Content management systems… why use them?

posted in: SEO

I’m constantly asked by clients why we always suggest using a content management system. Most traditional web designers prefer to use the one-off approach of developing a website without a content management system (CMS) such as Joomla, Drupal, DNN, Mambo, WordPress,WordPress (our favourite) etc. While this simplifies the development process as there is no need to create a template for the system, it complicates the management of the site in a regular basis, specially, if you are planning on actually having a business online as opposed to an online business card. (more…)

Can Search Engines control you?

posted in: Stuff

Google, Bing, Yahoo, Ask, etc… all search engines designed to help us find websites that otherwise we would not know they even exist. All is good and great until you start seriously thinking about it. (more…)

Great interview of Chris Brogan

posted in: Social Media

This is an interview by Cali Lewis from Our marketing approach should understand the numbers, but we must learn to see people as people and not just a bunch of data. See what Chris has to say about this and pay special attention to the results of a well done Twitter sale (the one about car services). If you can’t see the video, (more…)

The future is now

posted in: Stuff

Most traditional marketers were only (and still are) interested in earning an income while promoting whatever product. There were no laws and people would use any dirty tactic to sell, no matter the consequences. Then they learned about product loyalty, quality over quantity and other marketing elements that make products and services desirable. (more…)

Windows 7 is here, these are hotkeys to make your life easier

posted in: Stuff

So Windows 7 is out and most people are now getting used to the new settings. It has very little change in regards to eye candy compared to Vista, but has a couple of interesting improvements. While so many have reviewed the goods and bads, I think it is pretty much the same as Vista but with a couple of very nice fixes that were more than needed in the previous system. (more…)

Are you sure this is good?

posted in: Web News

I get a lot of news from my RSS feeds every day. Usually I skim through looking for any relevant news. Today, I found out that we are on the edge of science fiction! Well, maybe not so much the edge, but it is a bit of fun and interesting news.

I am a sucker for technology and games and an even bigger sucker for game’s technologies. Can you imagine playing your favorite game in 3D? On your laptop? (more…)

Windows 7 makes a splash

posted in: Web News

Windows 7 has beaten Harry Potter’s Amazon UK preorder record. It is officially the most preordered item in the history of Amazon UK. That is something interesting. I keep wondering if Windows 7 will be as good as it seems.