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Bellingen EYE

Bellingen EYE (Environmental Youth Experience) are a fantastic and inspiring group of young people with a passion for the environment. The group formed in our home town of Bellingen in 2007 and has gone from strength to strength.

Amongst other things they run several youth camps each year, work with Bellingen Urban Landcare, run workshops and encourage young people to become leaders and to have a voice in the community.

We’re proud to work with EYE on their website and have lots of fun.

Here’s a rough summary of what we’ve achieved together so far…

  • In 2008 we sat down with a couple of EYE members and their co-ordinator Lisa and nutted out a plan for the website.
  • EYE members Charlie and Jasmine worked on concept design with help from Mark from 30point4.
  • Steve and Michael from Go4 then worked with Charlie to turn this design into a fully functioning WordPress-powered website.
  • Since launch Charlie has maintained the website, calling on us if he needs help
  • In 2010 Charlie came up with a new design which he and Steve are working on integrating into the site integrated into the

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Using Facebook with your website

Social networking. Facebook. The words on everyone’s lips right now.

Here are two easy ways to use Facebook to help promote your business website that won’t require much extra work for you.

1. Let people to be good sharers

Building in the ability for your visitors to quickly share something they see and like on your site with their network of friends on Facebook (or other social networks) is a simple and effective way to getting your content spreading through those networks.

It works like this

  1. We set up the ability for people to share your content on your site – this adds some little icons to the bottom of your pages and posts
  2. A visitor to your site sees a page or post they like on your site, clicks a ‘Share on Facebook’ icon and is taken to their Facebook page where your link and a summary is prepopulated for them . They hit the button and you’re shared across their network.

2. Publish in two places at the same time

It’s pretty easy to to set up a Facebook page for your business. But how do you integrate this with your existing website without making …

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An important message for our older clients with websites powered by Snap CMS

Since the start of 2008 Go4 has been building all new websites using the fantastic, flexible and modern WordPress platform as our content system of choice.

From the end of August 2010 we’re no longer going to be doing any further development on websites built with the older Snap CMS system. If your website was built in 2007 or earlier this probably affects you.

We want to reassure you that if your website does use Snap CMS it won’t stop working or change in any way after August 2010. We do also need to let you know that we won’t be able to do any further work on it for you or provide support.

In many cases older sites can be rebuilt using the newer system, which will give you the benefit of the latest technology, an easy to use system and lots of options for integrating newer features of the modern internet.

We are offering our valued customers generous discounts on rebuilding and advice on other options should this not be feasible.

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More about this change

Frequently asked questions

Experiences of customers who’ve already upgraded

Request a quote for an upgrade

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Office Renovations

I’m writing from my  remodelled Go4 office after a big weekend of painting, fitting of new desks and sorting out of assorted crap important paperwork. Thanks to the wonderful Rebekah and Guy, the long-suffering Annette and my patient girls and the cool calm and collected master deskmaker Ben Watkins (he’s available, but not for long).

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Go4 Mailouts stats now available on iPhone and mobile devices

We’re pleased to announce that you can now access your Go4 Mailouts stats on your iPhone or other mobile device.

As users of the system are aware the reports available after you send an e-newsletter or email marketing campaign are pretty comprehensive, showing for example how many people have opened messages and when, how many have clicked on links in messages and which ones (see Go4 Mailouts screenshots).

Until now you’ve needed to be at your computer to access these but stats-obsessives can now check in with them on the road.

iPhone users – if you like you can even make an icon on you home screen by going to your login page in Safari and choosing ‘Add to home screen’. Very slick!

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