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How to Make Search Engine Friendly Web Pages

There is no point in developing a website unless visitors can find it. The majority of your traffic is going to be from online search engines like Google and Bing.  By creating search engine friendly pages, you will have a better chance of increasing your search engine ranking and acquire more visitors. Search engines like Google and Bing make use of programs called robots or spiders to index every website on the Internet and to analyse your web page, put it through a number of tests which they then use to decide how to rank your site. Things you can
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Categories: Tutorials.

Firefox Switches From Google to Yahoo For U.S. Searches

Yahoo has aspirations to reclaim its former prestigious place in Internet search. In what will be a financial blow for Google, Firefox’s default search engine is switching from Data-Mining giant, Google to Yahoo in the United States. “Today, I’m thrilled to announce that we’ve entered into a five-year partnership with Mozilla to make Yahoo the default search experience on Firefox across mobile and desktop.,” Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced in her blog this week.  She weint on to say “This is the most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years and we’re so proud that Mozilla has chosen us as
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Categories: Marketing News and Search Engines.

Google Now Displaying Celebrities Social Media Profiles in Search

Now you can find out exactly what your favourite celebrities are saying on their social media profiles. This is because Google are now linking to the social media profiles of celebrities in the Google “knowledge panel” We ran a few tests and celebrities to make sure we see the results for ourselves. Here you can see Stevie Nicks in the knowledge panel showing links to. Twitter, MySpace and Facebook profiles. Isn’t she very well-connected for somebody who does not own a computer. Here we can see links to Denis Leary’s Twitter, MySpace, Facebook and Google plus page. It appears that
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Categories: Search Engines.

Google Now Labels Mobile Friendly Websites

Google has officialy released mobile friendly identifications in its search engine results that will notify searchers if a web site is correctly optimised for mobile phones and other devices. According to Google, this is the first step in helping mobile web surfer have a better experience using the mobile Internet. To qualify for the mobile friendly icon, your website must: Use a font size that is legible without having to zoom-in (Use ems instead of px when stating size) Ensure that your content resizes to the size of the mobile devices width so there is no need for horizontal scrolling
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Categories: Marketing News.

8 Web Design Problems That Annoy Website Visitors

Is your Website annoying your customers? We have all visited websites that have made us go for the back button on our web browser so fast it would make your head spin. But have you looked at your own website and asked does your website annoy potential customers? Here are some of the main hates that people have when visiting a website: 1. Background Music: It amazes me that in this day and age the amount of people that still have background music on their website, this might have been really cool back in the 90s but nowadays if people
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Categories: Tutorials.

Domain Registry of Ireland Show Profit Increases in 2013

 IEDR results show registration and profit increases in 2013 – Volume registration growth almost 18%, Members’ Funds up 7.7% to €3.9m, 5.8% increase in operating profit – The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the not-for-profit public organisation that manages Ireland’s top level Internet domain, .ie, today reported a positive trading performance for 2013. Its annual results showed total volume growth of 17.6% in new .ie domain registrations, a 5.8% increase in profit after tax to almost €300,000 and an 8.3% increase in Members’ Funds to €3.9 million, leaving IEDR on solid financial footing at year end. This position will allow IEDR
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Categories: Surveys.

How Do I Set Up Email Accounts?

Setting up multiple email accounts is easy with your online control panel 1. Log onto your control panel at http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel Enter your user name and password in the User Name and Password fields. Your User Name and password were sent in your welcome email Click on OK button. You will now be logged on to CPanel. Not a customer yet? Order Now 2. Add an e-mail account: Click on the POP Email Accounts link in the Mail Menu. Click on the Add Account link. Enter the first part of the e-mail address in the email field Enter the password you
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Categories: Tutorials.

Google Analytics App Comes to your iPhone & iPad

Great News for statistics geeks. Google have finally released a Google analytics app for IOS. This long overdue app which has been available on Android devices for quite some time has now made its way over to Apple. Which is great news for statistics junkies like me but bad news for IOS developers who have been creating Apps that harness the power of Google analytics. The App is great news for Search Egine Optimisation professionals who when asked by a client how is mywebsite doing, can just pull out their phone and say “Here, let me show you”. It includes
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Categories: Analytics, Marketing News, and Search Engines.

Get your website ready for SEO Part One

Did you know that there are many areas of your site that you can easily optimise in order to make sure that your site complies with Google’s quality guidelines and therefore help your site rank better. Here are a few things you can check today: How fast does your website load? Check your site to see how quickly it loads, looking out for larger sized images, bloated code etc. Make sure all your images are optimised for the web, nothing gives a worse user experience then waiting for huge images to download that have not been resized properly Broken Links:
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Categories: Search Engines and Tutorials.

Yahoo Cuts Even More Services

Yahoo goes on a diet as it cuts more services on its portfolio. In an attempt to slim down, Yahoo has announced even more cuts to its huge range of product offerings. The most notable cuts are of Yahoo voices and the Yahoo contribute network. With voices due to shut down on July 21 and contributor shutting down at the end of August. These two sites focused on creating content using a network of authors for Yahoo contributors and user generated content for Yahoo voices. There is speculation that the closure of these two services is due to fall out
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Categories: Search Engines.