Thomson Local

The news that the Thomson Local directory went into administration yesterday was no surprise. Obviously I wish the people who lost their jobs well, but the future of print directories looks pretty bleak. Is anyone with a smartphone really going to go and find a copy of Thomson or Yellow Pages when they can search … Read more

Starting a New Business

If you are starting a new business, you will have a long To-Do list. One item that should definitely be on it is “Get website”. Let’s just think about why it’s such an important item on the list. Even if you advertise “off line” (print ads, flyers, word of mouth) potential customers will still want … Read more

Google SEO Guide

If you do a Google search on how to do SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) you will find thousands of pages all making various claims. Some of these folks will no doubt know what they are doing, others won’t. How do you best spend your precious time? Since most people search with Google, how about looking … Read more

Free WordPress Themes 30-07-13

Choosing between the WordPress themes for your website can be difficult because you are spoiled for choice. Just to make things even more difficult, here are 5 more to think about. Emphaino looks to be an interesting choice if you post a lot of images and Customizr is ideal for people who like to … Read more

It’s a new website

Vapour Trail’s website has been re-designed. As much of our work is based on the WordPress platform these days, it made sense to use WordPress for our own website. We believe WordPress is a great platform for business websites. It has a tremendous range of functionality to help you get the best from your website. … Read more