How to track scans on a QR Code

Ok lots of people – marketing professionals and digital specialists included – will mock me for talking about QR Codes. QR Codes are something that it’s just easy to hate. They look ugly and people holding up their phone to scan a QR Code in public are easy to take the mick out of, but I genuinely believe QR Codes serve a purpose. Although only if they’re used in...
EQC lay complaint with police over email from Bryan Staples

EQC lay complaint with police over email from Bryan Staples

What is going on over at EQC right now?! So a short while ago, EQC announced that they had accidentally emailed a list of information (claim references or some such) to someone outside of the EQC organisation. All good though – they’d been in contact with that recipient and the recipient had assured them that he would delete the email and hold no record of it. Also worth noting...
3 Things I Learnt from the Christchurch Earthquake

3 Things I Learnt from the Christchurch Earthquake

As we’ve just passed the two year anniversary for the Christchurch earthquake (or the most damaging one at least), I, like many Cantabrians no doubt, have been reflecting on that moment and everything that has changed in our lives since then. My wife and I bought a house not long before the first quake. As home owners, we could really have suffered during the quakes but instead we’ve been...

Dive Mistress by Tara Sutherland

Tara Sutherland is another blog writer that I’m already familiar with through other Social Media channels such as Twitter and Instagram. In Tara’s case, I wasn’t actually aware that she was such an avid blog writer until a mutual friend introduced us. It turns out that Tara, based in Auckland, is very busy online; managing to maintain a healthy blog, Facebook Page, Google+ Page, Twitter account and Flickr profile,...

A Post-Earthquake Update on Bexley

As far as residences are concerned, there’s no doubt that the suburb of Bexley in Christchurch was the worst hit during the 2011 earthquake. As an eastern-suburb resident myself, it seems easy to consider our street amongst the worst hit and yet a journey a few hundred metres down the road tells a different story. Today I took a drive around the residential area between Bexley and New Brighton....
Top Five Road Trip Destinations in Australia

Top Five Road Trip Destinations in Australia

When people think of Australia, they think of the beautiful beaches. The beaches are not the only highlight. Many people also love the many scenic drives and nature trails along the way. If you are planning a trip to Australia, you may also want to consider these road trips. The trips are unforgettable. 1. Nature’s Way. This Northern Trail begins at Darwin at Nature’s Way. During the road trip,...

Guest Blogging

If you’re like me, your blog is more of a hobby than any form of replacement to your full-time job. As you’re also working full-time, it can be hard to give your blog as much attention as it deserves. It’s important to add new content to your blog periodically as the longer your blog remains static, the more likely both your regular readers and search engines themselves will lose...