Yearly Archive: 2017

Caching and website content

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Some of the most common questions the team at Circle Media Geelong get from our clients about their website ultimately are a result of caching. These questions can include: ‘I’ve added a new image, why can’t I see it on the site?’ ‘Why is the information I updated on my webpage not showing on the web?’ When you visit a website, caching stores the information from that site within the browser. The information is kept within a cache so the next time you return to the same web page the majority of the information is ready to load. In other... Read more

Advertising advice from Circle Media

When asked about advertising, specifically, where a business should advertise, there really isn’t just one answer. The best answer to ‘where should I advertise?’ comes in a response specific to your business. This answer will be dependent on your target market, your budget, the product you are advertising and the period of time you want to advertise for. Additionally it will depend on what you aim to get out of your advertising – is it to build audience, sell a product, create awareness or something else. In many cases there are a large number of additional factors that interconnect to... Read more

Responsive website design and Google ranking

Google is arguably the most commonly used search engine platform on the internet. What this means is that it is important for your website to be found on Google in order to bring your business the traffic you’re after. Many factors contribute to how a website will rank on Google. This includes, but is not limited to, the amount of traffic the website gets, the amount of time spent on the site, the number of pages visited, site content being updated regularly, search engine optimisation (aka SEO), and whether it is a mobile responsive website. View our previous blog outlining... Read more

Setup and manage multiple Instagram accounts

Multiple Instagram accounts
Today we’re showing you how to setup multiple accounts with Instagram, so you can quickly switch between accounts without having to manually log out and back in each time. This can be quite a useful tool, especially when you’re managing a personal account and also a business account on Instagram. It is highly recommended to always keep personal and business accounts seperate. If you’re managing more than two user accounts on Instagram – that’s ok too. You are now able to manage up to 5 accounts. This allows you to quickly and easily switch between your accounts without having to... Read more

Website vs. social media

website vs social media
It’s the age-old question brought in to the modern era: website vs social media, which is the best option? Many people ask us whether they need a website when they have social media, or what social media can bring to their business when they have a website? When it comes down to it, everything about your website is the property of your business. As a business you are able to control the imagery, content, layout and information provided. A website gives your business credibility and showcases your services in a professional manner. Similarly, there are many advantages to running social... Read more

Circle Media’s tips for online shopping and online reviews

online shopping and online reviews
In todays digital age online shopping has become the norm. However, sometimes it is hard to know if you’re purchasing from a legitimate seller. Online reviews at times can complicate the matter even further – one person gives the item or seller a 5 star review while the next person reviews with only one star. Andy offers some hints for sifting through online reviews and offers a secret tip for getting the most out of your online shopping experience; potentially saving you a few dollars in the process. If you prefer to read Andy’s tips and tricks for online shopping... Read more