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Brain Dump – Database Issues
July 3, 2007 by Katy Whitton

[Warning…. Entering a slightly geeky zone] A couple of few things have cropped up in the past two days that have caused a fair bit of hair pulling and have such simple solutions it’s not true. I’m sure at some point I will need to remember this information so I hope you don’t mind that […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Getting readers to your site and keeping them
July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

There’s an excellent post by Jennifer Slegg (of JenSense fame) at Search Engine Land about Optimising your blog for search engines. I’ve written about this subject before (and I was quite proud that it was linked to from a couple of high profile sites – yeay me!) and accessibility in general is close to my […] … Read More »

Coding

97% of websites fail the disabled
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

An article on the BBC website states a shocking statistic that 97% of website’s tested by website Accessibility Agency “Nomensa” are failing the disabled: In the UK, the websites looked at included Marks & Spencer, Lloyds TSB, British Airways and The Guardian. The BBC’s website was not included in the survey. The British Prime Minster’s […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

10 Killer Apps I can't live without
June 10, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’m terrible when it comes to gizmos, gadgets, software, websites… if it comes along I’ll try it! But, pretty soon they all fall by the wayside and I wonder what on Earth possed me to use this at the time. Occasionally though, something comes along and it’s so fantastic or useful that I stick with […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Je ne regrette rien – Ha, I wish!
June 7, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Darren Rowse at ProBlogger is running a group writing project called “If I had to start my blog again“. I don’t usually take part in these things but this one peaked my interest. I’ve been thinking about my blog and my blogging habits in general quite a bit recently and this is what I think I’d do […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

Label Folders Like a Mac… But on XP!
June 7, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I came across the rather brilliant little programme “iColorFolder” today [via Lifehacker]. I have started using my Mac at work a lot more and found that labelling files and folders was a brilliant way of remembering what I was working on or what needed uploading. Now you can do this (with folders at least) on […] … Read More »

Google

Google Notebook Launches
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Google have launched their new “Notebook” which allows you to store images, web clippings and notes. You need a Google account to register. Get your Google Notebook here. You can also view more at the “Google Notebook Overview” page. From Google: Google Notebook makes web research of all kinds – from planning a vacation to […] … Read More »

Google

Google Talk/Chat Review
June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Wow, two posts about Google in one day – and before you ask, no my new job doesn’t involve me working for them! I lied when I said I had no-one to talk to earlier this week, I sent an invite to Gmail (after about 30 minutes of searching for the “Invite” box – GreaseMonkey […] … Read More »

Google

Google Notebook Review
June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I think I’m going to find Google Notebook quite handy. What I’ve tended to do when I’ve wanted to keep a website to read later I’ve either emailed the link to myself (where it usually gets deleted in one of my weekly home-inbox purges) or added them to my del.icio.us with a “ToRead” tag, 90% […] … Read More »

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