Keeping Up With a Mobile Friendly Interweb

The interweb (or internet if you prefer) continues relentlessly full steam ahead whether you are along for the ride or not and taking time out means you can get left behind. Career sabbaticals, for instance, can mean you miss the never ending changes being rolled out across the internet. Whether…

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Your Website – Is It Legal?

So you have just had your website built.  It looks pretty, has all the latest and greatest whizz bang effects, you have the blog, you have got all the keywords and SEO sorted and you think it’s the best thing ever!  Now ask yourself a simple question: is my website on…

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Your Website is Your Key to the Kingdom

Instead of piling high with all your fantastic content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, You Tube, Tumblr and Pinterest savvy operators put their primary efforts into their actual website instead.  Driving traffic back through your creative content such as blogging and using the relationships you have built keeps everything focussed on…

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Secure Use of Dropbox – Is It Possible?

Around 2010 Dropbox became widely used as a means of sharing files on the internet and is widely used by Virtual PAs and Assistants and their clients.  There have been many security issues for the operators of Dropbox to deal with along the way.  This naturally dented confidence in its usage.  Whilst it…

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Is It All About Likes Or Follows?

Getting LIKES and FOLLOWS is a way of measuring how well you are engaging on social media.  However, is that really the objective? Doing social media should not feel like hard work but in the beginning there is a definite learning curve to get through.  At this stage it can…

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Search Engines Evolution!

Internet search engines in the mid 1990s through to 1999 were a very different animal to the sophisticated tools of today’s internet.  In those days basic searches using Alta Vista (the Google of the time) could often generate seemingly unrelated results with a variety of random topics intermingled.  During the 1990s there was no…

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Why Take Part in an Online Hour?

Time is a precious commodity as life is increasingly busy for us all.  We are all looking for ways to harness best use of our time but there are so many demands on it.  Check out the value of an online hour! What is an Online Hour? Regional on line…

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Why Should Serious Business Move to WordPress?

It is getting easier all the time for small businesses to take control of their own websites with the advent of tools such as WordPress.  Despite this, many small businesses still do not want to make the time to absorb the definite learning curve.  They seem to be scared of…

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Protect Your Online Reputation

Some time ago I spoke at a local tourist group (Discover West Norfolk) event and advised the audience to never assume that their business name was safe if they chose to ignore or overlook social media.  As I talked I explained that Norfolk Lavender (an international name if ever there…

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Rules of Social Engagement All Newcomers Must Know

Many small businesses who know little or nothing about the world of the internet dive in to social media in the belief that they can build their business opportunities on the hoof.  In other words – they can fudge their way paying no attention to the key mistakes often made…

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