Why I Never type “amen” or like distressing images on Facebook

Why I Never type “amen” or like distressing images on Facebook

There has been a recent spate of 'Sympathy images' in circulation on Facebook, images depicting all sorts from sick children, to disabled adults asking people to type Amen and Like and share. These posts really annoy me and here is why. Some of  these images say that...

Focus on Content not Keywords

Focus on Content not Keywords

Very often when I get a website to design and create, the business owner will give me a whole list of keywords he/she would like to appear in the search results for. I would often say that is fine but "where is the correlating content to go with the keywords?" Online...

The Blanchardstown Scam that even I fell for

The Blanchardstown Scam that even I fell for

Above is a photo that I along with 7400 other fell for, it is a facebook page set up that actually only has 3000 likes, compared to the official page which has 145,000 likes. It claims to be representing 'Blanchardstown Shopping Center' - Dublin however the official...

What is Digital Business Development?

What is Digital Business Development?

Digital Business Development is a term or title which I have come up with to describe what it is that I do. I l have many different clients and to them I am can be many things I am a Web Designer, I am a Network Engineer, I am a IT Tutor, I am a Social Media Guy, I am...

People who you may know just got creepy

We have all been on Facebook and had a really good and useful friend suggestion for instance 3 or 4 of your friends know somebody the likelihood is that you know them. However have you noticed suggestions recently where you have 1 or maybe no friends in common, that...

Reach out – The power of social media

Reach out – The power of social media

Social Media and Technology makes life so easy in many ways to contact and do business with the right people, I had a conversation with a colleague yesterday about somebody he would love to make contact with, this person who I was talking to is working on a project...

Fake News – Is a VERY worrying online trend about to start

Fake News – Is a VERY worrying online trend about to start

This morning I was scrolling through my Facebook News feed and I saw a link to a crime article shared by a friend so I clicked into read it. The article seemed very genuine at first, but as I read it, it became very apparent to me that this was clearly a fake news...

90% of Irish Business not ready for a cyber attack

90% of Irish Business not ready for a cyber attack

Six out of 10 businesses expect to be the victim of cyber attack in the year ahead, and 90% think the country is not prepared for a potential attack on the State. That's a very worrying statistic reveled in a survey ahead of the Dublin Info Sec 2016 Cyber Security...

Beware of Remote Access Scams

Beware of Remote Access Scams

A remote access scam is when you get a phonecall claiming to have found a virus or malicious software on your computer. What happens You will recieve a phone call from an agent claiming to be from Microsoft, Intel or another large IT Company who will claim to have...

Easily Create Mindmaps Online

Today I started work on a new project on as I often do I took out a piece of paper and started drawing a mind map of the project. After a couple of minutes of drawing I started to wonder if I could create one on-line. A mind map is a graphical way to represent ideas...

How soon will my website be ranking on Google

The most popular question I get asked as a web designer is "How soon will my website be ranking on Google?" I have actually had one client phone me and complain because 2 hours after going live he still wasn't anywhere to be found on Google. The biggest myth or...

Google is recording your voice and here is how to play it back

WOW this has blown me away this morning and its kinda frightening, Google Voice is recording you. I knew that Google records everything you do, your searches, your emails, your places but did you know it is recording your voice and you can play it back? Voice...

How to get Windows 10 Upgrade FREE

On July 31st Microsoft stopped allowing users of windows 7 & Windows 8 to upgrade for FREE to Windows 10, however there seems to a workaround. If you tell Microsoft that you intend to use Windows 10 on Assistive Technologies, you can still get the free upgrade...

I help businesses understand Information Technology

I help businesses understand Information Technology

Ever since I was about 6(30 years ago) I have loved IT, I have a passion for it. I was the guy you ran next door to get to set up the video recorder. I was the kid that the principal used to come looking for to install new software on his computer. I understand...

Twitter verification is now open to you

For years twitter verified users were reserved for VIP's, Celebrities, Super Users, and People who twitter felt deserved it, but now that has all changed, from today anyone can apply to become a "Verified User of Twitter" So what do you need to join the Elite, well...

How long will it take to appear on Google

When it comes to Google Ranking or SEO. This is a question I am asked all of the time and there is no sure answer, I have seen websites appear in 4 hours, 4 days some even take 4 weeks! Very often it is a common misconception that I as an SEO Consultant can flick a...

How to promote your Business using Pokemon Go

Over the last few weeks thousands of Irish mobile device users have been bitten by what seems like a major phenomenon called Pokemon Go, all ages of people from tech savvy 6 year olds to business men are going around the country looking for big animated characters to...

Google SEO in 2016

SEO is important for any business that has a website because unless you are on page 1 or at least 2 of google you are nowhere.  Here is my  countdown of the 10 Factors of SEO you need to be aware of. 10 Authority and trust Google rewards brands based on their...

Can you influence Facebook Privacy Terms and Conditions

People think by sharing their opinion on proposed changes to terms and conditions of Facebook privacy that they can somehow influence what Facebook is going to do, by posting updates like this It's official Signed at 10:33. It's even passed on TV. Facebook will start...

Euro 2016 Giveaway Competition

  Do you know someone who could use a helping hand with their IT?  If Ireland beat France on Sunday I am going to giveaway a IT Business Review to one lucky entrant.   Business IT Review includes Choose 2 of Review of your Business Website Review of your...

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