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Warnings from Google

The Google Chrome 68 release this July will mark all HTTP sites as “Not secure”. Avoid these browser warnings before it’s too late. 

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Why Online Business Reviews Matter

Online reviews bridge the gap between simple word-of-mouth and a viral form of feedback that can move virtual mountains for a business.

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Better Business Email

Reap the benefits of on-the-go email with Office 365. See how this platform makes user and administrator experiences as easy and simple as possible.

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Steph’s Email Marketing Tips

Steph gives us her top tips for creating killer email marketing campaigns to ensure your audience stays actively engaged in your email newsletters.

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Website SSL Certification, the what and why

Google and other tech titans are pushing for SSL to be the default connection protocol used by websites. Google already ranks sites higher when they use HTTPS over those sites that do not use HTTPS.

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Understanding the ‘Gram

Instagram – It’s not just a pretty picture platform for the tweens to publish their selfies. It’s a highly-targeted, visual advertising channel for your brand.
Check out our top 5 tips on getting the most out of Instagram for your business.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Staff Happy and Motivated in 2016

It’s likely that if you have an online presence, you are conducting digital marketing of some kind. But if that marketing is occurring on an ad hoc basis, you will be missing out on engagement that could result in an increased turnover.

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NZ Digital’s 5 Simple Ways to Make More Christmas Sales

With Christmas fast approaching this can be the biggest revenue generating period for both physical and online stores. If you haven’t thought about how you’re going to capitalise on the festive season to make more sales then read on, this blog is for you.

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NZ Digital Wins Westpac Chamber of Commerce Business Award

NZ Digital, which is a fast growing website and digital consultancy firm, was last Friday night named a winner at the 2015 Westpac Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Awards dinner, held in Napier.

Posted 24 November 2015 by Adam Harris

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229 hours – The Internship of Rhys Rigione-Pisone

Where do you see yourself in five years? Find out what it was like for Rhys to intern with us at NZ Digital.

Posted 18 December 2017 by Rhys Rigione-Pisone

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2015 Westpac Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Awards – Finalist

We are excited to announce that NZ Digital has again been shortlisted as a Westpac Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Awards finalist in 2015…

Posted 13 November 2015 by Adam Harris

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The 3 Best “Back to the Future II” Websites of 2015

The Back to the Future movies were among my favorites as a kid. The mere thought of traveling through time and seeing the future sent the mind boggling.

Back to the Future Part II was released by Universal Pictures on November 22, 1989. The film grossed over $331 million worldwide, making it the third-highest-grossing film of 1989.

Posted 15 October 2015 by Adam Harris

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It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month

Recognising the importance of cyber security, a joint effort by government and business leaders from across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand have designated October as Cyber Security Awareness Month.

The absence of website security can come down to lack of awareness by the website owners.

Posted 5 October 2015 by Dan Clements

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Google Apps Voted the Most Popular CRM Integration

Google Apps has been voted the most popular CRM integration for small businesses in a recent GetApp study.

CRM applications are among the most popular tools that small to medium-sized businesses can use to improve their commercial activity and provide better service. In this piece of research GetApp set out…

Posted 9 September 2015 by Adam

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Being More Productive At Work

As a business owner you’re always looking at productivity, how to measure it, how to improve it and how to get the most from each hour of work. If you have employees, their productivity is what drives your business and the more productive they are, typically, the better your…

Posted 7 August 2015 by Sam

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Discover how users interact with your website

It’s an interesting thought, and one that needs to be front of mind when approaching a website design or redesign.

As website designers and developers, we get to be creative every day, to design and build websites that will be used by people from all over. We often design to…

Posted 7 August 2015 by Sam

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Web Hosting. Only pay for what you need

At NZ Digital, we run a state of the art VPS Server that works around the clock to keep your website live, and email inbox full.

We could go on about its full list of nerdy features like its CPU and RAM capacity, but what really matters is its heightened…

Posted 30 June 2015 by Adam

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Living Local, Working Global

We were recently interviewed for the popular Profit Magazine. Check out the article below for the latest.

The bright lights of Auckland, Sydney or London can be a real draw card for young business people. But how does Hawke’s Bay stack up as a viable alternative?

Posted 10 May 2015 by Sam

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Google to penalise non mobile websites

Yes it’s true, Google announced that it plans to start decreasing the rank of non mobile friendly websites starting 21 April 2015.

“Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have…

Posted 18 April 2015 by Adam

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