☞ thoughts

Just ship it (really?)

October 19, 2012,

There was a time, in my lifetime, where version 1.0 was THE version. It had to be. There was very little room for error because getting an updated version out the door cost a lot of money, and was a difficult task. Back then – I’m talking pre fast Internet – the cost of a […]

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4 pages for £250 and the falacy

May 19, 2012

Websites are a mystery to the average person – they know that they need one for their business but they have little idea of the process involved and little idea of the potential cost. Sensationalist numbers are banded around in the media but the question “how much is a website” is never answered. Often times […]

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On becoming a sellout (offline marketing techniques online)

April 21, 2012

I’ve been recently in a situation where I felt the website I was working on was being a little dishonest in the way it requested information from the end user. I have strong principles and with this experience it has made me realise that they lie very closely with the end user, that is – […]

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My film on jimmyteens.tv about that cancer.

April 5, 2012

You know I work for jimmyteens.tv – that’s a cancer support website you know. I’ve worked for them since waaaay back in 2005 and although I’ve read the news and appeared on the odd film here and there I never actually had a film about me. But now I do, and here it is in […]

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That talk and how it went

December 8, 2011

I was prepared. I was confident. I wasn’t particularly nervous. I boarded that train and made way across London, the Teenage Cancer Trust offices where I donned my suit, to the location of the eyeforpharma Mobile Strategies 2011. The crowd was a fair size, maybe 150 people, and the seat were arranged around tables in […]

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Preparing for my first conference talk

November 28, 2011

After I went self employed one of my “to dos” was to become confident at public speaking. I’m happy to talk for a long time about things I know about, like bikes and the web, to friends but speaking in front of a crowd of people has always filled me with dread. As a practice […]

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