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Now is Not the Time to Compromise on Your Green Values

28.2.2009 by Dick Branston

Innovation is at the heart of UKFast. It is one of our five core values because striving to be innovative keeps us at the forefront of our industry, standing out from the crowd in terms of what we offer to clients. One of our key areas for innovation is the advancement of green technologies and business processes and recent research conducted in the US indicates that customers are still looking for such products. This is down to a continued commitment to environmentally friendly policies and because green innovation often means cost savings through energy savings. So even in a time…

Slow Sites Cost More Says Google

25.2.2009 by Dick Branston

If you thought that spending more than your competitors on pay per click (PPC) advertising campaigns was all that you needed to do to get top billing then you would be wrong. In fact very wrong. PPC plays a key…

Wine – the Linux Drink of Choice

22.2.2009 by Pingu

So, as my ongoing quest to expand the Linux user base continues, I want to mention the middle ground people often get stuck in. It's often perceived as a no-mans lands between the two waring sides, however there is a…

Advertise Online – But Where! – Part 2

21.2.2009 by Dick Branston

A week on from my first blog on debating the value of online advertising, I have done some more thinking and some more reading and come up with an answer to the question of where to advertise online. The answer…

There’s Fast and There’s UKFast

16.2.2009 by Dick Branston

Back in May 2008 Google controversially changed its rules to allow companies to bid on rival trademarks. This afforded firms the potential opportunity to achieve top billing on rival terms. Understandably, this change generated a new campaign intensity that inevitably…

Innovating for the Future

15.2.2009 by Mother Superior

UKFast reaches its tenth anniversary later this year, so it might seem strange that such a young company is placing a focus on future generations of leaders and team members. The notion is however, something that Richard Branson amongst other…

Advertise Online – But Where! – Part 1

14.2.2009 by Dick Branston

Two outwardly unrelated articles grabbed my attention this week and it turns out that they are potentially closely related after all. First of all a YouGov report suggested that online advertising was pretty ineffective, well at least on major sites…

More Training

12.2.2009 by The Brigadier

"The training budget has been cut" booms out the boss man!!! "Tough economic conditions means we need to strip out some costs and it's coming from your area." Does this ring true to you and your team? We know in…

Submerge Yourself in Linux – Without Drowning

10.2.2009 by Pingu

As the title of my first post touched on, Linux has a steep learning curve, and I don't think many people would disagree. The power, freedom and control of Linux is certainly what draws and maintains the vast majority of…

Windows 7?

10.2.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

Windows 7 is upon us; well at least they say it is! If you remember that I talked about the next generation (R2 i.e. release 2) of Microsoft technologies in my last post likewise, you could read "Windows Vista R2"…