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What’s wrong with a cheap website?

I read a great post today, “What A Free Website Says About Your Company“, and I was leaving such a lengthy comment that I thought I’d better turn it into a blog post instead. My company’s websites start from a…

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Don’t let me down (on Twitter)

Social media is a cracking opportunity for businesses (especially the little guys) but many times folks are completely stumped as to the first steps to take. A common cry is “what would I say?! Why would anyone be interested in…

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Twitter Image Preview Help Guide

Recently Twitter ‘upgraded’ the experience so that images are automatically previewed in the timeline. This means that, when you are viewing your tweets via the Twitter website or via the official apps; pictures are not just links; you get a…

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WordPress.com & nice call to action buttons

During the restructure of my business I’ve been using this blog as my main website (more details on the reasoning behind that here). I do like using WordPress.com (as opposed to self-hosting) as, on this occasion, I like living with…

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Multiple websites (pros & cons)

View this post on Instagram Buoys will be buoys A post shared by Joel Hughes (@joel_hughes) on May 6, 2012 at 12:40pm PDT My general recommendation to clients is to have a single, central website however there are obviously circumstances…

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3 Reasons to Blog

Messed up #naphoto door A photo posted by Joel Hughes (@joel_hughes) on Jan 26, 2013 at 10:53am PST I was at a lovely, local business networking event recently and we were all chatting around the table about various topics; I…

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Apple’s new iPhones, iBeacon & BLE

As an Apple fan boy I was pretty interested to see what Apple would announce during this week’s keynote. I wasn’t disappointed with the new iPhones (great advances with the camera) but I don’t think there was anything really revolutionary…

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