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Google Launches New Webmaster Tools

October 1, 2011 Paul Calvert News

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Google’s Webmaster Tools has always been an extremely useful tool for checking search terms, sitemaps, keywords and how your site appears on the web. On Thursday Google announced the latest addition to webmaster tools “Site Health” Logging into Webmaster tools you will see the new feature straight away with the re-designed front page. The main [...]

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Are Our Servers Quick Enough? Ping Us And See!

September 30, 2011 Paul Calvert News

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Our goal to have one of the fastest hosting services in the UK. At the moment a ping test using the windows command tool and pinging poweredbypenguins.co.uk reveals that our servers serve up our site at a average time of 59ms. Today when i pinged google.com it had a load time of 69ms, so not [...]

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What is Joomla?

September 29, 2011 Paul Calvert Useful Info

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What is Joomla? – Joomla! is a free PHP based, open source, content management system which is used to publish content (your website!) on the internet. In Joomla! you can create and manage webpages easily and apply different templates to suit your requirements. Like many other CMS’s you can install extensions to add the extra [...]

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Ways to Lower Your Bounce Rate – SEO

September 28, 2011 Lee Grears How To Articles

How to lower your bounce rate

Anyone who has built a website to represent them or their business would like people to spend more time on their website than a couple seconds. You need visitors to spend more time on your website to sell to them what it is your site is selling, be it information such as a blog, products [...]

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Content Delivery Network and W3 Total Cache

September 18, 2011 Lee Grears How To Articles

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WOW, is all I can say to the above title. I first got my blog up and ready and installed a whole host of plugins such as wp minify and quickcache but still felt like my blog was sluggish. So after running a few speed tests on various websites I decided i needed to do [...]

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What is a blog and how do i get one – cue WordPress

September 18, 2011 Lee Grears Useful Info

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Blogs are nothing new to the internet and now been around for about 11 years. They are simply a log of your thoughts / doings or events. A web-log as they are formally known. Due to popular demand on the internet blogs have increased ten fold with people using them for all sorts of reasons [...]

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Install WordPress – Creating your own WordPress website

September 16, 2011 Paul Calvert How To Articles

WordPress is it really good for seo

The thought of creating your own website may seem daunting. You have very little technical know-how and you really dont know where to start….Install WordPress is the answer! What is WordPress?? WordPress is an open source Content Management System (often shortened to “CMS”) WordPress is often seen as Blogging software, but it can also be [...]

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Parallels Plesk WebSite Builder – Is it really that easy?

September 15, 2011 Lee Grears How To Articles

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One of the big selling points of our unlimited web hosting accounts is the fact that you get free access to Parallels Plesks Website Builder software. Website builder allows the end user to create an effective and scalable website at the click of a button. Templates are available within your hosting control panel that you customise on-line [...]

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Top 10 Must Have WordPress Plugins

September 11, 2011 Lee Grears How To Articles

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Top Ten Must Have WordPress Plugins A quick word first. I know WordPress is not a Content Management System (CMS) as such, but nearly all websites I now create are built on or around WordPress. It is a excellent platform for your website to be built on, it’s well supported and updated, it has a vast community on the [...]

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The Power Of Social Media

September 11, 2011 Lee Grears Useful Info

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The Power Of Social Media And Your Website Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Linked in are a huge means of promoting your business / website, not forgetting social bookmarking such as Digg, Stumble or Reddit. These sites offer a opening of doors to millions of potential customers. So how can you harness this to help your website Facebook [...]

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