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So, apparently I am over reliant on my smartphone….

My better half and I like to walk up hills and stuff. Well, when I say we “like” to do this, I mean that we do do this. He likes it. I whinge about it but I like it when…

Mobile UX in Google's Page Speed Insights Tool - No Longer in Beta

Mobile UX in Google’s Page Speed Insights Tool – No Longer in Beta

Back in December 2013, Google rolled out mobile user experience recommendations in its load speed tool in Beta. Image credit. This beta rollout came hot on the heels of Matt Cutts suggesting at PubCon that mobile search rankings are soon…

RealtimeBoard

RealtimeBoard: Collaborative Digital Whiteboard Tool

I’ve spent a couple of hours messing around with a tool I came across tonight. Apparently that’s how I spend my Sunday evenings. #rockandroll. But anyway, I’m keen enough to share it… It’s called RealtimeBoard and I came across it…

mozcon 2014

Mozcon 2014 – Speaking in Seattle

I’m somewhat excited today (I’ve been punching the air and everything) as I’ve been invited to speak at Mozcon 2014! Needless to say, I’ll definitely be doing so and am thrilled to be going to such a great conference in…

Jaffa cakes tv ad 2014 sweeet

That Jaffa Cakes #Sweeet Ad Makes Me ‘Awww’ Out Loud

It’s been a week or two (or maybe even three) since I’ve seen the Cadbury’s TV ad broadcast. But my craving for a feel good TV ad has been satisfied by McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes. The new Jaffa Cakes TV ad…

speedy gonzalez

For Online Retailers Who Don’t Invest in Speeding Things Up…

Dear online retailers who fail to invest in speeding up their websites… you make me say words I hope my Nan never finds out I’ve ever used. I’m impatient. I know this about myself. But I’m not the only one….

can i have a link

I link where it’s relevant…

I have no problem linking out to people. Really, I don’t… If I quote a piece of research here or reference something someone said, I will generally link out to that piece of research or to the social profiles or…

man asleep on train youtube video

I was always told never to laugh at the misfortune of others, but…

If there’s any such thing as Karma kicking around then I’m clearly going to trip in the street today because I’ve laughed at this minute long video out loud non stop for the last 10 minutes. (Sorry, Mum). This Youtube…

Freedman and Fraser billboard experiment drive safely

Freedman and Fraser: Compliance Without Pressure (The Billboard Experiment)

I’ve been reading Cialdini’s Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion. It’s the marketer in me reading it (but I do also like getting my own way so I totally see benefits out of work for this too ;-)). One of the studies…

Misinterpreting Matt Cutts – All Guest Blogging is Not Dead.

Misinterpreting Matt Cutts – All Guest Blogging is Not Dead.

Urgh. I knew as soon as Matt Cutts launched that blog post (the decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO) that the floodgates would open and there would follow a shit storm of other blog posts declaring that guest…