Archive for February 2015

Some Common WordPress Terms Explained – Part 2

Yesterday I explained some of the common terms you might see when hosting a WordPress website. Today, I will delve a little deeper into this, looking at URLs and Permalinks. Let’s continue … URL – URL is an acronym for Uniform Resource Locator. Every page on the Internet has a unique “address”, known as its URL. When you add links to…

We’re On The Hunt For An Amazing Designer

Do you dream in RGB? Do you see the world in perfect pixels? Do you lust after perfection? Do you get tingles when someone mentions responsive web design? We are on the hunt for a website designer extraordinaire for contract-based work, someone that we can build a long-term relationship with. We’re not all that big on boring resumes.  We prefer the creative types…

Some Common WordPress Terms Explained – Part 1

If you have a WordPress website, you no doubt have heard a lot of terms and acronyms. If you are a techie, these terms are just part of everyday life. But, for the non-techie, it’s sometimes hard to keep it all straight. Here are some of the most often used phrases and terms you will hear…

Embedding A Twitter Feed On Your Website – Should You Do It?

If you’ve been reading my blog, you know I am a fan of Twitter. Twitter is a great place to connect, share information, and build relationships. You have no doubt seen websites that have their Twitter feed embedded in their website, generally in the footer or sidebar. It’s fairly easy to do, but should you do it?…

10 Ways To Get More Twitter Retweets

Do you you remember this commercial? This is a perfect example of how Retweeting works. With over 280 million monthly active users, Twitter has become one of the main stages of the Social Media world. Of course, with over 500 million Tweets being sent every day, we need to do everything we can to ensure our Tweets…

The Pridham Group Team

Many people have asked me who “The Pridham Group” is. Today, I’d like to introduce you to my team. Mark Pridham Mark Pridham, the owner of The Pridham Group, has been designing and developing websites since 1999. Coming from a background in photography and IT, Mark has a passion for design and detail. Being a…

A Handy Twitter Checklist

If you downloaded my Facebook Checklist, you may find this handy Twitter Checklist useful as well. I know I always like to have a checklist handy when creating new Social Media profiles, or even when reviewing them to make sure I haven’t missed anything.

Working With Images In WordPress

Working with a new Content Management System can be daunting at first. WordPress is one of the easiest platforms we have worked with from a client viewpoint, but even WordPress has it’s quirks. This is the first in a series of articles about working with WordPress.

5 Website Mistakes You May Be Making

When building a website, every detail is important – from the content, to the images, to the placement of the various elements. Unfortunately, when launching a website, many things can be overlooked. With the proliferation of pre-made themes and DIY websites, many sites are being launched without thinking of how website elements work together, yet each having their own role.…

The Right Image For The Right Purpose

Have you ever been lazy when creating images for Social Media? I have. It’s all to easy to create a single image, and then spread it around your various social media networks, like it’s a “one size fits all” thing. But guess what? It isn’t. Every social media channel has a specific size image that…