4th Jul 2018

Having a New Website Will Save Your Business Money

By |July 4th, 2018|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , |

When you think about having a new website developed for your business you may think of it as a big unnecessary expense. However if you choose a competent and affordable web designer, a new website should soon pay for itself in the additional enquiries/leads it generates for your business and will save you money on other forms of advertising such as print media. Your Business Needs a Website Here are some reasons why your business needs a website [...]

11th Oct 2016

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

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , |

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 [...]

19th Jul 2015

Ask Us To Create You a Blog

By |July 19th, 2015|Categories: GNL Blog|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|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 [...]

7th Nov 2014

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

By |November 7th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|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 [...]

6th Nov 2014

Google Adwords Can Get Your Website on Page 1 of Google

By |November 6th, 2014|Categories: GNL Blog|Tags: , , |

We know that all new businesses in Hull and East Yorkshire want their website on the first page of Google straight away, especially above their competitors. However, this process will normally only happen gradually over a period of months. In fact, when the particular keywords you want to place high on Google are very competitive, your climb to the top of Google can even take years. When developing websites we make sure to follow all best the pra [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]