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What is website maintenance
Maintenance

What is website maintenance and why is it so important?

Research shows that over 60% of WordPress sites don’t run the latest version of WordPress or plugins they’ve installed.  Did you know that this means you are vulnerable to getting your site hacked? Updating to the latest version of a plugin is essentially locking your

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SEO Competitor Analysis
SEO

SEO Competitor Analysis to help boost traffic

SEO Competitor Analysis: Discover your competitor’s keywords and backlinks Find out what your competitors are doing and do it better. Not getting enough traffic to your website? Not ranking compared to your competitors? Your competitors can be your greatest allies if you allow them. Their

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SEO Copywriting Expert
SEO

SEO Copywriting Expert Q&A with Libby Hakim

What is SEO Copywriting? What is the difference between a copywriter and an SEO Copywriter?   We recently talked to SEO Copywriting Expert Libby Hakim to help answer your copy questions! Some of the questions we covered include; benefits of hiring an SEO copywriter, common

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Brand Strategy

Brand Strategy Industry Expert Q&A with Rachel Bevans

Branding and Brand Strategy is an important part of any business. We recently talked to Rachel Bevans about the importance of Brand Strategy and how small business can implement some strategies today.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business Hi. I’m Rachel

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Black Friday WordPress Deals 2018 – Big Savings

Black Friday WordPress Deals 2018– Big Savings Looking for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on your favorite WordPress website? The next few days are the perfect time to buy premium WordPress plugins, and tools to grow your business. As always, to help you

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Marketing

7 Tips To Make Your Website Appeal To A Local Audience

7 Tips To Make Your Website Appeal To A Local Audience While we often talk about making web content appealing to a global audience, businesses that operate locally can benefit from employing location-specific tactics and strategies that make their brands more appealing to local audiences

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website hosting in australia
Technology

Benefits of hosting in Australia

Why host your website in Australia? Here are some of the benefits of hosting in Australia for your business website:   If your business is based in Australia, it’s best to host your website here in Australia. Hosting your website within Australia reduces load times and

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mental health awareness month
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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month with Smart Robbie and OzSquad Win training until the end of  Summer for FREE by donating to beyondblue for Mental Health Awareness Month. With all non-member donations you can also train for FREE at any OzSquad evening session in October. The

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DIY Website Design
Website

8 Things to STOP Doing on Your WordPress Website

Here are some simple 8 things you should not be doing on your WordPress Website.  These changes are common standard web trends and improvements to usability. 1. Make your logo big People can quickly tell it’s your logo. A large logo takes up a lot

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6 tips to improve your website
Website

6 quick tips for improving your website

Here are 6 quick tips to improve your website today   Keep things fast   As technology advances, people expect to get instant access.  It’s a very frustrating experience waiting for a page to load. This is one reason why your website page speed (otherwise

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contact form 7
WordPress

Useful Contact Form 7 Customisation and Codes

Contact Form 7 has a large range of possible CSS codes to help customise the form on your WordPress website.  We list a few options that we use on some of our sites.  We will continue to update this post with useful codes. Change your check

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WordPress Accessible Website Design
Website

10 Tips to Improve WordPress Accessible Website Design

The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect. Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web   WordPress Accessible Website Design Find out how you can improve online accessibility with our

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Website

Corporate Website Design for Small Businesses

  Does your corporate business have a website? Research shows that only 60 per cent of Australian small and medium businesses have a company website. Customers are spending more time on the Internet, researching, reviewing and buying products or services.  It’s likely that the potential

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Office Hub Awwwards Site of the day nominee
Website

Awwwards site of the day nominee for Office Hub

Exciting news about one of our latest projects!  The site we built for Office Hub has been nominated for Awwwards Site Of The Day! The site is currently open for voting and will be judged by Awwwards Judging Pannel. We need your help to vote

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why should you switch your site to https
Typography

Why Should You Switch Your Site to HTTPS

Yes… You SHOULD switch your site to HTTPS today! Why should switch your site to HTTPS?  In this blog post, we explain what HTTPS is, the benefits and the top 4 reasons why you should switch your website over to HTTPS today! What is HTTPS?

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Instagram post photos from computer
Social Media

Post Instagram photos from computer

It appears that there have been some changes on Instagram’s website which enabled a feature which users of iPads and desktop can upload photos.   It is very easy to do using Chrome.  Here is a quick how-to upload photo to Instagram from your computer using

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local website designer
Website

Responsive Website Design Northern Beaches

Smart Robbie is a website designer based on the Northern Beaches specialising in WordPress Responsive Website Design. What is Responsive Website Design? Responsive website design means the website will scale appropriately depending on what device you are using to access the website.  For example, a

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real time minds experts
Marketing

‘Pay-by-the-minute’ expert advice for SMEs and start-ups

Looking for expert advice for SMEs and start-ups? Accessing the right advice at the right time is crucial to a small business succeeding. Invariably the fees for professional advice prohibit smaller companies and start-ups seeking expertise but a new pay-by-the-minute service is enabling access for

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