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How domain names get made

By John - August 16, 2012

With ICANN’s recent liberalisation of the domain name market, there will soon be lots of new domain name extensions to choose from. Good news if you’re aching for a domain name ending...

Keeping it real in the virtual world

By John - July 24, 2012

Running an online business has many advantages over a traditional bricks and mortar company. A virtual shop front gives you the ability to attract customers from all around the world. You’re not...

Is the EU’s cookie law confusing you too?

By John - April 19, 2012

You might remember that in May last year some new EU rules came into force. Dubbed the ‘EU cookie law’, the legislation says websites have to get permission from users before storing...

Q&A: what .uk domain changes mean for you

By John - February 23, 2012

From the start of May it’ll be possible to register .uk domain names for up to ten years at a time. Our domains and hosting expert Richard Winslow explains what the changes...

New domain name applications are open now

By John - January 17, 2012

If you believe the hype, 2012 could be the year of new domain names. That’s because plans for the liberalisation of the domain name market – which were discussed and debated for...

Top six tweets and Facebook updates of 2011

By John - December 15, 2011

If you follow us on Twitter or check our updates on Facebook, you’ll have seen us post lots of interesting stories and links this year. In typical ‘review of the year’ fashion,...

Top six killer SEO tips for your website

By John - August 30, 2011

Over the years we’ve covered the art of search engine optimisation (SEO)  here in some detail. From understanding what search engine optimisation is to creating content which attracts lots of links, we...