There are numerous benefits to using social media for your business. Everything from promoting a new product or service you are offering to generating new business, social media can be used in a variety of ways to great effect. In this post, I discuss just some of the numerous benefits of using social media as […]
Over the last number of months in my current job I have taken on the role of managing the social media for the company. During this time, I have learned a lot about the world of social media from creating a social media strategy to setting up accounts on each social media platform to scheduling […]
Each year, the company where I work organizes a bake-off / coffee morning in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital. We all bake something to contribute, sweet or savory. All of the other businesses in the building drop by to sample the tasty treats on display.
Over the last couple of months, for one reason or another I have gotten back into gaming and I had forgotten just how much I love it. Whether its gaming by myself on a dreary weekday afternoon or gaming with friends to relive our nostalgia, or even adding new games and consoles to my humble […]
I have spent some time recently working on my Illustrator skills, the output of which has been some interesting social media icons. I’ve also managed to dig up an old set of icons I had created previously.
Christmas is upon us again! To mark the glitteriest time of the year, here is a quick tutorial I put together to show you how I made a Christmas icon set. You’ll be able to follow along if you are so inclined, or you can simply download the finished product and use as you please!
We may not like to admit it, but security may commonly take a back seat when it comes to your Wordpress site. Wordpress is used in 27.5% (and growing) of all websites out there, so it’s not surprising that they can be vulnerable to attack.
Don’t lose heart though, there are a number of simple and straightforward steps that you can take today to improve the security of your Wordpress site.
Dealing with an office move, particularly one that happens rapidly, can be a stressful thing to deal with. The office is where you spend most of your time, let’s face it, so changing location is a big deal. Your environment, your routines, your car parking space are all going to change.
Are you finding it difficult to give some elements of your website that little something extra? Is your page a bit to sharp and unwelcoming?
An excellent way of changing it up is the use of rounded corners. Web designers/ developers looking for inspiration have surely come across a multitude of websites that utilize this property to great effect.
Here I’ll be showing you in it’s simplest form how to achieve rounded corners in CSS3.
Social media marketing is an essential tool for any business in this day and age. Before heading off, here are a few social media tips to keep in mind to ensure you are more efficient with your participation in social networks and continue to work toward your goals.
Your SEO Ranking is an important factor in determining how many visitors you attract to your website. The simple fact is that people today rarely venture past the first or second page of results from a google search. It stands to reason then that if your website isn’t in the top 10/20 results then the chances of your page being found are slim to none. There are a number of simple steps you can employ right off the bat to vastly improve your SEO Ranking.
There have been many occasions in recent months where I have been creating/editing Wordpress themes only to find that there are just not enough widget areas. In some cases themes don’t include any widget support. I find myself constantly having to modify existing themes to add in custom widget areas.
Colour theory is a fundamental concept used by web and graphic designers alike. Ever wondered how interior designers create colour schemes for their rooms? You can be sure they are using their knowledge of colour theory. Knowing just a small amount about this subject will help you in many more ways than you might realize.
The workspace is the hub of any designer, developer and programmer’s world. From here you research, develop projects, mockup ideas and communicate with clients.