An inexpensive website freshen up

 Earlier this year I was approached by an organisation I volunteer for, Cochlear Implant Club and ADvisory Association (CICADA Qld), to help with a request to help them conduct an inexpensive website freshen up for their existing website, built using a product called Zoho Sites. Their main concerns were the dated, lacklustre appearance of the site, cluttered content, and confusing navigation. I admit I have never heard of Zoho, as …

Pictures do the talking

QPro Developments is a new development company based in Brisbane, Queensland, but with a view to introducing overseas investors to opportunities in regional Queensland. While much of the world is suffering a financial crisis and property slump, thanks to the mining industry parts of Australia are experiencing a boom bigger than any they have seen before.

What News’ Haircut Says About Social Media

Newscorp has just sold MySpace for $35 million. That might sound like a lot of money, but six years ago they paid $580 million for it. I used it as an example in some of my university lectures of how different the online world was from the offline because it has somewhere around 294 profiles set-up by Rupert Murdoch impersonators. And these impersonators aren’t there because they love Murdoch. So …

On your bikes

Father and son team Alan and Harry Oates run Bikers World, a shop with a comprehensive range of gear for motorbike riders. They already had a website, but wanted to replace it with one that would perform better at attracting and converting browsers.