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The great un-Googling

6th October 2021

Tips for reducing your use of Google products and the data they collect, including recommended privacy-focussed alternatives for Chrome, Google Search and Google Analytics.

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Fathom Analytics vs Google Analytics

13th July 2021

My thoughts on switching to using Fathom; a simple, privacy focussed website analytics software that is an ethical alternative to Google Analytics.

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The weird nostalgic romance of deleting old emails

1st June 2021

Clearing out your old emails is a great way to reduce your digital carbon footprint. Get ready for a trip down memory lane!

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5 fun ways to p*ss off your website visitors

28th April 2021

For when you absolutely, positively want to nark off all those lovely people who might want to give you money.

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Protecting your online privacy

1st March 2021

Liberate your digital self with some small changes to make your online life a little more private. Includes my recommendations for privacy-focussed alternatives for web browsers, email, search, analytics and more!

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7 ways your website might be abusing your customers personal data

15th February 2021

How big tech companies stopped data mining and started handing out shovels instead.

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Digital Minimalism Part 1: The Digital Declutter

1st February 2021

I’m exploring Cal Newport’s philosophy of Digital Minimalism using less technology with more purpose and none of the distractions.

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Inbox clever: how to use your email newsletter effectively

18th January 2021

Thoughts on email newsletters including collating useful content, designing good signup forms and respecting your readers privacy.

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New adventures with an old phone

11th December 2020

Everyone can do with a digital detox from time to time! Thoughts on why I’ve been going back to basics with a ‘dumb phone’ on evenings and weekends.

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My Social Dilemma

22nd October 2020

Join me as I don my tinfoil hat and watch The Social Dilemma, the terrifying documentary about the impact social media is having on society.

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