Three years ago today I published my first article on I Manage Products. While a fair amount’s changed since then, I’d like to think that some things remain the same. My writing style, for one, hasn’t really improved in three …
2012 was a real roller-coaster ride for me, both personally and professionally. Surprisingly (to me), it was only my first full year of blogging – I only started I Manage Products back in February 2011. But 2012 was the year I decided to step things up a little: yes, I procured a domain name. That made it official.
Oh yes, I also started a company and wrote some articles on product management…
If you change your self-hosted WordPress install so that it starts using SSL to secure the Admin interface, you may have noticed that some dynamic elements are no longer working, such as the Jetpack site stats graph or the fold out sub-menus on the main menu. Here’s how to fix it.
With the investment of a few hours’ effort, I doubled the speed of this WordPress blog and no coding was needed. This is great news if you’re a little intimidated by performance tuning. In this article I’m going to walk you through the steps I took.
As you may have gathered, I’ve been tinkering with the look of this site. Still early days yet and I’ve a bit more tinkering to do, but I think it’s an improvement. For those who are interested, I’m using Duster …
While I was working at a former start-up called Zeus Technology (now doing rather well for itself, thank you), one of the investors was a chap called Nic Brisbourne. He is a perfectly pleasant chap, but at the time he scared the life out of me. I think that subconsciously I worried I might scare him and his venture capital away. One day I accidentally nicked his taxi and he was surprising forgiving.
Someone I’ve come across recently and would recommend is Paul Dunay (@PaulDunay) and his Buzz Marketing blog. He specialises in B2B marketing and has particular insight into harnessing the power of Social Media. Well worth a read.
Happy Hallowe’en everyone! A quick blog recommendation for you today.
Catriona Cornett’s (@inspireUX) inspireUX blog provides quotes and articles on usability to inspire and connect the UX community. Take a look today!
A product manager who thinks they’ve got an easy ride because their product is a cash cow is probably missing the point. While failing or unpopular products have a more obvious set of problems to tackle, successful ones have a different set of arguably trickier problems
Hello all, hope you’re having a lovely, restful Sunday. I’ve finally got around to sharing with you the useful Product Management and Usability / User Experience bookmarks I’ve been accumulating.
I’ve found them particularly useful, I hope you will too. I’ve also thrown in a few of my friends’ sites and blogs and urge you to read the beautiful, insightful and occasionally disturbing things they say.