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Surf Collectables comes together at Von Weirdos

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  Developing a site for surf and beach culture collectors Von Weirdos, required Trent Moffatt Designs to think outside the square.   So firstly who are Von Weirdos (aside from the cool and funky name)? Von Weirdos are the preferred and reliable choice for surf and beach culture collectors. Von Weirdos "The Surf Traders'' ...

Why you should make your site responsive.

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Earlier in 2015 : Google released a new mobile-friendly ranking algorithm that was designed to boost mobile-friendly pages in mobile search results.  There are two ways to have a "mobile friendly" site Option A: Build a completely seperate site  Option B (Recommended): Make your current site "responsive" (e.g adapt to mobile devices). (Better ...

Taking Online Credit Card Payments

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Taking online credit card payments via your website is a great way to allow your customers and clients to make payment. But exactly what is the process to implement it? Firstly you need to get a merchant account through a bank.  Note you should use one of the majors (some of ...

2013 Christmas Closing Dates

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Can you believe that the big man in the red suit is almost here?  The TMD Online team is taking a well-deserved break over the Chrissy holidays.  During this time we will be recharging the batteries, drinking the odd brewski and hoping that something special gets dropped into our Christmas ...

Christmas 2014 Closing Dates

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The year has absolutely just flown past! And as always we would like to take this opportunity to thank all our valued clients and suppliers for their business and support in 2014 and look forward to working with you all in 2015. We will be taking a break over the Christmas ...

Tom Goudkamp

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We are proud to announce the launch of international injury lawyer Tom Goudkamp''s website. more : www.tomgoudkamp.com

Launch of Skal Australia

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Trent Moffatt Designs is really excited to launch the Skal Australia website. Building a system that centrally manages multiple sites for this organisation (currently there are 22 chapters around Australia) was critical for Skal, and deploying our custom CMS made this all possible within a tight two month timeframe. Skal is ...

Why don’t I get contact enquiries from my website?

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It is common practice these days to have a contact or enquiry form on your website.  Often enquiries that are generated from this form are sent through to a specific email address, e.g. info@yourcompany.com.au. Why don’t I get these enquiries?  A bit of background. There are a number of reasons why you ...

New Billing System

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TMD Online is currently working on our new billing and job management platform (which we’ve codenamed “Wrangler”). Key Features Key features that you can expect to see from Wrangler rolled out over the coming months: Ability to view and pay invoices online Check balances of accounts View statements View account activity (payments, reminders, notes) Better client notifications ...

Importance of setting proper title, meta descriptions and seo urls

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For years we've spoken about how important Search Engine Optimisation is for the vast majority of websites. However when looking at a page, what does Google find important? Title tag.  The title tag is what appears in the "tab" name at the top of the browser. The Heading 1 tag (this is ...

Broadband Expo

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THE Gold Coast City Council is inviting people interested in learning more about broadband to "log-on" to the 2004 Broadband Expo. See: www.broadbandexpo.com.au

How to build links to your website.

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The world wide web consists entirely of a huge collection of links. Hooking into this global network, although challenging, is an important task that is often over looked by website owners. Getting other websites to link to yours has two distinct benefits: 1. Helps get people to your website 2. Can boost your page rank ...

Email Marketing Gets Results!

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Email marketing - its powerful, generates sales and is very cost effective.  Yet not many businesses are taking advantage of one of the most powerful tools they already have - their existing clients, and marketing to them via email. With email marketing you can personalise each email ("Dear Fred"), highlight new ...

Google Maps Listings

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A Google Maps Local Business Centre Listing is another way for your business to appear in Google's search results, and an additional way to drive potential customers to your website. An example of this is: To add a listing to Google Maps: The process begins with actually creating your business listing with Google ...

Outlook Aliases

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If you use outlook, you may have noticed when you receive an email, rather than seeing a person's email address you see a name instead. This is because Outlook 'hides' the email and replaces it with the person's name. This is normally not an issue. However, when your web developer builds ...

Why do smaller images look less sharp on the web?

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When you resize a photo smaller, your photo editor (we used Industry standard Photoshop) will need to remove pixels from the image. (smaller images, contain less pixels). During this “removal” of pixels,  Photoshop is trying to figure out how to best remove pixels, and reassemble the edges in the image.  As ...

Handy Email Marketing Checklist

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  When you are sending email campaigns yourself (either using our own self managed campaign tool or third party software), here is a handy check list we've developed at TMD Online to make sure your campaigns are sent error free. Mobile Devices Over the last five years we have seen average mobile "opens" increase ...

Why don’t I get contact enquiries from my website?

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It is common practice these days to have a contact or enquiry form on your website.  Often enquiries that are generated from this form are sent through to a specific email address, e.g. info@yourcompany.com.au. Why don’t I get these enquiries?  A bit of background. There are a number of reasons why you ...

May 2014 Edition of URL

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Welcome to the May edition of URL. The year is already flying past (can you believe it's almost the end of financial year!) and we've been busy working on our new support ticketing system which we've nicknamed ... "Bob". Meet Bob ... "Bob" is our new support ticketing system. Basically he is ...

Web Fonts

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A lot of progress has been made in the past few years, in regards to getting fonts to display on your website.  In the past we were limited to either using “standard fonts” (e.g. Arial, Verdana) for all text, or embedding text inside a graphic or flash file (which is ...

Australia's new privacy laws and what they mean for your email marketing

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Do you shudder at the thought of having to read over a neverending commonwealth act and endless legal babble? Do you feel like you need a law degree just to make any sense of it all? If so, you’re not alone, most people cringe at the thought. Australia’s recently amended ...

Why Use TMD for your email Marketing

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There are a large number of self managed email marketing systems available in the marketplace, and comparing “apples with apples” can sometimes be difficult.  What we offer. We are an authorised partner of Vision 6, a local (Brisbane based) email marketing provider. Why choose us (in comparison with other options you may be considering) We ...

Feb 2014 Edition of URL

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Welcome to the February edition of URL. In this issue we look at why you should consider using TMD Online for your email marketing, as well as discuss why the ACCC is cracking down on fake reviews. In brief: New Ticketing System is on its way! TMD is currently developing a new ...

Make sure your Online Reviews are Legit

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When you are first starting off your online business, or when its difficult to get decent online reviews - it can be tempting to create "fake" reviews (however doing so can land you in BIG trouble).   Sparked by continuous complaints from the public and business community, the ACCC (Australian Competition ...

Why your Google keyword search Analytics are showing not provided

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Two years ago, Google started encrypting searches for signed-in users, and many thought that Google would eventually encrypt 100% of searches even for those not signed-in. That prediction came true as Google announced it would encrypt all keyword searches for all users starting about a month ago.   Other search providers ...