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We’re proud Google Partners

4 September 2017

‘Google Partners’ is a Google program for advertising agencies, digital marketing professionals, and other online consultants who manage AdWords accounts. Earning the badge is no easy task. Google requires a solid record of growth, coupled with constant account improvement and certification in Google’s products. KND’s Google Partner Badge means you can be sure that we’re […]

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2017 Digital ToDos

9 February 2017

I spend a lot of time researching, discussing and attending events to keep up to date on ‘Digital Trends’. It blows my mind that, even though we are in the digital industry, there are always extraordinary people and technologies emerging that are going to rock the business world in the not so distant future. The […]

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5 Ways Social Media Has Redefined Consumer Behaviour

11 January 2017

A decade ago, social media was seen as little more than the latest fad among the Internet generation. A way for college and high school kids to keep in touch, gossip, and talk about the latest trends. Today, though, social media is a massive, economic force — a requirement for businesses to be successful, and […]

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Free SSL for Everybody!

14 December 2016

cPanel Announce Free SSL for Christmas 2016 Web security is continually under pressure to stay ahead of hacking techniques and technologies. Firewalls, proxies and brute force lockouts are all standard practice now. Passwords are getting ridiculous and small businesses are now employing security measures that were once the realm of Government and big business. SSL […]

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Help! Google Says My Website May Be Hacked!

9 December 2016

What are the five most frightening words to a web site owner? “This site may be hacked”, at least when those words are under your site’s link in Google’s search results! While your site is stuck with this warning, you’ll likely see your incoming Google traffic plunge to nearly nothing. Google will slide this warning […]

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6 Undeniable Reasons to Invest in SEO

29 November 2016

Whether you run a small blog or large-scale e-commerce website, you should optimize it for higher search rankings. An effective search engine optimization (SEO) strategy requires time, dedication and resources. However, most seasoned marketers agree that it’s well worth the investment; here’s why. 1) It’s Cost Effective SEO is one of the most cost-effective digital […]

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How Social Media Won (And Lost) The U.S. Election

22 November 2016

MogIA, an artificial intelligence program designed to predict presidential elections, now has a record of four for four. The concept of the program is pretty simple; all it does is search social media to determine how engaged people are with each of the candidates. The total post count is a factor, but MogAI also attempts […]

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Government grants up for grabs

17 November 2016

Receive a whopping $10,000 from the QLD Government Yes its true! You can get a big chunk of money from the government towards your KND digital projects, allowing you to leapfrog ahead of your competitors in the digital sphere. Matched funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses for exactly […]

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Upgrading Joomla! and Drupal to WordPress

16 November 2016

A case for WordPress Security Website security is a critical part of doing business. Your CMS (content management system) choice has a huge effect on your ability to maintain security. A CMS needs to be robust and easily kept up to date. Out of date CMS’s are one of the three primary targets for hackers, […]

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The User Experience Nightmare

8 November 2016

I wandered down the road to grab a pie on the weekend from my local SLEV – the affectionate name for the ‘Seven Eleven’. As I walked in through the sliding automatic doors a sign flung itself from the ceiling and stopped right in front of me… “Signup to our newsletter”. There was no room […]

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Internet Marketing Trends Dominating 2016

23 September 2016

How to Spend Your Online Marketing Dollar this Year. To be competitive means you must stay ahead of your opposition and be sensitive to changes in technology and digital marketing. We have reached a point where the commercialisation of cyberspace has an almost limitless reach. Competition is fierce and predicting future trends can be daunting. […]

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Finding the User Experience Sweet Spot in Applications

19 September 2016

Defining a clear path for your website users is EASY! Define your markets, define the user flow for product purchase, drive traffic, AB test to minimise exits and maximise product purchase… Easy! OK, so maybe it’s not that easy, but the variables always have a logical structure and a single goal. Defining the user experience […]

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Building an App Offshore

15 September 2016

Offshore Facilitation Getting your app to market for the absolute minimum costs is vital. The key is low hourly development rates, and you won’t find those in Australia. There are few situations more stressful than getting a new app to market. Using your life savings, loaning money or partnering with investors adds another layer of […]