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Web Analytics Tools for Small Businesses

Web Analytics Tools for Small Businesses

 

Imagine you were able to get a report about the last brochure you created. The report would tell you how many people read it, how long they spent reading it, which parts they read, where they were when they were reading it, and whether they went on to buy the product after reading it. You could even learn which part of the brochure convinced them to make the purchase. That would be invaluable information, right?

 

You can’t get this information for printed brochures. But you can get it for your website. And best of all: many of these web analytics tools for small businesses are free.

 

Is Google Fiber the Future?

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Is Google Fiber the Future? 

 

If you haven’t heard of it before, Google Fiber is Google’s super-fast internet service. The reason why you might not have heard about it is that it is only available in a few places – Kansas City in Kansas, Austin in Texas, and Provo in Utah. But what it is all about?

 

If you live in one of the places where it’s available, Google Fiber is a big deal. It offers speeds of 1Gbps which is 50 to 100 times faster than most internet service providers. There is also a low-speed free version plus a bigger version which includes a cable-like television service.

 

10 things NOT to do with a new website

10 things NOT to do with a new website

 

Getting a new website is an exciting time for a business. It offers potential and is a way to tell the world what you do every day. But there are lots of things that most businesses do with their websites that they absolutely shouldn’t. So to keep you right, here is 10 things NOT to do with a new website:

 

1.      Writing about you

 

SEO Goes to the Zoo – What is Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird?

SEO Goes to the Zoo – What is Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird?

 

When Google changes the way it delivers search results, real things happen. Sometimes companies go out of business and jobs are lost while for others success and riches beckon. So what happens behind that simple white screen with a search box matters. The biggest updates in recent years were named after animals. So this article will help to explain: what is Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird?

 

Google Apps You Did Not Know Existed

Google Apps You Did Not Know Existed

 

You probably already know that Google is much more than a search engine. You may use its email platform Gmail or its social media network Google+. And if you watch the news you will have heard about some of the exciting new technologies that it is working on, including Google Glass and the Google car that doesn’t need a driver. But while those developments are for the future there are other things that you can start using today - the Google apps you did not know existed - and these are some of the best.

 

Drawings

 

Not Every Startup is HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and Why It Should Not Be

Not Every Startup is HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and Why It Should Not Be

 

It’s natural to look at a new television show based on a particular part of society and ask the question: is this realistic? That has certainly been the case with the new sitcom from HBO, Silicon Valley. It has been a topic of conversation for those involved in launching or running new tech companies as well as those who don’t. The general consensus is that startup companies are not like the one depicted in Silicon Valley.

 

Are You a Ninja?

Are You a Ninja?

 

Well, are you a ninja? If you are and you are thinking of setting up a new website you are in luck. The same applies if you are a builder, a florist, a bull rider, or if your name is Kim. This is because of a thing called a TLD and the fact that lots of new ones have either recently been released or will be released soon.

 

TLD stands for top-level domain. It is the last part of a website address – the part after the dot. The most popular is .COM but you will also have heard of .NET, .GOV and .ORG. There are also country-specific TLDs like .CA (Canada), .CO.UK (United Kingdom) and .COM.AU (Australia).

 

The Difference Between Web Hosting and a Website Builder

The Difference Between Web Hosting and a Website Builder

 

There are lots of different ways to get a website online. Some of them require technical expertise and experience in things link HTML, CSS, and other coding languages. But there are ways to build a website without any of those skills – the easiest to use is a website builder. Website builders are suitable for anyone with a basic understanding of technology - if you can post photos or videos to Facebook then you meet the requirements. But do you need website hosting as well? And what is the difference between web hosting and a website builder.

 

How to Find the Best Web Hosting Plan For You

How to Find the Best Web Hosting Plan For You

 

Choosing the best web hosting plan can be complicated. But it’s important to understand. You don’t want to waste your money buying a hosting plan that’s too advanced. But you also do not want to fall victim to not buying enough capacity, which results in a slow or inaccessible site.

 

Think of your website hosting options like workouts. Each type of website hosting solution will be compared to a common training objective. If you can position your website in a similar way you will make a better website hosting choice.

 

Shared Hosting

 

The Top Internet-Related Support Questions, Answered (Humor)

The Top Internet-Related Support Questions, Answered

 

Below is a list of internet-related technical support questions that were seriously asked on the web. It’s a lighthearted list but it does have one serious point: if you see the humor in these support queries, statements and questions then you are probably capable of setting up your own website.

 

1.      Who owns the internet?

 

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