Once you’ve got your new website live the next thing to think about is search engine optimisation. This has become a bit of a minefield in recent years and an area that you can spend a lot of money on – but if you get the basics right you’ll shoot up the rankings with little or no cost. One key area of SEO is Google Page Rank. This is essentially Google’s method of determining how important your website is compared to others.

In order to improve your Google Page Rank, it’s important to get good quality links to your website.  A simple and very cheap way (free, except for your time) is to add your site to various business directories. We have collected a list of what we think are the five best business directories to register with.



Google’s “Mobilegeddon” is heading your way: The search giant on Tuesday will update its algorithm to give preference to mobile-friendly sites for smartphone or tablet queries.

The change, announced in February, means websites not currently optimised for variously sized mobile devices will be buried under an avalanche of results, while mobile-friendly sites rocket to the top.