Faster WordPress – WP Super Cache vs W3 Total Cache

We had a few websites hammered by big traffic recently, so we started playing around with CDNs like Amazon S3 and the like. After getting some pretty good gains from using S3 for video, we thought we would turn to our own website to see if we could increase the load times here. After getting …

Ultimate Guide to Increasing web conversions

Turning your website from a drab static website into an exciting lead producing machine can take time and money. Here we have a long list of lessons we have learned over the years to produce the best web design that converts readers into customers. First though, here are some quick tips; Optimising your website for …

7 Marketing Blog Posts You Might Not Have Heard Of

As we recently wrote on our top blog posts, I thought I would find some of our favourite, but lesser known, posts about Marketing in Australia and post them here for you all to read. You can read about marketing all you like on websites like B&T, Marketing Mag and Mumbrella, but these blogs are …

eCommerce Stores – Selecting the right system

There are many open source ecommerce systems available to web developers and designers. Some have great support, whilst others are meant to stand alone. As part of our launch of the new Baby and Home store, we decided to take a look at a group of ecommerce systems from the perspective of a small to …

Google and the 10 Commandments of SEO

We thought we would throw together our own version of the 10 commandments of SEO. There are afew versions of the SEO commandments around, but we thought we could do a better job. Firstly we wanted to keep to the original script of the commandments, with easy to understand and critical laws that can be …

How To Increase Web Traffic & Boost Leads (a dentist’s guide)

SEO experts seem to claim all the time they know the number one secret to building your position in search engines. Usually you will see them claim that links are the key, or that content is the key, or that site design is the magic tool. However most of them forget one key thing, and …

WordPress 3.0 Bigger, Better, Beautiful

With over 10 million downloads, WordPress has now overtaken every other open source CMS as the system of choice. For ease of use, level of support and ease of development, it is hands down the most flexible content management systems available. We can also safely say that it has thrown off the shackles of being …

The Best WordPress Themes for Business – WordPress Templating pt2

Since we our first post on the best wordpress themes for business, there has been an update to WordPress, Google and to the quality of themes available to businesses who want to use WordPress as a CMS system for their business. If you are using WordPress for your business, it should at least have the …

Magazine Publishing on the iPad – Hit or Miss?

Some newspapers are claiming over the weekend that new iPad applications could revive the declining publishing industry. Althought the Financial Times have acknowledged that it is going to be a frantic couple of months as publishers find their feet with the new technology, most outlets have claimed this as a positive step forward for traditional …