I have seen my fair share of hamburger menus over the years (the three horizontal line variety), but I hadn’t twigged exactly how old they are and yet some people still aren’t sure what they do. Then I found this delightfully silly (in places) article all about the pros and cons of hamburger menus and […]
I have a soft spot for Browns Lane Pre-School. Not only was it the first website I ever did and got paid for, but my kids both went there when they were younger too. So when the owner came to me and asked if it could be updated, I was delighted. The old site Things change […]
The Google+ team added the ability to see how well your personal and brand profiles, collections and posts are doing. It’s really simple to find out lots of information once you know how. In this video you will find out how to view your influence. It really is simple.
There are an awful lot of tweets on Twitter. The 140 character limit encourages lots and lots of short messages flying this way and that all day long. The trouble is it can make reading tweets from your favourite profiles that little bit more tricky. Luckily Twitter allows you create lists, which helps you organise […]
Google+ has had events for a long time, but the new Google+ was sadly missing them. Fear not! For Google+ Events are back! They haven’t been given a makeover at all yet, but they are here which is promising. Here is a quick overview of what you can expect to see when you click on […]
Google+ has reached a pivotal moment in its life. The ‘classic’ Google+ is now gone and the new Google+ is the only Google+. In this episode of DID YOU KNOW? I walk you through some of the updates have that come along in time for the switch over.
Being able to mention someone (a friend or colleague for instance) on any social platform is a fundamental part of the experience. On Google+ it is has always been straightforward, but thanks to a recent update it is even more useful than before. In this video I show you how it is done.
In classic Google+ you could select to view posts by a particular circle. In the new Google+ that ability is hidden by default. It’s easy to enable though and once enabled, you will once again be able to filter your stream by the circles you have created. TRANSCRIPT “Hello and welcome to another episode of […]
Having private conversations on Google+ is easy and is a great way to communicate with family, friends and colleagues. However, trying to find those messages again afterwards can sometimes be a little tricky, especially if you are a really active user of Google+. Scrolling through your stream, or your notifications can indeed be a lengthy […]
Sometimes searching for a specific profile in Google+ can be difficult, especially if there is more than one person with the same name. What do you do if the profile you are looking for has a ‘blue head’ or an avatar that looks nothing like the person in real life? What if it’s someone you […]
Did you know the default sort order for Google+ communities is no longer chronological? You might have noticed that some older posts are being displayed above newer posts. If you aren’t happy with that, then help is at hand, because there is a very simple way to change it. TRANSCRIPT “Hello and welcome to another episode […]
Formatting a Google+ post is really easy (just use asterisks, underscores or hyphens around your text) and it makes your posts look much better to the human eye. TRANSCRIPT “Hello and welcome to the second episode of DID YOU KNOW? Today I am going to give you a quick demo of how you can format […]