• TL:DR? Watch this video instead :) Now more than ever a blog is essential for any business. I have written previously about how your customers are using the internet for all manner of tasks. You can learn just about anything online now, book everything online, order all manner of services, you can even design custom fabric and get a pattern printed directly onto it and sent to you to sew. You can probably hire someone to sew it for you too! How do customers and clients find the products, services or contractors that they want? They use search and they use social referrals or finds. Think about your last five online purchases: what prompted you to purchase? When you think

    May 21,
    - by Roseanne
  • This post was written as my entry to Congregation 2014, an unconference that takes place in the tiny and very welcoming village of Cong in Co. Mayo. I’ve been blogging since 2003 and using WordPress since 2008. Previously I had self hosted a Blogger-powered site but felt that it was moving away from an open platform that I could tweak to my liking. I’m not a programmer by any stretch of the imagination but I do like to be able to tinker if the need arises. My interest in WordPress has inspired me to get up close and personal with PHP and MySQL. However,  beyond a weekend workshop I have not taken this any further. This introduction is by way

    Nov 30,
    - by Roseanne