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All the latest updates, news, events, research and helpful content from Refuel Creative.

Meet NTcommunity, the app connecting communities with services in NT

Posted by Ryan Jones on Apr 07, 2021. Reading time is 4 min 0 Comment

How can technology be used to improve access to essential services for Australians living in one of the remote areas in the country?

This was the challenge we faced when contracted by the Northern Territory Council of Social Services (NTCOSS) to build an online directory of social and community services.

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Client sites we Refuelled for launch in 2020

Posted by Anna Butler on Dec 29, 2020. Reading time is 2 min 0 Comment

 

Yes, we do digital marketing. And part of that is building responsive, data-driven sites for our clients to propel their own businesses to success.

Here are some of the clients we were proud to have built new sites for this year.

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Regifting 7 of our most popular blogs from 2020

Posted by Anna Butler on Dec 13, 2020. Reading time is 3 min 0 Comment

Looking for a little light reading over the holiday season? We’ve pulled together 7 of our most popular blogs to add to your reading list, just in case you missed them earlier in the year.

 

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Cross browser and cross platform testing for your website

Posted by Adam Schwarz on Oct 09, 2020. Reading time is 7 min 0 Comment

These days there are a multitude of different ways for someone to access your website.

Are they using a desktop? If so, what screen resolution do they have? Is it Windows, Mac or something else? What browser are they using?

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What is the best ecommerce platform for your business?

Posted by Ryan Jones on Sep 30, 2020. Reading time is 13 min 0 Comment

WooCommerce, BigCommerce and Shopify are three of the biggest and most popular online selling platforms. So if you’re ready to sell online, how do you decide which platform is the best fit for your business?

Previously we’ve given you 7 questions to help you choose the right ecommerce platform. Now, we’ve done the hard work for you by comparing all three ecommerce solutions to give you our thoughts. Let the showdown begin!

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Best free video hosting platforms

Posted by Ryan Jones on Sep 28, 2020. Reading time is 13 min 0 Comment

With easy access to mobile devices, we’re watching much more video online. In fact, up to one-third of our time online is spent watching video content. Smart companies are taking advantage of this, creating targeted video marketing strategies that speak directly to their audience.

As a result, video has become a vital tool in digital marketing. It can increase your reach and engagement of social media content. It can boost search engine rankings. It helps you capture attention and explain technical issues easier.

But with so many video hosting platforms to choose from, how do you decide which is best for your business, budget and digital marketing strategy?

Let’s explore the pros and cons of some of the most popular online video platforms.

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What is a backlink and how do I get more?

Posted by Adam Schwarz on Sep 03, 2020. Reading time is 9 min 0 Comment

Whether or not you’re already familiar with the concept of a backlink, they’re one of the most important contributors to your website ranking so it’s always worth keeping them in mind.

We’re going to go over what they are, what they’re used for and most importantly, how to get more of them.

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Tips and Tricks for Website Design Success!

Posted by Adam Schwarz on Aug 28, 2020. Reading time is 12 min 0 Comment

If you're reading this it's likely that you're still pretty new to web development and design. If so, then perfect! You’re in the right place, and I hope you pick up some useful tips here.

If you've been at this for a while, stick around anyway. It never hurts to have a reminder - you might even learn something new.

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Submitting your website to search engines to improve SEO

Posted by Adam Schwarz on Aug 26, 2020. Reading time is 9 min 0 Comment

Not sure why you'd submit your website to search engines? Who does it or how? These are all good questions and questions we’re going to be answering right here. These simple steps can provide a significant improvement in your search engine optimisation.

So let’s get into it, starting with...

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4 Web Design Essentials to Maximise the User Experience

Posted by Liina Puusepp on Jan 20, 2020. Reading time is 12 min 0 Comment

Redesigning your website is one of the most important projects your organisation can undertake. If your existing site is hard to navigate, cluttered and the language is hard to understand, it may be doing your business more harm than good. 

Your website is your online shopfront where you sell your products and attract customers. If your website isn't bringing in leads, it may be time for a serious website redesign!

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