Nobody likes spam email or junk mail, but at least junk mail is a little easier to manage. If it’s random crap about enlarging your penis or using Viagra (I visited those sites once by accident- I swear) it’s almost acceptable because those trying to sell you such products know that in all likelihood, you’d be too embarrassed to buy those items via mainstream outlets so they have nothing to lose. They’ve literally got a captive audience by the short and curlies.
My friend had bought a horse mask (don’t ask because I don’t know) from Wish via their mobile app so I had a look, only to find that you can buy most things you’d need to buy and just as many things which were completely unnecessary but which you (me) may buy anyway. Best of all, the stuff on Wish is very cheap.
Continue reading “I Wish I Hadn’t”
Sometimes, websites break or need tweaking which isn’t usually too much of an issue as long as regular backups are made. I found this out the hard way but since my previous mistake, Ninja Hedgehog is backed-up regularly and automatically. This means that in theory, I should be able to have Ninja Hedgehog back up and running very quickly should it all go tits-up. Continue reading “Technical Issues. Possibly.”
The rear sections of newspapers are becoming ever more infested with adverts for organisations who want to claim something back on your behalf; whether it be mis-sold PPI or compensation for something which was probably your fault anyway.
The other day, there was a particularly large advert which stood out. As was intended by the giant advert, it piqued my attention enough for me to actually have a read, even though I knew I didn’t want to. Continue reading “Leading Figure”
NatWest, the helpful bank, have recently launched the NatYes campaign for their mortgage products and claim that they say “yes” to 9 out of 10 mortgage applications. This is great news for many of those who are struggling to get on the property ladder. In the campaign TV advertisements, we’re asked to search online for NatYes. Continue reading “NatNo to SEO”
I’m very careful about the boxes I tick when I’m signing up to a new service or for a new product. I’m usually so careful, I even notice the boxes that need to be ticked so that I don’t receive promotional material or sales gumph from carefully selected third parties. Continue reading “Unsubscribing from Email”
If you’ve ended up at Ninja Hedgehog after typing in the address of a different website, I apologise. There’s a good reason for it. Continue reading “Redirected Visitors”
An increasing amount of people are creating their own websites these days. But not everyone is aware of the personal information about them which is available to the world. Continue reading “WHOIS You?”