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05-06-2018

Top 6 reasons why your business website needs search engine optimisation

Search Engine Optimisation, more commonly known as SEO is a critical part of digital marketing tactics. Right from the smallest companies to the MNCs, all companies depend majorly on SEO for online marketing and sales.

30-05-2018

How to convert Mac pages document to Microsoft Word document

In this video tutorial I will show you how to convert Mac Pages document to Microsoft Word document. Sometimes a client will send you a format document which you can simply not open, in most cases this is a compatibility issues between Windows and Apple Mac software.

21-05-2018

Libre Office 6 - How to create a pie chart

In this video tutorial I will show you how to create a pie chart using Libre Office 6 Calc. Pie charts can be useful when you want to convey information in a visual format.  Libre Office 6 Calc is similar to Microsoft Office Excel.

16-05-2018

Top tips for SEO keyword phrase research

It is never fun when you are trying to remember that one thing you was supposed to search. It can give you a headache. That is why everyone needs to understand the use of ‘keyword’ searches. All it involves is a bunch of keywords chained together.

12-05-2018

How to install Blender 3D on Windows 10

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install Blender 3D Windows 10. Blender 3D is an anazing application which can be used for both personal and commercial projects. Best of all Blender is multi-platform and FREE!

09-05-2018

How to add a custom desktop background on Windows 10

In this video tutorial i will show you how to add a custom desktop background on Windows 10. Why not make your Windows 10 desktop unique by adding a custom desktop backgournd or background slide show?

04-05-2018

Libre Office 6 Calc - How to create a bar graph

In this video tutorial I will show you how to How to create a bar graph using Libre Office 6 calc. Calc is a free software application which is very similar to Microsoft Excel or Open Office Calc.

28-04-2018

How to install XAMPP on Windows 10

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install XAMPP on Windows 10. XAMPP is a free and open source cross-platform web server solution. XAMPP consits of Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages. If you are starting to learn PHP / MySQL development then XAMPP is a perfect local based development enviornment. Best off all it is FREE!

22-04-2018

How to use Windows 10 Snipping Tool

In this video tutorial I will show you how to use the Windows 10 snipping tool. The snipping tool is super useful if you simply want to screen capture your computer screen, a specific part of an image, document or web page. You can then make comments or highlight parts of the image for reference. You can quickly send the imageusing popular email applications with a few simple mouse clicks.

18-04-2018

Windows 10 Tip & Tricks Tutorial - Part 1

In this video tutorial I will show you some useful Windows 10 Tip & Tricks Tutorial. These tip will help you work for effeciently when using Window 10 in desktop mode. Speed up your workflow by simply watching the video above!

11-04-2018

Top 5 FREE amazing stock image websites – Part 1

Wouldn’t it be great if you could download images and use them for both personal and commercial work? Well why not check out my video above where I show you my top 5 free stock image website which offer a wide range of free images. Simply download them and use them on your latest projects.

03-04-2018

How to install DarkTable on to Windows 10

Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and raw developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

28-03-2018

How to screen capture a website using Google Chrome

In this video tutorial I will show you how to screen capture a website using Google Chrome. If you are working on a project and need a simple full length screen capture of a website then save yourself some time and use this simple Google Chrome plugin to get the job done super quick!

22-03-2018

Tiny URL - URL Shortener Tutorial

In this video tutorial I will show you how to create Shortened URLs using tinyurl.com. If you want to share URLs using popular social media websites or even WhatsApp then shortened URLs are ideal.

18-03-2018

How to install Libre Office 6 on Windows 10

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install Libre Office 6 on Window 10. Libre Office is a powerful set of applications which can be used to create Written Documents (Writer), Presentations (Impress) and Spreadsheets (Calc).

11-03-2018

How to batch process video files using Magix Movie Edit Pro 2018

In this video tutorial I will show you how to batch process videos using Magix Movie Edit Pro. Batch processing can save you time, especially if you are uploading lots of video content to social media channels such as Facebook or YouTube. 

01-03-2018

GIMP 2.8 - Layers Introduction Tutorial

In this video tutorial I will give you quick introduction to layers tool in GIMP. Layers tool allows you to stack images and edit each layer separately. This is a common process used when creating digital artwork or photo manipulation. 

27-02-2018

The best tips ever to learn from highly successful entrepreneurs!

Many Fortune 500 companies, including Google and Apple, have onside exercise facilities because they help employees become sharper and more competitive. Exercise also helps curb the bad habits like the lack of discipline or procrastination.

16-02-2018

How to change colours in an image using Gimp Colour Rotate Tool

In this video tutorial I will show you how to quickly isolate and change specific colours in an image using the GIMP Colour Rotate Tool.

08-02-2018

Top tips for creating a professional high converting website landing page

Landing pages are exactly what the words mean - the place that users land on when they are coaxed into visiting your website. Needless to say, they’ve got to be impressive enough to....

02-02-2018

Gimp 2.8 Tutorial - Change colour of an object

In this video tutorial I will show you how to quickly change the colour of an object in an image using GIMP image editing software. I will show you 2 different methods which can be used to change colour of an object. In this tutorial I will show you how to change the colour of a car. We will use a masking technique in the first example and then use the colour rotate tool in the second example colour change.

29-01-2018

How to make a screen shot of a YouTube video

In this video tutorial I will show you how to quickly make a screen shot of a YouTube video which you can then use as a thumbnail for your YouTube video or use when posting content on social media. We will use an online tool to complete this task so you do not need to download any software.

24-01-2018

12 SEO trends that you really need to know!

SEO is constantly changing when it comes to the search browsers of the internet. For your own sake and your company, you need to make sure you keep up to date with the new trends. Here you will find 12 SEO trends that will help you stay on top of your game and keep producing you will new results.

20-01-2018

How to improve ecommerce conversions using product page optimisation

SEO is all about increasing traffic to websites, being ranked higher by search engines and also about making search engine results more relevant to user’s search queries. There is so much of information about SEO that’s doing rounds just now that sometimes it becomes difficult to sift the chaff from the grain. Optimizing pages for SEO is the bane of every website owner- so let’s take a look at how we can do that without being overwhelmed.

16-01-2018

How to create a Twitter account for your business - Part 3

In the final part of the video tutorial series I will show you how to update your profile with your business website link, company bio and much more!

14-01-2018

How to create a Twitter account for your business - Part 2

In this video tutorial will show you how to add a custom profile image and create a custom background header image for your Twitter business profile.

11-01-2018

How to create a Twitter account for your business - Part 1

In this video tutorial will show you how to start setting up a Twitter account for your business.

08-01-2018

Super tips you need to know for local SEO

If your a new local business it can seem a daunting step in the SEO direction. This can out a lot of people off, but stick at it and see the hard work paying off later down the line. Aim your main focus on ranking high on Google’s ranking charts.

04-01-2018

Top tips for developing a cutting edge media strategy

If you are reading this you are either: researching opening a business, about to launch your website or still in the beta period. The only certainty is that you are looking for advice in creating a successful media strategy, no matter the level of your career, this is something we can help you with.

02-01-2018

Top reasons why your business needs a responsive website design solution

The technological advancement has brought with it the popularity of certain devices, that couldn’t have been imagined as a channel for web browsing and purchasing, a decade back. But, today if you don’t own this device known as the smartphone, then probably half of your daily life gets affected.

29-12-2017

How to add a custom thumbnail to your YouTube videos

In this video tutorial will show you how to add a custom thumbnail to your YouTube videos.

23-12-2017

Convert uppercase text to lowercase text using Microsoft Word

In this video tutorial will show you how to quickly convert uppercase text to lowercase text using Microsoft Word.

18-12-2017

Top tips for building a social squeeze page

The ultimate aim of any business is to convert window shoppers to actual customers. The same holds true for any website. People come to the site and...

14-12-2017

8 key elements to get your website ranking on 1st page of Google

With the wild web changing frequently it is important that all businesses adapt, that is if they want to stay at the top of their game and maintain their ranking position. Sometimes doing this is easier said than done. Here are 8 ranking tips that will help you out.

08-12-2017

Super tips for creating a successful business website

Internet has opened a customer base that was unimaginable before. Everyone wants a slice of this pie and for that the first step is building your own business website.

04-12-2017

Top tip to make sure your social media strategy is working

The title of this article might sound a little intimidating more than it actually is, especially if this is your first time working with marketing techniques and social media. Before starting on our own strategies, the phrase sounded like the virtual version of stress and hard times ahead.

29-11-2017

7 super tips for generating organic traffic from Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular and widely-used social media platforms on the internet. Having a good quality Instagram account with a healthy number of followers will give any business a huge advantage, and allow it to reach a very large audience. There are some steps you should take to ensure that your profile is always at its best and will attract the right followers.

27-11-2017

How to create a custom Twitter header image tutorial

In this video tutorial will show you how to create a custom Twitter header image for your Twitter profile.

25-11-2017

How online form processing can streamline your business and save you time

The business runs on information, and this information is huge and difficult to manage. The proper dissemination of data at correct places requires doing repetitive tasks...

24-11-2017

Top 5 types of social media content you should be sharing!

Social media is a fantastic way to get word out there about your business and to share related content and ideas. You’re not going to get the attention you want by...

23-11-2017

How to switch PHP5 to PHP7 using WHM tutorial

In this video tutorial will show you how to switch PHP5 to PHP7 using WHM.

21-11-2017

Top 10 web design trends you need to know for 2017

The year 2017 has been a stimulating year for web design. As the year moves on you will be able to find out what trends will become more vital.

20-11-2017

Which social media platforms are right for your business?

There are a lot of social media platforms out there, from classics like twitter to relatively new websites...

19-11-2017

Part 8 - Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Beginners Tutorial | Exporting video

In this video tutorial I will show you how to export your video project in to MP4 file format.

18-11-2017

What is machine learning and the impact on business SEO

The future of SEO is always changing, and there’s a reason for that. Algorithms are changing to the point where you can get some amazing results and features that work...

17-11-2017

6 steps for creating a successful business web design solution

Having a stable process for designing will help convey the purpose of having the website and eventually will enable it to realise the goal...

16-11-2017

How do 16 of the most successful entrepreneurs start their day?

You will be hard-pressed to find someone that actually enjoys waking up before seven o’ clock in the morning. We all do it because we have to, and not for the sheer joy of being...

16-11-2017

Part 7 - Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Beginners Tutorial | Adding title ticker

In this video tutorial I will show you how to add a title ticker to your video project.

15-11-2017

26 key steps to build a powerful personal brand

Building a personal brand is no longer the exclusive domain of celebrities and sports stars alone.  An established personal brand for all professionals is vital...

15-11-2017

How to create an opinion poll on Twitter

In this video tutorial I will show you how to create an opinion poll on your Twitter business profile page.

14-11-2017

10 essential key steps to starting your own small business

So you want to start your own business? It can seem like a big decision to make, planning can take valuable time and sometimes you will have days where you begin to question why you...

13-11-2017

Top tips for Google AMP - Accelerated Mobile Pages

Studying Google AMP and knowing what it delivers can be very important for your business. But the idea here is that most of the time it can be very demanding and challenging to...

13-11-2017

Top SEO trends you need to know for 2017

Let’s face it; we all want to have a site that ranks high in Google. What we want to do here is to figure out a way to identify the right trends and hop on them to get the very best experience...

12-11-2017

Part 6 - Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Beginners Tutorial | Adding audio

In this video tutorial I will show you how to add audio to your video project using Movie Edit Pro.

11-11-2017

8 Microsoft Word hacks to speed up your workflow

Microsoft word has been around for 30 years now. Being used by over a Billion people, it is one of the world's most used applications. This doesn't stop people still wondering...

10-11-2017

How to upload videos to your Facebook business page

In this video tutorial I will show you how to upload videos to your Facebook business page.

09-11-2017

Part 5 - Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Beginners Tutorial | Adding transitions

In this video tutorial I will show you how to add transitions between the elements in your video project.

08-11-2017

How to export MP3 file using Audacity audio editor on Windows 10

In this video tutorial I will show you how to export music tracks in MP3 format using Audacity audio editor.

07-11-2017

How to edit music track using Audacity audio editor on Windows 10

In this video tutorial I will show you how to edit music tracks using Audacity audio editor.

06-11-2017

How to install Audacity audio editor on Windows 10

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install audacity audio editor on Windows 10.

05-11-2017

Ultimate guide to graphic image file formats

Having entered the hallowed portals of today’s digital world, you have to be able to speak its language if you want to survive and flourish. No matter what your...

04-11-2017

Part 4 - Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Beginners Tutorial | Cutting (editing) video content

In this video tutorial I will show you how to edit video content.

03-11-2017

7 great tips for improving landing page conversion

Creating a good landing page is an essential move and one that will help you grow your business fast and easy. The thing to keep in mind about creating...

02-11-2017

Part 3 - Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Beginners Tutorial | Adding content to time line

In this video tutorial I will show you how add content to the timeline.

01-11-2017

Top 10 tips for creating a mobile friendly website design solution for your business

Our life today is a busy and exhausting one. We have no time even for our loved ones. Thus, it has become extremely important for us to have everything available at just a click.

31-10-2017

Part 2 - Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Beginners Tutorial | Browse content

In this video tutorial I will show you how to browse content which you want to add to your video project.

30-10-2017

The best web design trends 2017

Just like every other trend, the web design trends are fast evolving. What makes your website click is the layout, user interface and how greatly designed your....

29-10-2017

Part 1- Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus Beginners Tutorial | Selecting correct film settings

In this video tutorial I will show you how select the correct film settings for Magix Movie Edit Pro.

28-10-2017

Super tips for improving your website SEO link building

Link building is pretty hard to do because there are a lot of factors that you have to take into consideration. But if you do this adequately, you can reach some....

27-10-2017

Top tips for mobile ranking on popular search engines

Mobile ranking is crucial for any company, since most of the customers can come from mobile phones. This is why you need to...

26-10-2017

Best strategies for Google SEO rankings and business promotions

The many changes in the guidelines and ranking factors of Google only underline the fact that this search engine has become much more sophisticated and advanced...

25-10-2017

Tips for designing a super cool business website

The website is the first form of communication used by an online business. It becomes vital for an organisation to build the site diligently, to create a positive first impression...

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