorming Content Ideas for Marketing

    Looking to add something to your blog, but stuck for ideas?  This post from Small Business Trends may provide the help you were looking for!7 Questions to Ask When Brainstorming Content Ideas for Marketing   Read More...

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    Websites help small businesses grow faster than social media

    This article from smallbusiness.co.uk reveals research from a new study showing the importance for small businesses to have a website and the skills to know how to use it to market themselves. Interesting that even with everything going on with social media, a website is still more important. We of course feel that they are both needed to work together, but the website is critical.Websites help small businesses grow faster than social media   Read More...

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    How much should I pay for web hosting?

    If you're looking to start a new business, develop a new website, or even upgrade your current website to a new one; this is a question I'm sure you're wondering about. Some hosting companies advertise cheap prices for $5 - $20 per month that do not include everything you'll need, so it can be difficult to make accurate comparisons and have all the information. Other providers have web hosting plans that include bundled services and features that may be more expensive when compared to other...  Read More...

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