Supporting Software as a Service

We’ve been using KashFlow.com for our company accounts for a few years now. It’s an online service for which we pay about £20 a month. Prior to KashFlow we used Sage. KashFlow was a welcome breath of fresh air after Sage’s repeated attempts to get you to upgrade every year. Read more…

Twitter / Blog / Blog / Twitter?

Mike Alderson from OpenEye DM'd (Twitter jargon for sending an email) me this evening.  He was pondering the role of his blog vs twitter.  So in the tradition of answering messages via the blog… For me the blog is the place to show your credentials.  You can demonstrate you are Read more…

Twitter is about people you’d like to know better

Ivor Tossell, from Toronto’s Globe and Mail paper, has given Twitter a clever positioning against other social media networks “Facebook is about people you used to know; Twitter is about people you’d like to know better.” (h/t Hazel Hall and Tess Darley via Twitter of course)

Google Love

Last Thursday I went back to school.  The teacher for the evening was Steve Johnston, Google Consultant.  He was giving a one-off presentation on how to make Google Love Your Website in order to raise money for St Laurence School (which his 3 kids attend, and mine probably will in Read more…

Phishy business

I received this email this morning from BusinessLink: From: alerts@businesslink.gov.uk [mailto:alerts@businesslink.gov.uk] Sent: 09 July 2007 11:07To: shane@gallomanor.comSubject: Business Link has an improved registration system – please upgrade Dear registered user As we add new interactive services to our website, we upgrade our security framework to ensure your information is always Read more…

What you thought you knew may be wrong

I’ve come across some recent research by Nielsen/Netratings about who’s active online. Contrary to lazy stereotypes about nerdy teenage boys, they find that now the most prevalent group online in the UK are women aged 18-34 (a group I sadly find myself no longer a member of). And in fact Read more…

Find your evil twin

Want to find blogs similar to the one you’re reading?  Want to attract readers to a new blog?  BlogCode is a nifty endeavour by Tim Ireland and the makers of StoryCode (to find similar books) that allows you to code a blog using 27 variables.  Using a database of hundreds Read more…

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