Empire Avenue – Social Media Mavens unite?

{EAV_BLOG_VER:453d4dad6b286364} So we have just stumbled across Empire Avenue, a type of social networking/stock market. It bills itself as a place where you grow your Social Capital online. Here’s how it works, you get to discover valuable, interesting, cool, fun people online and then based scores or share price, invest virtual currency in their profiles …

Wanted: Your Business Story

Do you have a great business you want to tell the world about? Do you have a great business story, marketing, social media or otherwise, that you think people would be interested in? All you have to do is go to our Facebook Page and tell us your story. We will then contact you for …

Google+ to hit 20 million users – Should Facebook be worried?

2.2 million people joined Google+ in the last 24 hours. By the weekend, it is expected that 20 million Google+ users will exist. Should Facebook be worried they will become the next MySpace? At the moment, even with 20 million users, not enough people are connected on the system, and so there are regular complaints …

How to add conversions/affiliate completions to WP eCommerce

In order to add a conversion to your WP eCommerce file, you need tp change the file wpsc-transaction_results_functions.php. After these lines, around line 126, if( $is_transaction ){ $message = __(‘The Transaction was successful’, ‘wpsc’).”\r\n”.$message; $message_html = __(‘The Transaction was successful’, ‘wpsc’).” “.$message_html; You have to add your conversion/completion code so that you now have if( …

What is SEO?

What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation. Search engine optimisation is a set of methods and activities that improve the position of websites in search engine results, such as those given by Google. Some websites may want to show up higher on the page, and so they pay for search engine optimisation from companies that …

How to Select a Good Web Designer

Choosing a web designer may be a daunting task. When you start getting into the technical part of creating a business or expanding your current business you probably don’t know the ins and outs of the technical mumbo jumbo. Even choosing someone else to do it for you may be difficult as you don’t necessarily …

Google+; Why leave Facebook?

Google+ launched in direct competition to Facebook. So what makes it better? Better Privacy Of course there is better privacy, because that was one of the biggest criticisms of Facebook. With Facebook, you never know who is really using your information and for what purpose. Apps and programs on Facebook can utilise and share your …

Beware of Web Hosting Scams

Web hosting scams can be a complete headache for anyone. Let alone, someone that doesn’t know much about getting their business online. Typically, web hosting scams in the form of false advertisement or information withheld. Here are some tips to steer clear of typical scams that you may come across and would want to either …