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SEO

SEO
James Murgatroyd

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Pay For Backlinks

In the world of SEO, backlinks are like gold. A backlink is simply a link from one website to another, and they are an important factor in determining your website’s search engine rankings. The more backlinks you have, the higher your website will rank. That’s why some companies are tempted to pay for backlinks. After

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Performance & Security

Performance & Security
James Murgatroyd

The ultimate guide to diagnosing and fixing a slow website

A slow website is not only frustrating for users, but it can also lead to lost business. Fortunately, if you identify the problem, there are several steps you can take to fix a slow website. In this guide, we will show you how exactly how to do that. Why is website speed important? Website speed

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Performance & Security
James Murgatroyd

4 Ways to Speed Up Your Wordpress Website

If your website loads slowly, you could be missing out on valuable customers and conversions. In this blog post, we will discuss a variety of ways that you can make your site load faster. We’ll also provide tips on how to fix these problems if they arise. Improving your website’s performance is essential to maintaining

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Web developers workstation
Performance & Security
James Murgatroyd

3 Ways to Keep Your WordPress Site Secure

WordPress is relatively secure out of the box, there are a few simple steps you can take to help protect your site from malicious attacks. In this post, i share 3 Ways to Keep Your WordPress Site Secure.

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Web Design

Edmonton web Development
Web Design
James Murgatroyd

Open Links in a New Tab

I’m often asked to make sure all external links open in a new browser window/tab. It’s our clients way of telling users you’re going to do what ever i want you to do. Of course we explain to them why this practice is considered bad for usability as it allows the website to take control

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Studio

Edmonton Web Designers Spotify Playlists
Studio
James Murgatroyd

3 Playlists for Web Designers

  1 Better Days Disco and Funk. Awesome playlist from Blair Junior with some classic disco and funk cuts. 2. Martin Freeman and Eddie Piller A sweet selection of jazz from the UK and around the globe. 3 Spaceship Vibes This is my own collection of tunes thats i’ve enjoyed working to over the last

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Rory Sutherland
Studio
James Murgatroyd

Sweat the small stuff

Some times it’s the little things that can make all the difference. In this follow up to Rory Sutherland’s Life Lessons From an Ad Man he explains why.

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Rory Sutherland
Studio
James Murgatroyd

Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man

This has to be one of my all time favourite TED Talks. Rory is the Vice Chairman of Ogilvy in the UK who got is start in direct mail. More recently he’s known for being a leading voice for the use of behavioural economics in advertising. This talk is well worth watching

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