WordPress Development



Looking for a website powered by WordPress (WP) that will make your company stand out from the crowd, and rank high in search engines? Hobo is a Scottish website design company, based in Greenock, near Glasgow, that’s passionate about accessible website design and search engine optimisation. We build modern looking WordPress websites to industry standards, that are […]

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A Pop Up Window Sucks But Doubles Conversion Rates



According to usability expert Jakob Nielson, 95% of website visitors absolutely hate with a passion unexpected or unwanted pop-up windows, especially those that contain unsolicited advertising. In fact, it is the Number 1 Most Hated Advertising Technique! It is inconvenient to find, however, that pop-ups can increase signup subscription conversions on a blog like this one, […]

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Check How Website Looks in Different Versions Of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox & Safari Browsers



Check How Website Looks in Different Versions Of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Android & Safari Browsers Site owners and beginners to web design should know from the start that your site will not and cannot look the same in all browsers and operating systems and some visitors on certain devices will run into some sort […]

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How To Get To Number 1 On Google Without Breaking The Rules



Replacing something that’s genuine, aged and valuable with something similar but ultimately a poor copy of what is already available is not without it’s perils. And if you try to force Google’s hand where it is ranking sites, Google DOES have a big surprise in store for you. The ‘rules’ clearly state (in 2016), that […]

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Inverclyde MP David Cairns On Twitter



Politician & MP for Inverclyde David Cairns recently visited the Hobo offices for a few hours, and during that time I pointed out to him something called Twitter. Since then, I see him in my stream clearly engaging with folks via his Twitter account, so I asked him a few questions about Social Media’s impact […]

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Joomla Or WordPress – Which CMS Is Best?



Which CMS is better for SEO purposes (and general maintenance) between Joomla and Wordpress?

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How Much Does A Website Cost?



How Much Does A Website Cost? The 64,000 dollar website design and development question. How much does it cost to make a website in the UK today? I get asked this everyday, and the answer is it differs, depending on your requirements. We can create websites from as little as £250 and the most expensive website we create retails at […]

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What I’ve Learned About Corporate Blogging



I get asked what’s a blog and how to blog all the time, as if I know. I have been blogging since 2006 after Andy Beard’s blog influenced me to stop spamming them and make one. I thought it would be cool if in some way, one day, I could have a blog like my SEO […]

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Who Owns Your Website Design, Code, Domain, Blog and Traffic Analytics Data?



Recently we were asked to find out why a client had no traffic to a site (even after a SEO campaign with another SEO firm). To identify all the issues, we had to pay a website development company thousands of pounds so I could just LOOK at the back-end of a content management system because […]

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What Is The IDEAL Keyword Density Percentage To Improve Rankings?



We recently interviewed the world’s top seo to destroy an age old myth of SEO – Keyword Density.

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