2009

11 November, 2009

Project Manager Vacancy

This is now closed and we are no longer accepting applications.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our busy team. The role will involve managing projects on a day to day basis and liaising with clients and … Continue reading →

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11 August, 2009

Freelance Bookkeeper Required

This position has now been filled.

We’re currently looking for a freelance bookkeeper to work at our Heaton Chapel office for one day a week. Experience of using QuickBooks is essential.

The role will include:

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10 August, 2009

TEDx

On Friday afternoon Richard and I went along to TEDx Liverpool. If you haven’t encountered these events before it’s all about ‘ideas worth spreading’. This is their slogan. TED stands for ‘technology’, ‘design’ and ‘education’ but as the events … Continue reading →

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24 July, 2009

Twitter 101 for Business

If you are interested in last week’s post on Twitter and are thinking of giving it a go, check out Twitter’s own guide for businesses. It includes getting started, becoming familiar with the jargon, best practices, cases studies and links … Continue reading →

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14 July, 2009

Are you on Twitter?

Twitter

It’s easy to forget, what with all the media buzz, that not everyone is ‘on Twitter‘. And some people, not surprisingly, are a bit confused by it all.  I mean who cares that Stephen Fry was stuck in a … Continue reading →

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16 May, 2009

Social Technologies Summit – Futuresonic 09

This was my first year at the Social Technologies Summit. I’m not quite sure what I expected. Robots and brain scanners? Maybe – a little. The future? Certainly. My interest is threefold. Firstly, from a work point of view … Continue reading →

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11 May, 2009

Web Developer / Project Assistant Vacancy

This post has now been filled.

We’re currently looking for a Web Developer / Project Assistant to join our team.

Please find the details below. If you are interested in applying, please contact Jenny Hudson in the first instance for … Continue reading →

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28 April, 2009

An Internet Marketing Masterclass

I was privileged to have witnessed a fantastic presentation by Internet Marketing Expert Mark Attwood at a networking event/workshop in Manchester last night. A real internet professional, Mark treated us to over an hour of no nonsense practical advice that … Continue reading →

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16 April, 2009

Feeling Chipper

Big Chip Awards 09

We’re feeling pretty chuffed today. Vanilla Storm has been shortlisted for the Big Chip Awards in the category of Best Freelancer / Micro Enterprise. The judging panel will be making their decisions over the next few weeks and the winners … Continue reading →

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9 April, 2009

Closing for Easter

Chocolate Bunny

We’re closing today for the Easter weekend and will be back again on Tuesday.

Enjoy the Bank Holiday!… Continue reading →

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6 April, 2009

The Latest Addition to the Team

The latest addition to the Vanilla Storm team is PHP Developer, Clair Shaw.

A graduate of Lancaster University, Clair has a number of years commercial experience developing CMS and online shopping sites. Clair will be joining our development team to … Continue reading →

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22 February, 2009

Massive Growth in Social Networking Features on Online Stores Expected

Adobe have released their “Scene 7 2009 Online Customer Experience – The Next Generation” survey.
Amongst its detailed results it shows a growing trend within owners of online stores who are looking to add social media type functionality to their … Continue reading →

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9 February, 2009

Job Vacancy – PHP Developer – position closed

This position is now closed.

We are currently seeking a PHP Developer to join our expanding team in Heaton Chapel, South Manchester. The role would involve working on a number of exciting projects as the company expands its portfolio.

Salary … Continue reading →

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2 February, 2009

Press Pages

Press

I was interested to read an article by Jakob Nielsen on the use of press pages by journalists. The research included 3 studies taking place over several years. Sessions took place in the USA, Denmark, Hong Kong, and the UK.… Continue reading →

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19 January, 2009

Larger, Later and Longer

Brown Paper Parcels

According to IMRG (Interactive Media in Retail Group) online shopping this Christmas was ‘later, larger and longer than in 2007′. 3.8M Internet shoppers spent £102M online on Christmas Day alone, with many retailers beginning their online sales when stores closed … Continue reading →

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16 January, 2009

What We’ve Been Looking at on the Web this Week

This is what we’ve been looking at on the web this week.

Jenny

Untitled Books
www.untitledbooks.com

Untitled Books is an independent online book shop with a difference. Titles are handpicked by a bevy of booky types and the virtual stacks … Continue reading →

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