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How to gain Tumblr followers quickly

How to gain Tumblr followers quickly

Several years ago I opened a Tumblr account but after a few posts didn’t see the point and left it lying, not doing very much since then.

While I’m aiming to get back into Tumblr again I came across this helpful and insightful video. She looks and sounds a bit laid back but I think she knows what she’s talking about. Worth watching. Hope you like it.


The Dark Side of WordPress

WordPress is wonderful! It is user-friendly, so simple to use & a very powerful system for building websites. There are stylish, appealing, and visually creative themes aplenty to choose from, as are plugins that provide features and functionality for almost any purpose. It is ‘Open Source’ so there are no costly license fees at theContinue Reading

WordPress Security Tips

Never use “Admin” as an ID. Some WordPress installers pre-populate your main login user ID to “Admin” during the initial installation. Never use “Admin” as a login ID on anything. Admin is the first and main username ID that hackers use in an attempt to access your website. I have enough experience of websites toContinue Reading

Data transfer & backup

Whether you are simply looking to backup your computer or laptop, or maybe transfer data between systems, the ‘Samsung M3 1TB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive’ is a great device. It’s small, light, has a decent capacity and powered via the USB connector, is easy and convenient to use. I’ve used these on severalContinue Reading

Best Ever Deal on Fujifilm X-M1

The latest deals on Fujifilm’s X-Trans Compact System Cameras have made them more attractive than ever. Check out the Fujifilm X-M1 at Amazon UK I’ve succumbed to the lure and ordered the Fujifilm X-M1 with 16-50mm kit lens from Amazon UK at an amazing price, the lowest so far. I just need to be patientContinue Reading

Pay As You Go Data, Voice & Text SIM Card with Adapters

Pay As You Go Data, Voice & Text SIM Card with Adapters Note that the products discussed on this page are for UK use only. Browsing some other articles on this website would make you aware of my experience using a preloaded data-only sim for my Tablet device, (for article click here). Having just obtainedContinue Reading

Moto G photos

A selection of photos taken with my new Moto G Android (4.3) Smartphone. I had a few days break at Kilconquhar Castle and took the opportunity to try out my new Moto G camera. All images are untouched apart from resizing, watermarking or by using the phones own apps to add effects. The first isContinue Reading

First Impressions of the Moto G

Okay. I’ve go one. I am now the proud owner of a Moto G (Motorola XT1032 Android smartphone). Yesterday, on the very first day of release to the public, I purchased one, although it has taken me a day to get into it and set it up with some of the great apps that areContinue Reading

Samsung Galaxy Tab Review

The Photographer’s Eye

People often buy expensive cameras but forget that to take great photos it is simply not enough to have a good camera and all the accessories. The greatest asset of any photographer is their own ‘creative eye’. Even those with a good natural creative talent can benefit from the knowledge and experience of others. SoContinue Reading

Mini hands-on review of Fujifilm X-Series

I had a brief hands-on with the Fujifilm X10, X100 & X-Pro1 at a local store recently. They were tethered so it was hard to make a full judgement of the ergonomics but it was a useful exercise and gave a good impression of how they might handle in proper use. Ergonomics are important AllContinue Reading

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Digital Camera (16MP)

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Digital Camera (16MP) with APS-C X-Trans CMOS Sensor Information, Fujifilm videos, review video, user video and purchasing link for the Fujifilm X-Pro1 Digital Camera. The Fujifilm X-Pro1 is the masterpiece in the X series range of cameras. Building on the hugely successful X100, the X-Pro1 is an interchangeable lens, compact system camera withContinue Reading

Interchangeable lens system camera from FUJIFILM: X-Pro1

Interchangeable lens system camera from FUJIFILM: X-Pro1 Featuring the new X-Trans CMOS sensor™ and an original FUJIFILM X-Mount and Hybrid Multi Viewfinder 09.01.2012 Press release from: FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO: Shigetaka Komori) are proud to announce the FUJIFILM X-Pro1, an all-new interchangeable lens camera system. The X-Pro1 features a 1 UPDATES: Click here toContinue Reading

Fujifilm Finepix X10 Fashion Photo Shoot

Fujifilm Finepix X10 Fashion Photo Shoot Fujifilm Finepix X10 – brand new camera for both professional and creative needs. The X10 functions will fire your passion for photography. Video of first fashion photo shot with only natural light, no studio flash, jpeg format, by photographer, Jacek Heliasz

The NEW Fujifilm X10 premium compact camera

The NEW Fujifilm X10 premium compact camera The NEW Fujifilm X10 premium compact camera sets new standards in style and quality for digital photography Announcement Date: 01 September 2011 Fujifilm is proud to announce the addition of a new premium compact camera to its digital camera line up for autumn 2011. The X10 features aContinue Reading