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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 1 Comments

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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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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All about content management systems (CMS)

Posted by Ryan Jones on Jan 10, 2020. Reading time is 11 min 0 Comment

If you’re not 100% sure what a content management system (CMS) is, we’re here to demystify it for you. 

More than 60% of all websites use CMS or have CMS capabilities. Chances are, you're using a content management system (CMS) and didn’t even realise. 

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Marketing technologies that revolutionised the last decade

Posted by Ryan Jones on Dec 21, 2019. Reading time is 19 min 0 Comment

Ten years ago, the world was a different place. We were all watching prime time TV daily. Some of us were playing Angry Birds on our first-generation iPads and downloading Limewire music to our MP3 players.

The world has since gotten much more complicated. With the release of new devices, technologies, networks and products every year, it's hard to keep up!

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Enhancing your eCommerce Ads with Google Shopping

Posted by Ryan Jones on Apr 02, 2019. Reading time is 6 min 0 Comment

Business owners know that the e-commerce industry is exploding in Australia. Whether you’re an experienced e-commerce business or considering capitalising on this fast-paced industry growth, you still look for every advantage you can get.

Google Shopping is a powerful tool to get in front of people looking for your products. By utilising effective Google Shopping Ad Campaigns, your products will be able to be seen by a larger and more diverse audience that you know are interested in your products. You must master Google Merchant Center to advertise on Google Shopping.

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What is Search Engine Optimisation?

Posted by Ryan Jones on Mar 26, 2019. Reading time is 7 min 0 Comment

If you run a website, or your business has a website, you must have heard the phrase “search engine optimisation” at least a few times.

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