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What is WordPress & How Can it Help Your Business?

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At Platform81 we strive to use the best technology available to meet our clients needs. Read More »

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How Can I Help You? The Power of Networking

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One of the first investments made back in 2008 when Platform81 was in its infancy was a networking membership. Read More »

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Should My Website Be Responsive?

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In the last few years the way we browse the Internet has changed, with much more focus on mobile browsing (33% of all web traffic in January 2015). Read More »

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Frequently Used Terms in SEO & What They Mean

SEO

There are a lot of words and phrases in the SEO world. Some you will have heard before, some you won’t. To make things clearer we have created a list of the most commonly used terms in SEO Read More »

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Wave Goodbye To Mr Shake-Hands Man

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We’ve all seen it and, in truth we’ve all been guilty of it too; the use of the old shaking hands stock image. Just like the original Banzai TV character, Read More »

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A Good Story Can Create A Strong & Memorable Brand

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Everyone loves a good story. It’s engrained in us as children to listen, understand and interpret information in order to make sense of the world. Read More »

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Twitter Cheat Sheet

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Are you looking for simple ways to gain followers and increase engagement on Twitter?

By learning a few facts about Twitter & user behaviour you could soon be on your way to being a Twitter winner (yay!) Read More »

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What Do You Want Your Website To Do?

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Effective calls to action… Read More »

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The Battle of the 5 Browsers

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The world loves to browse the internet, spending on average 16 hours online per month.

With all this time online are you sure you’re getting the best experience from your favourite websites with your current browser? Read More »

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5 Subject Line Strategies for Your Email Campaign

Email Marketing

When sending an email campaign, first impressions count.  Read More »

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Google’s Mobile Algorithm Update: What You Need to Know

Google Update

On the 21st April 2015, Google is releasing it’s new mobile search algorithm update Read More »

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Choose Your Platform

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One of the first things you need to think about before starting your new web project is what platform is going to drive your website. Read More »

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