Embedding Media on Responsive Websites

Embedding Media on Responsive Websites

I’m trying to become more fluent with coding for responsive websites at the moment. If you’re responsible for a website, it’s an important skill to have. The future holds more and more websites being built using a responsive format, pretty much to the point that if you build a new website today that is not responsive and has a poor mobile equivalent, you’re doing it wrong! On that note,...
Who’s tweeting links to your website?

Who’s tweeting links to your website?

It’s always nice to see someone tweet a link to a blog post that you’ve written. It’s even nicer when you see that they’ve customised their message with some kind words. By keeping an eye on what they’re saying, you can often find some worthy people to network with – they’re often in a similar industry with similar opinions. Of course, there’s always the flip-side, in that you may...
Springpad is shutting down

Springpad is shutting down

Springpad has announced the news that it is shutting down. This free app provided a note taking, organising, sharing and collaboration service, vaguely similar to the likes of Evernote but with a much more ‘visual’ design, with notes being stored in notebooks that you could style to your liking. Along with a Chrome, Android, iPhone, iPad and even a Kindle app, Springpad had their own ‘Spring’ counter button… but to...
5 Top Web Tools for Digital Media Professionals

5 Top Web Tools for Digital Media Professionals

Here’s a quick post that reveals some of the web tools that I use on a reasonably regular basis, all in the name of making the life of a Digital Media professional that much easier. Suggestion: don’t reveal these to your boss. Just wave your hand vaguely and blame your amazing skills on internet magic. downforeveryoneorjustme.com supportdetails.com Bitly (get stats on any Bitly link) IFTTT Pushbullet Or scroll through...