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New UK law on use of website Cookies deferred for one year

Jun 2nd 2011

UK websites are being given one year to comply with EU cookie laws, the Information Commissioner's Office has said. The regulations were commonly complied with by the inclusion of relevant wording in a website’s Privacy Policy, however this is no longer to be the case. So, how might these changes in the law affect your [...]

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Moving your website to a new host? Here’s what you need to know

May 13th 2011

From time to websites need to move from one host to another. This can be for various reasons such as upgrading for better performance, but more typically it’s to find a new host that best supports the website’s needs. The most common need to move host is due to a new website with a new [...]

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How To Use Facebook Places For Your Business

May 12th 2011

Want to have your own business show up within Facebook Places? For companies that have a physical location it makes sense to have a Facebook Place in order to track the people who are stopping by your shop, office, or venue. As such, Facebook has released a new guide for businesses to learn how to [...]

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Seven Ways to Raise Your Local Business Listing Rank in Google

May 11th 2011

Google Local Business Listings are different than organic or pay-per-click listings. They typically only show up when the user types a service oriented business followed by the location for their search. A large map from Google Maps appears alongside up to ten URLs with a phone number by each. But how do they work and [...]

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How To Use Facebook Questions for Free Market Research

May 10th 2011

When the new Facebook Questions launched in March, the assumption was that individuals would mostly use the new tool, however, communicators, public relations professionals and marketers are taking the lead in putting Facebook’s new polling feature to the test, using Questions as a fast and inexpensive market research tool.

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How to Automate Your Social Media Marketing Efforts

May 9th 2011

So you’ve got all of your social media networking accounts set up, now what? Once the social media account creation tasks are complete, the next stage involves growth, building and interaction. To give you some assistance in determining what tools and strategies you could be implementing to build your customer base, your social media growth [...]

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5 Reasons to consider a Facebook Page for your Business

Apr 26th 2011

Facebook pages are a new thing by any stretch of the imagination, however it’s only recently that they’ve really come in to their own and started becoming popular for all businesses large and small. If you think it’s just a gimmick and can’t see how having a presence for your business on Facebook is going to [...]

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What is WordPress? 10 things to get you started

Feb 3rd 2011

WordPress is an Open Source blogging platform, that actually makes a very flexible and affordable Content Management System for a website. Because it’s Open Source it’s free which means no software licensing costs, and it’s arguably becoming one of the most widely used and developed packages on the internet. So why use it?