- Looking back, looking forward
January 14th, 2010
Better late than never, a quick look back at 2009 and a ramble in to some of my goals for the year ahead. (apologies for those who expected a short post!). I rarely make resolutions or goals, but this year have taken a moment to reflect and map out some simple aims for the year […]
- In the pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 3rd, 2009
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is the reason my blog is in the pink for the coming weeks ahead! Bloggers and website designers like myself are joining in with awareness raising across the globe by turning their sites pink for the month. You can find out more at Pink For October. (If you […]
- Information Overload? My name is Laura and I confess, I’m an addict.
October 8th, 2008
Information overload is one area of my work that is a constant. In the past recent weeks, I took some time away from the desk and computer with a pencil and big sheet of paper in hand. I hadn’t intended on blogging about it, but a recent message on one of my social networks prompted […]
- In the Pink 2008
October 1st, 2008
Regular readers will have noted a drastic colour change today on my blog. It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From politicians, to the public, to the press, it is a time when focus on breast cancer is at its very highest across the world. Pink is the colour during Breast Cancer Awareness Month hence the new […]
- It’s a wrap!
June 3rd, 2008
Photo – Alexandra Samuel from Social Signal, in the Bringing Your Community to Life (with lots of fun chocolate to encourage participation!) session. Last week over 300 people came together for the NetSquared Conference in Santa Clara, California. This years conference was all about the N2Y3 Netsquared Mashup Challenge where 21 projects competed for cash […]
- My Environment – Blog Action Day
October 15th, 2007
Across the globe, bloggers are writing articles for Blog Action Day. This years theme for the event is to write about the environment. I’m not going to write about global warming, carbon footprints, green technology, video conferencing or social communities on the net, but write a bit about ‘my’ environment instead.
- Free Burma!
October 4th, 2007
Free Burma! I’ve joined with over 4,600 bloggers across the globe on 4th October. You can find out more at Free Burma! Picture courtesy of Nickjais.
- 31 Days to a Better Blog: The final days
September 7th, 2007
Firstly before I begin my summary of the final tasks, I’d like to say a big thank you to Paul Webster from the ICT Hub, who boldly took on the final days of the challenge whilst I hopped on a train with the family, leaving all technology behind and unplugged for a much needed vacation […]
- 31 Days to a Better Blog – Day 22: Getting new readers up to speed, and a special welcome
August 21st, 2007
Day 22 of the 31 Days to a Better Blog challenge is all about helping new readers to catch up with your blog. Darren from Problogger, describes todays task: “Sometimes after you’ve been blogging on your blog for a while it’s easy to forget that not all of your readers have been reading your blog […]
- 31 Days to a Better Blog – Day 21: Make a reader famous!
August 21st, 2007
Day 21 of the 31 Days to a Better Blog challenge is to make a reader famous. Darren from Problogger gives us some ideas about how to build relationships and support your readers: “Promote a comment to a Post – sometimes readers make incredibly insightful and wise observations and tips in the comments of your […]