Shaun Mccran

My digital playground

20
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2012

How Business and Government are trying to manage your Google experience

Governments and businesses are continually trying to interfere with how users find their web content. Not by the same means as developers and marketers, IE good SEO principles and an actual strategy, but by trying to change fundamental elements of the search system.

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14
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2012

How HMV stuffed up their pricing then lied to their customers (then blamed IT)

This is a recent example of how a UK retailer, HMV, experienced issues, either of a pricing, technical or communications nature then managed to completely mis-manage the situation and rather than fixing it actually damaged their brand more than the initial error did.

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10
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2012

TED video on building Creative Confidence

I'm a huge fan of the TED education video series. One that really caught my eye the other day was from David Kelly, titled 'How do build your creative confidence'.

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/david_kelley_how_to_build_your_creative_confidence.html

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2012

How to adjust the canvas size in Visio

Random Visio tip for today (As I'm spending a lot of time in Visio at the moment).

If you want to resize the canvas area in Visio simply hold down the Ctrl button and move your mouse over the canvas edge. You'll see the Mouse pointer turn into a double ended arrow. Now click and drag the mouse to expand or contract the canvas.

You can also rotate the canvas by doing this.

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