October 28, 2016

Last Call aims to eliminate restaurant food waste

Every night, because their extra food won’t last until morning, restaurants are forced to add to the growing food waste epidemic. Last Call is a late night delivery service that aims to help restaurants reduce food waste, while giving customers the food they want at discounted prices.

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December 8, 2014

Identityworks retirement

Tony Spaeth's Identityworks website was one of the first that inspired me to build my own. A fantastic resource, but now, sadly, retired.

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February 1, 2013

On selling websites

Last week I was offered a five-figure sum for the sale of the Logo Design Love website. My sites will always have their price, but for a few reasons, I said no thanks.

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July 30, 2012

Bob Gill

I enjoyed looking through Bob Gill's website. Born in Brooklyn in 1931, the renowned graphic designer has a talent for turning project briefs into memorable, appropriate, witty outcomes.

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April 18, 2011

One month of online advertising earnings

A number of people asked about my online ad earnings, so here they are for an average month in the hope that they’ll give guidance for your own ad income.

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April 14, 2011

Don’t build websites using Flash

15M+* iPads have been sold. If your website is built using Flash, that's 15M+ potential customers you're alienating. Read why Apple's mobile devices don't support the tool: Thoughts on Flash, by Steve Jobs.

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April 1, 2011

Boycotting GoDaddy

I don't want to give my money to a man who glorifies elephant-hunting.

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January 5, 2011

Amazon Associates: helping designers look sharp

It's hard to imagine someone clicking an Amazon link for a design book, then thinking to themselves, "Mmmm, peanut butter." But it happens ($1.76 commission).

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May 12, 2010

The WordPress plugins I use

I limit the number of plugins I use so load times aren’t bloated, but there are a few I’ve found useful enough to keep.

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December 24, 2007

Google’s Gmail security failure leaves my business sabotaged

What would you do if someone stole something valuable and personal from you? What if, at the same time, they targeted your business and crippled your income? What if you also discovered that this happened due to a Google security infection that can affect any Gmail user?

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October 5, 2007

How I reversed my Google ranking penalty

Yesterday, through a large increase in site visitors, I discovered that my Google penalty had been lifted. In this post, I'm going to tell you why I was penalised by Google, what I did to have the penalty removed, and how you can avoid a similar penalty for your website.

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