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Have I Been Pwned?

By cspringthorpe | Nov 11, 2018

If you have an email address then this is a great website to check whether it’s safety has been breached. Basically, you enter your email address and the website “Have I been pwned” by Troy Hunt will check it against the current list of data breaches. If you’re still not sure you can read more…

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Interesting marketing trends

By cspringthorpe | May 1, 2019

There is a really interesting article on BrandWatch about trends in marketing and social media. If you have 5 – 10 minutes and are interested to know the best time of day to post on Instagram or how long a blog post should be for most interaction, then take a read.

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Trying to decide on a company to print your Business Cards?

By cspringthorpe | Jul 1, 2019

I have printed many business cards over the years, some better than others, but my most recent ones for Scraggly Cow I think are the best yet. (yes of course I’m biased…) Anyway I thought I would dig back and find some old card designs to give you a chuckle, but I could only find…

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How to videos

By cspringthorpe | Sep 1, 2019

Recently I built a website for the local village of Furnace. The brief included the easy ability for various members of the community, with little or no technical knowlegde to be able to update the site. So the ‘backend’ or the administrator part of the site I made very simple depending on the permissions given…

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Which is the fastest browser?

By cspringthorpe | Jun 9, 2018

Good question! Here at Scraggly Cow for years we have been big fans of Chrome for it’s speed, add-ons and speed, did we mention speed? Yes it’s all about speed and security and in both these aspects Chrome has been fantastic, but now Edge, Microsoft’s new browser is really looking like it’s worth considering… On…

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Free Image Resizer tool

By cspringthorpe | Jan 29, 2018

If you have ever struggled with sending or uploading large images from your PC then this post is for you! Although this program is Not Mac compatible, I´m sure there are similar alternatives out there, please leave a comment if you have any suggestions. So, you know how it goes, you have copied your photos from…

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Are you terrible at design? You need Canva!

By cspringthorpe | Oct 20, 2018

Are you terrible at design? Not a clue where to start with Photoshop? Check out it’s a great free tool with the option to pay a small amount for some premium photos / designs. Super easy to use, try it and see!

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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

By cspringthorpe | Jan 31, 2018

New EU legislation as to how data is held and processed by businesses of all sizes is due to come into law in May 2018. So the big question is will your business be impacted? In short, yes. Individuals, organisations, and companies that are either ‘controllers’ or ‘processors’ of personal data will be covered by…

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How to add a user / admin to your Facebook page

By cspringthorpe | Aug 1, 2019

I have been asked this many times and it really is simple, assuming that you have your password and login details for your FB account, which tends to be the first hurdle to overcome… That said, assuming you have your login details ready and want to know how this video is made for you!

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By cspringthorpe | Nov 22, 2019

Do you struggle to work with colours wondering what complements what and how to make your site and marketing really zing? Well join the club we have all been there! Fortunately Coolor is an amazing website where you can create and save as many colour combinations as you like. Creating beautiful colour schemes that always…

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Free Google Business Listing

By cspringthorpe | Aug 28, 2019

If you haven’t already registered your business on Google, stop whatever you are doing and do it now! It´s a quick process and can make a huge difference and the best part of all it´s totally free! The Google business listing is what shows your business details on the right of the search results when…

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