Polycom Soundstation IP330 Setup

Power up the phone. The IP address will be picked from the DHCP server on your network and will be displayed on the LCD. Open a web browser on your PC and type the SoundStations's IP address in the address field (make sure that your PC and SoundStation are on the same network). This will present you with the configuration web page for the IP330. Click on the SIP link. This will ask for your...
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Why use a web designer (in Swindon) over a DIY web builder

One of questions we’re regularly asked when engaging in new projects is what makes us different from so-called “website builders” – web-based software that allow you to create your own website yourself.  What sets O’Brien Media apart?  Why spend the extra money (we don’t deny that yes, we may well be more expensive).  The O’Brien Media ethos When O’Brien Media takes on a...
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Changing the TFTP server address of a Cisco 7937 Conference Phone

Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is the IP address setting used to reboot a phone when the phone requests a download of its configuration file and firmware. To change the TFTP address on the Cisco model 7937 phones, use the following instructions: Press the Globe Button to the left of the keypad. Press 2 for Settings, and then 2 for Network Configuration. If the padlock in the upper right...
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Shops and shoppers must stick to the follow official government guidelines following reopening from 1st and 15th June

The government has released a list of rules and guidelines that shops and shoppers must follow to keep everyone safe when retail starts to reopen on the 1st and 15th June 2020. One of the most widely-discussed bans has been that on changing rooms. One of these measures include banning shoppers trying on clothes in changing rooms for fear of spreading the virus. According to the official...
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Back to business – What does post-lockdown business look like?

It has been over two months since the government asked us all to stay at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. With restrictions beginning to ease, businesses up and down the country are trying to figure out how to start welcoming customers again while minimising risk to themselves or their patrons. According to the latest government statement, retailers who operate outdoors will now be...
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How to Change the Default Currency in Google Analytics

The currency setting (or “Currency Displayed As” as it is officially known as) is one of the most frequently forgotten settings that gets missed when setting up a new Google Analytics account. This is fine if you are US based, or sell in US Dollars, as the default is set as “$” . If you live in the UK, or elsewhere in the world that doesn’t trade in Dollars, then you’re going to...
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Ideas to help keep your business running during the coronavirus crisis

If you run a salon, shop or any business that requires feet through the door and staff on hand, it can be difficult to know what to do for the best - the government is telling people to avoid people, pubs and the office, but can you afford to shut up shop? The situation is ever-changing, but to some degree the current social distancing and self-isolation measures look set to be in place for the...
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Bing Webmaster Tools to be fully revamped by July

While a lot of attention is paid to Google and their Search Console service for webmasters, Bing still deserves a look in - after all Bing powers Yahoo search results as well as a lot of other smaller search engines so it's 2 for 1 on the big names when it comes to managing your site's ranking on Microsoft's Bing search engine. Microsoft's Bing team announced Tuesday at SMX London that Bing...
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