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22 Percent New Websites Use WordPress

WordPress has reached new heights with its open-source software.

With its ‘General Public Licence’ (GPL) users can use the WordPress software for free and also change it and share it. This freedom has been a game changer in the blogging software sphere and WordPress has left its rivals behind.

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Electronic filing is crucially about “levels of access”

Message from Sarah Hi Judy I gave some advice to a couple of clients last week that I would value your feedback on, its basically that electronic filing is CRUCIALLY about “levels of access” – designing your folder structure around “security clearance levels” works best. So you start by working out what is “confidential inner-management […]

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Financial Literacy in Children

The OECD has recently released the results of a survey of financial literacy skills and knowledge for 15 year olds in its member countries.
Overall, New Zealand students have a relatively high level of financial literacy when compared with other countries, with 1 in 5 having advanced skills and knowledge.

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Women’s VIBE is a ‘must attend’ event

GRA Vibe is one of New Zealand’s largest women only events in New Zealand. It first started in 2010 and every year since it’s got bigger and bigger with the last two years completely selling out. GRA Vibe was created as a charity event to help raise funds to feed the kids of Auckland breakfast and every year since its inception Vibe has provided more and more weetbix each year.

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Amazon’s 20th Birthday

Amazon was founded twenty years ago. Today it is the world’s largest online retailer. Foundered by Jeff Bezo it was built in a garage with his first employee Shel Kaplan.

Jeff still runs the company today and now Amazon has 117,000 employees and has a market capitalisation of USD $151 Billion.

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Email Management – love it or hate it

When I gave this presentation recently I started by saying that the email experience ifs different for everyone – some people get maybe 10 emails a day while others get 100 or more. Each situation needs a different approach to managing email. Email Management – Presentation to Business Forum July 2014 Discussion during the presentation […]

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Financial arrangements causing stress for you and your business?

Believe it or not, just a SMALL amount of fine-tuning can make a BIG difference and do away with anxiety once and for all. Read this story to find out how: Paul and Sue Jackson formed their automotive painting business some 15 or so years ago. Based in Auckland, they had built their business from a start-up operation to a successful and profitable organisation.

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Your Biggest Expense

Look at your spending over the last year and you will no doubt find that, aside from your mortgage or rent, your biggest expense is food.
Cutting back on how much you spend on food each week is a great way to find a few extra dollars to add to your savings.
Food bills can creep up if you:

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DIA Tracks TXT Spammers

The Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 covers electronic messages, mobile txts and faxes. It has been managed by the DIA for nearly seven years now.

Are you receiving txt spam? The answer is more than likely ‘yes’.

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