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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: http://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Business-Name/123456789012345 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


How to setup Facebook Places for businesses in New Zealand

Facebook rolled out Places in New Zealand on Tuesday March 8, 2011. What this does is allow anyone with a GPS enabled smartphone to ‘Check-in’ to your business, which is

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Website we designed featured in Web Design Book

I’m surprised we forgot to mention this earlier in a blog post here. A website we completed back in July of 2009, needanelectrician.co.nz was featured in the The Web Designer’s

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Years

On behalf of all of us here at Hodgeman Web & Design, we’d like to thank you for your continued support and business with us in 2010. It’s been another

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