Webmaster Blog

Top Firefox Add-ons For 2013

The Firefox browser is exceptionally popular, and one of the reasons is its friendliness for developers and coders. As a result there’s a huge range of Add-ons designed to add functionality, improve performance or simply make the browser a little bit nicer to use. Every year a huge number of new additions are released, but …

Creating An Online Portfolio

For businesses  or individuals offering a service online, a portfolio is a valuable advertising tool and an important addition to their website. Presenting your previous experience in a clear and professional way is essential to inspiring confidence, and hosting it online means that potential clients from across the globe can be exposed to your body …

Maximise Your Mobile Data Allowances

Most smartphone users in New Zealand will have a monthly data allowance of somewhere between 500MB and 1GB depending on your phone plan. This can go a long way in terms of basic email and search functions, but most of us would like to be able to have a bit more fun and enjoy the …

Call To Action Buttons

Every website needs what is known as a call to action – something that helps to convert your web audience from passive viewer to active consumer. Many times this is a button or link that directs them to where they can purchase a product or service, but it can be more subtle and simply point …

Tools To Manage Social Media Accounts

Most of us can handle a Facebook or Twitter account, but what about five? For many internet marketers, managing several if not dozens of social media accounts is the reality of their job. Keeping consistent updates, striking the right tone and voice, replying to interactions and encouraging shares across multiple profiles is a tricky business, …

Construct Your Own News Feed With RSS Readers

RSS has been around for a while – so long in fact that to some it’s considered “old tech”. It’s a way of subscribing to different content feeds such as blogs, Twitters and websites and compiling all the updates into one easy place, usually provided by an RSS reader. This makes it perfect for those …

Mini Mobile Browsers

Although many have moved on to smartphones, there is still a loyal contingent of feature phone users who find the old-style handsets meet all of their current needs. However, with most phone plans now offering some kind of data allowance, one smartphone-esque feature that many older mobiles can still use is mini web browsing. On …

Chrome Now The King of NZ Browsers

Since the internet began, web browser dominance has almost exclusively belonged to Internet Explorer. It makes a lot of sense, seeing as it comes pre-packaged with the Windows operating system and many computer users don’t realise there are other options available and simply use it as the default. However, over time challengers have emerged such …

Create A Great Online Customer Experience

These days an increasing number of businesses are extending or moving their sales practises to the online world. More and more people are using the internet to shop, and for some sectors it will soon be a key market to target. However, online salesmanship is a different breed to the physical variety. In most cases, …

Free Image Hosting Sites

It’s easier than ever to make your own personalised space on the web, be it a website, blog or profile page on a larger site. Or perhaps you want to include your own images in your replies to a forum. Whatever the reason, if you want to get clever with images without hosting your own …