Writing for fun

Callisti services include website copywriting and document preparation. Copywriting is a key part of any communication as this is the message. This is what is expressed and this is what is interpreted and processed by the reader. On a webpage …

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Named in the bible

Interesting fact: Queen of the South is the only football team named in the Bible. Well, more accurately, the Bible mentions a Queen of the South and there is now a football team that shares this name. It’s not like …

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Stirling work

The weekend just past was spent in Aberfoyle, Stirling and Falkirk helping Kit (website designer and video technologist) through his stag activities. A good proportion of the minibus-load are involved in video and web-related work, including time-lapse photography expert Robbie …

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Directory Listings

Is it good to embark on a link building campaign for when building your website’s presence online? There are numerous directory sites where concepts like relevant directory and page rank, non-reciprocal, reciprocal, all come to the fore. I am currently …

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SEO and Google Adwords

Hi pop-pickers. Another busy day in and out of the office. One random event of note was my dilapidated car reach a milestone… Or 150,000 of them to be precise. This was en-route to Barncleuch, Irongray in Dumfries and Galloway …

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Aberdeen Media Website Development

What a strange day at the office. The morning entailed a rainy trip to the ‘Making it Happen’ discussion on the alternative futures for theatre provision in Dumfries (and by extension Dumfries and Galloway). There were many representatives from local …

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Somewhere to dig for gold

I was thinking that there’s gold in them there hills. Just not enough to warrant spending £1 million setting up a small mine to extract £0.9 million worth of gold. Some smart alec will find a cute way of making …

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SEO on many levels

I spent some of this afternoon thinking about sheep. Not because I’m surrounded by Scotland. The latest client has a number of web sites and the latest online presence is for pedigree Suffolk sheep. There are some interesting facts to …

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Windows DRM

The nightmare that is Windows DRM. Here’s the challenge: go and find a definitive website that shows a list of compatible devices for Windows DRM. Remember there’s Windows Media Player DRM and the 3GP DRM (.dcf) files that will only …

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Google Listings

Just tried a speculative search in UK results for ‘usability and seo’ and callisti comes up in postition 8. Remove the ‘and’ and it shifts to 3rd or 4th page. Encouraging though all the same. I must update the sitemap …

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