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

Is your dated website ruining your business?

Written on 25 May, 2015 by Verity Meagher

You're likely to have spent a significant amount of money getting your website 'just right', so it's understandable if you're resistant to regular makeovers. But be warned – a dated website could be seriously damaging your business. Keep ahead of the curve The online world changes quickly, and what was… Read more

Categories: Web Design & Content | Tagged: online business, small business, website, web hosting

Could iBeacon technology change the world as we know it?

Written on 19 May, 2015 by Karen Lim Sam

While there are already plenty of well-known mobile apps making use of location data as a way to improve user experience, the introduction of iBeacon technology looks as though it will be a revolutionary step in expanding these opportunities. Launched with Apple iOS 7, iBeacon is a new location-based innovation that makes it possible for sensors to… Read more

Categories: News | Tagged: mobile app, location data, ibeacon

Are holidays, meditation and rest the recipe to success?

Written on 12 May, 2015 by Evelyn Elsted

In a fast-paced world where emails, instant messages and social sites demand your attention constantly, it often feels as though being switched on is the only way to succeed. However, taking the time to occasionally disengage with the many pressures of the business world might be the best way to… Read more

Categories: News | Tagged: relaxation for success, small business, de-stree in business, holidays, meditation

BuzzFeed’s secret to creating clickable content

Written on 6 May, 2015 by Evelyn Elsted

Snatching clicks left, right and centre, BuzzFeed has quickly become a massive influencer for brands looking to create buzz for their own online content. The site has perfectly pinpointed a style that works for attracting reads and shares. We'll reveal some of the secrets that can help you do the same. How buzz-worthy headlines… Read more

Categories: Web Design & Content | Tagged: online marketing, content marketing, brand, online content, attention grabbing headlines
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