Choosing a Web Host

Apr, 15, 2013 | Tips for Blogs, Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

It is not necessarily hard to find a good web hosting company, but it does require some patience and research. The hosting company you end up choosing can make or break your online business ventures, so it is essential not to end up with a bad package, regardless of how cheap it might seem. There are several very important things which make a good Web hosting package for a business. Customer Service Things can and do go wrong and, no matter how good the service may be, good customer service options are essential, particularly when it comes to business websites….



Web Design Mistakes

Mar, 11, 2013 | Attracting Clients, Web Design, Webmaster | 2 Comments

Although web design is easier than ever before thanks to the wide choice of popular content management systems which allow you to design a website with little or no knowledge of coding, it is still hard to design a good website. While quality content should be your number one priority, the actual design of your website is a close second. A good design and one which suits the niche of your site is one which will catch the attention of your readers, but many newbies fail to make this a reality due to becoming victim to some of the common…



Blogging Mistakes To Avoid

Feb, 22, 2013 | Marketing and PR, Tips for Blogs | 0 Comments

Blogging has rapidly grown in popularity in recent years. This has come along with various social media tools now readily available to the tech savvy and the beginner alike. Along with this new technology comes the need for an understanding of how to use blogging and social media in ways that promote goods and services in a profitable way. Here are 5 things that bloggers can do wrong in order to drive away customers. In other words, do not do these things! Spamming Content: Everyone who blogs has a message that they want to broadcast to the world. The problem…



Tips For Starting A WordPress Blog

Jan, 22, 2013 | Business Websites, Tips for Blogs | 2 Comments

Starting a WordPress blog is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to promote your business. A WordPress blog carries with it the dual benefits of access to an internal social network of bloggers and a listing of your blog posts on Google’s search engine. It’s not enough to simply establish your blog and write a few posts every now and then. To run a successful business oriented blog on WordPress, you’ll need to keep a few important principles in mind. Give your blog a clear focus Generally speaking, there are two kinds of blogs: the personal and…



WordPress SEO

Nov, 01, 2012 | Business Websites, SEO Explained, Tips for Blogs | 2 Comments

Read on to discover three simple ways to optimise your WordPress site. It’s long been said that Google loves WordPress, and simply by using the powerful content management system that website owners gain an immediate advantage in search indexing, and potentially in ranking. Regardless of any such advantage that may or may not exist, it’s still incredibly important to effectively optimise WordPress websites for search engines. Luckily, WordPress makes it exceptionally easy to put in place basic, yet effective search engine optimisation measures to help ensure the best search performance possible. Here are three simple and easy steps that WordPress…



Increasing Your Blog Traffic

Blogs can be wonderful marketing tools, but only when they are used properly. Many businesses do not know how to drive Internet traffic to their blog and so they eventually give up creating posts. If these businesses perform these blog activities they will increase their blog traffic, eventually leading to sales conversions. 1. Patience One of the biggest lessons people need to learn about blogging is to exercise patience. Building up blog traffic takes time and consistency, so a business must be committed to its blog. “Just trying it out” for a few weeks or even a couple of months…



How to Manage SPAM in cPanel

To setup your control panel to manage SPAM email, do the following: 1.  Log into your control panel at: http://www.yourdomain.com.au/cpanel Replace www.yourdomain.com.au with the domain name of your hosting account. If you are unsure of your cPanel login details please refer the the email “Hosting Account Information – Please Keep Safe – Please do not reply”. This email was originally sent out to your default billing email address when you first purchased your web hosting. 2.  Go to the Mail section and select MailScanner Configuration



Ten Things Every Joomla User Should Know

Jul, 07, 2011 | Programming | 0 Comments

Joomla is a fantastic content management system, one of the best on the internet. All you need to do is add Joomla to a domain name and you are ready to go. But even the most experienced Joomla users have room for improvement. So here are ten things that every Joomla user should know about: Joomla Template Overrides Joomla may be a fantastic content management system, but there are times when you need to alter the main files for some specific purpose. Maybe you want to change the layout of the menu, or display the date in a different location….



Joomla 1.6 Has Arrived!

Jan, 27, 2011 | Web Design, Webmaster | 0 Comments

Creating web pages, maintaining your intranet site and providing access to applications has never been easier. No more the requirements for understanding HTML, JavaScript or the multitude of scripting and programming languages available. This day and age sees that we can confidently rely on Content Management Systems (CMS) to do a lot of the technical and behind-the-scenes work for us. Joomla is one example of these CMS’s – and the latest version 1.6 has just been released, offering more power, control, and options than ever before. Joomla is FREE, expanding at a sound rate and offering some powerful features that…



Never Had a Website? No Worries! Try a CMS

Aug, 09, 2010 | Web Design | 0 Comments

We get plenty of customers coming to us concerned that they won’t be able to get a website going since they have never done it before. There’s so much to learn as a total beginner, and it is usually so much that it scares them away from giving it that initial go. However, with the Internet being around for some time now, many systems have been put into play that make it so even individuals with no prior knowledge can harness its power. So, if you’re wondering, “Can I make a website if I’ve never had any experience?” then you…



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