Digital Fingerprint

Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @ Manchester Metropolitan University. Interested in digital literacy and digital culture  in the third sector (especially faith). Author of 'Raising Children in a Digital Age', regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.

Bex Lewis (1997-2010)

Personal pages are the ideal place to experiment with different techniques, colours, and generally 'play', although I still want my pages to look good, be informational about me, easy to navigate, and reasonably fast loading. Hosted by freenetname (now madasafish), my ISP, comes with 100MB of hosting. In November 2008 I gave my site (in existence since 1998) a quick makeover to make it look a bit fresher, more relevant, and removed many of the…

Arca Archaeological Consultancy (2009)

ARCA is an archeological consultancy based at the University of Winchester. ARCA's website hadn't been updated since 2005, when the consultancy was first formed. The Brief As agreed in conversation with Keith Wilkinson Critique other UK archaeological consultancy websites, identifying appropriate elements. Construct a clear, visually pleasing, usable site, using images/content provided by ARCA: Create a favicon for the site Provide fade-in rotating images on the site. Provide a useful search function. Request a perma-email-address.…

Digital Fingerprint

Since 1997, I have had "mydesigna" as a catch-all for the websites that I've designed. As I move more and more into social media, I have set up a new Wordpress site, which will become the new, up-to-date site, far more appropriate! I'm faffing around with Blue Host, and hopefully will learn how to upload my own CSS/use my own domain name, then I'm all set to help other people with the same! I've just…

Second World War Posters (since 1997)

The site ww2poster.co.uk was constructed as an electronic resource to gather data and disseminate the research-in-progress for my PhD. The website ranks highly on Google, and has been referred to as one of the top poster-websites in James Aulich War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication (Thames & Hudson, Imperial War Museum), 2007, receiving around 500 unique visitors per day from visitors worldwide. The site has generated contacts from other academics working in the field, and information…

Tony Treacy gives blogging advice

Wired Wessex sponsored an event by Tony Treacy on Blogging for Business on Thursday 28th May. Social Media is exploding and Tony's right there, giving us advice via econsultants.it. SuperFunDaysOut In discussions with SuperFunDaysOut about taking over their blogging, Twitter and bookmarking strategies (looking forward to all that adrenaline flowing online!), I thought I'd see if there was more to learn - there always is - but was pleased to note that much of it was familiar, although I…