Judith Wright Centre Website Redesign
QMG was approached to re-invigorate JWC’s digital presence to better represent the organisation as a whole, as well as the great work and events they host.
Facebook "Graph Search" Announcement
Facebook made one of their biggest announcements in recent years with the planned introduction of their own search engine know as Graph Search.
Team QMG's 2013 Forecast!
Who would have thought, the world didn't end on December 21st 2012 which means 2013 is now well and truly under-way and the hot topic of conversation is forecasting what trends...
Google Authorship Explained
Adding Google Authorship to your online content has numerous benefits that everyone should know about and take advantage of.
QMG attends Google Engage
Engage is a program for agencies that helps you master AdWords and other Google products so that we can provide added value to our clients and help them succeed online.
Sonoa Fertility Report
Introducing the Sonoa Fertility Report, a personalised fertility assessment that can be taken in the privacy and comfort of your own home.
Brisbane Engage is here!
We would love to invite you the QMG's first informative networking event - Brisbane Engage.
Results Driven Web Design
Designing a website isn't as simple as making something that looks good. Your website is an important business tool that needs to provide an online solution for your customers.
Is Twitter Dead?
Rumour has it the infamous blue bird is on the verge of extinction so QMG has decided to get to the bottom of who, if anyone, is to blame?
Online Privacy – Google knows EVERYTHING!
Google provide a great range of services that for the most part make our time online easier and more enjoyable, but what is the actual cost for using these "free" services?
QMG is now Google Adwords Certified!
QMG is pleased to announce that we are now officially a Google AdWords Certified Partner capable of managing Search Marketing campaigns for businesses of all sizes
F-Commerce: Like it, Buy it
Apart from people becoming fascinated with doomsday predictions... There are more positive, not to mention realistic, trends that will be materialise this year.One that is...
Data Damage Control
No matter whether you use your computer for business or personal use, do you have a tested disaster plan? Does the thought of losing all your data scare you?
Fly, Your Imagination...
Getting sick of all the flies that come with the hot weather? Well Jonah, QMG's crafty Graphic Designer/Front End Developer found a pretty entertaining way to make use of those...
Super Hero Social Media
The Queensland Police Service doesn't need Superman, or any other character confused about how to properly wear underwear...
Team QMG's 2012 Forecast!
2012 is well and truly under-way and the hot topic of conversation is forecasting what's going to take place. No I'm not going to make any more puns about the end of the world,...
We're feeling MO-tivated
Its that time of year again. Movember, also known as Novemeber, is a time of year when men (and a concerning number of women) proudly develop the facial hair above their upper...
What Makes a Good App?
Creating apps for either the iPhone or Android devices can be fun and could make you some extra cash, but there are some important aspects that need to be taken into consideration...
Communication is Key!
Chris from QMG talks about the different forms of communication and why they are important for your business.
Decoding Digital Communication
With technology progressing at astounding rates we will continue to see more and more ways to communicate develop.This month QMG is decoding digital communication and how you...
Mobile Website Case Study: Red Hot Blue
Red Hot Blue is a design, marketing and advertising agency based in Mackay. They currently use QMG // cms to manage their website. We designed & built a mobile version of their...
Mobile Sites That Work
Dave from QMG explains what makes an effective Mobile Site and offers a few great examples of sites that work well.
Mobile Web Optimisation. Another Reason Wi.
Following on from the last blog written by Josh, QMG Server Administrator, about the importance of having a mobile friendly website, Jess from QMG provides you with another reason...
Three Reasons to go Mobile
Compared to a desktop or a laptop, mobile phones can be taken anywhere people go at any time of the day or night...
Handy Examples of Online Stores
Its quite evident that the most effective way to achieve a great result is to learn from the best. So when it comes to online stores, there are definitely a number of successful...
Bag the Best Shopping Cart
Designing an effective website for e-commerce isn't as simple as bolting a few products and a 'shopping cart' section onto a regular site. It needs to be integrated into the whole...
Social Skills for Your Site
Your website deals with potential customers 24/7, 365 days a year, not to mention all around the world. It is quite evident that your site needs to keep up to date with its people...
Turn Your Website in to Employee of the Month
When thinking about an online presence, most people focus on how they want their website to look and presents their business. However, a website can be much more than just a...
QMGcms + Google
This month is SEO and SEM month at QMG and we wanted to take this opportunity to showoff how smart our Content Management System (QMGcms) is. We love it, and here is how it helps...
Domain Name Scams
To everyone out there that has a domain name - check your invoices and who they come from because chances are you have received, or will receive, a FAKE invoice via email, fax or...
Have you checked your Google Analytics reports lately? Are your visitor numbers not very impressive? Maybe it is time to consider contacting a specialist in Search Engine...
Why You Need a Blog
It seems that blogs have been a bit forgotten in the age of social media. Facebook and Twitter get all the headlines and blogs seem a bit like a plain-Jane next door neighbour....
It is Social Media Month at Queensland Media Group in February (or as we like to call it, Share The Love Month). For us, it is about helping businesses to realise that social...
The New Look for Facebook Pages
Attention all Facebook fan page owners: Facebook has released an upgrade for your Facebook page. A lot is different, but in a good way! Thumbs up!
The Social Media Juggernaut
It took radio 30 years to reach 50 million users.
It took TV 13 years to reach 50 million users.
It took the Internet 4 years to reach 50 million users.
It took the iPod 3...
Facebook for your business - Part 1
Does your site feature Facebook functionality?
Do you have a Facebook page for your business?
No!?!! Well, you better hurry up!
Making SEO easier for you
We have improved the search engine compatibility of our CMS (QMG//cms). Now, dynamically generated pages like product details pages, news articles, event details pages and blog...
Girl of the Golden West
Polka Saloon owner Minnie is hiding the bandit Ramerrez, aka Dick Johnson, in her log fire cabin. Sheriff Jack Rance and his posse are closing in. Help Minnie clean up the cabin.
Writing Blogs with Good SEO Content
For many of us, blogs are a way to communicate with our existing customers or prospective clients visiting our website. But a good blog is much more than that and can help you be...
The Changing Face of SEO
Not so long ago, SEO was about lacing your pages with keywords, usually in a keyword cloud. You did that and then forgot about it.
Appy Friday! Beachsafe
A review of the official beach safety iPhone app released by Surf Life Saving Australia. Dive in to my post to find out my thoughts
DIY Content Updates. A Website Design Tip
Ok, so the other day there was a hissy fit here about websites and design. Web designers hate to see their design corrupted, but you, as the owner of it, want to be able to add to...
Cascading Style Sheets - Part 1
Have you ever created a quick document in a word processor and then once completed, decided you'd like all the headings a bit bigger, a different font, slightly more to the right...
Loving the cool stuff.
Since the beginning of the internet people loved sending each other quirky/funny images.
Dave got hitched.
So ladies and gentlemen, young and old we never thought the day would come when good old Dave would get married but after 8 years he finally made the decision.
The long deserved overseas holiday!
Those of you who know me could not deny that it is time for me to spread my wings, experience new cultures, get some new inspiration and have a decent holiday.
Websites: Before & After
Does your website look a bit out of date, perhaps needs a revamp? Here is a 'before & after' showcase of some websites we have redesigned.
Do you think your website is boring? Freshen it up with some JQuery magic!
The majority of information passed over the internet is publically available and there is no need to keep it private, however as soon as sensitive information is needed to be...
Weekend Laneway Adventures
The Valley Laneway Markets are an initiative of some creative, energetic and visionary fellows who were born & bred in the valley, so they have a better understanding of the...
The Basics of Social Media
What is social media? Should I be using social media? How will social media benefit me? How do I get started in using social media?
E-learning: More than just digitising...
E-learning is a phrase that has evolved a lot over the years. Some people associate it with staring at a computer screen reading a PDF version of a text book, or pages & pages of...
AdWords: How to Save Money & Improve your ROI
In a good digital marketing strategy you don't just focus on the budget and bids of your Google AdWords campaign. It is important to work on all factors that determine the success...
The Third Browser War
As we reach the middle of 2010, a fierce war is brewing between the online browser heavyweights. Over the past 3 years we see the Internet browser dominance of Internet Explorer...
Browser Cache - What is it?
For the best possible online experience, all web browsers use a local copy of recently visited web pages so that repeated visits to the site are faster. ...
Tools to plan your website
When you come to us, you generally already have an idea about what you want. We help you to make these ideas come to life and we help you visualise them with some basic tools:...
10 Shortcuts to Computer Cool
You may be the most computer literate person at your work, but perhaps what you know is only the tip of the iceberg. Read on to learn how to impress someone with your casual...
SOS on the SEO
A user-friendly guide to help you understand SEO and how it can benefit your website.
Choosing a Domain Name
One of the first questions you'll be asked by your web designer is "do you have a domain name?" But what is a domain name and how do I get one?
QMG Gets out and about
We love finding new creative avenues and attending industry seminars to learn about the latest trends in the digital realm. The buzz from Brisbane's creative energy is building...
Join the war against SPAM!
Receiving junk email seems to be a part of being online. It's big business, at your expense.
Flash VS the Internet
Flash is evolving to meet the demanding needs of the world wide web today and in the future.
Why the Buzz is it so Blue?
The new Google Buzz feature in Gmail was obviously developed to rival Facebook, but if a user automatically thinks of Facebook when they see the big blue button - is this a good...
Global Game Jam 2010
Global Game Jam - The worlds biggest jam session for interactive game developers!
The 11 Second Club
If you're looking for a place to view some smashing animation, or happen to be an animator looking to participate in friendly competition, the 11 Second Club is for you.
Choose the right colour scheme!
Brighten up your marketing with some more colour to create a mood for your brand. Check out these 3 free online tools that we use in the QMG studio for creating matching colour...
QMG Updates: Latest 2010 Team Upgrade
We have a new team! QMG has welcomed three new creative professionals to bring more skills to develop bigger and better projects in 2010.To celebrate three new additions to...
How email marketing can help your business
It is a cost-effective and flexible communication tool. Create a fully branded email campaign to deliver your message to potential and existing customers. Email campaigns are an...
Landing pages: Designing through and through
We all know that a website needs to be usable, accessible and functional, but in these times where Search Engines rule the world wide web it's not enough anymore to just design a...
New Project: CFA Fire Safe Kids!
Recently our animator found himself lip synching a koala dressed in a fire fighter uniform and our Flash programmer was briefed to build a drag and drop activity in which the user...
Learning in an online world!
Horse Riding Coach is a perfect example of a business utilising technology to reach a worldwide audience from Australia to the Middle East and Asia, all of which have provided...