Published on June 29th, 2013 | by Tom Wake0
Weekly Roundup – Best of the Web
Here are this week’s handpicked selections…
How to survive the Wimbledon queues
A light hearted article from the Metro about how to brave the end-of-the-world weather and while away the time in the Wimbledon queues. Perhaps they should do a followup article showing players how to stay upright on grass.
7 ways to avoid having your Facebook hacked
If you’re nervy about the safety of your online identity you’ve got every reason to be. According to Facebook 600,000 user accounts are “breached” every day – an ever-so-slightly worrying statistic. If you’re worried about your Facebook account being hacked, you’ll want to take a look at this…
How to manage a moody boss
If you’ve got a bit of a temperamental boss and sometimes you feel like you’re playing Russian Roulette with Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, don’t panic. Apparently at least 78% of us think of our bosses as “mentally unstable”. Actually that’s not true at all, I completely made that up. Still we’ve all had, or know someone who’s had to deal with a ‘tricky’ boss and here are 10 tips to help you manage the situtation. To read the tips you’ll need to the click the right arrow on the picture (you’ll see what I mean).
10 tips to help you get better battery life from your Android phone
The downside of mobile phones getting smarter is that they’ve got greedy. They’re power hungry energy gobblers. Remember when mobile phones were the size of a credit card and provided at least a week’s use on a full charge? Not any more… now you’d be lucky to get through 24 hours without the battery meter blinking at you. I’ve already covered battery saving tips for the iPhone here. This one’s for Android users. If you’re wondering what on earth Android is you probably haven’t got one.
How to choose trustworthy WordPress themes and Plugins
Regular readers will know of my WordPress obsession. In my opinion there is no better platform to create a website with because it’s fantastically fast, easy to use and customise (and it’s free). With that said, like most things in life, it’s not without its pitfalls. WordPress is open source which means anyone can create themes and plugins for you to use and some are better than others. How can you find the best, most reliable sources? There’s a good article on this here:
Are we having pun yet?
Puns are evil and shouldn’t be used to promote your business (I wrote about this recently). But I still love them. Here are some absolutely ridiculous examples of puns being used in Ad campaigns and elsewhere.
Infographic: How to create a winning email marketing campaign
5 steps to creating email marketing campaigns that get noticed. Solid, straightforward tips here: