Blog posting how-to

How-to: Write a Blog Post

A couple of years ago, I calculated that I’d racked up about four and a half thousand blog posts across all my personal and professional projects. Yes, I’ve been doing this a while. I won’t say there’s a set formula (if there is, I break it regularly), but there are definitely good practices.

Opinion: Ad Blocking and why you’re not a pirate

Web user: I hate ads. They’re annoying, intrusive, distracting, they suck up bandwidth, delay my page loads, scam me with fake content and click-bait, and show me and my kids offensive and inappropriate content that is NSFW or home and bypass my privacy and parental rights. Advertiser: That’s my revenue stream you’re talking about. That’s…

How-to: Googleability

Googleability first appeared on Pippa’s site Speaking Well in Public Speaking well in public isn’t just about what you say. What you put online will affect your personal and professional image. Be careful – everything you put out there is visible, so make sure grammar, spelling and punctuation are checked, your facts are correct and your…

How-to: Text-speak [guest post]

The pollution of the English language continues apace (‘OMG, I sound like a member of the Academie Francais!’). Text-speak and the Internet are driving the latest short-hand in verbal and written communication. Literal short-hand, I mean thumb-typing. You don’t get shorter hands than that. You may think this is the End of th World as…

Review: The Digital Human BBC Radio4

Aleks Krotoski explores the digital world, looking at the urge to capture every image, experience and feeling for on-line eternity and how technology touches everything people do, both on and off-line I didn’t get time to post this over the Summer when it originally aired on BBC Radio 4 Monday afternoons, but this well thought…

Catling on Film homepage

New Site: Catling on Film

Announcing the new site for those who care less about what else we do on Everything Express but like the film reviews:  Catling on Film. The ‘brain-child’ of Robin Catling, it’s the film reviews distilled from Everything Express, plus some other comment and commentary on the film business. With guest posts from Pritchard, Corsten and…