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The Beginners Search Engine Jargon Buster

There’s a lot of acronyms when it comes to anything Search Engine related, so here are a few key ones to help you get to grips with what they mean.

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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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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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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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How to generate new business through your website; 5 things you need to know

There are lots of different ways to generate new business using the web and it’s a subject that can be written about and approached in 100 different ways, but here are a few basics to get things going. Whether you’ve got an existing website or look in to a new market, the principals below are […]

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Announcing the FL1 Website Awards 2012

Its time for the launch of the FL1 Website Awards 2012!! Fancy grabbing yourself a Virtual Goodie Bag packed with fantastic offers ranging from free bottles of wine to free press releases to half price Caterpillar music classes? All you need to do is cast your vote on the 12 nominated websites. Its all for […]

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Smilies have no place in business, or do they? ;-)

Smilies aren’t a new thing by any stretch of the imagination, yet using them in the commercial world is taboo. We take a look at why…

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Email marketing software review: iContact vs MailChimp

For small businesses and non-profit organizations, one of the easiest ways to stay in touch with customers and supporters is to send them a weekly, monthly, or quarterly email newsletter. We look at two of the biggest players in the Email Marketing software field, iContact and MailChimp.

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SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act ) and PIPA (Protect IP Act), what’s all the fuss about?

You may have heard people talking/blogging/twittering about SOPA — the Stop Online Piracy Act and PIPA (Protect IP Act), but what’s it really all about?

We take a look to see how it will impact the internet the whole world over.

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Choosing the right Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software, where to start…

A good CRM package can be the hub of a business and help drive sales, build relationships and save time and money. But with so many to choose from, where do you start? Get it right, and it will drive your business, get it wrong and it will cost you dearly. We look at the basics…

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