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08 Feb 2018

A Client’s Guide to Appointing a Marketing Agency

The very start of a client and agency relationship is important, it can set the tone for how any future projects will go and ultimately whether it will be a long and productive partnership. At Workhouse, we dedicate a lot of time to improving our relationships and the way we work with our clients. However,…

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Category: Marketing By: Workhouse Marketing

29 Jan 2018

Facebook’s changed their algorithm (again). Here’s what it means for your business page…

Alright, what’s happened here then? It would seem that Google and Facebook are locked in a fierce battle to decide who can change their algorithm most often. Stand down SEO’s, it’s time for the social team to despair as Mark Zuckerberg recently announced they would be once again changing its news feed algorithm (a.k.a. Edgerank)…

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Category: Social Media By: Workhouse Marketing

04 Sep 2017

User Experience Rules for Online Advertisements and Pop-Ups in Web Design

We’ve all experienced it (excuse the pun). You click a link eager to devour the juicy content that’s been promised on the other side. Your mouse cursor hovers over the play button expectantly and then BANG, you have to look at an annoying advertisement first. ‘Sign up to our mailing list’, ‘buy this’, ‘click here’,…

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Category: Website Design By: Workhouse Marketing

10 Jul 2017

5 Reasons Quality SEO Copywriting is Essential to Your Website

You type a search query into Google or any of the other search engines and look through the options it fires back. Your business isn’t there. Your competitors are, but you’re not. You keep clicking through the pages and finally find your business on page 3, 4, 5 or even worse. It’s actually irrelevant which…

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Category: Digital, Marketing By: Workhouse Marketing

04 Jul 2017

Facebook Ads – Do you just click the ‘Boost post’ button? Here’s why you shouldn’t!

If you have a Facebook page for your business you may well have realised the huge potential of running Facebook ads. However, if you’re one of the many businesses that simply press the ‘Boost post’ button that shows up on each of your posts I have some bad news for you… You have more than…

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Category: Social Media By: Workhouse Marketing

15 May 2017

3 SEO Friendly Strategies for Building Links

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is a complicated business that takes a lot of skill and know how (and we must admit, sometimes a bit of dumb luck). SEO practices can be split into two categories: on-page and off-page. On-page strategies refer to anything you might do to make a web page more attractive to a…

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Category: Industry, Marketing By: Workhouse Marketing

25 Jan 2017

No Ifs or Buts… It’s Time to Secure Your Website

The vast majority of our posts exist to offer friendly advice, take it or leave it type stuff for the most part. However, the information in this particular post we want to resonate a bit stronger as it could be critical to your website. Starting this month Google will start to show warnings on unencrypted websites…

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Category: Website Design By: Workhouse Marketing

01 Dec 2016

Beware of the Trolls: A Guide to Handling Social Media Complaints (and Trolls)

Now, the first thing you need to do is distinguish between a troll and genuine customer complaint. Not all who complain are necessarily trolls and it’s important that each is dealt with differently. Troll1 (noun): A cave dwelling creature with poor hygiene and an ugly appearance. Troll2 (verb): To derive pleasure from posting deliberately offensive…

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Category: Digital, Industry, Social Media By: Workhouse Marketing

23 Nov 2016

6 Signs Your Website is Due an Upgrade

Websites are little bit like cars, they don’t last forever and without constant maintenance and care they can quickly turn into “a banger”. This doesn’t necessarily mean you need to commission a brand new website (but it might do), sometimes a website just needs a bit of TLC. At Workhouse we are often tasked with…

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Category: Digital, Website Design By: Workhouse Marketing

15 Oct 2016

7 Steps to Creating Killer Content

We live in an age where the web is awash with content, standing out can be tough, but it also presents one of the biggest opportunities for modern businesses. Content comes in many forms; blog posts, videos, social media, ebooks, white papers, guides, the list goes on! At Workhouse, creating content is much more than…

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Category: Digital, Marketing By: Workhouse Marketing

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