The internet is now a fact of life. Understanding how to use the internet safely, and how to get the most out of it if you are in business, are essetial skills you should master. This series of articles will look at how you can put the internet to work for you.
- Cloud Computing - Seeing through the mist.
Cloud computing is the hot term in IT at present. The concept has been around for many years with web and email hosting and web services like Facebook being subsets of the Cloud concept.
- Social Media and Privacy
Social media offers the potential to be one great big sleazy interactive tabloid, or a real time intelligent social broadsheet with news, views and intelligent discussion. The choice is yours.
- A Picture is worth a Thousand Words
Adding photos to a web site can be easy with a CMS, but with a little power comes a lot of responsibility to ensure your images don't spoil a carefully designed site.
- Why Good Web Design Costs Money
In a day and age when free (or paid) content management systems complete with vast collections of themes are everywhere, why would anyone want to pay for web design?
- Copyrights and Responsibilities
While the internet is a vast source of resources, you need to do your research when it comes to copyright.
- Why you should upgrade to Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 8 is the latest web browser from Microsoft. Microsoft have finally done the right thing, and released a (mostly) standards compliant web browser.
- Why Web Standards Matter
A look at why web standards are important, and what to do to ensure your web site is standards compliant.
- Choosing a web hosting provider
Your web site will become your public face to the world 24/7. You may choose to design your web site yourself, or you may pay a web developer to build it for you, but at the end of the day, you will need to have it hosted somewhere.
- An introduction to E-commerce
You've probably heard the term e-commerce thrown around a lot, but there are various ways of interpreting the term. In this article, I'll give an overview of some of the different aspects of e-commerce.
- Planning a Web Site
People often have great expectations about what the web will do for them, and yet they have very little idea of how the web works. This lack of understanding and failure to plan can lead to false expectations in terms of cost and results.
- Introduction to Google Adwords
Google Adwords is a cost effective way of advertising your web site. This article gives an overview of how the system works, and how to get the most out of it.
- Email Etiquette
Email is something that is so ubiquitous that it is easy to take for granted. This article provides a checklist of things to consider when you use email, to avoid problems.