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Stuck for Inspiration?

Stuck for Inspiration?

By tom, 12.02.08

The Internet is just so big, sometimes it's hard to know where to start when you are looking for inspiration or new ideas. Google is an obvious place, but only if you know what you're looking for. It's a great tool for locating information, but what if you just want…

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WrongWrite.com

WrongWrite.com

By tom, 3.02.08

18a have recently acquired the site wrongwrite.com - "part education, part therapy. We uncover grammatical and spelling errors on commercial signage and advertising, and share it with our loyal readers". So hop over and check it out - and keep us in mind next time you see a shocking typo…

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The Original Social Network

The Original Social Network

By tom, 5.01.08

For anyone who's getting fed up of all those social networking sites out there, take a look at this brand new social network that's taking the world by storm. Check out The Original Social Network

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The World's 'Local' Bank

The World's 'Local' Bank

By lisa, 2.01.08

Only a couple of months ago 18a Productions opened a business bank account with HSBC. They seemed as good as anyone else, and we'd heard good reports. And out of the 2 banks only a short walk away, they were the ones who returned our call, unlike Barclays. After a…

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Shocking Tesco Typo

Shocking Tesco Typo

By lisa, 2.01.08

From working in PR and updating websites 24/7 (or so it seems sometimes!) I've developed a keen eye for typos. But I don't think it even takes a 'keen' eye to spot this striking blunder on a banner outside a Tesco store in South Somerset! A blunder that's very likely…

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MSN Messenger Trojan Alarm

MSN Messenger Trojan Alarm

By lisa, 20.11.07

We've just heard that a new malware (software designed to infiltrate and/or damage a computer) is spreading like wildfire through MSN Messenger. The Trojan is an IRC bot which sends itself in a .zip file, either as a file including the word 'pics' with a double extension executable (DSC00432.jpg.exe) or…

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Magical list generator using jquery

Magical list generator using jquery

By lisa, 20.11.07

Just found this simple but effective javascript code, utilising the invaluable jquery library to create linked select lists. You select the first list and it magically goes off and generates the options in the 2nd and 3rd lists. This in itself isn't anything particularly ground breaking, but this code connects…

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The Affiliate Marketing Board Game

The Affiliate Marketing Board Game

By tom, 15.11.07

It occurred to me the other day, just how much affiliate marketing is like playing monopoly! It's probably the reason I like it so much. Everyone trying to make it around the board, picking up as many properties as they can, in the hope that some will make decent returns.…

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Cool CSS Dim Effect

Cool CSS Dim Effect

By tom, 13.11.07

I'm always looking for cool new effects to build into our sites. It can be tricky to balance out supporting older browsers and keeping things interesting, not only for our visitors/clients, but also for myself! I've been experimenting with a few cool CSS effects and AJAX widgetty things lately, including…

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