Tips and tricks

Goals For the New Financial Year

FY 2015/16 is now upon us, and many business owners will undoubtedly be looking at this as a fresh start. Whether you want to totally change the direction of your business, expand some aspects, or just increase your growth and sales, the following are some great tips to help your business improve.

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00July 1st, 2015|Tips and tricks|

How A Mentor Can Help You Grow Your Business

The positive effect of a mentor, helping an individual to acheive their life goals and aspirations through motivation and guidance, is well documented. But mentoring can be so much more, and many people are forming mentor-mentee relationships to help drive the success of their business. While friends and family, colleagues, the internet and networking contacts can all offer information and advice, only a mentor can truly [...]

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00April 15th, 2013|Tips and tricks|

How To Get More Website Leads

If you run a business, chances are you have a website. And the most important function of that website is to generate leads, which in turn will make you money. But a surprising number of people are not utilising all the potential traffic streams that the internet has to offer, and are dangerously putting all their eggs in one or two baskets. On the surface this [...]

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00October 23rd, 2012|Tips and tricks|

Beware the new Facebook Virus

Users of Facebook be warned! There is currenty a Trojan horse virus doing the rounds and causing serious problems on people's computers. The virus is sent to you via an email posing as a Facebook notification  and is located in a zip file attachment on the email. If the attachment is opened, your email account login details can be compromised, and used to send out massive [...]

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00September 6th, 2012|Tips and tricks|

Google Shakes Up Its Rankings

Google is the largest search engine in the world with 300 million people a day using it to look for products and services online. So it's no surprise that being ranked high for phrases relating to your business can mean a large wave of potential customers arriving at your cyber doorstep. Google uses over 120 signals (each differently weighted) as part of their algorithm that decides [...]

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00May 21st, 2012|Tips and tricks|

Domain Name Scams – Watch Out!

I have been receiving an increasing number of phone calls from clients lately, regarding a letter they have received in the mail. The letter appears to be a bill for their domain name, and even though their domain was registered by Temerity, the bill is from a totally different company that they've never heard of. It's no surprise that my clients call me all confused and [...]

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00May 17th, 2012|Tips and tricks|

Five Business Tips To Improve Your Online Presence

The world wide web is a continually growing source of information, and those who don't yet have a web presence are missing out on massive opportunities. Almost 96% of larger businesses have a website, but less than 50% of small businesses (those with less than 20 employees) have one. If you don't have a website, your potential customers can't find you, which means half of small [...]

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00September 14th, 2011|Tips and tricks|

How to choose your website colours

Colour is often overlooked in the business of optimising websites for better returns on investments. Website sales can be greatly affected by simply changing its colours. Ever come across a website that uses some funky combination of print and background colors? If you ever want to experience an eye-twisting headache, try reading yellow print on a blue background. The reason you see black type on a [...]

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00August 18th, 2011|Tips and tricks|

Selecting A Quality Domain Name

When you're ready to launch your web site and you're trying to select a good domain name, there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration. Select a Domain Name that Reflects Your Web Site Above all else, your domain name should reflect what your web site is all about. For example, if your web site is about grooming a dog, you certainly wouldn't [...]

By |2015-05-11T05:26:10+00:00August 18th, 2011|Tips and tricks|

Creating A Strong Password

A password is your first and last line of defense in computer security. Typically people choose bad passwords because they are easy to remember. However, you wouldn't leave the door to your home unlocked because it is too much of a hassle to unlock it before you open the door, would you? A weak password is the same thing. Using words that appear in a dictionary, [...]

By |2018-06-29T01:18:24+00:00August 18th, 2011|Tips and tricks|