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Posting to social media

posting to social media

Let me set some context around this post… I’m looking for a social media posting website that posts content to several social media platforms to save some time. At present I have a free account with Hootsuite but that is limited. So before I decide to upgrade I wanted to have a look around to…

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We’re nominated….

green tick

Today we’ve been notified that we’ve been nominated in the Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce NAB Outstanding Business of the Year Awards 2013. This is very exciting since this is our first nomination. The winners will be announced at the presentation evening on Friday September 20th at the Barn.

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How often to update your website?

update your website

Subtitle – a website is for life not just for Christmas! Okay that’s all a bit of an exaggeration but what I’m trying to say is that websites shouldn’t simply be created and then left alone.  Just like a dog, websites need to be fed regularly with juicy bits of news about the business. Don’t…

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Facebook Page changes March 30th

March 30 Facebook Changes

Now personally I haven’t my personal Facebook page over to the new Timeline look because frankly I find it confusing. I liked the one column which to me was nice and clear but Timeline with it’s two column presentation is now coming to Pages as well. If you don’t make the changes yourself by March…

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What do I need to ask a website designers?

Website Process - questions

If you don’t know much about website design yourself then there a few questions you may want to ask before deciding who you want to develop your website. You can always ask several companies the same questions and then compare the services and prices – just make sure that you are comparing like with like.…

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Which hosting should I use?

website hosting

Updated 3rd March 2017: I realised that I hadn’t updated this post in quite a while. I stopped using Webcity well over a year ago when I felt that their service went downhill. I hear that they’ve improved since then but I won’t be going back to find out. I left Hostgator because I needed…

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How do I register a domain name?

website domain

You can either register a domain name for yourself or get us (or another website developer) to register a domain for you. The main steps are: What do you want your domain to be called? This is not as obvious as it may seem. Your company may be called Smith and Jones but that doesn’t…

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What do I need for a website?

This is one of the most common questions that we get asked. Basically there are two parts – a domain name (which is your address on the internet) – a hosting account (which is where the information for the website is stored) You can buy the domain name and hosting separately or together. At the…

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Is your business online in Mount Gambier?

The Smart E-skills training is coming to Mount Gambier in March and I’ve already signed up. Why would a Mount Gambier Website Designer sign up for an e-skills workshop? Mainly so that the knowledge can be passed on to local businesses like you. Local businesses need to be online so that customers can find them. …

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