As the sun starts to set on 2017 it's the time of year we all do a little bit of reflecting on our own business, how it went, and what we could do better. For us, that means looking at what YOU were most interested in on our Tech Tips Blog. So, without futher ado, below were the most read articles of 2017.
Hotjar - Visualising Website Data
A surprise entry at number one, our blog post on Hotjar proved the biggest hit of 2017. There is something quite satisfying in being able to track where people scroll and click on your site, and Hotjar's fantastic heat mapping tools visualises that data for you. A great little assist for any New Zealand website designer.
New Websites & Google
The newbies out there who have just got a website live were eager to get straight onto the Google search results this year, and our article explaining how new websites and Google work was another winner.
Why My Website Doesn't Show On Google
In third place was one of our simple search engine optimisation blogs. Plenty of business owners wonder why their site doesn't show on Google and we did our best to explain why.
Payment Gateways - PayPal versus Stripe
A hit with anyone taking payments over the net, our comparison of Stripe and Paypal also drew plenty of attention. Which should you use? It's a horses for courses scenario for sure.
Facebook Mobile Studio
Rounding out the top five was a quick look at Facebook's mobile studio. Proving once again that social media remains a hot topic for all NZ businesses.
So there you have it - our most read articles and blogs of 2017. We'll be back in the New Year to keep providing you simple, understandable tips to help your site hum online.
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