Bring on 2013

Last year, instead of doing the normal drunken new years resolutions forgotten as soon as the hangover fog disappears, I reviewed 2011 and looked at how I wanted 2012 to be different. The problem with some of my resolutions or goals was that they were not SMART. By SMART I mean Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic,…

Learning to code

The first web page I ever created was pretty average. It featured an animated dancing policeman centered in the page with a delightful line about how I always wanted to be a policeman or some such¬†nonsense. I may have also linked my name to mailto: jonstribling@cool.com which was my email address at the time. I…

Online takes work

A small business I provided some advice had launched a website in a space with low competition and high margins, and the results were pretty good for a small investment. ¬†They had knocked up a site, launched some paid search ads, put in some rudimentary processes for managing enquiries, and like the results. The problem…