Posts Categorized: Business

Confessions of a web entrepreneur…

As a way to ease me back into writing more meaty entries than the frivolous ones I've been doing recently, I thought I'd collect my thoughts about entrepreneurship on the web. While the title may apply to me, I can't help but feel I'm a bit of a fraud entrepreneur, because I don't drive round…

Stastically speaking…

For the last few months I've been getting more and more interested in website statistics program. While one of my clients uses the excellent Mint it's not the right answer for everyone. For instance, it doesn't handle storing multiple sets of stats for diffeent domains in the same database therefore making it useless for the…

The power of the niche…

I've been pretty busy recently, as you can guess from the very sporadic entries on this blog. Not only have I been doing a lot of work on the Wiblog system (have you seen the Wiblog Newsroom?) but I've been continuing my burgeoning career as a Serious Writer :0) If you've got your business head…

Dot net, dot schmet…

Anyone who's used a Microsoft Access database in anything approaching a serious application knows that Bill Gates made a serious mistake expecting people to use that "database". I use the term in it's loosest sense. Hey, maybe I'm biased as I've had some horrific experiences with the dreaded .mdb files. But one of the bains…

A thoroughly nice bloke…

The founder of Ubuntu, Mark Shuttleworth, has been interviewed on Channel 4's More4 News. He doesn't often appear on TV, but I wish he did. He seems like a great bloke. Thanks to the Ubuntu blog for making me aware of this. Oh, and I couldn't help but post another picture of our beautiful baby.…