Creating Facebook Ad Campaigns

By David HornBusiness, Social Media

… boy, this has become an occasional blog! And this is just a quick note to let you know I’ve written a new article over on my blog for website owners. It’s a pretty basic guide to getting up and running with Facebook Ads. There’s a good bit of info in there, covering setting up … Read More

Using Gmail with Organised Inboxes

By David HornBusiness, Email Marketing

It’s not often that Google introduces modifications that genuinely improve the way I work. Sure – plenty that are nice to haves (I just played with the latest version of Google Maps – and it looked and worked great – but a bit unnecessary since I had no problem with the old Google Maps, it … Read More

A new way to make a living

By David HornBusiness, work

The other week – and for only the second time in 10 years – a customer declined to pay an invoice. I’m not going to go into the reasons – it wasn’t an especially acrimonious discussion, and it boiled down to a mis-understanding more than anything else, but still – it burnt for a little … Read More

Google Wallet – send money via email

By David HornBusiness

Oh, this looks interesting. Google Wallet (formerly Google Checkout) is introducing email payments to some of it’s Gmail users (presumably in advance of a broader roll out). Integrating neatly with your gmail attachment options, a little $ sign will allow you to send money free (free from your Google Wallet balance or from your bank … Read More

Marissa Mayer – kicking ass since July 2012

By David HornBusiness

Marissa Mayer. She’s the CEO of Yahoo! Hired last July she was charged with the responsibility of making Yahoo! a relevant organisation again. Not an easy task. Since she joined she’s made a number of seemingly controversial calls – but all of them seem to have been the right thing, despite many (many) people dumping … Read More

All about the productivity …

By David HornBusiness, work

Just a quick one … I’ve got stuff to do. But I’m all about the productivity at the moment and wanted to share this great anecdote from Jerry Seinfeld (via lifehacker). Software developer Brad Isaac got some great advice from Jerry Seinfeld:  … He told me to get a big wall calendar that has a whole … Read More

Notes from a brief business trip

By David HornBusiness, work

This past week I was away for 2 days on a business trip … the kind where you leave at 4am on a Thursday, and arrive back at about midnight on the Friday. Short, intensive, rewarding and filled with travel.  I probably had about 10 hours when I was travelling in one form or another … Read More