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Weeknote 18: Cold emails, hot weather and a new tech magazine

I’ve never sent a cold email, but like all small business owners I’ve received a few. There’s one in my inbox at the moment with the subject line ‘1st Page On Google Ranking’. Yeah, right. So if ‘Yeah, right’ is

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Weeknote 13: Be more creative

Even freelances have to have holidays, and that’s my excuse for the lack of weeknotes lately. Back to work this week, and two highlights. Wednesday was National Writing Day. I wrote 1800 words on my creative non-fiction work-in-progress. It was

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Optimise Oxford: social media, sell-side and SEO

One of the things I like about meetups is the discussion that takes place after the talks have finished. At last week’s Optimise Oxford, it went like this: Someone asked for a show of hands: “Who uses ad blockers?”. Followed

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How many apps does it take to change a lightbulb?

Oxford is an excellent place to work if you’re interested in digital media, with lots of events for hearing new ideas and meeting new people. I’ve attended several meetups organised by UX Oxford, some specifically about the discipline of user

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