About Mark Walker-Ford

Mark is the Founder and Managing Director of Red Website Design, a low cost web design and internet marketing company based in the UK.

May, 2014

10 Reasons Why You Must Use Visual Content as Part of Your Marketing Strategy

By |Marketing|

How many times have you heard the saying pictures paint a thousand words? The human brain processes visual content such as images and video far easier than it does a piece of written content so incorporating them into your marketing strategy is a great way to get your message across. That’s one of the major reasons why we use infographics so much here on our blog. The infographic below from Kwikturn Media gives you 10 reasons why visual content should be part of your marketing strategy. […]

How Facebook Decides Whether to Show Your Posts to Your Fans

By |Social media|

As you may have noticed your Facebook page posts don’t reach all of your fans. The cynics out there will tell you that’s because they want you to start paying for adverts. Facebook will tell you they are trying to ensure Facebook users only get shown what they want to see. But why would someone like a page if they didn’t want to see their updates I hear you say? Our thoughts exactly! The infographic below from PostRocket goes into more detail about how Facebook decides whether to display your posts to your fans. […]

18 Sustainable SEO Methods That Google Will Love

By |SEO|

We’ve said this before and we’ll say it again: SEO is a marathon, not a sprint! Gone are the days where you can stuff your site with keywords and buy a load of quick crappy links, Google doesn’t like people gaming the system and is coming down hard on those who do. A lot of website owners who have partook in Black Hat SEO techniques have seen traffic drop significantly, whilst others have been removed from the Google index altogether. The infographic below from Positionly gives you 18 sustainable SEO methods you can use that won’t lead to a penalty from Google. […]

10 Steps to Create an Awesome LinkedIn Company Page

By |Social media|

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? Have you setup your company page too? If you didn’t already know LinkedIn allows you to setup a company page in addition to your personal profile. This allows other LinkedIn users to follow your company without having to connect with you first. The infographic below from WordPress Integration gives you 10 steps to follow to create an awesome LinkedIn company page. […]

What Your Website Fonts and Colours Say About Your Business

By |Web design|

What fonts and colours do you use on your website? For some this is a trivial matter that deserves very little thought. We often receive web design briefs from customers who don’t mind what fonts and colours we use on their site. Should you be putting more thought into this though? The infographic below looks at how fonts and colours are perceived. Are yours portraying the right message about your business? […]

14 SEO Myths You Should Ignore

By |SEO|

There are lots of SEO companies and gurus out there who claim to know their stuff and with that often comes bold statements that may not actually be true. The infographic below from Marketing Mojo gives you 14 of the most common myths they think you’re likely to hear. How many did you think were true? […]

5 Ways to Use Video to Market Your Business

By |Content marketing|

Video can be a great way to give your customers a load of information without them having to browse through your site to find it. We tell our customers what we do and why they should choose us with a 2 minute explainer video on our home page. There are a number of ways to use video as part of your marketing strategy, the infographic below gives you 5 of them. […]

14 Time Saving Social Media Tools Every Business Owner Needs

By |Social media|

Are you extremely busy and struggling to make time for your social media marketing strategy? Rather than letting your marketing suffer why not automate parts of the process? The infographic below from Timi Budai gives you 14 tools that will reduce the time your social media marketing strategy takes up. We’re surprised to see that ManageFlitter aren’t on there. Find out how they helped us reach 100,000 Twitter followers here. […]