When I talked about Nonsense

Is this good?

October 27, 2016 1:19 pm
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Would I use this? Would other people use this? Would I and most other people use it more than once? Ask yourself those three questions with every project. If you can honestly answer yes to all three you could be onto a real winner. If you can honestly answer yes to... View Article

The Dancing Cat and Bin Cat Experience, featuring Example video

September 6, 2016 10:22 pm
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To celebrate/test the fact that I’ve done some fiddling about on this website and created myself a video header I’ve decided to try it out by uploading a cat video, located above. Apparently that’s what the Internet is all about. I’m here to service those needs. An interpretation of the... View Article

How I learn

August 9, 2016 10:33 am
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I learn how to do things by doing that thing. I get frustrated when people say “I want to do this” or “I’m going to learn how to do this” (usually followed by inaction). Often as people we have a tendency to think that by talking about doing something we’ll... View Article

Ad blocking thoughts

July 18, 2016 8:36 pm
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From Why People Block Ads (And What It Means for Marketers and Advertisers) : Here’s some good news and bad news for publishers losing sleep over the rise of adblocking: The good news is that most people don’t hate all ads. The bad news is that, no, they won’t turn off... View Article

Thought about content creation

February 12, 2016 12:26 am
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I have often struggled with briefs that expect innovative (ha!) design before being briefed with content. This statement  is especially true when I consider my SEO related work. I remember info graphic days saying “make a graphic about our *xyz service * and we will add the stats later.” “What?”... View Article

Sandwich emails

October 26, 2015 4:28 pm
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Every week I amuse myself by conversion testing the weekly sandwich email at work using the very un-scientific method of testing whatever. A few insights I have gleaned over time: Short emails with just the words “order now” work less well than an email with a joke in there. Emails... View Article

Bye Flash

September 1, 2015 1:34 pm
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Thanks for all the bad times. I’m sure you’ll pop back up in a few conversations going forward, you’ve still got your old friends in IE users to watch the sun set with and I can still always find you online, gambling somewhere, I suppose. It wasn’t all bad, sure, we... View Article