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Google page speed performance report

Summary Google Pages peed Test ‘Local’ Page speed Test The Difference How to make the website faster The other day, a customer end of ours, Mark White, who runs a successful VoIP IT Company rang me. He said, “I am concerned about my website. It is running so slow, I am afraid no one will […]

Create Killer Graphics In Less Than Five Minutes

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I tried on the online image creation program Snappa a few days ago. I needed to update my cover image for Facebook and Twitter pages.  I read about Snappa from a marketing email that I receive. The email said that I could create an image for my blog or social media in less than five […]

49 websites or apps to learn something for free

Before the advent of Internet if you had to learn something you had to attend a course, an evening class in a community college or hire an instructor to learn the subject. Not anymore. With the Internet all you have to do is Google the subject or topic you want to learn about and you […]

Google to abandon older browsers

A recent news item stated “Google to abandon older browsers “. Google is phasing out support for older browsers from 1 August. Those using IE7, Safari 3, Firefox 3.5 and their predecessors to view Gmail, Google Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites will then lose some functions. Eventually, it warned, these web services will stop working […]

Google Removes Right Hand Ads

Google are known to change their logo in fun, creative ways with their Google Doodles, but major changes to the actual search engine results page (SERP) happens very rarely. That’s why their recent decision to remove ads from the right-hand side of their desktop SERPs is a big change and making waves. What exactly did they change? They removed ads […]

How to make sure your online store is profitable

Search dominates the Internet when consumers are looking for products and services. Google’s market share in the U.S. is 67%, and their market share dominates throughout most of the developed world, no search engine is more important. To generate traffic from Google, or any of its competitors, you have two options: Search engine optimisation (SEO), […]

Economic downturn

I am sure you have seen it on TV read in the newspaper. It is everywhere. The doom and gloom – the credit crunch the housing market collapsing etc. I am sure you know all these things are cyclical. Yes it is bad this time round due to the greed of those in Wall Street. […]

Minimalism in Digital Age

I read a very interesting article today on the BBC news website. It was about how the Internet has made many physical things kind of disappear from out lives. When was the last time you bought a CD from a brick & mortar music shop? or for that matter a vinyl? It has been years […]

Best photo & Video editing apps for the mobile

Great visual content will engage the website visitor more on your website. Facebook is changing the sizes if its images and videos in the feed. They will be larger. Instagram is expanding to ads now. It is handy to know which apps to use to edit the photos you take on the phone and post them […]

Best Websites to Learn Something New

The Internet has levelled the playing field in terms of new business (startups), new ideas, new way of thinking, learning a new skill or trade. (Did you know Elon Musk literally Googled his way up in Astro Physics amongst other fields? So yes you can use the Internet these days to become smarter, think differently, […]