Category Archives: Social Media

Google Alerts Are Your Ears

Imagine if you could have ears all over the internet to let you know when someone mentions your brand? Imagine having the ability to jump into a conversation where your area of expertise or interest has been mentioned (be it in a positive or negative manner).  Well, setting up a Google Alert is an easy and effective way to keep track of business names, keywords, phrases and topics from all over the web. Read More +

Know What You Are Committing To

As a Web Designer I guess you would expect me to be rather vocal about the benefits of having a website and insisting that a website is a ‘must have’ for every business in existence.  Well, to the contrary I often surprise my clients by actually questioning their decision to jump into the deep end and commit hundreds of dollars on setting up a website – and I want to explain why. You see, to me having a website is a bit like owning a pet Read More + Read More +

Blogs Under The Microscope – Part 5

Welcome to the fifth article in the Blogging Under The Microscope series. I’ve had a lovely time meeting up with the people behind the blogs in this series. It has been interesting to see the broad range of  reasons that people have for blogging, and today’s guest is no different.   Today’s featured blogger  in Blog Under the Microscope is  Lana Hall,  a registered Psychologist whose practice is based in Brisbane, Australia.  Lana blogs on a regular basis on her website Lana Hall Psychology.  Lana’s passion is showing people how Read More +

Blogs Under The Microscope – Part 4

Welcome to the fourth article in the Blogging Under The Microscope series, where we meet the people behind the blogs –  discuss their inspiration and learn about their blogging tactics as well. If you missed  Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3 of this series feel free to head on over and check them out.   Today’s Blog Under the Microscope is  Recycled Fashion – and the face behind the blog is Erica Louise. Erica is an environmentally passionate lady who believes that new style can be recreated from old.  Rather Read More +

Give Credit Where Credit is Due

Whether you are looking for an image to support an article you have written, a social media update you have posted or you are building a website and want to include some photos, there are a number of rules regarding copyright and licensing of images that you need to be mindful of. Most people are fully aware of copyright issues when it comes to using someone else’s words as your own.  After all you wouldn’t walk into a library and ask to see all the Read More +