Did you know that WordPress is used on nearly one-third of the world’s websites? From small personal blogs to large complex websites of huge corporations such as The Times, NBC News, the New York Post and Sony, just to name a few. WordPress is well regarded as the best content management systems with unique features […]
Doing business in 2020 is not the same as doing business in 2018 or even 2019 for that matter. Having a website is now a must, its no longer something that you can put off no matter how big or small your business is. Things change, the internet has impacted almost every aspect of our […]
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.
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 […]
Local business website. Do I need one? 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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Almost all website are created with a content management system or CMS for short so when it come down to Custom vs Template WordPress Design. By far the most popular CMS is WordPress, in fact, 25% of the world’s most popular websites are created on the WordPress platform including TechCrunch, BBC America, Sony Music and […]
With new technologies like HTML5 and CSS3, it’s becoming possible to create more advanced, interesting and remarkable effects in the browser. While these effects can be gimmicky, when employed in the right way they can result in a remarkable and memorable website. One big web design trend of the moment is parallax scrolling, which involves […]
Starting your own blog doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. In fact, more and more people are starting blogs every day. It seems that just about every person or business has a blog these days. But if you’re like most people, you may not know where to get started. Building your own successful blog […]
Is having a website really a necessity for entrepreneurs, small businesses, home-based businesses? Regardless of your other marketing methods, enabling potential customers to either find you through a Google search or learn more about you after they’ve seen your other marketing material is key to creating and developing new customers. If you’re selling online services or […]
In 1998 when Google was founded, they revolutionised the search industry and Website Ranking by introducing backlinks as the main ranking signal. A backlink is a hyperlink that links from a Web page, back to your own Web page or Web site, the more popular the website or web page linking back to you would signal […]
We have highlighted the three most important reasons you need a responsive web design. 1. South Africans can’t live without their phones! Over 70% of South Africans are now smartphone owners, and for many these devices are a key entry point to the online world. This is a HUGE number and smart business owners should […]