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Firefox 4.0 review

Firefox 4.0 review

Hot on the heels of IE9 comes Firefox 4.0. At first appearances, it looks a lot like IE9, but a quick test reveals that there are many differences. I have to withdraw my comments about IE9 catching up with Firefox. Firefox 4 is yet another leap ahead in terms of user-friendly functionality.

England Rugby Football Union YouTube Fail (oops!)

England Grand Slam Video

In a glorious example of how the power of the internet can backfire, the England Rugby Football Union have been embarrassed by the release of a video on YouTube celebrating themselves as the “2011 Grand Slam Champions”. Unfortunately, it didn’t happen! (includes video)

Yazoom & TreatMe enter the ring

Yazoom and TreatMe enter the online discount, impulse shopping arena to compete with GrabOne and DailyDo. It’s unlikely that all these sites will survive so will Yazoom be able to capture enough subscribers with their expensive TV campaign or does TreatMe have the edge by having TradeMe’s backing? Is the massive cut in price worth the time for businesses or are these kinds of deals just helping them tread water?

Google conspiracy theory: Adwords bidding wars?

google panda algorithm update

The Google Farmer update has destroyed rankings, and therefore web traffic and advertising revenue for a large number of good quality websites that are now struggling to recover. Was it planned that way or just an unfortunate side-effect?

IE9 browser review: sleek, fast and elegant

ie9 review

IE9 has been officially released to the public. This is Microsoft’s latest version of the widely used Internet Explorer Browser. Is it good enough to prevent a further exodus to Firefox and Chrome? At first blush it looks pretty good, it’s fast, nicely designed and I have high hoped for it. Read this IE9 review to see if it’s right for you.

Boats for Sale on www.BOATS.co.nz

boats for sale

If you’re looking for NZ Boats for Sale or for somewhere to sell your boat, check out UsedBoats.co.nz – it’s a new website that was launched just a month ago to offer free boat listings to both the public and boat dealers. It’s really easy too use and has some great advanced features that you can access if you sign up for a free account.

Facebook business page upgrade March 2011

facebook-wall-photos

Facebook are automatically upgrading all business pages to the 2011 redesign. The interface is much cleaner and the admin is easier to use and more intuitive. No more searching for your facebook business page from your profile either, it’s now easy to click back and forth between your personal and business pages. Read on to find out more!

SEO shortcuts to a top ranking

how to cheat google and why you shouldn't

Three guys are in an alleyway. They have masks, they have guns. They are about to rob a bank. They have a plan that they have worked on for months. One will get the cash, the other covers the room and the third watches the door. Let’s call it GoogleBank.

How to remove a Google Penalty

How to fix a google penalty

If you’ve noticed your website suddenly drop in the Google rankings, you may have received a penalty for breach of Google’s webmaster guidelines. This penalty may be manually instigated in response to a complaint about your website or activities, or it could be an automatic drop caused by a change in Google’s algorithm. This article explains what you can do to recover your rightful place on the first page of Google!

How to Register a Good Domain Name | Tips and Hints

email for a good domain name

There’s more to registering a good domain name than just getting your company name. In fact your company name might not be the best choice for your website address. There are several things that you should consider for your new domain name.