Author Archives: Hari Patience

A defence of my hotmail email address

So I read 10 reasons why I ignored your CV this morning. And some of it I agree with – everyone should have professional information returned by a Google Search and not just drunken Facebook pics. And please, please use … Continue reading

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Page Rank Vs Domain Authority Vs Content Marketing Vs who knows what else

Everytime I blink things in SEO are called something new. This week I spent some time on the phone chatting with the agencies I appropriated pens and little tins of sweets from at this year’s Marketing Week Live. I always … Continue reading

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10 (possibly wrong and likely soon to be outdated) tips for email.

So I spent the past three weeks eating Icelandic fish, drinking Nordic beer and not going to bed at a sensible hour because the sun was still up. Initially I did entertain thoughts of updating this blog while on holiday … Continue reading

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Samsung create a LinkedIn app that actually seems useful

So this is a new one on me. I’ve seen dozens, no hundreds, maybe even thousands of Facebook apps, and Twitter add-ons; little widgets that want to log in and promise to never ever use my data in a way … Continue reading

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Microsoft creates a search comparison site to remind us all that Bing exists

Oh Microsoft. We see what you did there. Everyone sees what you did there. You’re trying so hard, and you know what they say about trying too hard… You tried to make Bing a verb, just like Google, and you … Continue reading

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That link to that old damaging news story about you? You can now make Google take it down

The European Court of Justice has ruled that “An internet search engine operator is responsible for the processing that it carries out of personal data which appear on web pages published by third parties” because, if I’m reading this correctly, … Continue reading

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Kickstarter dreams – iStick

Oh this I want, and I need, and oh look at that, I’ve supported the Kickstarter. This is one of those things that when you see it just makes so much sense that you have no idea why someone hasn’t … Continue reading

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Kickstarter dreams – Trinity – The Portable Wind Turbine Power Station

Now, I am *not* supporting this one because it’s already passed its goal and I am oh so very broke right now, but I love the idea anyway. A portable wind turbine for your phone and other USB powered devices. … Continue reading

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News reporting after the end of the world

So I’m a big fan of my post apocalypse fiction, especially that which involves zombies. And I work in digital publishing and I’m always reading articles about where the digital newsroom is going next. So really it’s amazing to me … Continue reading

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Comixology destroy user experience by ending in-app buying because Amazon is cheap

Or at least, that’s my take on it. So I was lying in bed on Saturday night, checking my email and I see a note from Comixology – kill our old app, download the new one. Intrigued, I went into … Continue reading

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