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Content Marketing Mistakes

How to Recognise and Avoid Content Marketing Mistakes

Posted on April 23, 2014 by Kirsty Mallan

In the day and age where ‘Content is King’, it can be very tricky to develop perfect content that will get your message across and connect to your audience. There are many things to be mindful of when writing content such as audience and spelling/grammar

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Blossom on the tree

Spring has sprung! #spring #blossom #pink #flowers #bluesky #tree

April 17, 2014 via Instagram
Touching a tablet

The Art of Digital Brochures

Posted on April 15, 2014 by Kirsty Mallan

As businesses are quickly moving their operations online, digital brochures are becoming a cost effective means of advertising products and services. A digital brochure should be an excellent representation of your company and creating a professional looking brochure is key to drawing in your customers.

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WordPress Logo

WordPress - What can it Offer Small Business Owners?

Posted on April 8, 2014 by Kirsty Mallan

The list of website building and blogging tools is vast and ever growing. It can be difficult to find the one that is right for you and your business. WordPress is becoming a fast favourite in developing free and easy to manage websites, with over

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Selfie of boxChilli staff

BoxChilli Selfie! #selfie #selfieday #teambonding #nationalselfieday

April 8, 2014 via Instagram
Computer and SEO

Are Site Maps still Relevant?

Posted on April 2, 2014 by Kirsty Mallan

In the early days of search engine optimisation, it was standard practise for a website design team to include a site map when building a website. Useful for both SEO robots and human visitors, the site map was a single page with a link to

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7 Steps to Creating Effective Product Photos

Posted on March 25, 2014 by Kirsty Mallan

Since at least 1911, advertisers have been saying “Use a picture. It’s worth a thousand words.” It’s even more true today, when so many people shop online. A good photo shows a potential buyer details that are hard to convey in words, including colour, shape

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Social Media Icons

4 Benefits of Niche Advertising

Posted on March 19, 2014 by Kirsty Mallan

Niche advertising is about finding the people who want or need your products or services, and getting your message across to them. Today, we’re going to talk about the benefits of focussing your advertising resources on specific websites, magazines or newsletters. Businesses already know who

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Missing Website

What to do When Your Website Crashes

Posted on March 17, 2014 by Kirsty Mallan

It’s every website owner’s nightmare: you go to visit your own site, and it’s not there. Or worse: a customer calls to complain and you’ve been hacked. But what should you do next? As web development experts, BoxChilli have the answers. If your Site is

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Finding new customers

5 Unusual Ways to Find New Customers Online

Posted on March 11, 2014 by matt

Bringing customers to your website or e-commerce store is similar to bringing customers to a physical shop: you need to make your site a great place to be, and also get out there and tell people it exists. At boxChilli, we do both for our

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Oh what a beautiful day! #sunnyday #portsmouth #boxChilli #blueskies #norain #views

March 11, 2014 via Instagram

Running a Facebook page made easy

Posted on February 27, 2014 by matt

As Facebook has over a billion users and creating a Facebook page for your business is free, it seems daft not to.But what next? An out-of-date page or one with little info can actually be a turn off for customers. Follow our tips below to

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Creating a Consistent Look with Graphic Design

Posted on February 24, 2014 by matt

How many different channels does your advertising go out through? If you’re like most small businesses in the UK, you’ll be using a real mix of media. A typical month might see your logo, products or other graphic design work in the local free sheet,

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7 Great Ways to use an App to Grow your Business

Posted on February 12, 2014 by matt

Smart phones are in almost every pocket. In Britain, over 70% of adults own a smart phone and a quarter of households own a tablet and the figures are rising rapidly. Apps will be key for many businesses in the next few years. Here are

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Landing Pages: What are they and do you need one?

Posted on February 11, 2014 by matt

A landing page is a page that you expect visitors to your site to land on. It’s often the first page they see when they arrive at your site, either through searching for a particular term or by following a link from another site. Landing

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Social Networks for your Business: A Quick Introduction

Posted on February 10, 2014 by matt

Most of the world’s internet users are part of at least one social network, and many of us have multiple profiles. As a result, social networks are an important part of any digital marketing strategy. It’s easy to spend several hours browsing any one of

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boxChilli Christmas Party

February 10, 2014 via Instagram