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Choosing a Hosting Provider for your Website

Choosing a hosting provider can be a daunting task with the many hosting providers and options available. It need not be an exhausting exercise though, if you know how to look for the features that are important for your website. … Continue reading »


(X)HTML 5.0

Today the W3C released an editors draft of HTML 5. (X)HTML 5.0, also referred to as Web Applications 1.0, is now in it’s early stages of development, which means that you can even take part in some of the discussion … Continue reading »


Keywords are Key to Web Design

We all know they won’t come just because you built the site – the site has to place well in the search engines to pull the traffic. Of course, placement can be bought through Pay Per Click advertising, but there … Continue reading »


Report Website Spam

Those of you who own a blog or forum in some form will really know what spam is. Websites like this suffer from daily deluges of comment spam…comments that are placed for one reason only, and that is ‘link dropping’. … Continue reading »


Web Design Award Winner

Congratulations to our first web-design award winner who qualifies for free exposure on our site for a month in the form of a thumbnail on the web design award page. Since we launched the awards, we have received a deluge … Continue reading »


Web-Design Advertising Option

A user of this website complained a while ago about the fact that the web design companies are listed alphabetically. He asked us “How can I get on top, don’t you have an advertising option?”. We didn’t, and quite honestly … Continue reading »


Dealing with SPAM

If you own an email address, you’re more than likely to have received a junk message from someone you don’t know, claiming to have an amazing product which you can buy at a few clicks of the mouse. There are … Continue reading »


XML Sitemaps

What do Google, Yahoo & Microsoft have in common? …They all advocate the use of sitemaps. All three companies jointly maintain the website “sitemaps.org” So what are sitemaps? Well theres the usual HTML sitemap, which is a section of a … Continue reading »


G-Mail is Now Free

G-Mail (Google Mail) is Google’s webmail service and was started as an experiment in 2004. Prior to yesterday, the only way you could get an account was by being invited by someone who already had a G-Mail account. G-Mail’s features … Continue reading »


Introduction to Banner Advertising

Banner advertising is one of the oldest marketing techniques and closely related to conventional marketing. It can in most regards be compared to billboard advertising and in some cases it can even be compared to television advertising when flash banners … Continue reading »


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