Becoming a Great Client will help you get a Great Business Website

Aug 22, 2012 Comments Off

How do you find the right ‘fit’ when choosing a web development partner? Here are 17 pointers to getting a great business website. It starts by finding the right partner and being a Great Client for them. Becoming a good or preferably Great Client for your web firm will help you get the best results […]

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Industry group proposes star-rated clouds (from ZDNet Australia)

Dec 08, 2011 Comments Off

This could either be a great service that helps differentiate apples and oranges from the many lemons – or it could be a meaningless and  over-simplistic response that will create more confusion in an already confused marketplace. What do you think? Here’s the story from ZDNet Australia… An Australian IT industry think-tank spearheaded by the […]

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21 Things you MUST know about choosing software

Oct 06, 2011 Comments Off

If you are choosing new software or adopting a new technology system or platform, these questions and tips will save you time, money and stress. Use this list as your guide and your initial filter, and look for systems that meet most (or preferably all) of these points. Go here to read 21 Things you […]

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How to get a good business website: 17 Clues to becoming a Valuable Client!

May 13, 2011 Comments Off

These days getting a new website built is not difficult. The world abounds with website developers – but (and this may come as a surprise to some people) not all web developers are the same. Yes, some are better than others. So too with clients. Some clients are better than others. You need to be […]

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The Law of Business Balance and 9 Vital Tips for Choosing Suppliers Online

Apr 14, 2011 1 Comment

How do you choose your suppliers?  Even in the digital age, the Common Law of Business Balance is still as true as was back in the late 1800s when it was written.  In fact, it is truer than ever before, especially in the global village where cheap suppliers abound. Take a look at the Law.  […]

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How to turn Website Feedback into Sales Funnel Profits

Mar 28, 2011 11 Comments

How do you know what your website visitors think of your website?   And how can you convert feedback into profit?  Think about these stats from Kampyle: 60% of visitors who leave feedback include their contact details. 45% of these visitors convert into sales. That means about 27% of visitors who complete the feedback form result […]

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Some Useful Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tools & Resources

Mar 24, 2011 5 Comments

Here are some useful tools and resources for your  Search Engine Optimization (SEO).  Use these to help you catch the digital trends and do better business online – and make more money faster with less stress. SEO is important, but here’s an over-riding point to bear in mind…    Following good SEO practices is smart […]

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More Scary (But Useful) Tools For Tracking People Online

Mar 22, 2011 4 Comments

Following the interest in my recent article on Spokeo’s deep profiling service,  I’ve come across a new online tracking service that is potentially even scarier and maybe even more useful for business. We probably all know that our information is no longer private, but do we really understand just how public it is? Tracking people […]

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Does everything look like a nail?

Mar 21, 2011 6 Comments

“To a person whose only tool is a hammer,  everything looks like a nail.” I’m not sure who said this first, but it is so true. It’s pretty obvious that you need the right tool for the right job. In fact, it’s almost a self-evident truth but many people miss it,  especially in the complex […]

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20 Critical Criteria for Choosing Technology Solutions

Feb 03, 2011 1 Comment

If you are adopting a new system or platform, here’s a checklist to consider. If a new system does not meet most or preferably all of these points, then find one that does. Use this list as your initial filter. Your new technology system should be: Functional and able to do what you need it […]

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Choosing Technology – and Why Many People Get It Wrong

Feb 02, 2011 Comments Off

New technology brings new opportunities, but planning your business based on the latest fads and gadgets makes for ad-hoc short-term planning, bad decisions, confusion and generally poor results. Plan your business objectives first, then find the technology to help you achieve them. In your planning process, be open about the choice of technology and tools […]

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