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Social Media for Businesses: What Not to Do

Social media is a great tool for businesses that want to create online authority and positive brand perception, but there's more to it than you think. Done incorrectly, social media can actually damage your reputation. 

Tiffany Fettig-Pante
Tiffany Fettig-Pante
27 June 2017

6 Things to Consider Before You Launch an App

So, you want to build an app? There's a lot to consider before jumping into the process. Before you do, have a read of some top tips from Dash's Head of Development.

Sean Morrison
Sean Morrison
23 May 2017

There's More to Paid Search than Just Google

There are other search engines out there besides Google. We take a look at why it may be worth considering adding the alternatives to your search engine marketing strategy.

Tiffany Fettig-Pante
Tiffany Fettig-Pante
17 May 2017

Top 3 Takeaways from the YOW! West Conference

One of Dash's web developers recounts a few top takeaways from a conference she attended last week in Perth called YOW! West. Though the conference was tailored specifically to developers, the learnings have big implications for professionals in any area of focus.

Amy Kapernick
Amy Kapernick
10 May 2017

Dash welcomes new business development and marketing leadership

Dash Digital is pleased to announce new leadership appointments - Nick Kotevski as Head of Business Development, and Tiffany Fettig-Pante as Head of Marketing.

Russell Francis
Russell Francis
08 May 2017

Enabling HTTPS on Joomla behind an ELB or CDN

You’d think that enabling Joomla to work with HTTPs behind an ELB, Cloudfront or, Cloudflare would be a simple task... and it is. But finding out exactly the best way to do it was a bit of a journey. 

Sean Morrison
Sean Morrison
06 February 2017

Install Gluster 3.9 Client on Amazon Linux AMI

Here is a simple little yum install command I wrote so I could install the GlusterFS client on my Linux machines. Thought it might be useful if anyone else needs to do the same thing.

The current root repo for Gluster FS RPMs which are usable with Amazon Linux are at Centos buildlogs.

Sean Morrison
Sean Morrison
30 January 2017

2017 will be the year of HTTPS

Think HTTPS is just a passing fad? Think again! The signs are everywhere, and 2017 promises to see a big push from hosting providers to move to HTTPs
Sean Morrison
Sean Morrison
24 January 2017

What makes a truly great logo

At Dash we are often called upon by our clients to create or revitalise their brandmarks (logo). The logo is literally the face of the company and often the first thing a viewer judges the company on.

Some are logos are cool characters, some are corporate or hi tech and others are organic in appeal - depending on what the company represents or offers.

 Haydn Boschetti
Haydn Boschetti
21 October 2016

How to Receive AWS CloudWatch Alerts Instantly in Slack

One of my favourite things about using Amazon AWS is that I can monitor and set alarms for all its metrics with Amazon CloudWatch.

When I first started setting alarms for all our hostings at Dash Digital, one thing I wanted was to be alerted instantly in Slack whenever an alarm was triggered.

Sean Morrison
Sean Morrison
23 August 2016