Merry Christmas and Thank you

by | Dec 23, 2015 | Latest news

Every Christmas, since I can remember I have heard John Lennon’s – So This is Christmas play on the radio. Every Christmas when I hear this song I reflect on the year that has been. Just that first verse gets me thinking and reminiscing.

So this is Christmas
And what have you done
Another year over
And a new one just begun

Read more:  John Lennon – So This Is Christmas Lyrics | MetroLyrics

So what has the Team at Newport Digital been up to in 2015?

  • A new domain name
  • A new logo
  • A new website
  • A new platform

A new domain name

Some of you may have noticed that in early December we changed our domain name from to a shorter more global domain name Newport.Digital. The reason for the change is simple, we wanted to take advantage of the shortened form and we wanted to showcase one of the new GLOBAL Top level domains that are currently available for sale through Newport Digital. There are over 700 new domain extensions available including the following:

  • .accountant
  • .business
  • .cafe
  • .dental
  • .education
  • .finance
  • .gallery
  • plus a further 700+ to choose from.

To see if your new GLOBAL/GENERIC domain name is available go to Newport Digital Domain Search and Pricing and have a look today.

A new logo

Newport-Logo-Icon-2015-128NDWe thought it was about time for a change. The old Newport Digital logo has served us well for over 8 years now, but we really wanted to freshen up what we had. So with a slight colour change and a bigger focus on Australia we have launched our new look and we would love to know what you think. Feel free to comment below.

A new website

Obviously with all this change going on we had to give the website a revamp too. The new website is built with a “mobile-first” design and looks great on all devices. We now run a secure site (https://) and our blog is growing and we are adding articles regularly. Fee free to have a look through our articles and comment.

A new platform

We have been focussing on building a new online business platform that will enable any business to start their online journey easily and instantly. Newport Digital’s new platform has all the goodies you would expect from WordPress but with some extras that include:

  • An extra layer of security
  • Managed backups
  • Managed updates
  • Managed hosting
  • WooCommerce online shopping cart built in
  • Easy to use DIVI Page-Builder
  • Members only area offering tutorials for WordPress. Woo commerce, Search Engine Optimisation and Google Analytics

We have been working hard to bring you a platform that alleviates the common problems experienced by small and medium enterprises when building, maintaining and growing their online presence.

The platform is currently being released to a small group of our clients for testing and will be available for everyone else early in 2016. If you would like to be one of the first to experience this great new platform, please subscribe to our blog to stay up to date.

Newport Digital has had a busy year, thank you to all our clients for your continuing support.  We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and look forward to working with you in 2016, when we release our new platform to the public and a number of other cool new tools to grow your business online.

Merry Christmas from Newport Digital

About the Author

Wayne van Elsen

Wayne van Elsen

Founder at Newport Digital

Thinker. Creator. Unapologetic internet geek. Coffee enthusiast. Entrepreneur. Falls down a lot. But gets back up.
Wayne van Elsen is an experienced entrepreneur, online business coach and WordPress wizard.

If you have 30 minutes free to watch a video,
have a laugh and Have a very Merry Mr Bean Christmas!

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