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Top 10 SEO Blogs

If you want your website to rank highly in search engines such as Google, then you’ll need to keep on top of the latest SEO best practices. This can be difficult, and sometimes complex, but it’s something that has to be done if you want to keep people visiting your website.

Below are 10 popular SEO blogs that we recommend – which will hopefully help you to increase your SEO knowledge, and in time get your website ranking as highly as possible:

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Prepare for winter sales during the quiet summer period


Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it” said Winston Churchill. Are you busy dreaming or are you hard at work? Easyspace have again welcomed back Andrea del Campo from our partner ePages to explain why ecommerce retailers should prepare for winter sales during the quiet summer period.

Over to you Andrea:



For online retailers, summer tends to be a quiet period – customers are usually thinking about everything else other than spending their time on internet. However, September is approaching fast and with it, many seasonal promotions will pop up throughout the last quarter of the year: back-to-school, Halloween and Christmas, for example. So instead of trying hard to maintain your sales and invest all your efforts in summer promotions, benefit from the slow August to look ahead, review your shop and plan for the upcoming seasons.

Here are a few of things you can do to get yourself prepared for the last and most intense shopping quarter of the year:


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Interview with Sean Mallon, founder of Bizdaq


Sean Mallon is a 29 year old entrepreneur who started his first business, Intelligent Business Transfer, at the age of 21, armed with just a Yellow Pages and a mobile phone. He has successfully run this business for over 8 years now, helping more that 1,200 everyday entrepreneurs realise the value of their hard work by successfully completing the sale of their businesses.

Sean identified the trend toward self-service platforms like eBay, Gumtree and eMoove, deciding that the business transfer industry was prime for a disruptive new business model. He spent around six months attempting to secure funding for the new business, successfully securing £1 million of investment last year – launching Bizdaq in November 2014. With Bizdaq Sean is cleaning up an industry and ensuring that small business owners save on average over £10,000 on the sale of their business.

Easyspace recently caught up with Sean for a chat:

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New Media Europe Conference


Easyspace is pleased to announce that we are one of the sponsors of the New Media Europe conference in September 2015. This unique conference is aimed at podcasters, bloggers, social media visionaries, content creators, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals and new media enthusiasts.

This 2 day event is being held in Manchester, 12-13th September 2015 at the Midland Hotel. If you are interested in learning about the effective use of new media tools ‒ such as podcasting, blogging and social media, then this is the conference for you. This will be one of the most outstanding new media conferences to hit Europe in 2015.

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What is Web Hosting?


What is Web Hosting? It may seem quite technical, complex and maybe even intimidating, but don’t worry, it’s actually quite simple. If you are planning on setting up a website, then odds are you will need web hosting for it, so it’s something you need to understand.

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Defining your shipping strategy: what to consider?


Each year thousands of online businesses choose Easyspace as their hosting provider. While having robust, secure, reliable and fast hosting is a must for businesses who want to sell online, the fact is it is only one component of a  running a successful website. One factor that often doesn’t get the attention it ought to, is the shipping strategy that an online business will implement once it has set up its online shop. A poor shipping strategy could be very damaging for a business, so it’s crucial that it is carefully thought out, at an early stage of a websites development.

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How to use our backup and restore service for web hosting


Backup and restore works silently in the background making sure your web site is always secure.

Every day we will take a copy of your web site files and any associated databases and give you access to them via your control panel – we keep up to two months worth of data!

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Interview with Kallum Russell of Acorn Enterprise


Kallum “with a K” Russell is the Chief Enterprise Officer of Acorn Enterprise, an organisation dedicated to growing Scotland’s start-up business culture. Kallum is passionate about marketing, small businesses and entrepreneurship. Having launched 4 businesses and had 4 jobs in the 3 years since his graduation, Kallum brings a wealth of practical knowledge gained from working on different projects.

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Selling via price comparison portals and marketplaces


When you are selling via the internet, there’s a huge variety of channels to attract attention to your business. Apart from your online shop there are many other channels, such as marketplaces. In this post, we breakdown the advantages of selling though marketplaces and product portals, plus the possibilities of selling through your ePages shop.

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10 of the best WordPress plugins

WordPress is a free, open source blogging tool and content management system. Using WordPress is one of the easiest & cheapest ways for you to create a powerful, professional website on your own.

A popular feature of WordPress is the ability to add “plugins” to your WordPress website – these are bits of software that you can add on to your website that will give it extra functions, and expand the capability of your site. For example, you could add a plugin that allows you to easily include a poll into your website. This means you don’t have to get involved in creating any complicated code, or have to spend money paying a developer to create one for you – the quick & simple solution is to use a plugin which does it all for you.

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