As if there’s not enough to do, racing around and tweaking your websites’ code to pander to Google’s needs, there’s now the AMP Project from Big G. Announced yesterday on the official Google blog, AMP is the Accelerated Mobile Pages project. The aim of the AMP project is to improve delivery of content on mobile • Read More »
When Google says jump many people ask how high? So when the Mountain View search giant announced today that it would start flagging up mobile friendly websites in the SERPS this was a sign of just how serious it is to have a mobile first theme. Looking at the Analytics stats for one of my • Read More »
I recently received a phone call from a local small business, asking for my assistance. Owning a mass of domain names, websites and email accounts, they were having trouble understanding and managing their portfolio, so I agreed to step in to organise and consolidate their web assets.
Running a business where I purchase domain names (and set up web hosting) on behalf of my clients, I’ve had quite a few emails from domain name registrars trying to market the new tranch of Top Level Domains (TLDs). I must admit that I’ve been far too busy to really take much notice of these • Read More »
Many years ago I used to joke about how nothing is sacred to advertisers and that one day you wouldn’t even be able to go for a quiet visit to the “throne room” without being advertised to; unreeling the toilet roll, there would be an advert on your triple-quilted soft-ply toilet tissue and you’d finally • Read More »
“Securing Small Business Data by Encrypting it” was originally written by Paul Mackenzie Ross for is4profit.com One big problem facing British small businesses these days is the data security risk, but how do SMEs go about encrypting their data? A recent report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggested that, cumulatively, cybercrime was costing • Read More »
[NOTE: John Browett is no longer the CEO of Dixons Group. As of January 2012 it has been reported that he has joined, of all places, Apple!] Dear Mr Browett, I know you haven’t responded personally to any of my previous emails but I’m starting to feel very familiar with this ongoing relationship, so do you • Read More »
Remember my open letter to PC World back in September? Well they promised to call within 72 hours and I heard nothing. Working for a small business and running another small business on the side has taken up so much of my time this year. From the 4th January until the 5th December I’d taken 3 • Read More »