16 February 2009

Adopt a blog #22 sethgodin.typepad.com/

Ok so hands up, before I was assigned the Seth Goodin blog to review I hadn’t previously been aware of his work, other than the fact he was the author of one of the webs most popular marketing blogs. However once his blog was syndicated with my reader I soon became pretty hooked.  Goodin’s style is both persuasive and witty …

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16 February 2009

Keyboard Shortcuts #1

Mouse, keyboard, mouse, keyboard, mouse…… Annoying isn't it? It's annoying writing about it, it's annoying reading about it, but it's not as annoying as when your hand has to keep jumping from one to the other. Whilst having to do this should not be viewed as a show-stopper, as it can help build your beer-drinking muscles, it can also lead …

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16 February 2009

The Queens Website Reviewed

The newly unveiled Royal.gov.uk has without a doubt been the most talked about website in the United Kingdom for just over the past week. A few small flaws in the site design and implementation have been particularly visible to ‘SEO experts’, webmasters and even the ordinary web surfer . The site has successfully been able to get 30,400 pages of …

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16 February 2009

Putty Connection Manager

Tired of having multiple Putty session windows cluttering up your Windows pc? It amazes me that such a popular ssh client program doesn’t support tabs for managing multiple putty sessions. Well, as an interim solution, try Putty Connection Manger. It’s a handy little tool to help you manage your putty sessions within a single workspace. Although a stable version hasn’t …

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16 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog #21 – Valleywag.com

I have to admit when i first heard i had to review a blog on  Silicon Valley news it didn't fill me with a huge amount of excitement. I had never visited the site and I thought 'here we go again' another site filled  with news on the latest movers and shakers in the IT world, the next Google or …

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16 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog #20 – How to get things done

So I adopted a blog called Lifehacker.com, which advertises itself as the website for 'tips and downloads for getting things done'.  We all know that the most finite resource in everyone's life today is time; I was interested to see what gems of wisdom this website would offer.  Having now invested some of my very precious time in reviewing the …

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13 February 2009

My first website…

Was made in around ’96 for The Perfect Propaganda Company, the project was as a disaster in many ways but one that I learnt priceless lessons from. Perfect Propaganda, a start-up media agency, was the brainchild of an IBM marketing manager based in New York. The team comprised of Chris (the project manager), a guy called Klaus (an investor), my …

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13 February 2009

A tweet from the Queen?

Not likely, and perhaps a royal blog is also out of the question, but for those wishing for a touch of majesty, or a sneak peek into the private lives of the British Royal Family, there is www.royal.gov.uk – the freshly re-launched royal website was unveiled by none other than Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the world wide web, …

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13 February 2009

Adopt-a-blog #19 – www.macrumors.com

Well I’m reporting back with my Adopt-a-blog review of www.macrumors.com. Any thoughts on what it might possibly be about? – Mac rumours, Apple Mac rumours. But that is not all it’s about, this blog is the one bookmark you will need if you find yourself owning more than 1 Apple product or if you simply just a fan of Apple. …

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12 February 2009

Tamar at the Retail Bulletin Summit 2009

On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, Tamar ventured through the snow to represent the digital agency world at the 2009 ‘retail bulletin’ strategy summit. Filled with speakers and delegates from top UK retail brands, the event consisted of presentations and panel sessions interspersed with breaks for networking and refreshments. After lunch on the second day, Tamars very own Henry Elliss …

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