New UK domain names

New UK domain names

Chris Booth :: 17th Jun 2019

For the last 5 years UK domain names ending in .uk have been reserved for you.  If you held a .co.uk domain 5 years ago then you could also get the .uk version.  This period is expiring.

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Autumn Web Browser Changes

Autumn Web Browser Changes

Chris Booth :: 24th Jul 2018

Google, who make the Chrome web browser, are planning to make changes to the way they label some websites this Autumn.  Mozilla, who make Firefox and are funded almost entirely by Google, have lead the way on this and have been labelling some sites as "insecure" for a while.

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Have you tried Facebook Live?

Have you tried Facebook Live?

Naomi Booth :: 10th Mar 2017

So I have to be honest I missed Facebook Live going live - maybe you have too?

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Thinking of advertising with Facebook?

Thinking of advertising with Facebook?

Naomi Booth :: 21st Feb 2017

Taking the plunge into advertising on Facebook can seem daunting; maybe you have seen your online advertising money disappearing with little return? Here are a few practical tips to help get the most out of your Facebook advertising.

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To plan for 2017

To plan for 2017

Naomi Booth :: 16th Dec 2016

When we get to this time of year it is always good to take the opportunity to stop, enjoy the Christmas festivities, look back on the highlights of the past year and then stop again and start to look forward!

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Choosing logo colours and shapes

Choosing logo colours and shapes

Naomi Booth :: 24th Jun 2016

What do different colours and shapes mean to people?

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UK domain name price increase

UK domain name price increase

Chris Booth :: 25th Feb 2016

Nominet run the .uk domains. From March 1st, all .co.uk, .uk, .org.uk  registrations and renewals will be charged at £7.19/year inc vat.This will almost double the cost of domain names per year.

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The Big Session

The Big Session

Naomi Booth :: 4th Aug 2015

It was great to be part of The Big Session - The Sixpenny Sessions team is thrilled with the response which surpassed our expectations on every level.

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Designing for Print

Designing for Print

Naomi Booth :: 3rd Jun 2015

Sometimes it seems I go months without doing any print work and this month I seem to be doing little else. It is great producing something that people will physically use to promote their business or event.

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Google Search Changes – What happened?

Google Search Changes – What happened?

Chris Booth :: 23rd Apr 2015

You may not have noticed but a lot of fuss has been made about recent changes to Google's search engine.  In practice those changes do not seem to be as significant as the hype suggested or as serious as people may have feared.  However the fact is that many older websites are not doing so well with Google as they used to.

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New .uk domain names

New .uk domain names

Chris Booth :: 3rd Dec 2014

You may have heard that Nominet have started to sell .uk domain names like this - thewebbooth.uk in addition to the .co.uk domains they already manage like this - thewebbooth.co.uk. I should like to offer the following good advice You don't need to do anything until 2019.

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Scouting for girls

Scouting for girls

Chris Booth :: 10th Oct 2013

A while ago I stumbled on Nibbler from Silktide.  It is one of those wonderful things that is both completely pointless and also quite helpful; a complete waste of time and far too compelling; wildly inaccurate and yet a good indicator.  It is a total and utter toy that is also both useful and practical.  Allow me to explain...

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