Category: Misc

Facebook Demand Government ID For Multiple Accounts

Facebook Demand Government ID For Multiple Accounts

Yesterday I logged into one of the Facebook accounts I use for marketing and was confronted with this: I took a photo of an id and modified the name, date of birth and photo to match the account. Note they require the date of birth you use when registering so make sure you note it. Everything else I blanked out. Blurred the image a few times to hide the modifications...

Apache Logs – Disk Space Ubuntu Plesk

Apache Logs – Disk Space Ubuntu Plesk

One of my servers started groaning early last week and it turned out I had log files accumulating to nearly 1TB. Log rotation was switched on but it still wasn’t ideal. I solved this by ssh’ing into a root shell and running the following command: du -a /var | sort -n -r | head -n 10 This lists the directories which are taking up the most space and it showed...

15 Tools I Couldn’t Live Without

15 Tools I Couldn’t Live Without

Everyone has their own set of tools that makes their day to day working life easier. Below I have made a list of the tools I use regularly and recommend to others. Notepad ++ – A great little text editor for windows (I use Kate in Linux). I pretty much hand code everything now so I spend alot of time using a text editor and Notepad ++ and Kate are...

Spying on Mobile Ads from Firefox

Spying on Mobile Ads from Firefox

If you want to know what ads are running on a mobile site anywhere in the world you can do this with Firefox without going anywhere near a mobile device. Simply download the following add-ons: User Agent Switcher Modify Headers Simply select the device you want to “look through” in User agent switcher and then grab a http user agent and paste it into Modify headers. User agents can be...

Big Thank You To Neverblue for Out of Bounds Dominican Republic

Big Thank You To Neverblue for Out of Bounds Dominican Republic

Just like to say a big thank you to Neverblue for organising Out of Bounds Dominican Republic. It was an amazing experience to be surrounded by like minded people and have all the luxuries the Neverblue team laid on. Sun Rise Punta Canna 2012 My main takeaways from the trip were:- Mobile advertising is expanding with more and more affiliates jumping on the band wagon Dating and daily deals still...

Translation Options When Advertising Abroad

Translation Options When Advertising Abroad

When scaling successful campaigns to different countries the biggest stumbling block can be the language barrier. Unless you are a fluent or have a babelfish at hand the chances are that you are going to need some help to translate your ad copy. There are a number of options and we have outlined each below in order of cost vs quality.   Google Translate – The cheap and quick solution...

Setting up twitter feed to post to Twitter and Facebook accounts

Setting up twitter feed to post to Twitter and Facebook accounts

If you don’t already have a facebook and twitter account for your company they are really easy to setup. On facebook remember to click the “Create a Page for a celebrity, band or business” link on the homepage. Once you have those accounts setup head over to twitterfeed.com and sign up for an account. Enter your blog url where it says rss input (it will automatically locate the rss file)...

Welcome to the blog

Thanks for visiting this is the first post at JiM’s Blog. To tell you a little about why we are starting a blog could take a while but in short we are trying to improve our communications throughout the industry and this is one method we are using. If you are interested in getting in contact there is a email address on the contact page I hope you will find...