I need a website – where do I start?

So you’ve finally decided that you need a website for your new business, or a new website for your existing business. But it can be a bit difficult to know where to start, right? We help you to understand what’s involved, and how to go about it. To set up a website on the internet, […]

GDPR & your website – what small businesses REALLY need to do

GDPR – Just do it! I know – as a small business, you’re probably sick of hearing about GDPR and just wish it would go away. It’s boring, right? But it’s not going away and you will need to comply with the new regulations from 25th May 2018. So here’s a handy guide to the […]

The top 10 reasons why your WordPress website isn’t very good

Ever wondered whether your WordPress website is any good? Your suspicions may be unfounded! In “the top 10 reasons why your WordPress isn’t very good”, we take a look at the most common mistakes that people make when it comes to their WordPress websites. People often come to us asking for specific help with something […]

Looking after your WordPress website – everything you need to know

Is Your WordPress Website Getting You Down? Ever wondered why you spend so much time looking after your WordPress website? What is your business? If it’s not web development, then why do you spend so much time trying to work on your website? You could be using that time to focus on your actual business; […]

Google’s new SSL changes will affect you if you still have an http website

Google’s new SSL changes will create a more secure internet. But you will lose customers and rankings if your website is not compliant. What if your website were to stop working for you? No leads, no sales, and no results in search engines like Google? All payments rejected by your payment gateway? An unlikely scenario? Not […]

Why fresh content is so important for your website

We look after lots of websites here at Outerbridge. So we are in a good position to say what works and what doesn’t. So when people ask me why their website does not perform very well in search engine results, I ask them how often they update their website. The fact is, Google loves fresh […]

Cheap hosting can be a false economy – why not all hosting is the same

Cheap hosting at £3 per month? Here at Outerbridge our support packages (including hosting) start at £99 per month! Sounds like choosing the £3 option is a “no-brainer” doesn’t it? Well, before you decide, read on… Cheap hosting, or something better? Well, unlike Model T Ford’s, there are many flavours of hosting available. Your hosting […]

How to use Google Analytics & Google Search Console

Google Analytics & Google Search Console Small business owners often ask us how to use Google Analytics. They understand that they can track their website traffic with Google Analytics, but they’re not sure if it’s worth the effort of setting it up. They are also not sure how to monitor the results on an ongoing […]