Useful web resourcesOn this page you'll find a range of resources that I've found to be useful for my clients  - I hope you find them useful too.
I'm not responsible for the content of any of the websites listed though..

Don't Make Me Think!: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability  - an excellent book on thinking about how users use your website - by Steve Krug
30 Days To Social Media Success : The 30 Day Results Guide to Making the Most of Twitter, Blogging, Linkedin, and Facebook - straightforward and bite-sized tools to make the most of social media - by Gail Z. Martin 
Google Adword Keyword Planner - this free tool lets you research the best key phrases to Search Engine Optimise your website.

The TechDonut and its partner site The Marketing Donut - practical advice for small and medium sized firms on a range of IT, web and marketing issues.

Electronic Payments - free. independent and impartial website to help you work out the best deals for online payment for your website
SEOBook - some useful free Search Engine Optimisation tools

Alexa - Web Information Company. Information about traffic stats for your site - and your competition! Free 7-day trial.
Google Apps - low cost monthly fee web based email, calendar and many other applications, as an alternative to Windows based products

Mailchimp - commercial email service that gives you much better control of your email marketing - at no or low cost

Useful Factsheets Below are some factsheets that I've written to help clients - I hope they help your business too.
You can download them for free - but they remain my copyright.
Data protection Act 1998The Data Protection Act 1998
Distance Selling Regulations Factsheet Distance Selling Regulations

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Mike Stokes, The Business Club Lincoln
".....our members found his presentation to be very useful - and enjoyable".
Mike Stokes, The Business Club, Lincoln



Coastal Business Development Programme
This project ran for 2 1/2 years for Lincolnshire coastal businesses .....

Coastal Business Development Programme
Second day's presentation

Better Business Event - Lincolnshire Chamber
I was asked to present seminars at the Lincoln Better Business Event........