Netregistry Blog

Why we should have anything .au?

Written on 27 May, 2015 by Brett Fenton

Let’s face it, the policies and rules for .au domain names are confusing, arbitrary and burden the industry and users alike with pointless red-tape. Our current system of names is nothing more than a cut and paste job based on the US-centric top levels created by Robert Elz nearly 30… Read more

Categories: Domains | Tagged: .au domain name, domain names, auda
Googles Mobile Friendly Search

Is Your Website Ready for Google’s ‘Mobile Friendly’ Update?

Written on 29 April, 2015 by Stephen Mayall

As you may have heard Google have recently rolled out a 'mobile friendly' update, that will reward websites that are mobile friendly, whilst potentially penalising those that aren’t. Typically Google’s updates are relatively subdued affairs until the day. When website and small business owners wake up one day to find… Read more

Categories: Search Engine Optimisation, Web Design & Content | Tagged: search engine optimisation, google, seo, web design, online marketing

The benefits of blogging for your business

Written on 14 April, 2015 by Evelyn Elsted

It seems like everyone is doing it these days, but is setting up a blog for your business really the right way to go? There are some big benefits to business blogging, but before you take the plunge, here are a few handy bits of advice to consider. Reasons to get started A blog is a… Read more

| Tagged: blog, content, online business, small business, seo

Five of the best business books for startups

Written on 7 April, 2015 by Verity Meagher

Starting a new business can be an uphill struggle at times, so arm yourself with hints, tips and information to help you along the way. Gain valuable insights by immersing yourself in some of the most inspirational business books around. 1. Socialnomics, Erik Qualman Social media is now an integral part… Read more

Categories: Small Business | Tagged: business books, best books for start ups, read, content, small business

Amplification: How to attract people to your website

Written on 1 April, 2015 by Evelyn Elsted

It's one thing to spend time crafting great content for your website, but getting people to read it is quite another. Amplification is the art of making sure your message gets out there on a variety of owned, paid and earned media channels. Good-quality content is essential for the wellbeing… Read more

Categories: Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media | Tagged: seo, online marketing, social media, online business

Are you targeting the wrong audience?

Written on 24 March, 2015 by Evelyn Elsted

Your content marketing strategy looks great on paper, but your blogs aren't getting enough page views. You're getting plenty of traffic, but conversions are low. You've spent a lot of money on pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, but people click away from your landing page in a matter of seconds. Do any of these statements… Read more

Categories: Marketing | Tagged: social media, online marketing, online business, marketing, small business

BPG: The new image format that could replace JPEG

Written on 17 March, 2015 by Karen Lim Sam

JPEG has been the image file format of choice for over 20 years, but its days at the top might be numbered thanks to the invention of BPG (better portable graphics). Could this simple new image format be poised to topple the reigning champion? Synonymous with web-friendly images and used as the default picture… Read more

Categories: Web Design & Content | Tagged: web design, social media, marketing, online marketing, small business, online business

Free social media analytical tools you should be using

Written on 10 March, 2015 by Verity Meagher

Freely available and offering valuable insight into consumer and client behaviour, the analytics gleaned from your social media platforms are invaluable. But are you one of the many businesses struggling to make sense of an overabundance of analytical information? It may be time to switch to a more convenient way… Read more

Categories: Social Media | Tagged: small business, social media, online marketing, marketing, online business, search engine optimisation

Company culture: Keeping your team happy

Written on 3 March, 2015 by Evelyn Elsted

Creating an open, friendly, welcoming and lively company culture is one of the best ways you can improve your business. A happy team is a hard-working one, and it's essential you look for ways to foster an inclusive and motivational culture within your workplace. Get started with a few of our… Read more

Categories: Small Business | Tagged: small business

Top trends for increasing sales leads in 2015

Written on 24 February, 2015 by Alita Harvey – Rodriguez

Increasing leads/traffic is the very goal for most businesses right? If you’re reading this blog this must be one of yours. So how do you increase your leads in the most effective way in 2015? We are going to discuss the top five ways for you to increase and develop… Read more

Categories: E-commerce, Marketing | Tagged: small business, online marketing, marketing