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Where in the world are your customers?

The world wide web knows where we wander. Well those of us that “check-in” that is. Geography is suddenly cool. And it makes sense because we often use the web to find things – think search engines. Once we have found what we are looking for, in many cases we

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Great photos equals a great looking website

As the web matures, the emphasis on photos and imagery is becoming more and more important. This should come as no surprise – the swing towards visual imagery is directly related to improvements in Broadband technology. Whereas once, in the days of dial-up connections, we used to loathe pictures that

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Briefing your web design company

When you are engaging a website design and development company, you are investing a lot of faith and money. So it is of vital importance that you take the time to brief them well. Good website design depends on it. At Blue Platypus we recommend a written website design brief,

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Internet usage by small businesses on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast City Council estimates that there are 54,089 businesses on the Gold Coast (Gold Coast City Council Office of the CEO, June 2008). Both the Gold Coast City Council and Commerce Queensland agreed that the vast majority of these are small businesses. As 49% of Australian small businesses do

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