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Welcome to Michael McGettrick
The team / Nov 11, 2015
Jarrett & Lam are pleased to welcome Michael McGettrick to our growing team of software developers.Michael has a broad skillset including HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, j...
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BitTorrent Sync: The free and unlimited alternative to Dropbox
IT services / Dec 06, 2013
File synchronisation services like Dropbox have become essential for many businesses. The ability to synchronise data across multiple machines, work on files collaboratively a...
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Search engines indexing more than you wanted?
Website design / May 13, 2013
Last week, Wired ran a story on a publication released by the NSA about internet research techniques. The document was released after a freedom of information request and cove...
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The Problems With Web Based Software
IT services / Dec 18, 2012
Web based software can offer business a number of advantages over traditional PC based programs but, like many technological advancements, there is another edge to that sword....
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Writing Website Content
Website design / Nov 09, 2012
Content is a vital part of any website and is often the area that can be improved the most. Here are our top tips for creating or improving your website content.Be Concise...
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Google Toolbar PageRank
Website design / Oct 10, 2012
Toolbar pagerank (aka TBPR) refers to the pagerank bar that is included in the Google toolbar. It indicates the value Google attributes to the web page currently being viewed....
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Type of links
Website design / Oct 09, 2012
The whole basis of the World Wide Web was the ability to navigate from one document to another via hypertext links so users could navigate from one thing to another. Since the...
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Using Google Street View to take people inside your business
Website design / Aug 15, 2012
Google recently started to expand its Street View service to start enabling businesses to take their website visitors inside buildings. This started off with famous landmarks ...
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Do you need a mobile website?
Website design / Jul 29, 2012
 With the growing number of people using mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets to browse the internet having a website that can cater for those visitors is ...
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Google to retire the iGoogle homepage
IT services / Jul 03, 2012
 Google recently announced that as part of their spring cleaning they will be retiring iGoogle. The service will no longer be available as of the 1st November 201...
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Government Digital Services give their take on EU Cookie Law
Website design / Mar 20, 2012
The Government Digital Services team recently hosted a meeting of government website managers, developers, policy advisers and communications experts to discuss a range of iss...
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Setting up an Email Account in Outlook
IT services / Feb 29, 2012
In this post we are going to go through how to set up an email account in Outlook. In this instance we are using Outlook 2007 but other versions follow a very similar process....
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Setting up an Email Account on an iPhone
IT services / Feb 29, 2012
Having email on the go can be vital for many business. This guide will take you through step by step how to set up an email account on an iPhone. Your email account settings c...
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How to speed up Outlook
IT services / Feb 17, 2012
For many businesses Microsoft Outlook plays a key role in communication. The more emails you get the slower Outlook can become and the risk of data becoming corrupted can incr...
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Introduction to website analytics
Website design / Feb 01, 2012
Tracking how visitors find and use your website can play a very important role in the effective running of your website. The information most analytics programs provide can te...
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Bounce Rate explained.
Website design / Nov 23, 2011
Bounce rate is something that you will probably come across when looking at analytical data for a website. It basically shows the amount of traffic that left your website afte...
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Contact Form Spam
Website design / Nov 17, 2011
Contact forms are a fantastic way to allow visitors to your website get in touch directly from your site. People can fill the form in with their query which your website then ...
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Guide to DNS
Website design / Oct 31, 2011
Anyone who owns a domain name will have heard of the terms DNS. It may not come up very often but when it does having an understanding of what DNS is and how it works can be a...
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