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Musings

A blend of thoughts, insights and information generally inspired by good coffee.

Why social media is not enough for your business

Social media has created ultra low cost, convenient spaces for small business to set up shop in a digital environment where they know people will congregate. Its a bit like a vast mega mall where there are several million shops rather than a couple…

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You have to write a blog for marketing your company

Standing out from the crowd in the digital world is always a challenge where subtle points of difference are amplified. Recently we were a asked a question by a new contact about blog writing, or in her case not writing, most surprising for us was…

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How we charge for design projects and jobs

"How do you charge for a web design job?" is one of those questions that can often throw up some fairly complex answers, but it is one we try really hard to keep simple. Let’s start with what we do and then we’ll explain why we chose this route.

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What your browser says about your website

We wrote a little about connecting to websites securely a while back, what it does and some reasons for using HTTPS. A couple of the major browser vendors have now brought the issue back into focus; you may have noticed if you use Chrome or Firefox…

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Say goodbye to minimum terms and release fees

We’re all very used to seeing minimum terms for things like broadband, electricity and insurance. These are all too often accompanied by release fees or early termination fees. Unfortunately this thinking has become increasingly prevalent in the worlds…

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