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What is better? .COM vs .COM.AU Domain Names I am often asked which is better, a dot-com or a dot-com-dot-au domain name. There are several things to consider when deciding which is best for you and your business. .COM Domain ...Read More
Facebook or Instagram - Which is Best for My Business? If you plan to market your business via social media, it is important to know where to spend the majority of your time and effort. Today, the 2 big players ...Read More
SEO Tips - Don't fall for an SEO scam And now for some SEO tips... SEO is an acronym for "search engine optimisation" or "search engine optimiser". A decent website design will include SEO as part of the building process ...Read More
Why do people ask you to copy & paste Facebook posts rather than sharing?
If you use Facebook, then you will have seen these posts which end with "copy & paste, don't share". Usually they relate to something that tugs ...Read More
Clickbait is a pejorative term describing web content that is aimed at generating online advertising revenue, especially at the expense of quality or accuracy, relying on sensationalist headlines or eye-catching thumbnail pictures to attract click-through and to encourage forwarding of ...Read More
Do You Need a Dedicated IP for your Website? The simple answer is, probably not. There are many things to consider when selecting website hosting options and one that I am often asked is "Do I need a dedicated IP ...Read More
One page websites, yes or no? Please, don't be fooled into using one page website design just because it is "trendy"! Although this trend is hot, it will quickly become a nightmare for you as it goes against all the ...Read More
Stop Videos Playing Automatically in a few simple steps. Does it drive you insane when videos in sidebars or embedded randomly through a site begin to play automatically? It is possible to save your sanity and download limit by preventing ...Read More
There is always something new in web design, and staying ahead of the latest technology trends is essential in the web design business. While most new trends will be of little use or interest to many clients, it is interesting ...Read More
It doesn't matter how small your initial idea is, it may grow. A great website does not need to be expensive. Done right, you can begin with a small, simple site, and add on features as your business grows. Call ...Read More
Click-Bait is the term used for those annoying headlines that promise something amazing, but lack any substance when you follow the link. Examples include:
- You will never look at ice-cream the same way again when you see this!
- He ...
It’s no secret that I love web design! I fell deeply, head-over-heels in love with the internet 20 years ago and changed the course of my career in marketing to specialise in this new technological dream. It’s now 20 years ...Read More
Google Alerts Know what people are saying about you or your business anywhere on the web (or what they are saying about your competitors for that matter) by using Google Alerts. You can set up Google Alerts to keep tabs on ...Read More
Once the spam filters learn of a spammer they block them. But quite a lot of people have to suffer from their spam activity first. I remember Steven Fry on QI asking what the bulk of internet traffic was and the answer ...Read More