Monthly Archives: May 2011

Is the website down or is it my internet connection?

The Internet is a big place with lots of connected bits, sometimes when there is a problem it will be at the other end, sometimes it will be with you or your service provider. How do you tell if a website really is down and you should just come back






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Claim your on-line identity

If you’re serious about having an on line identity for your business then it makes sense to claim your user name or brand so that it is available for you when you are ready. I missed doing this years ago and still regret it. When the time came to grab






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Plan to succeed, eat the frog first

I attended a really good seminar today on Self Employment and as a throw away line the speaker asked us to change one thing in our day and ‘Eat the Frog First!’ “What on earth does that mean?”, I hear you asking. It is a way of helping us to






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Outside the box presentations

Hands up if you have ever been subject to “Death by Power Point” There are so many different ways for getting your message across, some of them are wild and include multi media, some just look at things from another angle. A client of mine asked me about how to






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Dropbox for synchronised storage and backup

Dropbox is a fantastic product that effectively gives you a folder on your computer that it will share, and keep synchronised, across all your other computers and the web (Mac, PC, iPhone, Android, etc). Regular readers will know that I am always on a backup soapbox. I also love to






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