SEO – Search Engine Optimisation Guide

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In this Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Guide, you’ll learn 5 techniques to get targeted traffic from search engine results and some tips to prevent your website from being penalised. Once you’ve applied what you’ve learned in this introduction to SEO you’ll have a head start to boosting your web … [Read more...]

Kiwis spend 62 billion dollars on shopping

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94.9% of the 62 billion dollars that Kiwis spend on shopping each year still happens offline. Yet eCommerce is hot and getting hotter. Perhaps that's because every month there are more than 110,000 NZ searches for "how to shop online" - more and more Kiwis are venturing into the online shopping … [Read more...]

Website Speed is now a Ranking Factor

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Just wanted to jot down a quick blog post with my thoughts about two blog posts about speed. Matt Cutts has been writing both on his own blog and on the official Google Webmaster Central Blogto tell everyone what we knew was coming: site speed is now an official ranking factor. Now I want to … [Read more...]

18 Million WordPress Websites Now Available in iPad Format

WordPress.com blog owners, rejoice! All of the hosting site’s 18 million blogs are available now in an iPad-friendly interface, complete with touch interactions and easy customization. Automattic, parent company of WordPress.com, just flipped the switch on a new feature that transforms W … [Read more...]

Search and Social – you can’t get the cream out of the coffee

On the 10th January 2012, Google launched "Search plus your World", intermixing search and social and providing even more "personalized" results. There's a lot of outcry about some parts of this, with people saying they don't want "personalized" results. I actually think that normal users do want … [Read more...]

The future of the QR codes for Small Business

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Over the past 18-24 months, the acceptance and use of Quick Response (QR) codes has steadily increased among marketing and creative professionals, as well as individual and business consumers, but the question remains, what's the future of QR codes? Will the future show that QR codes were just a … [Read more...]