Picture this… You’re all set for your Black Friday promotion. Offers ready. Emails queued up and everything. And just as you start hitting refresh to see all those lovely extra sales roll in.. Your email marketing account gets shut down without warning. Permanently. Your Black Friday sale is over And the gut wrenching realisation dawns that… [Read More]
I’ve been minimising my use of social media the last few months. So the big Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outage today hasn’t really affected me at all. And I have an email list. So I can still connect with my audience while the rest of the social-media-addicted world wails and gnashes their teeth. (I can just… [Read More]
The cloud has become a valuable part of our business and personal lives, and with it, the promise of data that is stored in multiple places for maximum safety and redundancy. But despite the marketing hype, understand that just because you have stuff “in the cloud”, it doesn’t mean your data is totally safe. If… [Read More]
It amuses me that we have an unparalleled ability to communicate ideas with each other and exercise free speech… and yet being deplatformed is now a “thing”. Heck, the word didn’t even register in Google trends until 2016. But in our easily offended, “cancel culture” world, it’s become the go-to move for so-called social justice warriors to try and… [Read More]
Ever heard of JournalSpace? No? That’s because they got deadpooled in 2009. Here’s why that’s important to you today, even if you don’t have employees
Blogger, Tim Denning, had a rude awakening last year when his email marketing provider deleted his account without warning.