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What Website Owners Need to Know about GDPR

First, this does not represent legal advice regarding the GDPR. It’s simply an article designed to help business owners understand how their websites may be collecting and storing data, and what their responsibilities are under the GDPR. Sounds about as interesting as watching paint dry. I know. I promise not to go on about this any longer than necessary, if you can spare me the 3 minutes it will take you to read it. Deal? Of course, if you are registered with the ICO (in the UK) you are at least aware of data protection regulations and may already understand what data your website is collecting. Congratulations if that’s the case. Many small business owners believe (erroneously) that data protection regulations don’t apply to them. […]

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Business Websites are a Waste of Money

Business websites are a waste of money. That’s what many business owners tell me. Polite and careful questioning elicits the experiences underpinning this belief. ‘I paid a fortune for a website and it doesn’t appear anywhere in the search engines’ ‘My business website disappeared from the front page of Google’ ‘My website looks dreadful on my daughter’s iPad’ ‘I haven’t made a single sale from our business website, if you don’t count my Mum buying something to make sure it was all working’ Understanding Business Websites It’s experiences like these that make business websites a ‘grudge’ purchase. Business Owners agree to engage a Web designer to build a website without engaging in the process. Missing from the sales and purchase discussions is the fact that business websites […]

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