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Infrequent ramblings on digital life in Jersey

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Practical steps that Jersey-based SMEs can take to become GDPR compliant

Blue Llama recently put together the ThinkGDPR.org website for the Data Protection offices of the Channel Islands.  The website aims to build awareness of the impending changes to data privacy laws that will…

SEO for SMEs
Online Marketing SEO

Everything your SME needs to know about SEO

In essence, SEO is an acronym for search engine optimisation. It relates to Google (and other search engines) and how visible your business is when you people search related words….

How good quality web design benefits your business
Small Business Web Design

How good quality web design benefits your business

You may be aware that having good quality web design is an investment well worth making. Having professional help when it comes to crafting a website that’s not only aesthetically…

Social Media Trends 2017
Social Media Marketing

Trends in Social Media Marketing for 2017

It is nearly the time of year for New Year Resolutions and while lots of people make resolutions for themselves, few do it for their business.  By now we have had it…

simple-web-design-is-king
Web Design

Why simple website design works best

Simple is beautiful. Simple loads faster and is easier to navigate. But simple isn’t always simple. As Steve Jobs said, “simple can be harder than complex; you have to work…

Online Marketing Social Media Marketing

Which social media networks should my business be using?

Social media is everywhere: it’s become an integral part of both our personal, and professional, lives. Many companies have thought about a social media strategy, and it’s a question that…

Redesigning your business website
Online Marketing Small Business

How often should I get my business website redesigned?

If you’ve been involved in any business website design before, you’ll know how much time and effort goes into it. Obviously having your website redesigned brings with it cost and…

Nine mistakes that SMEs make when getting a website developed
Small Business

Nine mistakes that SMEs make when getting a website developed

In the modern age, the traditional shop front has been replaced, almost in its entirety, by the website. Long gone are the days when you would scour a telephone directory…

Six Things to Consider When Creating a New Website
Small Business Website Development

Six Things to Consider When Creating a New Website

These days, if you don’t have a website, you’re living in the dark ages, and for fledgling businesses, it can be essential for getting off the ground. Yet, creating a…

Jersey SMEs A Prime Target for Hacking
Cybersecurity Small Business

Are Jersey SMEs A Prime Target for Hacking?

If you’re the owner of a small business, you may think that you’re pretty safe from cyber security threats; hackers go after the big guys, right? In fact, in 2015,…