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VOUCHER SCAM

VOUCHER SCAM: Supermarkets are giving away vouchers for sharing links.

While for many it’s almost the time of the year for merriment and spending money on Christmas, for some it’s also the season to scam others. This week’s featured scam involves one that seems to rear its head every so often- the old favourite, the one to win a high value supermarket voucher.There’s several examples of this scam doing the rounds, but the example we’re going to talk you through is one titled...

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What is Shared Hosting?

You’ve got a great website but don’t have an enormous budget or requirement for capacity- you might have seen Shared Hosting as an option. But what is it, and is it right for you?It’s a very popular option for websites that don’t demand a lot of space or capacity- and because of that, it’s cheap.To best explain Shared Hosting vs Dedicated Hosting we’ll use an analogy. Shared Hosting is like staying in shared...

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Why You Should Avoid Vistaprint for Business Card Design

You’ve seen the adverts from Vistaprint promising top of the range business cards for prices too good to be true. We understand it can be tempting- after all, you want the best for your business. However, what you end up getting may not be what you hoped for. With that in mind, here’s why we think you should avoid Vistaprint for your business card design. It’s All About The Templates Templates are great if every...

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Google Algorithm Changes: What You Need to Know

All you thought you knew about SEO is about to change thanks to upcoming changes to the Google Algorithm. This is important- after all, when you look for something, how often do you go to Google? Where your website appears matter to the success of your business- high rankings mean increased traffic. For this reason, having a good SEO on your website is critical and with these Google Algorithm changes it’s important you’re...

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What is a Social Enterprise?

It’s a phrase you’ll see a lot on this website- we’re proud of the fact that Dorset Tech is a Social Enterprise. It means we operate differently to most web and digital media companies- or indeed, most companies.A traditional company operates on the model that profits go to shareholders or company owners. As such, quite often what they’ll do is keep costs to a minimum to maximise the profit- more profit means more...

Why You Should use WordPress to Power Your Website

It’s certainly true that when trying to decide what will power your website, there’s a lot of different systems to choose from- but here we’ll tell you why you should use WordPress.No doubt as you talk to different web developers and designers, many will suggest something different. Some will swear by the holy grail of Magento. Others, it’s Drupal or die. You even get one or two who will suggest a custom built...

The Importance of Social Media Marketing

Part of any business is the ability to reach out to customers old and potentially new- and as such Social Media Marketing has never been more important.Done right, it can be the kingmaker between success and failure for you and your business. But Social Media Marketing is more than just putting things on social media- whether that’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or other services such as Youtube or Pinterest.Just in the UK alone, 45%...

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Why You Should Never Use a Website Builder

When you’re looking to build a website yourself, it’s very tempting to use one of the many DIY website builders offering themselves for free or cheap. We can see the attraction- you save money on a web developer. You control your website. And most importantly, it’s easy. At this point, we mean things such as Webs, Wix or sometimes you can get website builder software with a hosting package.But what you save in...