Website Design Blog

Hi, my name is Neil Forrester. I am the owner and web designer of Pixelfire web design Geelong. As the owner of Pixelfire, I am passionate about creating good looking websites and equally passionate about understanding what it takes to get a website onto page one of Google. When I discover something new, I like to share the knowledge here on my blog. I hope you find my articles informative, interesting and helpful in your website design endeavours.

Best wishes,

Neil Forrester - Pixelfire web design owner

SEO or SEM - you should use both
Blog
July 18, 2018

SEO, SEM or both?

When it comes to promoting your business online I’m sometimes asked by customers "which should I choose: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) or Search Engine Marketing (SEM)?". The short answer is that you should engage in both. What’s the difference between SEO and SEM? SEO is the process of optimising your…
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Moving Your Website
Blog
July 17, 2018

Moving a website to another domain name?

If you are thinking about changing your website domain name you need to ensure you follow the Changing Domain Name Checklist below so that you don’t loose any SEO juice after the move. It’s a time consuming admin process but worth getting right, especially if you want to retain your…
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Selling Large Digital Files In Woocommerce
Blog
July 17, 2018

Sell large digital download files using WooCommerce & Dropbox

If you have a WooCommerce WordPress website and want to sell large digital files online you may come up against the following issues: Files over 2GB files are simply too large to upload and store on the server. The bandwidth required for customers to download large files is huge. What’s…
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Free Image Libraries
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July 17, 2018

Free image libraries

Where can you access good-quality images at the resolution you need for your website? Better still, are there any free image libraries out there? The answer is yes! Most website owners understand the importance of using good imagery on their website. Using well chosen images on your site will increase…
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Local SEO Company Geelong
Blog
July 17, 2018

Local SEO – Optimising web pages

Getting a ‘new’ website on the first page of Google takes time for many reasons. The main reasons taken into account are: Level of competition. Domain age. Number of backlinks to the website. How well the content is written. Keyword density. That said, local SEO is usually easier because there…
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Ecommerce Web Design CMS
Blog
July 17, 2018

How much do websites cost?

This is usually the first question I get asked by most prospective customers looking to have a new busines website created for their enterprise. When I reply with Pixelfire’s website design cost is $2750 people are usually surprised that building a website can cost so much and that's without copywriting!…
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