Alison K's Blog
Articles to help you do more with your brand, website and marketing. Free of jargon whenever possible. Bad puns can't be helped.
Wondering about the purpose of rebranding and if it’s right for your business? This is my guide to decide if you need a brand refresh, rebranding or positioning. With examples and questions to ask to help you make the right decision.
Getting eyeballs on your amazing content is essential as a service-based business. But how do you do that when you’re running the whole show? SEO to the rescue!
How can you tell which tweet sent the most traffic? Are people doing anything with your freebies? How can you tell if people visited your site from Google My Business? Find out how to use UTMs to grow your traffic and track it more efficiently!
Your time and energy as a website owner is precious. Here are some questions to ask to determine what’s important to work on. A bit of a rant, but I do it from a place of love.
Monthly WordPress maintenance. The service many small business owners put off, only to regret later. I interviewed Allison Woad to tell you in her own words why it’s so important. And, you know, cut the jargon crap and just explain to us how it all works.
It is not business as usual right now. Small business owners are pausing or evaluating their systems. The great news is that service-based businesses are in a unique situation to help through their expertise.
Freshen your website for the New Year. It’s easy, and I promise to keep it to only four items, one of which is a two-second item. Remind yourself to visit this post every 364 days 😉
How can you tell if your content is converting? How do you know if the words you’re using are resonating with the right audience? This post gets an extra dose of expertise as I’ve invited Adriana Tica of iDunn to weigh in on this subject.
Who doesn’t love to learn more about colour in web design? The fine folks over at SatelliteWP asked me to weigh in on the topic as a guest blogger on their site.
Just what the heck is a domain, really? What advantage does the .ca one have for us Canadians? Should I take care of my domains? I answer some of the most common Q’s I get!
Installing Google Analytics can seem daunting. Or maybe you’re unsure if now is the right time to do it. Let me put it into perspective…
“Chit, Chat, Chop” is an amazing FacebookLive cooking show hosted by the fine folks at Kitchen Door. They’ve had politicians. They’ve had athletes. They’ve had bands. And now they’re gonna have… me?
Your non-profit website is your face to the public. Donors, volunteers, clients, the media, and grant organizations evaluate doing business with you based on what they see. Is it one of your most important yet neglected asset?
Pinterest allows you to collect a variety of imagery quickly. It also helps articulate what you have in mind for your ‘yet-designed’ logo and branding. Daley Progress invited me to guest blog on the subject.
Cut and pasting techniques. Excerpts and ‘read more’ functions. Here are some technical and creative approaches that are sure to speed up writing and posting time.