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This is a blog with various themes: technology, business, marketing, and sometimes the humour of life itself. Enjoy the read!

Stop rewriting other people’s stories

By |25th August, 2017|

On self-doubt

By |2nd August, 2017|

Self-doubt is a prerequisite to personal growth. The self-satisfied do not self-improve. Anyone we admire probably still feels self-doubt, otherwise they would not be able to maintain any position of achievement that warrants admiration. Conversely, [...]

Securing + speeding up WordPress through .htaccess

By |2nd November, 2015|

Most WordPress users are familiar with brute-force login attacks on their websites. Without proper defence through an appropriate security plugin, this can be a severe drain on your server – even without any person [...]

Change your Twitter handle but KEEP your followers and links

By |15th October, 2015|

Sometimes we outgrow our Twitter handles. I did. At the same time, once we're established, the thought of losing the possible thousands of followers we've already amassed can be quite daunting. Undeterred, I looked into [...]

On faking it

By |8th October, 2015|

CSF firewall to protect against DOS attacks

By |3rd October, 2015|

We all need to ensure our websites are accessible to legitimate visitors, don’t we? That’s why a DOS (denial of service) or DDOS (distributed denial of service) attack can cause such problems. For those who [...]

Self-managed VPS + managed domain email + setup

By |10th September, 2015|

DIY server management For a commercial writer specialised in tech like me, nothing really beats doing a few things for myself. It's a win-win situation: I get better results for less money, and I also [...]

Need a new title? Try the Describalizer!

By |13th August, 2015|

THE DESCRIBALIZER Sometimes it can be so damned hard to find the words to describe the wonder that is you. That's why Describalizer was created: To help people like you find new words [...]