Keywords – Will Your Site Be Found On Google?

This came up in conversation with a website client today. He’d spoken to an seo (search engine optimisation) company about a website I recently made for him. It’s a one page site – hardly fertile ground for adding a lot of keywords and persuading Google that you have a major site worth high ranking. The ...

Malware, Spyware, Help!!!!

Malware, Spyware, Help!!!!
If one of my clients has a computer infested with malware, usually one of three things happens: They phone to tell me their computer has become so slow they are thinking of a) throwing it out the window, b) feeding it to the dog, c) taking a hammer to it, or d) replacing it. They ...

Register of World Businesses

Register of World Businesses
“Ladies and Gentlemen” – we have the annual, Register of World Businesses scam.  As a business owner, or even a member of the public, I’m sure this Register is the first place you turn to when you want to find a business or service. Do I hear you cry: “it isn’t.  I’ve never heard of ...

Learn To Play Bridge Online

I have a friend who is an avid bridge player.  She teaches bridge, she plays bridge, she runs a bridge club and she has her own bridge teaching website.  It’s a hugely popular site with thousands of members. It’s called No Fear Bridge and it’s a fantastic way of learning to play bridge online.  Some ...

How To Add A New Theme To A WordPress Site

How To Add A New Theme To A Wordpress Site
When you are new to WordPress, it can all seem rather scary.  This site is built using WordPress and so are many millions of other sites.  The advantages of WordPress are that you don’t need to download web design software onto your own computer and you can log-in to your site and make changes online ...

Edible Ink Cartridges

No, it’s not the cartridges that are edible, it’s the ink inside them. Edible ink is commonly used to print photos to decorate birthday cakes.  You can buy it from Amazon and many other websites. Edible InkYou don’t want to waste edible ink printing onto regular paper – no-one will want to eat it! So you ...

GMail Inbox Tabs

GMail Inbox Tabs
This happens to a lot of my clients. Someone swears they’ve sent an email but my clients are adamant they’ve not received it. Or they’ve signed up for a mailing list for a fashion catalogue or hobby and swear they aren’t getting the emails. Where have they gone. Take a careful look at your inbox. ...

Google Mail – Where Did The Email I Was Typing Go?

Google Mail - Where Did The Email I Was Typing Go?
It happens to all Gmail users. You’re typing away and the phone rings.  You leave the computer and when you come back it’s turned itself off. Or you’re happily typing away and the computer freezes, or crashes or simply decides to restart itself to install updates. You’re part way through an email and you’ve lost ...

Montezuma

No, not the late Aztec ruler. Montezuma is a WordPress theme – the one this site is built with. It’s produced by bytesforall and there is an excellent support forum here http://forum.bytesforall.com/forumdisplay.php?f=53 Out of the box when you first install it, it’s boring.  It’s just a framework on which you can build any style of site that ...

Screen Picture Turned Upside Down

A few years ago I had an old blog on this very site.  It’s long gone, but there was one post on there that was very popular. It came about after my cat walked across my keyboard.  Magically, the picture on my screen turned upside down. Using the mouse is hard when up is now ...