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Web Design – faster internet is coming

Three chassis of a CSR system if these shelves...

Three chassis of a CSR system if these shelves would be interconnected it would use PAROLI (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Remember the days of dial-up internet when it took 15 minutes just to get online and check your e-mail?

The internet has sped up considerably since then, but it’s set to become even faster.  A new company is looking to increase internet speed by two-times the speed currently available.

The system the company is creating is capable of downloads of 1 Petabit per second.

Trust us, that’s a lot.

Video Hosting and faster internet

A company named CISCO is launching new ‘core router’ technology known as CRS-X.  A core router is at the centre of the internet, receiving user’s requests to visit sites such as Facebook, Google and your business website and then sending the desired information back to the user.

To put the speed into perspective, the company says that a multi-layered rack of the new CRS-X router would be able to stream every movie ever made in one minute flat.  That’s fast. Continue reading

Web Design – why you need the best Web Design

Web Design

It’s official, half of New Zealand is now shopping online.

A recent survey has been conducted by Statistics NZ on the online habits of New Zealanders and the overwhelming trend is more online use and more online spending.

It’s not a surprising statistic, but one that bears noting if you are a small business looking to increase your business.  The bottom line is that you need a website with excellent web design.  Web design that will work best for your business.

But firstly, what exactly did the survey tell us?

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IT Security of the future

IT Security

Internet Agency is at the forefront of web development and web design.  Their expert team can design a website for your business that has a great look and in-built SEO functionality to ensure optimum performance.

In this blog, we’ll be looking at how computer security, a very important part of a small business.  We’ll be looking at how it  is changing and how these changes could mean the fazing out of the ubiquitous computer password. Continue reading

Achieve your goals with help from the internet

Smartphone with app

Happy New Year from everyone at the Internet Agency, we wish you all the best for 2013.

This year we will continue to strive to bring you expert web design, web hosting and video hosting as well as advice on social media, e-commerce and more.

Being that it’s January, many of you will be making New Years resolutions.  And while in the past the success of a resolution was down to pure discipline, technology and the internet is now lending a hand.

That’s right, if you own a smartphone you can achieve your goals with a New Years Resolution app. Continue reading

Mobile On-line Advertising – the way forward?

Apple iPhone 3GS, Motorola Milestone and LG GW60

Apple iPhone 3GS, Motorola Milestone and LG GW60 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

At Internet Agency, we provide services that allow you to communicate as best you can with your current and prospective customers.

Internet Agency will build you a great website as well as offer advice on areas such as social media, SEO and on-line advertising.

This blog will look into a new and more targeted version of on-line advertising: mobile on-line advertising.

With the arrival of smartphones, going on-line while on-the-go is almost the status quo.  Because of this, in the next few years mobile on-line advertising is expected to become an industry worth in excess of $20 billion.

What might surprise you is that while the number one company in this market is Google, the second biggest player is a company you probably haven’t heard of. Continue reading

Video hosting – how using video will help your website

Video camera in action.

Video camera in action. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A blog about how the use of video on your website can have a positive spin-off for your business, boosting engagement with your customers and converting website hits to sales.

We at Internet Agency highly recommend using video on your website – with one of our hosting plans you can easily host video on your site to advertise specials, display tutorials and to better connect with your clients.

But how about using video in your e-mail marketing?  Studies have shown it to be very effective. Continue reading

Using social media – Twitter and the Olympic Games

London Olympics 2012

London Olympics 2012 (Photo credit: Andrea Vascellari)

Using social media as part of your business’ web strategy is absolutely essential.  Internet Agency in Auckland, New Zealand has expertise in web design and web development and can advise you on how to best use social media so it works in tandem with your website to promote your business.

Twitter has become the dominant force in the social media sphere since it began six years ago.  The company itself is worth over $5 billion, but it’s Twitter’s influence as a political and business tool that has started to become noticed during this year’s Olympic Games.

The London Olympics has been dubbed ‘the Twitter Games’.  In previous Olympics (in Beijing four years ago and the Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010) Twitter hardly featured.  But this year over 10 million Tweets have been sent that mention the Games, a massive increase on previous years. Continue reading

E-commerce a must for your website

As well as developing an attractive and easy-to-use website for your business, Internet Agency’s web developers can add an e-commerce feature to your site.

MSI laptop computer

MSI laptop computer (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Having e-commerce as part of your website enables your customers to shop when they want, in the comfort of their own home.  And a recent survey has found that New Zealanders are buying more products and services online than ever.

1.6 million people (49 percent of the population over the age of 18) are reported to have bought a product or service on-line last year.

With broadband internet connections becoming faster, data packages from Internet Service Providers getting bigger and an increasing reliance on the web to complete day-to-day tasks – New Zealanders are becoming more comfortable with shopping on the internet. Continue reading