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Top 6…questions to ask an SEO consultant/ agency

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Following on from a previous post Questions to ask a web designer before you use them, I thought I would expand the idea to another area a lot of website owners consider outsourcing, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation ). This list is by no means exhaustive but it should hopefully point you in the right direction if you…


Top 6…. examples of link bait

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Links are the holy grail of any website with aspirations of being ranked in the top 20 results on Google, both in terms of quantity and quality. How you go about getting those links is the area of SEO that sets one site apart from another. Bought, traded or mutual links can only get you so…


Top 6… old posts you haven’t read yet but you really should

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Since we starting writing this blog just under 18 months ago, traffic to this section of 123-reg has been growing steadily each month. Earlier this week I was looking back at some of the earlier posts and thought it was a shame new readers will never come across some of the useful and interesting content…


Domain name lessons from Dragons’ Den

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Watching Dragons’ Den on BBC2 last night, I found myself literally shouting at the TV at one of the prospective investments. It was a website that has video recipes for people to watch and follow on the domain name ifoods.tv. The two candidates stated they had approx 15,000 unique impressions per month, which is a lot…


£1 shared hosting on 123-reg!

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Yes you read that correctly, £1 shared hosting on 123-reg! Thats the sales spiel out of the way. Our top tier shared hosting package ‘Starter Pro Hosting‘  is now only £1 per month for the first six months of your annual contract, which makes it cheaper than the middle tier package ‘Starter Plus’. I’m trying…


Customer showcase: daveprosser.co.uk

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We recently spoke to illustrator and designer David Prosser about his 123-reg hosted site www.daveprosser.co.uk   What is your name? David Prosser How old are you? 22 What do you do? Illustrator and Animator, studying a MA in animation at the Royal College of Art. What is your favourite movie? Koyaanisqatsi (also known as Koyaanisqatsi:…


Super Summer Sale is now open!

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The 123-reg super summer sale has begun with 20% off all shared hosting, InstantSite and annual ecommerce accounts. It’s as simple as that! There are no gimmicks, no “buy this to get this”, or “first month only”, it’s a straight forward money off deal to celebrate (hopefully) a cracking summer ahead. Simply go to buy…


Competition: How would you explain to my Gran what web hosting is?

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**Please note: This competition is now closed for new entries and unfortunately any sent through from now on will not be considered for the prize. ** With summer knocking on our door, the season for family get togethers is upon us, be it weddings, christenings, family BBQs, birthdays… and those of us who work in the…


.eu domain names now only 99p!!

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For a limted time only in June, you can buy a .eu domain name for only 99p. That’s a price so low it needed two exclamation marks in the title. The .eu domain extension is a great alternative to .com and is essential if you operate across European borders, or you want to make sure…


Top 6… Tips for writing a creative brief

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Just because you know what to type in to a text editor or how to use a graphics package doesn’t mean you can create a snazzy website or banner. I know how to use a paint brush, but it doesn’t mean I can paint, and one of the frustrating aspects for me of creating websites…