Posts Categorized: Web world

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… Read more »

Google sitemaps…

I’ve been playing with the excellent Google Sitemaps facility (yes, you guessed it, it’s in beta) and I’m impressed. It’s easy to use, and provides some really nice simple statistics for those that are that way inclined. For example, here’s my top ten search queries: Number Search Average position 1 animals 11 2 sport 17… Read more »

What’s in a name?…

Chris Anderson, erstwhile editor of Wired magazine, member of the technological elite and author recounts a story about early 80’s hair, a battle of bands, and how he was nearly in REM. Fantastic, I’d have loved to be there. Funnily enough just the other day I dug out my copy of Green by REM (disclaimer,… Read more »

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… Read more »