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1402, 2022

Announcing Some Exciting New Features: Get 10 Top Tips Free eBook for Creating a Website

By |February 14th, 2022|Categories: Digital Marketing, Branding, News, SEO, Web Development|Tags: , , |

Announcing Some Exciting New Features: Get a Free eBook for Creating a Website We have put together a professional, easy to follow tips guide on what to consider when creating your own website. It is a guide that strips down to ten fundamental points of what you need to consider when creating and maintaining a website and making it an effective tool for your business. [...]

402, 2022

Announcing Some Exciting New Features: Website Auditing

By |February 4th, 2022|Categories: Digital Marketing, Branding, News, SEO|Tags: , , |

Announcing Some Exciting New Features: Website Auditing It is with great pride that we can un-box some exciting new features on our Greenlight Web website. For we release two features that both existing clients and those new to Greenlight Web can take full advantage of. Free Website Auditing First, we must talk about our auditing tool. Often, websites can be clunky, but you [...]

2912, 2021

WordPress Trends You Should Know About in 2022

By |December 29th, 2021|Categories: Web Development, Digital Marketing, SEO|Tags: , , |

WordPress Trends You Should Know About in 2022 Gutenberg Enhancements Gutenberg is following a four-phase roadmap that will touch major pieces of WordPress. WordPress is always evolving and currently work is specifically underway on the second phase of the Gutenberg project. The goal of this project is to provide a greater web presence for people wanting to start businesses, which WordPress has been doing since [...]

1511, 2021

Being a Trainee Web Developer for Greenlight Web

By |November 15th, 2021|Categories: Web Development, Digital Marketing, News|Tags: , , |

Being a Trainee Web Developer for Greenlight Web Joining Greenlight Web I initially chose to enter web development due to the continuous learning opportunities that inherently comes with the industry. Especially as in my previous job, I felt as if I had learned all that there was to know within just three years. Having had coding experience from high school and a passion for web [...]

211, 2021

Is Page Load Speed Important for a Website?

By |November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Web Development, SEO|Tags: , |

Is Page Load Speed Important for a Website? What is page load speed? Page load speed is the time it takes to load a page on a website. The longer a page takes to load, the more visitors will hit that back button. A page should take 2 seconds to load. Anything longer than 3 seconds and you will start losing visitors. Why is page [...]

810, 2021

Why a WordPress Website Is So Much Better Than a Hard-Coded One

By |October 8th, 2021|Categories: Digital Marketing, Web Development|Tags: , , |

Why a WordPress Website Is So Much Better Than a Hard-Coded One For those outside of the web industry, you may have no idea what WordPress is. You may not even know what a CMS is. But here at Greenlight Web, it is our bread and butter. WordPress, our speciality CMS platform of choice, provides the backbone of our professional website services to clients up [...]

2309, 2021

How to Get Work Experience in Web Design Manchester

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Digital Marketing, Web Development|Tags: , , |

How to Get Work Experience in Web Design Manchester Getting your foot in the door is perhaps the hardest stage of anyone wanting to start their career. You may have gone through roles that didn’t quite fit what you were looking for long term. Or perhaps, you are fresh-faced and ready to take on your passion. Greenlight Web is here to break down what it [...]

809, 2021

Why it is Important to Ensure Your Website Has Valid SSL Certification!

By |September 8th, 2021|Categories: SEO, Digital Marketing, Web Development|Tags: , |

Why it is Important to Ensure Your Website Has Valid SSL Certification! What is SSL Certification? An SSL Certificate is a digital certificate that authenticates a website's identity and enables an encrypted connection. SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, a security protocol that creates an encrypted link between a web server and a web browser. SSL Certificates protect your sensitive information such as credit card [...]

2308, 2021

The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Web Design Company

By |August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Web Development|

The benefits of hiring a professional web design company We often find clients who come to us with websites that they have had a friend of the owner develop. There is no denying that some of these websites can be great, but for most of the time, better opportunities can be had with a local web design company such as Greenlight Web in Manchester. Professional [...]

108, 2021

5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Responsive Website

By |August 1st, 2021|Categories: SEO, Digital Marketing, Web Development|Tags: , |

5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Responsive Website A responsive website is a great way to reach customers on all devices. It doesn't matter what industry you're in - having your website accessible on any device will give your company the competitive edge it needs in this digital age. The idea now is to create a website that will be able to adapt quickly and responsively according to [...]

1207, 2021

How to Create an SEO friendly Blog Post

By |July 12th, 2021|Categories: SEO, Digital Marketing|

How to Create an SEO Friendly Blog Post Blogs are one of the most popular ways for businesses and people to share their thoughts and opinions with others. It is also one of the easier ways to create brand awareness and become an authority in your business sector. This article will show you how to create an SEO friendly blog post in a few easy steps. [...]

1606, 2021

7 Features That Your Homepage Must Have

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Digital Marketing, Branding|Tags: , |

7 Features That Your Homepage Must Have The homepage is the single most important page of any website, even more so than landing pages or your own store. The homepage is a window into your business and sets the branding for your company, it is often the most visited page and is where first impressions count. Therefore, we are talking about the features that your homepage must-have. [...]

1703, 2021

Why Is Social Media So Important In Today’s World And How You Can Utilise It For Your Business!

By |March 17th, 2021|Categories: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media|Tags: , , |

Why Is Social Media So Important In Today’s World And How You Can Utilise It For Your Business! Social media marketing has very quickly become an essential business tool for companies that allows them to use social media platforms to connect and engage with their target market, potential customers, and existing ones. Billions of people are active on social media and no matter who your target market is, there [...]

212, 2020

Greenlight’s Tips To Make 2021 A Great Year!

By |December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Digital Marketing, Branding, Email Marketing, SEO, Social Media, Web Development, Working From Home|

Greenlight’s Tips To Make 2021 A Great Year! At the moment, with so many new businesses being created through the pandemic but also plenty of existing companies struggling, it is crucial that companies fully utilise their IT, Telecoms, and Digital Marketing. Below, Greenlight have highlighted how our group can help your company start 2021 right! Greenlight Computers Now is the [...]

2904, 2020

The Importance of UI/UX in Defining Your Brand

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: Branding, Digital Marketing|Tags: , |

The Importance of UI/UX in Defining Your Brand One question that I get from clients whenever we talk about the importance of good design when creating a website is, ‘What is the difference between UI and UX design and how do the two elements A - play a part in engaging users, getting them to spend time on your site, and B – help achieve a favourable website [...]

2004, 2020

The Fight Against Cyber Crime Escalates

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Working From Home|

The Fight Against Cyber Crime Escalates Cyber threats continue to grow, sadly, during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown across the globe. The press is full of nightmare stories, but the big players are battling hard to keep us all safe. Here are some examples that act as both: Warning to be vigilant (if in doubt don’t click) and Confidence that the IT industry is pushing hard to stop the criminals [...]

3103, 2020

Your Digital Marketing Presence is Key to 21st Century Success

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Digital Marketing, Working From Home|

Your Digital Marketing Presence is Key to 21st Century Success 75% of the World is now Working from Home, physical meetings are off the agenda, so your Digital Marketing is where you will be seen (or not). • Don’t sit there with an Unsecure website, nobody will call you. • If you have products to sell why not package them up and sell them through an E-Shop, we have [...]

2403, 2020

WordPress Release 5.4 RC3

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: Web Development|Tags: |

WordPress Release 5.4 RC3 The next WordPress release is due on 31st March 2020. This is for version 5.4 RC3. As with all major releases, this will have a positive impact on the performance of many websites BUT importantly a negative impact on those websites that are Plugin heavy. Plugin and Theme developers should have reviewed their products against the new release in the Beta testing phase. We recommend [...]

1903, 2020

Advantages of Working From Home

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Working From Home|

Advantages of Working From Home. After an initial flourish of project cancellations, the Digital Marketing industry is starting to report slightly better news. Businesses are realising that 12 weeks out maybe the ideal opportunity to focus on the long await rebrand. Working from home is offering key marketing staff time to concentrate on new messages the business wishes to give to its clients in 2020, new product and service [...]

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