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Newsletter October/November 2003 Issue No 34S

This edition looks at:

  • Utilities you should not be without - Check them out here!
  • Search engine news - Do you really need both "organic/natural" & PPC listings...
  • IT/Internet legal issues - EU Directive 2002/58/EC
  • Latest virus news - Check live virus info
  • Fast Fact - Flexible working could save thousands!
  • Online Marketing, Services & Software - This section is for existing clients only
    • EU Directive 2002/58/EC
    • Online Marketing - Pay Per Click (PPC) Latest & Affiliate Marketing 
    • Services, updates & upgrades
    • Other useful Software

If you do not receive this level of service and proactive support from your existing web developers then you need to talk to us FREE on 0800 074 8575 or contact us Here

  • Utilities you should not be without - Check them out here!

Sample the latest online products and services which are driving the success of online projects Sure Communication are involved with, by clicking Here

  • Search engine news - Do you really need both "organic/natural" & PPC listings...

Do you really need both "organic" or "natural" listings, generated by search engine optimization (SEO)/Web Positioning, and paid placement, aka pay-per-click advertising (PPC), to be successful on search engines?

An expert panel assembled at the Search Engine Strategies 2003 Conference, August 18-21, San Jose, CA. concluded an emphatic "Yes!" to that very question.

Highlighting the benefits of a combined approach, panelists named higher overall click-through rates, greater penetration of search engine results, more comprehensive keyword research, and building credibility as clear reasons to create campaign strategies with both organic and paid listings.

Ensure you increase traffic to your website &

  • IT/Internet legal issues - EU Directive 2002/58/EC

With the 31st October 2003 deadline upon us, you should by now have completed or be in a position to ensure your site complies with recommendations made in the above directive.

Even if you do not conduct email broadcasts, then it still affects your site! 

Read more about EU Directive 2002/58/EC and an interesting FAQ on Opt-In email Here

  • Latest virus news - Check live virus info

Brought to you in conjunction with Sophos Anti Virus - Click Here for live info on the latest viruses and hoaxes or go to

If you use a computer whether it be standalone or on a network, you need to protect your system! Good protection is achieved by having a security policy, which incorporates regular Operating System updates, deploying Anti Virus software and installing a Firewall.

OS updates can be obtained from Microsoft at and affordable Anti Virus and firewall software/hardware is available from various suppliers so there really are no excuses for being caught out. 

Please be certain you take the necessary steps to ensure against infection.

Read more Here

  • Fast Fact - Flexible working could save thousands!

Flexible working could save UK businesses £16,000 per employee every year, according to new figures from British Telecom (BT). BT say the cost of maintaining one workstation per employee is £18,000 and only 42% of all office desks are in use at any one time; it estimates that it only costs £2,000 per year to provide an employee with flexible working technology and support.

Current statistics indicate that, at least 1.2 million people work from home in the UK

To find out more clickHere

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  • EU Directive 2002/58/EC

  • Online Marketing

  • Services, updates & upgrades

  • Other useful Software

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