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Online security for small businesses

Online security for small businesses

Written on 11 July, 2016 by Lisa Shannahan

You wouldn’t dream of leaving your computer unprotected from malware and viruses – your website shouldn’t be any different. Small and medium businesses are at equal if not more risk of being targeted for hacking, fraud, and spam compared to large corporations because they often have poor security, so can… Read more

Categories: Small Business | Tagged: online security
5 reasons to use a professional email address

5 reasons to use a professional email address

Written on 13 June, 2016 by Lisa Shannahan

It’s almost impossible to do business these days without an email address. While it can be tempting to try and save funds by using one of the many free email options available, when you’re running a business it’s important to have a professional email address, and it will be well… Read more

Categories: Small Business
5 steps to building a local search campaign

5 steps to building a local search campaign

Written on 6 June, 2016 by Gerard Goh

Over the years, there has been an increase both in the number of mobile users and their dependency on mobile technology generally. As a result, people searching on the go for food, things to buy, or things to do locally is becoming more and more prevalent. Want to have your… Read more

Categories: Search Engine Optimisation
How PPC can take your business to the next level

How PPC can take your business to the next level

Written on 30 May, 2016 by Ivy Bartolome

Of all the online marketing methods you have at your disposal, nothing will get you faster results than pay per click (PPC) advertising on search engines.  Whether you sell a product or service, PPC is arguably the fastest way to take your business to the next level, and in today's… Read more

Categories: Pay Per Click | Tagged: ppc, pay per click, search engine marketing
What do SEO companies actually do?

What do SEO companies actually do?

Written on 23 May, 2016 by James Baylis

To answer the question put forward in the title, quite simply SEO (search engine optimisation) companies help businesses create a powerful online scent. This scent then attracts consumers to the business using search networks such as Google, Yahoo and Bing. While a rather simple analogy, the steps an SEO company… Read more

Categories: Search Engine Optimisation | Tagged: seo, search engine optimisation, online business, online marketing
4-point checklist to finding a reputable web hosting service

4-point checklist to finding a reputable web hosting service

Written on 16 May, 2016 by Lisa Shannahan

If you aren't tech savvy and don't want to spend weeks learning how to use complex programs to set up and manage your website, you're going to want an out-of-the-box solution that allows you to create a website, set up your email addresses, and back up your website at the… Read more

Categories: Web Hosting | Tagged: web hosting, small business, online business
5 fatal errors when choosing a domain name

5 fatal errors when choosing a domain name

Written on 9 May, 2016 by Verity Meagher

With the rapid growth of online marketing, your domain name should be considered the foundation of your business's online presence. It's the first thing customers look at when they land on your site, and the closer it is to the name you use on all your social media platforms and… Read more

Categories: Domains, Small Business | Tagged: domain names, small business, online business, online marketing
Setting the foundations of local SEO for your business

Setting the foundations of local SEO for your business

Written on 25 April, 2016 by James Baylis

There's a huge difference between search engine optimisation (SEO) and local SEO. SEO focuses on global searches whereas local SEO hones in on nationwide and city-level queries. For local businesses and startups in the Sydney or Melbourne region, you'll almost always want to start with local SEO if the bulk… Read more

Categories: Search Engine Optimisation, Small Business | Tagged: seo, local seo, search engine optimisation, local business
How to pick an SEO-friendly (and marketable) domain

How to pick an SEO-friendly (and marketable) domain

Written on 18 April, 2016 by Lisa Shannahan

15 years ago, choosing a domain name was as simple as picking a name you liked and buying it. Today there are more than 1 billion websites and the pool of available domain names is ever dwindling. Then there's the issue of online marketing and the ability to choose a… Read more

Categories: Domains | Tagged: domain names, online marketing, seo
Social media marketing - go organic or pay to promote?

Social media marketing - go organic or pay to promote?

Written on 11 April, 2016 by Verity Meagher

With more than 60% of the entire Australian population using social media, it's become one the best places for local businesses to reach their target market. This can clearly been seen by the rapid adoption of social media by small, medium and large Australian businesses. There's no question that social… Read more

Categories: Social Media | Tagged: social media, marketing, online marketing