Author: Claire Broadley

<thrive_headline click tho-post-11645 tho-test-198>39 Ways to Learn to Code for Free</thrive_headline>

39 Ways to Learn to Code for Free

Even if you don’t plan to become a developer, you will benefit from being able to code. With basic knowledge, and a little practice, you’ll be amazed at what you can achieve. From web development to creating applications, knowing how to code can save you time and money. You can fix your own site, automate tasks, […]

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-11650 tho-test-154>26 Inbound Marketing Resources for Beginners</thrive_headline>

26 Inbound Marketing Resources for Beginners

Inbound marketing brings visitors to your website and lets you market to people without hard sell techniques. This is a huge advantage for new businesses, because consumers increasingly view outbound marketing as a nuisance that should be avoided. By using inbound marketing, you can avoid having to cold call, and you don’t have to pester people to buy. Instead, […]

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Brexit Unintended Consequences: Internet Edition

Brexit Unintended Consequences: Internet Edition

Britain voted to leave the European Union on June 23, 2016. Before the vote, various experts warned of unintended consequences. Professor Michael Dougan warned of legal complexity. Bertie Aherne, former Irish Taoiseach, warned that Brexit may result in new borders. And unintended consequences will also affect both the UK and the EU’s IT industry, and the way UK […]

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Where Does Donald Trump Stand On Net Neutrality?

Where Does Donald Trump Stand On Net Neutrality?

Despite his use of Twitter, Donald Trump is not a big internet user. He “very rarely” emails anyone, according to a 2013 testimony, and dictates his tweets to his aides. He’s referred to the internet as “the cyber” during the 2016 presidential debates, suggesting that he isn’t completely au fait with the modern web and related […]

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Know Your Rights at the Border

Know Your Rights at the Border

With the rise of terrorism and other law-breaking (eg, human trafficking), there has been a great increase in border checks — and the power that governments exercise at their borders. This has resulted in law-abiding citizens seeing their privacy rights erode. What was once a simple validation of a passport and quick look at the […]

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Which Web Browser Is Best For Security In 2018?

Which Web Browser Is Best For Security In 2018?

With increasing numbers of malware attacks and other threats trying to steal your personal data, protecting yourself online is vitally important. Threats such as credit card scams, phishing, and computer viruses should make internet security a priority for everyone. This starts with good browsing practices. Take care when you open email attachments. Make sure your antivirus software […]

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The Investigatory Powers Act: Ultimate Guide

The Investigatory Powers Act: Ultimate Guide

The Investigatory Powers Act (PDF)is a new law that gives the UK government massive surveillance powers. It legalizes the tracking of internet usage, the hacking of smartphones and laptops, and the monitoring of innocent people. It also opens up that data to a huge number of staff members in various agencies and organizations. And it provides a mandate for the […]

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How To Build An Intranet With WordPress

How To Build An Intranet With WordPress

Intranets allow employees to access business information on a closed system. The system is accessed via a web browser, but it’s locked down so that non-employees can’t access it. Some intranets consist of ‘read only’ information, like company policies, while others include sharing features and team working tools. For the purposes of this guide, we’re […]

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What Is The Internet Like In Kim Jong Il’s North Korea?

What Is The Internet Like In Kim Jong Il’s North Korea?

North Korea — known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) — is a secretive and unpredictable place. Its 25 million residents live in a completely isolated environment, where information is tightly controlled by the state. And its citizens cannot enjoy simple things that we take for granted, from home-brewed alcohol to sarcasm. Most North Koreans are banned […]

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-13377 tho-test-135>No, Affiliate Marketing Is Not a Scam</thrive_headline>

No, Affiliate Marketing Is Not a Scam

When Tim Berners-Lee invented the hypertext webpage, he envisioned a world of shared information. It didn’t take long for businesses to realize that the web was a new shopping platform too. In fact, years before the web, in 1989, the first ever internet affiliate program was born when William J Tobin enlisted people to refer customers […]

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