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How Does A Google Algorithm Update Affect Your Website?

In the vast landscape of the internet, Google reigns supreme as the primary gateway for users seeking information, services, and products. With billions of searches conducted daily, the search engine giant continually refines its algorithms to deliver the most relevant and high-quality content to users. However, for website owners and...

A Comprehensive Guide to Revamping Your Website for 2024

In the fast-paced digital landscape of 2024, a website is more than just an online presence—it’s a dynamic reflection of your brand. To stay ahead of the curve and make a lasting impact, it’s time to give your digital storefront a fresh look. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you...
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Toxic links

How to Disavow Toxic Links

There are a few elements to consider in link health and keeping your website clean. Every website, depending on its age, will come down with a few dodgy links from time to time. A few toxic links here and there will not be too much to worry about, but accumulated...

5 Common Misconceptions About Creating a Website

A website for many businesses is a lifeline. It broadens the market you have access to, and to be quite frank your business will struggle in 2023 without one. That’s not just for businesses selling a physical product but for those of all natures. 81% of shoppers conduct online research...
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Core Web Vitals

Understanding Core Web Vitals

Core Web Vitals are an overall assessment of what a site looks like and how it is judged by its users. Site speed, usability and performance are key ranking factors for Google, which is why they are so important to your overall website presence. Here, we break down what the...

SEO Things You Could Be Doing Wrong

It’s easy to fall into the same habits when it comes to SEO, especially if you have seen a lot of success from it before. However, keeping at these classic tactics can also cause a lot more long term damage if it’s not addressed, which is where users and businesses...
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Online SEO Reports for Clients

How to Make the Perfect SEO Reports for Clients

Having a host of SEO clients coming to your beckoning call for every request is a great feeling. But you need to retain the value in your service. Have a really effective report to help your clients visualise all that you’ve done for them. It gives your client something to...

Google’s May 2022 Broad Core Update

On the 26th of May 2022, Google started its first broad update of the year since it’s last in November of 2021. These algorithmic updates take place every few months and aim to improve the overall search experience that it offers. It states that while the update isn’t site specific,...
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Build a new website with these SEO tips in mind

How To Prepare Your SEO for a New Website Build

Building an entire new website takes time and dedication to get right. Aside from liaising with developers and designers, or even setting up the website yourself, it can be a lengthy process. If your site has been needing a bit of TLC for a while then you’ll soon reap the...

How to Optimise Your 404 Page

While some websites don’t have a 404 page personalised, it is in your best interest to make a personalised page that users can interact with when they’ve reached a dead end. Not only does this make for a better user experience, but you’re more likely to retain a user on...
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How To Build An SEO-Friendly Sitemap

A sitemap is one of the biggest parts of an SEO-friendly website. It will show a user the logical structure of a site, arranged in a way that completely benefits the user. But it should also be focused on the development of a website’s rankings; if pages cannot be accessed...

The Secret to Getting Your Videos Noticed with Video Schema

Schema is a tool for every SEO’s back pocket. It allows you to directly communicate what your content is to search engines for improved indexing and take up even more SERP architecture.  Following on from our tips on how to create powerful social video, here’s how you can get more...
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website engagement

5 Tips for Increasing Website Engagement

In an ideal world, our target customers would easily find us on a Search Engine Results Page (SERP), spend plenty of time browsing our websites and eventually convert. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always go that way and our bounce rates are higher than we’d hoped for, or time spent on our...

3 Key UX Features a Website Should Have

When planning for website development projects there are a few stages to go through with a web developer and UX designer to ensure that it’s what you’re looking for and how you’d like your website laid out. However, if your site isn’t accessible, user-friendly and most importantly mobile friendly, then...
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The Google Page Experience Update

In May 2021, Google will launch their Page Experience Update, meaning user experience will become a Google ranking factor. Essentially, if Google thinks that your website users won’t have a good experience when visiting a particular page of your website, that page will not rank as well as it does...

Google Light House Speed Update Fixes

In Dec 2018 Google released it’s Light House Update which was a move to review and improve the speed of all websites. It is rare that Google makes updates that force website agencies to implement chargeable updates on their clients’ websites. Although few and far between the changes are always...
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What Should I Include in my Website Menu?

Why Your Website Menu is Important: The structure of your website’s menu (professionally referred to as the website navigation or even a “sitemap”) will determine how many leads you convert into paying customers. Essentially, if the visitors of your website cannot work out how to navigate your site easily, they...

5 Reasons Why You Should Redesign Your Website

Your website is one of the greatest assets to your business. Not only does it showcase your products or services, but it also represents your brand and helps your customers to learn more about you. If you haven’t given your website much attention recently, now is the time to do...
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Google Page Speed

Google speed update and what it means for your website!

In case you haven’t heard, Google now uses mobile page speed as a ranking factor in their mobile search results. Meaning it is more important than ever to ensure that your websites speed is optimised for desktop and mobile. As we all know Google likes to change things up now...

Google Chrome is Now Marking HTTP Sites “Not Secure”

In an effort to make the Internet a more secure environment for users, Google Chrome has now started marking all plain HTTP sites “not secure” by means of a label next to the URL. Webmasters were given over six months’ notice of this change, but so far only a subset...

5 Things to Ask Before Choosing an Agency

Finding a good agency to build and maintain your website can be a stressful process, especially if you don’t have the technical expertise in-house to find out whether or not they’ll do exactly what you want. In our years of building, fixing, and maintaining a huge range of business websites,...

Is Your Digital Marketing Ready for Christmas?

As consumers we can bemoan the Christmas decorations hitting shops mid-October, but as business owners we can’t wait until December to start preparing for Christmas. Did you know that a quarter of shoppers have already started buying gifts and decorations this month? By Cyber Monday (which falls on 30th November...

Google’s New Mobile Ranking Changes

Google announced on its Webmaster Central Blog that mobile search is changing on April 21st, 2015.  This is in response to the growing number of internet users now conducting searches on mobile devices.  As Google warned in 2014, new algorithms are being introduced to accommodate this increase. What Effects Does...

Small Business Website Necessities

Small businesses in the UK are involved in over £600bn in commercial transactions, but an estimated 50% don’t even have a website. Not having an online presence can severely stunt business growth, or even reverse if it your competitors are easier to find. Unfortunately, simply building a website isn’t enough...

4 SEO Mistakes You Can’t Afford in 2015

  More than ever, SEO needs to be ethical, intelligent, and robust. This article discusses SEO errors that are vital to avoid in 2015.  The best reason to avoid SEO errors is the most obvious one: to prevent manual and algorithmic penalties.  Google can take up to 9 months to...

Innermedia: 6 Charities We Love To Mention

Here are six charities that Innermedia is especially fond of.  We’ve enjoyed contributing to these causes and have had a number of rewards, including team-building, unique life experiences, and a connection to communities throughout the world. 1.  Bridge of Hope Innermedia built a website for Bridge of Hope, a charity that...

New Year Resolutions for Small Businesses

January is a great time to make lifestyle changes and set goals for the next 12 months, but why limit yourself to making personal changes? When it comes to digital marketing, most businesses can make a few resolutions to improve their presence, increase their conversions, and get more customers in...

11 Website Evolutions Then and Now

Websites have evolved significantly in the last 10-15 years.  The best way to show you this is through a catalogue of screen shots that speak for themselves.  We’ve provided eleven examples of popular websites that have changed dramatically since their inception. Back in the days when Yahoo was called “Jerry’s...

Web Success for North London Flying School

We’re absolutely delighted with North London Flying School’s website. The school came to us for a new site, booking system, and help with their social media to reach out to people who are interested in a flying experience or even gaining a pilot license. The new, clean design makes it...

Business Website Redesign for Capital Softeners

Capital Softeners had their first website designed by Innermedia years ago – the site had worked well for years, but it was out of date, unresponsive, and needed a total overhaul to meet current design standards and to rank again. As part of the update, they also wanted to add...

School Website Launch for the Oaktree Group of Schools

We work with a number of school groups as well as individual independent schools; commissioning a single company for all of your schools’ designs ensures that they have a consistent theme and quality to the architecture. We can also use the same layout with different branding/imagery to make the work...

Bespoke Website Design for a Decorative Arts Company

We’ve just put the finishing touches on a bespoke website design for a decorative arts company based in London. They liked their original design, which showcased their beautiful work, so we didn’t make any major changes apart from making it more responsive and user friendly. The main updates were to...

Responsive School Website Launched!

We’re delighted to say that we’ve recently launched Lyndhurst’s new website. The school transferred their site to us because they weren’t happy with their current content management system. The CMS was very limited and didn’t allow them full control over their website; the  design of their existing website was modern...

Boarding School Website Design Launched for Cognita School

We are excited to have just launched the new boarding school website design for the Cognita Groups Somerset school – Chilton Cantelo. We worked alongside the school to plan, design and build a fully responsive website to showcase the beautiful school and ensure they are visible across all digital channels...

5 Remote Website Usability Testing Options for Under £31

How do you know if your website is usable?  More companies are testing the same way their clients are buying; remotely.  In your quest to improve conversion rates, crowd sourcing can save you the money and time you’d otherwise spend building your own test environment.  Here are 5 options for...

Should I Redesign My Website?

For most businesses, the website (and homepage in particular) forms the first impression for the majority of customers – your website needs to be easy to navigate, attractive, fast, and it needs to meet your visitors’ expectations. However, website redesign can be a time-consuming and costly exercise, so despite the enormous...

6 Steps to Functional Design

Design is subjective, whether you plaster walls, give business advice, or coiffer Pomeranians here are a few essentials that every SME should consider when designing their website. 1. Know your target audience If it looks like a duck…  Potential customers have an expectation of how your website will look like...

What Can I Do with a Mobile Friendly Site?

Responsive design isn’t just a fad – it’s now a basic expectation from mobile and web users. Almost every home is now a multi-screen household, with numerous devices used by the whole family, throughout the buying cycle. Why is Mobile So Important? Mobile usage is set to eclipse desktop. In...
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5 SEO Blog Title Mistakes to Avoid in 2024
In the ever-evolving realm of digital marketing, Search Engine Optimisation remains a critical aspect of ensuring online visibility and driving organic traffic to your website. As we step into 2024, staying abreast of the latest SEO trends is paramount. One often overlooked element is the art of crafting compelling blog...
How Does A Google Algorithm Update Affect Your Website?
In the vast landscape of the internet, Google reigns supreme as the primary gateway for users seeking information, services, and products. With billions of searches conducted daily, the search engine giant continually refines its algorithms to deliver the most relevant and high-quality content to users. However, for website owners and...
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