Author Archives: Gerald Thulbourn

About Gerald Thulbourn

Gerald Thulbourn setup WebSanity in 2004. He has a 1st class honours MEng in Microelectronics & Software Engineering (i.e. he's a techy), 5 A grades at A level (i.e. he works hard) and loves to communicate (i.e. odd for a techy). He hates tech speak, sloppy/badly tested code, and technology for the sake of technology's sake. He loves helping people understand marketing concepts and seeing how their application makes a real difference to their business. In particular he loves training; SEO, Website Analysis, WordPress etc. Read more about us on Google+

Is it actually possible to host a website well these days?

I’m seriously thinking of shutting down the business: turning off my PC and never coming back. And it’s all because of hosting problems; I haven’t had a single site development recently go smoothly without some kind of hosting issue. I … Continue reading

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Google AdWords Extended Ads are here

Don’t believe the latest rhetoric from Google AdWords; their latest change to AdWords is just another play at forcing everybody to pay to rank in Google. They claim their latest change increases click through rates by more than 20% – … Continue reading

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https:// – The next thing Google want you to change about your website

Having asked us all to make our websites mobile friendly (ahem, one day I must update OUR website to catch up with that – “Cobblers’ shoes” and all that); Google’s next big ask is that we make our websites “serve … Continue reading

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WordPress 4.5 update – proceed with caution

WordPress 4.5 is out, and as ever you ought to keep your WordPress website up to date with the latest security updates. However…

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Go mobile friendly or don’t expect much traffic from mobile search results!

This time they REALLY mean it. A year ago Google told us that mobile friendly sites would be given a boost in mobile search results, well now they’ve given an even stronger indication that they are turning the thumbscrews on … Continue reading

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