DigiEnable Podcast - July 2019
1. The website went offline… many times last month
16 million website properties went offline last week as Cloudflare is hit by a DDoS attack. Then Google cloud ad iCloud went down too.
Google cloud holds platforms like Discord, Snap and Vimeo alongside Google services such as calendar and gmail due to damaged physical cables.
Cloudflare say they don’t think the outage was due to a DDoS attack after all, but due to errors in their code being updated.
What would you do if the internet went down...Continue Reading
DigiEnable's Liz Speaks at Chorley Council Annual Business Event
Liz was invited to the Chorley Council's Choose Chorley Annual Business Networking event at the new Strawberry Fields Digital Hub, to speak about Digital, Digital Businesses in Lancashire and Chorley and the Future of Digital.
Liz joined a panel of fellow local business owners and academics including Jeremy Coates (Magma), Martin Rothwell from UCLAN and Paul Croft from Ultimaker. We also heard from Chorley Council's Leader Alistair Bradley and Swap Shop and Tomorrows World famed, Maggie Philbin OBE.
When asked about the event, Liz shared...
DigiEnable Women in Tech Win at Inspire Awards
Last month saw the Bolton Whites hotel fill with a huge number of ladies and guests for the 2019 She Inspires Awards 2019. A range of awards up for grabs including Women in Business, Women in Education and Women in Non-Profit, as well as seeing a “He for She” award for guys who are positive allies for Women in the world, and the previously named Women in IT, now Women in Technology award.
Liz received a Highly Commended She Inspires Women in Technology award for her work, not only here at DigiEnable, but for all the international speaking she does, along with spending most of ...Continue Reading
Beta Launch - Boosting Productivity Platform
A place to learn tips, techniques and technologies around the most useful Productivity Processes and Platforms. Somewhere you can learn at your own pace - binge all the content over a weekend, or take each stage step-by-step.
Off the back of our very popular Productivity talks, training and workshops, we've now launched this for all those people who want something as a follow-up from the sessions, or for those who want to learn about how to increase their productivity and better their Work-Life balance via an online means.
You'll find with each productivity course (modul...Continue Reading
How to be found easier online (by new clients who don't know you exist yet)
Unless you have a popular name like “John Smith” or “abc services”, chances are you are already ranking on Google and other search engines for you brand name, that should be quite a simple task if you produce content online, use a few social media platforms, and ideally the crem-de-la-crem have your own website.
So that’s great, but businesses are usually missing out on 71% of online business leads, because when buyers are using a search engine they are typing in “unbranded keyterms” about what products or services you sell, rather than who you are (...Continue Reading
Creative Ways To Explain SEO To The Non-Technical
Search engine optimisation or SEO is a broad and notoriously technical topic. Even people who have been working in the industry for years can still have difficulty understanding some aspects. Assuming that a non-technical individual will comprehend the ins and outs of SEO is like expecting a newborn to speak a language fluently.
It takes time to understand any technical topic. When it comes to SEO, you might need to get creative and dig deep for ideas you can use to explain the concepts. Here are a few ideas that we hope will help you, and others you talk to
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DigiEnable Podcast - May 2019
1. Music Streaming services popularity?
Do you put up with the adverts? Or is music going with way of video streaming?
2. Article 13 : Copyright directive
(11 = link tax, 13 = upload filters) (EU directive, 2 years to impleme...Continue Reading
New Digital Training Programme for C-Suite & Business Leaders
This year we have thought about how we could create a series of training sessions structured for delivery over a number of months, applicable in both 121 and group settings, so we've created a new Digital Training Programme, especially for C-Suite people (CEO, COO, CFO etc.) and Business Leaders and/or Owners.
The series of sessions, while structured, are also versatile and suitable to businesses, organisations and charities. The sessions have been crafted from our most popular workshops which have received extremely positive feedback across n...
DigiEnable Testimonials - Purple Property Shop
After a couple of meetings and a proposal, Purple Property Shop enlisted DigiEnable's SEO services to help get their website found more online.
We pride ourselves in offering a bespoke search engine optimisation service, focused around clients needs and targets, and we are always researching, testing and implementing the latest search engine marketing technologies, tips and tweaks for businesses online, so we can help you get ahead of your competitors.
What DigiEnable delivers for Purple Property Shop
As Sally says in her video testimonial, we work with the ...Continue Reading
Why we donate to Wikipedia
Wikipedia is an online crowd-sourced encycolpedia - for those of you old enough image editing the pages of an Encarta 93 CDROM!
Here at DigiEnable, we use Wikipedia a lot - crowd sourced ideas, facts and figures, backed up by cited sources and pretty much a page on anything you could possibly think to Google... that's why we've donated to the Wikimedia Foundation (the non-profit that runs Wikipedia founded by Jimmy Wales).