Broxden Bits and Bobs

Hosted VoIP telecom services from Broxden

Did you know that you will no longer be able to purchase traditional phone systems, such as PTSN or ISDN from 2020?

We can now offer your business or organisation a cloud-based hosted VoIP telephone service, alongside our core IT support and web design services.
 
VoIP has many advantages over PSTN and ISDN too; it is much quicker to provision new lines, you can reduce ...

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What does the GDPR mean for my website?

If your website is serving individuals from the EU and you - or embedded third party services like Google and Facebook - are processing any kind of personal data, you need to obtain prior consent from the visitor.

To obtain valid consent, you need to describe the extent and purpose of your data processing in plain language to the visitor, prior to processing any personal ...

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Increase your social media following

In social media marketing, generating a large following can be extremely helpful for businesses. While follower count isn’t a metric businesses should obsess over, increasing followers can help you extend your online reach. And the larger the reach, the more visitors you can drive to your website and the more leads you can generate for your business (and these are the metrics you should ...

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Grab the web user's attention!

People seem to be in more of a hurry these days than in days gone by. Some seem totally into instant gratification. But still on the whole people are courteous and give a friendly tolerant response. What happens to all these good people when they become web surfers? What turns ordinary people into maniacs when they hit the on-button and grab a mouse?

Many become erratic, often demonic ...

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Email marketing…do you prefer the DIY or professional approach?

We all know the benefit of direct marketing to potential clients but what damage is done when you try the DIY approach? We have all experienced these emails and newsletters arriving in our inbox with missing images, no branding, a list of the other recipients in the ‘cc’ box and no means to unsubscribe. These newsletters fail to make the correct impact and often just irritate…they ...

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How much did your website photos really cost?

Did you use free images on your website? Let’s define free? Finding anything on the Internet takes time. Often it takes a lot of time. So free must somehow be related to how you value your time. That’s why if a client wants us to source photos for their website it adds to their cost.

It can take hours to browse through files, often poorly organized, in search of something useful. ...

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The importance of keywords in your website content

You might find yourself with a fantastic new website but if it is not being found in search engines for relevant key phrases to your business then it may have proved to be a waste of money.

The idea of optimizing your web site is to catch the target market to discover your site through web surfing. If you are trying to attract a local market then ensure you use geographical references ...

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Do you want a website you can easily update?

A Content Management website, sometimes referred to as a CMS website, allows you to update your website at any time, without the need for in-depth web design knowledge. We recommend Processwire, an open source application and many examples of this type of site can be viewed on our portfolio. In fact our own  Broxden website was developed using Processwire.

Processwire is one of the ...

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