10 more sites that stupidly try to ban you from linking to them
July 15, 2012 – 6:44 pm | One Comment

Even more sites that try to bank you from linking to them in the terms. Make it stop.

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4.01pm – the best time to tweet if you want to be noticed
April 7, 2009 – 10:02 am | 33 Comments
4.01pm – the best time to tweet if you want to be noticed

The best time to tweet if you want people to notice is ... 4.01pm, according to my survey of nearly 120 Twitter users. 11am-12pm is another good time - but you've got more chance of being retweeted at 4.01pm.

URL shorteners reviewed
March 25, 2009 – 12:46 am | 21 Comments

URL shorteners reviewed for length, statistics and custom names.

Google street view: which news sites linked?,
March 20, 2009 – 12:56 am | No Comment

Newspaper sites did very badly at linking to google's new street view service.

29 easy ways to fine tune your blog
March 5, 2009 – 12:44 am | No Comment

Easy ways to fine tune your blog. Do them today and make a BIG difference!

Can you use rel = canonical to fix duplicate comment problems caused by comment pagination in wordpress?
February 15, 2009 – 11:49 pm | 3 Comments

Can you use rel=canonical to fix duplicate content problems in wordpress caused by paged comments / comment pagination?

SEO friendly URLs: myth and fact
February 7, 2009 – 11:52 pm | 22 Comments

SEO friendly URLs are largely a myth. Google doesn't care that much. Despite that, you should still definitely use them (but be aware of a drawback with wordpress).

Avoid duplicate content with paged comments in wordpress
January 17, 2009 – 12:47 am | 5 Comments

How to avoid duplicate content in paged comments in wordpress 2.7

Breadcrumb navigation trails and WordPress
January 7, 2009 – 1:16 am | 8 Comments

How to add a breadcrumb trail in wordpress, without using a plugin.

Adding page numbers: How to avoid duplicate titles and meta descriptions in pages 2 and higher of WordPress category and tag pages
December 20, 2008 – 12:12 am | 42 Comments

The answer to differentiating pages of the main index or category loops in wordpress - code to add the page number to the title and meta description.

Virgin broadband speed – make sure you get the speed upgrade
November 30, 2008 – 10:14 am | No Comment

If you have Virgin broadband size L, remember to restart your modem if you're not getting the 10Mb speed upgrade.

Nationwide tracker mortgages: what’s going on?
November 29, 2008 – 6:31 am | No Comment

The real reason why Nationwide has had to axe its BMR mortgages to relaunch its tracker mortgages.

Minimalistic is not a word. Minimalist is. But minimal is better.
October 20, 2008 – 10:28 pm | 9 Comments

There is no such word as minimalistic. The word is minimalist.

Childcare voucher providers: cost to employers
August 19, 2008 – 4:17 pm | 36 Comments

The administration cost to employers of running a childcare voucher scheme (which is still less than the saving they make).

Flat-rate VAT scheme form: filling in the online return
August 7, 2008 – 11:29 am | 77 Comments
Flat-rate VAT scheme form: filling in the online return

A step-by-step guide to filling in your VAT return online if you're in the flat rate VAT scheme.

BTconnect email: pop3 and smtp settings and setup for Mail on an Apple Mac
June 12, 2008 – 11:00 pm | 12 Comments

A guide to setting up Apple's Mail program if you use BTconnect.