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May 17, 2017

Remember all your passwords

February 23, 2016

5 keys to better SEO in 2016

SEO at times can seem like black magic.. Most non-developers think that its hard work, confusing, and even intimidating. Some web developers won’t even go near […]
March 17, 2015

Happy St Patricks Day!

March 3, 2015

Google will begin ranking mobile-friendly websites higher starting April 21, 2015

Google believes you’d want to see more mobile-friendly websites when you do searches on a phone or tablet. So as of April 21, it will start […]
February 27, 2015

Welcome to video blogging and tips from the Chief Geek!

December 2, 2014

Can you turn off technology and escape?

November 25, 2014

Bloom Networking and going Mobile..

Tomorrow I am going to another fabulous Bloom Networking event. The Small Business Geeks is the business in focus this month in Rosebud, and I am looking forward to going along and speaking. Its a great networking group if anyone is thinking of joining a networking group. Its a group of really diverse women from the Mornington Peninsula
November 23, 2014

7 ways to use SEO effectively

Still not sure what SEO or Search Engine Optimisation entails?  You know its something that you need, but are just not sure where to start?  Well […]
October 28, 2014

Recent event – Get online for summer

We recently held an event at The Gorgelicious Store in Red Hill for some local businesses.  It was a great night, and we had a great […]
August 4, 2014

Why 2014 Is The Year To Go Mobile!

Why 2014 is the year to go mobile. Marketing strategies come in many forms. In the past, it was done using simple methods such as giving […]
July 31, 2014

What is difference between Apps and Mobile websites

July 27, 2014

Types of mobile websites: Responsive vs Dedicated

June 27, 2014

Build it and they will come. This is not the motto for your website

February 24, 2014

We have successfully helped clients:

Here are a few of the things we have done for our clients:
February 24, 2014

Guest Contributors

We are pleased to announce that we are going to share some online/digital marketing expertise from experts in various fields.  They are going to share their […]
February 16, 2014

An awesome video

I must say, it had me at “play”.
December 10, 2013

Mobile browser usage share hits 20% for the first time

For the first time in history, mobile browser usage share hit 20% for the first time.  Meaning that 20% of all browser usage came from mobile […]
November 26, 2013

Australia Post uses QR code stamps to send video messages

November 11, 2013

Want to know how to use LinkedIn a little better?

For a lot of us, LinkedIn is one of those thing we know we should have and use, but we don’t have the time to do […]
October 15, 2013

eDM – the new frontier of email marketing

Wikipedia says “Email marketing is directly marketing a commercial message to a group of people using Email. In its broadest sense, every email sent to a potential or […]
October 15, 2013

Mobile pushes internet marketing to be bigger and faster

Smartphones are part of everyday life for the majority of Americans. According to the latest data from the Pew Research Center, six out of every 10 people own […]
August 12, 2013

Tradies get into technology

August 7, 2013

SMB’s increase their reliance on social and mobile

Local businesses are increasingly embracing mobile and social platforms to improve operational efficiencies and marketing efforts, according to the latest findings from BIA/Kelsey’s “Local Commerce Monitor,” […]
June 19, 2013

Tech Package Review – Land Edge

May 14, 2013

How one company increased their search traffic by 2600%

Doe it seems like black magic? Or dodgy.. Thanks tint-blog.com Its nothing like that. Its a simple matter of SEO. Or the lack of it to […]
May 6, 2013

2013 – Web Trends..

I love seeing what is new and happening. What works online changes all the time and depending on who you listen to, works in different ways […]
April 2, 2013

Inspiration – are you doing what you want to do?

March 26, 2013

Why your business MUST go mobile

In 2012, Google estimated that more than 1 billion people will use a mobile device as their primary internet access point in the near future. As […]
March 6, 2013

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February 21, 2013

Going Mobile = MORE MONEY

Want to find out the top 5 ways that mobile websites will make you more money than your website?
February 21, 2013

Productivity Tip – how to deal with too many emails!!!

Are you inundated with too many emails on a daily basis??
February 13, 2013

Pizza Restaurants – the future lies in mobile..

Mobile Phones the Future of Pizza: Domino’s Pizza CEO Don Meij, CEO, Domino’s Pizza tells CNBC says more and more consumers in Australia are using mobile […]
February 5, 2013

Social Media Suicide..

I recently posted an article on my facebook page about a really interesting case study of a current social media disaster. US restaurant Applebee’s has been […]
January 22, 2013

New Mobile/PC technology – transfer files

Fujitsu Develops Easy Way to Transfer Files with Video of PC Screens Shot by Mobile Devices. It’s amazing how quickly technology develops! Click here to read […]
December 17, 2012

More and more restaurants NEED mobile websites

It seems that as the months go by, more and more small, local businesses need go mobile. According to this article YP (Yellow Pages) now reports […]
November 26, 2012

How to link a URL from an image

Copy the text below! <a href=”http://m.regionalshearingservices.com.au//” target=”_blank”> <img src=”http://www.regionalshearingservices.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/button-1.png” border=”0″ style=”border:none;max-width:100%;” alt=”Mobile Site!” /> </a>   With a Border <a href=”http://m.regionalshearingservices.com.au//” target=”_blank”> <img src=”http://www.regionalshearingservices.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/button-1.png” border=”2″ style=”border:2px solid […]
October 26, 2012

My Mobile Site

The Mummies of Kurri-Kurri asked for it, now here is the difference.. https://www.facebook.com/mummiesofkurri.kurri Example on the left – my website viewed on a mobile phone Example […]
October 25, 2012

Mandy Smith

My E Book started making sales immediately it was on line! www.masteringmotelmanagement.com
October 16, 2012

SMB businesses need to learn and use mobile advertising.

Mobile is where today’s consumers already are, but local businesses are not. The LCM study showed that approximately 19% of SMBs said they have learned about mobile marketing but don’t use it, 31% have heard of it but don’t know much, and 29% simply haven’t heard of it at all.
October 14, 2012

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October 12, 2012

What a stat – 6 billion mobile phone subscribers!

This is an amazing stat!  According to theUN Telecom Agency , there are now 6 million mobile phone subscribers. Click below to read the full article […]
October 9, 2012

HTML code to link an image to email

  and the code for it.. <a href=”mailto:info@saintmichiba.com.au”><img src=”http://m.saintmichiba.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/s_email.jpg” alt=”Click to email me” /></a>
October 3, 2012

Google Warns – 6 in 10 will leave your Mobile-Unfriendly Site..

Hard to believe? Google recently conducted a survey and a fully 96% of consumers reported they’ve encountered sites that were clearly not designed for mobile devices. […]
September 30, 2012

Mobile Friendly Sites turn visitors into Customers – so Google says..

Recently Google published a very interesting article on Mobile Websites. 67% of people are more likely to buy from a mobile friendly or optimized site and 61% are likely to leave the site if it doesn't work on a smartphone.
September 25, 2012

Leon Kelly

Leon speaking about the Video Series made for Images from the Lens Photography    
September 20, 2012

Website Must Haves – essentials you need for your website..

Ever wondered what you need to have set up a website – all tht tricky stuff that your web people set up? Well just incase you […]
September 19, 2012

Is the new iPhone 5 heralding the end of the IPod Dock??

Technology changes lightening fast these days, and Apple certainly is to blame for a lot of this.  Good or bad, its just the way we roll […]
September 3, 2012

7 Video Marketing Mistakes avoid!

Video is the “IN” thing and every single person you meet tells you that you should be making video content for your website, facebook, blog, or […]
August 30, 2012

Which Autoresponder do I use?

Lots of people ask me about autoresponders.  Which one is best? Which one is easiest to use?  Do I go for the Free one, or do […]
August 24, 2012

SEO and how to set it up on your page..

Found an awesome article on SEO and how you need to set it up for your web page. If you are serious about SEO, then keep […]
August 15, 2012

Single Focus is the key

Some of the biggest names in business could invest in Startups.  But they don’t.. Read more about Mr Zuckerberg and Mr Jobs
July 30, 2012

Technical and Presentation Tip 7

July 23, 2012

Technical and Presentation Tip 6

July 16, 2012

Technical and Presentation Tip 5

July 12, 2012

2012 Australian Social Media Stats

This is a brief outline of where we as Australians are spending time in Social Media Social Media Statistics Australia – June 2012 1. Facebook – 11,008,520 Australian […]
July 10, 2012

Mobile Friendly Websites

I am sure you have heard that your site needs to be mobile friendly. What is mobile friendly I hear you say? Let me show you..
July 9, 2012

Technical and Presentation Tip 4

July 4, 2012

Deborah Johnston

Merrin Munroe at www.thesmallbusinessgeeks.com is very IT savvy, knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, and practical which is such a breath of fresh air ! Not only has she helped me […]
July 2, 2012

Technical and Presentation Tip 3

New video on how make better videos – this week its Framing and Sound.. If you like it, share it with social media.. Thanks!  
June 1, 2012

No more Google Places.. Its replaced by Google+Places

When Google+ and Google+ Pages for business were introduced a little less than a year ago many people in the local search arena began anticipating the day […]
May 26, 2012

The Future of Travel Is In Mobile Technology

Could not take my eyes off this article from BizTech Magazine.. Read through the Infographic. Its worth it.
May 23, 2012

How do you get or retain more customers?

Its the age old problem for most businesses. Keeping the current ones is far easier than getting new ones. Here is an article written by Derek Halpern that explains it really well.
May 22, 2012

Technical and Presentation Tip 2

May 21, 2012

WordPress How-To.. Page Excerpt

How do I get a Page excerpt (not a post excerpt)?
May 14, 2012

website design and creation

Simply put.. We create websites for you.
May 14, 2012

Technical and Presentation Tip 1

Part 1 of the Video Series..
May 14, 2012

What is Panda or Google Panda that I keep hearing about?

Google Panda is a change to the Google's search results ranking algorithm that was first released in February 2011.
May 14, 2012

Spinifex Digital

What I knew about building a website I could write on my thumbnail. I knew I needed a domain name and that was it. As luck would have it, I found Merrin.
April 30, 2012

videos rock!

April 30, 2012

social media

NO IDEA when it comes to Social Media? Then let us help you take the confusion away and come up with a plan!
April 30, 2012

website tweaks

The Small Business Geeks love RENOVATING WEBSITES. Got a website? But it SERIOUSLY needs a revamp, refresh, a good old renovation? You have come to the right place!
April 30, 2012

Facebook Webinar – what do you want to know?

We are going to run a webinar on how to set up Facebook Pages for Business – what would you need to know?  With the new […]
April 27, 2012

Getting more tech savvy women

April 27, 2012

we get you online

Small Business Owners – LISTEN UP! Do you ever get sick and tired of people telling you that you HAVE to get a website, get online, […]
March 31, 2012

Local Listings

Ever used Google to search for a business or service? Is your business listed on Google and in online directories? This is a MUST for local businesses so that your customers can find you.
March 25, 2012

New Package – The Entrepreneur Kick-Start Pack!

Want to create an online presence but not sure how?  The Entrepreneur Kick-Start Pack will get you up and running.. See the products page for all […]
February 28, 2012

Buying a Coffee Shop? Do This First

If you’re thinking about pursuing an entrepreneurial dream, do this mental exercise to make sure you’ve got the passion to make it work. Do you have […]
February 14, 2012

facebook pages

We teach you how to create them or do it for you.
February 13, 2012

Some tips for making a Video for your website

There are a lot of ways to make a good video or a bad one.  Here are some of our tips!
January 11, 2012

Workflow Automation

Ok, its time to stop doing things manually.  You have been doing the same thing for years, and it hasn’t changed.  And it won’t. Make technology work […]
November 16, 2011

Five Reasons Why an iPad Beats Android for Your Business

  Many businesses are dipping their toes in the tablet market. The portability and convenience of tablets are compelling for many businesses, especially ones that have […]
November 15, 2011

What is a Google Local Listing?

This is a question that comes up on a regular basis.  A lot of business owners have no idea. Google Local Listings can be defined as […]
November 14, 2011

No more banks or Pay Pal ripoffs..

A group of American Midwestern pioneers have created a system to take on credit cards and pay pay (and other merchant services). A seeming simple idea […]
November 14, 2011

3 Online Marketing Channels Your Local Business Competitors Aren’t Using

Recently I was reading an article from Luke at the Small Business Big Marketing, which suggest a few ideas if you have a small budget. .As […]
November 8, 2011

Great review of how Google is changing local listings

Greg Stirling writes a great article on the changes that Google has made recently to its maps/places pages.  He compares Bing and Yelp as well. “Yesterday […]
November 6, 2011

Google Algorithms – changes affect 35% of searches

Google is updating and changing its rules again.. worth the read.. CLICK HERE
October 25, 2011

The top 5 ways Google+ will take over the web

Here’s how Google could overtake Twitter as the #2 social network in 2012 using Google’s most dominant platforms. Expect to see G+ in the hearts and […]
October 23, 2011

The Video Bunch – 24-28 OCT!

Join nine of the world’s top online video experts from Monday, October 24th through Friday, October 28th during the first ever “Video Bunch” dream team webinar […]
October 16, 2011

Cash Machine Workshop with Loral Langemeier

The only program of it’s kind that “GUARANTEES” you will make money at the workshop… or your money back! In Just 3 Days Loral Will Show […]
October 12, 2011

Apple announces new iPhone 4: the Steve Jobs keynote

Steve Jobs took the stage at Apple Incs Worldwide Developers Conference to announce new features and products from the company. The chief executive began by giving […]
October 1, 2011

Why WordPress?

WorldPress is web software that allows you to create a simple, yet stylish website or blog.  Its really that easy.  Believe me..  I have tried a […]
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