If you’re not “current” online, you’re yesterday’s news. It’s very easy to fall behind as the nature of the internet means if you aren’t immediately adapting, your website traffic will likely decline. To handle the extra workload this adds to a business owner’s schedule, you’ll need a Gold Coast website read more..
If you’re starting a website to attract business, you need people to be able to see it. This principle is at the heart of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and is something most commercial websites aim for. There are many ways to do this, but one of the most effective is read more..
If you have a business website and you haven’t thought about search engine optimisation, you are virtually letting all your competitors take your business. Many SME business owners on the Gold Coast don’t realise SEO campaigns need to be tailored for local competition because your neighbourhood is often your most read more..
STILL TO EDIT! WordPress has a huge range of advantages for local businesses looking to expand their business online. Known as the world’s largest CMS (content management system), WordPress is used by roughly 25% of all websites. From its free open-source services to premium business applications, WordPress has proven it read more..
There’s a saying in the digital world about billboard advertising, which goes, “Imagine buying a billboard ad then putting it in the desert where no one can see it”. Basically, building a website, no matter how eye-catching and interesting to read, then not promoting it with search engine optimisation is read more..
If you’re a business owner with a website that’s not ranking on search engines, it may be because of substandard content on your site. Poor quality content that’s filled with spelling errors and poor grammar, or that’s written by someone whose first language isn’t English can severely penalise your position read more..
Websites rely on hosting services to make them publicly accessible. Unfortunately, hosting can also make sites vulnerable if they are not security-protected, which is a dilemma facing businesses as e-commerce increases. To navigate the pitfalls of web hosting on the Gold Coast, you need an expert team to help you read more..
Refining your SEO strategy to “Gold Coast local” can help improve your bottom line. Google ranks local services differently from general searches, which is a trend that has grown as search engines catch onto consumer behaviour. Recent figures show that 46% of searches are for local organisations. If you’re looking read more..
If you’ve created a WordPress business website, you may be thinking that’s all you need to do to enjoy the fruits of your labour and watch the customer enquiries roll in. However, in this digital age, online crime is become more prevalent. So, you can’t afford to create a website read more..
Most people don’t think about what it took to build your website. All they want is a user-friendly experience that gives them the information they’re looking for. Customers also respond better to great-looking websites, so if you’ve engaged a Gold Coast web designer to build an eye-catching WordPress website with read more..
Most Gold Coast businesses are aware that if they want to achieve growth for their business online, they’ll need to appear on the first page of a Google search. As the world’s biggest and most commonly known search engine, “google” is now a recognised verb. So, anybody searching for the read more..
Having an eCommerce website can be a great way to increase sales and therefore improve your bottom line. Deciding online sales are a good use of your resources is only one part of the recipe for success because your Gold Coast-based business will be just one among millions around the read more..
One of the things people don’t often think about when setting up their website is Gold Coast web hosting. You can have a great-looking site with all the links you need, yet without reliable hosting it is wasted. It’s a bit like creating television programmes and not broadcasting them. Hosting read more..
If you’ve had any experience of the internet and how it works, you’ll be aware of the term “search engine optimisation” or SEO. The intricacies of SEO have made Google the corporate giant it is today, so how do you maintain your share of the Google sensation? Worldwide Visibility Social read more..
WordPress is a powerful internet tool. It has been developed over many years by experts in a number of fields to make website design more accessible. If used properly, WordPress can really work for you. Unfortunately, many smaller businesses don’t take advantage of this amazing digital tool. As leading providers read more..
The internet is a very crowded place. There are tens of millions of people using it at any given time. People are bombarded with “messages” from influencers and advertisers every time they look at a different screen. If you want your message to cut across all this traffic, you have read more..
Search engine optimisation (SEO) is a vital tool used to help make your website a hit among both loyal and new fans. A page one search ranking on Google gives your business a platform to showcase its products or services to its most effective audience base. To make sure your read more..
If you’re going to invest time and money in a search engine optimisation (SEO) strategy, you don’t want to waste your time if you’re not getting the highest ROI. Every moment and dollar you spend will need to be maximised, and you can do this with effective landing pages. You read more..
As a Gold Coast-based business, there are plenty of choices available when it comes to redesigning your website. Web design is as competitive field in the globalised marketplace, yet there are some very good reasons as to why it pays to use a local web designer, rather than an offshore read more..
As more and more businesses take to the internet to advertise their goods and services, website security becomes paramount for small to medium-sized enterprises. Often, SMEs operating in a local market don’t realise that high security online also applies to them. If you’ve been lax about your online security, here read more..
Why should you optimise for Voice Search? With the rise and growing popularity of Voice assistants – such as Google Home, Amazon Alexa and Siri – and mobile device use, optimising your website for voice search is a crucial SEO factor. The main reason why voice search is going to read more..
In a move that’s probably not unexpected, the Google+ experiment is over. As announced on October 8 2018, via Google’s blog, the network will be phased out over the next 10 months. https://www.blog.google/technology/safety-security/project-strobe/ Google+ launched in 2011 and was basically formed to compete with social media giant Facebook. In the read more..
Get funding of up to $10,000 from the QLD Government with the Small Business Digital Grants Program. Gold Coast Websites has successfully worked with other local businesses to apply for grant funding for web design, SEO and digital consulting. If you would like to find out how to apply call us any read more..
If you think you don’t need a website, well think again. Websites play a vital role in the virtual world as this would be generally beneficial even to businesses. Yes, you heard it right! Websites are beneficial to businesses either big or small enterprises. Still, the question why do we read more..
Google rewards HTTPS/SSL secure Gold Coast websites Security is a top priority for Google after announcing that HTTPS/SSL would be used as a ranking signal. SEO experts and webmasters have been encouraged to embrace a more secure internet by switching their websites to use secure, encrypted connections. The switch from HTTP read more..
Check out this amazing Gold Coast Timelapse video we have shared from “Visit Gold Coast Queensland, Australia”. Published on Aug 10, 2014 Nothing quite captures the pace and vibrancy of a city like a good timelapse video. From the world-class waves at Snapper Rocks to 100,000 hectares of enchanting National read more..
3 Best Tips for social media There’s a lot of pressure on Gold Coast business owners to be on the top of their game when it comes to online marketing these days. You definitely need a responsive website and to some extent, it’s becoming expected that businesses are active on read more..
Medical Website Design One of the best things about the work we do is the variety of clients we meet. We’ve created websites for many industries including events, retail, beauty, the legal profession and medical industry. We often work with businesses on the Gold Coast, but also have web design read more..
At Gold Coast Websites we strive to guide you on all things technical when it comes to responsive web design. Just as important, however, is the content you publish. Whether you are writing some content yourself or working with our in-house content writer there’s one thing you should keep in read more..
As our name suggests we love being part of the Gold Coast community and we recently had the opportunity to create a website for a premier local event series. The team behind the Sports Super Centre Fun Run Series approached us to develop a site that addressed a number of read more..
For many business managers there are a lot of things to take care of from the day-to-day operations to staff and administration. On top of this there’s the modern day expectation that you should keep your blog and social media accounts active. If marketing doesn’t come naturally to you, you read more..
The Top 5 reasons to contact Gold Coast Websites Are you currently looking for a local web developer to help you create a new website? Gold Coast Websites are web design experts who can help push your business out into the public. There are many things to consider when building read more..
Do you have a Gold Coast business that you need to get online to start selling products directly to clients? We recently worked with AFL legend Peter “Spida” Everitt on a web design that incorporated e-commerce capabilities. Spida and his wife, Sheree, have spent the past eight years travelling, including read more..
Understand the different web hosting options available There are various web hosting options available for Gold Coast businesses, such as Shared, VPS (Virtual Private Server), Dedicated and Managed Web hosting. You can learn more about them in this article. It’s always good to make an educated discussion, so you choose read more..
Aussie users are quick to adopt new technology, so we are starting to pay attention to the uptake and improvements being made to the new Apple Watch. Apple have already announced their first major software update for watchOS™2 — some updates are available now while others are earmarked for the read more..
If you are a hacker, coder, developer, artist or storyteller, GovHack is definitely the place for you! GovHack is sponsored by the City of Gold Coast and is being held at the Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus – Building G30 Room 1.09. Commencement date is July 3rd at 5.30pm with read more..
Join thousands of others and challenge yourself The Gold Coast Airport Marathon is on this weekend on the Gold Coast, celebrating its 37th annual event! The weather conditions are perfect for this internationally recognised marathon held on a flat, fast and picturesque course taking in the breathtaking sights of the read more..
It’s the big term of 2015 when it comes to quality web design – Do you have a responsive website? What this really means is can your website be viewed on any device? The number of internet users with mobile phones and tablets is soaring. As this article from WhaTech read more..
We’ve got another great update from Google. From now on if you use the Google App for searches, your results will include the latest information being tweeted about that subject. Here’s what they had to say about this new development: “Whether you’re interested in the latest from Taylor Swift, news read more..
If you’re thinking about a new web design for your local business you might feel a bit overwhelmed or just not really know where to start in terms of imagining how the new website might look. Like anything to do with media and technology changes are occurring rapidly and now read more..
This week we are looking at a web design that involved a TV show and an AFL Footy legend! Former Saints, Hawks and Swans superstar, Peter “Spida” Everitt needed a dynamic website to showcase his travel TV show, The Great Australian Doorstep. Their website needed to be colourful and dynamic, just like read more..
Gold Coast Websites are proud to announce our Partnership with the Gold Coast Turf Club’s prestigious Prime Minister’s Cup Day, and the sponsorship of the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap It is a huge honour to be involved in such a prestigious race day on the calendar, and especially on such read more..
GOLDCOASTWEBSITES.COM.AU MDN 21/03/2015 GOLD COAST WEBSITES 2nd RaceDay Sponsorship! MARCH 21 2015 – 11:36PM – RACE 1 – 900M GOLDCOASTWEBSITES.COM.AU MDN No. Name Trainer Jockey A/S Days Ave$ Career Win Place Last 6 01 It Wasn’t Me Trevor Thomas 57.5kg) 4yoG 21 $400 14: 0-2-0 0% 14% 78×446 02 Ripper Nipper read more..
V8 Superfest returns to the Gold Coast in 2014 with 25 exciting off track events planned throughout the region in the leadup to the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600. From billykarts to ute musters, street art to a charity fun run on track, there’s an opportunity for everyone to get read more..
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Gold Coast Websites is proud to announce that we will be attending the third annual Local Business Showcase at RACV Royal Pines, presented by the Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce. The event is an excellent opportunity for local Gold Coast businesses to display information about products and services, as read more..
Building a brand is crucial for your company’s long term value and success. Find out how to effectively protect your brand.
An important aspect of any Gold Coast business is an online marketing plan together with Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Search Engine Optimisation can be defined as the process of getting your website ranked highly in the search engines for relevant key word phrases. The process of SEO involves certain techniques read more..
In this article we share our 5 tips for starting your Gold Coast business. Including choosing the right business name, registering your domain name and getting your website built by a professional.
The benefits of choosing a local Web designer If you’re thinking about getting your first website, then this article should help you make your decision a lot easier. Hiring a local Web designer (or Web design Company) can be a difficult task as there are many to choose from that read more..
At Gold Coast Websites we have a team of WordPress developers who have been developing websites for many years. There are many reasons why WordPress is considered the best open source platform for developing data driven websites. Here is a summary of why Gold Coast businesses use WordPress: The WordPress admin read more..
Step 1 – Install WordPress Plugin In your WordPress install, head to the plugins search and search for the plugin: Next scripts auto poster Once you’ve found it install the plugin Then go to the settings option. Step 2 – Create a Facebook App Go to https://developers.facebook.com/apps and select create read more..
The Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be held this weekend on the Gold Coast for its 35th annual event. The marathon is set to attract more than 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from around the globe. It includes the full 42km Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km Run, 5.7km Challenge read more..
International Green IT Awareness Week is a 7 day global online event (1st – 7th June 2013).The highlight of the week is the online Virtual Conference which will run live worldwide from Monday June 3 to Friday June 7. The main outcome of this week is to encourage individuals and read more..
Would you like your Gold Coast business to have the best looking website over your competitors? Gold Coast Websites can make your business stand out from the rest. Web design is constantly changing, and it doesn’t take long before a website becomes obselete and outdated. This can have significant impact read more..
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 23-26 May, 2013 Since its inception in 1989 the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is recognised as a one of the world’s leading events on the Asia–Pacific boat show calendar. The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is known as the place “Where the Marine Business Does read more..
What is GovHack? GovHack is coming to the Gold Coast this year commencing on Friday evening 31 May and culminating on Sunday evening 2 June 2013 and is being held at the Robina Community Centre located at 196 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina. Governments collect and publish enormous amounts of read more..
Our latest project is creating an Online Business Directory targeted at Gold Coast Businesses to promote your business services. At the moment, business listings are free for any Gold Coast business. We currently offer the following features: Free backlink Business description Contact details Google Map Check it out and submit read more..
In this post we will show you how to easily link your facebook posts to your twitter account in just a few steps. The benefit of linking facebook to twitter means that you only need post an update on Facebook and your Twitter account also gets updated. Step 1 Firstly, read more..
The Gold Coast Car Show is a great day for car enthusiasts and spectators, and is day out the whole family can enjoy. The 2012 Gold Coast Car Show will be held at the Mudgeeraba Showgrounds on Sunday,18th November 2012. At the show you will find hundreds of cars, motorbikes & read more..
Mobile optimised websites for smart phones such as iPhone, Androids and Blackberry’s are fast becoming the preferred method of accessing internet websites on the go. Everyone is turning to their smart phones to search for products and services on demand. This is why it is important that your website should read more..
Why would you want your business to be on social media? Simple…The marketing power of social media has evolved. Your customers are making decisions based on social media marketing, so now it makes sense to consider seriously about keeping pace. No matter what industry, size of business or your products and read more..
Gold Coast Websites provides Gold Coast Web Hosting, Windows Hosting, Linux Hosting, Virtual Servers, and additional hosting services such as cloud services for business and enterprise customers. Our web hosting servers are fast, secure & reliable and based in Australia. Our web servers are never overloaded ensuring optimal performance and stability read more..
Gold Coast Websites provide professional business website design and SEO internet marketing services on the Gold Coast, Queensland. All of our Gold Coast website designers and developers have many years experiance in creating high quality websites that are completely optimised for maximum exposure and success. The internet is dynamic and read more..
WordPress blogging tips According to Blogger, a blog is like a personal diary. Blogs can be considered a daily news feed or article collection used to share views, ideas, useful information, resources, opinions or simply personal thoughts. For business websites, we typically use a blog to keep customers and potential read more..
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