Posts Categorized: Business

Wearing different hats…

It's one of the main things I enjoy about my job that I have to wear different hats. Not real hats, of course, I'm talking about metaphorical hats signifying different roles. Some of these hats I enjoy wearing more than others, and some I absolutely resent even going near as they are way outside my…

projectGenie – the website…

Just like "Cheese - the film". I'm being a bit premature with this, but I've waited so long to get this live I'm going to tell you all about it before I've had chance to finish it. You know my project management software? Well, it's now got it's own website. Obviously it's not finished yet,…

Open letter to Oxfam…

Dear Oxfam, I was happy when I heard that you are selling music online. However I wan't so happy to learn that you only allow Windows IE use only. Is that because you think Macintosh and Linux users don't want to give to charity? Is it because you are unaware of the other, more secure…

Web standards in action…

I had a nice email from a client late on Friday night saying that their website was on the first page of Google for one of their most important products. The site: House of Crystal. The search: glass trophies (note: this position may change in the future, so get 'em while they're hot!). The great…

The customer is always right…

Yes, sure. As the good people on Andy Budds website have made clear, some clients are just clueless. That goes for managers, too. If you want to feel my pain, just read that list. My three things: 1) There is no substitute for good content (and no, I won't 'just make something up') 2) There…