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Sometimes it’s good to change your business name

Ok it’s time we changed it! Back in 2004 we use to be called Business Systems Online. It was that becausethat’s what we did. We created online business system solutions for our clients. 9 times out of 10 this involved creating a website with a lot of smarts built in..
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SSL – Why You Need it Now!

Back in January we blogged on the changes Google was making to how users interact with your website. Specifically, the role SSL was going to play in how your site ranked and what users will see. Google has been hinting since 2014 that HTTPS would play an important role in..
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Help! My website is DOWN!

There is nothing more worrying or frustrating than when your website goes down. Every website owner will experience that heart-stopping moment when your webpage fails to show. Or, worse, when you see the dreaded Google quarantine message! Often it can be hard to work out what exactly happened and how..
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Google and HTTPS: Why You Should Switch Now

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…we’re also working to make the Internet safer more broadly. A big part of that is making sure that websites people access from Google are secure. — Google, 2014 Security is critical on the web. And, in the words of Google, we want a safer web for everyone. Google themselves make..
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Google’s Pop Up Penalty on Websites Coming in January

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  Pop-ups come in all sorts of shapes and forms. Some contain calls-to-action, directing users to subscribe to email newsletters and the like. Others offer information on discounts or changes to the website. However, in general, it is safe to say that most users dislike pop-ups. And Google has been..
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Google Partners Connect – Making the Most of Micro-Moments

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BSO’s own Google AdWords expert, Adam Blackburn was recently invited to attend the October Google Partners Connect Event, led by PN Digital. Google Partners Events are a great way of bringing local business owners together to learn more about the world of Google products and the ever-changing digital world. Keeping..
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