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There are a lot of different ways you can check your email. You could set up a desktop email client such as Outlook, Thunderbird or web-based clients such as Gmail to check your email. Webmail is a tool you can use to send and receive email. Webmail is different because you can access it using a web […]
Think back to all the times you’ve signed up for things online. Did you once signup to Google Mail (Gmail)? Maybe it was Dropbox or Facebook? Each one of these signups is a result of an effective call-to-action or in short a CTA. In digital marketing, a call to action (CTA) is a very clear instruction that […]
Gutenberg is the first step for a bright new future for WordPress. It’s something many people often gloss over, but Gutenberg is not just a new editor for WordPress. It’s the start of something much bigger.
When we started this journey of providing websites to local businesses we knew that we wanted to provide one thing above all others; QUALITY. In the beginning, we had all the intentions of keeping it old school, coding websites from scratch, doing our way without any limitations on our design. That worked out fine when it […]
After years of developing Local Business Websites, we are still amazed at how many local businesses do not have a website to maximise exposure. We have highlighted some common questions and concerns local business owners have about getting a website and why you should consider getting one. QUESTION 1: Does my company really need a […]
It’s always a good idea to assess your digital marketing plan year on year, see what worked and what didn’t. Planning your digital marketing for 2018 will give you the best chance to build successful digital strategies for the upcoming year. But on which areas should you focus your resources? There are so many, and […]
If you don’t know, let us fill you in. A database containing over 60 million private records of South Africans were leaked onto the internet full names, ID numbers, home addresses, contact details, job titles, employment history, marital status, and estimated monthly income, said security researcher Troy Hunt. According to Tech Central The leak points […]
As local website designers in Ballito, one of the most common questions we get asked is “what is local SEO” Or “How do I get my local business to come up first on Google?” Firstly, you need a basic understanding of what local SEO is. What is Local SEO? Local SEO is all about increasing search […]
What is Googles ‘Mobile-First’ Index? Your rank in the search results is determined by how relevant and useful Google considers your site to be in response to a search query. In order to rank a site, first Google reads the site for a variety of factors big and small. Currently, Google looks at the desktop version […]
At Ballito Web Design we are sometimes asked why we choose WordPress as the website solution we offer our clients. We decided to list the top four reasons below. There are far more than just four reasons why WordPress is the ideal solution for any small to medium-sized business but here are our top reasons why. WordPress is Search […]