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Bold, Italics, Capitals – When To Call On Your Superheroes

A superhero is only super because he or she stands out amongst the crowd. If we were a planet of flying, teleporting, time-freezing super-strong aliens, then we wouldn’t think there was anything super about us. When it comes to using formatting methods such as bold, italics, capitals or centering, all of these little text-enhancing superheroes will only stand out if they are used sparingly, in the right place, and when absolutely necessary…

Do You need testimonials on your website?

Do I Need To Add Testimonials To My Website?

Reviews, testimonials, recommendations – we all seek reassurance in them. We might even skip past the good ones just to see if there are any bad ones.Other people are sources of information for us. They can tell us whether this product or service is actually any good or not. Reading their testimonials builds trust in your business.

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Should I Buy Multiple Domain Names For My Website?

If I have multiple domain names, will my website rank better on the search engines? Will I be more likely to draw in extra traffic? Will my website become a supercharged powerhouse bursting with domain names that will become a magnet for new business? The answer might not be quite as positive as you would expect, but hopefully we can answer your questions during this article…

How to come up with an effective domain name

How To Choose The Best Domain Name For Your Website

Choosing a domain name for your new business may not be as simple as you think. Most people just use their company name, but unless your branding is well recognised, this may work against you…

Is It Possible For A Website To Look Too Good?

Is it possible for your business website to look too good? Too polished? Too slick? Too posh?
Perhaps it depends on how slick and posh you already are.

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Stop Collecting Email Addresses On Your Website…Unless You Have Permission!

“If a customer fills out a form and adds their email address, what can I do with it?” This is a terrible question, asked by non-GDPR compliant cavemen and cavewoman who still think it’s OK to treat other people’s info as if it’s their own…

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How Do I Send An Email Newsletter?

You are building a GDPR-friendly email list, and now you want to start sending out newsletters, the professional way. Where do you start?

selling is serving

Selling Isn’t A Dirty Word. Selling Is Serving!

“Don’t sell your product. Solve their problems.” Mark Cuban’s wise words sum up the art of selling – it is about helping people, fixing problems and improving the lives of others…

Don't look like a clown, get a professional email address

Don’t Be A Clown. Get A Professional Email Address For Your Business.

iF we’re honest, not many people will accuse you of clownery for not having a proper business email address. But they might not call you professional either…

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Making the most of your Professional Email Address

When you with Reason8, one of the major benefits is that you can use your own domain name or website address – www.StunningLandscapes.com. Many website hosting companies offer websites which sit on subdomains and your website address would end up being something like www.hostingcompany.com/page-stunninglandscapes, which from a marketing point of view is not great. When it comes to promoting your company, you need to portray as professional an image as possible to make the best first impression. Having your own domain is vital in so many ways. Just as important, is having a professional email address such as info@StunningLandscapes.com. This means that when potential clients contact you they’re emailing an address directly associated with your domain name. A professional email address will offer customers far more reassurance than an email address such as stunninglandscapes@hotmail.com. Every business website with Reason8 includes at least one Professional Email Address as standard.

26/10/2009

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I hope you’ve all enjoyed and been helped by these Tutorial Blogs. The Blogs offer constant access to step-by-step guides on how to make the very most of your Reason8 Website. If you get stuck when you build a website with Reason8 you can look for tutorials covering the following subjects:

09/12/2009

Website and Email Security

Spam and Phishing emails continue to be a major problem for web users worldwide. When you with Reason8, we work hard to offer you as much protection against these verminous troublemakers as we possible can. You may or may not have noted the recent security warning email sent to all customers to stay alert for a coordinated 'Phishing' attempt, which tries to steal your login details. If you receive an email requesting your login details and pretending to be from Reason8 or anyone else for that matter, IGNOR IT!!!.

12/01/2010

Pointing your domain at your new website.

Congratulations, you’ve made the very clever move to build your website with Reason8 using their award winning and editing system. One of the first things you’ll need to do is decide whether to purchase a new domain (website address) or use an existing one, which you’ll have previously bought from one of the many domain registrars.

19/02/2010

Security Warning - Phishing Emails

Spam and Phishing emails are a major problem for web users worldwide and the offensive criminals who create and develop these vindictive emails continue to develop new ploys to gain information that they have no right to. Reason8 work hard to provide as much protection against such spam and phishing emails as possible. You should have received a security warning from us recently. Please do take the time to read and take note of the information in the warning to help block these pests from succeeding.  A number of customers have asked about these devious emails, which aim to fool you into giving them the login details for your website and your personal email. DO NOT fall for their tricks - Never give your login details to anyone! We will NEVER ask you for your reason8 or personal email login details and you should never disclose them to anyone. If you receive a suspicious email pretending to be from Reason8 requesting your details, please else ignore it and if possible, let us know so that we can warn others.

22/02/2010

First Steps to Search Engine Optimisation.

What was it that first motivated you to ? Have you just started a new business? Does your existing business need a boost? Do you want more people to come to your shop? Would you like new customers to call you to get a quote or enquire about your services or products? Do you want to reduce your workload? Provide more efficient and consistent information to your customers? Do you want to establish a professional brand, launch a new product, get some feedback on a new idea?

26/02/2010

Response from your Customers

As a , one of your main achievements will be successfully generating response from your customers and visitors both new and existing. The easiest way to ensure maximum response from customers is to make it very, very simple for them to get in touch. There are several ways you can provide simple ways for your customers to get in touch and they are all easy to add to your website, using your Content Editor.

10/03/2010

Boost Word of Mouth marketing of your website

Word of mouth is probably one the most trusted and effective methods of advertising. If you consider the way you’d react to a tv, radio or press advertisement claiming how great something is and then compare that to your response to someone you know and trust telling you about a really good product, service or company that they’ve found and recommend. You’d be far more likely to go with what your friend says wouldn’t you? So when you , how can you help to generate more word of mouth about your company, products or services?

08/06/2010

Using your Website Email Address

As part of all business website packages with Reason8, you are provided with a forwarding email address using your own domain name. For example, if your domain name is www.bestflorist.co.uk you will be given an email address with your website such as info@bestflorist.co.uk or orders@bestflorist.co.uk. In fact, when you with Reason8, you can pick whatever prefix you want for your email address. Using your professional email address both on your website and on any literature you produce will portray your company in a professional way and will help to create a good first impression. If you didn’t already have a professional email address with your domain, you may have been using a personal email address. In this blog we will show you how to set up your email program to display your email address when clients reply to you.

08/03/2011

Using clickable email addresses.

There are large number of internet users who use web based email rather than standard windows email programs such as Outlook Express or Windows Mail. Sometimes these web based email systems have not been configured as the computers default email client and so will not react to clickable email links. Such people are therefore unable to use clickable email links from websites, which can be a problem for . If you have customers who have experienced this problem, you can advise them that it is quite simple to set up their web based email as their “default email programme” on their computer so that when they click an email link, a new message window will open from their normal email system, allowing them to quickly and easily send emails.

10/03/2011

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