Posts Categorized: Business

myJournal – it lives!

As promised oh so many weeks ago, myJournal is now live. At the moment it's in a beta state so membership is by invitation only, however visitors have full access to all the public parts of the site. It's aimed to be a powerful social networking tool specifically for businesses and is packed with features:…

The Sun rises on the Dolphin

That cryptic title will speak volumes to those in-the-know in the web world. MySQL, the most popular open-source database system (and one of the pillar stones of the mighty LAMP stack) has been bought by Sun. This could well turn out to be a very important day in the history of the free web.

Unplanned marketing

Let me tell you a story. This is about me and my friend Toby. We're both musicians (although Toby is a proper musician who Does Gigs and Gets Paid for them) and we're both into obscure, unheard-of music. Two weeks ago I gave Toby a hundred or so tracks by a very eclectic mix of…

Yorkshire Twist: Part 1

Over the next few months I hope to make some pretty big changes regarding the way I do business. The biggest change is my company name, currently stillbreathing.co.uk, will change to Yorkshire Twist. Sounds like a cocktail involving ferrets, I know. Let me explain. The Yorkshire bit speaks for itself. I'm based in the heart…

Target by name…

Roger Johansson is one of the leading experts on accessibility in website design. "Accessibility" means making sure that website will be usable by visitors with different abilities, experience, software and hardware. Just like it's the law that you should not hinder disabled people accessing a shop, it's a law in some places at least that…