Why & how you should Build Relationships to Sell Online

I really feel strongly about the fact that people do businesses with people and not brands. I had a conversation with a client this afternoon and it's something I come up against a lot, and it was about how people interact on social media when trying to promote a...

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Update CCleaner Immediately

Users of the popular program CCleaner for Windows are being warned today to, update the application immediately this because a backdoor which is open to hackers has been installed on the software. This malware then allows them to install other dangerous programs, like...

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10 Frequently asked SEO Questions

1. Can you get me top of Google? Nope and the truth is nobody can, all I can do is implement proven and documented techniques that help Google notice you, the rest is up to Google itself 2. Can't I just pay Google to rank? Yes and no, you can pay Google to appear in...

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I want to dominate Google NOW!

As a web designer and SEO consultant I get the same questions posed to me by clients all the time and they all want to dominate Google. When will I be number one on Google? How do I knock my competitor of their Google Perch I don't want to pay! The truth is you don't...

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A friend Request is NOT a virus its a hoax

For the last couple of days I have received numerous Facebook messages saying something like Please tell all the contacts in your messenger list not to accept Jayden K. Smith friendship request. He is a hacker and has the system connected to your Facebook account. If...

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A Guide to Ransomware – What you need to know

This week Ransomware which has been on the radar of many IT professionals for some time made its way into the news and has caused widespread damage to hundreds of IT Systems across the globe. So here is a quick guide to what it is.   What is Ransomware?  ...

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Why I am excited about Ready Steady Code (Updated)

  Ever since I was about 6 years of age I have loved computing. My first computer was a BBC Micro B and it had a 5 1/4 inch floppy disk drive with disks that were as delicate as Granny’s good china. I can remember being given a book with little blocks of code in...

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WhatsApp Virus Warning

WhatsApp users are being warned to watch out for a scam doing the rounds. Users are being warned if they receive an Email from WhatsApp with a subject line saying 'Missed Call' or 'Missed Voicemail' - do not open it! Within the email there is a link to play a...

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Cloud Computing for Small Business

  Cloud Computing - What is it? Cloud Computing is the practice of utilizing the Internet for your IT Services. These include, Storage, Email, Documents, Photographs as well as some services such as Backup, Virus Scanning and Accountancy Solutions.  What are the...

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Focus on Content not Keywords

Very often when I get a website to design and create, the business owner will give me a whole list of keywords he/she would like to appear in the search results for. I would often say that is fine but "where is the correlating content to go with the keywords?" Online...

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The Blanchardstown Scam that even I fell for

Above is a photo that I along with 7400 other fell for, it is a facebook page set up that actually only has 3000 likes, compared to the official page which has 145,000 likes. It claims to be representing 'Blanchardstown Shopping Center' - Dublin however the official...

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What is Digital Business Development?

Digital Business Development is a term or title which I have come up with to describe what it is that I do. I l have many different clients and to them I am can be many things I am a Web Designer, I am a Network Engineer, I am a IT Tutor, I am a Social Media Guy, I am...

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People who you may know just got creepy

We have all been on Facebook and had a really good and useful friend suggestion for instance 3 or 4 of your friends know somebody the likelihood is that you know them. However have you noticed suggestions recently where you have 1 or maybe no friends in common, that...

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Reach out – The power of social media

Social Media and Technology makes life so easy in many ways to contact and do business with the right people, I had a conversation with a colleague yesterday about somebody he would love to make contact with, this person who I was talking to is working on a project...

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