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New System Status Site!

Posted on February 3rd, 2010 by Tom

Just a quick note to let you know that we launched a new and improved Midphase system status site yesterday. Midphase host over 120,000 customers and proudly provide industry leading server uptime and performance. But, as anyone who’s ever worked with computers will attest (remember Windows ME?), from time to time something will inevitably crash,…

5 Google Resolutions for your Website

Posted on January 1st, 2010 by Tom

Gobbled too much turkey or downed too much eggnog over the holidays? Here are 5 Google resolutions that?ll kick your website into shape in 2010. 1. Use Web Analytics If you run your website for fun, manage a website for a huge company, design the layouts or code-up the pagecheck out web analytics. This is…

Twitter Stats – Is Twitter Just For Geeks?

Posted on October 1st, 2009 by Tom

If you move in tech circles or read a lot of blogs you?d be forgiven for thinking that everyone in the modern world now uses Twitter, and if they don?t, then they?re not really a part of the Internet. Stats published earlier this year show that Twitter has grown a phenomenal 1,384% between Feb 08…

SEO Buzzword Dictionary

Posted on September 25th, 2009 by Tom

I used to work for a BIG company that had far too many meetings. So, to pass the time, we used to play a game called buzzword bingo. While writing my post on the death of the meta tag, I was struck by just how many buzzwords there are in SEO (search engine optimization). I…

Improve the readability of favicon’s

Posted on September 22nd, 2009 by Tom

I got linked to an interesting article on Typophile.com today and thought it’d be good to share In the article Miha shows off his use of ninja skills and false color to improve the readability of favicons, if you’re into design or typography you can check out the full article at: http://typophile.com/node/60577 What is a…

Celebrate with 50% OFF server hosting!

Posted on September 16th, 2009 by Tom

The nerds have been busy at Midphase towers. Not only have we updated our range of server hosting and server management upgrades, but we’re also running a massive 50% off promotion to celebrate. The 50% off offer is really simple and there are no hidden costs, minimum contracts, or strings attached. Simply put we’re offering…

9 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Malware

Posted on September 11th, 2009 by Tom

Malware sounds a bit like an illness. It’s associated with hackers and general Internet bad guys and seems undecipherable to all but the geekiest of computer nerds. In this guest blog post, Midphase customer and Malware expert Bev Robb explains the basics of Malware and gives 9 simple steps that can help protect you from…

Dell MiniBook Winner Announced!

Posted on September 7th, 2009 by Tom

Over 3000 Midphase customers responded to our web hosting survey, the results are in and I?m pleased to announce the winner of our prize-draw is www.downtownmontessori.com I caught up with Virginia Flynn, Head of School at Downtown Montessori to find out a little more about the Academy and their website. Congratulations on winning the Dell…

Google Chrome Browser Stats

Posted on September 3rd, 2009 by Tom

On the back of recent news that Google Chrome is the now default browser on Sony vaio laptops, I felt inspired to check our analytics data and see what the take up is amongst Midphase customers. As anyone who’s been making websites for 5 years or more will testify (remember Netscape & MacOS IE?), creating…

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