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Relative vs Absolute Links: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

Relative vs Absolute Links: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

Humans always search for absolute meaning in life. However, at times we find that “everything is relative”, often to our frustration. Absolute vs relative take on a whole new meaning when we talk about websites, and the difference between the two can cause links to...

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Why You Need a Privacy Policy For Your Australian Website

Why You Need a Privacy Policy For Your Australian Website

This is part 2 in a two-part series about GDPR Compliance. One of the things I recently did to get my small business ready for GDPR was revise my privacy policy and site terms.

In Australia, certain small businesses with an annual turnover of less than $3million, already need legally compliant privacy policies in place and displayed on their websites.

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What is GDPR & Why Should You Care?

What is GDPR & Why Should You Care?

For the past fortnight, your inbox has probably been stuffed fuller than a toddler’s cheeks with unsupervised lollies around, with emails telling you how committed the email sender is to your privacy, and please take a look at their new revised privacy policy terms.

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Must Read Books for Entrepreneurs

Must Read Books for Entrepreneurs

Looking for inspiration or to ways build your business skills? You can’t beat a great book! These must read books for entrepreneurs will help you discover more about the psychology of marketing, tweak your mindset and enhance your leadership skills. These are the business books I love, recommend and buy for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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26 Amazingly Useful Programs For Small Business

26 Amazingly Useful Programs For Small Business

We are suckers for productivity hacks. Show us some technology that will shave a few minutes off something that we have to do, and we will be downloading and logging in almost as fast as our sprint to our coffee machine for our first coffee of the day.

Here are 26 of the programs our team couldn’t live without. Some are web apps, some are programs, some are extensions and some have smartphone apps to go with them. All are budget friendly (most have free options), and are perfect for small businesses.

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How to Increase the Trustworthiness of Your Website

How to Increase the Trustworthiness of Your Website

While people are more comfortable searching and buying online, there are more hackers and scammers out there than blowflies at a sausage sizzle. This creates a dilemma. People want to buy from you, but they are worried if you are a business that they can trust. You may have the best product or service in the world, but unless people trust you, they will ghost away from your website faster than you can say “Would you like an invitation to my Tupperware party?”

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The Ultimate Guide On What to Do After Launching Your Website

The Ultimate Guide On What to Do After Launching Your Website

The day my first website was launched I looked at it with a mixture of pride and awe. Wow! I had created this beautiful-to-me website that highlighted who I was and what I did.

Then a scary thought struck …

… I had no idea what to do next.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Gravatar

The Beginner’s Guide to Gravatar

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to have a photo of their smiling face follow their presence around the web when they publish blogs, comment on websites or appear in social media? It isn’t some super tricky IT code – they simply use a free program called Gravatar.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Canva

The Beginner’s Guide to Canva

Mention the words “graphic design” to many small business owners and you will often see them wince or run away screaming. They may have tried to DIY designs and failed dismally after forking out hundreds of dollars per year on premium products like Photoshop. They end up paying professional designers every time they need to create even the smallest day-to-day images for them.

What if we told you there was a way to design your own images and graphics that is easy, user friendly, best of all it’s free?

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Turning Pet Peeves into Unique Selling Propositions

Turning Pet Peeves into Unique Selling Propositions

I am 6 weeks into living surrounded by rubble. It all started as a simple plan to redo the kitchen, and then somehow morphed into a whole house renovation.

My hair is now permanently set into fixed Einstein style waves thanks to plaster dust and rampant humidity. My skin and glasses are tattooed with indelible paint splots. I can’t remember the last time I saw a room without a drop sheet or innumerable storage boxes piled in corners.

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