Coffs Harbour Business Stories

  • $200 Presents For Our Clients Every Year!

    Christmas came early this year for our Website Clients with a whopping $200 worth of presents. From now on we will be doing this every year! We are pleased to announce that our framework developers negotiated an amazing deal with the makers of WP Rocket. This high-end solution is the ...

    F1RST
  • The Importance of Designing Great Online Forms

    It may seem like a simple proposition, but in reality, an online form can be a challenge to get just right. We see forms everywhere. Almost every website has them, so what’s the issue? That seemingly innocuous form is vital for gathering valuable visitor information, so it’s crucial to perfect ...

    F1RST
  • I Need To Fix My Hot Water System

    Generally, hot water systems are reliable and durable. In fact, the humble hot water system can last up to 20 years. Continuous flow gas-fired systems last the longest, up to 20 years, while electric hot water systems last between 8 and 12 years. Essentially, the warranty period will give you ...

    Sowter Electrical & Air Conditioning
  • Don’t Panic! – Basic Troubleshooting Techniques

    ‘Don’t panic’ is an appropriate first rule for computer diagnostics. Sure, we’re all familiar with that stone-cold sinking feeling you get if your screen goes blank or the system freezes up. But, panicking and stabbing wildly at the keyboard seldom yields good results. Also, you must resist the temptation to ...

    Blue Sky IT Consulting
  • Why Invest in Stock Photography for Marketing?

    Anyone can take a picture. Moreover, we’re all walking around with a good camera too. In fact, the younger generation seem to document everything with their phone cameras. ‘It’s on Insta, or it didn’t happen’ appears to be the decree. However, whereas everyone can take a photo, not every photo ...

    My Coffs Harbour
  • What to Expect During a Fire Alarm Inspection

    An annual fire alarm inspection is crucial to maintain the safety of your employees and customers. In NSW, an annual system inspection and the creation of an Annual Fire Safety Report is mandatory. The report must comply with the BCA (Building Code of Australia), AS1851-2012, the OH&S Act, and the ...

    Harbour Fire & Security
  • 6 Special Christmas Gifts To Make Your Kids Smile

    Well, folks, Christmas is fast approaching. Are you ready? No? Me neither! There’s no doubt, Christmas is both a wonderful and stressful time for busy parents with little ones. Obviously, we want them to have the best Christmas, but we don’t want to overdo the treats and disposable stuff either. ...

    Elves In The Wardrobe
  • Planning a Landscaping Project

    Summer is nearly here on the Coffs Coast, so now is a great time to plan your garden landscaping project. In the end, is there anything better than kicking back in your very own garden sanctuary with friends and family? But, to create your perfect outdoor area, you need to ...

    Solé Structural Landscapes
  • Commercial Landscaping Design Ideas

    ‘You never get a second chance at a first impression’. This old saying is true for most situations including how your customers perceive your business. Therefore, while it’s important to present a clean and tidy internal business space, the same applies equally to the outside of your business premises. After ...

    Solé Structural Landscapes
  • Do you know if you have any insurance benefits through your super?

    This is a question I ask many clients in a lot of different contexts and I’m always surprised by how few actually know the answer. It comes up a lot more than you think – I ask about potential death benefits with clients who consult me in relation to their ...

    WNB Legal
  • Landscape Photography: An Expressive Art

    Coffs Harbour is a landscape photography paradise. This is because Coffs offers an incredibly diverse range of landscapes in a relatively small area. First, we have beautiful beaches interspersed with dramatic headlands—next, lush pockets of rainforest, rambling creeks and crystal-clear swimming holes. Then, moving west, we see fertile pastureland. Lastly, ...

    My Coffs Harbour
  • Web Design Best Practices – Part 2

    In this second part of our blog, we’ll look beyond user browsing behaviours and into crucial best practices. In other words, how to apply user behaviour to create an optimal website experience. First though, what is ‘user experience’? Simply put, it’s an emotion, intuition or sense of connection that visitors ...

    F1RST
  • How to Work Effectively With Tech Consultants

    Tech consultants work with clients to help them change the way they use technology. Essentially, contracting a tech consultant enables a firm to leverage the consultant’s specialist expertise quickly. In turn, this will provide rapid improvements. These improvements may include productivity, efficiency, and, ultimately, a better bottom line. However, business ...

    Blue Sky IT Consulting
  • Is It Time to Replace Your Aircon?

    Reverse-cycle aircon is a fantastic addition to any home and at any time of year. But in Coffs Harbour, when it’s both hot and humid, AC is a lifesaver. In fact, for some extreme days, aircon is considered a crucial part of any house, not just a luxury. However, even ...

    Sowter Electrical & Air Conditioning
  • Do You Need Emergency Light Testing?

    Building owners and managers will be aware of their obligation to test their building’s fire alarm system regularly. However, some may not be aware of the regulations regarding emergency light testing. With that in mind, all responsible parties for the maintenance, ongoing service, and compliance of emergency lighting installations must ...

    Harbour Fire & Security
  • Organic Cotton Clothing For Babies With Eczema

    Eczema is a very uncomfortable skin condition that affects babies and young children in Australia in increasing numbers. In fact, twenty per cent of children will develop eczema before they are five. Fortunately, most will grow out of eczema, but some will develop severe symptoms into adulthood. Many believe that ...

    Elves In The Wardrobe
  • How to Save On Landscaping Costs

    A landscape remodelling project can be expensive if you consider ‘hardscape’ additions such as stone walls, retaining walls, stone pathways and stone features. However, you should bear in mind that hardscape elements will provide decades of enjoyment. Nevertheless, there are ways to save on landscaping costs without compromising too much ...

    Solé Structural Landscapes
  • Create a Peaceful Outdoor Space with Landscaping

    Having a peaceful outdoor space to retreat to is the perfect antidote to everyday stress. Moreover, a well-designed outdoor area that reduces garden maintenance and provides seclusion is even better. And now, as summer approaches, is the perfect time to start forming a plan of action. So, start your project ...

    Solé Structural Landscapes
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