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Ransomware emails - 29th October 2018


Scam emails nowadays are not uncommon -  DO NOT respond in anyway or click on any links - this is sound advice for any email received from an unknown person/company.

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Fake E-mail (Phishing) - 31st May 2018


Phishing

Phishing is an attempt by criminals to reach your sensitive data, such as usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, or bank account information. The e-mails and websites they create appear to be so deceptively genuine, they are often hardly distinguishable from the originals. Typically, these e-mails and websites prompt you with some reason to disclose your information, click a link, or open an infected attachment.

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10 Reasons why you need a New Website - 9th April 2018


New Website

This is a big one. Web design trends change each year. If you haven’t updated your website for years, there’s a huge chance it looks incredibly dated, and this can slow down conversions and prevent your content from being shared.

After all, who wants to visit and talk about a dated website?

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - 6th December 2017


GDPR

What is GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU).

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A revamped SEO Starter Guide from Google - 6th December 2017


SEO Starter Guide

There are lots of resources out there to create great websites. Website owners often ask Google what our recommended practices are to make sure great websites are search-engine-friendly. Traditionally, our resources for beginners were the SEO Starter Guide and the Webmaster Academy. To help webmasters create modern, search-engine-friendly websites, we’re announcing today the launch of a new, updated Googler SEO Starter Guide.

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EU Cookie - 1st December 2017


EU Cookie Law

The Cookie Law is a piece of privacy legislation that requires websites to get consent from visitors to store or retrieve any information on a computer, smartphone or tablet.

It was designed to protect online privacy, by making consumers aware of how information about them is collected and used online, and give them a choice to allow it or not.

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What is HTTPS? - 16th November 2017


What is HTTPS?

You may have heard people urging you to switch your website to the HTTPS security encryption. They cite Google’s announcement that HTTPS is a ranking signal and that failure to switch could mean your ranking will take a hit and that would mean less traffic and less business.

But, can a product that costs around £100 per year really make that much of a difference? And if so, how straightforward is it to make the switch?

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Mobile Friendly - 2nd November 2017


Mobile Friendly

As a small business, you want your online presence to reach out to your target customers, at a lower cost and with a wider reach Asian consumers are spending more and more time on mobile than on computers consuming mobile digital content at an unprecedented rate. There will be more than a billion smartphone subscribers in Asia Pacific alone in the year 2015. To reach these people effectively, you need your online presence to be mobile friendly.
Google friendly

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Server upgrades - 19th October 2017


Server Upgrade

Notice of intention to upgrade our service
We are going to be performing network and equipment upgrades which will affect all our servers.
As with all hardware and software, it gets out dated and needs to be upgraded to the latest versions.

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