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March 15, 2022

Privacy Policy Essentials: What it is and what to include

Is your privacy policy up to scratch? If you collect any information from your website visitors, you need a privacy policy on your website.
January 31, 2022

Keep Your Website Menu Simple

The navigation menu on your website is one of those places that make the difference between a visitor turning into a customer or not.
August 31, 2021

How to find the right SEO expert

Hiring an SEO expert can be perplexing. If you don’t understand all the ins and outs of search engine optimisation (SEO) how do you find the one you need?
May 6, 2021

How to clean up your website

Over time, digital debris can build up on your website. Dated content, inaccurate information, old images; it can all be a sign that your website needs decluttering. Let’s review some areas of your website that could do with a clean.
March 22, 2021
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What every business website should have

There's no one-size-fits-all for what a business website should include. It depends entirely on what type of business you are. Do you have brick-and-mortar locations? Is most of what you do online or in-person (e.g., eCommerce store vs plumbing services)? However, there are common elements to business websites, which we're going to talk about today.
November 26, 2020
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Domain name scams and how to spot them

Barely a month goes by without a client contacting us about a domain name scam attempt they’ve received. How do you protect yourself?
November 10, 2020

Is your password terrible? Answer 5 questions to find out.

The time has come for a little heart-to-heart about your passwords and security.
October 5, 2020
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Free stock images – Where we go for free stock photos

Some stock photos just look dated and take the whole tone of a website or marketing campaign down.
December 17, 2019

What makes a good website design: A quick primer

Website design has been in a state of constant change since the internet began in the 1980s. Back then it was simple text documents linking to other simple text documents.
October 9, 2019

The dangers of an unmaintained website

A client taught me something the other day. They’re a leader in strategic asset management (think infrastructure, not investment portfolios), and a major part of their […]
August 15, 2019

What’s the difference between web hosting and a domain name?

At Technology Matters, we think of ourselves as your resident web experts – except we’re in our funky Yarraville office instead of your basement. That’s why […]
April 2, 2019

Why you must advertise online

Once upon a time, customers used to do something called “logging on” to the internet. They would have a certain task – “check emails”, perhaps, or […]