Web/social media presence for Small Business on no budget?

Here’s a little secret…..having an easy to access and regularly updated website and social media presence is not the domain of the richer SME’s and larger corporates, never has been, you don’t need to employ content managers or developers, you can, to a reasonable degree, simply do it yourself. I’ve long been an advocate of … Read moreWeb/social media presence for Small Business on no budget?

A reliable business-class internet service, in Cornwall?

UPDATE 21/12/12 As enjoyable an experiment this has been the Bonded service really didn’t give any real significant improvements over what we had in place already, an extra cost implication as well as the addition of extra equipment to support/maintain, so in the New Year we’ll be sticking a pin in that and waiting for the “next big thing” … Read moreA reliable business-class internet service, in Cornwall?

Intra-site routing, or how I gave up worrying and started to love the…VPN?!

Something I’ve been fighting with on and off for months now is how to properly route traffic around our site. Please bear in mind that I’m an IT Manager, I’m not a network technician, but then I’m not that in the same way I’m not a web developer, sharepoint developer, tech support guy, wireless installer … Read moreIntra-site routing, or how I gave up worrying and started to love the…VPN?!

Code that makes me smile – more sql, disctinct/paging

Another part of the ever-ongoing project is to find a way to add a CMS function to the timetables. Now we really should (and almost certainly will in the future) simply API data from our bookings and reservations system onto our site, so this solution is more of a stop-gap, but it does give me … Read moreCode that makes me smile – more sql, disctinct/paging

Adventures in Sharepoint – email setup

Ok, cheeky post but too much wordage for twitter – just a quick post to say that I have configured incoming/outgoing email on my SP application, and normally I’d reproduce the whole lot here but today I’ll just provide you the two excellent links that helped 100%. http://sharepointgeorge.com/2010/configuring-incoming-email-sharepoint-2010/ And http://sharepointgeorge.com/2010/configuring-outgoing-email-sharepoint-2010/ Many thanks must go to … Read moreAdventures in Sharepoint – email setup

THE PERSONAL BLOG OF CORNWALL-BASED COMPANY DIRECTOR // CHRIS RICKARD