If you care about how many people see, and engage with your Facebook posts – then you need to know when to post to that particular page.
Don’t trust blanket rules of ‘most readers are online and responsive between 10am – 11am’.… Read More
Starting today Gmail emails will now show images by default.
This applies to all emails — not just trusted senders, particular mailboxes or those for whom you’ve already clicked ‘Always display images from’.
So inboxes are about to become a whole lot more colourful.… Read More
The related posts plugin ‘YARPP’ from Mitcho is a fine piece of work, and worth supporting.
But as with many WordPress plugins, sooner or later you come across something you need to do with it that the author hasn’t considered yet, or had time to add, or been nagged enough to provide
And so we found ourselves on a project wanting to exclude certain posts from displaying any related posts.… Read More
If you occasionally use one of the Kindle reading Apps (e.g. to read Kindle books on your PC) you may have been welcomed by the friendly message saying:-
“This version of the kindle reader has expired and cannot be used.”
And your only option is to ‘OK’ the error and get dumped out of the reader application.… Read More
It’s very easy to make mistakes with the htaccess Order directive, so if it’s not working here’s some tips to fix it (for Apache web servers).
If we get the ‘Deny, Allow’ bit the wrong way round it won’t do what we expect – at best it will do nothing, at worst it denies everybody access to our site.… Read More
Let’s face it, RSS feeds are not read by ‘normal’ people.
Real, non-techie people haven’t a clue what RSS is, or how to use Google Reader.
That’s OK if your blog is about geek or tech subjects. But if you’re trying to get regular readers for a site about cross stitch, don’t expect RSS readers to hit even the double figures if all you have is a feed button on your blog.… Read More
People have different opinions about the worst email marketing mistakes. But these four are at or near the top of nearly everyones list.
Everyone should know by know that sending unsolicited emails is just plain dumb.
But judging just by the number of messages in my spam box, I can see that thousands of spammers are still out there.… Read More