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Really useful tools, technology tips and tricks

Whenever we come across new, cool and “geeky” technology tips and tricks, new apps of software tips on the web that we love and find really useful to either help you enhance your digital presence or improve your performance and efficiency, we will share those secrets with you.

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Video creation tools

Video content creation tools

It is predicted that 80% of the world’s internet traffic will be video based by 2020. If you want to...

Cool Websites to Visit when you are Bored

It’s 4 o’clock on a Friday afternoon and your brain has just officially shut down. Need a pick-me-up? Take a...

5 Reasons Why You Should run a Facebook Competition

Photos and videos are great for keeping your followers engaged on Facebook. Facebook competitions, however are a fun way to...

WhatsApp Tips

Essential WhatsApp Tricks

Whatsapp is South Africa’s favourite messaging application according to a recent survey held by GlobalWebIndex. Globally it has already hit...

Top 5 Open source software applications

Making use of open source software instead of closed source alternatives is a great cost saver. Here are our Top...

Top 5 Instagram tips for your business

Are you having difficulty reaching your intended target audience on Instagram? Here are a few tips to get the best out of Instagram for your business.

Chrome Extensions

5 Useful Google Chrome Extensions

Google Chrome is the most-used Web browser worldwide. There are almost 190 000 Google Chrome extensions available. Here are our...

TeamViewer

TeamViewer – For remote desktop sharing

TeamViewer  is the most popular remote support software. Over 20 million support sessions happen daily on the TeamViewer platform. Providing...

Facebook 20 percent text

How to check if your Ad complies with the Facebook 20% text to image rule

Facebook Ads that contain more than 20% text to image ratio, will have lower reach. The best way of checking...

Google Analytics definitions

These standard Google Analytics definitions are important to understand when administering and analysing your Google Analytics reports from your online marketing company

Convert fonts

Font Converter – For converting fonts for your operating system

There are several different types of fonts that are used by different operating systems and applications. The three main types...

Evernote

Evernote – For note taking and project management

Never lose any notes again by making use of Evernote on your computer or mobile device. Evernote let’s you store...

Password

Secure Password Generator – For generating complex passwords in seconds

Secure Password Generator lets you create secure passwords in seconds.  You are making yourself vulnerable to being hacked if you...

I love PDF

iLovePDF – For PDF modifications

iLovePDF offers tools for easy PDF modifications, across multiple platforms, helping millions of people to save time every day. Get...

AnyDesk

Anydesk

Remote desktop software, like AnyDesk have become invaluable in today’s day and age. AnyDesk lets let you connect to any...

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How to stop draining your phone’s battery

As our smartphones age, it’s normal for their batteries to degrade. But there are some bad habits that will shorten your phone’s battery life sooner rather than later. Here’s what to do to prevent your battery’s lifespan from shortening more quickly than it should.

How to choose the best digital marketing solution to invest in when planning your online marketing budget.

If the 28th February is your financial year end, then it’s high time to start planning your digital marketing budget....

Prepare your digital marketing budget for 2019

If you are planning on including a digital marketing budget for your business in 2019, it might be useful to...

How to crop and resize large quantities of pictures using Photoscape

When we build websites for our customers, we are often faced with having to crop and resize their large portfolios...

How to leverage Google Adwords to enhance your web traffic

Google Adwords are a very powerful medium to accelerate your websites’ visibility to page 1 of Google. The more visible...

Simplify your life by letting Lastpass manage your passwords for you

Simplify Your Life with LastPass LastPass remembers your passwords so that you can focus on the more important things in...

Chart to show some of the main factors in SEO procedures

The SEO periodic table

The process of Search Engine Optimization, commonly referred to as SEO in order to have your web pages ranked accordingly...

Keyboard Shortcuts

Do you use keyboard shortcuts? If the answer is no, then it’s high time you learn some if you spend...

5 minute Logo design

Need a simple logo for your business that won’t cost the earth? We will happily design you a more complex...

The latest on website security – what does SSL and https actually mean?

After the recent Google announcement that as of January 2018 all http: sites will be marked insecure, we need to...

Marketing Solutions and the change over time

Marketing – The change over time Not long ago, a marketeers job was a reasonably simple one, as there were only...

Four Advantages of Google AdWords Over Search Engine Optimization

Four Advantages of Google AdWords Over Search Engine Optimization Posted on January 20, 2012 by Drew Barton There are two...

33 Social Media Facts – Understand why it’s so important for your business

A professional Social Media presence for business is an essential element of online business success. If you want your business...

Your website must work for you so tell make sure you tell your web designer exactly what you need.

Your web designer will need to know exactly what you wish to achieve because if your website doesn’t doesn’t do...

5 Tips for getting the shot – photography tips 

Good photography for your website is an essential element in successfully capturing your audience. Real success can really only be achieved...

choosing from images stream

Need royalty-free stock images for your website? Try Google Advanced image search

It goes without saying that a website with poor quality images is unlikely to have much success in the competitive online...

What the Font! The perfect tool to identify a font…

Sometimes our logo’s were designed an eternity ago and we no longer have access to the original files to determine which...

Writing for the web – 6 simple rules

Writing for the web; Whether you are writing a blog or posting an article on your website, writing for the...

copywriting tool - grammarly

Check your Grammar with the Grammarly copywriting tool

Writing good copy is essential for grabbing the attention of your audience so make use of this awesome copywriting tool....