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Welcome to the names.co.uk blog, the new name for Namesco! At names.co.uk we provide domain registration, web hosting, personal and business email, ecommerce solutions, website creation tools, business servers and lots more.

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Our tasty Macmillan Coffee Morning

Today we held our Macmillan Coffee Morning in support of all the great work Macmillan nurses do for people living with cancer. As you can see we had an abundance of yummy treats brought in by our staff, which were then hand delivered to people’s desks for a fee! We’ve also been selling raffle tickets to win tasty beverages and selling handmade cards to help raise money for this great cause. The Macmillan Coffee Morning is the charity’s largest fundraising event, where they ask people across the UK to hold a coffee morning to raise money. In 2013, 154,000 people … Continue reading

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Win a Nikon COOLPIX digital camera!

Nikon COOLPIX S9700 Digital Camera

To highlight the launch of the .uk domain name, we’re inviting you to enter our fantastic competition to help celebrate beautiful destinations all over the UK. You can enter via our Facebook page and be in with a chance of winning a Nikon COOLPIX S9700 compact digital camera worth over £200! All you have to do is upload a photograph of a place in the UK that you think is beautiful. If you didn’t know the photo to the left was taken of St Agnes in Cornwall, you might be fooled into thinking it’s somewhere in the Mediterranean or another tropical … Continue reading

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6 essential tips before starting a website


DIY, we’ve all done it (or tried to) whether it be plumbing a faulty leak, or putting together a fancy IKEA storage system, it’s in our nature to give it a go. And this should be the same when it comes to building your very first website.  Like plumbing or DIY, without the right tools, knowledge or tips, things can sometimes get a bit complex, so we’ve comprised 6 top tips of our own to help you plan and prepare before you start building your fabulous new website. 1. Establish the aim of your website What is it you want … Continue reading

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Office 365 – Join the subscription revolution!

Office 365

Officially launched in 2011, Office 365 brings brings the full Office Online suite to work with Exchange Email, SharePoint and Lync Online, Office 365 is built on an always-up-to-date Cloud service. A subscription-based service, Office 365 allows users to securely access, edit, share, store and sync all your office files from anywhere in real time. So what does this revolutionary cloud based package from Microsoft mean for your business? Firstly, what is a subscription-based service? A subscription-based service encourages customers to make regular payments, usually monthly, to have access to a product or service. This is an alternative payment method … Continue reading

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Office for iPad Functionality

Office for iPad

Microsoft’s Office for iPad has gained considerable notoriety and excellent reviews across the board since its release in 2011. So what is it about Office for iPad that saw downloads reach 12 million in its first week and more than 27 million in its first month and a half? Whilst the Office for iPad app is free to open in a read-only mode, creating and editing documents does require users to sign up to an Office 365 subscription. It includes 3 key apps; a spreadsheet (Excel), word processor (Word) and presentation software (Keynote) all of which are compatible with the … Continue reading

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