Archive for the “Tips and Tutorials” Category

The Write Intentions

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by Neil Cumins

The Easy Way to Get Google Authorship and Why You Need It… About Neil CuminsNeil Cumins is an award-winning copywriter and journalist. He is one of Scotland’s best-known property writers, and is also an enthusiastic technology and IT blogger. He lives in Glasgow, and spends his free time travelling around the UK and watching repeats…

About Neil Cumins

Neil Cumins is an award-winning copywriter and journalist. He is one of Scotland’s best-known property writers, and is also an enthusiastic technology and IT blogger. He lives in Glasgow, and spends his free time travelling around the UK and watching repeats of Top Gear. Follow him on Twitter @G75Media, or via Google+ at www.google.com/+NeilCumins

5 Must-Read Books for Entrepreneurs

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

When you’re running your own business, you can sometimes do with a pep talk. Here are five of the best, as picked by Midphase, supporters of US start-ups and small businesses… Embarking on the journey toward creating your own business and brand comes with a lot of uncertainties. You’ll receive lots of advice as well…

About Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt is a journalist and author. Her work has been published in the Guardian and The Observer, among other places. After hours, she’s a bookworm, a chocoholic, and a serial bubble bath taker. She’s addicted to travelling and spas. Her philosophy for life is live and let live. You can tweet her at @sarahholt01 or find her on Google+.

Have All a Blogger’s Christmases Come At Once?

Posted on May 16th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

  No more breaking your back trying to get a good image on your camera phone. There’s a new way to get photos on your blog. And it’s free. When it comes to blogging, pictures don’t just paint a thousand words, they draw in a few extra readers, too. In fact, blogs with photos are…

About Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt is a journalist and author. Her work has been published in the Guardian and The Observer, among other places. After hours, she’s a bookworm, a chocoholic, and a serial bubble bath taker. She’s addicted to travelling and spas. Her philosophy for life is live and let live. You can tweet her at @sarahholt01 or find her on Google+.

The Benefits of a Vacation [Infographic]

Posted on May 7th, 2014 by Kyle Stubbs

In 2013, Americans left 500 million vacation days unused!  Check out our infographic on why you should use those vacation days below. About Kyle StubbsKyle Stubbs is a social media specialist and content marketer. Out of the office he enjoys following foreign affairs and researching his family tree. Tweet him at @Kyle_Stubbs or connect on…

About Kyle Stubbs

Kyle Stubbs is a social media specialist and content marketer. Out of the office he enjoys following foreign affairs and researching his family tree. Tweet him at @Kyle_Stubbs or connect on LinkedIn or Google+.

5 Ways Web Design Can Damage Your Sales

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by Sarah Holt

You wouldn’t ask someone to read a book from back to front so why ask a web user to navigate your website in unusual ways? Internet users are creatures of habit. For example, most people read web site content by scanning the page in an F-pattern. Plus, the average web user only ever reads 28…

About Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt is a journalist and author. Her work has been published in the Guardian and The Observer, among other places. After hours, she’s a bookworm, a chocoholic, and a serial bubble bath taker. She’s addicted to travelling and spas. Her philosophy for life is live and let live. You can tweet her at @sarahholt01 or find her on Google+.

We’re Gonna Need Backup!

Posted on April 25th, 2014 by Hayden Smith

Many years ago someone said to me, “There are two types of people in the world; those who take backups and those who haven’t experienced data loss.” Thinking back over that point, I knew it once applied to me. While I used to keep duplicates of data on floppy disks due to their fragile nature,…

About Hayden Smith

By day, Hayden Smith designs and implements systems to make our data centres and their operations more efficient. With over a decade of experience in running servers, using Linux and programming in various languages, his expertise is often in demand. In his free time he writes science fiction, enjoys photography, and likes djing

Spring Cleaning Checklist – Protect Your Site From Potential Threats!

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by Kyle Stubbs

  It’s time to shake off the off the winter blues, roll up your sleeves, and clear out the cobwebs in preparation for your spring cleaning. While you are at it, now is also a great time to make sure your website is safe and secure from potential threats. We’ve put together a list of…

About Kyle Stubbs

Kyle Stubbs is a social media specialist and content marketer. Out of the office he enjoys following foreign affairs and researching his family tree. Tweet him at @Kyle_Stubbs or connect on LinkedIn or Google+.

5 Tips for Knock-Out Blog Photography

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

by Emilie DeCoursey        In the digital age, a picture doesn’t just paint a thousand words. On the right blog post, it can hook a thousand fans, too. You can spend hours writing the perfect blog post and days researching a topic. But add a subpar picture and your content is likely to…

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