Netregistry Blog

ICANN propose privacy rule change

Written on 29 June, 2015 by Cameron Vanryn

ICANN, the regulatory body that oversees the registration of .com and .net domains, have asked for public comment after releasing a potential policy change for domain privacy services. The report proposes that domain names with associated commercial websites will no longer be able to utilise a privacy service to protect… Read more

Categories: Domains, News | Tagged: domain names, security

Six techniques for killer product photography

Written on 23 June, 2015 by Emily Rice

When you’re running an e-commerce business, photos are vital for selling products successfully. Consumers are becoming increasingly confident in making purchases online and are often comfortable spending large amounts of money on something they haven't seen in the flesh. That's not to say they don't still experience some traditional pain… Read more

Categories: E-commerce, Marketing, Web Design & Content | Tagged: marketing, e-commerce

Five tools for efficiently auditing website content

Written on 16 June, 2015 by Emily Rice

As search engines grow ever more sophisticated and web users become increasingly accustomed to websites that fulfil their needs quickly and seamlessly, content has cemented itself as the most important element for any site. Find out whether your pages are hitting the mark with a content audit that will root… Read more

Categories: Web Design & Content | Tagged: content

5 ways to help start and grow your business

Written on 9 June, 2015 by Evelyn Elsted

From 1 – 31 August , the Victorian Government’s Small Business Festival Victoria will offer a comprehensive suite of services for people thinking about starting or growing their own business. Interested? Read on for five ways to get involved. 1. Learn how to sell better Small Business BIG Marketing is… Read more

Categories: Events, Small Business | Tagged: small business, event

#1 Australian Social Media Brand ‘Beginning Boutique’ is speaking at Online Retailer Conference

Written on 2 June, 2015 by Evelyn Elsted

Sarah Timmerman, Founder and Director of Beginning Boutique will Embrace Everything Retail at Online Retailer Conference & eCommerce Expo, Sydney Royal Hall of Industries and Hordern Pavilion 22- 23 July 2015. Sarah will speak about Becoming the #1 Australian Social Media Brand and provide insight into the power of social… Read more

Categories: Events, Social Media | Tagged: event, social media

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