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7 Deadly (Cyber) Sins

30 Oct. 2014

Neil Cumins looks at the unnecessary evils of bad web design...

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Mars: There and back again

29 Oct. 2014

Will the technology that sends us to space put humans right back to the beginning? Sometimes we yearn for a simpler time. Sometimes people actually make it happen. As technology pounds forward at a rate of knots, others choose to shy away. Former manager Mark Boyle turned a social experiment of living without cash into...

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It’s The Final Countdown…

28 Oct. 2014

As the semi-finalists gear up for the grand finale of The Big Start Up Loans competition, we take a look at who’s in the running. If you’ve been around here for a while, you might’ve heard about our partnership with Start Up Loans. A government funded not-for-profit organisation, Start Up Loans aims to help get...

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How to Harness the 6 Types of Twitter Conversations

28 Oct. 2014Kelly Kirkham looks into how to make the most of your business tweets… As Jimmy Fallon would say in his weekly Tonight Show #LateNight Hashtags, “You guys are on Twitter right?” He says this every time, no joke. But there’s a reason. With 271 million active users, Twitter is a big deal. And not just...

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Tech Or Treat!

28 Oct. 2014Madeleine Bruce explores how All Hallows’ Eve has been brought into the 21st Century. When it comes to holidays, I would gladly forsake Christmas, The Fourth July and Thanksgiving for Halloween. I spend all year in preparation for the spookiest night of the year and it never disappoints. From dressing up as a toilet-papered mummy...

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The Anatomy Of A Website

28 Oct. 2014

Hayden Smith deconstructs the typical webpage... Continue reading

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Online Security: Aliases and Trolls

28 Oct. 2014

Grant McMaster explains how to deal with enmity online...

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Is The Environment At Your Office Affecting Your Productivity?

27 Oct. 2014

Kelly Kirkham looks at the results of a recent study that reveals that little tweaks to the workplace can lead to big changes in employee efficiency...

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Bitcoin and The Future of Ecommerce – Part 2

23 Oct. 2014

In the second of this two-part blog, Grant McMaster questions what crypto currency means for online business... Continue reading

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More Women In The Office = ££ In Your Bottom Line

23 Oct. 2014

Kelly Kirkham questions whether new research by MIT could lead to a sea change in gender balance in business...

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Life After Google Authorship?

22 Oct. 2014Neil Cumins asks how can you compensate for the SEO benefits of Google Authorship? Continue reading

What Is Google Pigeon?

21 Oct. 2014Neil Cumins looks into the nature of Google Pigeon and what it means for your website... Continue reading

Bitcoin and The Future of Ecommerce – Part 1

21 Oct. 2014

In the first of this two-part blog, Grant McMaster gives a beginner’s guide to the Bitcoin concept. In the next article, he’ll question what it means for online business... Continue reading

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.Surf’s Up!

17 Oct. 2014Queue up the springing reverb of your favorite surf music because .surf is about to catch some air... Continue reading

How to Write a Press Release

16 Oct. 2014Kelly Kirkham walks you through how to create a press release... Continue reading

Bad USB

16 Oct. 2014

Grant McMaster outlines the implications of USB Malware Continue reading

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What Happens to Virtual Spaces After The People Have Moved On?

14 Oct. 2014

Jessica Furseth looks deeper into the concept of the disappearing Internet... Continue reading

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SELinux Overview: Speaking of Security.

10 Oct. 2014

By Linux and storage specialist Artjom Averin and SQL programmer and Linux specialist Valeria Nossova. Continue reading

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Let .website, .press, and .host work for you

26 Sep. 2014Pique your clients’ imagination with these three new domains… Last week, three new game-changing domains were released onto the Internet. Use them to enhance your clients’ portfolios or to help them launch their businesses into the digital space. .website This domain is the first real alternative to .com. There are no boundaries or limits for … Continue reading

How to Guide: Podcasting from WordPress

22 Sep. 2014Kelly Kirkham serves up a quick-fire guide to podcasting, including equipment, software, and style tips… Looking for an inexpensive way to reach out to your customers and maybe attract more? Posting podcasts from your blog is an easy and efficient way to engage with your audience and promote some traffic. Anyway, who doesn’t want to … Continue reading