Cybersecurity and digital marketing

In certain circles of an organization, cybersecurity can be seen as a headache and conundrum due to the substantial financial investment associated with it. Executives and managers must carefully balance the need for the best security measures with being solvent. Oftentimes cybersecurity budgets are set begrudgingly with many in the organization knowing the truth, that no matter how expensive, expansive…

5 Ways To Get Your Website Ready For The Christmas Period

With the festive season fast approaching, in no time at all shoppers are going to be swarming online on the hunt for the best deals for their Christmas shopping, gift or decorating inspiration, festive recipes and everything in between. It’s time to think about whether your website is optimised to maximise conversion opportunities, and cope with the extra traffic.

My favorite new VPS host

Considering that I’ve been building websites for about 20 years, it’s probably not surprising that I’ve used MANY different hosts.  If I had to guesstimate, I’d say the total is somewhere around 50.  And depending on the type of site, the importance of its uptime, how resource-intensive it is, I’ve used everything from shared hosts, to VPSs, to dedicated servers, and of…

The future of community gardening

As some of my followers may have heard, I sold my main business (SocialAdr) a couple months ago.  I’ve been working on it since 2009, so the sale was definitely a bitter-sweet feeling. I’m not one to sit idly by, watching the hours go by, so although I could have taken some time off, I was eager to get going…

BlendBee – delicious custom tea blends!

Are you a tea lover?  I wanted to share this awesome service with you. BlendBee.com is a site that allows you to order customized tea blends.  You can pick from over 80 different ingredients from the “Blending Station”.  Super cool. Here’s all the categories of ingredients: Black Teas Green & White Teas Red Teas Berries Flowers Fruits & Beans Herbs Roots &…

Event Hunt – find startup and tech events in your city

Just stumbled across this service I thought was pretty cool – http://eventhunt.io It’s a great platform if you want to socialize, learn new things, or find new opportunities (investors, free business advise) in you city.  It can also help you to get to know people when you move to a new location. If you’re familiar with Product Hunt, it has a similar design.  Check it out…

DoSocial – new social media management service

If you do any form of online marketing, whether it be for your own company, or for clients, you likely use social media.  There’s plenty of ways to manage your various Twitters and Facebooks and whathaveyous, but now there’s a new service thrown into the mix:  DoSocial.   DoSocial offers a user-friendly interface to manage your social media profiles.  You can setup identities…