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23
Oct

Alarm bells should be ringing loud and clear for any business involved in distance selling!

The Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) have taken the step of conducting a pre-Christmas review of 156 retailer websites and found that many of them were not fully complying with the Consumer (Distance Selling) Regulations and the Electronic Commerce (EC)Directive) Regulations. Find out more from Brian Scott at Max Montague…

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15
Oct

Your new website: Open-source or build it from scratch?

So you’re looking to build a new website, but do you use something off the shelf or build a bespoke site from the ground up? We look at the pros and cons of either approach…

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24
Sep

10 Steps to a Secure WordPress Website

Having your website hacked, can be costly not only in terms of the time to secure and clean it, but in terms of lost business and credibility.
This great little article gives some advice on how you can do your bit to keep hackers from damaging your business.

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18
Sep

How a Blog can build your business offline as well as online

It’s well known that blogs can be great for Google, great for driving your Social Media presence and a fantastic way to boost credibility and engage with your audience, but ever realised they can be just as useful offline?

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17
Sep

Your website and Mobile Phones, what you need to know

Mobile phone technology has come a long way and with the success of Smart Phones such as Blackberry, iPhone and Google’s Android accessing websites from your phone has become common place. But with change comes buzz words: “mobile site”, “mobile compatible”, “responsive”. We look at the differences and what they might mean to you.

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29
Aug

Google Analytics: Bounce Rates explained

Bounce Rate is a term that you may have seen on your website’s Google Analytics report, or heard about from your web designer when talking about search engine optimization, but what actually is it and should you really care?

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04
Jul

Bored of Cookies and your website? Try these…

Want an alternative to all this talk about Cookies on your website?
Here at FL1, we’ve come up with the perfect alternative…

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21
Jun

The new EU Website Cookie Law – Is your website legal?

On the 26th May 2011 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) passed a law that in the UK all websites who use cookies need to allow their user’s to Opt-Out.
So is your website legal?

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20
Jun

Everything you need to know about Google Page Rank

Google PageRank (PR) is a measure from 0 -10 of how important Google thinks a webpage is. In Google’s eyes a web page with a PageRank of 10/10 is very important and a web page with a PageRank of 0/10 is not very important.
But why is Google Page Rank important at all?

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18
Jun

St Albans Networking Group, TONIGHT; learn how to go iPaperless at the County Club

St Albans Networking Group, TONIGHT; learn how to go iPaperless at the County Club.
iPaperless – a practical guide to using the iPad for business with Adrian Dixon from AdNexus.

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