Brian Austin

Brian Austin

Parent, married, published author of 15 books, website publisher, SEO magic-maker, ghostwriter, crypto-researcher, storyteller, wonderer, futurist, thinker. Member of the UK Society of Authors (SoA). Disclaimer - not a crypto investor or trader in cryptocurrencies. For research purposes, to continue to learn more about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, tokens, and decentralisation, I use small amounts of tokens for creating, testing, and using smart contracts.

PPC Advertising

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Economic stresses and strains meant that 2011 and 2012 were especially tough years for many people and businesses. Our politicians told us; we now know what banks around the world have done to us. We may have thought we felt a storm coming in our bones. However, not necessarily dear…

Speaking With Conviction

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Today, I want to share with you a wonderfully entertaining YouTube video, that while providing great amusement, clearly demonstrates a stunningly superb example of the 4 key goals of all outrageously successful web businesses, that apply equally to both small and large organizations: How to: Of course, you can use…

Christmas Card 2010

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A special thank you to all clients and customers for your business in 2010. Check out our Christmas card. A simple Christmas card that: Sounds good.The Best Really Is Yet to Come!

5 Joomla Editing Tips

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If you have a Joomla website, as you add more content pages, sometimes you may think that as you create more and more pages, finding a specific page for re-editing or improvement later can become harder. However, with a little extra know-how, you can find any content page you want…

Speed Verses Online Security

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For anyone who seeks to build a useful, helpful, profitable online business or successful website, two arguably equally important concerns can often fight each other. Worse, if the wrong one ends up winning, we could have more problems than we can ever ever envisage. This article explores: For example, if…

Website Most Wanted Response

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When you already have a carefully considered, smart web design in place, still pay particular attention about how you structure your website content pages. One often overlooked area to consider is what happens when your visitor needs to scroll down the page vertically. Every web page should have one overriding…

Christmas Card 2009

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As I write this, the end of another year is almost upon us. Here at, Christmas time reminds us to slow down, chill out and and to especially think about family, friends, our clients, customers, partners, associates, subscribers and visitors. Unlike our wise cousins in the wonderful United States…

Disclosure Policy


This Disclosure policy is valid from 22 October is a personal website and blog written and edited by me, Brian Austin. For questions about this website, please contact: [email protected] This website may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. Any compensation received will…

The Great Website Defeater

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The primary reason why most websites fail, I believe, comes about because of the one process or activity that most website owners resist doing, rather than through external events that may be beyond our control. After working for many years in the areas of website design, web development, and web…

How Google Affects Your Website

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Rarely does anything stay the same. Sudden and often rapid alterations, modifications, mutations and enhancements are even more evident on the web. One company especially, can affect more websites at the same time than perhaps most others put together. As Google continue their relentless drive for continual improvement, perhaps for…

When Printing Web Pages

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Sometimes, as you "travel" around the Web, you may decide that you would like to keep a printed record of some pages in hard copy format. I know of at least one person who prints selected web pages and then gathers the various folios into a single spring-clip binder for…

Bounce Higher On the Web

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Are you bouncing your customers straight off your website almost as soon as they arrive? What a question! Few in business would want to knowingly send website visitors away, yet I suspect most websites are unwittingly doing exactly that! The key is: bounce rate. Here's how you can tell what…

Customer Focus Calculator WeWe Monitor

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The kinds of words and phrases we choose to use on our websites makes a difference to how well our websites perform. For anyone doing business on the web especially, we know that marketing and advertising are related but different: Without effective marketing communications, money and resources spent on advertising…

9 Online Marketing Tips

A colleague recently said to me, "No one has found the winning formula for successful online direct marketing yet". I disagree. A number of companies know exactly what works and are making small fortunes with it. The primary concept to remember is: online marketing still works best when you email…

Turn a Book into a Website

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If you have written - or are thinking about writing - a non-fiction book or training course on a topic that is proven; one that some people are already buying into, I suggest you stop, pause, and consider what's outlined in this article, before you invest significant amounts of money…