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December 2, 2017

Essential Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

If someone hacked into your bank account, you would know that they were after your money. If they hacked into your email account, though, you need to think of what they wanted with your email. Perhaps they wish to pretend to be you and ask your relatives for money. Perhaps […]
August 15, 2017
Facebook Pixel

What is the Facebook pixel?

Why is the Facebook pixel important? According to Sensis Social media Report 79% of Australian businesses are already making significant use of Facebook to tap into visitors to boost their prospects. It’s been a rule for some time now that you should have a Facebook presence to complement your main […]
June 14, 2017

Choosing the Best WordPress Theme – 5 Things To Consider

It can be an overwhelming experience when it comes to selecting a theme for your WordPress site. There are thousands of free themes and a massive market for premium themes. Some themes look better than others, but your choice of selecting the right theme should not be based on looks alone. […]
May 29, 2017

Pros & Cons of Custom vs Pre-Designed WordPress Themes

When building a successful website, your theme is one of the most important decisions to make. The theme is primarily responsible for not only a website’s style and design, but much of its functionality as well. A WordPress site is great choice and allows you to design and develop your […]
April 29, 2017

Why Google Rankings Drop after a Website Redesign

At some point in time, many businesses owners will undergo a website redesign to enhance or improve their digital presence. With the internet now an integral part of any business strategy, the design and usability of a website remains a high priority in order to gain edge over competitors. When […]
March 10, 2017

Data breach notification laws come to Australia

Privacy laws in Australia are about to change. They are being modernised to help protect individuals’ personal and sensitive information. In February, both Houses of Parliament passed a bill to introduce mandatory data breach notification laws. When the laws come into effect sometime this year, we all will have new […]
November 23, 2016

7 Reasons Why A WordPress Website Is Great For Your Business

How would you rate the online presence of your business? If you want to stand out in today’s digital climate, a great website can make a world of difference. WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world, and here are the top seven reasons why we believe a […]
October 30, 2016

Watch Out For This Domain Registration Scam

We have received several inquiries from our clients regarding a concerning paper invoice they have received in the mail. The invoice is sent from a company named Domain Name Services, and the invoice claims that the clients domain has expired and needs to be renewed for the disproportionately high fee […]
September 23, 2016

CYREN CyberThreat Report August 2016

The CYREN CyberThreat Report for August 2016 has been released. A recent Osterman Research survey conducted on behalf of Cyren found Phishing to be the top threat category for small- to medium- sized businesses (up to 3,000 employees). A staggering 43% of those businesses reported suffering a phishing breach in […]
August 8, 2016

The Risks of Publishing Content

Every time you publish content online, be it website pages, blog posts, images, videos or even user comments, you open yourself up to potential legal liability. The Internet is public and available to anyone, so even the smallest blog has the potential to reach millions of people. Legal risks are […]
July 10, 2016

How Much Does a Website Cost?

In this Blog I share some of our internal processes and methodology used at Net Solutions to provide a cost estimate to build a website. I spent many years pioneering and implementing activity based costing for major Telcos with great success. It may sound simple but its the result of […]
May 10, 2016

Ransomware Surges 14% in Q1 2016

The number of users affected by ransomware has increased by 30% in the first three months of this year. The Russian AV firm Kaspersky Lab said it’s security systems prevented more than 370,000 attacks on users in Q1 2016, 7% of which were aimed at the corporate sector. During this […]

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