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Claiming a tax deduction for website costs

Claiming a tax deduction for website costs

Monday, February 29, 2016 | Eva Pettifor |

If you incur expenses developing a new business website (or maintaining your existing business website), you may be able to claim some of these costs as a deduction in your Australian tax return. If you're a small business with a turnover of  ...

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Introducing the new generation of domain names

Introducing the new generation of domain names

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | Eva Pettifor |

With the .com and .com.au spaces becoming increasingly crowded, you now have the perfect opportunity to strengthen your brand and help boost your search rankings with a unique web address. The new domain name extensions offer website owners  ...

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The best way to manage business email

The best way to manage business email

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | Eva Pettifor |

Are you confused about the best set up solution for your business email account/s? I totally understand! This is an issue I come across with my clients almost every week. I hope this article can outline the options available: 1. Free service / no ...

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How to change ownership of a domain name

How to change ownership of a domain name

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 | Eva Pettifor |

When a business sells to a new owner, the domain name and website are often part of the transaction. The existing and new business owners may find the following information handy to know: .au domain name (eg .com.au, .net.au, .org.au etc) An  ...

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The ongoing costs of a website

The ongoing costs of a website

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Eva Pettifor |

This short article briefly outlines the costs associated with running a website. Understandably I have found quite a few clients are confused with the different costs involved especially with different suppliers involved, so I have summarised the ...

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Domain name invoice scam

Domain name invoice scam

Sunday, March 03, 2013 | Eva Pettifor |

Be wary of an 'official' looking invoice in the mail, it looks convincing but it can be filed in the bin! Over the years, my clients have been receiving hard copy invoices in the mail from "Domain Registry Pty Ltd", "Domain Name Group Pty L ...

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How to choose a domain name

How to choose a domain name

Sunday, March 03, 2013 | Eva Pettifor |

There are so many domain options available: .com, .net. .org.au and many more. I often get asked how to choose a domain name so have provided some tips on how to secure the best domain name for your business. .au is the best if you (and your cu ...

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Chinese domain name scam

Chinese domain name scam

Sunday, March 03, 2013 | Eva Pettifor |

There are emails circulating from domain registration companies in China trying to convince you to register the Chinese equivalent of your existing domain name. I have received the following email myself (and there are different variations ci ...

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Warning: Telstra Bigpond email scam

Warning: Telstra Bigpond email scam

Monday, February 14, 2011 | Eva Pettifor |

Beware of this 'Telstra Billing and Account Management' email - it looks like the real thing but it's a scam. This email caught my attention this morning, mainly because the 'from' email address is shown as 'team@bigpond.com' - a legitimate l ...

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