Winchester Web Scene

Proof positive I was there tonight (and I know, I have a bit of a backlog of other blog material on this blog). My other blog has gone crazy today after that New York Times article yesterday, and yes, I am behind on my tasks for today (and yes it's nearly tomorrow)! See more about the Winchester Web Scene, formed in November 2008, growing monthly I do believe - not a networking business-card exchange kind…

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…

Winchester e-network

To go, or not to go?I've signed up to go to a talk tonight at Winchester School of Art (room unspecified!). I'm not sure that this is as valuable as checking through my interview preparation for tomorrow, 2 hours to decide...!Web Analytics: An Entrepreneur’s Tale. Professor David Jackson.David Jackson is the Chief Executive of Site Intelligence Ltd www.site-intelligence.co.uk . Site Intelligence are a leading developer and supplier of Business Intelligence software systems to international blue…

Working at It…

After a morning trying to produce a skills-based CV (bits of it are slowly emerging!), and trying to extrapolate what I've actually done this week towards my jobsearch, I was offered some work which involved getting to grips with a new CMS system.JoomlaJoomla! is a free open source content management system for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. The system includes features such as page caching to improve performance, RSS feeds, printable…

Image Sources

Arranging a photo-shoot can be an expensive business, but websites look rather stark with no imagery (although I always believe the information must come first). Taking photos through e.g. Google's image search generally means that you are using illegal images. Microstock PhotographyThere are many different microstock photography sites, in which you can purchase Royalty-free (free from licence restrictions) images for as low as $0.20 per image if you sign up to a subscription plan. Pay…