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Are you ready for some new top level domains?

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Sydney from Neilsen Park

The .com and have always ruled the Australian market but that is about to change, but that is all about to change. Because the market is about to be flooded with new domain extensions, with everything from .expert to .technology, there’s something to suit every brand and personality out there.

BHP, South32 and what to do when cyber-squatters nab your domain

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BHP Billiton has been stumped by cyber squatters who bought the web address for its new South32 business and tried to charge $10 million for it, see story in financial review. Visitors to expecting to see a polished site explaining the vision behind BHP’s new company are instead greeted by a three-minute video of a woman’s tongue, inviting interes

Advertising on Social Media – Facebook Canvas Pages

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Advertising on the world wide web has rapidly been gaining growth in recent years. Continuing developments in the area of new media technology represent the most important influence on the advertising industry over the next 10 to 15 years. Advertising on the Web has a core advantage in the capacity of fast, integrated and interactive exchange of information to reach customers around the world at relatively low cost.  Web advertising has rapidly become a new popular communication medium in the market.

Eclipse of the moon as seen in Cairns

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Moon eclipse as seen in Cairns

Well I was out on the Esplanade last night in Cairns to see if I can capture images of the blood moon. It wasn't a great spot to witness the events of the lunar eclipse down near The Pier complex where there is quite a lot of light pollution from the Cairns CBD. not to mention the smoldering bushfire across the inlet has left a haze over the city these last few nights.

Major Impact Foundation

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Major Impact Foundation - Donate Today

The Major Impact Foundation is an Australian public benevolent institution, which works directly with disadvantaged Aboriginal people to assist them in overcoming entrenched poverty. They provide support systems to strengthen individual wellbeing and capacity for self-help. The work that the Major impact Foundation carries out is extremely important as they offer services in ways programs funded by government do not.

$1 Domain Registration during May

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$1 domain name registration during May

Bluegroper  Web Development has teamed up with AusRegistry to offer domain name registration for $1 during May 2014. Whether you are registering a matching to protect your brand or setting up a new business, now is the time to register your domain.  For a .au domain ownership you need to be an Australian business or sole trader and have an Australian Business Number (ABN) see .au ownership conditions here.

Bluegroper Web Templates - 10% off

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A web template is a ready made template design and at Bluegroper Web Development we are partnered with the largest web template provider on the web. We have made a decison that all templates for sale on bluegroper will be discounted  by 10% and cheaper then displayed anywhere else. There is a lot happening with Bluegroper and currently we have plans to split the website into a blog site "" and a business site "" . We have a number of quality web hosting plans, cheap domain registration and can deliver quality solutions to your website needs.

The new media

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Australia Day at Parramatta Park
The new media age has become a core phenomenon in modern societies worldwide, shaping the lives of people in conducting work, business and pleasure. The new media can be defined as a form of new culture that rely on computers and networking  for presentation and dissemination of information and media related content.

Towards the paperless office, are we there yet?

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Footbridge over the river in Parramatta Park

The paperless office is a term that has been around for years which is used to describe the office of tomorrow. This essentially means that the office of the future would therefore not be dependent on paper for its day-to-day activities. In today’s world, paper continues to be an influential medium. 


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