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Pitfalls of Digital Commerce


The internet is of course, the biggest marketplace in human history and as such offers a host of opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs from all over the world.  Entering this market is in many ways much easier than the physical world, a website is commonly much cheaper than a physical shop and your target audience…

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The Quest for New Content


There are lot’s of requirements to building up a popular website or blog, some are easier to obtain than others.  Yet there are core requirements that you simply cannot ignore and at the heart of this is to keep fresh and entertaining information on your site.  Whether it’s a blog, a website or a news…

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Some Simple WordPress Security Tips


WordPress is probably the most famous Content Management Systems globally, and hosts well over sixty million web sites in the on-line world. One important issue that comes with this popularity is that as it’s free, everybody includes easy accessibility to its programmed code which empowers new hacking approaches readily. Now normally WordPress is pretty well…

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Some Not so Obvious Web Design Basics


It’s amazing how many websites don’t follow even the most basic design requirements of a good website. For example let’s start on your homepage it should exemplify the top priorities of your website as well as some idea of what is available.The primary goal of your home page is to highlight new info and top…

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Blue Planet 2 – Watch on the BBC iPlayer


There are some TV programmes which reach levels that surpass all others. To be fair many of these are often nature based documentaries, where TV companies seem happy to invest in these often very expensive shows. You only have to look through a few of the last National geographic ones to see the quality that…

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Newest Technologies Make Better Design Possible, But Are They Really Worth Using?


As the Internet evolves, new technologies are becoming more often the #1 choice for web design. While the use of tools such as Flash can readily enhance an existing website, they should not be used for a design process from the ground up. Designing the main structure of a website in anything other than HTML…

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Chinese Alcohol Market News


Like many internet marketers and business people, the Chinese market is always of interest. There’s huge spending power there and slowly markets are opening up with improvements in internet infrastructure and delivery systems. The problems though with marketing to Chinese market are as always State intervention and manipulation of markets. One example of this is…

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Hong Kong Rated as Most Expensive for Expats


So where would you like to go and spend your retirement? Ever thought of becoming an expat and live in a new and exciting environment, well for those considering Hong Kong then this report may come as a bit of a disappointment. It’s certainly on my wish list as I look out on the grey…

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How Can I Monetise My Website


Nowadays many of us have our own websites, and indeed spend a huge amount of time and effort on them. So it’s not surprising that people often look at methods of making some money out of their sites if only to try and subsidise hosting costs for example. It’s not always the main aim of…

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The Challenges of Expatriation


For any expatriate, starting their new life can be both exciting and a little intimidating.  In fact some studies have been made covering the psychology of becoming an expat with some surprising results.  Of course, becoming an expat is a very demanding and exciting decision which comes with it’s own set of psychological challenges. Many…

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