Updated website for Soccon 2013 Conference

In 2011 Anyware created the website for the 2011 The New Zealand 2013 Social Sciences Conference – Soccon. The organising committee for the 2013 conference came back to us to refresh and update the site for the next conference. A site that nicely depicts the New Zealand culture, we think you’ll agree, with design from our good friends at Creative Mouse Design.      

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How Gift Coupons Help With Repeat Business

This month let’s look at ways to increase repeat business with your loyal customers and ways to encourage their repeat business with you. Let’s start by thinking about gift certificates and coupons and the most effective ways to promote these within your business. Did You Know Your Customers Love Saving Money? Of course you did! And what better way to increase sales and customer loyalty than by offering them attractive money saving gift coupons to use with their next purchase? Each coupon can be customised, so you can create a discount that fits your marketing campaign. It doesn’t matter if

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eCommerce Web Site Design – How To Spy On Your Competitors Keywords

I want to show you how you can spy on your competitor’s keywords, traffic, and visitor demographics. Good e commerce web designers will do this research for you but you can also do it yourself for free using two websites. The first website is Compete dot com and the next is Alexa dot com. Compete dot com allows you to look at the traffic, keywords and demographics of the people visiting your website or your competitors. You can compare websites to see graphs of traffic, or visitor demographics and keywords. You can look at reach or you can see how

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Ecommerce Website Design – How To Create A Profit Pulling Promotion

I’m going to show you how to create an effective promotion that you can hook up to your web site. While a good ecommerce cart makes it easy to add such a promotion to your web site, this article is about how to plan your promotion rather than how to plug it in to your web site. The one thing we want to do with the promotion is attract as many customers as possible. Normally I don’t advise competing on price, but with this promotion lets look at how to win more customers, increase average order value, get repeat customes

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Ecommerce Web Design Wellington – 6 Ideas To Wow Customers After They Buy

One of the most important things you can do with your ecommerce business is to focus on more than just the ecommerce features and make sure that one time customers turn into life time customers. The good news here is that most of your competitors are not doing anything after the sale to WOW your customers after the sale so their one time customers can become your lifetime customers if you are the one to WOW them. If you follow up using some of these tips you can guarantee few of your competitors are doing the same so you will

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What Would I Do if I Wasn’t Afraid?

FEAR is one of the biggest challenges that business owners can face. FEAR – False Expectations Appearing Real holds you back. It restricts you to being just great when you could be extraordinarily brilliant in your success. This month I want to talk about that ‘elephant in the room’ – What would I do if I wasn’t afraid?  It’s a question asked in that great book Who Moved My Cheese?  by Spencer Johnson. What is your Fear Elephant? What brings it into the room? How do you move it along so it’s not a hurdle for your business success? Fear

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Anyware Affordable Web Design – Choosing Your Domain

Affordable Web Design Domain Names Selecting your website name is an important element of having affordable web design for small business. This may be the branding and identity of your business to your potential customers. The web site name is what folks will use to refer your internet site to others so there are several things to consider when choosing the best name for your site. Below are the following starter tips when choosing the best website name for your business. SEO is essential in building a website with quality content but a domain that’s already rich in keywords will

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How Google Places Helps Customers Find You

If your business has local customers then you can help them find you by getting listed in Google Places. Google Places is Google’s local directory. And it determines which businesses appear in the local map that Google often shows when you search for a local business. For example: www.google.co.nz/search?q=plumber wellington Set up your Google Places listing well and you can appear at the top of the Google Map. And even more importantly, because Google usually shows a map for local business searches, you can often get onto page 1 of Google. Using Google Places to increase your ranking puts your

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Google Places – still the best marketing investment for local business

Every time we optimise a customers’ Google Places listing, even after doing it a dozen times, I’m still in awe of the value our clients get. What other piece of marketing can deliver a #4 (or better) ranking in Google for $350? And that’s if you pay us to do it. It’s free if you can figure out how to do it yourself. Here’s a couple of examples: Quinovic Johnsonville: http://www.google.co.nz/search?&q=property+management+johnsonville Go Google!

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