Entries by Richard Wilkins

What is keyword research and why is it important?

As you are probably aware, keywords are one of the most crucial components of any search engine optimisation campaign. Search engines compare the textual content of your site to the search terms entered by web users to decide if how relevant your site is to each search. The more relevant your site appears to be, […]

Points to consider before choosing your website host

Can’t decide on a web hosting company? Before you buy, there’s a couple of things you need to take into consideration. Here’s a list of the main points we think are important when selecting your website hosting company. Support Your initial research should tell you whether a hosting company has an excellent support service in […]

Sudden AWS EC2 performance issue

If your EC2 virtual private server instance performance has suddenly dropped off a cliff edge then it may be worth checking the ‘Average Write Latency’ metric.  This metric shows the time it takes to write to your hard drive.  The lower the latency, the faster the write, the sooner your server can move onto something […]

4 tips to ensure your website converts its users

How your website performs can mean the difference between a successful campaign and one that doesn’t quite hit the mark. If your user’s journey through your website isn’t a pleasant one the chances of them converting through your website are significantly decreased. Your website is your most important online sales team member; so we’re sharing […]

Review: CodeIgniter leads to productivity increase

If you are a developer who is looking for a PHP framework which carries a low footprint, you might want to consider CodeIgniter. Like most things, frameworks come down to performance, and CodeIgniter is able to achieve results better than many of its competitors with a small footprint. The third edition of the programme is […]

Is your website SEO ready for 2017?

2016 has seen a lot of debate when it comes to the value of good technical SEO. Some people even proclaimed that its relevance was over but that soon died down after plenty of evidence came forward proving that solid technical SEO tactics can optimise website performance and result in major traffic boosts. It seems […]