Your ‘LIKE’ matters, what you ‘SHARE’ is *your* integrity.

Facebook advert showing friend’s endorsement

It disturbs me when I see folks on social media posting potentially damaging things without a sense of critical analysis and discernment, or acting apparently without integrity. I’ve seen both on facebook today.

Both the overly rational and the overly irrational seem susceptible to this on facebook. In . . . → Read More: Your ‘LIKE’ matters, what you ‘SHARE’ is *your* integrity.

How To Keep Safe Online: Disable Java

Keep safe online: I strongly recommend disabling Java plugins in your web browser and consider uninstalling Java altogether. While this is more of an issue on Windows computers for the time being, Linux and Apple iOS users should also take action because Java based vulerabilities are easily redirected to attack any platform.

A recent . . . → Read More: How To Keep Safe Online: Disable Java

Leaping from Windows XP ThinkPad to Bodhi Linux

Finally switched my ageing laptop from Windows XP to Linux…

Initial impressions good:– faster shut-down (almost instant)– faster boot– faster login– faster all round.. and not just a little. It is a LOT faster at everything. I haven’t yet had a chance to sit back and sigh impatiently. On Windows XP I was generally . . . → Read More: Leaping from Windows XP ThinkPad to Bodhi Linux

Free Encrypted Online Backup, File Sharing & Synchronisation

At last, privacy and security are being addressed in the cloud.

SpiderOak are late to the party, but their solution is best of breed in my opinion, and early landgrabbers like DropBox and Syncplicity (amongst others) should be quaking in their boots. By the way, all these services offer useful amounts of free storage, . . . → Read More: Free Encrypted Online Backup, File Sharing & Synchronisation

Why Convert A Website To WordPress?

I just had a look over the traffic for the lifetime of this website and the picture it paints is dramatic. The chart is a powerful illustration of the answer to the question, “Why convert a website to WordPress?”

The rest of this post explains the reasons which underly this, and should help . . . → Read More: Why Convert A Website To WordPress?

How To Choose A Web Designer

The reason that so many small business websites don’t generate business, is because they were built by the wrong person. This post explains how to choose a website designer because is vital you find someone who knows how to create a business website, and not just a plain designer.

There are two ways . . . → Read More: How To Choose A Web Designer

How To Increase Website Traffic 30% In A Month

What a lovely graph! The image shows how my website traffic grew over the last 30 days. If you measure the first and last peaks you’ll see it is up over 30% in one month (the dips are weekends).

If you want to know how to increase website traffic, read on!

The graph . . . → Read More: How To Increase Website Traffic 30% In A Month

How To Choose A Domain Name On The Tube!

Stuck for a good domain name? Finding a good domain name is both important and difficult, because so many have been taken. This is especially hard for a .COM domain, but I’ll show you how to choose a great domain name that’ll work with your brand. All it takes is two simple but effective . . . → Read More: How To Choose A Domain Name On The Tube!

Where Did My Website Traffic Go: To Google!

Google logo

Don’t rely on Google for your website traffic. When you are typing “Where did my website traffic go?” into Google, remember I told you this back in 2012!

As everyone quickly learns, it takes more than just creating a website to get visitors, and more than getting website visitors to generate business. This is . . . → Read More: Where Did My Website Traffic Go: To Google!

Thesis 2.0 Documentation, Tutorials & Articles

Thesis 2.0

NEW: the official Thesis 2 Theme User Guide is here, now with video tutorials (see below).

Thesis 2.0 Documentation is growing by the day. Since Thesis 2.0 was released (October 1st, 2012) there has been a rush to provide documetation, which I’ve been collecting together here, and adding to almost daily. This is . . . → Read More: Thesis 2.0 Documentation, Tutorials & Articles