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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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So…What is a Website Anyway?

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Now, don’t start giggling! For many people, the nature of just what a website is, is shrouded in mystery. And we don’t mean just your technologically-confused grandparents. Millions of people use the internet every day without really understanding what a website is or how it’s made. Like many things in life,..
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What is eCommerce and How to Run a Successful Online Store

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What is eCommerce? eCommerce is an old term, dating back to the 80’s. Nearly 30 years on and people are confused as to what the term actually means. eCommerce essentially means the process of buying and selling products and services online. eCommerce is more commonly referred to as “online stores” or..
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