Alun Barrett develops and builds Wordpress Websites that Work incorporating SEO based on your Objectives to ensure they are found. Also Web Consultancy for developing existing Wordpress Websites. UK & Europe

Wordpress Websites that Work

Websites need to be:
  • easy to use
  • easy to find
  • easy to make contact
  • easy to share
  • easy to change/add content
  • Derbyshire Business & Derbyshire Retail Help

    Derbyshire Business & Derbyshire Retail Help

    Almost a year long project started when Dina Holland asked me to have a look at one of her websites which was attracting mega amounts of spam comments and report back. She was aware that it was on a Wordpress Theme which was not responsive and so would get demotes...
    Peak Business Insight - Derbyshire

    Peak Business Insight – Derbyshire

    Responsive WordPress based business website using Wordpress. Dina is a consultant in digital marketing and so the site needed to demonstrate the current best practice for using social media and digital marketing to sell her services and workshops. The chosen theme has so much functionality and lends itself perfectly to...
    Baslow Training Solutions - Derbyshire

    Baslow Training Solutions – Derbyshire

    Responsive WordPress based business website Jules Slack had registered her domain names and needed a website building for her training business. While we setup the CMS for the site with 1and1 Jules did some homework. First off she put the words into Google which she wanted people to use in...
    Walker Optics - Optical Design Consultancy

    Walker Optics – Optical Design Consultancy

    Rejuvenation of an old business website using WordPress Duncan Walker had an existing website with Mr Site which was a “shop window” for his Optical Design Consultancy. He felt it was dated and could do a lot more for him. He knew that something had to be done to make...
    Ski Breezy - Catered Chalet Chamonix

    Ski Breezy – Catered Chalet Chamonix

    Revamping an old business website with WordPress and incorporating a weblog Breezy had an existing website which was working well in terms of performance on search engines and in terms of generating traffic and business.  However the content management system was one developed by a programmer and was never supported,...
    Alpine Footprints Consultancy

    Alpine Footprints Consultancy

    SEO and Google Adwords Advice When a great skiing friend of mine from Chamonix started a new venture to run guided trips around the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB), I asked do you need a website?  Unfortunately I had missed the boat and she had already commissioned someone to build...
    Clive Baker Artisan in the Ariege France

    Clive Baker Artisan in the Ariege France

    A Multi-lingual WordPress business website Clive wanted a website as a tool to generate new business  He does not even know how to turn a computer on let alone check to see if he has any emails. I started by getting him to do some homework when he was on...
    Steve Hartland British mountain Guide

    Steve Hartland British mountain Guide

    New business WordPress website including content and imagery When Steve came to me and asked some advice around how to get a website I volunteered to build one for him.  Steve is a Mountain Guide and hates computers.  He would far prefer to be up in the mountains than dealing...
    Trainer and Facilitator

    Trainer and Facilitator

    Business website and blog based on WordPress When the time came to put up a personal business site I was already sold on the potential of WordPress.  Now I fall into the category of people who don’t like talking about themselves, so developing a site for myself is really hard...
    Radicalfish - A Project in the Pyrenees

    Radicalfish – A Project in the Pyrenees

    A WordPress weblog based on WordPress Years ago my wife, Breezy, and I bought a place in the Pyrenees. It’s completely off grid and a big renovation project. So that we could keep family and friends “up to date” with progress we started a blog. At the time my brother...
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    Google demotes non mobile friendly websites

    Google demotes non mobile friendly websites

    Google promotes responsive websites As of 21st April 2015 Google new algorythums for Google search engines will demote websites which are not “Mobile Friendly“. So what does that mean for WordPress? The simple answer is to Find a responsive theme and reconfigure your website now. Here is a quick guide: first off Backup your site...
    Create killer header images for Wordpress

    Create killer header images for WordPress

    Easy to follow Tutorial using online application. How to create custom header images for your Wordpress website without any fancy graphics packages. Forget trying to guess at it, follow this tutorial to keep complete control of your header image so that it works with your website. Once you have the basics you can create all...
    Pinterest Rich Pins for Wordpress websites

    Pinterest Rich Pins for WordPress websites

    Increase your websites potential using Pinterest This may sound stupid but first off make sure that you are ready for Rich Pins. What I mean is make sure that your media is presented the way you want it to be seen.   For this you will have to get filling in some boxes.  Go to the...
    Need some SEO advice?

    Need some SEO advice?

    How to get the best out of your WordPress Website When you need some SEO advice and tips, would you search the web for an SEO “expert” or contact a specialist in webdesign, PHP, wordpress, CSS, logo design & SEO? Think of a wordpress plugin as your “SEO expert”. There are several great (and free)...
    Is the coming year going to be a Responsive one

    Is the coming year going to be a Responsive one

    Mobile and Tablet Friendly websites with WordPress First off what is a Responsive website? To quote Mashable “In simple terms, a responsive web design uses “media queries” to figure out what resolution of device it’s being served on.” So what does that mean for a website? What it means is that the site is automatically...
    Apples and Pears Consultancy

    Apples and Pears Consultancy

    WordPress setup Consultancy for Paris based Trainer Ian King was a training colleague of mine from Toulouse who went self employed as a coach.  He asked advice regarding developing a website for himself, then based in Paris.  I offered my support in a number of ways ranging from doing the whole thing for him to...