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heartbleed SSL

Are you vulnerable to Heartbleed?

Written on 10 April, 2014 by Jonothan Gleeson

New security vulnerabilities are an ongoing concern across all applications and services. The latest one, the so-called "Heartbleed" Bug in the OpenSSL cryptographic library, is especially concerning for anyone interacting with the internet ie. everyone. The OpenSSL cryptographic library is widely deployed to power Secure-Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS),… Read more

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Internet merchant account vs. payment gateway

Written on 7 April, 2014 by Verity Meagher

Not sure how a merchant account works or why you need a payment gateway? Understand the process behind accepting payments on your e-commerce site and know you’ve got the best system in place.  What’s a merchant account? A merchant account is an online bank account that allows your businesses to… Read more

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VPS 101: Everything you need to know

Written on 18 March, 2014 by Verity Meagher

A virtual private server (VPS) is a way of hosting your website that’s halfway between shared and dedicated hosting. It is created on a shared server with partitions, so it has its own storage space and bandwidth, which means that although your site sits on the same server as others,… Read more

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Build a website in 30 minutes

Written on 12 March, 2014 by Georgia Leaker

Having an online presence is crucial in this day and age, with most people using Google or the online Yellow Pages to find the contact details of a business. They want a phone number, a street address and, most importantly, a web address. Yet the Australian Bureau of Statistics recently… Read more

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WhatsApp and Facebook: A chattier social network

Written on 12 March, 2014 by Karen Lim-Sam

Facebook has caused a media storm with its purchase of mobile messaging service WhatsApp, but what will it mean for the social realm? Facebook is already the most popular social network around – with an estimated 900 million unique monthly visitors – but that doesn't mean it's taking it easy… Read more

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Three easy steps to landing pages

Three easy steps to better landing pages

Written on 4 March, 2014 by Karen Lim-Sam

Generate better leverage from your website with efficient landing pages. Gone are the days when one fairly basic and generic landing page would do. Now you need to start thinking about new ways to tempt to your customers to stick around and spend their money.  Variety is the spice of… Read more

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eCommerce & Conference Workshop

Developing a Digital Strategy in Three Simple Steps

Written on 3 March, 2014 by Christian Bowman

One of the advantages of having formal training in design is the ability to creatively capture and present information. Being able to simplify the complex and communicate a key message has enabled me to create a very simple process in developing a digital strategy and plan. I have devised a… Read more

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Melbourne IT to acquire Netregistry Group

Written on 27 February, 2014 by Netregistry

MELBOURNE, Australia – 27 February 2014 – Melbourne IT (ASX: MLB) announced today that it had entered into a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire Netregistry Group Limited for an enterprise value of $50.4 million. “The proposed transaction will bring together two of Australia’s leading web-services businesses, generating significant benefits for… Read more

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Why businesses fail

8 reasons why businesses fail

Written on 24 February, 2014 by Daniel Priestley

Over the last 3 years I’ve interviewed over 2500 entrepreneurs about their business ambitions. As I listened, I sometimes had a sinking feeling that I already knew the business was off track and would probably fail.  Here’s the top 8 things that come to mind that give me that feeling:… Read more

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Netregistry Web Hosting Solutions

Web hosting plans: Five terms you should know

Written on 17 February, 2014 by Verity Meagher

The potential benefits of web hosting can be massive for your business – easy expansion, reliable services, security features – so choosing the right package is vital. Get a firm handle on some of the key concepts to make sure you get the hosting service that’s right for you.  Shared… Read more

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