GNL Blog

19th Jan 2014

Improving Content on Your Website Improves Your Google Position

By |January 19th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , |

Google has made it very clear that its main objective is to provide people/customers searching the Internet with the most relevant information possible. If you are a business owner who wants to get your website ranked highly in Google’s search results, you need to know about and consider this. Google has no interest in helping business websites becoming ranked on the first page in search results. Importantly Google’s customers are not businesses [...]

19th Jan 2014

Five Reasons Why a Small Business Really Needs a Website

By |January 19th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , , |

It is better to have no web site at all than a rubbish one.  A website creates an impression of your business. A messy, difficult to navigate site with poor appearance will have more of a detrimental effect on your business than not having a site at all. A small, simple, but perfectly formed site is preferable over one that is messy, confusing and difficult to load. Do read on if you want to know why you should have a good website for your small [...]

18th Jan 2014

Putting a New Website on Your Existing Domain Name

By |January 18th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , |

Currently, many of the web sites that we are designing and developing for small businesses and companies in Hull and East Yorkshire are businesses that have already bought domain names and paid for hosting elsewhere.  We get pleasure from rescuing your domain name and providing cheaper hosting and a great web site for your business. However, you will always retain control of your own domain, we simply point the A-Record to our server which has yo [...]

18th Jan 2014

How Easy is Your Website to Update? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself…

By |January 18th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , |

If you have a business web site and you can not do the following four changes then you are not paying for an updated website Can you update latest news on your website and get rid of dated content?  Can you take down any information that is no longer relevant? Can you update your copyright date? Can you fix any broken links on your website? Can you update your About Us page?  Your About Us page is one of the first pages that visitors will go to.  [...]

13th Jan 2014

What is Website Hosting?

By |January 13th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , |

Web Hosting  is a service provided by a company which offers a physical location for the storage of web pages and files. A Web Hosting Company is a type of landlord, who rents physical space on their servers allowing web pages to be viewed on the Internet. We will host your website with our dedicated web hosting company and this will be included in your monthly package at no extra cost. It is very easy to cancel any website hosting that you have [...]

12th Jan 2014

Adding Images to Your Website, The Correct Way!

By |January 12th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , |

If you are having a web site designed or are doing this yourself do be careful using images taken from the internet.  A growing number of companies have been sued for using photos taken from sites such as Google images.   And it is the business that gets sued rather than the website design company.   At getnoticedlocally.co.uk we don’t use images that are lazily stolen from Google as we actually pay for them.  If you use us to design your web sit [...]

12th Jan 2014

What is SEO? We Can Help You Climb Google

By |January 12th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: |

SEO, or Search Engine Optimisation, is a technique for making your web page appear more frequently above others in a list of results from a search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing. SEO is a technique which helps search engines such as Google find and rank your site higher than the millions of other sites in response to a search query. SEO therefore helps you get traffic from search engines. Whenever you enter a query in a search engine and [...]

11th Jan 2014

Can You Easily Share Your Company’s News on Social Media?

By |January 11th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , , , |

If you have a blog/news / latest offers on your website and you use social media do make sure that you have social media buttons on each of your posts so that your customers can easily share  your posts on social media such as Facebook and Twitter.  Having a blog on your website really does improve the SEO of your web site and gives you important news to share with your customers. [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_cont [...]

3rd Jan 2014

What is a Domain Name and How Do You Choose One?

By |January 3rd, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , , |

A domain name is a unique address which points to your website such as www.getnoticedlocally.co.uk. We can buy your .co.uk domain name for you and this will be included in your package at no extra cost. In consultation with you we will choose the most appropriate domain name for your business. Choosing your domain name is an important decision for your business and we have years of experience that will help you choose the correct domain name. Dom [...]

2nd Jan 2014

Don’t Use Hyphens – When You Buy a Domain Name

By |January 2nd, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , , |

Our research into search engine optimisation (SEO) supports the argument that you should never buy or use a domain with a hyphenated name for your web site, such as myname-hull-somthingelse.co.uk.   Successful websites just don’t use hyphens. Using a hyphen ( - )  doesn’t work on so many levels.  You can’t dictate the name of your business easily over the phone, people can’t find the hyphen (even when reading from a business card), and it looks c [...]