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Keeping your website updated

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Websites play an important role in the marketing of businesses, organisations, and community groups. A website establishes an online presence, builds credibility, enables marketing and promotion, provides valuable information, and extends your audience reach; the more people you reach, the more exposure and impact you will have. The frequency of updating your website depends on […]

Social Media vs Websites

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Social media and websites are both important, for different reasons. They go hand in hand, and in today’s society, it is important for businesses and organisations to use both to market themselves and engage with their audience.  Social mediaSocial media is great for helping connect businesses with their target audience, building their brand and reputation, […]

New Website Launched

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Forerunner is excited to announce the launch of our new website. A new year and new look. Forerunner Computer Systems has been operating successfully since 1997, and has undergone a various changes over the years as the business has evolved, and expanded services and products offered to both their residential and business clients. With the […]

Website Speeds

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Chances are, your website is out-of-date. It can be the underlying technology, it can be the content and images, or it could the user experience. In fact, more often that not, it’s a combination of all the above. If you are beginning to question whether your company website is up-to-scratch, then keep reading. Speed Issues. […]

WordPress Plugin Updates

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Red circles and lots of messages – if you’ve been into the back-end of a WordPress website, you’ve undoubtedly seen it. There are updates waiting for themes, plugins and WordPress itself. But how important is it, to keep your WordPress site up-to-date? Answer: VERY IMPORTANT! WordPress itself is an incredibly stable and secure system, despite […]

au Domains


.au domains are now available for registration. Why are these now available and should you register one for your business? The Australian Domain Administration (auDA) released the new “.au” domain, enabling Australian businesses to register shorter and more memorable domain names for their businesses. For example, yourbusiness.au could be promoted instead of yourbusiness.com.au. The .au […]

What Programming Languages Exist?

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There are several different types of programming languages out there which aren’t only for websites, but for applications and operating systems as well. If you have ever had a website built or looked into what goes into building a website, you would have heard of some of the most common ones. Fortunately, there are too […]

Website Investments – How much are websites?

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A few weeks ago we published an article about why it’s important to own a website. The top 6 reasons included: Your competitors most probably have a website. Having a website can increase productivity and reduce calls. Proving credibility as a business. You’re advertising 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Professional Email Addresses. […]

What is Website Hosting?


There are several aspects that make up a website from domain names, hosting and a website design. To make a website accessible on the web, the three main things you require are: a domain name, being the address of the website (www.mywebsite.com), the website design itself and the hosting, which allows your website to be […]

The Importance of owning a Website

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Why is owning a website important? There are several reasons as to why owning a website is important. These days, we still stumble across businesses that don’t have an online presence, which can be quite detrimental and destructive to revenue and sales. Every day, small businesses across Australia are missing out on income, simply because […]