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What to Include on an Author Website.

In the lead-up to starting Wangaratta Website Design Services, I did an online survey of writers/authors asking what they wanted in an author website. Twenty-three people responded, which isn’t a lot, but I still found their responses informative.

Advantages of Having an Author Website

When asked about the advantages of having an author website they said a……


Online spammers, scammers and rip-offs.

Hi all,

Since I have started my business I have been surprised by the amount of spam and attempted scams I have been subject to.

Domain Registration Rip-off

The rip-offs and scams started straight after I registered my business when I received a letter form www.registry.com.au that offered me a domain name for my business at the bargain……


How to get to the top of Google search results

pie chart of web search engine usage

Google is by far the most popular search engine, as show in the pie chart above, with nearly 95% of web searches conducted using it, according to Statscounter.

When a search is conducted on Google, the results page (SERP) includes different types of results.  For the search “Website Design Wangaratta” (shown below), the……


Can customers easily find your business?

I enjoy walking around Wangaratta: clean air, exercise, time to let the mind wander. But often my thoughts are interrupted when a car pulls up and one of its occupants asks for directions to a particular business, service or event.

Sometimes I know where the business is and send the driver off in its general direction…….


Questions a web designer might ask you.

Hi all,

When a potential client contacts me, these are some of the preliminary questions I am likely to ask.

1. What does your business do?

2. How long has it been operating?

3. Do you currently have a Website?

If yes:

What is or isn’t working for you on it?
Do you want a totally new website or one that incorporates……


Converting an existing website so it can be viewed on a mobile.

Hi all,

I finally bit the bullet and decided to convert a website that had not been built with mobile phones in mind to one that could be easily viewed on a mobile. This means that the pages are now responsive and resize when viewed on a mobile. It was one of the first websites I……


The Doctor on Corona Virus

Doctor Who

Hi folks,

I hope you take the Doctor’s advice and listen to what science and doctor’s say about the corona virus.

 


Coronavirus and starting a new website design business

 

 

 

Hi Everyone,

I have been debating whether this is a bad or good time to be starting a website design and development business. The economic situation is so volatile at the moment, seemingly changing by the minute. Businesses will be unsure of what will happen next. I do hope it settles down into some sort of……


My website design business is up and running

Graham Clements of Wangaratta Website Design Services

Hi everyone,

After weeks of preparation, Wangaratta Website Design Services is set to commence business on the 26th of March. My decision to set up a website design business is the result of my completion of a BA in Internet Communications last year. I very much enjoyed the challenge and creativity of the various web……