JemTurner.co.uk is now on https

In line with Google’s recommendations for “HTTPS everywhere” and its recommendations of switching to https to both increase security and potentially improve positive ranking signals, jemturner.co.uk is now served over https.

If you’re currently linking to jemturner.co.uk it would be most appreciated if you could update your links to use the https protocol. Need a hand with this? Give me a shout!

Supporting Local Businesses

One of the great things about living in a close-knit community is the sense of belonging; the feeling of neighbourly-ness. I know that if I need a cup of sugar, or a chat about the weather, or even someone to keep an eye on the kids while I nip to Tesco: there’s always someone right… read more »

Do one thing well

Someone wise once said “do one thing well”. I’m really good at eating, and drinking wine, but I don’t think that’s what this wise person meant. Fortunately I’m also pretty good at building WordPress websites. I’ve been making websites for around 15 years now. Not all of the websites have been good, especially in the… read more »

New portfolio launched

The jemturner portfolio website has been relaunched! With an updated brand to better reflect my cat-lady status and tie in personal quirks and interests, the new website also includes bigger, better client project imagery and an updated service list which now includes both the projects I like to do and the ones I’m most frequently… read more »

Jem’s Mail Form is relaunched

Jem’s Mail Form just got better. The website has been relaunched to include new functionality, a smoother (faster) checkout process fully integrated into PayPal express checkout and new membership features including a drag & drop form builder plugin built entirely into WordPress. Within hours of launch, the new and improved website made new sales. I’m… read more »

Be Aware of WordPress FUD: WordPress Myths Dispelled

Fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is a tactic used in sales, marketing, public relations, politics and propaganda. FUD is generally a strategic attempt to influence perception by disseminating negative and dubious or false information. Fear, uncertainty and doubt — Wikipedia I read an anti-WordPress blog piece published by a local marketing agency earlier today. Naturally… read more »

“I would highly recommend Jem”

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Magiboards Ltd for nearly 10 years on a range of WordPress projects and for ongoing SEO advice. I was thrilled to receive a highly complimentary testimonial from Angela van der Stap, Director of Magiboards Ltd recently: Magiboards has been working with Jem for 9 years. She single handedly… read more »

And as if by magic…

I am pleased to announce that I am returning to the world of full time freelancing. As of 1st July 2015 I will be available for projects, ongoing work permitting. Get in touch for a quote on your next project.… read more »