I recently stumbled across a great source of practical, qualified and tailored advice for our company. He knows our business like no-one else, is an expert in his field, always has time for us, and is completely free. (Despite the publishing date of this post, this is not an April Fool’s Joke.) Aaron and I recently had our annual get-together, … Read More
As a UK business you have to register for VAT (value added tax). Stick with me on this. You have to register “if your turnover of VAT taxable goods and services supplied within the UK for the previous 12 months is more than the current registration threshold of £79,000, or you expect it to go over that figure in the … Read More
Google made some pretty dramatic changes to their privacy policies. When they announced them, the tech world was in uproar. The changes have now been in place for twelve days. Did the average user care? Did you, your parents or friends close their accounts? Did you contact your MP or congressman? We (you and I) perceive the web quite differently … Read More
When a competing product offers similar benefits, a little dissatisfaction may be all that’s needed to make the leap. If Facebook do nothing by the way of change or burn a few more privacy/usability bridges, Google+ will undoubtedly prosper. Probably…
A few weeks ago I had the dubious pleasure of staying in one of the worst hotels I have ever set foot in. How does this relate to your business?
Despite reporting over 800 million active users, Facebook appear to be the current hate-figure of the month. Crimes include interface changes and privacy terms – shocking stuff. All of this has happened before, and all of this will happen again. But for now, it’s cool to hate Facebook. Which is why Spotify’s decision to force new users to log into their service using a Facebook account is baffling.
I’m running an Action Class for AppSumo today: Let Dave show you how to get the most value out of Google AdWords! Google Adwords is a great tool for reaching the world with your product or service. Yet unlike most power tools, it comes with no safety instructions, which can cause you to waste a sizeable portion of your budget … Read More
Scene 1 – “been there, done that”: CEO: So what can you do for us? Me: I’ll keep it brief. We bring targeted traffic to your website. Then we make sure that more of your visitors convert. CEO: Hmmm. How do you do bring more traffic? Me: We start with Google. We make sure that your website is optimised both … Read More
Hyperbole and a Half is as far as you can get from the bog-standard blog (blog standard?), and it’s more or less the opposite of my chosen type of reading. But it’s wonderful. It’s original, inspired, and it makes me laugh. Anyone who has ever had a completely insane dog will relate to Wild Animal (The Simple Dog Goes for a … Read More
Despite the obvious popularity of facebook, their future rests on two factors, both of which lie partly out of their control. The first is their ability to make money from a great idea. The web may have changed the delivery method and reach of interesting ideas, but the fundamental law of business still applies. Profit is required. The second is … Read More