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May 9, 2011   Posted by: Nicole Hammett

Special Offer: Website and Facebook Package

Little Miss Useful has some big plans in the pipeline and I am very very excited about them.

Although I can’t tell you what the plans are just yet… I am feeling very excited and generous.

So to celebrate, Little Miss Useful has a special offer for our Website and Facebook packages.

Confirm one of our website packages by Friday 13th May and you will receive a bonus Facebook Fanpage set up completely FREE! That is a saving of $199.

Our website packages** start from $695 for a 5 page website. You can view all the packages available here.

For more information or to book please contact Little Miss Useful to see how we can help.

 

Terms and Conditions

  1. This special offer is limited to three packages only and must be booked in by Friday 13th May.
  2. Please allow 2-3 weeks turn around time.
  3. All packages require a 25% deposit prior to any work beginning.
  4. Little Miss Useful can offer advice on several options and recommend reputable service providers when it comes to graphic design, copywriting, themes and e-marketing companies.  Little Miss Useful also provides reliable and cost-effective website hosting.

 

 

 

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March 2, 2011   Posted by: Nicole Hammett

Websites that work

Your website is one of the most important tools for your business in today’s online world. Your website can make or break your business.

So you want to ensure your website is performing well and converting visitors into valuable clients.

Here are my top tips for creating a website that works.

Plan for success

I can’t tell you how many clients have come to me and said ‘I need a website’ but do not have a clear idea on what they are trying to achieve or the content they want to see. All they know is that they should have a website without much thought behind it.

Planning your website is an essential part of building a site. If you don’t plan, then you plan to fail. It is much easier to work out a basic site-map of your site rather than doing this as you go along.

This important step will not only save you time but also money. Web designers are able to give you a more accurate quote if you know what you want.

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October 16, 2010   Posted by: Nicole Hammett

Image links not working in WordPress

I have been working on quite a lot of wordpress websites lately and have been finding it very frustrating that when I link an image to a particular page or website, the changes haven’t been taking effect.

I finally worked out what the issue is (and whilst really slow) it is actually fixing my problem.  WordPress seems to automatically add in a default link to the source of the image.  So when the image was clicked on you were taking to the image source.

I haven’t seen this in previous versions of wordpress and this seems to be happening only since moving to wordpress 3.1.

The manual way to fix the problem until the issue is resolved is to link your images as normal in your post, then manually update the link in the HTML editor.  You need to edit the image source and remove the

<a rel="attachment wp-att-3434" href

of the image and replace it with

<a href

Whilst not the best way to fix the problem it will help temporarily.

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January 6, 2010   Posted by: Nicole Hammett

150 Free Premium WordPress Themes

This little gem was sent to me by Nick Bowditch and I just had to share it with you all.

Living Digital has compiled a list of the top 150 free Premium WordPress themes. And there are some beauties on this list. continue reading »

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January 5, 2010   Posted by: Nicole Hammett

WordPress 2.9.1 release

WordPress 2.9.1 has been released, and is now available for downloads.

Upgrading your WordPress to the latest version is simple. You can either upgrade automatically by using the upgrade option in your dashboard. Or you can upgrade manually using FTP. Download WordPress 2.9.1 from here.

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