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Why isn't my article thumbnail showing on my Twitter share?

Why isn't my article thumbnail showing on my Twitter share?

By lisa, 26.04.23

We had a client recently wonder why, when they shared articles to Twitter, the article thumbnail didn't always show up with the tweet, even though it was set to. Intermittent problems are always the most fun, aren't they?! So we studied their Twitter feed to look for any patterns in…

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How you need to be using AI - or a virtual assistant - for your business right now

How you need to be using AI - or a virtual assistant - for your business right now

By lisa, 25.04.23

It feels - to me - like everywhere I turn and every work conversation I have mentions AI. But then I go and stand on the side of an U9's football game and I bring it up in conversation, and no one's heard of ChatGPT or OpenAI. And to be honest…

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Revolutionising Code Refactoring with ChatGPT: A Developer's Dream Come True

Revolutionising Code Refactoring with ChatGPT: A Developer's Dream Come True

By tom, 24.04.23

In the ever-evolving world of software development, writing efficient and maintainable code has always been a top priority. As codebases grow in size and complexity, developers often find themselves spending a significant amount of time refactoring code to optimize performance and maintainability. Technologies move on and code that was considered…

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Why you should be using WebP Images on your website

Why you should be using WebP Images on your website

By tom, 20.04.23

Things don't stand still for very long (infact they basically never do) in the world of web development. Something that seemed so ingrained it would never be replaced, is the ubiquitous jpg image format. This might not be a terribly exciting subject for many people, but if you're trying to optimise…

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5 UX lessons to learn from 5 UK banks

5 UX lessons to learn from 5 UK banks

By lisa, 12.04.23

We've recently launched a separate company for our own start up HallsHire Limited - it's been going 20 years now and has grown to a size that it's best being it's own beast that a subdivision of 18a. So that's exciting times! But as a result, we needed to open…

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Why your traffic stats are changing: GA4 vs GA Universal Analytics

Why your traffic stats are changing: GA4 vs GA Universal Analytics

By lisa, 30.03.23

Google Universal Analytics is being turned off in July 2023, as they move everyone to their new beast - GA4. Google have also been sending people emails lately to say they're automatically moving you over to GA4 this month (March) if you haven't moved yourself already. The change over -…

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Speeding up arranging meetings with AvailabilityCal

Speeding up arranging meetings with AvailabilityCal

By lisa, 27.03.23

We've recently launched AvailabilityCal.com - a neat little tool to help ease that back and forth over email when you're trying to arrange a mutually convenient time for a meeting. Apparently the average meeting takes 7 emails to arrange - eugh! Now, as long as my Google Calendar is up…

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The rise of AI

The rise of AI

By tom, 23.03.23

AI is quickly becoming one of the most talked-about topics in 2023 and if early indications are right, it stands to radically transform many people's lives - in a very big way in a very short space of time! AI, or artificial intelligence, is a branch of computer science that…

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The Dos and Don'ts of Sharing Your Availability Calendar with Others

The Dos and Don'ts of Sharing Your Availability Calendar with Others

By tom, 21.03.23

We've developed AvailabilityCal.com to help make sharing your availability calendar with others quick and simple. Sharing your calendar can be a great way to streamline scheduling and improve communication. However, it's important to follow some best practices to ensure that you're sharing your calendar appropriately and effectively. In this article,…

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