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.

February, 2014

4 SEO Techniques You Must Stop Using Immediately

By |SEO|

Google has been clamping down hard on website owners lately with a wave of zoo like updates and penalties. Some websites have dropped from the first page down to the 10th or been removed from the index completely. If you’ve been using shady techniques and haven’t been hit yet no doubt your time will come. But what are these shady techniques? Well, this really cool infographic from Infaweb gives you 4 examples of SEO techniques you should stop using immediately. […]

12 Critical Elements Your Website Homepage Must Have

By |Web design|

How effective is your business website? Is it generating leads and enquiries? If not, why not? Your homepage is probably the most visited page on your website so make sure it is optimised to its full potential to convert that traffic into leads. How do I do that? I hear you ask. Well this handy infographic from HubSpot gives you 12 critical elements your homepage should have. […]

6 Black Hat SEO Techniques That Are Killing Your Website

By |SEO|

As business owners we all want to get to the top of Google right? We want to be the first company potential customers call when they are searching online. But at what cost? Google has released a series of updates over the past few years that has rendered certain SEO techniques not only useless, but they can get your site removed from Google completely. The infographic below from SEO.com gives you 6 black hat SEO tactics that could be killing your website. […]

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your SEO

By |SEO, Social media|

With the rise of social networking sites Google has started to take social sharing signals into account when ranking your website. On Twitter they look at how many tweets and retweets a URL has received and the authority of the accounts tweeting those links. For Facebook and Google plus they look at how many +1’s and likes a URL receives and likewise for the other sites like Pinterest and LinkedIn. The infographic below from Quicksprout shows you how getting your website shared more on social media can improve your SEO and place you higher on Google. […]

12 Brilliant Blog Post Ideas That Drive Traffic

By |Content marketing|

Did you know a business that blogs receive 55% more traffic to their websites? Who couldn’t use 55% more traffic? Imagine having all those extra prospects finding out about your company and what you have to offer! What do you post to your blog though? It’s a question a lot of our clients ask regularly and one that is answered in the infographic below from Wishpond who give you 12 killer blog post ideas that will drive extra traffic. […]