The FutureProof Digital Blog

Starting a Small Business? Your Digital To-Do-List

So you’ve decided to go for it. First up, congratulations! You’ve taken a massive step, a big high five for being so brave. But now the hard work starts. Make a list of every item covered in this post that applies to your business (most will apply to every business). When you have ticked them all off your new business will be ready to take on the competition in the battle for rankings, likes, shares and ultimately customers...

Adding Products in WooCommerce

In this post we’ll take an in depth look at Adding Products in WooCommerce and answer some of the question that are often asked; What’s the difference between attributes and variables? How do I add product quantities and variable pricing? How do I change the image and price of a product depending on customer selection? And everything else you need to know when creating a product for sale on your website using WooCommerce. ..

Create Custom Headers & Footers – WordPress & Elementor Pro How-to-Guide

Have you ever wanted to have complete control over the most common visual aspects of your website; the header and the footer. Well, using Elementor Pro, a premium WordPress design plugin, for less that €50 per year, you can. Create your own Custom Headers & Footers, style your menu however you wish, add sign-up forms and attractive social icons to the footer and much more…..

Landing Pages for Local Businesses – Marketing in New Towns, Cities & Counties

Landing Pages for Local Businesses are a powerful weapon, especially for mobile businesses; building contractors, carpenters, painters and decorators. In this post I’ll walk you through how to use Local Landing Pages for the best results and get the best return on your investment. That investment could be financial, but in the case of start-ups or SMEs it is most often time and effort. We’ll also take a look at some live examples, what they are doing right and what they are getting wrong. ..

Your Staff & Social Media – Boosting Your Marketing Efforts

In this post we’ll take a look at how you could be missing out on a rich marketing channel. In fact, I would say that most businesses are missing out. Your staff are on social media, mostly Facebook, but the other platforms as well. Do they share your content, or even create content of their own to promote your business? Are you Using the Online Presence of Your Staff & Social Media most effectively?..

Default Shop & Category Pages – Create Your Own

If you are selling products on your website, the default shop and category pages that come with WordPress and WooCommerce will already be familiar to you. Have you ever wished that you could design them yourself? Have you ever wanted to customise the look of the product category pages? You can. And there are a number of ways to do it...

Google Ads Guide for Small Business & Start-Up

We’ve all seen Google Ads, the results at the very top, up to 4 in many cases, are paid advertisements. But how does the process actually work? Are you looking for a Google Ads Guide? Follow along with this Google Ads Guide and you will have set up your first Google Ads Campaign. We’ll cover every aspect of campaign set-up; location, budget, bidding, choosing your keywords and writing your advert...