Entries by Steve Jacobs

Website Security

Keeping websites secure has become far more difficult in the last 12-24 months. Its no longer a question of preventing your web site from being attacked or hacked, but of how you are able to respond when it is. It used to be that patching Joomla and WordPress sites was pretty good insurance against attacks, […]

Joomla Content Management System

It’s easy to get started creating your website. Knowing some of the basics will help. What is a Content Management System? A content management system is software that allows you to create and manage webpages easily by separating the creation of your content from the mechanics required to present it on the web. In this […]

Take-aways from the Tbex Conference in Ireland

It’s going to take some time to digest everything and decide whether attending the tbex conference in Ireland was worth the effort. It was an interesting experience to be sure. And I know I gleaned some interesting tips and learned some new things. It gave me a better insight into how the whole marketing and […]

The DNA of Internet Marketing

I’m starting a new blog category on Internet Marketing. While I’ve been involved in this field for many years, I’ve never stopped working at it long enough to quantify what is involved. In many cases my clients have been small business and charitable organisations on limited budgets. These small organizations all know that they need […]


I just read an article about how pro-Kremlin hackers infiltrated pro-European Union and French Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s email. The same article mentioned how Marine le Pen recently met Vladimir Putin. Is his strategy to support right wing candidates and break up the EU so he can pick up countries one by one and re-grow […]

Writing for me

I’ve been struggling to get started with writing  A friend who is a prolific blogger said something that struck me, and I’m hoping it might help me get unstuck. She said the audience she is writing for is “me” – herself – no one else. So with that in mind, I’m starting again. Today I’m […]


I just finished reading a book called ‘Dissolution’ by C.J Sansom. It’s about a lawyer named Shardlake who worked as a commissioner at the time of the dissolution or shutting down of the great but largely corrupt monasteries in England under Cromwell and King Henry VIII. Shardlake, along with his young assistant Mark Poer, is […]