A Bad Apple After Steve Jobs

A Bad Apple After Steve Jobs

It was a sad day for me, as it was for millions I suppose when Steve Jobs passed away. However, that was some years ago now, and I think I am well over my grieving. It may be connected, but I think I am also over wantonly donating my credit card limit to Apple too. After years of being an Apple freak, Apple aficionado and Apple devotee, I have recently completed my first whole 365 day year, totally free of an Apple purchase for the first time in quite a number of years. Not even a set of ear buds. So why have I changed from being a mega-paying disciple to a

Why Have Multiple Twitter Accounts?

Why Have Multiple Twitter Accounts?

Why you should have multiple Twitter account. One radical difference between Twitter and other social media sites is the ability to have multiple Twitter accounts. So is this a good thing or an evil marketing ploy to deceive other users? Well, before I get started, let’s look at what the Twitter Rules say about this. Serial Accounts: You may not create serial accounts for disruptive or abusive purposes, or with overlapping use cases. Mass account creation may result in suspension of all related accounts. Please note that any violation of the Twitter Rules is cause for permanent suspension of all accounts. So it’s clear you can have multiple accounts as

Being A Writer

Being A Writer

When being a writer was different A very long, long time ago when times were different there existed people who called themselves writers. They were a pleasant bunch of daydreamers, incessant travellers and occasionally, scallywags. Being a writer or even better, an author, meant lazing on desert islands sipping cocktails or being a bar philosopher or perhaps travelling to exotic places on the back of a hefty advance. All with the intention of finding inspiration for a story. Or better still, having a jolly good time before your publisher caught up with you and started ranting about deadlines. These glamorised folk didn’t have to worry too much about accuracy on their

How To Increase Blog Traffic

How To Increase Blog Traffic

How can you boost blog traffic to your site? There is not a lot of use slaving away on your blog if no one reads it. Every blogger would like to increase blog traffic, but where do you begin? While attracting subscriptions to a blog’s RSS feeds is still considered one of the best ways to keep your readers, times are changing. More and more blog readers are coming from referrals, searches and links. The best resource to use to analyse your blog traffic is Google Analytics. It’s a ‘must have’ tool. A check on my own blog’s traffic sources for the last six months led me to some interesting