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Benefits Of Hosting Your Website Locally

By Kendall King | May 18, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes What is Web Hosting? The short version – Web hosting is a service provided by a hosting provider that allows businesses or individuals to publish their website and content on the internet. Many content management systems (like Wix & Squarespace) provide their own managed hosting services, while the likes of WordPress offers both hosted and self hosted options. Today we are going to go over why it’s a better idea to host your website locally. Benefits of hosting your website in Australia Selecting the right web hosting provider is a decision that requires careful consideration and with so many choices…

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Managed WordPress Hosting Australia

By Kendall King | May 18, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes As of 2021, WordPress powers 39.6% of the internet and is the most popular platform for building websites in the world. Major brands such as Mercedes-Benz and The Walt Disney Company are using WordPress to run their websites. Don’t let these prestigious companies scare you off. Yes, WordPress can build complex sites, but it can also be customised for any website, no matter its purpose or size. What is Managed WordPress Hosting? WordPress is a free platform with no subscription model or recurring costs. However, all websites need to be hosted on a server which means there will be additional…

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Can your business be successful without social media?

By Kendall King | April 30, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes 3.96 billion people use social media. That’s over 50% of the world’s population (https://backlinko.com/social-media-users). Social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram produce the same dopamine-inducing effects caused by recreational drugs and gambling. If you scroll through Facebook or Instagram, it is one artificially staged illusion after another. Users are not primarily addicted to social media for the content. They are addicted to the positive social feedback they receive on their posts. Social media is a self-indulgent pastime. Social media Vs Blogging Many small businesses and start-ups use social media exclusively to run their business due to convenience and cost. If…

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Cheap Email Hosting

By Kendall King | April 24, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes When we see the words CHEAP plastered across a product or service, we often write it off as low quality. The first Pineapple brought back to Europe sold for $7,500. Temples were built to honour this illustrious fruit, and it was so exclusive that only royalty could afford to indulge in its sweet taste. Today Pineapples are produced in enormous quantities and can be purchased for less than $5. Does the drastic price drop make the Pineapple taste any different? Of course not, so why aren’t we stockpiling Pineapples instead of toilet paper? Because psychologically, we associate a higher price…

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Should you make your business virtual in 2021?

By Kendall King | April 11, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes All signs point to a virtual future. Forget about those goofy Virtual Reality goggles, gloves and environments filled with death-defying simulations, scenic vistas and out of this world experiences. The advantages of virtualisation are numerous and have created remarkable new realities for virtual businesses. What is a virtual business? https://www.thebalancesmb.com/a-definition-of-virtual-business-2948416 Most, if not all businesses in 2021 are virtual to some degree. If you use electronic methods to conduct business, technically that is virtual. Strict lockdowns forced many businesses to transition into the virtual world to survive in the real one. Focusing on digital capabilities allows businesses to scale back…

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Is Nextcloud the Best Zoom Alternative in 2021?

By Kendall King | February 15, 2021

Reading Time: 7 minutes Reading Time: 7 minutes Nextcloud Vs Zoom Vs Microsoft Teams Are you trying to find a webcam for sale during the coronavirus pandemic? You will probably have more luck climbing Mount Everest without an oxygen tank. Video conferencing has never been in such high demand. In a world of self-isolation, it is the most critical tool for most businesses right now. Working remotely has become the new standard. Video conferencing connects businesses, enabling them to work as a team and meet with clients as if they were talking to them in person. Something that has been talked about a lot…

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Does your business provide a flexible environment for staff to work remotely when needed?

By Kendall King | February 14, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes Remote Working 2020 was insane. In 3 months, Australia saw devastating bushfires, floods and a global pandemic. With rice, pasta, toilet paper and many other essential items missing from the shelves it feels like we were participating in an episode of Doomsday Preppers. With recommendations to self-isolate, the idea of working remotely has never been so popular. However, there are many other uses and benefits that remote work holds other than living in an apocalyptic society. Why having the ability to work remotely is so essential for businesses It is hard to estimate how a natural disaster or global crisis…

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Alternatives to Microsoft Office 365

By Kendall King | February 14, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Microsoft Office 365 Alternatives Microsoft has the biggest name in the business, especially when it comes to the Office productivity suite. With over 180 million monthly users it is hard to argue that Microsoft is a dominating force in the industry. The good news is that Office 365 is not your only option, a growing number of companies have made significant developments and created their own productivity applications that offer spreadsheets, word processing and presentations, some of which challenge Microsoft’s leading service. The alternatives offer competitive pricing over an Office 365 subscription, some are even free to use. In Australia,…

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How do I market my online business successfully through a recession?

By Kendall King | February 13, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes Marketing Your Online Business in an Economic Downturn 62% of small businesses are unsuccessful in their online advertising campaigns. If your business is paying for ads and breaking even or don’t provide a return on investment, are you using the best strategy to stand out from the crowd? Why is my business failing? A third of small businesses will fail in the first two years, with more than half failing by year five. There are many reasons business don’t succeed, from not enough cash flow to lack of experience. Unsuccessful online marketing and advertising campaigns decrease your company’s chance of…

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Introduction to Odoo – the best Enterprise Resource Planning software?

By Kendall King | February 12, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software You may have heard three letters “ERP” being thrown around by a large number of companies, all offering different solutions. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) encompasses a wide variety of business functions and can quickly become an area of confusion for most businesses. To keep things simple, an ERP solution is a solution that allows you to integrate your businesses processes inside of one platform. For example; your CRM, email marketing, and accounting platform all operating inside one piece of software – these are only a few examples. Many ERP solutions offer a much larger number…

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