Category Archives: Web design



10 tips to make your website more visible

The process of tweaking a website to help attain better ranking is known as ‘Search Engine Optimisation’ and is commonly referred as ‘SEO’. Here is a quick checklist to help you with SEO:

  1. Choose your keywords carefully; remember quality not quantity.
  2. Make sure your keywords are properly listed on your webpages. Do not try to target too many keywords for one page. Start with 2-3 keywords per page.

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Keeping pace with WWW in 2011

Let me introduce the elephant in the room. Last year Australia’s internet users grew to more than 17 million and approximately 9.5 million Facebook users. Eighty per cent of Australians are now using the Internet. More often than not, customers will check out your website before they do any business with you. But, when it comes to improving websites, we don’t always know where to start or what to fix. So, let me share my three golden rules for websites.

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Internet addresses. Will this be the next Y2K?

Within a year, the internet will run out of IP addresses according to the American Registry of Internet Numbers.
That means, there will be no new addresses available in the world for any new device wanting to connect to internet, which may include your computer, mobile phone, TV or even your fridge. No internet address, means no internet.

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Online selling to under 18s

At times I think that the new generation GenZ will even breathe online if it was possible. With this in mind, there is a new payment method for online shopping which you need to know about if your target market is under 18.

VISA has introduced – a new way for merchants to accept micro-payments ($20 or less) as well as other payments online. Designed and developed within Australia, this new facility specifically caters for young users who don’t have a credit card.

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New WiDi technology for HD Web experience

Say goodbye to those messy cables in the lounge room and hello to a new way of driving customers to your business! Intel recently launched its Core i5 and i7 processors with WiDi, which stands for wireless display technology. With a click of a button on your laptop, you can wirelessly transmit the screen to your television in high definition.
You can browse the web, watch a movie, view YouTube videos, and look at your photos – the list just goes on. To truly enhance the experience, WiDi also transmits sound to your home theatre or sound system. Plug in your Bluetooth wireless keyboard with a mouse and you’ll be king of your lounge room!
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Are you ready for Google Buzz?

Okay, I know what you are thinking. Just when you thought you were finally getting your head around all these social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace, you are now hit with the a new tool in the online arena:
Google Buzz. For those of you, who use Gmail, you will already noticed
Google Buzz appearing on your screen.
It’s that little Google coloured talk bubble..
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iPod, iPhone and now iPad – Is Apple up for a hat-trick?

Mid-last year, I switched my long-lasting loyalty with Nokia to iPhone 3GS and have never looked back. Except for the battery life, so far I love almost everything about the iPhone. If you have an iPhone, I bet you love it too. Now, Apple has launched a new product in the market called ‘iPad’.
iPad is a portable device, which performs many key features of a computer, but is not quite a computer. It is about 9.5” high and 7.5” wide; similar to a notepad. It is not in the same space of a laptop or a tablet computer. It sits nicely between an iPhone and a laptop. It’s slim and only 0.73kg in weight. There is no mouse, no keyboard. Its multitouch LED screen has an inbuilt touch keyboard. It has been simplified to do those regular daily tasks, such as checking emails, browsing the web, interacting in the social media space (facebook, twitter, chat), playing games, and browsing photos and videos.
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