5 Tips for Creativity

While everyone is born with an inexhaustible well of creativity, many of us lose the ability to use this gift because we no longer practice it.  Exceptionally creative individuals are not necessarily smarter in fact research suggests that they do not score higher on intelligence tests.  Creative adults are curious, energetic, spontaneous, independent, individualistic and uninhibited. … Continue reading 5 Tips for Creativity

3 tips on selecting a great web designer

In today's age of high-tech and global marketing, where buying products from the other side of the world is as easy as point, click and buy - every business needs an effective online presence. And the place to start is with a website. But how do you find a good web designer? A web site … Continue reading 3 tips on selecting a great web designer

Why People Fail

The Reasons for Failure There is a cause for everything! Nothing ever just happens. If you do not get a promotion to a better job there is a reason. If you lose your job there is a reason. There are many causes that lead to failure. Here is a list of the most common causes. … Continue reading Why People Fail

The Effects of Digital Technology on Reading

What kind of materials are better read in print than on a screen? Source: The Effects of Digital Technology on Reading According to the previous article, most people prefer their reading material to be on actual paper.  However, consider the following tip when using an e-reader. Use night reader function. Any light can make it tough … Continue reading The Effects of Digital Technology on Reading

The Attractive Myth That Women Are Better At Multitasking

I read this morning a blog post on, Multitasking myths and how to improve your multitasking skills. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Source: The Attractive Myth That Women Are Better At Multitasking I was … Continue reading The Attractive Myth That Women Are Better At Multitasking

Gadget boom sees e-waste in Asia spike 63 per cent in 5 years

A boom in gadgets and a growing middle class has contributed to a spike in e-waste in East and South-East Asia, raising environmental concerns Source: Gadget boom sees e-waste in Asia spike 63 per cent in 5 years There seems to be and insatiable appetite for these materials. E-waste includes everything from discarded electronic devices … Continue reading Gadget boom sees e-waste in Asia spike 63 per cent in 5 years

IMAP and POP – POP is bad. IMAP is good?

Recently I was presented with the challenge of trying to explain the difference between IMAP and POP email to a client. Over the last couple of days, I have been assisting a customer in the set-up of a web email address that is linked to their website address (i.e. info@website-example.com). This can be a confusing … Continue reading IMAP and POP – POP is bad. IMAP is good?

Netiquette – it is not life and death but it still matters

Netiquette is a colloquial portmanteau of the words network and the internet; it is an informal word implying the rules of correct, acceptable and polite behaviour on-line. Netiquette is the manual exercise and regulation of our on-line society.Email, social media and communicating on-line has been around long enough that one would think that most people … Continue reading Netiquette – it is not life and death but it still matters

Dynamic Date – Updater

It is 2017 update with a Dynamic Date A dynamic date in your footer that changes automatically is essential for your website. It is important to keep your website up-to-date as it is one of the first things that a user will notice. Keeping up-to-date is as simple as having a date and copyright notice … Continue reading Dynamic Date – Updater

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Usability Best Practices for Web Design

Usability is a website that is easy for users to find the information they need when they need it.