Boden: Am I on the naughty step? – No, but you should be!

September 11th, 2009|

I, at some point in my life (or it could’ve been my wife!) I expressed an interest in a Boden catalogue. But since then – I’ve had no interest really in the catalogue or the […]

XMPie expands into services offerings with launch of e-mail service

September 11th, 2009|

XMPie are entering the services market – initially with the release of XMPie E-Mail Services. This new e-mail service solution is an option embedded into every PersonalEffect Cross-Media and e-Media product and affordably provides robust, commercial-grade […]

Sky Bet and Sky Sports – the Dream Pairing for XMPie Personalisation

September 7th, 2009|

One of my customers (Alphagraphics North East) recently shared a site that they had prepared for Sky Bet and Sky Sports.  The aim was to add value for new Skybet customers and to try and convert them […]

Decor1988’s poor after-sales care can so quickly undo an outstanding reputation.

August 12th, 2009|

It really is a shame that company bosses can take such a poor attitude to after-sales customer service in today’s market of high-expectations and fickle customers.Viral and verbal marketing is everything – and ensuring that […]

Dumping customers is the best way of getting noticed!

July 28th, 2009|

Seems odd doesn’t it? We almost get into the habit of companies chasing us for our business. We become so accustomed to receiving communications from companies, even if we did once request it and we […]

Using WebEX, in Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 9.04

July 28th, 2009|

We regularly use WebEX within our organisation – and whilst I mostly work under Windows; sometime it would be great to have the other PC on my desk (using Ubuntu 9.04) running the WebEX in […]

Tips for keeping you and your family safe on Facebook

July 27th, 2009|

Facebook has more than 250 million users – with the fastest demographic being over 35 years old. Everyone has on average 120 friends, more than1 billon photos are uploaded to the site every month and […]

Are personalised videos still missing a trick?

July 23rd, 2009|

Whilst on the lookout for new examples of personalised communications I recently came across a few new personalised viral video campaigns. One was for JP Moneybags ( rfname=Dave&rlname=baldaro) and another for  Home Business Secrets (

Both campaigns […]

Is Google Chrome a real threat to Microsoft?

July 8th, 2009|

The battles between Google and Microsoft – after the last bouts of Google vs. Bing and Chrome vs. IE where next?

Well it seems that Google has just announced Google Chrome OS and it’s there attempt […]