Blog

We like to blog about all things related to web design and search engine optimisation

11th Oct 2016

Does Website Speed Matter For Company Websites in Hull & East Yorkshire?

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: GNL Blog, SEO, Web Design|

Site loading speed is an important factor that determines how well your website ranks on search engines such as Google. It is becoming increasingly more important for Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Just as important though is that having a fast loading web site increases your customer experience and will encourage your customers to read more information on your website and they are therefore more likely to contact your company or buy products [...]

9th Jun 2016

Calls to Action Can Convert Your Website Visitors to Customers

By |June 9th, 2016|Categories: Customers, GNL Blog|

Once you have attracted potential customers to your website it is important that you keep them for a short while as studies show that websites that are not attractive and difficult to navigate will turn customers away quickly and customers will look elsewhere. It is also very important that your website clearly sets out the services that you are offering your customers. The most important part of your online advertising though is your call to act [...]

12th Apr 2016

Getting Reviews on Your Google Business Page

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: GNL Blog, Google, Testimonials|

If you are one of our many local business customers, you will already know about the importance of setting up a Google My Business Page for your company. And you will of course know about the importance of reviews on Google Plus and reviews more generally. Google My Business is free and helps you manage how your company or service appears in numerous Google products including search and maps.  If you want to be found on Google, you really should [...]

26th Nov 2015

Webinar and Web Conferencing in Hull & East Yorkshire

By |November 26th, 2015|Categories: GNL Blog, Web Design|

As well as providing great and affordable web design, hosting, SEO, email services and marketing for businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire we have recently started offering web conferencing services, better known as Webinars. Webinars are an affordable way for businesses to offer training online and are expected to be the most popular way of offering such training in the future and also offer businesses an interactive way of talking to customers. [...]

10th Oct 2015

Is Your Company’s Website Mobile Responsive?

By |October 10th, 2015|Categories: GNL Blog, Mobile Friendly|

In Hull and East Yorkshire more Google searches now happen on mobile devices than on computers. It is therefore important that your local business website is consistent across all devices and even more importantly if your business web site is not optimised as mobile friendly your SEO experience will be harmed when customers are searching on Google for your business. This has been a recent and totally understandable change by Google as so many cus [...]

2nd Oct 2015

Adding E-commerce To Your Website

By |October 2nd, 2015|Categories: E-Commerce, GNL Blog|Tags: |

If you are a business in Hull, East Yorkshire and you want to add e-commerce to your web site do get in touch.  We specialise in e-commerce and web design and can easily add an online shop to your current website.  If you are getting visitors to your website why not sell from your site as well. For example one of clients, Pixlocks who are a leading locksmith company delivering services to all of their customers in Hull and East Yorkshire – both d [...]

19th Jul 2015

Ask Us To Create You a Blog

By |July 19th, 2015|Categories: GNL Blog, Web Design|Tags: , |

Here at Get Noticed Locally we provide a ‘blog’ or ‘latest news’ or ‘special offers’ or whatever you may decide to call this on your web site, free as part of our service to our customers who choose our web site design and hosting company in Hull and East Yorkshire. A blog displaying your latest news is great for your customers but even better for search engines such as Google, Bing etc. We can ensure that changes to your blog appear on your main [...]

9th Mar 2015

We use Title and Meta Descriptions on Every Page of Our Customers’ Websites

By |March 9th, 2015|Categories: GNL Blog, SEO|Tags: , , , |

Search engines such as Google no longer use meta tags and keywords as their main search index.  Google prefers content and title and meta descriptions.  If you already have a web site that is under performing in search engines it is more than likely that your site is optimised for keywords and meta tags and not content. At Get Noticed Locally we will ensure that any site designed by us has the appropriate content, as the most important aspect of [...]

30th Nov 2014

Is The Price List/Menu on Your Web Site Easy to Edit?

By |November 30th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog, Web Design|Tags: , |

Good web site designers will be able to add a price list to your business web site. This might be a menu, services etc. They often do this by uploading a pdf or other out dated document that users have to download from the web site. Changing this can be costly, difficult and time consuming. Less good web site design companies just add your price list to your site and you have no way of changing this, therefore potentially causing damage to your b [...]

7th Nov 2014

Local Companies in Hull and East Yorkshire should use Google My Business

By |November 7th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog, Google, SEO|Tags: , |

If your business, like our web design company, is primarily aimed at local customers, such as Hull and East Yorkshire, you really should sign up for Google My Business. Google My Business will really help your local customers find you on Google especially if they are using smartphones, tablets or are signed into Google – and most of your customers will be. You may have noticed that if you have already signed up for Google Places for Business that [...]