Will voice bots soon be powering business?

Published: December 10, 2016

Some of the most interesting tech startups popping up a the moment, are for me, anything to do with chat bots.

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You interface isn’t 50 shades of gray. Start thinking how you press your users’ buttons.

Published: February 14, 2016

In designing beautiful interfaces, the language you use is as important as how it looks aesthetically. Plenty has been written on how important it is to make users feel comfortable using your product, yet small text details and what can seem like minor interface interactions all too often get overlooked.

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Machine learning – the Ecommerce tool of the future.

Published: November 28, 2015

One super interesting company that are only going to get more and more relevant in the world we live in today is Sentient Technologies. As well as being one of the most funded company in A.I. and being the brains behind some of the technology in Siri, these guys are building out a huge machine learning platform that …

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Awards are bullshit

Published: October 30, 2015

If this post comes across as jealousy. Honestly, nothing could be further from the truth. In the digital space there’s no shortage of them. Name a field of specialism, and you can bet there will be an award for it. Blog awards, SEO awards, design awards, startup awards. They are all bullshit. If you are doing great …

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Using leaky bucket theory for software development

Published: October 18, 2015

At the start of any new software product that doesn’t have a customer base, the balance between product and marketing is a tricky one. Particularly if you are developing a product yourself. If you don’t focus on acquiring new customers you’ll not learn about the problems within your product and what features matter. If you …

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Is Medium just another trojan horse social platform?

Published: October 13, 2015

It makes absolute sense to distribute your content as far as you can when content marketing. Over the last year or two, we’ve seen more socially connected blogging platforms emerge as the new pretenders to the blogging throne. Medium, Svbtle, Cowbird, LinkedIn’s publishing platform, Facebook notes all with the primary aim of building a more social experience …

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Guess what. You don’t deserve to rank number one.

Published: September 30, 2015

If you work in the digital sector at all, you’ll have experienced the wrath of the age old SEO complaint from clients: My website isn’t in Google.  Translated roughly to: My website isn’t at the top of the search results for whatever competitive phrase they have decided to fire at the search. The inconvenient truth …

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Living the indie web

Published: May 11, 2015

  For publishers and bloggers social media now presents a double edged sword – with a twist few saw coming. Craft your content and share on social media they said. Myself included. This month, the beast has turned. With instant articles Facebook has turned into the world’s largest publisher, with a view to hauling in …

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Facebook Marketing Hacks to Increase Your Reach.

Published: May 6, 2015

As with any marketing platform online, there are ways to leverage the amount of traffic you get from them. Facebook in particular is notorious for the increased amount of effort (and creativity) brands need to put it to get results from it.

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Forget Mobilegeddon, Speedmageddon is the algorithm update you should be worried about.

Published: May 2, 2015

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently you’ll have noticed that Google have recently rolled out a mobile friendly algorithm update, giving websites which have a mobile friendly user experience a ranking boost in the search results.

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