I have an annoying habit of grabbing domain names on whim and then promptly forgetting why I bought them.Coolsites.ie was one of those domain names that I grabbed a few months ago, as I knew instinctively that I would find a good use for it, I just wasn't 100% sure what...Months later I came across a very tasty MT template called "Mid Century", which has been released … [Read more...] about Coolsites.ie Finally Live
Archives for August 2008
Image via Wikipedia It's amazing how quickly time flies. 11 years ago today Princess Diana died in the tunnel in Paris.I was living in Madrid at the time and remember following the story on TVE as the day progressed.While I remember her marriage to Prince Charles quite clearly, even though I was very young at the time, I don't remember a lot about the woman after that. It was … [Read more...] about Princess Diana Anniversary
Image via Wikipedia Getting your site listed in Google is one thing, getting traffic to your site is another.What's the difference?Well basically Google pretty much lists every single webpage on the planet, so getting listed or included isn't really that big a deal.What you really want is people to go to your site and buy your product or service (or take whatever action you … [Read more...] about Google Rapid Inclusion Tool?
Image via Wikipedia It really irks me to see organisations like the IIA (the Irish Internet Association) knowingly setting all links in comments on its blog to be "nofollow. The "nofollow" attribute sucks. Sure, there are *some* circumstances where it can be useful eg. linking to a competitor for example, but if you moderate comments on a blog then nofollow is just inane and … [Read more...] about IIA Afraid To Follow?
Although last year's trip to PodCamp in Kilkenny was a little more eventful than I would have liked, I've put myself down for it again this year.Events like PodCamp are a great way to "put faces to names" or simply catch up with a bunch of people who you normally wouldn't be able to see. As it's being held in Kilkenny I really don't have any excuse for not going, though I could … [Read more...] about Podcamp Ireland 2008