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Wrapping up an exciting year for Rotorua web designer

It’s been an exciting year for us at Hodgeman Web & Design. Adrian was made redundant from council at the end of June, ending a seven year employment with them.

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The start of something new

I have some exciting news that I need to share with you all as today marks a unique milestone in the life of my business. Today I start growing this

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Importance of owning your domain name

I was recently contacted by a local backpackers who’s website had mysteriously disappeared off the internet. Upon further investigation I discovered that the domain name had recently expired. No problem

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April Fools Day Pranks

I’ve compiled a list of April Fools Day pranks that I’ve come across today. Will add more as I come across them, leave me a comment of any good ones

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Supporting NZ’s No.1 BMX star!

A friend of mine’s daughter, Megan Williams is currently NZ’s No.1 BMX rider and World No.2 for her age. She’s aiming high and training hard, her goals include: win BMX

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Securing ‘members only’ pages in WordPress

This is an easy way to secure individual pages on your WordPress website to only give access to those with an account on your WordPress site. Create a php file

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How to: Claim your username for your Facebook business page

If you’ve got a Facebook business page with 25 or more fans (likers) and your page URL still looks like: Then you can have a vanity URL or custom

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Top 10 benefits of using Google Analytics for your website tracking

More accurate number of actual users By only measuring the number of visits to your site by web browsers, you get a more accurate picture of the number of humans

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Key aspects of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

There are lots of companies out there claiming to guarantee you first page placement in the organic search engine results pages (SERP). It’s not all smoke and mirrors as they

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Top 10 tips on using Google Analytics

The top 10 tips for Google Analytics as outlined by Nick Guebhard, Search Operations Manager from Surefire Search