January 2019 04
10 Secrets of Successful Web Sites
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Successful Web Sites have a Good Name A domain name is your home on the web. It is the part of your web address that comes after the www.Your domain name will also be used…

December 2018 01
What is “Social Networking” anyway?
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We hear this term frequently in the media, but what does it actually mean? Social networking is an umbrella term used to describe sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter. Social networking is a…

August 2018 30
Web Marketing: Best Practice
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Where and how should you spend money on Internet advertising? People rightly understand that traditional display advertising, such as phone books, magazines and newspapers are offering less and less value. The paper telephone directories, which…

February 2016 25
Pay Per Click or PPC Advertising
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Pay per click advertising is essentially bidding in an auction for position on the search engine results pages. You set a monthly budget, say $300, set the maximum you are prepared to pay for a…

January 2016 31
Promote Your Web Address
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As a web designer it is pretty disheartening when you make a web site, submit it to search engines, create directory pages for it, post about it on social networking, request links to it from…

August 2010 12
The World Wide Web Browser Tutorial
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Introduction When you first open the web browser it will automatically load a "homepage" - usually that of the browser's manufacturer. E.g. Internet Explorer will load the MSN homepage. Most people find this irritating and…

November 2009 30
The Top Ten On-line Trends for Experts in 2010
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by Gihan Perera It's been a dynamic year - in both positive and negative ways - for many businesses. Not only have we faced a turbulent economy, we've also faced the most turbulent year ever…

February 2009 28
Fun with the Google Search Box
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You have probably used the Google search box a thousand times, but did you know you can use it as a calculator, currency converter and conversion tool for imperial-metric measurements? Eg. Cut and paste this…

September 2008 16
Is there a Google Sandbox?
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well, maybe. First up, the so called "Google Sandbox Effect" is only a theory, and has in no way been confirmed by Google. Secondly, even the developer community are in two minds about it -…

August 2008 22
Should I pay for Google Ads?
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This is a question I get asked a lot. The answer is "no" and "yes". See below: NO, you shouldn't buy Google ads if... your site is being found in the "natural find" areas of…