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How To Take Advantage Of The Latest Google+ Profile Update - March 2013

How To Take Advantage Of The Latest Google+ Profile Update - March 2013

By Niamh Brown March 12, 2013 Articles and Editorials  Comments

click to view profile If you have logged into Google+ recently and found your profile page has changed you are not alone. Google+ has just released a new way of managing your profile content on Google+ and since it is one of the most vital profiles you need you ought to get the most out of it. In the process of updating my information I realised that, although Google is not traditionally thought of as a content management system, really it is.… Read More →


How To Set up Google Authorship on a WordPress.com Blog

How To Set up Google Authorship on a WordPress.com Blog

By Niamh Brown February 27, 2013 Articles and Editorials  Comments

click to enlarge imageLike many writers on Google+, I want to increase my AuthorRank so my work will gain credibility and reach a wider audience. I've been looking into how to get Google Authorship working with WordPress, not the version you install on your own domain, but a blog hosted on WordPress.com. I was surprised to find little information on the subject that was reliable and therefore felt compelled to share what I've learned.… Read More →



Nexus 7 Review - An Amazingly Good Tablet for an Amazingly Good Price

Nexus 7 Review - An Amazingly Good Tablet for an Amazingly Good Price

By Mike Johnston July 30, 2012 Articles and Editorials  Comments

A departure from the normal CMS and software related posts I normally do but I recently managed to acquire a Google Nexus 7 Android tablet, one of few that are available worldwide and I thought I'd take a few minutes to share my opinion of this new Android tablet in this Nexus 7 review. The Nexus 7 Android tablet contains a quad core Tegra 3 processor, 16G of storage (in the model I have anyway), 7” 1280x800 HD display (216 ppi), 1 GB RAM and the usual wifi and Bluetooth connectivity options.… Read More →


New Startup brings new Admin, Monitoring & Doc Management to Google Apps

By Mike Johnston March 8, 2012 News & Headlines  Comments

Revevol, which has already deployed more than 700,000 Google Apps licenses in 17 countries and 4 continents, has announced the creation of Revevol Apps, a new subsidiary based in San Francisco dedicated to developing web-based applications that will help more mid- to large companies migrate to Google Apps.Revevol Apps will be run by CEO Stéphane Donzé.… Read More →


The Rise of Social Networks and the Importance of Engaging your Customers

The Rise of Social Networks and the Importance of Engaging your Customers

By Mike Johnston July 19, 2011 Articles and Editorials  Comments

The rise of social networking has, without doubt, led to a number of significant changes on the web. Previously, to get support from a company, one would have to either register with their forums or interact with them via email. With the introduction of sites such as Twitter, Facebook and the new Google+ platform, the means by which users communicate with companies has changed. Twitter is, without question, the best example of positive change in the way that both companies and organizations communicate with the public.… Read More →




WordPress 3.1.3 and WordPress 3.2 Beta 2 are out

By Mike Johnston May 26, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Two new WordPress releases are now available. The first being a security update for the stable 3.1 series. The second is beta 2 of the upcoming WordPress 3.2 release. Details below. WordPress 3.1.3 WordPress 3.1.3 is available now and is a security update for all previous versions. It contains the following security fixes and enhancements: Various security hardening by Alexander Concha. Taxonomy query hardening by John Lamansky. Prevent sniffing out user names of non-authors by using canonical redirects.… Read More →


Google Summer of Code 2011

By Mike Johnston March 30, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

This year's Google Summer of Code participants have been accepted and students are being encouraged to apply at the GSOC website. On the Content management / Wiki front, accepted projects for this year include: Drupal, Dokuwiki, MoinMoin, Moodle, Plone, Typo3, WordPress and XWiki. For those of you who may be unaware of the Google Summer of Code. Here's how it's described on their website: Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects.… Read More →