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Do You Need a Copyright Notice on Your Website?

Do You Need a Copyright Notice on Your Website?

At the beginning of each year, one of the regular website tasks is to update your copyright notice in your footer. But what is a copyright notice, and why do you need one on your small business website? Websites & Copyright Law in Australia I need to kick this off...

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Fixit Friday: 7 Five-Minute Website Fixes

Fixit Friday: 7 Five-Minute Website Fixes

2020 has been a cow of a year for the world, and most small business owners are finding they are tired, frazzled and aching for a few days of downtime over the Christmas break. But, unless you are the Cookie Monster or suffering severe lockdown compensation behaviour,...

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Does Your Website Have a Padlock?

Does Your Website Have a Padlock?

Take a look at the URL of your small business website in your browser. Does it show a little padlock icon (that has more than a passing resemblance to a handbag) next to the URL of the website? That little padlock shows that you have an SSL or Secure Socket Layer...

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Is Your Website Screaming for a Makeover?

Is Your Website Screaming for a Makeover?

Have you ever noticed that wearing activewear sneaks up on you (particularly during COVID)? It starts just one day when you forget to get changed after your walk. And then before you know it you live in stained, baggy trackie-dacks with t-shirts holier than the turf...

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Website Fix-It Friday: Check & Delete Demo Data

Website Fix-It Friday: Check & Delete Demo Data

Many website owners make some common, easy-to-fix mistakes with their WordPress websites. This is the first in a series of Fix-It Friday posts, where we will tackle some of these common mistakes and nuke them into smouldering oblivion (which sounds a lot more final...

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Should You Auto-Update Your WordPress Website?

Should You Auto-Update Your WordPress Website?

"I am looking for a website that I don't have to think about. That just looks after itself and just works without me having to do anything. Is that doable?" The Holy Grail of websites is a site that you build and then ignore, with all the tech bits that go into the...

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Website Preloaders: A Slow Site’s Best Friend

Website Preloaders: A Slow Site’s Best Friend

Hands up if you LOVE waiting in queues. Anyone?   People are hard-wired to hate waiting around – especially on the internet. Just a few short years ago, we used to patiently wait 10 seconds or more until sites loaded. Now 47% of people expect a site to load in 2...

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Have You Lost The Logins To Your Online World?

Have You Lost The Logins To Your Online World?

“Can you please send me through your logins to your website, host, domain name registrar and all of the bits that relate to your website, and then we can get started on your project.” “Um. I have to go back through my emails to see if I kept them. Give me a minute.”...

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How To Choose The Right Images For Your Website

How To Choose The Right Images For Your Website

A picture paints a thousand words. Seeing is believing. Show don’t tell. The soul never thinks without a picture. There are oodles of research papers and mountains of memes about the power of images to convey meaning and create emotion, which is why the images that...

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10 Common Website Complaints

10 Common Website Complaints

One of the questions we ask new clients is what bugs them about their existing website, and websites in general. Over the years we’ve collated their responses into the ten most common complaints people have about websites. You can use this list to check your website...

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The cPanel Earthquake Shaking Web Hosting

The cPanel Earthquake Shaking Web Hosting

Competition is a good thing in business – it keeps prices keen and customer service front and centre of mind. Where there is a lack of competition, companies begin to ride roughshod across their customer base and bump prices in search of the almighty buck. In the past...

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What MCs and Your Website Home Page Have in Common

What MCs and Your Website Home Page Have in Common

I looked out over a sea of business-suited executives crammed into an over-heated conference hall. I was the last speaker before lunch, and thoughts of sandwiches and coffee were front-of-mind for most of them. “Our next speaker needs no introduction – Ingrid Moyle!”...

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10 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

10 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

Websites that are slower than a toddler being told it is bedtime cost businesses clients and money. A recent page speed report by Unbounce showed that nearly 70% of consumers say website load time affects their willingness to buy. So, what’s an acceptable web page load time?

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