How to write better content for your website

The 3 factors that influence the quality rating of your website content

Google wants to make sure that the pages that it places in the search results answer searchers queries in ways that show expertise, authority and trustworthiness. It certainly doesn't want to serve up content that is weak, dubious or possibly fraudulent. In this post, we go into some more detail about these three quality factors (known as E-A-T) and show how you can write content that meets these quality criteria in a more effective way.

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8 Winning tips for building an eCommerce site

eCommerce sites need to stand out from the competition. Use these 8 tips to make sure your site is as good as it can be.

There's no doubt that competition in the eCommerce space is fierce. There are so many brands seeking attention and so many different products available. If you run an eCommerce site, you need to find ways of standing out from the competition if you want to thrive. One way is by creating a great user experience which will have customers coming back time and time again. In this article we discuss 8 actions you can take to build a successful eCommerce site including examples from brands that are getting it right.

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A Starter Guide to Accessibility

Small changes to your website can make it more accessible and make it useable by the many millions of disabled people in the UK.

Few of us can imagine not accessing the internet. As well as providing us with a wealth of information, it also allows us to shop, access healthcare and interact with our friends. And for many disabled people the internet is a lifeline, especially if they struggle to leave their homes. But a recent report has found 97.4% of website home pages fail to meet the standard accessibility requirements. This means a disabled person using one of these websites would struggle to access the information provided. Here are some actions you can take to help.

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Ecosia - a search engine that plants trees

Ecosia is a search engine that invests its profits into planting trees.

There is something simple that you can do to help counteract the climate emergency that we are experiencing - change the search engine you use. Ecosia is an easy-to-use and effective search engine that uses the money it makes to plant trees all over the world. All search engines make money from adverts placed on the search results pages and Ecosia is no exception. What makes them different is how they use that money. Find out more about Ecosia and how to make the switch (it's simple). You can feel good about every search you make, knowing that trees are being planted because of that simple action.

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How to avoid the image licence trap

Make sure you have the correct licence for photographs and other assets you use on your website, social media and other marketing.

Most organisations want to have images on their websites to make them more appealing - nothing wrong with that. However, many people (including me) make use of stock images from online image libraries. Again, nothing wrong with that. However, it is important to understand the licencing issues with stock images and these can vary from one image library to another. If you get it wrong, you may end up being fined for copyright infringement. Find out more about the different licences and how to stay legal.

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