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03
Jan
Joel Trachtman: The Tools of Argument

3 January 2021

The Tools of Argument is a book about law, written by an American lawyer and intended for the layperson. It’s […]

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19
Jun
Seth Godin: This is Marketing

19 June 2020

Great book. Very interesting, very readable, very enjoyable. Whilst there is a tangible thread through the book, most of the […]

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18
Jun
Front End Suite

18 June 2020

Introducing our latest WordPress plugin, the Red Balloon Front End Suite! To get the front end suite, just search “red […]

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14
Jun
Nudgestock: Patrick Fagan – Cambridge Analytica

14 June 2020

By far the most interesting talk at this year’s virtual Nudgestock was by Patrick Fagan, ex Cambridge Analytica head psychologist, […]

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13
Mar
Uzma’s Quest: Adding Sound Effects and Music

13 March 2020

After revising the software architecture, the next thing I decided to do with Uzma’s Quest was to add sound effects […]

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02
Mar
SEO Experiment: www.braising-steak.com

2 March 2020

The internet is a funny place. In the olden days of websites, people would create sites and blog about things […]

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22
Feb
Uzma’s Quest : Thinking About Software Architecture

22 February 2020

Looking at the software architecture of Uzma's Quest to create code that can more easily be built upon

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05
Feb
Finding an Online Niche for Your Business

5 February 2020

In this post we’ll look at finding great terms to optimise your business website for, based on real search data […]

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28
Jan
A Coder’s View of a Hacked WordPress Site

28 January 2020

My client got every web owners worst nightmare when she received this email from her hosters, telling her that her […]

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18
Jan
WordPress Plugin Coding: Custom Dolly

18 January 2020

Custom Dolly is my first WordPress plugin. It extends the Hello Dolly plugin by allowing you to add the lyrics […]

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14
Jan
Creating Websites For Conversion

14 January 2020

Most websites, especially small business websites, are poorly designed. That might not mean that they don’t look good (and I’m […]

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09
Jan
Adding Social Icons to Elementor Menu

9 January 2020

Elementor Pro is great, but one of the things it won’t let you do natively is add your social icons […]

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03
Jan
Never trust a screenshot

3 January 2020

Fake screenshot alert! How to change content on a webpage in seconds, using nothing but the Chrome browser

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24
Dec
97% Performance on Google’s Lighthouse Audit

24 December 2019

I reached 97% on desktops and 96% on mobiles on Google's Lighthouse Audit performance score. These are the steps I took to reach the top scores.

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24
Dec
How to code a mobile menu with submenus for WordPress

24 December 2019

When coding a WordPress theme you’re going to need a mobile menu. The difficulty with a WordPress website is that […]

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07
Nov
Using a blog to improve your Google ranking

7 November 2019

After on-page SEO (see The 2 Steps to On-Page SEO ), the next most important factor in climbing the Google […]

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07
Nov
5 Rules for Growing Your Business Using Facebook

7 November 2019

Many businesses try to promote themselves using their Facebook page, but what should you do to go about using your […]

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05
Nov
The 2 Steps to On-Page SEO

5 November 2019

Nearly all website owners hope that their site will be well-positioned on Google. For most, this begins with “on-page SEO” […]

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04
Nov
2 Steps to a Great Colour Scheme

4 November 2019

A colour scheme might seem trivial, but the colours that we choose for a site or for a brand have […]

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04
Nov
5 Things You Must Put on Your Website

4 November 2019

So you’ve decided to create a website for your business, but what information do you need to put online? It’s […]

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