I cycled to Schopfheim. An easy tour about 20 km one way. Going I went via Brombach. Coming back I cycled on the other side of the Wiese river via Lörrach-Haagen. Riehen – Brombach – Steinen – Maulburg – Schopfheim – Haagen – Riehen There’s one stretch between Steinen and Höllstein where the bicycle route […]
Inspired by this recipe I made red lentil soup. Turned out very well. In addition to the curry and coriander, I added some ginger, chilis and some Nali sauce.
“Buvettes” are a big thing in Basel in summer. Their popularity is increasing. Same as street food trucks. Photos taken with a Moto G 2nd Gen smartphone. The best camera is the one that is with you.
Via the #confluencecon hashtag, I found some good background articles (thank you @ruthburr, @danlovejoy for tweeting). You are NOT the user. http://t.co/bMlp1uwJqU #ConfluenceCon #UX #Marketing — Dan Lovejoy (@danlovejoy) September 10, 2015 Take the time to understand your user. It will decrease the risk of creating an an unfavorable experience and give you an opportunity […]
Why No One Pays Attention to Your Marketing – Whiteboard Friday "if you don't test, you'll never know" http://t.co/9uk0hhiSaT — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) August 16, 2015
I read this article on writing: The Guide To Strategic Writing. The main idea, as proposed in the article, is to research and find a proven idea. Then, write an article that improves on this idea. Make sure the problem is real and your readers can relate to it The article provides a good overview […]
I just deleted over 20 WordPress themes that had accumulated in my wp-content folder. Feeling de-cluttered. I’ve kept Syntax and Underline. I’ve also been unlinking tonnes of broken links. Next, I need to figure out why comments are not getting thru. BTW, there’s a WordPress conf in Zurigo on 19 September. I’ve been using WordPress […]
Via T3N, I found this article on the changing web. Not sure if we can stop this development, but at least we can raise awareness, and point hyperlinks back to content that we like and cherish.
One of my favourite jokes is to walk into the office and complain about helmet hair. I keep saying that I’ll write a confessional book how bicycle helmets ruined my hairdo and life. I found some stats that show helmet hair is an issue for some bicycle commuters: Body image issues and appearance accounted for […]
I read this Forbes article on email subscription growth: 5 Email Growth Hacks From Someone Who Amassed A List of 750,000 Optimize your top pages Rock the bonus content Create email-based courses and recycle content If you don’t ask, you won’t get Have one core goal, and reverse engineer it. "I’m a do-er. I do […]
Two sites that I read regularly – Moz and Hubspot – analyzed and wrote about their own blog post frequency. Quality vs. Quantity: A 6-Month Analysis of the Age-Old Blogging Debate Raising the Bar: A Publishing Volume Experiment on the Moz Blog I am stunned. Flabbergasted. How will small and medium-sized enterprises thrive in such […]
Some snapshots from my Lake Sempach bicycle tour on Sunday: The tour is about 20 kilometers. If you have an all-terrain bicycle, try to follow the path closest to the lake. That’s more enjoyable than the busy road. I managed to miss the turn-off to Sursee SBB train station. And so I saw Schenkon twice. […]
A couple of months ago, I went thru an SEO audit. I wanted to write a blog post to reflect on what I learned. This is my feeble attempt to collect my thoughts and jot down some notes. Where available, I’ve tried to list my source links. What is an SEO audit? In an audit, […]
Some notes and photos from Saturday’s UX camp in Zürich: Adrian Sameli took us thru the process of building infographics. His tip on tools to use: Excel and Adobe Illustrator. He tried one or two infographic tools but didn’t like them much. In the discussion we looked at d3js.org. Next, I attended a session on […]
I found it. It’s at a pedestrian light near Basel SBB. A fun street art sticker I saw this past week.
Lingonberry. I like
It’s called Radcliffe by Anders Noren.
An orange vespa crossed my path this week.
Yesterday morning a cyclist decided to cycle thru one of the roundabouts the wrong way round. During early morning traffic to work. If you’re thinking probably a bicycle courier: This cyclist was a woman in her 30s or 40s. Nothing happened. No accident followed. But it still had me shaking my head. Road traffic rules […]
I hope you like some of the snaps I took today:
For future reference: Questions to consider before you delve into the details "What does our organization create that helps solve searchers' questions or problems? " http://t.co/tPTJq5Z6FB — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) February 4, 2015
At the dentist on Friday: A Herbert Grönemeyer song played on the radio and my dentist started whistling along while I was on the dentist’s chair. Too funny.