Getting back into the swing of things

Posted on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

It’s been over 3 years since I last posted here (my last post – according to this blog, was back in 2017).  As usual – most of my blog posts sit around the first quarter of each year – when I come back in “refreshed” from a holiday break and energised with a new set […]

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5 Things We Learnt Building a Product (as an Agency)

Posted on Monday, January 30th, 2017

My talk from the January Meetup of the Marlow [Dev] group. This talk covers the elements we learnt moving from an Agency skillset to a “product” skillset.

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The problem with wearables – is that you wear them

Posted on Sunday, January 15th, 2017

As I (currently) write this – I’m wearing a wearable on each wrist.  Not long ago this would be joined by another in my trainer, or one on my belt.   If you include headphones (which I guess in todays “bluetooth only” world, may be considered a wearable), that’s a lot of tiny batteries to […]

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5 New Features in iOS 10 – And why you should pay attention to them

Posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Read my post on the Hornblower over at twogether about the top 5 features you should be considering as a marketer with iOS 10.   Today, the tenth version of Apple’s phone and tablet operating system, iOS, is released to the public. Previewed at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, the latest release of […]

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4 fingered product placement

Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

The new version of Google Android has been announced, named after the famous and popular Kitkat… The most amusing part of this? The Kitkat homepage has been replace with a parody of the Android announcement.. See it here (i recommend watching the YouTube video too) Source : Story here :

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Setting up your very own short URL domain in 10 minutes (or less)

Posted on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

I’ve always wanted a short URL domain, and aside from some other business ideas I have (which I’ll come on to in a later blog post), its dead easy to setup, and apart from the cost of setting up a domain, completely free. Domain Name The first (and most important) task is to choose a […]

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Save Time Every Morning with a Uniform

Posted on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

  If you’re anything like me, you’ll spend ages every morning deciding what to wear. Is today a shirt day? Is it a t-shirt day? Is a client going to accept me wearing a hoodie? These (micro) decisions may sometimes take up to 2-3 minutes of hunting through clothes; deciding what matches, what tone I […]

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How to be more efficient with iOS6 – using VIP mail to your advantage

Posted on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

iOS6 has been a mixed bag for most people. Its mapping has been laughable, its changes buggy, and its feature set decidedly mediocre, however there is a glimmer of hope for those of you willing to look, and that comes in the way of its VIP mail / contact feature. This feature is a ray […]

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Business systems and empowering employees for improvement

Posted on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

I’m currently reading “The Referral Engine” by John Jantsch (I’ll add the Amazon link later), but he said something that really struck a chord with me, and that’s when you make what’s expected of your team and clearly define routine work, it frees employees up to think of the more creative questions, like how can […]

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Code Wars : PHP vs Ruby vs Python

Posted on Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Just as English differs from French and German, there are multiple languages a web application can be written in. TL;DR – PHP is the winner 🙂 Source: Udemy Blog

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