5 Things You Can Do When Your Website Goes Down

5 Things You Can Do When Your Website Goes Down

It can actually be embarrassing when your website goes down. In fact, traumatic at times.

It can be even worse when you don’t know what to do about it.

At such moments, you will have your clients, friends, employees etc – In fact everyone that gives a sh*t about your business calling you to complain that your website is down?

Naturally you will feel that potential cutomers will now see your business as incompetent. Afterall if you can’t maintain something as basic as a website, then how can they trust you to maintain something more complex?

Before I show you what to do as […] Read more

Top 5 Free Web Design Platforms you can use to Create a Website

Top 5 Free Web Design Platforms you can use to Create a Website

Few years back, I had this belief that to create a website is one of the most difficult and costly ventures a small business owner could ever undertake. 

The truth is, I wanted to own one so badly, but fear stopped me because I didn’t have the capital to finance a proper web design project. (see 13 urgent reasons why your business needs a website)

Little did I know that to create a website is as easy as creating a Facebook account. Actually it is a fun activity to carry out.

You don’t need to spend a dime.

You don’t even need a any […] Read more

5 simplest ways to secure your website from hackers like a Pro – Even if you are a novice

5 simplest ways to secure your website from hackers like a Pro – Even if you are a novice

To secure your website from hackers online is a task that most folks think you need to have a Phd in Software engineering to handle.

No!

Keeping your website data safe is something that can be easily handled by anyone with basic computer knowledge. It doesn’t have to be rocket science.

Now you may think your small business website has nothing special that is worth hacking, but that’s not true.

Your online profile matters a lot.

Aside trying to obtain some information as the case may be, hackers can use your profile to engage in dubious act which may damage the reputation of your business […] Read more

5 Factors That Can Hurt Your Website’s SEO – Plus How to Address Them

5 Factors That Can Hurt Your Website’s SEO – Plus How to Address Them

Have you been having challenges getting ranked no. 1 in Google?

And despite your best efforts, your website traffic is still almost zero – Not minding the fact that your website is almost 6 months old.

You are about to give up – “After this year, I’m definitely not going to renew this useless website”.

But wait!

Before you take any rash decisions,

Have you ever considered that it may be ENTIRELY your fault! Well, if not “ENTIRELY”, but at least most of it.

The truth is that there are some key things about your website which may be inhibiting your SEO efforts and hindering your […] Read more

13 Urgent Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Website – No.5 Will Shock You

13 Urgent Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Website – No.5 Will Shock You

Are you still contemplating if your business needs a website or not?

If you are,

Did you know that more than 83 million Nigerians (alone! and over 3 billion worldwide) now use the internet?

Among these 83 million people are thousands of potential customers looking for the same service or product you provide.

Now,

Did you know that most of your competitors may actually have websites and are busy selling to  new customers online on daily basis and even grabbing the ones you may currently have when they browse the internet.

They are using the internet to leverage their products and services over yours – and […] Read more

Lead Generation: How to Convert Casual Visitors to Loyal Customers

Lead Generation: How to Convert Casual Visitors to Loyal Customers

How do you convert a casual internet user visiting your website for the first time into a loyal customer who will keep buying things from you many years after?

Answer: Lead generation

Lead generation is the process of enticing or piquing potential consumer interest so that he/she makes enquiry into (or purchase) products or services of a business (most times in exchange for something of value which such business offers).

The key strategy of lead generation is to entice or bond with the potential customers enough to the extent that she trusts you enough to drop her contact information which you, the business […] Read more

How to check if your website is mobile friendly

How to check if your website is mobile friendly

Did you know that 2.3 Billion people use Smartphone/mobile devices to communicate, and source for information online?

Did you also know that if your website is not mobile friendly, it might obstruct your website’s conversion rate resulting in massive loss of customers?

As a matter of fact, to show how important it is, Google announced as far back as 2016 that mobile friendliness is now an important SEO factor that determines how a website is ranked in Google search result page (Click here and here to discover how to make your website rank no.1 in Google).

So the question is, how do you […] Read more

Overtake Competitors and Rank no.1 in Google With These Secret Powerful SEO Tips

Overtake Competitors and Rank no.1 in Google With These Secret Powerful SEO Tips

Wouldn’t it be nice if your website is the no.1 in Google search engine for any keyword of your choice?

E.g if you own a school, when people search Google for “best school in Nigeria”, your website pops up as no.1.

I’m sure you will love it because that is every website owner’s dream. If you are no.1, you will have thousands of potential customers that are ready to buy buzzing your phone 24/7.

However, only one website will emerge as no. 1 in Google ranking.

The question is;

How then can I reach no.1 in Google and displace my competitors?

Everything has a secret, […] Read more

Why You Need a Website management Agency to Manage Your Online Presence

Why You Need a Website management Agency to Manage Your Online Presence

If you are a professional techie like me, managing your website and social media would be a very easy task.

In fact, it would be a good idea to manage your online presence yourself (read this blog post to learn how to do it like a pro). After all, who knows your business better than you?

But what if you are just an average busy business owner with little time and no tech background?

What do you do?

First and foremost, here is what you should never do – DON’T ever fall into the trap of thinking you can learn well and fast enough to manage […] Read more

4 Creative Ways to Promote Your Business Online in Nigeria For Free

4 Creative Ways to Promote Your Business Online in Nigeria For Free

Do you want to promote your business online in Nigeria but you are finding it pretty difficult, if not impossible, because you are on a very tight budget?

Are you discouraged because your tight budget does not allow you to implement your big ideas and drive your business through online marketing?

Are you just waiting hoping to raise fund before you can execute your business plan online?

The truth is, lack of fund can actually limit your options and deny you the chance of getting the expected customers you deserve.

But WAIT!

Do you know you can promote your business on the internet without spending […] Read more