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Secure website connections: making the move from HTTP to HTTPS

Before we explain why encryption is so important, we should examine what it actually means. Let’s break it down to its basic parts.
HTTPS stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure. Though it sounds complex, it’s quite simple.

IoT

The future is knocking with the Internet of Things (IoT)

An estimated 8.4 billion devices are connected in 2017 and this number is expected to jump to 21 billion within five years. The future is already here.

Kid Coding

Coding and Kids

When a child understands how to code, they no longer have to accept technology as it is handed to them. They can understand how something works and adapt it to work for them.

G Suite

Benefits of Using Google Workspace

We can show you how to harness the full potential of Google Workspace, an intuitive set of applications that are not only easy to set up but simple to work with. Find out more…

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Protecting your WordPress Website from Malware Attacks

Much like a safe that is built to be opened, a Wordpress website (indeed any website) is vulnerable to attack because it is built to be accessed. However, there are ways that you can prevent malware from being installed on your Wordpress website. Read on to find out more…

what is malware

What is Malware? Prevention & Cure

When visiting clients at their place of work, we often find that they have suspect software on their computers. It can be an extra toolbar, a “useful app” or annoying pop ups. They may seem innocent enough but what are they doing in the background? Find out more…

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PCI DSS Compliance: Why you shouldn’t store half a credit card number

Many people running online shops have never heard of PCI DSS but are legally obliged to follow the security standards that it sets and are liable to be hit with significant penalties if their poor security breaches these exacting standards.

Is email marketing better than facebook?

Why Email Marketing is better than Facebook Marketing

With the rise of social media, email marketing has fallen by the wayside somewhat. The huge numbers of people on platforms such as facebook are alluring but are they effective for marketing? Has email done it’s dash or is it an undiscovered gold mine?

mobile friendly newsletters

Make your Emails Mobile Friendly

If you’re sending out email marketing, how do you know that it’s working as it should? Can your promotions be easily read on a smartphone or other mobile device. What’s the best way to send out newsleters so they work on every screen? Read on to find out more…

Social Media

The secret to creating viral content

Viral content is the ultimate word of mouth internet marketing. Is it really that hard to do, or is there a “secret” to making something go viral that you can use to your advantage? Find out how to make it happen!

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Accelerated Mobile Pages & the AMP Project

If you follow Google news at all, the phrase “AMP Project” may have got your attention at some point in the last few months. What on earth is it, and how can it help?

Prove you are not a robot and digitalise books and refine maps

Why proving you are human is a good deed

Does it annoy you having to prove that you are not a robot, time and time again? Well what if you knew that you were doing it to protect your own interests and at the same time helping to digitalise classic books, refine maps and seek Artificial Intelligence solutions?

google website speed

Is Your Website Too Slow For Google?

Your website might look great but is it too slow to rank well? Google are putting more and more emphasis on ranking pages higher if they are fast, responsive and easy to use. Don’t be left behind!

mobile friendly newsletters

How LinkedIn Can Drive your Business

Lead generation can cost hundreds of dollars, but there is a new tool; LinkedIn. Creating and nurturing good quality leads is pivotal to success. The higher the value of a product or service, the more important, and more costly, that nurturing good leads becomes.

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Shopping Cart Abandonment – How to Stop It

The issue of abandoned carts is increasing. Why? What are the reasons behind the increase in abandoned carts and what does it mean for abandoned cart solutions? Studies have shown that the way carts are being used is changing, and so is best practice for preventing lost sales.

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Engage Website Visitors In Under 30 Seconds

In a world of ever-screaming marketing noise, grabbing attention and holding it is incredibly hard. How can you possibly be heard above the general background noise of marketing? In creating a coherent, holistic marketing strategy, you can grab that attention in just 30 seconds.

2015 report on New Zealand internet trends

2015 NZ Internet Trends

Reports show that internationally, internet trends in 2015 have shown integration of mobile devices as access points to the internet. In New Zealand, 2015’s internet trends have followed suit. How else are people using the internet now? What new trends have come to light in 2015 and how can they enhance your internet marketing?

email marketing laws in nz

Staying the Right Side of New Zealand Email Marketing Law

New Zealand’s Email Marketing Laws are clearly set out in the 2007 Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act. What is included in the Act, and where does this leave email marketers when considering best practice and the law for email marketing in New Zealand?

Should you be self employed?

Should you be Self Employed? (A guide to the advantages and pitfalls)

The decision to turn self-employed is the biggest decision of almost any career; is the reality as good as the dream? How rewarding is turning self-employed in New Zealand? What are the pros and cons of becoming a contractor in New Zealand?

Bizlinks website design Auckland

Energise Web Acquires Bizlinks Developments Ltd

In May 2015, Energise Web acquired Bizlinks Developments. Bizlinks was a successful small website design business in Auckland and is now a division of Energise Web.

mobile friendly websites

Take Advantage of Google’s Mobile Friendly Website Preference

Under Google’s ever-evolving page ranking algorithms, from April 2015, web pages that are not mobile friendly will be penalised. What does the Google mobile friendly announcement say, and what does it mean for mobile friendly web design in terms of Google ranking factors.

keeping customer loyalty in an online world

How to increase customer loyalty in an online world

Building customer loyalty online means building profitability. How can you increase customer loyalty in an online world of free information and comparison? There is a wealth of opportunity to increase customer loyalty, and it doesn’t cost the earth.

how much is your web design business worth?

How much is your web business worth?

If you have a web design business, an SEO company or some other internet-based business and you’re looking to move into another direction, how can you work out what your business is worth? You may have worked for years building your company and when it’s time to move on, you want to make sure that you get a fair price.

seo scams to watch out for

Search Engine Optimisations Scams to Watch Out For

With Google making more and more changes to the way they rank website search results, it is no longer business as usual in the search engine optimisation (SEO) world. You can’t get away with dodgy SEO tactics, such as buying 10,000 links from link farms. Don’t get caught out by low quality work or SEO scams!

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