7 years on…

7 years on…

Everything seems to fly by so quickly these days and I was reminded today by LinkedIn that it has been 7 years since I set up Scalar Enterprises to help local small businesses with their internet marketing and web design. Well, it turned out to be another successful year, thanks of course to our valued…

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Pop ups… love them or hate them ?

Pop ups… love them or hate them ?

Google have announced recently (24th August 2016) that they will be taking action against mobile sites in future that use pop-ups that display over the top of the page contents and make it difficult to see it. Google explained their reasons behind the decision stating “Pages that show intrusive interstitials [elements that cover the content]…

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Slow holiday season ?

Slow holiday season ?

The Summer is well and truly upon us now and the holiday season is well under way. For many businesses, this means that things can slow down a little as your customers are away on vacation or are getting ready to go away so they don’t want to start things until they get back from…

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Email vs Social Media

Email vs Social Media

Over recent years there have been a number of studies carried out to assess the difference in performance of email marketing compared to social media. The general conclusion to date (2016) is that Email marketing is still acknowledged as one of the most effective and low cost marketing tools, especially in business to business (b2b)…

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Another important WordPress security update

Another year and another important security update that you need to install if you are using WordPress on your website. WordPress 4.4.1 is now available. This is a security release that fixes a problem that leaves websites vulnerable to “Cross site scripting” (XSS) attacks. As is usual for a security release, WordPress strongly encourage you…

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Happy New Year !

Happy New Year !

Hope you had a great Christmas. Getting back into the swing of things now after the break and finally caught up on my emails – there was so much rubbish and SPAM emails in my inbox. Looking forward to another year and a little less rain if possible – plays havoc with the golf. Best…

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