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NetRanger File Manager Upgrade available


A number of clients have very recently reported receiving a "302" error when trying to upload files to their NetRanger CMS via Firefox, Safari and Internet explorer (Please note Chrome does not appear to be affected at this stage).  This is due to Recent "Cpanel" security updates installed by your web hosting ...

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


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. Why don’t I get these enquiries?  A bit of background. There are a number of reasons why you ...

Why you should make your site responsive.


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


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


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 ...

How to approach getting links to your site from other sites


Getting good quality links to your website is critical for Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). But how do you go about finding good quality links, as well as actually securing them from the relevant site owner? Some guides: Getting a link from a site that has nothing to do with your industry or ...

Tom Goudkamp


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

Christmas 2014 Closing Dates


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 ...

New Billing System


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


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


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

How to build links to your website.


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!


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


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


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 ...

August 2014 Edition of URL


Welcome to the August edition of URL. In this edition we welcome "Bob", look at a recent project for Sunnyside Meats, and our Email Marketing Partner Vision 6 offers advice and a free e-guide for mobile friendly email design. Bob is here! We are pleased to announce that Bob (our new helpdesk ...

New Helpdesk System now Online


We are pleased to announce that Bob (our new helpdesk system) is now fully up and running. We sent an invite to all our current clients earlier this month. If you didn't receive an invite - please click here, and we will get you logged in and using Bob straight ...

Why do smaller images look less sharp on the web?


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


  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?


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. Why don’t I get these enquiries?  A bit of background. There are a number of reasons why you ...

May 2014 Edition of URL


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


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


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


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


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 ...