WordPress – Increasing Speed, Reducing Time to First Byte

Posted on 29. Sep, 2010 by in Web Design, Wordpress

Last week, as part of our ongoing quest to increase the speed of our website, we were tweaking our WordPress blog, we noticed a couple of things. The first was that there was a large portion of the loading time spent waiting for the database to respond. The second was that the time to first […]

Self Hosted CDNs – More WordPress Performance Tips

Posted on 28. Sep, 2010 by in Marketing

As you can see from the graph above, according to Google, our last lot of changes to wordpress increased the speed of our WordPress website by about 20%. So I thought I would go into a little more detail of some recent changes we made using CDNs. Really the best CDNs to use is something […]

The Best Magento Designs for Your eCommerce Business

Posted on 27. Sep, 2010 by in ecommerce, magento

As Magento has started to emerge as a great tool for businesses who wants to sell online. With its full offering of options and features, Magento is hard to go past when it comes to an eCommerce platform. Since we our first post on the best wordpress themes for business, and since we offer Magento […]

Minecraft – Lessons for Everyone

Posted on 27. Sep, 2010 by in Launch Pad, Marketing

If you are not a gamer, then you may have not heard of Minecraft. Minecraft is a sandbox game which allows players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D world. It has little to no plot, graphics that are 10 years old at least, and players are left to figure out what […]

The increasing cost of Adwords

Posted on 24. Sep, 2010 by in Advertising, adwords-cost, Google

It is a well accepted truth that the cost of advertising on Adwords is going up. However we never knew the extent of it until we did further research. We can now show how big a problem Adwords cost inflation really is. The truth is, it is not that bad. Across 100 mixed keywords, we […]

WordPress now owned by WordPress

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by in Wordpress

Just following the trends in WordPress right now, it seems the trademark for WordPress has been passed to the foundations itself. This is probably an very altruistic gesture on the part of Matt at Automattic. The WordPress community took a big step forward today when Matt announced that Automattic has donated the WordPress trademark to […]

Open Thread: Which marketing trend do you want to know more about?

Posted on 21. Sep, 2010 by in Marketing

So I thought I would ask you as readers what marketing trend you would like to learn more about in the next six months. The world of marketing is moving faster and faster. That is not just some generic glib term, just look at the changes to marketing that have happened in the last year. […]

20x click through, 1c per click advertising

Posted on 20. Sep, 2010 by in Advertising, Social Media, twitter

What has 20x click through and costs less than 1c per click (and marginally decreasing?) Twitter advertising. Last week we promoted two of our blog posts on twitter using socialoomph and twitreply. We made sure the posts were linked to keywords that were very relevant, and we made sure the tweets were enticing. According to […]

Which directories should I submit my website to?

Posted on 17. Sep, 2010 by in Marketing

Ok , first of all there are PLENTY of directories that you can go into that are great for traffic. We have a few that are number one for certain keywords, so the people that submit their websites will get good traffic. We are also in a few that give our main website good traffic […]

Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 30720 bytes) in wp-admin/includes/update.php on line 49

Posted on 16. Sep, 2010 by in Wordpress

We experienced some sort of strange error last night when we were updating our site. Suddenly we go the following error after logging in to the admin section; Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 30720 bytes) in /wp-admin/includes/update.php on line 49 After going through the files and the database, we could […]

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