I'm a graphic designer and writer in Northern Ireland. Welcome to my blog.

Google report Gmail problem as phishing

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One year after my domain name was stolen, Google’s Chris Evans has published a blog article reporting the theft as a phishing scheme, whereby the victim is tricked into sharing their email login details.

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Orange anyone?

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As many of you know, I’ve been contemplating a site re-design for a while. Designers are never 100% satisfied.

Rather than a complete overhaul (it ain’t broke…), I opted for a simple colour change. Read on for a ‘before and after’.

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The real value of keyword-rich domains

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I thought I’d share the importance of keywords within domain names.

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Why are designers never 100% satisfied?

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Ask any designer if they’re 100% satisfied with their work, and whether openly admitted or not, there’s a very high chance of a negative response.

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Creating an online graphic design portfolio

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Costly mistakes can lose you the client before you know it.

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