Rectangle Red are Hiring (Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes)

We’re expanding and looking to hire a junior and a senior application developer! You’ll need experience and skill with Microsoft technologies (.NET in particular), relational database systems (e.g. SQL Server or MySQL), and to be a dab hand with the latest web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, etc). We offer all you would expect – a competitve salary, opportunty to learn …

A QR code for Rectangle Red

Build your own QR code!

A QR code is a (usually black and white) square graphic, like the one on this page. Typically, it holds a description of a web address, so that if you point a smartphone at it, it can decode the web address from the pattern, and jump straight to that web page. Try it with the one on this page! You …

Adventures in WordPress

I’ve been doing a few custom tweaks for the Stony Means Business website with Andrew from Meticulous Design this week; Andrew is the graphic guru behind the site’s look and feel, and I’ve been getting the online event registration module working properly. We’ve used the WordPress Event Registration plug in which I’ve modified slightly to make it work as we …

Automatic blog posting on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter from WordPress

If use WordPress to power your site, you may find this is a rather neat little solution to the problem of keeping your social network streams ticking over. Install the SNAP plugin into your wordpress website / blog, configure, and your new posts on WordPress will get automatically published for you.

Garish Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

I was at a particularly interesting talk yesterday at http://www.stonymeansbusiness.co.uk where Tracy Spence of WSI Internet Marketing talked about the latest thoughts and trends in using social media to grow your business. A blog, such as this, is a good start, but it starts to become powerful once we give readers the ability to easily share information they find useful to their …