Reviewing your website

Recently I received an email from a client which went something along the lines like this “Also, wanted to catch up to see how well or otherwise new website is working. Would it be possible to do some sort of…

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Do Google *hate* pop-ups?

With Google’s recent announcement that, come Jan 2017, they are going to crack down on annoying interstitials (pop-ups to you and me), especially when on mobile. Now I can pretty much be sure that we’ve all been annoyed by a pop-up…

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Twitter Image Preview Help Guide

Recently Twitter ‘upgraded’ the experience so that images are automatically previewed in the timeline. This means that, when you are viewing your tweets via the Twitter website or via the official apps; pictures are not just links; you get a…

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WordPress.com & nice call to action buttons

During the restructure of my business I’ve been using this blog as my main website (more details on the reasoning behind that here). I do like using WordPress.com (as opposed to self-hosting) as, on this occasion, I like living with…

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3 Reasons to Blog

Messed up #naphoto door A photo posted by Joel Hughes (@joel_hughes) on Jan 26, 2013 at 10:53am PST I was at a lovely, local business networking event recently and we were all chatting around the table about various topics; I…

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10 Instagram Photo Editing Apps

As some of you know, I’m a big user of the iPhone photo app which was recently sold to Facebook for  $1B. I’ve been using the service since just after it launched and, along the way, I’ve stumbled across some…

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The 5 Golden Rules of Instagram

As a long serving Instagram (IG) user, I’ve had plenty of time to uncover what works & what doesn’t. Here are some of my thoughts on what makes someone a great addition to the Instagram community. 1) Meaningful Profile You…

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