Do you own your domain name or does your Web provider?

I have blogged about this before and I will blog about it again because more often that not I see businesses with an established Web presence and a great domain name, but they are not the registered owner of the domain name. It can often cause problems if the original Web development company close their […]


Do you have a cafe office?

If like me you have a home office, you will know that sometimes is just gets a little stuffy which turns into a lack of productivity. That is why right now I am sitting down at my local coffee shop slurping on a latte and doing what I can without mains power and a mouse. […]


The Takeover of Mobile Internet – a hypothesis or a trend? 2

I love propaganda, but that is not what this is. It is a fact that if your Website is not mobile friendly, you are going to lose out on business, particularly if you have an online shop. Now I love nopCommerce, it is a great solution for a cost effective way for businesses to bring […]


Cloud computing: At what point is it not cost effective?

I am a big fan of cloud computing, I leverage the power of Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud infrastructure and for me right now it is ideal. It provides a stable and cost effective means for me to deliver stable and cost effective solutions to my clients and gives me all the access to my server […]


Responsive web design

How many business owners really know what this means and how important it is for them to make sure their web presence is mobile friendly. Want to know what I am taking about when I say responsive design? Drop me a line.


Download your Website files to your computer

In a previous post - http://thewebup.modulus.co.nz/2013/08/02/always-stay-in-touch-with-your-web-developer/ - I discussed the importance of staying in touch with your Web Developer. More often than not people lose the contact details or forget who actually built their site. Now, depending on your Website it may not be easy to get your hands on the source code files, especially if it […]


Is WordPress really a good CMS for your Website

Recently I have had a lot of requests to help clients with their Website… their WordPress Website. While WordPress is a great tool with some awesome features to get something up and running quickly and cheaply, is it really a Website Content Management System? Thanks to all the theme developers out there, a simple blog […]


3D printing demystified… for me at least

I just saw an article over here in New Zealand about a guy printing a replica of an Aston Martin using a Solidoodle 3D printer – cheap as chips! Check it out. If you have a spare $500 USD you can make “almost” anything. http://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/videos/8995908/Kiwi-3D-printing-an-Aston-Martin http://www.g4tv.com/videos/59451/solidoodle-2-3d-printer/


Always stay in touch with your Web Developer

This is why it is always best to occasionally check your Web Developer is still alive or contactable, especially if you have entrusted them with everything to do with your online presence. Recently I was nominated to take on the redesign of the local Montessori preschool. Montessori is a great education style aimed at empowering […]


Thanks Google – for Chromecast

Check this out - http://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/devices/chromecast/#netflix That is pretty much all I have to say. I am going to have to get one!