Blog Archive for February 2013

Benefits of Cloud Computing for Membership Organisations

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing allows users to access information on the Internet from any device including computers, mobile phones and tablets. The cloud has a large capacity where anyone is able to store data for free or a small fee on the host's servers.

The reason why people and businesses are turning to the cloud is that people can use the latest technology freely without investing the time and money into creating new in-house infrastructure or software. Money and resources are saved, including not having to pay for training or specialised workers.

Automate your CPD Point Allocations

As many professionals are aware, continuing professional development (CPD) points can increase their skill set and knowledge within their chosen profession. CPD can be undertaken by attending seminars or learning events, amounting to a certain number of hours depending on your profession. An example may be to acquire 35 hours a year.

How to get Members to Backlink to your Website, Improving your SEO

What is SEO?

Search engine optimisation (SEO) involves the process of acquiring traffic from free 'organic' listings on search engines. The three major search engines that generate traffic are Google, Yahoo and Bing. The way Search Engine Optimisation works is by ranking either web pages or other content such as videos or local listings and showing them based on what is considered more relevant to the user. The higher your site is ranked in search engines such as Google, the more traffic will be sent to your site.