Tim Fuell

Tim Fuell only joined the Webfusion team last year but having been a customer of the group for more than 10 years, he knew all about their success in the Web hosting field. After writing his Masters thesis on the threat of cybersquatting way back in 1998, he has seen the Internet grow beyond even his wildest dreams. A journalist for over 16 years and a qualified Solicitor, Tim is one of a team of bloggers in the Webfusion stable aiming to educate, inform and assist their online readership.

5 Reasons Why Internet Forums Still Have A Place

Coming from a certain era, Internet forums, message boards, discussion networks, etc, they were cutting edge. Back then they were our social media. Probably even bigger than e-mail. Nowadays with your Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Google+ etc they are often sneered at and even forgotten or never contemplated by some. Yet they still have great worth. Those who use them still are the top in their fields...

5 More Trends In Web Design

Being a trailblazer is not all its cracked up to be with a lot of investment in untried methods. Better then to see what the trailblazers are doing well and then pick the best bits for your own project. Of course once it is trendy, it is no longer unique, but if you are looking for a quick hit with traffic, following trends and having a familiar but funky feel is a great way to go. Here are 5 ways...

There’s No “I” In Team, Only If You Want To Fail

It’s one of those clever little phrases, probably coined by a kid’s baseball team coach somewhere in the USA. It’s a nice put down for the person who wants to be centre of attention and in that respect there is no I in team; you need to be a team player for a team to perform well, but equally there is one I that is essential for every team member if your team is not to fail. The Essential “I...

5 Tips For Writing Traffic-Winning Web Copy

If Content is King, then the way you create that content is vitally important too. Here are five tips on making your web writing more likely to grab attention and bring in new and returning traffic. 1. Keep it lighter Even for high-brow technical topics once it is online, the style needs to be more tabloidy than you would ever expect to use in a print format on that subject. Once online the format...

5 Business Actions For A Successful 2013

It’s almost March so you’ve had plenty of time to write down your resolutions and predictions for this year. You’ve dreamt a little, now it’s time to focus on your business and the exact ways to make it more successful than last year. This means actions. Here are five actions businesses should take to ensure 2013 is even more successful than 2012. Even if your business had great revenue last year,...

5 Top Tips To Create A Great Website

Okay, so you are a professional and I don’t want to be teaching you to suck eggs, but even the best of us overlook the obvious sometimes. So here’s five quick pointers to keep close in each and every project, to make sure your web design hits all the right spots. 1. Customisation is essential Even if you are using templates and themes make sure you don’t use them straight out of the box. Imitation...

The Rise Of The Big Website Footer

Of all the trends perhaps led by the popularity of WordPress based websites, the expansion of the page footer, is one having most impact on the design world – within WordPress and beyond. In years gone by it was almost a last amend. A single line that was given short, sharp, shrift by designers. Usually reserved for simply a copyright citation and perhaps hosting company name check. Then times cha...

New To Twitter? 5 To-Dos Before The Day Is Done

So you’ve opened a Twitter account. Whether for business or for pleasure, it is important that you get that profile working for you as soon as possible. Even if it is for pleasure, you will soon see the business benefits and understand why the following 5 steps are important actions if you are 1) to benefit from being on Twitter and 2) not to suffer from having a Twitter account that is left dorma...

5 Online Tools To Turbocharge 2013

2013 is going to be bigger and better. It’s something that is said every year and sometimes it is, certainly 2012 in terms of technology progression was an improvement on 2011 but improvements in an ever efficient world are hard to come by. Using online tools, to be able to do your job wherever and whenever you are connected certainly looks like the best way of improving efficiency in 2013, so her...

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Exhibitions

The New Year’s post – both electronic and physical – appears to have been full of invites for this event, flyers for that exhibition and teasers for those gatherings later in the year that are apparently “not to be missed”. Yet, even if it is for a free to attend event, can you really justify a day out of the office? Probably, but only if you prepare for it and do your homework; before and after t...