EU Cookies Plugin—EU Privacy Directive Compliance For WordPress Websites

The EU Cookies Plugin helps your WordPress website comply with EU privacy regulations, with NO popups, NO scarey messages, and NO disabling of website functionality.

This plugin won’te lose you website traffic.

For almost all websites, it will be sufficient to install this plugin, check that it applies to what you actually do, and . . . → Read More: EU Cookies Plugin—EU Privacy Directive Compliance For WordPress Websites

How To Comply With The EU Cookie Directive (from May 26th 2012)

This post explains how to comply with the EU cookie directive which came into force on May 26th 2012. If you have not taken action or want to review the measures you have put in place, this post gives some background and provides recommendations to help you comply with the law without losing website . . . → Read More: How To Comply With The EU Cookie Directive (from May 26th 2012)

Unthink Social Network—Homestead Deed (Full Text)

I just received my invite to Unthink, a brand new “all-in-one” social network from, I don’t know who—because their “about” page doesn’t say who they are. I’ve written a bit more about Unthink in the following post:

[link coming.. be patient :-)]

Unthink.com is a slick website, but what struck me most is . . . → Read More: Unthink Social Network—Homestead Deed (Full Text)

Facebook Marketing Tip: Add Your Facebook Pages To Your Personal Profile

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This is such an obvious but useful tip I am kicking myself for not having thought of it sooner!

Instead of presenting people with a lengthy CV of places I used to work I have now used my business Facebook Pages to show my current employment. This both looks good and shares my Facebook . . . → Read More: Facebook Marketing Tip: Add Your Facebook Pages To Your Personal Profile

Facebook Marketing Tip: What To Put In My Personal Facebook Profile

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I don’t put much personal information in my personal Facebook profile. Why not? I will explain in a moment, but oddly perhaps, maintaining my privacy benefits my Facebook marketing. This is because by not sharing much personal information I am able to make my personal profile visible to everyone, and use my personal profile . . . → Read More: Facebook Marketing Tip: What To Put In My Personal Facebook Profile

What Can Google Do With Your Copyright Content & Photos?

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What happens when you post your copyright material to Google+? What rights does Google “assume” from your sharing? Do you realise, that like Facebook, Google has the right to do just about anything it likes with your data, personal photos and prose?

There has been a lot of debate about what rights online services . . . → Read More: What Can Google Do With Your Copyright Content & Photos?

How To See/Monitor The Cookies A Website Creates?

Suddenly, with the recent EU Directive on Privacy/Website Cookies it has become important to understand what cookies your website creates and when. If you need to analyse website cookies, see what functions create/access them and when, this post explains how.

See also: How To Get Ready For The EU Cookie Directive to find out if your . . . → Read More: How To See/Monitor The Cookies A Website Creates?

What’s The EU Privacy/Cookie Directive & What Do I Have Do About It?

The EU Privacy directive affecting website cookies came into force in UK law on 26 May 2011, and applies not just to UK based websites but any website that caters for people in the European market—wherever the company is based. That means every website visited by people in the EU, including those outside the . . . → Read More: What’s The EU Privacy/Cookie Directive & What Do I Have Do About It?

How To Stop Facebook Using Your Actions To Promote Products

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You may have noticed that sometimes your friends appear to endorse products in facebook adverts like the one shown here. What’s wrong with this you may wonder, after all, you did ‘Like’ this, so maybe its ok for facebook to show your endorsement on the advert too?

What’s . . . → Read More: How To Stop Facebook Using Your Actions To Promote Products