web goddess blog

A range of blog posts to help you navigate your way through the online world…

A Beginner’s Guide to Meta Tags

A Beginner’s Guide to Meta Tags

A Meta tag is a special HTML tag that provides extra information about a web page without affecting how the page is displayed. This information includes who created a page, what the page is about and important keywords that help people find your page among the...

read more
To WordPress or Not to WordPress…

To WordPress or Not to WordPress…

...that is the question - that I get asked most often!!! As a designer I usually get asked by prospective clients and fellow networkers "should I have a WordPress website?". Ah, if only life were that simple! In my opinion, having only one option for building your...

read more
How ‘Not’ to Design a Website

How ‘Not’ to Design a Website

In my post, It Pays to be Consistent, I talked about keeping your website fonts, colours, images and behaviours consistent across your site and whilst researching the subject I found a plethora of badly designed websites but decided to stick to the sites that...

read more
50 Awesome Blog Ideas

50 Awesome Blog Ideas

I love to blog and love to talk too, so never really run out of things to write about. But I often get asked by those new to sharing their stuff on the web "what should I blog about?", "I have nothing to say"... Well, here's a list of 50 ideas for your blog - maybe...

read more
It Pays to be Consistent

It Pays to be Consistent

Creating a unified feel or consistency throughout your website is one of the most important factors in web design.  Changing fonts, backgrounds, page themes and behaviours can make your site difficult to navigate. This in turn directly impacts how users interact with...

read more
Why You Need a Mailing List

Why You Need a Mailing List

Do you have a mailing list? If not, I can't stress enough how important it is to start one NOW! You may have contact with your customers and clients via various social media channels, but you don't own that information and most of the time your message just gets lost...

read more
First Steps to a New Website

First Steps to a New Website

Great - you've decided that you need a website. If you are in business then I believe that having a website is a must, so I'm glad you've come to the same conclusion. But problems arise when you rush into your site without knowing all of the options and the best way...

read more
JPEG or PNG?

JPEG or PNG?

I originally shared this image on my Facebook page a few months ago but wanted to share it again as it really is such a great explanation of why you should sometimes use a PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image instead of a JPEG/JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)...

read more
Complete Guide to Favicons

Complete Guide to Favicons

Have you heard of Favicons?? Whether you have or not, this post will tell you all you need to know and help you create one and add it to your website. What is a Favicon? A Favicon is simply an icon associated with a particular website, typically displayed...

read more
5 Steps to Improve your SEO

5 Steps to Improve your SEO

One of my pet hates is receiving telephone calls and emails from companies offering to improve my SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) ranking. I guess they are just used to people saying “yes please” because they have no idea what they are talking about and handing over...

read more
Choosing the Right Domain Name

Choosing the Right Domain Name

If you’re new to the website game and are wondering what on earth to call your new online venture, then below are some tips to help you decide what your domain name should be.  By the way, the domain name is simply the web address that allows people to find you on the...

read more

The Ethical Move

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This