January 2016 is officially here bringing with it a host of opportunity and excitement. This year make your January full of plans not promises; statistically most resolutions are broken before the month is ended, but planning ahead to achieve the many exciting things for your business are for future thinkers. Here are a few suggestions
It’s Christmas Jumper Day once again as ITV relaunches TEXT SANTA. All money raised will be equally split between Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-A-Wish UK and Save the Children. ITV says: “From helping those affected by crises, to granting wishes to children fighting life-threatening conditions, to funding nurses so those with cancer get the care they need, Text
January this year we wrote a post explaining the basics of PCI DSS Compliancy and its importance if you’re planning to run your own online e-commerce website. Since then – we have been working alongside Trustwave and our clients to ensure our webhosting solution is and stays 100% PCI compliant. Here we share some
From the minute you enter the Town Hall, with its large open lounge, original coal fires and old artifacts – you know that any events that take place there are going to be good. Last week’s event “Volunteer Get Involved” was an idea of the Lord Mayor of Liverpool (Erika Kemp) who wanted to promote
The time has come for yet another group of hopeful businesses to be nominated for this years MOFBA’s (Merseyside Open for Business Awards) 2015. The MOFBA’s is an annual event powered by Blue Orchid, one of the largest business support providers in the UK. Awards are split into multiple categories from Start-Up of the year
If your running an E-commerce website that accepts credit cards – then just the title of this blog will bring back painful memories of a long drawn-out, very costly process. If you haven’t heard of PCI DSS compliancy – then we suggest you continue reading. Otherwise you too may end up facing the same scenario as
We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We would also like to thank everyone for their support in 2014 and hope next year is as prosperous as this one for all.
This is not about “man’s woman’s best friend” it is to do with the POODLE Bleed security risk. 2014 has seen its fair share of Internet Security Threats. From Heartbleed that took the world by storm to the latest threat on the scene POODLE better known as POODLE Bleed by many.
Many businesses are under the impression that their Content Management System (CMS) website is a stand alone product that they can set and forget. How-ever, this is not the case! A CMS is a continual evolving platform that needs to be monitored and updated whenever new core updates are published by the creators of the
We have some Pro’s & Con’s to share…. Recently – we were asked the question. “Why wouldn’t a business use a FREE solution?” There are many FREE services out there online when you search for them – so we took some time this week to create our own basic websites on FREE hosting servers so
Early this year – we posted a brief Customer Care Announcement on Facebook to help start-up and small businesses avoid falling into a locked in situation that they can find themselves in due to lack of knowledge with regards to their web hosting solution and their domain names. This blog post is a continuation and
Follow the steps below to find out how to make your PC speak. This trick will not help you work more efficiently but it may well give you an idea of what to name your PC. Unfortunately this technique does not turn your PC into a friend that you can chat with or ask
15 years working in the IT industry – we still notice that many start-up and small businesses are sceptical over the financial cost of implementing IT Support/Solutions. With cloud computing and secure remote access becoming a growing trend – we can confirm that if an IT solution is carefully planned and tailored specifically to
This week there has been a global report across the media about a new virus sweeping the nation. This fits in perfectly with this continuation post following on from our last that explains why your computer is running slow. In our last blog – we discussed how wear and tear can eventually slow down your
There are two main reasons that can cause your computer to run slow. One reason is that you have used the computer to complete your daily tasks over a period of time. The other reason is that you may have one of these new viruses that pops up adverts or tries to say that you need to
This is the most commonly asked question and to be honest – most business owners don’t realise how having the correct IT Support increases the continuity within their business and many never will until a disaster strikes. What businesses need to remember: Prevention is always better than cure! If the right measures are put
Last Fridays Marketing Challenge was all about creating content correctly. The best possible way to format and present business content in a way that attracts, entertains and is understandable to all. Throughout the day we covered: What is meant by content? Communicating to other news media. Penning the important words. Using video and
Yesterday – we attended yet another installment of Gillian Hunts Marketing Challenge. As mentioned in our previous post – the marketing events based at various locations in Liverpool, concentrate on customer engagement to produce increased awareness of our services, Web Design, IT Support, Graphic Design that in turn is to grow our customer base.
The events form what is known as the Marketing Challenge created and delivered by marketing expert Gillian Hunt in an attempt to help as many local businesses strengthen their marketing techniques and increase their customer base. There were guest speakers Jon Davies MJF Accounting and Traci Williams Excel Ace who explained about the steps
Microsoft created XP back in August 24, 2001 and has provided support for the operating system this past 12 years. But now the time has come for Microsoft to end its support and focus more on the newer versions available like Windows 7 and the latest member of its family to appear on the scene