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That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Top tips for picking a website name for your business.

While Shakespeare felt Romeo’s surname was unimportant, having the right website name IS. The prevalence of Facebook and other platforms for marketing a business have lulled many into a false sense of security. Stick a few bits of news up and “they will come”. But as we’ve seen in recent times, you have no control

That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Top tips for picking a website name for your business. 2019-02-05T00:02:47+00:00

Cloufest 2018 – Talking Domains and Hosting in Germany

After 1.5 years away from the industry and roughly 7hr travel, I'm back in Rust. Its situated near the German / French border, 230km South for Frankfurt. Pretty much nothing near it. Rural, you would say. Why would the world's largest cloud event, Cloudfest (ex-WHD), choose Rust as a venue ? You see, Rust is

Cloufest 2018 – Talking Domains and Hosting in Germany 2019-02-05T00:04:31+00:00

When the s*** hits the fan.

It will, you know. At some stage, whether in life or work, the sh*** WILL hit the fan. When something affects your clients, you can either panic and run away (aka ignore it), or take a deep breath and take control. By take control, I don’t mean try and brush  the dirt under the carpet.

When the s*** hits the fan. 2018-03-05T22:15:53+00:00

mysuperlongname@gmail.com is NOT cool

You’re driving along and you see a nicely branded van. Very clear messaging, lovely graphics and you know exactly what the service is. There’s even a domain name!   And then, there it is, the ever-present abomination that is the  @gmail address.  Instant fail.   Why?  Why in the name of all the deities (if

mysuperlongname@gmail.com is NOT cool 2018-03-05T22:18:22+00:00

So I sold a domain….

“And how long have you been working here?” was the comment from smart alec Tony in work :-D Touché   Yes, that IS my day job but this domain was one from my personal inventory. I’ve always liked domains. I’ve regularly bought them but rarely sold any of my own. Actually, I’ve NEVER sold one of my

So I sold a domain…. 2018-03-05T22:19:00+00:00

Can Twitter really help my business (community / hobby / campaign) ?

This morning I posted a photo on Twitter of a lego minifig, attached to my desk’s sideboard using Sugru. It’s something that I saw recently, and  just copied :-D The reason for this post isn’t so much to rave about the 2 products, which i really like, but more to do with the ripple effect that one tweet can have.

Can Twitter really help my business (community / hobby / campaign) ? 2018-03-05T22:21:08+00:00