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Archive for June, 2011

Does Google PLUS really add to our world?

It looks like Facebook. It’s blurb sounds like Facebook. If you got up close, it probably even smell’s like Facebook, but this is Google entering the social networking arena…again. A...


What do .xxx domain names mean for you?

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(Image: Flickr user SPakhrin under Creative Commons.) So, the world’s first adult domain name extension is finally here. In a saga that’s gone on longer than the wait for a...


Ooops, someone did it again!

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We seem to report these slip-ups on a regular basis but this time Disney are the big corporate left with egg on their face after failing to automatically renew the...


What will those new gTLDs mean?

Rarely does the world’s media get excited over a domain name story but yesterday’s announcement that Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the regulating body for international domain...



Ecommerce still growing

This month’s figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index reveal that online shopping just gets stronger and stronger. £5.3 billion was spent online during May according to the report...


Ignore social media at your peril

In traditional business would you hand your rival a clear advantage by ignoring a route to market? A new report from office and business service specialists Regus suggests by ignoring...


Content is still king – more or less…

We’ve featured video here before from Matt Cutts and this contribution on the Google Webmaster Central YouTube account is well worth viewing. Understanding how Google indexes and ranks has got...


Have web designers been replaced?

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In years gone by to get a website on the internet there was only two ways.  You could code and produce the website yourself or hire a web designer to...


We all love a bargain

Your mum may have done it, your nan may still be doing it but the chances are, if you are in the 25-34 age group you are doing it more...