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Why do I need to update WordPress?

Why do I need to update WordPress? When was the last time you updated WordPress? Years ago? Never? Well just like phone apps, your blue-screening-PC and your wardrobe, WordPress needs updating from time to time.  Of course if your fashion sense is circa 1992, nothing too bad is going to

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Domain Name Registration

Domain Name Registration – a small bill worth paying early! When it comes to most invoices, you probably don’t want to pay months in advance right? Perhaps your accountant has even advised you pay on the due date to make the most of your money.  Well your domain name invoice

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Free Website Statistics

Every wondered how many visitors actually look at your site? Did you know you are eligible for free website traffic statistics if you are hosted through either Blue Platypus or Studiocoast? Just email us if you would like to turn your statistics on. If you are with another hosting provider,

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3 steps to a cohesive web strategy

Move from a “our website” mentality to “our web assets” Gone are the days that a simple website will put you on the cutting edge of web marketing. You need to be where your customers are and they could be anywhere out there in cyber-space. Take advantage of the many

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Blue Platypus launches two stunning new custom designed CMS websites

Blue Platypus recently launched websites for two of the well-known BIG4 holiday parks: BIG4 Harrington Beach and BIG4: Bonney Hills. These completely custom-designed websites feature gorgeous full-screen backgrounds to showcase the parks’ stunning locations. Based on the WordPress platform, the sites offer complete content management capabilities to make web updates

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I want an online store… and my budget is $500!

Thinking of starting an online business? The reality is, just like any other business, you need to have some backing. But don’t believe me – have a look at this… http://www.smartcompany.com.au/retail/20100408-top-10-online-retailers.html The article is a bit over a year old, but not much has changed. In fact the online store

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Critical updates for your website

As technology changes, websites often stop working the way they were designed. As a website owner, it is wise to view your site regularly, on as many devices as possible (office PC, laptop, home PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad) and in as many browsers as possible to ensure it is still

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Innovative new gallery takes the inaugural Blue Platypus Arts Centre Gold Coast Online Marketing Prize

Gold Coast boutique web design and development agency Blue Platypus, in conjunction with The Arts Centre Gold Coast, is delighted to announce Gallery on the Lane as winner of the Blue Platypus Arts Centre Gold Coast Online Marketing Package. Gallery on the Lane is a unique space open in the

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Happy New Year FY12

What is it about the end of the year that makes everyone want a website? Whether it is December with looming new year or June for the financial year, our office goes crazy with requests for new sites. Here are just some of our latest: X Factor Security www.xfactorsecurity.com.au Body

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Bespoke website design and development

Looking for a bespoke website designer or bespoke web development company? Blue Platypus offers bespoke website design to show off your brand in a way that is totally unique and that will appeal to your target market. At Blue Platypus we start by getting to understand your business objectives, your

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