Third-party or plugin? What’s the best way to take bookings or appointments on your website?

Aug, 22, 2019 | Business Websites, Website Marketing, WordPress | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. Depending on your product or service, there may come a time where you wish to take bookings on your website. This could be for a wide variety of purposes or intents, such as: Booking consultations for professional services such as IT support, business mentoring, specialist advice etc Booking appointments for services such as beauty therapy, dental, physio…



8 Key Features To Include On Every Website You Build

Aug, 21, 2019 | Business Websites, Web Hosting, WordPress | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. Calling all resellers or web developers! Are you regularly building websites for clients? Do you have a checklist of features and functionality that you include on every site you build? Whether you have a checklist already in place that you’d like to review, or you’re starting out fresh in creating a new checklist, we’ve put together a…



SEO Basics: What is SEO? And how do you get started?

Aug, 15, 2019 | Attracting Clients, SEO Explained, Website Marketing | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. Getting your business online is the first step in connecting with your customers, but typically, in the beginning, you’re only likely to be connecting with existing customers until your website starts showing up in Google/Bing search results. Enter: SEO, also known as Search Engine Optimisation. So how can you ensure the SEO process does actually happen and…



What’s the best way to show customer reviews on your website? (You do have review on your website, right!?)

Aug, 13, 2019 | Business Websites, Web Design, WordPress | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. How often do you check reviews before making an online, or even an offline purchase? In a recent survey, around 9 out of 10 consumers said they read online reviews regularly or occasionally, and 88% of those said they trusted those reviews just as much as personal recommendations. So one thing is for certain; your website should…



A guide to handling traffic spikes for the growing business! (Part 2 of 2)

Aug, 09, 2019 | Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting, WordPress | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. Welcome back to our 2-part series on how you can prepare your website to handle traffic spikes (or just a consistent growth in traffic overall). If you haven’t already checked out part 1, you may wish to go back and start there first to ensure you don’t miss anything! 5. Hosting Server Another variable in keeping a…



A guide to handling traffic spikes for the growing business! (Part 1 of 2)

Aug, 07, 2019 | Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting, WordPress | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. It’s usually an exciting moment when you first launch a website and start to see a few visitors here and there on your traffic analytics. Better yet, when those few visitors turn into a steady stream and perhaps, one day, a figurative torrential flood of activity! But things will usually need to change between those first few…



The business name conundrum: what to choose and why?

Jul, 18, 2019 | Attracting Clients, Business Websites | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. If you’re thinking about starting a new business, one of the first details you’ll need to settle on is what to call it. There can be significant benefits to putting a little extra time and research into a business name, and the many modern considerations that could, later on, play a role in affecting your business. We’ve…



Why do websites get hacked?

Jul, 16, 2019 | Online Security | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. It may seem like a simple question; why do websites get hacked? Yet, many people find themselves unsure of what the real answer is anymore, as it has indeed changed over the years. The reason behind your website being the target of a hacker in 2019 is very different to what the reason might have been back…



Hosting health checklist – is your cPanel account as optimised as it could be?

Jul, 11, 2019 | Business Websites, Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. It’s that time again! As we enter the new financial year, why not take the time to do a little optimisation of your cPanel hosting account? Doing these tasks regularly can help you to keep your website and emails running smooth and steady. Without further ado, you’ll find our hosting health checklist below! Clear out any large…



8 Fast Facts about Digital Pacific!

Jul, 10, 2019 | Community, Company News, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. For those of you who may be curious, we thought we’d round up 8 fast facts you may not know about Digital Pacific. From where we started, to where we are now, and a few of the bits in between! 1. Our head office is located next to Hyde Park in the Sydney CBD. We’ve seen a…



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