Posts in “Projects” update: authors and price comparison

I’ve been very bad and not done an update on the site’s progress in a long while. There’s been a lot going on.

New Features:
I have been pretty busy updating the site. First off, as a quick win I added a Google+ button. Next, I created Author pages, which as you can guess gives you a list of all the books the site has for a particular author. It all helps.

The next big addition is that I added our first alternative book seller. The Book Depository, is the second seller to go on, so you can now compare prices, on the price comparison site, pretty handy… I also started trying to add in Tescos through their Beta API, but it only covers groceries, which I found out though much faffing. Hopefully, they will soon expand it out to include books.

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posted 13/11/2011 - 1:10 am in Projects by

TwitterGalaxy – DIY Google Liquid Galaxy from Recycled Monitors with integrated Twitter Feed

I have been working in the R&D department for the last couple of weeks. One of the projects they were working on was a Google Liquid Galaxy setup. I asked if I could help out with my engineering skills. This is what I got up to… Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it


posted 11/09/2011 - 8:00 pm in Projects, Tech by

Best Cook Book is my attempt at a niche site. Inspired by Pat Flynn’s blog at and more specifically his Niche Site Dual

Based on the the first rule of niche site club “not talk about niche club”, ok so the second rule, create a site about some thing you like. I’m a keen cook and like most people I like saving money. So I came up with the idea of a price comparison site for cook books.

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posted 12/07/2011 - 6:57 pm in Projects by

20110715-120511.jpg is one of my own websites. Volvos are one of my favorite car manufactures and I wanted to create a website about there cars and there activities in motor sport. It also works as a handy test bed for monetization and tracking experiments.

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posted 05/04/2011 - 9:01 am in Projects by