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WordPress 5.0 and Gutenberg

  WordPress 5.0   LAURA HUNTER Co-founder - The Digital Grapevine. If you haven’t heard already, WordPress 5.0 will bring some big changes to WordPress, including the brand new Gutenberg Editor. The planned release date is 27th November 2018.  With a major new release...

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GDPR

Our take on GDPR by Laura Hunter & Claire Chappell On 25th May the way a business handles personal data is set to change with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. These rules will give companies new responsibilities and your...

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Why is SSL important?

Why is SSL important? LAURA HUNTER Co-founder - The Digital Grapevine SSL means that information that goes from your computer to a website is secure, encrypted and not easily hacked.  If your website users are passing sensitive data to/from your server you really...

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Email marketing in 60 seconds

Emailing marketing tips in 60 seconds LAURA HUNTER Co-founder - The Digital Grapevine. Each month we will give you a 60 second guide to a hot topic in the field of website design, development and promotion. This month we look at email marketing. “Create brand...

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Top 5 website tips for 2017

Make the most of your website in 2017 LAURA HUNTER Co-founder - The Digital Grapevine Here are our top 5 tips for getting the most out of your website in 2017. We use these free resources on a daily basis, now you can too! They are all free, quick and (relatively)...

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SEO in 60 seconds

Explaining SEO in 60 seconds LAURA HUNTER Co-founder - The Digital Grapevine. Each month we will give you a 60 second guide to a hot topic in the field of website design, development and promotion. This month we look at the key features of SEO. Search Engine...

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2016 – What a year!

2016, a year which saw the world lose so many talented musicians and actors.  A year of surprising public votes, from the victory of Brexit, to the rise of Donald Trump to The White House and the massive popularity of Ed Balls on Strictly!!!  Amidst all this change...

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Why we love Thornbury

So what is it about Thornbury that some many people love? Thornbury is more than just small market town approximately 12 miles north of Bristol. For Claire it is her home town having grown up locally and moving back to the town seven years ago. For Laura it has been...

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Why The Digital Grapevine?

So here we are, the Digital Grapevine!! So why did we choose that name for our rebrand? Well we wanted to express how the internet is now the main way we find out about anything! It used to be that you would hear about things "on the grapevine" whether that was a new...

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