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Posted on August 8th, 2016 in Life

Next week I’m back on deck after ten weeks traveling around the world and recharging. I was doing more than upping my Instagram game I swear 😉 – I needed it to be a better mate, a better person to work with and the happiest, most effective and fulfilled dude I can be. The funny […]

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Posted on September 22nd, 2015 in ecommerce

It’s scary how many established brands that do well at a retail level still struggle online. Walk down the street and you’ll be walking past brands that are doing millions per store in brick & mortar, but would be lucky to make a thousand dollars a week online. There’s a simple common thread between consumer […]

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Posted on July 31st, 2015 in Design, ecommerce, Marketing

Ad comes on. Brand tries to make you laugh. Between agents and actors, tens of thousands of dollars are handed over in the hope that you'll smile and feel good about the brand.  The ad will of course finish directing to you shop online. 'Click and collect' and all that. You hit the site and […]

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Posted on April 20th, 2015 in business culture

We run these events at Online Store Guys called Online Offline where we draw a 75-100 strong crowd to hear us interview someone behind a really clever, emerging brand. First up we had the founder of Bellroy, and more recently frank Body and Adore Beauty. I love the events, but I realised without my business partner […]

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Web hosting comparison

Posted on April 6th, 2015 in My Projects

Finding a web hosting plan is impossible if you’ve never done it before. I built a thing to help you find a suitable host really easily. There are literally hundreds of web hosts to choose from and your website could work fine on every single one of them. Most people complain about their web host, […]

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Posted on March 9th, 2015 in entrepreneurship

When you’re trying to make something big, bold and innovative, there will inevitably be times where it doesn’t seem like things are going your way. Growth is slow and you might even start having doubts about whether what you’re doing will work or is worthwhile. Those doubts creep into my head every now and then. […]

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Posted on February 23rd, 2015 in entrepreneurship

Same knowledge. Same circumstance. Same options available. If there was someone in your position, but with absolute determination and burning desire, what could they achieve? Why can’t that be you? Do you have the desire? It sounds like I’m getting all Dalai Lama on you now but that’s the question I’m asking myself with BodyWise […]

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Posted on February 4th, 2015 in Product

When you create a product you tend to see months and years into the future. Inevitably you ask whether you can squeeze these new features into the product. It’s only natural to want to make it bigger and better. How could anyone beat us if we have all these features? If you’re outsourcing development you’ll inevitably […]

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Posted on January 20th, 2015 in fitness tech

Everyone’s gushing about adding context to the data that our wearables produce. Shiny new start-up websites talk up the advanced data insight and how they’re going to find correlations in your data that tell you things that you never knew about how you live your life. Health data context and data insight is an engineers view of […]

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Posted on December 31st, 2014 in Life

Every year on New Years Eve I write a letter to myself summing up the year just gone and another written from 365 days into the future, summing up the year I’m just about to live. I’m pretty competitive, goal oriented and very self-motivated so this method gets me in a great frame of mind […]

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