Tech & Help Articles

Below are some helpful posts on tech and web topics

MYIT - Why Do I Need A Website Designer?

Every good business owner knows the value of a good web presence. All current and future clients will find what they need there and frequently go there instead of calling into a bricks and mortar shop....

MYIT - How do I Use Google Plus to Generate Sales Leads?

The first step to successful online lead generation is growing your business/social network database. The second step is to attract as much traffic as possible from your social channels to your website landing pages and converting these visitors into engaged contacts and clients. ...

MYIT - Why Have a Mobile Website?

The eyes of the average computer users are definitely drifting from desktop screens and toward their hand held devices. According to recent studies 64% are looking for product and contact information online, 74% require easily accessible store operating hours and directions while .......

MYIT - How To Convert A Website Into A Mobile Website

Smartphones and tablets are taking over from PCs and the vast majority of these users are using these cellular devices for accessing the internet. So you can well understand that a website designed only for the desktop will not suffice in capturing the attention of the entire target audience. ...

MYIT - The Importance Of SEO for your Website

Everyone these days is going gaga over the importance of SEO for their website. You hear people saying that SEO can completely transform your website, but how exactly is that possible?...

MYIT - How Can Good SEO Help Your Business?

The success of a business is greatly determined by the effort put into it's product promotion. To make more sales, people have to know about your products and services. The downside is, however, that advertising is not easy and it's not cheap....

MYIT - How SEO Can Help Your New Customers Find You

It has become really important for website owners to devise effective means of directing lots of new customers to their website. Having a website is only part of the online puzzle since most of the work lies in marketing the website. It will be meaningless to have captivating site but have zero visitors on the site....

MYIT - Good Website In-Links Will Help Your Business Grow

All businesses are somehow dependent on their website. The success of the website depends on the quality of the content which is featured in the website. In addition to that, one of the ways for a website to have top ratings in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is by the way of having quality in-links i.e quality links from external websites to your website. ...

MYIT - How to Find Your Business's Top Ten Most Important Search Terms

After creating a decent website for your business the first thing you want to know is the way it is performing online. When there are billions of websites on the internet and millions added every day, taking the necessary steps to promote your web pages on the search engines in order to get more web traffic and grow your business is a matter of huge importance. ...

MYIT - How To Find Your Best Industry Keywords

The keywords that drive traffic to your websites can be identified by you with a little work - and note that long tail search terms (search terms with 3/4 or more words) are also quote valuable because they are associated with more specialised requirements and more qualified traffic. To help you choose the right keywords and phrases and be able to target them, here's how to identify them:...

MYIT - For Good SEO, Where Should My Blog Be Installed?

You're building a website or updating an existing site and now it's time to think about adding in your blog. How should I do it so that I get the most SEO benefit?...

MYIT - What Happens If I Copy Some Text From Another Website?

For SEO, this is not good for your website. Google will have an excellent record of who originally prepared that text for their own website and they will then do quick analysis on the new text on your site and see that you copied it....

MYIT - Important SEO Tips For Website Clients

Nowadays, good seo is 50 small things and they all matter, and not just title, meta, desc, keyword, h1 tags ..... An image with text written on it with photoshop is not text that google can read ...

MYIT - What Is Website SEO?

So you’ve finally got your brand new website up and running and it’s looking great, time to relax right? Sadly not, for your business to be a success having a good website is just the first step....

MYIT - What Makes a Great Web Design Company?

The ever growing web has increased it's demands on web design companies significantly, and consequently a multitude of new web design firms are starting up, each promising to deliver great web services to you. ...

MYIT - Website Domain Name Search

So, you're looking for a new website name (domain search) and you need a few pointers. Once you have a name, or ideally a few website name possibilities, you can go to any of the website name registrars and they'll register the name for you. ...

MYIT - Check My Website

If you are having website issues and/or would like to know when your website is offline, then the following code will help you out in monitoring your web server uptime ... and it won't cost you anything. You will run this php script using 'crontab' every 10 minutes (or less if you like) and you'll get an email if your site is offline....

MYIT - EU Cookie Directive

The European Cookie Consent Directive aka EU Cookie Directive has been around for a while and now lots of websites are retro fitting their site with the required code to display a notice to all website users that their site uses cookies. The law came into effect in Ireland on 1st July 2011....

MYIT - My Own Website

If you are entering the world of online business or you just want your offline business to have an online presence then there are a few things that you should know which will make the whole process a lot less daunting for you....

MYIT - Modx 1.0.7 - php5.3 - magic_quotes_gpc - date.timezone

MOdx: upgrading a website to php5.3+ . I was on the modx forum and google but still couldn't get both of these errors to calm down. All these issues came to the fore recently when a modx evolution 1.0.7 website's php version was upgraded to 5.3.20 and the following errors appeared. ...