Launching a service for startups

The impression you can get from the press these days is that all startups are tech related. Everything is focused around them. But what about those startups who aren’t tech related? What about those businesses starting from the kitchen table at home? What about those startups that want to be independent businesses? These aren’t chasing seed funding. They need to market to customers, not investors. They just want to get started without emptying their bank accounts. Read on…

September 17, 2014

10 years as an independent creative


Well where did that go then? This month marks 10 years I’ve been independent as a creative professional.

I’ve been wondering about celebrating. But then I thought, is it even something to celebrate? Do I feel I’ve achieved enough? Read on…

March 25, 2014

WordPress help in 2014

I create lots of WordPress websites for clients, but not all of them find it easy to just pick up WordPress straight away.

Currently I offer affordable training and documentation to help these clients, but I’ve decided this year I may put all this content (and much more) into a stand alone website. Read on…

January 15, 2014

How to save a wet phone

water drops
No matter how much you take care of your technical gadgetry, the best laid plans are bound to go wrong at some point.

I’m protective bordering on obsessive with mine. I know from one or two past experiences how painful it can be to break something you rely on for work and is also very expensive to fix. Read on…

November 25, 2013