Use @mentions to get someone’s attention in Outlook 2016

If you'd like to get someone's attention in an email message or a meeting invite, you can type the @ symbol, followed by their name in the body of the email message or a meeting invite. If you do, not only will their name be highlighted in the message body or invite details, but Outlook will automatically add them to the To line of the email or meeting invite, and they'll see the @ symbol next to...
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Important announcement about your online security

As you may now be aware, an increasing number of websites and online services have recently revealed breaches in their cyber security. In many cases, a user’s email address, username, and password are obtained from one website, and then used to access other websites and services. This is because people tend to use the same username and password for multiple online accounts. To be clear, we...
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Links are coming to Instagram, but only for verified users

Recently, Instagram announced that links are going to start appearing in Instagram Stories. Here’s what's known so far: Instagram is ending the linkless existence of verified users first. Verified users will be able to add links in Instagram’s Snapchat-like “Stories” feature. Style and form will be limited though. Major brands, celebrities, and Influencers get links first. You have to use...
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Branded wall planners

Get your business with Branded wall planners

The smart use of branded 2017 wall planners will keep you at the forefront with your clients and promote your brand to everyone in their office for a whole year. With prices starting from £33.60 for 10 and discounts for larger quantities they are one of the most cost effective business promotional items and make great giveaways at events and to send out to customers as a "thank you" gift this...
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Website Design and Development Service Contract

Information Where a signed website design and development contract exists between O’Brien Media Limited and the customer the signed and dated contract takes precedent unless otherwise agreed in writing. Summary We’ll always do our best to fulfil your needs and meet your expectations, but it’s important to have things written down so that we both know what’s what, who should do what and...
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Mobile is the new black: Google piles on the pressure for mobile-friendly websites

Friday (4th November 2016)  saw a blog post from Google outlining a search algorithm change that will be the final nail in the coffin of non-responsive and non-mobile friendly websites. Google have previously only used the mobile-friendliness of a website to determine which sites are shown to mobile users. If your site isn’t mobile friendly but a competitor is there’s a good chance that...
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Microsoft’s mobile push notifications

Mobile Push Notifications for OneDrive for Business and SharePoint are now features of Microsoft's Office 365 solution. The new functionality is being rolled our to all customers and Microsoft expect to have this rollout completed by December 31, 2016. This new feature will allow Office 365 users to receive mobile push notifications when other people share files and folders with them from...
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What are effects of not updating your site?

Previously, we've covered why it's essential to keep your WordPress website, plugins and themes up to date and the same rules apply to sites running any content management system (Drupal, Zencart, Joomla!, etc) but what if you don't? What, aside from the security implications, are there for your website? First of all, you're going to have to update your website software at some point, let...
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Keep your plugins and themes up to date

A question we get frequently from clients (and prospective clients) is “Do I need to install updates for WordPress, plugins, and my theme?” The answer is an unwavering  “Yes!“, and it’s because updates do the following: Increase the security of your website Fix bugs that could cause unintended behaviour of your website Add features and functionality to your site Web...
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3 reasons why your business should have a client portal

Client portals can give companies a significant competitive edge by saving money through reduced overheads and streamlined business processes. Client portals also allow for a greater two-way flow of information for businesses looking to create stronger relationships with their clients, customers or partners. In this article, we'll cover the top three reasons why your business needs to...
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