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Internet Safety for kids in today’s world

By |December 25th, 2013|

I have been  reminded  over the past few days of a post that I wrote almost 5 years ago now on Internet safety for kids (http://david.baldaro.me.uk/2008/12/parental-control-across-a-home-network-made-easy/) and how I was [...]

A Tibetan monk once said “Never Assume…”

By |February 8th, 2011|

If I am honest, he probably didn't, but  the folks at Crispin Porter & Bogusky that created the Tibet Groupon advert should've remembered that. The advert in question, is now [...]

One Man, a remote phone box and some ingenious marketing

By |December 8th, 2009|

Who says that marketers are not looking for innovative and viral ways of spreading their message? It might just be me, but this has to be a carefully orchestrated stunt [...]

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

By |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 [...]

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

By |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 [...]

Using WebEX, in Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 9.04

By |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 [...]

Tips for keeping you and your family safe on Facebook

By |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 [...]

Finally managed to redesign my website

By |May 15th, 2009|

It’s taken a few long evenings – but I’ve finally managed to give my website a new and fresh design; incorporating a bit more functionality as well! Let’s hope that [...]

Domino's dishes out 11,000 free pizzas by mistake | Metro.co.uk

By |April 6th, 2009|

Domino's dishes out 11,000 free pizzas by mistake | Metro.co.uk . Nice one Dominos. And who says that virall marketing does not work! I'm just a tad miffed that I [...]

Just discovered moBlog for the Windows Mobile blogger.

By |April 5th, 2009|

I just discovered a great Windows Mobile which makes blogging on the go a breeze! moBlog, from sampath seems to be a veritable jem of a tool which should unleash [...]