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HTML Colours Made Easy!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 25, 2011 at 9:26 AM Comments comments (1)

If you need help choosing a colour for your website background, website text content or anything else like that then check out this super cool HTML (hyper text markup language, the language of websites) colour code chart.


Click the image to go to the chart and choose your own colours...

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Increase Web Credibility

Posted by Box Off My Computer on July 12, 2010 at 4:11 PM Comments comments (1)

If you are a business owner or simply the owner of a website that you hope to make big one day, read through the following tips. We believe this to be good solid advice about getting your website or new business off the ground.


1. Find a Good Name

The company name is usually the first impression the customer gets of your business. If you're going to plaster it all over the internet, be sure the name is easy to remember, spell, and more importantly is releva...

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What is a URL?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on June 5, 2010 at 5:54 AM Comments comments (0)

URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator


It is just another name for website address. At Box Off My Computer our URL is

http://www.boxoffmycomputer.co.uk/


To find the URL of a webpage, take a look at the top of your browser page.


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What is an RSS Feed?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on June 1, 2010 at 3:21 PM Comments comments (0)

RSS (Really Simple Syndication)

 

RSS is a method of distributing content in your website that you'd like others to use. In other words, it's a mechanism to "syndicate" your content easily with no fuss.


Or, you can subscribe to an RSS feed to be distributed all the latest content from your favourite sites.


To read more about RSS on Wikipedia click here.

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Make Money From Your Website

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 7, 2010 at 11:21 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have a website that attracts visitors you may want to consider adding a few relevent adverts to your site and generate an income? For example, if you take a look around this site, you will see that we are affilate marketers for the likes of Microsoft UK,

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Promote Your Site, On The Cheap

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 5, 2010 at 7:51 AM Comments comments (0)

A good way of generating traffic to your site, creating a brand logo and advertising is to promote your website with some promotional gear.


We recommend vistaprint.co.uk for lots of promotional items such as business cards, mugs, pens, stickers, cotton bags, t-shirts and more all at very reasonable prices. Once you have registered with

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Submit Your Site To Directories

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 5, 2010 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have a website that you would like to be found by internet users using search engines then you should submit your site to the favourite search engines as a priority.


Submit your site to Google

Submit your site to Bing

Submit your site to Yahoo!


Submitting your site to the search...

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Ways To Improve Your Site Traffic

Posted by Box Off My Computer on April 5, 2010 at 7:14 AM Comments comments (0)

There are many ways to improve your site traffic. Here are the basics to remember...


Be memorable and up to date

Keeping an active blog is a great way to generate text heavy content that is sure to keep search engines coming back to index your site and thus drive traffic to it. Websites that are not updated on regular basis do not get indexed as often.


Keep it Simple

Remember that visitors should always be abl...

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Get Fed Computer Help With RSS

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 27, 2010 at 4:22 PM Comments comments (0)

RSS (Really Simple Syndication)


RSS is a method of distributing content in your website that you'd like others to use. In other words, it's a mechanism to "syndicate" your content easily with no fuss.


You can also subscribe to an RSS feed to be distributed all...

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Writers & Bloggers Wanted!

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 12, 2010 at 12:03 PM Comments comments (0)

Do you speak and write in clear and understandable English?

Do you have a way with words?

Do you have a few hours a Month to spare?

Do you have basic computer skills?

If so, then we'd love to hear from you.



Box Off My Computer are looking for volunteers to help write 'How To' blogs for this ...

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Search Engine Optimisation In Brief

Posted by Box Off My Computer on February 27, 2010 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Search Engine Optimisation is when you make your website the best it can be, to make it naturally listed high up on search engines search results such as Google and Yahoo. There are many ways of helping this, but it all takes time as its best to test the method that works best for the content of yoursite.

 

To read up more on SEO,

try these links;

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_engine_optimization...

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Free Business Listings

Posted by Box Off My Computer on February 26, 2010 at 10:19 AM Comments comments (0)


Listing your business is a great idea. Baring in mind that the more establihed sites that link to your website, the more findable your website becomes on search engines and even though your website might not have climbed anywhere near the top of a search engines listings yet, sites such as UK Business Directory will definately be up there on the first few pages.


Registering your bus...

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What is a Favicon?

Posted by Box Off My Computer on January 9, 2010 at 5:38 AM Comments comments (0)

What Is A Favicon?

Favicon is short for 'Favourites Icon'.


This is our favicon at Box Off My Computer.


They help a site to look professionally built and they're very easy to add to your site.


We use a free online Favicon Generator www.favicon.co.uk that is also very easy to use.


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Create A Sitemap for Your Website

Posted by Box Off My Computer on January 7, 2010 at 11:22 AM Comments comments (0)


xml-sitemaps.com offers a FREE sitemap service.

This is very useful if you use Google Webmasters to submit your sites to google.

Just click the link above and enter your URL and a few options then create your sitemap.

Then upload your xml sitemap to your webmasters account, Google spiders will then be able to find the content of your site much easi...

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