Jul 20, 2016

Top tips for small business marketing on a budget

The challenge of getting a business up and running with next to nothing is part of the fun of starting an enterprise. I think so anyway. […]
Jul 18, 2016

Using Quora to find blog topics

I must to admit to being a bit of a late starter to Quora. I have been to the site often when answers came up in […]
Jul 13, 2016

How to maintain your privacy online

I’m something of a privacy advocate. I don’t do anything illegal and I would be of no interest to the state but I don’t see why […]
Jun 29, 2016

Five skills your content writer needs to deliver what you need

If you have been working with content writers for any length of time, you won’t need me to tell you that not all writers are created […]
Jun 27, 2016

Images could be slowing down your website, here’s how to stop it

The power of a good visual on a web page or within a blog post cannot be overstated. It’s the icing on the cake, the ooh […]
Jun 22, 2016

Keyword research for blog post ideas

Part of the skill of being a blogger is getting noticed. Anyone can create content all day long and post it, but if it isn’t on […]
Jun 20, 2016

Top tips for writing evergreen content

Content marketing concentrates a lot on the new, shiny and up and coming. Often, if your news happened over 24 hours ago it’s old. However, there […]
Jun 15, 2016

Four reasons why you should outsource your web content

If you’re serious about audience engagement and want to leverage content marketing for all it’s worth, you need to do it right. Sharing knowledge, interesting tips, […]
Jun 13, 2016

10 mistakes many bloggers make and how to avoid them

On the surface, blogging is a simple way to make a living. Certainly, if you look at freelance websites, there are hundreds, if not thousands of […]
Jun 8, 2016

What is semantic keyword research and what can it do for you?

I was discussing a website project with a French client the other day and got into quite the discussion about semantics. Not quite the conversation you’re […]
Jun 6, 2016

Obsolete WordPress installs leaving businesses vulnerable

According to research undertaken by RiskIQ, 10 of the UK’s top 30 organisations are running outdated versions of the world’s top CMS, WordPress and Drupal. This […]
Jun 1, 2016

Securing WordPress using your htaccess file

Securing your website should be a primary concern of any website owner, whether a hobbyist or corporate webmaster. Most unsupervised installations include no security at all […]
May 30, 2016

Use two factor authentication on your WordPress website

Two factor authentication is rapidly making its way across many websites. It started with banking, then social media sites and now is spreading fast across other […]
May 25, 2016

Top ways to avoid WordPress comment spam

If you run a blog that allows comments, chances are that consigning comment spam to the trash is a daily chore. I get hundreds of such […]
Feb 17, 2016

Five free WordPress backup plugins

For something as important as website backups we would usually suggest a premium product. Yet there are a number of free solutions that are almost as […]
Mar 2, 2016

Permalinking in WordPress

Permalinks, or permanent links are the URLs WordPress uses to link your website content. They are an essential ingredient of onsite SEO and of website usability. […]
Mar 16, 2016

5 effective ways to keep your WordPress site secure

The hacking of WordPress websites is on the rise. Given how popular it is as a platform, it’s a serious risk to both website owners and […]
Mar 23, 2016

Five essential qualities of a good Content Management System

Coastal Content is built upon the WordPress platform which is a very good Content Management System (CMS). WordPress is a framework that separates the back end […]
Apr 6, 2016

Encryption made easy

Encryption has enjoyed a lot of publicity recently thanks to the FBI and Apple case that made more than a few headlines. It brought data security […]
Apr 13, 2016

Ten things every small business website needs

Here at Coastal Content, we build quite a few small business websites. Some are just so people can find the phone number or email address of […]
Apr 25, 2016

A painful lesson in why managing your own website backups is vital

Web hosts can be great. They offer to manage domain names, hosting, backups, security and everything necessary to run a business website. But is it safe […]
May 2, 2016

Top WordPress backup plugins for 2016

After last week’s post about the failures of a certain web host, I thought it would be a good time to provide an overview of some […]
May 9, 2016

Top 10 Most Usable Content Management Systems

There are a number of content management systems available on the market. Some are free, some are premium. All have their strengths and weaknesses, so how […]
May 23, 2016

How to fix WordPress missed schedule post errors

Anyone who works with WordPress will have seen the message ‘missed schedule’ on their posts page at one time or another. It is one of the […]
May 25, 2016

Top ways to avoid WordPress comment spam

If you run a blog that allows comments, chances are that consigning comment spam to the trash is a daily chore. I get hundreds of such […]
May 30, 2016

Use two factor authentication on your WordPress website

Two factor authentication is rapidly making its way across many websites. It started with banking, then social media sites and now is spreading fast across other […]
Jun 1, 2016

Securing WordPress using your htaccess file

Securing your website should be a primary concern of any website owner, whether a hobbyist or corporate webmaster. Most unsupervised installations include no security at all […]
Jun 6, 2016

Obsolete WordPress installs leaving businesses vulnerable

According to research undertaken by RiskIQ, 10 of the UK’s top 30 organisations are running outdated versions of the world’s top CMS, WordPress and Drupal. This […]
Jun 27, 2016

Images could be slowing down your website, here’s how to stop it

The power of a good visual on a web page or within a blog post cannot be overstated. It’s the icing on the cake, the ooh […]