Monthly Archives: June 2011

How to give access to Google Analytics data

You may want to give other people access to your Google Analytics data for a number of reasons. To share with a consultant, to let others in your company run reports, to have a Geek like me set up reports for you etc. If you give them your password to






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Webmaster Tools for Bing and Google

As a Webmaster (or someone who has a website managed for you) you should make sure you are getting as much value from your hard work as you can. Both Google and Bing offer free tools designed to help you manage and track your website. They let you answer questions






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Window, Mac or Linux – how do I choose?

What’s your computer of choice? How do you know you are getting the best computer for you? Looking at market share the most likely computer you are using now is a variety of Windows, or Mac or perhaps even Linux. There are lots of ways of measuring the ‘market share’






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What features to look for in a web hosting provider

I have heard it said that your relationship with your web host can be a bit like starting a romantic relationship. There are lots of promises and potential to start with but you never really know someone until you have spent some time together. Until you have a chance to






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Now we get spam on Skype too

Spam, and people trying to do the wrong thing are everywhere! I was at a client’s this week when she received an incoming Skype call from “Urgent Update”. It was a recorded message starting to tell her that there was a security problem… We hung up! They call it ‘vishing’






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GMail and Sony hacked – passwords exposed

How much trouble would you be in if your email password was stolen? You have probably heard already that Sony and GMail have been the target of attacks designed to break into accounts and steal passwords and other information. In the incident with Sony as reported by Digital Trends, the






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