Small Business Summer Special

Flax Digital - Website Summer Special

Summer can be a quiet time for a lot of small businesses as our customers take time off work and go away on holidays. This also makes it an excellent time for you to work ON your business rather than IN your business, so activities such as business development and general house-keeping can finally take…

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Web Design vs Web Development: What’s the Difference?

web design vs web development

A lot of people ask if Flax Digital does web design. The answer’s a little complicated, so here’s our explanation of the difference between website design and website development. What does a web designer do? A web designer has a background in graphic design. They may have studied visual arts, may have a background in…

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Business directories and SEO – what’s legit?

Advertising flyers

Let’s say it up front: business directories are often spammy One of the most important ranking factors in SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is incoming links from other websites, also known as backlinks. But not all backlinks are created equal. Bad backlink practices can be seen as spam, and many businesses get themselves in trouble by buying…

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What is Digital Strategy, anyway?

digital strategy

At Flax Digital, we do more than just build websites. Our approach makes your website part of a broader digital strategy that serves your business’s specific goals. Digital strategy is an approach that integrates digital and online services into your business’s wider strategy. Online marketing’s a big part of that, but digital strategy can touch…

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Flax Digital now offers WordPress maintenance plans

wordpress maintenance plans

Tell me if you’ve heard this story before Step 1. You’re a small local business. You engage a web designer for a new website or a refresh. Step 2. Web design happens. New look, new content, fresh functionality. You’re really excited for your site’s (re)aunch. Step 3. Your new site is launched, woohoo! You pay…

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