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Tim Fuell

Tim Fuell is a former investigative journalist and qualified lawyer, turned social media fanatic who now oversees the 123-reg blog. After writing his Masters thesis on the topic of cybersquatting back in 1998, he has seen the internet develop before his eyes from dial-up bulletin boards to the beast it is today. You can find Tim on Google+

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3 ways to instantly make your WordPress more secure

 

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Wordpress

The popularity of WordPress means that it not only attracts bloggers and people who use it to run full websites, but also hackers attempting to access sites for their own gain. While using a reputable and reliable host like 123-reg helps protect against many potential attacks, any website is vulnerable to a committed hacker. Hackers


Social numbers – do they matter?

 

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SEO and social media

You’ve taken to social media to market and enhance your business profile. You are following all the advice all the rules and all the trends, but is it really working? In the data-driven world in which we now live, the logical test would perhaps be to look at figures, at the various numbers that are


6 ways to be a social media star in 2015 whatever your size

 

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6 ways to be a social media star

Social media will play an even bigger part in our lives and in our business success during 2015. What happens on online and how you control it will play a massive role in the future success of your business. Social media will be at the heart of every successful small business. Of course, that’s fairly


Using a domain to build a business relationship – .london

 

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Image: BigFoto.com

In the property investment sector, image is important and as a start-up even more so, even if it has been established by experienced industry experts with individual proven track records. For Josh Gordon, one of the founding directors at GS8, getting that branding right was essential. “We’re property investors / developers primarily focused in London,


Proud to do business in .wales

 

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123-reg welsh dragon

A domain about history, heritage and place reaches general release later this year and is set to have one of the most loyal and proud followings ever of an internet domain name release. .wales and the welsh .cymru domain names are already available for pre-registration with many already having made the commitment to show the


Plan to plan – Plan to be successful

 

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“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin’s quote may be many years old, but it is still as relevant today. It’s only the third week of the new year but already your diary is probably beginning to get full with meetings for this, calls for that and updates on something else


Customer showcase: Renderyard Film Network

 

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Renderyard.com

Mark Reid is the founder and CEO of Renderyard, he’s also quite clearly a very big film fan. People often say that part of the winning formula for an entrepreneur is to follow your passion and for Mark that’s proven very true. Six years in the making, the site is thriving and building a strong


Keeping those digital new year resolutions

 

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Keeping those digital resolutions

Did you make any new year’s resolutions as you headed into 2015? Digital is now such an integral part of our lives – both personally and business-wise – that it is highly likely that many of those resolutions or at least aims for 2015 were based around better use of technology and the services it


6 free online tools to make your business smarter in 2015

 

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free tools 2015

New year, new you. A more efficient, more effective you. Technology is there to assist and there to help you and it need not cost you the earth either. Here are six free business tools that every small business should have in its armoury that you may not yet be putting to use: Rapportive Business


Take a fresh look at your plan for 2015

 

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Business plan 2015

OK, so 2015 has only just begun, but already as days whizz past do you really know where you are heading? Did you write a 2015 plan in the rush before Christmas? That time of year when you were already time-pressured, struggling to meet last year’s goals before the turn of the year and just